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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

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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

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

Weiqiang Chen

M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Connecticut
B.E. Automation: Nanjing University of Science & Technology, China
Pursued degree: Ph.D.
Research interests: Power electronics, renewable energy, grid-connected systems.
Current project area: Power electronics for smart grid applications, specifically plug-in chargers and solar inverters.
E-mail: weiqiang.chen(@)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

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Arshiah Yusuf Mirza

BTech - Electrical and Electronics Engineering, SreeNidhi Institute of Science and Technology (JNTU-H), 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

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Jonathan Rarey

B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Connecticut, USA.
Pursued degree: M.S. (Part-time)
Research interests: Embedded Systems and Power Electronics
Current project area: Multi-level inverter control
E-mail: jonathan.rarey(@)uconn.edu

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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: Characteriazation and control of swithced reluctance motors
Other interests: Robotics
E-mail: zhe.4.zhang(@)uconn.edu

Andrew

Bailey Andrew

Pursued degree: BS Electrical Engineering (Currently Sophomore)
Research interests: Electric Machines for Wind Energy Systems
Current project area: Switched Reluctance Generators for Micro-wind Turbines
E-mail: bailey.andrew@uconn.edu

Daniel Dabkowski

Pursued degree: BS Electrical Engineering (Currently Senior)
Research interests: Electric Machines and Drives
Current project area: High-performance electric drives
E-mail: daniel.dabkowski@uconn.edu

Amy

Amy Robinson

Pursued degree: BS Electrical Engineering (Currently Senior)
Research interests: Energy efficiency, fuel-cell driven renewable energy, wind energy
Current project area: Advanced motor control and machine design
E-mail: amy.robinson(@)uconn.edu

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John Rockett

Pursued degree: BS Electrical Engineering (Currently Sophomore)
Research interests: Power Electronics and Drives
Current project area: Performance enhancement of electric machines and drives
E-mail: john.rockett(@)uconn.edu

 

Alumni

Visiting Scholars:

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

Ph.D.:

Yiqi Liu (Fall 2017)

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)

B.S.:

Anthony Trombetta
Ethan Dumaine
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