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Sudip K Mazumder

Distinguished Professor

Director, Laboratory for Energy and Switching-Electronic Systems (LESES)

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering


Building & Room:

3013 ERF


842 West Taylor Street, MC 154, Chicago, IL 60607

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Research Interests

Switching-sequence and switching-transition based control of power-electronics systems and networks

Power electronics for renewable energy, micro/smart grids, energy storage

Wide-bandgap (GaN/SiC) power electronics

Optically-triggered power semiconductor devices


Professional Achievements

UIC Distinguished Researcher of the Year Award in Natural Sciences and Engineering, 2020

Member-at-Large and AdCoM Member, IEEE Power Electronics Society, 2020 and 2015

Editor-in-Chief at Large, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2019

Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Power Electronics Society, 2016

IEEE Fellow, 2015

Chair, IEEE Power Electronics Society on TC on Sustainable Energy Systems, 2015

Inventor of the Year Award, UIC, 2014

University Scholar Award, University of Illinois, 2013

Teaching Recognition Program Award, UIC, 2011

Faculty Research Award, UIC, 2008, 2006

First Editor-in-Chief, Advances in Power Electronics journal, 2006-2009

Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research, 2005

IEEE International Future Energy Challenge Award, 2005

CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2003

Prize Paper Award, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2002

National Merit Scholar, India, 1983


Additional Information

Laboratory for Energy and Switching-Electronic Systems


PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech) 2001

MS,  Electric Power Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), New York, 1993

BE,  Electrical Engineering, University of Delhi, India, 1989