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Dr. Burak Ozpineci

Joint Faculty with ORNL

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Contact Information

Email: ozpineci@utk.edu
Web: PEEMRC Staff
Mailing Address:
EECS Main Office
Min H. Kao Building, Room 401
1520 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2250
Office Phone: 865-974-3461
Office Fax: 865-974-5483

Areas of Interest

  • system-level impact of SiC power devices
  • multilevel inverters
  • power converters for distributed energy resources and hybrid electric vehicles
  • intelligent control applications for power converters

Education

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2002
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1998
  • BS from Orta Dogu Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

Background

Dr. Burak Ozpineci is the group leader of the of the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He received a M.S. and Ph.D. from The University of Tennessee in electrical engineering in 1998 and 2002, respectively, and his B.S. degree from the Orta Dogu Technical University, Ankara, Turkey. He joined the Post-Masters Program with the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Group at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2001 and became a full time staff member at the PEEMRG in 2002. Dr. Ozpineci is the Chair of the IEEE PELS Rectifiers and Inverters Technical Committee and was Transactions Review Chairman of the IEEE Industry Applications Society Industrial Power Converter Committee, and He also has a Joint Faculty Associate Professor position with The University of Tennessee. His research interests include system-level impact of SiC power devices, multilevel inverters, power converters for distributed energy resources and hybrid electric vehicles, and intelligent control applications for power converters.

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