Grainger CEME

Center for Electric Machinery and Electromechanics

Faculty and Academic Staff

Andrew Stillwell

Photograph Andrew Stillwell
Email stllwll22illinois.edu@nospam63d3776c02bfa.
Title Assistant Professor
Department PhD 2019, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Office Assistant Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests include power electronics, alternative and renewable energy systems, transportation electrification, wide-bandgap power devices, and design optimization.

Arijit Banerjee

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Email arijit@nospam63d3776c039a0.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@nospam63d3776c04790.illinois.edu
Title Research Engineer
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

Photograph Alejandro Domínguez-García
Email aledan@nospam63d3776c0548e.illinois.edu
Title Professor
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.

Peter Sauer

Photograph Pete Sauer In Memoriam
Title Joined the faculty in 1977, retired as Grainger Chair Emeritus Professor
Department In Memoriam: September 20,1946 – December 27, 2022
Office Awards include: IEEE Power Engineering Society Outstanding Power Engineering Educator - 1997; National Academy of Engineering - 2003; IEEE Power and Energy Lifetime Achievement Award - 2020; Tesla Award - 2022