4/7/2017: From micro to macro, UW-Madison’s expansion of the microgrid idea

Ask microgrid pioneer Bob Lasseter about the origins of the microgrid and he cuts straight to the engineering, talking about a small but powerful generator he saw once in 1998 and how it got him thinking. Read more.

9/30/2016: Daniel Ludois named to Midwest Energy News' "40 under 40"

Midwest Energy News has placed Daniel Ludois, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering and an affiliate of the Wisconsin Energy Institute (WEI), on its “40 Under 40” list. Read more.

9/17/2016: Undergraduate research enables big steps forward for small-scale power grids

Research is often an empowering experience for undergraduates, but for six students who spent the summer of 2016 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, their efforts generated results that could also help bring power to people around the world. Read more.

5/23/2014: Grad Students Explore Wireless Power Transfer

A new course in spring 2014 used the concept of wireless power transfer to give ECE graduate students a primer in hands-on research and prototyping. Read more.

4/17/2014: Driving the Electric Truck, Orchid Monroe & UW-Madison’s Win-Win

UW-Madison graduate student Phil Kollmeyer converted from a conventional gasoline vehicle to an electric vehicle. Read more.

9/30/2013: Special Seminar

Recent Work on Reduced-­Cost PM Machines and an Industry-­‐Friendly Approach to Their Control. Read more.

9/3/2013: New Faculty - Dr. Daniel Ludois

We are proud to welcome Dr. Daniel Ludois as the new Faculty. Read more.

8/8/2013: NEW Executive/Technical Director

We are proud to welcome Mr. James Sember as the new WEMPEC Executive/Technical Director. Read more.

5/22-23/2013: 2013 Annual Review

Save the date. Read more.

3/18/2013: NEW Administrative Director

We are proud to welcome Ms. Helene Demont as the new WEMPEC Administrative Director. Read more.

2/22/2013: Prof. Lipo Elected as Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Prof. Lipo was named as Charter Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Read more.

5/16/2012: 2012 Annual Review Presentations

2012 WEMPEC Annual Review Presentations are available now! Read More.

4/16/2012: WEMPEC Grads Win Two UW Entrepreneurship Awards

WEMPEC Ph.D. students Justin Reed, Micah Erickson and Ph.D. graduate Dan Ludois won the Global Stewards Sustainability Prize (GSSP) Read More.

5/25/2011: Annual Review Guest Speaker Presentations and Attendee List Posted

Annual Review Guest Speaker Presentations and Attendee List Posted Read More.