khurram afridi
Goh Faculty Fellow

Khurram Afridi is an Assistant Professor in Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering and Goh Faculty Fellow at the University of Colorado Boulder. He received a BS in electrical engineering from Caltech, and SM and PhD degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from MIT. His research interests are in power electronics and energy systems incorporating power electronic controls. Prior to joining CU Boulder he was a visiting faculty at MIT and the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer of Techlogix. He has also worked for JPL, Lutron, Philips, and Schlumberger. From 2004 to 2008 he led the development of LUMS School of Science and Engineering (SSE) as Project Director. He was the Technical Program Committee chair for the IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference 2015. He received the Carnation Merit Award from Caltech, the BMW Scientific Award from BMW AG, the Werner-von-Siemens Chair for Power Electronics from LUMS SSE, the Dean’s Professional Progress Award from CU Boulder, and the National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2016). He is co-author of two IEEE prize papers.