Energy Systems Research Center

Faculty


Current Faculty


Dr. Wei-Jen Lee

Dr. Wei-Jen Lee

Professor and Director of the Energy Systems Research Center

Areas of Expertise Power system transient stability analysis, power system dynamic stability analysis and control, power system load flow analysis, power system operations, numerical methods in power system simulations, low voltage surge protection, and power electronics.

ELB-304 | (817) 272-5046 | wlNOTTHISee@uta.edu


Dr. David A. Wetz

Dr. David A. Wetz

Associate Professor and Director of the Pulsed Power and Energy Laboratory

Areas of Expertise Energy Storage, Pulsed Power, High Voltage Engineering, Dielectric Breakdown, Electromagnetic Launch, Power Electronics, MicroGrid Design and Optimization

NH 537(817) 272-1058 | weNOTTHIStz@uta.edu | ELB 124, ELB 226, ELB 219
www.uta.edu/ee/powerlab


Dr. Ali Davoudi

Dr. Ali Davoudi

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise Power electronics-based systems, Energy conversion, Renewable Energy Systems, Vehicular power and propulsion systems, Smart Grids, Energy harvesting, Energy storage.

ELB-303 | (817) 272-1374 | davNOT-THISoudi@uta.edu


Dr. Rasool Kenarangui

Dr. Rasool Kenarangui

Senior Lecturer

Areas of Expertise Electric power distribution systems, designing radiation detectors based on nanocomposit scitillators for gamma-ray radiation and radiation - hardened robotics for sampling and rescue.

NH 531 | (817) 272-3423 | kenarNOT-THISang@uta.edu


Dr. Robert Spangler

Dr. Robert Spangler

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise Power system analysis, power system operations, power generation, operation and control, power system economics and competitive market operations, nuclear power systems and operations.

ELB-313A | (214) 535-2315 | krsNOT-THISpangler@uta.edu


Emeritus and Retired Faculty


Dr. Raymond R. Shoults

Emeritus Professor and former EE Department Chair

Areas of Expertise Application of intelligent control concepts to advanced automatic generation control and advanced load frequency control methods; reliability methods; rapid as well as conventional power flow techniques; reactive power flow analysis; and power system simulation (Operator Training Simulators).

ELB-313A | (817) 272-3472 | shoNOT-THISults@uta.edu


Dr. Mo-Shing Chen

Dr. Mo-Shing Chen

Emeritus Professor and Founding Director of the Energy Systems Research Center

Areas of Expertise Modeling and analysis of electric power systems; the computer simulation of electric energy systems; power system planning; economical and security operation of electric power systems; energy conservation; modeling of synchronous machines; and modeling of power system load.


Dr. William E. Dillon

Dr. William E. Dillon

Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor

Areas of Expertise Power electronics, space power applications, high voltage techniques, conventional power system analysis, computer simulation of electrical components and systems.

(817) 272-5720 | diNOT-THISllon@uta.edu

Energy Systems Research Center

The ESRC’s vision is to provide global leadership that produces and enhances knowledge leading to a better understanding of global problems and local impacts in the design and operation of electric power systems.

Mo-Shing Chen Scholarship

Dr. Chen founded the Energy Systems Research Center (ESRC) in 1968, the first research center on the UTA campus.

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