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Krishnamoorthy Wins Inaugural IEEE PELS Young Exceptional Service Award

“For Dr Harish Krishnamoorthy, Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering and associate director of the Power Electronics, Microgrids & Subsea Electrical Systems Center (PEMSEC), it’s unlikely that he’ll forget the date of June 7 any time soon.”

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Using NSF CAREER Award For Game-Changing Research

“Without power conversion, you cannot really get energy from or efficiently from solar panels and wind turbines, you cannot charge electric vehicles, you cannot run motor drives in electric vehicles, because power electronics is an essential component,” said Harish Krishnamoorthy, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Houston. “This is a critical area of research and development.”

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PEMSEC team members took 3rd place in the inaugural Carbon Management Collegiate Competition, hosted by Fossil Energy and Carbon Management!

Congratulations to team GreenHouston – consisting of PEMSEC Lab members Massiagbe Diabate and Steven Chen for earning 3rd place in the inaugural Carbon Management Collegiate Competition, hosted by Fossil Energy and Carbon Management!

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PEMSEC team led by Dr Krishnamoorthy presented the work on Miniaturized Pulsed Power Systems (Mini-PulPS) architectures at ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit

Led by the efforts of UH Cullen College of Engineering Professor Harish Sarma Krishnamoorthy, the University of Houston will work alongside Harvard University and Schlumberger-Doll Research Center to develop Miniaturized Pulsed Power Systems (Mini-PulPS) architectures.

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Dr Rajashekara Named Global Energy Prize Laureate

“Professor Rajashekara does not see limits, only possibilities. Electric vehicles are changing the way the world moves, and he has played a vital role in the exploration and improvement of this innovation.” – Renu Khator – University of Houston president.

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ECE Doctoral Candidate Sayed Takes Home Presentation Award From 2022 IEEE APEC

Hussain Sayed, a doctoral candidate in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department and at the Power Electronics, Microgrids, and Subsea Electrical Systems Center (PEMSEC), was awarded for his research presentation on GaN / reliability.

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ECE’s Krishnamoorthy Named OTC Emerging Leader

Harish Sarma Krishnamoorthy, Ph.D., an Assistant Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the Cullen College of Engineering, is part of the 2022 class for the Offshore Technology Conference’s Emerging Leaders Program.

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UH Researchers Receive $4.4M to Develop Clean Energy Technologies
University of Houston researchers have received $4.4 million from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for two projects developed in the Cullen College of Engineering and Texas Center for Superconductivity at the University of Houston (TcSUH).

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