Students and Researchers

Current Ph.D. Students

Ali Yousef
Research Focus:
Renewable Energy, Power Electronics, Machines and Control
MSEE from Univserity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2012
BSEE from Birzait University, Palestine, 2009
Zeljko Jankovic
Research Focus:
Modeling and Implementation of a Microgrid-tie Power Inverter
B.S. from University of Belgrade,Belgrade, Serbia 2009.
Bora Novakovic
Research Focus:
Renewable Energy
B.S. from University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia 2007.
Azadeh Mazaheri
Research Focus: 
Energy Efficiency and Modeling Energy Storage for Buildings
MSEE from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 2015.
B.S. from Islamic Azad University of Najafabad, Najafabad, Iran 2003.
Prathamesh Vadhavkar
Research Focus: 
Control Strategies for Regenerative Active Front End Converters
and Estimate LCL Filter Parameters
MSEE from Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, 2007.
BSEE from University of Pune, Pune, India, 2004.
Ahmad El Shafei
Research Focus:
Microgrids, Energy Storage, and Battery Management System Design
B.E. from the American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon,2013.
Garry Jean-Pierre
Research Focus:
Controls, Power Electronics, Renewable Energy
MSE from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 2017.
BSEE from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 2016.
Fanglue Ju
Research Focus:
Grid-tied power converter and power transistor technologies
MSEE from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2015.
B.S. from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2014.
B.S. from North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China, 2012.
Tianchen Li
Research Focus:
EMI in WBG devices
MSEE from University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2013
BSEE from Jiangsu University of Science and Technology, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu, China, 2010
Hadi Akbarihaghighat
Research Focus:
Microgrid Control, Industrial Data Networking,Controller Design
BSEE from Amikabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2001.
MSEE from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 2003


Farzad Banihashemi

Willy Sedano

Current Masters Students

Rounak Siddaiah
Research Focus:
Controls,Power electronics and Optimization.
B.E. from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Bangalore,India,2015.
Jacob Gudex

Mark Vyodger

Amin Khanlar

Fatima Nasiri

Karthik Palaniappan

Anna Brinck

Current Undergraduate Students

Ian Buck
Research Focus:
Energy Storage and Data Acquisition