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Robert Pilawa-Podgurski

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Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2012)

Prof. Pilawa-Podgurski is pursuing research in the field of power electronics, with a focus on renewable energy, low-voltage power delivery, and energy harvesting applications. He is looking for new and efficient ways to capture and convert electric energy. Specifically, he is interested in the development and control of new power converter architectures that take advantage of low-cost CMOS processes to reduce size and cost, while improving conversion efficiency. He is also actively involved in research that applies distributed power electronics to achieve system-level improvements in solar photovoltaic applications and other energy conversion devices.

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