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Seminar: Miguel Ortega-Vazquez

Dr. Miguel A. Ortega-Vazquez is an an affiliate associate professor at the University of Washington (UW), Seattle WA. He presents “Adopting Probabilistic Forecasts for Secure Operating Planning” Thursday, Nov. 18 at 1:00pm via Zoom.

Seminar: Baoyun Ge

Dr. Baoyun Ge is a research electrical engineer at C-Motive Technologies, Inc., Madison, a startup company developing capacitively coupled power conversion technologies. He presents “Towards Low-Carbon Electric Drive Systems: Electrostatic Machines as an Alternative” Thursday, Oct. 21 at 1:00pm via Zoom.

Seminar: Francisco M. Gonzalez-Longatt

Dr. Francisco M. Gonzalez-Longatt is currently a professor in electrical power engineering at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Information Technology and Cybernetics, University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway. He presents “Frequency Control and Inertia Response Schemes for Future Power Networks” Friday, Oct. 22 at 1:00pm via Zoom.

Seminar: Patricio A. Vela

Patricio A. Vela is an associate professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He presents “Perceptual Representations for Autonomous Mobile Robot Navigation of Unknown Worlds” Thursday, Oct. 14 at 1:00pm via Zoom.

Seminar: Edson Bortoni

Dr. Edson Bortoni is a professor and the president (Rector) of the UNIFEI, Itajubá, Brazil. He presents “The Meaning of Energy Transition for the Brazilian Energy System” Thursday, Oct. 7 at 1:00pm via Zoom.

Seminar: Pablo Gomez

Dr. Pablo Gomez is an associate professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of Western Michigan University (WMU). He presents “Contemporary Challenges of the Transient Analysis and Electromagnetic Design of Power Grid Components and Systems” Thursday, Sept. 23 at Noon via Zoom.

Seminar: Josep M. Jornet

Dr. Josep M. Jornet is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University. He presents “Conquering the Terahertz Band for 6G Systems: From Theory to Practice” Thursday, Sept. 30 at 1:00pm.

ECE Graduate Tracks Provide Additional Structure to Curriculum

The ECE department recently added academic tracks to its graduate curriculum. This pilot program offers students the opportunity to specialize in a particular area of electrical and computer engineering—an incredibly broad and expansive field—without the addition of a minor or a certificate of study.