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AliBazzi2 - Ali Bazzi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at his lab on Dec. 21, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Prof. Ali Bazzi, Ph.D., UTC Associate Professor of Engineering Innovation

  • Ph.D. Electrical Engineering: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • M.E. Electrical Engineering: American University of Beirut
  • B.E. Electrical Engineering: American University of Beirut

Research interests

  • Power electronics applications in motor drives, renewable energy systems (especially solar photovoltaics), micro-grids, and smart-grid.
  • Control and estimation in power electronics applications for efficiency, reliability, and operational enhancement.
  • Loss estimation in power electronic systems, specifically in motor drives.
  • Modeling, control, and simulation of power and energy systems in general.

E-mail

bazzi@uconn.edu

More Information

Personal Website
Google Scholar Profile

JonB

Jonathan Blake

B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Connecticut, USA.

Pursued degree: M.S. (Part-time)

Research interests: Power converter design and control

Current project area: Dual-active bridge converters

E-mail: jonathan.blake@uconn.edu

MA

Muhammed Ali GΓΌltekin

BS: Istanbul Technical University, Control and Automation Engineering, 2016

MS: Istanbul Technical University, Electrical Engineering, 2020

Pursued Degree: Ph.D.

Research interests: Power Electronics, Electric Vehicles, Renewable Energy

Current project area: Modeling and Control of Electric Drives and Devices

E-mail: muhammed_ali.gultekin(@)uconn.edu

EthanH

Ethan Hotchkiss

B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Connecticut, USA.

Pursued degree: M.S.

Research interests: Power Electronics

Current project area: Design and Control of a Multi-Level Inverter

E-mail: ethan.hotchkiss@uconn.edu

Arshiah1

Arshiah Yusuf Mirza

M.S. Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Connecticut, USA.

B.Tech. Electrical and Electronics Engineering, JNTU-Hyderabad, India

Pursued degree: Ph.D.

Research interests: Electric Machines & Drives, Sustainable Energy, Power Electronics

Current project area: Performance enhancement of electric machines and drives.

E-mail: arshiah.mirza(@)uconn.edu

Zhe

Zhe Zhang

M.E. Electrical Engineering: Beijing Jiaotong University

B.E. Electrical Engineering: Beijing Jiaotong University

Pursued degree: Ph.D.

Research interests: Power electronics and electric drives

Current project area: Mitigating electromagnetic interference

Other interests: Robotics

E-mail: zhe.4.zhang(@)uconn.edu

Alumni

Visiting Scholars:

Prof. Christos Mademlis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (Spring 2017)

Ph.D.:

Yiqi Liu (Fall 2017)

Weiqiang Chen (Fall 2018)

M.S.:

Amruta Kulkarni (Spring 2014)

Weiqiang Chen (Spring 2015)

Xiaofang Shi (Summer 2015)

Artur Ulatowski (Spring 2016)

Yiqi Liu (Fall 2016)

Interns:

Elie Libbos (Summer 2017)

Johyun Min (Summer 2017)

Aline Ghaoui (Summer 2019)

B.S.:

Anthony Trombetta

Ethan Dumaine

Michael Stettenbenz

Daniel Popoli

Jonathan Weiss

Jonathan Rarey

Jason Meyer

Antony Xenophontos

Luocheng Wang

Manal Tahhan

Nolan Grant

Patrick Vicente

Alexander Sawyer

Ernesto Ortega-Hernandez

Bryan Davis

Amy Robinson

Bailey Andrew

Daniel Dabkowski

John Rockett