2022

  • Prof. Maksimovic is the recipient of the R. David Middlebrook Achievement Award for contributions to modeling and analysis of digitally controlled power converters.
  • New project: Modeling and Control of Resonant Inverters, a project sponsored by Eximis Surgical.
  • New project: Scalable Modular MVAC-to-DC Architecture, a collaboration project sponsored by Electric Hydrogen.
  • New project: Building Pandemic Resilience for Native American Communities, Flexible Air-Quality Control System, a project sponsored by NIST Rapid Assistance (for) Coronavirus Economic Response (RACER) program through PowerAmerica, a collaboration with Prof. Shelly Miller from CU-Boulder Mechanical Engineering. 
  • Congratulations to Branko Majmunovic who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Optimization of active-bridge-based modular power converters.

2021

  • New project: Data-Driven Design Automation Techniques for High-Performance Power Conversion Systems, a project sponsored by Lockheed Martin.
  • New Project: Gallium Nitride Power Amplifier Design, Test, & Advanced Packaging for High-Performance, collaboration with Prof. Zoya Popovic and Prof. Taylor Barton, including developments of monolithic GaN high-performance switch-mode converters.  
  • Congratulations to Vivek Sankaranarayanan who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Control Strategies for Efficiency Optimization of Composite Converters
  • Congratulations to Yucheng Gao who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Design and Optimization of a 100 kW Composite Converter for Electric Vehicle Drivetrain
  • Congratulations to Satyaki Mukherjee who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Wide Range DC-DC Power Conversion Systems - Architectures, Circuits and Components
  • Congratulations to Ph.D. students Skye Reese and Matthew Bossart who won NSF Graduate Research Fellowships! 
  • Congratulations to Kyle Goodrick who successfully defended his Ph.D. Thesis on Systematic Optimization of DC Distribution Architectures
  • New project: Synthesis of Extreme Efficiency Monolithic Power Converters, a project sponsored by Texas Instruments.

2020