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Revitalized student PELS chapter at Virginia Tech featured in IEEE Magazine

Pat Wheeler with electric motorbike After nearly ten years, the Student Chapter of the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS) at Virginia Tech has enjoyed a resurgence, thanks to the e...

Congratulating CPES graduate - Ming Lu

Portrait image of Ming Lu Ming Lu completed his Ph.D. program in June 2017. His dissertation, "Synergetic Attenuation of Stray Magnetic Field in Inductive Power Transfer", a...

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Embedded Screen for Containing Common-Mode Current within a Power Module
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External Ramp Autotuning for Current Mode Control of Switching Converter
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