• Student Anuradha Ogale explaining her poster to sponsors
  • Student Austin Nelson explaining his poster to a sponsor
  • Bob Lorenz with sponsors Mike Degner (Ford) and Vladimir Blasko (UTRC)
  • College of Engineering Dean Ian Robertson brings greetings to the group
  • Prof. Jahns with sponsor Dr. John Miller (Oak Ridge Nat’l Labs)
  • Prof. Han with sponsor in lab
  • Prof. Giri with sponsors Robert Schneider and Bill Brumsickle (Rockwell)
  • Prof. Bulent speaks with sponsor
  • Mitch Bradt, Short-Course Program Director with Michael Harke (UTC Aerospace Systems)
  • Seth McElhinney in lab with Trane Company sponsors
  • Current students chatting with WEMPEC alumni
  • Shang-Chuan Lee with sponsor and WEMPEC alumni Dr. Shashank Krishnamurthy (UTRC)
  • Student Wenying Jiang with sponsor Dan Ionel


WEMPEC is an internationally renowned power electronics research and electric machines research group located at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. With the support of our 80+ corporate sponsors, our team of professors, graduate students, and international scholars work together to research and develop the newest technologies and techniques in electric machines, power electronics, actuators, sensors, drives, motion control, and drive applications.

Short Courses

newIntroduction to Electrical Energy Storage Devices and Systems
April 1-3, 2014
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newAC Machine Design Fundamentals
April 15-17, 2014
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Introduction to Power Electronics
April 23–25, 2014
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2014 Annual Review
May 21-22, 2014
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Special Seminar
Sept. 30, 2013
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NEW Faculty - Dr. Daniel Ludois
Sept. 3, 2013
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NEW Executive/Technical Director
Aug. 8, 2013
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-Special Seminar

2014 Annual Review
May 21 & 22

Visitor Information
-Visitor Info & Maps

-30th Anniv. Booklet

Photo Gallery
-2014 Grainger Awards


General Information
-Helene Demont

-James Sember

Specific information
-Prof. Robert D. Lorenz
-Prof. Thomas M. Jahns

Engineering Hall, Rm. 2559
1415 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706