Grainger CEME

Center for Electric Machinery and Electromechanics

Faculty and Academic Staff

Arijit Banerjee

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Email arijit@nospam60063825db7b8.illinois.edu
Title Assistant Professor
Department PhD 2016, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Office Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests include creating inexpensive, clean, reliable, and efficient energy-conversion systems through applying electromechanics, power electronics, electromagnetics, and control.

Kevin Colravy

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Email colravy@nospam60063825dcb67.illinois.edu
Department BSEE 1995, University of Illinois
Office Kevin Colravy is CEME’s research engineer. He has worked at the University of Illinois as a research engineer in areas of electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, and micro/ nanofabrication. He now manages all the Grainger CEME labs and assists with student projects.

Alejandro Domínguez-García

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Email aledan@nospam60063825de569.illinois.edu
Department PhD 2007, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Office His research interests lie at the interface of system reliability theory and control theory, with special emphasis on applications to power electronics, electric power systems, and safety-critical/fault-tolerant aircraft,
aerospace and automotive systems.

Paul Kenis

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Email kenis@nospam60063825df726.illinois.edu
Department PhD 1997, University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands
Office Paul Kenis of the Chemical Engineering Department collaborates with the CEME in the fabrication of fuel cells and microreactors for advanced energy applications.

Robert Pilawa-Podgurski

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Email pilawa@nospam60063825e1540.illinois.edu
Department PhD 2012, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Office Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests include power electronics and control techniques, power supply
on-a-chip, renewable energy systems (especially photovoltaics), and energy systems for the developing world.

Peter Sauer

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Email psauer@nospam60063825e2fb2.illinois.edu
Department PhD 1977, Purdue University
Office Grainger Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research
interests include all aspects of electric machines and their interactions in power systems.