• Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Robert M. Kennedy '26 Professor I
Mehrdad Ehsani

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison – 1981
  • M.S., University of Texas at Austin – 1974
  • B.S., University of Texas at Austin – 1973

Research Interests

    • Sustainable Power and Energy Systems
    • Power Electronics, Motor Drives
    • Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
    • Superconductive Magnetic Storage (SMES)
    • Aerospace Power Systems, Specialized Power Systems
    • Control Systems
    • Energy Storage Systems
    • High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Power Transmission
    • Applications of Microcomputers to Power Control
    • Pulsed Power Systems
    • High Voltage Engineering and Electrical failures and Hazards

Awards & Honors

  • Life Fellow of IEEE, Halliburton(1992) and Dresser Industry (1994) Professorships at A&M
  • Robert M. Kennedy Endowed Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • Prize paper awards from IEEE-IAS, 1985, 1987,1992
  • Who's Who in America, American Men & Women of Science, Who's Who in the South and Southwest, numerous invited papers and lectures, Distinguished Speaker, IEEE-Industrial Electronics Society.
  • Chairman of IEEE's Vehicular Technology Society Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Committee
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Fellow