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The ASPIRE NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC) at Utah State University (USU) has an immediate opening for a full time Lead Engineer to lead our pre-pilot and pilot demonstration activities in static and dynamic wireless charging and smart charge manage
Opening for a Lead Engineer Wireless Charging Position

Opening for a Lead Engineer Wireless Charging Position

The ASPIRE NSF Engineering Research Center (ERC) at Utah State University (USU) has an immediate opening for a full time Lead Engineer to lead our pre-pilot and pilot demonstration activities in static and dynamic wireless charging and smart charge manage...

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Autonomous underwater vehicles, or AUVs, are unmanned robots sent into the ocean to do all of sorts of things: create maps of the ocean floor, gather environmental information, identify hazards to navigation, document shipwrecks, etc. But charging them ca
USU Electrical Engineers Develop Wireless Charger for AUVs | College of Engineering

USU Electrical Engineers Develop Wireless Charger for AUVs

Autonomous underwater vehicles, or AUVs, are unmanned robots sent into the ocean to do all of sorts of things: create maps of the ocean floor, gather environmental information, identify hazards to navigation, document shipwrecks, etc. But charging them ca...

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A team of researchers from Utah State University were named one of ten finalists in the nationwide American-Made Solar Prize competition.
Utah State University Team Named Finalist in National Solar Prize Competition | College of Engineering

Utah State University Team Named Finalist in National Solar Prize Competition

A team of researchers from Utah State University were named one of ten finalists in the nationwide American-Made Solar Prize competition.

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Jackson Morgan has always been interested in space, and he chose electrical engineering so he could work on electric propulsion.
Student Spotlight: Jackson Morgan | College of Engineering

Student Spotlight: Jackson Morgan

Jackson Morgan has always been interested in space, and he chose electrical engineering so he could work on electric propulsion.

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A team of researchers from Utah State’s Power Electronics Lab have developed a DC current–to–DC voltage power converter.
USU Researchers Develop Power Converter for Long-Distance, Underwater Electric Grids | College of Engineering

USU Researchers Develop Power Converter for Long-Distance, Underwater Electric Grids

A team of researchers from Utah State’s Power Electronics Lab have developed a DC current–to–DC voltage power converter.

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ASPIRE Researchers successfully patented technology for a high-power-density battery converter. Their U.S. patent issued Feb. 9 will support the center’s mission to develop sustainable, economically sound electrified transportation.
ASPIRE Researchers Granted Patent for Converter Topology that Improves EV Charging | College of Engineering

ASPIRE Researchers Granted Patent for Converter Topology that Improves EV Charging

ASPIRE Researchers successfully patented technology for a high-power-density battery converter. Their U.S. patent issued Feb. 9 will support the center’s mission to develop sustainable, economically sound electrified transportation.

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The National Science Foundation has awarded Utah State University a five-year, $26 million grant, renewable to 10-year, $50.6 million, to develop an international research center dedicated to advancing sustainable, electrified transportation.
USU Launches NSF-funded Engineering Research Center for Electrified Transportation | College of Engineering

USU Launches NSF-funded Engineering Research Center for Electrified Transportation

The National Science Foundation has awarded Utah State University a five-year, $26 million grant, renewable to 10-year, $50.6 million, to develop an international research center dedicated to advancing sustainable, electrified transportation.

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Utah State University researchers will receive four major grants from the U.S. Department of Energy to lead advancements in vehicle and transportation technology.
USU Awarded $5.6M for Vehicle Technology Research | College of Engineering

USU Awarded $5.6M for Vehicle Technology Research

Utah State University researchers will receive four major grants from the U.S. Department of Energy to lead advancements in vehicle and transportation technology.

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The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at USU has an immediate opening for a Lab Technician III. The position is with the USU Power Electronics Laboratory and the Center for Sustainable Electrified Transportation.
Opening for a Lab Technician III Position

Opening for a Lab Technician III Position

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at USU has an immediate opening for a Lab Technician III. The position is with the USU Power Electronics Laboratory and the Center for Sustainable Electrified Transportation.

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An international conference on electric roads and vehicles returns to Park City in February. The Conference on Electric Roads & Vehicles connects leaders worldwide in transportation infrastructure, electric utilities and auto manufacturing.
Conference on Roads and Electric Vehicle Returns to Park City | College of Engineering

Conference on Roads and Electric Vehicle Returns to Park City

An international conference on electric roads and vehicles returns to Park City in February. The Conference on Electric Roads & Vehicles connects leaders worldwide in transportation infrastructure, electric utilities and auto manufacturing.

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Utah State University (USU) undergraduate students Rees Hatch, Mahmoud Mansour, Garrett Witmer and Oscar Silva, and faculty co-advisor Dr. Hongjie Wang, attended the IFEC 2019 final round held at University of Wisconsin-Madison from July 29 to 31.
USU Undergraduate Student Team Win the Ingenuity Award at IFEC 2019

USU Undergraduate Student Team Win the Ingenuity Award at IFEC 2019

Utah State University (USU) undergraduate students Rees Hatch, Mahmoud Mansour, Garrett Witmer and Oscar Silva, and faculty co-advisor Dr. Hongjie Wang, attended the IFEC 2019 final round held at University of Wisconsin-Madison from July 29 to 31.

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In October 2018, DOE awards USU, WAVE, Cummins, Schneider, the Port of Los Angeles and TTSI $8.4 million to develop and deploy 500 kW wireless charger for EV drayage trucks at the Port of Los Angeles.
Wireless Extreme Fast Charging for Electric Trucks (WXFC-Trucks)

Wireless Extreme Fast Charging for Electric Trucks (WXFC-Trucks)

In October 2018, DOE awards USU, WAVE, Cummins, Schneider, the Port of Los Angeles and TTSI $8.4 million to develop and deploy 500 kW wireless charger for EV drayage trucks at the Port of Los Angeles.

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IFEC is an international student competition for innovation, conservation, and effective use of electrical energy, which is open to college and university student teams from recognized undergraduate engineering programs in any location.
USU Team Goes to the Final Round of the IFEC Competition

USU Team Goes to the Final Round of the IFEC Competition

IFEC is an international student competition for innovation, conservation, and effective use of electrical energy, which is open to college and university student teams from recognized undergraduate engineering programs in any location.

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UPEL is proud to announce that Dr. Hongjie Wang will be joining the ECE Faculty this fall at Utah State University.
Dr. Hongjie Wang Joins UPEL and SELECT | Utah State University Power Electronics Lab

Dr. Hongjie Wang Joins UPEL and SELECT

UPEL is proud to announce that Dr. Hongjie Wang will be joining the ECE Faculty this fall at Utah State University.

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USU’s GEAR UP team attended the Utah Governor’s Energy Summit in Salt Lake City on May 30, 2019 to demonstrate their dynamic wireless charging Green Power race car.
USU GEAR UP team meets US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry

USU GEAR UP team meets US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry

USU’s GEAR UP team attended the Utah Governor’s Energy Summit in Salt Lake City on May 30, 2019 to demonstrate their dynamic wireless charging Green Power race car.

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USU’s Sustainable Electrified Transportation research center has successfully demonstrated a dynamic wireless charging system powered by a solar DC microgrid at this year's Greenpower race held at the Utah Motorsports Campus.
USU’s Gear Up Team Demonstrates Dynamic Wireless Charging System

USU’s Gear Up Team Demonstrates Dynamic Wireless Charging System

USU’s Sustainable Electrified Transportation research center has successfully demonstrated a dynamic wireless charging system powered by a solar DC microgrid at this year's Greenpower race held at the Utah Motorsports Campus.

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The Electric Vehicle & Roadway Research and Test Track Facility at Utah State University is installing the largest solar array on campus, and researchers said the new array will help power their vision of their future.
Utah State University Electric Vehicle & Roadway Research and Test Track Facility to get largest solar array on campus | SELECT

Utah State University Electric Vehicle & Roadway Research and Test Track Facility to get largest solar array on campus

The Electric Vehicle & Roadway Research and Test Track Facility at Utah State University is installing the largest solar array on campus, and researchers said the new array will help power their vision of their future.

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Researchers at Utah State University are rethinking a 30-year-old technology and giving new meaning to the words limited mobility.
Unplugged: Engineers Develop Wireless Charging System for Electric Wheelchairs

Unplugged: Engineers Develop Wireless Charging System for Electric Wheelchairs

Researchers at Utah State University are rethinking a 30-year-old technology and giving new meaning to the words limited mobility.

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A new professorship in Utah State University’s College of Engineering honors longtime supporters David G. and Diann L. Sant and empowers a new generation of the most qualified engineering faculty.
Regan Zane Named Inaugural David G. and Diann L. Sant Endowed Professor | College of Engineering

Regan Zane Named Inaugural David G. and Diann L. Sant Endowed Professor

A new professorship in Utah State University’s College of Engineering honors longtime supporters David G. and Diann L. Sant and empowers a new generation of the most qualified engineering faculty.

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The School of Industrial Engineering and Telecommunications at the University of Cantabria has received the Short-Term Stay Program Professor, Regan Zane, who is Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at USU.
Regan Visits the University of Cantabria | Power Electronics Lab

Regan Visits the University of Cantabria

The School of Industrial Engineering and Telecommunications at the University of Cantabria has received the Short-Term Stay Program Professor, Regan Zane, who is Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at USU.

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The Ray is excited to announce a new partnership with Sustainable Electrified Transportation (SELECT) Research Center, led by Utah State University.
The Ray Joins World Class Sustainable Electrified Transportation Center | College of Engineering

The Ray Joins World Class Sustainable Electrified Transportation Center

The Ray is excited to announce a new partnership with Sustainable Electrified Transportation (SELECT) Research Center, led by Utah State University.

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Monday, May 14th marked a new partnership with Rocky Mountain power to provide Electric Vehicle chargers for public access.
Rocky Mountain Power Comes to USU to Celebrate a New Partnership | Utah State University Power Electronics Lab

Rocky Mountain Power Comes to USU to Celebrate a New Partnership

Monday, May 14th marked a new partnership with Rocky Mountain power to provide Electric Vehicle chargers for public access.

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The College of Engineering at Utah State University invites students, faculty, staff and members of the community to a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, May 14 at the USU Electric Vehicle & Roadway (EVR) Research Facility & Test Track.
Ribbon Cutting Marks Growing University-Industry Partnerships

Ribbon Cutting Marks Growing University-Industry Partnerships

The College of Engineering at Utah State University invites students, faculty, staff and members of the community to a special ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday, May 14 at the USU Electric Vehicle & Roadway (EVR) Research Facility & Test Track.

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The Utah Power Electronics Lab (UPEL) is pleased to announce the completion of a successful battery test with Electric Power Systems (EP Systems) and NASA.
Electric Power Systems successfully tests batteries with NASA at USU BLAST Lab | Utah State University Power Electronics Lab

Electric Power Systems successfully tests batteries with NASA at USU BLAST Lab

The Utah Power Electronics Lab (UPEL) is pleased to announce the completion of a successful battery test with Electric Power Systems (EP Systems) and NASA.

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The second annual SELECT meeting and technology showcase will be held on September 26-27, 2017.
Second Annual Meeting and Technology Showcase - September 2017 | Utah State University Power Electronics Lab

Second Annual Meeting and Technology Showcase - September 2017

The second annual SELECT meeting and technology showcase will be held on September 26-27, 2017.

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Utah lawmakers and transportation officials discussed the future of self driving vehicles and wireless charging technology while visiting the UPEL facility in July.
Utah lawmakers experience self-driving technology at the EVR test track | Utah State University Power Electronics Lab

Utah lawmakers experience self-driving technology at the EVR test track

Utah lawmakers and transportation officials discussed the future of self driving vehicles and wireless charging technology while visiting the UPEL facility in July.

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The Research Center for Sustainable Electrified Transportation (SELECT) is pleased to announce that partner Proterra is established in Park City, Utah.
SELECT Partner Proterra Makes Debut in Park City | Utah State University Power Electronics Lab

SELECT Partner Proterra Makes Debut in Park City

The Research Center for Sustainable Electrified Transportation (SELECT) is pleased to announce that partner Proterra is established in Park City, Utah.