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University of Colorado at Boulder
Program Description:

The Colorado Power Electronics Center engages in industry-sponsored research in the following areas: Practical digital control of switched-mode power supplies, Analog/mixed-signal IC design for power applications, Electronic ballast modeling, design, and control, Low-harmonic rectifier technology, Modular and composite converters for automotive applications. A professional certificate program in power electronics offers a sequence of three graduate courses in SMPS, and a new online program is offered through Coursera. Course offerings: Introduction to Power Electronics, Modeling and Control of Power Electronics Systems, Resonant and Soft-Switching Techniques in Power Electronics, Power Electronics in PV Systems Lab, Project Lab in Power Electronics, Introduction to Analog IC Design, Mixed-Signal IC Design, Power Electronics for Electric Drive Vehicles, Variable-Speed AC Drives, Renewable Energy and the Future of the Power Grid, Power Systems Analysis, Advances in Control and Optimization of Power Systems.

# Grad students: 15-20 in PhD program plus 20-25 in professional master’s program
# Undergrad students: 30
Contact name: Prof. Robert Erickson
Department website:
Department: Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering

Robert Erickson, Dragan Maksimovic, Khurram Afridi, Hanh-Phuc Le

General contact info:

Department of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
Campus Box 425
University of Colorado Boulder
Boulder, CO 80309

Student body description:

Approximately half of our EE and ECE seniors enroll in our PV power electronics lab. A Professional MS program specializing in power electronics requires professional coursework in power electronics and related fields, including the PV power electronics lab and a power electronics project lab.

University website:

Site Design: David Fogle Design

Contact us:   Tel: (973) 543-9660   Fax: (973) 543-6207
P.O. Box 418, Mendham, NJ 07945-0418
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