Missouri S&T researchers win multimillion dollar grant to build fast-charging stations for electric cars
The Department of Energy has issued a press release regarding their latest awards for vehicle research. Missouri S&T is the prime recipient, led by Jonathan Kimball, for a project targeting extreme fast charging of electric vehicles. The goal is to support EV charging stations that resemble today’s gas stations: pull in, recharge in ten minutes … Read more
Effective September 1, 2018, Jonathan Kimball has been promoted to Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
A previous post mentioned the IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference in Tampa using the future tense. Dr. Kimball was general chair of APEC in Tampa in 2017. The conference was a tremendous success! Revenue was near budget; surplus was a record high; and all facets of the program were rated highly by the attendees. The … Read more
Verde GSE manufactures ground-support equipment for aircraft, specifically, pre-conditioned air (PCA). An affiliated company, Power Technology Industries, is developing power GSE, to provide 400 Hz, 200/115 V power to aircraft. KPE has been collaborating with PTI since 2014 to provide advanced technology for their commercial development.
This project is sponsored by the National Science Foundation under award 1610396 with a start date of September 1, 2016. This award supports fundamental research to address two major threats to public health and welfare, namely global warming and air pollution, by enabling the optimal use of solar photovoltaic energy. This project seeks to create … Read more
In fall 2016, Kimball was selected as a member of the inaugural class of Dean’s Scholars. For more details, consult the College of Engineering & Computing web site at http://cec.mst.edu/news/deanscholars/.
On December 12, 2015, Dr. Tamal Paul and Dr. Md. Rasheduzzaman received their degrees and were hooded. Both were funded by FREEDM.
Two press releases: Missouri S&T National Science Foundation
The IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) is the premiere conference for both researchers and practitioners in the power electronics field. It is jointly sponsored by PELS, IAS, and the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA). Dr. Kimball has been active in APEC since 2008, starting as publications chair, and later serving as a track chair. … Read more