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 Expert  107826

Expert in Power Conditioning, Energy Systems

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
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Summary of Expertise: Listed with other top experts in: 
Expert's research and development has been on various aspects of power conditioning, motor drives, and energy storage. His advanced studies have been in electric power systems and machines, DC current interruption, normal and superconductive magnetic energy storage, switching power converters, microcomputer-based real-time controllers, and modern control theory.

Expert leads a nationally-recognized research program at Texas A & M University in power electronics, microcomputer controllers, variable speed motor drives, and real-time and off-line simulation.

Expert has offered consultation for a number of government agencies and industrial firms in the areas of electrical energy storage, pulsed power systems, solid state switching power converters, motor drives, microcomputer controllers, analysis and simulation of converter-load systems. He has also been retained by the management to review corporate R&D activities for specific recommendations in technical and managerial areas. His most recent interest involves powering electric and hybrid vehicles.


electric power system


electric power conditioner


direct-current interrupter


direct-current interruption


electrical-power system control


magnetic energy storage


motor drive


power electronics


energy-efficient variable-speed drive


pulsed electric energy system


solid-state switch


power conditioning

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas;  Austin, Texas;  Pasadena, Texas;  Waco, Texas;  Killeen, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Baytown, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Sugar Land, Texas;  and Round Rock, Texas.

Often requested
with this expert:

Power Electronics and Renewable Energy Systems
Power Electronics
Power Electronics, Controls and System Design
Power Electronics, Motor Drives, Renewable Energy, Etc.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1981   Ph.D.   Electrical Engineering   University of Wisconsin  
1974   M.S.   Electrical Engineering   University of Texas  
1973   B.S.   Electrical Engineering   University of Texas  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1981 to


(Undisclosed University)



Professor of Electrical Engineering


1977 to 1981


Argonne National Laboratory



Research Engineer


1974 to 1977


Fusion Research Center, Austin, Texas



Research Engineer


1992 to


(Undisclosed University)


College of Engineering




Expert is responsible for the areas of Power Electronics, Motor Drives, and the Advanced Vehicle Systems Research Program.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), since 1970; IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS); IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IES); IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS); IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS); and Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).


He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Texas.

Professional Appointments

Expert is Associate Editor of IEEE's Transactions on Industrial Electronics and also Vehicular Technology. He is Director of the Advanced Vehicle Systems Program at Expert's University.


Expert is a Fellow of IEEE and is a Distinguished Speaker of several IEEE Societies. He has received three prize paper awards from the IEEE Industry Applications Society, and has received numerous professional honors and recognitions.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert is the author of over 200 publications on power electronics, motor drives, automotive traction and power systems, pulsed power systems, energy storage systems, and aerospace power systems. He is the author of over 15 U.S. and E.C. patents, granted and pending.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - SAE International  
 - IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)  
 - European Patent Office  

Government Experience:
Agency   Role   Description
US Army TACOM   Consultant   Expert worked on combat vehicle power and traction systems design, testing, and simulation.
US Army Research Lab   Advanced Combat Vehicle Systems Consultant   He worked on hybrid military vehicle systems and survivability of hybrid combat vehicles.
US Army Vetronics Institute   Short Course Provider   Expert taught on power electronics, motor drives, and advanced military vehicle systems.
US Navy NUSC   Consultant   He worked on underwater propulsion system design.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in IEEE power conditioning for consulting on power conditioning.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has been an expert witness on patent and injury cases.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Country / Region   Summary
Europe   Expert advised automotive suppliers, and motor drive and motor manufacturers.
Japan   He consulted for motor drive manufacturers.
Korea   Expert consulted for home appliance, electronics products, and automotive manufacturers.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

Expert has been a consultant to many companies and government agencies since 1981, including Argonne National Laboratory, US Army Electronics Technology and Devices Laboratory, US Navy Under-water Systems Command, General Electric R&D Labs, General Motors Research Laboratories, Westinghouse, Hughes Aircraft, Delco Remey, Siemens, Onan Corp., Fisher Controls, Rapid Power, Septer Co., Central and Southwest Services Inc., Reed Tool Co., Systems Interface Software, Oilfield-Electric-Marine, Gulf Electriquip, US Department of Commerce, Rockwell International, Boeing Aircraft Co., Emerson Electric Company, EG&G Rotron Corp., LG Electronics Inc., Samsung Corp., REDA Corp., Caterpillar, Toshiba, Trico, Visual Computing, Robert Bosch Co., EMP Inc., Microchip, and over 20 others. Expert has performed design reviews, program reviews, and state of the art reviews. He has given tutorials. He has also been retained by management to review corporate R&D activities for specific recommendations in technical and managerial areas.


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