PowerAmerica Faculty

Across 18 different universities in the United States, PowerAmerica faculty are conducting groundbreaking work in silicon carbide and gallium nitride wide bandgap power electronics. Click on the headshots below to be directed to each faculty member’s webpage and learn more about them. 

Helen Li

Dr. Hui “Helen” Li

School: Florida State University
PowerAmerica Project: SiC Commercial PV Inverter
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Shiyan Jun

Dr. Yanjun Shi

School: Florida State University
PowerAmerica Project: SiC Commercial PV Inverter
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Spyridon Pavlidis

Dr. Spyridon Pavlidis

School: N.C. State University
PowerAmerica Project: Graduate WBG Semiconductor Power Device Lab

Paul Chow

Dr. Paul Chow

School: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
PowerAmerica Project: Documentation of Design and Process of GaN Power Devices

Stephen Bayne

Dr. Stephen Bayne

School: Texas Tech
PowerAmerica Project: Reliability Analysis of Wide Bandgap Power Devices

Rolando Burgos

Dr. Rolando Burgos

School: Virginia Tech
PowerAmerica Projects:
EMI Mitigation and Containment in SiC-Based Modular UPS for Commercial Applications; 100 kW Commercial PV Inverter with Efficiency > 99% Operating in iTCM

Yilmaz Sozer
Kevin Bai

Dr. Kevin Bai 

School/year: University of Tennessee – Knoxville
PowerAmerica Project: Comparing SiC and GaN Electric Vehicle Chargers
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