Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Future Directions in Power and Energy Research (Advanced Electric Transmission Grid Power Electronics Technologies; Advanced Materials for Harsh Energy Environments)

Development of concepts, technologies, and applications for interfaces of electric power systems and energy resources, including: high capacity power electronics technologies and smart grids for integration of green energy management; nuclear and renewable energy to grid interfacing for operational efficiency; analysis and characterization of current materials used in high temperature process heat applications; and development and modeling of new materials used in high temperature process heat applications.