2016 CPES Annual Report
Virginia Tech. Center for Power Electronics Systems
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In its effort to develop power processing systems to take electricity to the next step, CPES has cultivated research expertise encompassing five technology areas: (1) power conversion technologies and architectures; (2) power electronics components; (3) modeling and control; (4) EMI and power quality; and (5) high density integration. These technology areas target applications that include: (1) Power management for information and communications technology; (2) Point-of-load conversion for power supplies; (3) Vehicular power converter systems; and (4) High-power conversion systems. In 2016, CPES sponsored research totaled approximately $2.1 million. The following abstracts provide a quick insight to the current research efforts.