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Afridi, Khurram Assistant Professor and Goh Faculty Fellow

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Research

research overview

  • Dr. Afridi's research is focused on power electronics and energy systems incorporating power electronic controls as a means to efficiently harness, store, process, distribute and use energy. His research thrusts include the development of ultra-high efficiency compact grid-interfaced power converters that maintain high efficiency across wide operating ranges. Such converters are important for a wide variety of applications ranging from solar micro-inverters to power supplies for electronic loads. Other thrusts of his research group include long-life high-energy-density electrolytic-free energy buffers for twice-line-frequency energy storage, radio frequency (RF) power electronics for ultra-high-power-density energy conversion, and wireless power transfer.

keywords

  • power electronics, high frequency resonant converters, wireless power transfer, energy systems, automotive electronics, smart electric grids, power semiconductor devices

Publications

selected publications

Background

International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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