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Current and Past Grants (57 Sponsored Projects)

  1. Resilient solid state power substation, Department of Energy, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2022-2025. (in post selection stage)
  2. Integrated GaN FET based high-density on-board EV charger, National Science Foundation (flow through Tagore Technology), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2022-2024.
  3. Integrated approach to ancillary PV component reliability assessment, Department of Energy (flow through University of Maryland), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2021-2024.
  4. Wide-bandgap power-electronic spatio-temporal control using real-time hardware-in-the-loop simulation, award announced, Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP), Office of Naval Research (DURIP), Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2021-2022.
  5. Ultra-wide-bandgap photoconductive semiconductor switch (PCSS), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, contract negotiation ongoing, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2021-2022.
  6. Real-time-simulation and hardware-in-the-loop (RTS-HIL) scalable and flexible software/hardware platform for emerging DOD R&D needs, Department of Defense, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2021-2022.
  7. Feasibility study on an optically-triggered WBG FET, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2020
  8. Multilevel cybersecurity for photovoltaic systems, Department of Energy (flow through University of Arkansas), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2020-2023.
  9. Experimental validation of a power-electronic converter, NextWatt LLC, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2020-2022.
  10. CPS: Autonomous attainment of tissue-centricity in electrosurgery through data-driven persistently evolving thermogeometric adaptivity, National Institute of Health (flow through University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2019-2023.
  11. Integrated GaN FET based high density on board EV charger, National Science Foundation (flow through Tagore Tech), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2019-2020.
  12. Universal battery supercharger, Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2017-2022.
  13. A reliable, cost-effective transformer-less MV inverter for grid integration of combined solar and energy storage, Department of Energy (flow through University of Arkansas), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2018-2021.
  14. CPS: Breakthrough: Collaborative research: Transactive control of smart railway grid, National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2017-2021
  15. Control of next generation naval wide-bandgap power-electronic systems using predictive switching sequences and switching transitions, Office of Naval Research, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2017-2022.
  16. A modular and flexible high-frequency-link transformer with reduced device count and zero high-side devices, Department of Energy, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2017-2018.
  17. High-voltage optically-activated wide-bandgap rapid fault isolation device, National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2015-2021.
  18. GaN for high rep rate pulsed power, Department of Defense (flow through Kyma Technologies), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2015.
  19. Differential-mode high-frequency GaN-on-Si PV microinverter, National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2015-2016.
  20. Wide-bandgap optical emitter turn-off (ETO) thyristor, University of Illinois Chicago Chancellor Innovation fund, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2015-2017.
  21. Optically-switched 15-kV SiC single-bias high-frequency thyristor, Advanced Research Project Agency for Energy (flow through Silicon Power Corporation), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2013-2014.
  22. Multi-scale hybrid modeling based fast component/system reliability assessment analytical tool for EAU buffered aircraft power system, Department of Defense, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2013.
  23. A Lyapunov function based remedial action screening tool using real-time data, Department of Energy (flow through Michigan State University), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2012-2015.
  24. CPS: Synergy: Collaborative research: Boolean microgrid, National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2012-2017.
  25. Novel optically-activated high-voltage and single-bias wide-bandgap high-frequency thyristor for next-generation smart grid, National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2012-2017.
  26. Planar, low switching loss bulk InAlN/GaN based HEMTs for power conversion applications, Department of Defense (flow through Kyma Technologies), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2012.
  27. Robust ENFONET: confluence of energy distribution and information networks, University of Illinois Chicago (Area of Excellence Grant), Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2012-2013.
  28. Agent based distributed control framework for next generation ships, Office of Naval Research, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2011-2012.
  29. GOALIE: Optically modulated switching transition and switching sequence based power electronics control for next-generation power systems, National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2010-2013.
  30. Universal, programmable and affordable power technologies for underwater vehicles, Naval Surface Warfare Center (flow through Intelligent Automation Inc.), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2009-2012.
  31. Distributed smart control and health management framework for next generation electric ships, Department of Defense (flow through Intelligent Automation Inc.), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2010.
  32. Monolithic silicon carbide anode switched thyristor for medium voltage power conversion, Advanced Research Project Agency-Energy (flow through Genesic Semiconductor Inc.), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2010. Project awarded but no funding received due to budget cut.
  33. Photonically-controlled SiC based device technology for power electronic applications, Department of Defense (flow through Arkansas Power Electronics International currently Cree/Wolfspeed), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2009.
  34. Development of an accelerated life test for wide-bandgap (SiC) HEV/PHEV power conversion modules, Department of Energy (flow through GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc.), CO-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2009-2010.
  35. Optically-controlled wide-bandgap power electronics, Office of Naval Research, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2008-2010.
  36. A high performance real-time simulation system for multiscale analysis of advanced power and control networks and hardware-in-the-loop testing, Office of Naval Research, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2008-2009.
  37. High power density, high efficiency, fast transient response silicon carbide (SiC)-based power supplies for the next generation radars, Department of Defense (flow through Arkansas Power Electronics International currently Cree/Wolfspeed), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2008-2009.
  38. Optically-gated high-power solid-state switch (SiC-OGHSS) for pulsed-power application, Department of Energy (flow through GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc.), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2008-2010.
  39. Photonically-triggered SiC-GaN and superjunction based high-gain and high-voltage bipolar power transistor, National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2008-2011.
  40. Hybrid-modulation based high power high frequency and scalable SiC polyphase fuel cell inverter for power quality and distributed generation, National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2007-2011.
  41. Modular and efficient power converter with source ripple-current mitigation, California Energy Commission (flow through US Hybrid), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2008-2009.
  42. All-SiC bidirectional dc/dc converter for hybrid electric vehicle, Department of Energy (flow through US Hybrid), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2007-2008.
  43. Optically-gated high-power solid-state switch (SiC-OGHSS) for pulsed-power application, Department of Energy (flow through GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc.), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2007-2008.
  44. Optically-gated non-latched high gain power device, Office of Naval Research, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2006-2008.
  45. Advanced fuel-cell energy management electronics and control for microgrid, National Science Foundation (flow through Ceramatec Inc.), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2006.
  46. (OFFICE of NAVAL RESEARCH YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD) Wireless distributed control of naval advanced electrical power systems (AEPS), Office of Naval Research, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2005-2009.
  47. SOFC power electronics control design for solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) based vehicular auxiliary power unit (APU), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2004-2005.
  48. Optically-triggered power transistor for photonic electrical power system, Department of Defense (flow through Vegawave Systems), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2005.
  49. Decentralized nonlinear controller based SiC parallel dc-dc converter unit (DDCU), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (flow through Semisouth), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2005.
  50. A novel bidirectional power controller for regenerative fuel cells, Department of Energy (flow through Ceramatec Inc.), Co-Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2004-2005.
  51. A zero current ripple, energy efficient, and reliable low cost residential and commercial zero emission direct power-conversion system, California Energy Commission, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2004-2005.
  52. An investigation to resolve the interaction between fuel cell, power conditioning system and application loads (Phase II), Department of Energy, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2004-2006.
  53. Collaborative proposal on optimal-control strategies based on comprehensive modeling and system-interaction analyses for energy-efficient and reduced-emission fuel-cell-energy-conversion technologies for hybrid stationary and non-stationary applications, Environmental Protection Agency, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2004-2007.
  54. Sensorless control of motor drives for fly-by-wire vehicle, MRC-Caterpillar, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2003-2004.
  55. CAREER: Nonlinear analyses and robust control of interactive power networks using a unified hybrid modeling framework, National Science Foundation, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2003-2009.
  56. Wireless smart electronic monitoring unit, Consumer Safety Innovations, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2002.
  57. An investigation to resolve the interaction between fuel cell, power conditioning system and application loads (Phase I), Department of Energy, Principal Investigator: Sudip K. Mazumder, 2002-2003.
  58. Education gift for electrical power system analysis and operation software ETAP,  2018-to date.
  59. Education Grant: A laboratory proposal of electrical and computer engineering, College of Engineering, University of Illinois Chicago, 2007.
  60. Equipment Grant: Laser testbed for photonically-switched power device, College of Engineering, University of Illinois Chicago, 2005.
  61. Education Grant: 20 field programmable gate array (FPGA) hardware platforms, Altera Inc., 2004.
  62. Education Grant: 6 TMS320C6713 DSP and 1 Code Composer kits, Texas Instruments, 2004.
  63. Equipment Grant, Tektronix, 2002.