Two students and one faculty member from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science won presentation awards at the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exhibition (APEC), held March 16-20 in Ft. Worth, Texas. APEC is the largest and most prestigious power electronics conference in North America, and UT's power electronics group had 20 papers presented at the conference.
Assistant Professor, Dr. Daniel Costinett, won a best presentation award for his paper, "Active Balancing System for Electric Vehicles with Incorporated Low Voltage Bus." Ph.D. student Yalong Li, who is advised by Condra Chair of Excellence Professor Dr. Fred Wang, won for his paper presentation, "Analysis of the Relationship between Switching Frequency and Sub-module Capacitor Unbalanced Voltage for a Modular Multilevel Converter." Lakshmi Gopi Reddy, who is advised by Min H. Kao Professor Leon Tolbert, won for her paper, "Operation Parameter based Wirebond Model for a Power Module."
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