Power America Faculty

PowerAmerica faculty herald from 16 universities across the United States and conduct groundbreaking work in silicon carbide and gallium nitride wide bandgap power electronics. Click on the headshot to be directed to each faculty member’s webpage (if applicable) and learn more about them. 

Dr. Sarit Dar

School: Auburn University
PowerAmerica Project: Development of an Open Gate Dieelectric Process for SiC MOSFET Manufacturing

Dr. Hui “Helen” Li

School: Florida State University
PowerAmerica Project: SiC Commercial PV Inverter
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Dr. Yanjun Shi

School: Florida State University
PowerAmerica Project: SiC Commercial PV Inverter
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Dr. Allan Taylor

School: Kettering University

Dr. Mark Thompson

School: Kettering University

Dr. Spyridon Pavlidis

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

Dr. Paul Chow

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

Dr. Stephen Bayne

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

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

Dr. Umesh Mishra

School: UC Santa Barbara
PowerAmerica Project: N-Polar GaN Power Devices

Dr. Kevin Bai 

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