Design modern switched-mode power converters; create high-performance control loops around power converters; understand efficiency, power density and cost trade-offsBy 2030, 80% of all electrical energy will be processed by power electronics. Professional advantages continue to grow for technical engineers who understand the fundamental principles and technical requirements of modern power conversion systems. This specialization covers design-oriented analysis, modeling and simulation techniques leading to practical engineering of high-performance power electronics systems.
Created by: James Zweighaft
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James Zweighaft is an instructor at University of Colorado Boulder, where he created and teaches the graduate course Embedding Sensors and Actuators. Prior to joining the faculty, Jim worked over 30 years as a servo engineer in computer tape drives and robotic libraries at Storage Technology, Exabyte and Benchmark. In addition, he has worked with X-ray Computed Tomography systems for Imtec and 3M corporations. Jim holds Bachelors (Stony Brook University) and Masters (Cornell University) degrees in Electrical Engineering. He has authored 28 US utility patents.