Power and Energy

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New opportunities in electrical energy and power systems are arising with advances in materials, communications, computation, and control. Students and faculty are investigating energy conversion systems where enhanced performance of electrical machines and power electronics is being exploited to develop a variety of novel applications, from automotive propulsion systems to wind generators. Power systems research is seeking new tools and techniques for improving grid efficiency and robustness. An important aspect of this work is the development of network control strategies for enhancing grid responsiveness, and enabling greater levels of renewable generation.


Electric Machines and Drives
Power Electronics
Power Systems Analysis, Optimization and Control

Related Links

Michigan Energy Institute
Michigan Power and Energy Lab
School of Natural Resources and Environment

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ECE Faculty

Avestruz, Al-Thaddeus
Hiskens, Ian A.
Hofmann, Heath
Mathieu, Johanna

Courtesy Faculty

Goldman, Rachel S.
Stefanopoulou, Anna