Some of the Past Researchers and Students of LESES

Current Researchers and Students of LESES

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Alireza Mojab

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Rajni Kant, Ph.D.

@ GE

Tahir, Ph.D.

@ UET

Rongjun, Ph.D.

@ Rockwell

Tirtha, Ph.D.

@ Fairchild

Kaustuva, Ph.D.

@ Philips

Sanjaya, Ph.D.

@ Infineon

Alireza, Ph.D.

@ Enphase

Ankit, Ph.D.

Alireza, Ph.D.

Nikhil, Ph.D.

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Arash, Ph.D.

@ ABB

Siamak, Ph.D.

@ LHV Power Corporation

Hossein, Ph.D.

@ ABB

Xinmei, Visiting Professor

@ Xian Univ. of Technology

Sukanya, Visiting Professor

@ Bengal Eng. &Sci. Univ.

Eduardo, Research Scientist

@ Eprail, ICAI

Akshay, PostDoc

@ NUS

Debanjan, Ph.D.

Salem, Ph.D.

Shirish, M.S.

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Tirthajyoti Sarkar

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Tahir, Research Scientist

@ UET

Tirtha, PostDoc

@ Fairchild

Kaustuva, PostDoc

@ Philips

Fazal, Visiting Professor

@ National Inst. of Tech. Silchar

Srikanta, Research Scientist

Adel, Visiting Professor

@ Georgia Southern

Priyadarshini, M.S.

@ Propelsys

Harshit, Research Specialist

TBA, PostDoc

 

 

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Lavanya, M.S.

@ Caterpillar

Tan, M.S.

@ National Instruments

Adnan, M.S.

@ International Rectifier

Adam, M.S.

@ Forsythe Technology

Piotr, M.S.

@ Metra

Nikhil, M.S.

@ UIC (Ph.D.)

Harshit, M.S.

@ UIC

 

 

 

 

 

Visiting Professors, Research Scientists, and Post-Doctoral Researchers

Ph.D. Students

M.S. Students

1.          Prof. X. Wang, 02/01/14 - 04/16/15, Visiting Professor, Research Focus: Optically switched GaN based pulsed power semiconductor devices, Role: Advisor, Current Placement: Associate Professor, Xian University of Technology

2.          Prof. E.P. da la Fuente, 07/1/13 - 07/19/14, Research Scientist and Visiting Professor, Research Focus: Smart grid in railway systems, power system transient stability analysis, Role: Advisor, Current Placement: President, Eprail

3.          Prof. M. Tahir, 07/15/14 - 09/15/14, Research Scientist, Research Focus: Event driven priority based demand control for microgrid, Role: Advisor, Current Placement: Associate Professor, UET

4.          Prof. A. El Shahat, 02/14 - 08/14, Visiting Professor, Research Focus: Microgrid modeling and analysis, Role: Advisor, Current Placement: Visiting Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern

5.          Dr. S.N. Bose, 06/01/09 - 07/10/11, Research Scientist, Research Focus: Design and fabrication of monolithic GaN-SiC optically triggered heterostructure power transistor, Role: Advisor

6.          Dr. A.K. Rathore, 09/01/09 - 09/15/10, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Research Focus: High frequency power conversion systems for renewable energy systems, Role: Advisor, Current placement: Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore

7.          Dr. K. Acharya, 01/09 - 06/09, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Research Focus: Sequence based control of power electronics converters, Role: Advisor, First placement: Philips

8.          Dr. T. Sarkar, 01/01/09 - 12/15/09, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Research Focus: GaAs based optically triggered power transistor for optically-activated gate control of Si/SiC power MOSFETs, Role: Advisor, First placement: R&D Fairchild

9.          Prof. S. Parui, 03/07 - 09/07, Visiting Professor, Research Focus: Nonlinear analysis of interactive power networks, Role: Advisor, Current placement: Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Bengal Engineering and Science U, India

10.      Prof. F. Talukdar, 06/06 - 08/06, Visiting Professor, Research Focus: High-power high-frequency-link inverter, Role: Advisor, Current placement: Professor, Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering, National Institute of Technology, India

11.      N. Kumar, 08/15 - 12/18 (expected), Ph.D., Expected Dissertation Title: Power signal integrity in high-frequency distributed power system, Role: Advisor

12.      S. Batiyah, 08/15 - 12/18 (expected), Ph.D., Expected Dissertation Title: Switching-sequence-based control of differential-mode inverter, Role: Advisor

13.      D. Chatterjee, 08/15 - 12/18 (expected), Ph.D., Expected Dissertation Title: Generalized control of converters using predictive switching sequences, Role: Advisor

14.      A. Gupta, 08/13 - 12/16 (expected), Ph.D., Expected Dissertation Title: Optimal high-frequency-link power electronics for Boolean microgrid, Role: Advisor

15.      A. Mojab, 01/13 - 12/15 (expected), Ph.D., Expected Dissertation Title: Very high voltage optically controlled integrated SiC thyristor, Role: Advisor

16.      S. Mehrnami, 08/11 - 12/14, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Universal high-frequency-link microconverter for renewable/alternative energy, Role: Advisor, This student received the 2013 IEEE PEDG Best Paper Award, First placement: LHV Power Corporation

17.      H. Riazmontazer, 08/11 - 09/16, Ph.D., Expected Dissertation Title: Switching transition control of insulated-gate power semiconductor devices, Role: Advisor

18.      A. Rahnamaee, 08/10 - 01/15, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Soft-switched hybrid-modulation scheme for an isolated dc-link-capacitor-less three-phase pulsating-dc-link inverter, Role: Advisor, First placement: ABB

19.      A. Tajfar, 01/10 - 02/14, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: A unified controller for a high-frequency-link inverter, Role: Advisor, First placement: Enphase Energy

20.      Y. Ma, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Optimal spectrum sensing in cognitive radio networks and utility optimization in wireless sensor networks, Role: Committee Member

21.      C. Rathod, 08/04 - 10/08, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: A multi-body system approach for the analysis of railroad vehicles using a finite element flexible track model, Role: Committee Member

22.      R. Huang, 01/04 - 06/09, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Soft-switched dc/dc converter for high-power high-frequency-link power system, Role: Advisor, This student was the co-recipient of the IEEE Future Energy Challenge Award, First placement: International Rectifier

23.      T. Muhammad, 01/04 - 08/08, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Wireless communication protocols and resource optimization for distributed control of power networks, Role: Advisor, This student received the Outstanding Paper Award for the 2007 IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking, First placements: Assistant Professor, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan and Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute of Microelectronics and Wireless Systems, National University of Ireland

24.      K. Acharya, 01/04 - 12/08, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Global stability analyses and controller design for switching power converters in interactive power-electronics networks, Role: Advisor, This student was the co-recipient of the IEEE Future Energy Challenge Award and holds one U.S. Patent that is based on his graduate research work, First placement: Post-doctoral research associate, University of Illinois, Chicago

25.      R.K. Burra, 12/03 - 01/06, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: High performance inverter design for stationary fuel cell power system, Role: Advisor, This student was the co-recipient of the IEEE Future Energy Challenge Award, First placement: GE Corporate Research

26.      T. Sarkar, 08/03 - 12/09, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Optical-intensity-modulated gate control of power-electronic-system performance, Role: Advisor, This student received the prestigious 2007 Joseph J. Suozzi IEEE International Telecommunications Energy Conference Fellowship in Power Electronics, First placement: Post-doctoral research associate, University of Illinois, Chicago

27.      S.K. Pradhan, 08/03 - 02/07, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Modeling, analysis and control of effects of the electrical feedbacks on PSOFC power conditioning system, Role: Advisor, This student was the co-recipient of the IEEE Future Energy Challenge Award, First placement: Philips Research

28.      D. Rancruel, 08/01 - 08/05, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Optimization of solid-oxide fuel cell balance-of-plant system, Role: Committee Member, First placement: General Electric

29.      S. Haggag, 08/01 - 08/04, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Fault-tolerant steer by-wire control system for articulated vehicle, Role: Committee Member, First placement: Caterpillar

30.      S. Raizada, 08/15 - 08/17 (expected), M.S., Expected Thesis Title: TBD, Role: Advisor

31.      N. Kumar, 01/14 - 07/15, M.S., Thesis Title: Frequency-dependent criterion for mitigating effects of transmission line terminated with linear loads, Role: Advisor, First placement: Doctoral student at UIC

32.      H. Soni, 10/13 - 07/15, M.S., Thesis Title: Modular control of differential-mode Cuk inverter, Role: Advisor, First placement: Research at UIC

33.      N. Jin, 01/05-10/11, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Neural network-based e-adaptive dynamic programming and e-optimal control for nonlinear systems, Role: Committee Member

34.      P. Sivasubramania, 09/10 - 01/13, M.S., Thesis Title: A differential-mode current-sourced high-frequency-link photovoltaic inverter, Role: Advisor, First placement: Propelsys Technologies LLC

35.      A. Myer, 06/10 - 04/13, M.S., Title: Optically controlled high-gain wide-bandgap power semiconductor device, Role: Advisor, First placement: Forsythe Technology

36.      M. Tarallo, 08/08 - 04/10, M.S., Thesis Title: Strategies for NoC Architectures, Role: Committee Member

37.      P. Jedraszczak, 01/08 - 06/09, M.S., Thesis Title: All-SiC based high-temperature PHEV converter, Role: Advisor, This student secured second place finish in the 2007 UIC Engineering Expo Design Contest

38.      C.M. Tan, 01/05 - 01/07, M.S., Thesis Title: Design of a hybrid controller ASIC for a VRM using 90 nm CMOS process, Role: Advisor, First placement: Linear Technology

39.      O. Kovalenko, 08/04 - 08/05, M.S., Thesis Title: Adaptive critic learning techniques for automotive engine control, Role: Committee Member

40.      E. Zordan, 08/03 - 08/05, M.S., Thesis Title: Model and analysis of a MEMS micropump, Role: Committee Member

41.      R. Gomm, 08/03 - 08/06, Ph.D., Dissertation Title: Real time automated planning and control of construction equipment mechanism, Role: Committee Member

42.      W. Gaiotto, 08/02 - 01/04, M.S., Thesis Title: Bandwidth estimation and load balancing in stream control transport protocol, Role: Committee Member

43.      K. Acharya, 08/02 - 11/03, M.S., Thesis Title: System interaction analyses of SOFC power system, Role: Advisor, First placement: Doctoral student at UIC

44.      R.K. Burra, 08/02 - 11/03, M.S., Thesis Title: SOFC power conditioner, Role: Advisor, First placement: Doctoral student at UIC

45.      S.L. Kamisetty, 08/01 - 03/04, M.S., Thesis Title: Nonlinear multiphase voltage regulated module (VRM) controller, Role: Advisor, First placement: Caterpillar

46.      A. Lokhandwala, 08/01 - 01/04, M.S., Thesis Title: SOFC power conditioner, Role: Advisor, First placement: International Rectifier

47.      M. Gelmi, 08/00 - 01/02, M.S., Thesis Title: Low-power PD-SOI Circuits, Role: Committee Member