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Ted Brekken, Ph.D.
Professor, Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Tel: (541) 737-2995
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Research Interests: Control and modeling of renewable energy systems for maximizing power production and reducing system stress; Predictive control models; Wave power grid integration effects; Power take off modeling and development for wave energy conversion systems

Yue Cao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science


Research Interests: Power electronics; Motor drives; Energy storage; Power systems; Modeling, control microgrids/nanogrids; Energy efficient building; Grid-tied renewables (esp. hydrokinetic, wave, solar); Transportation electrification; eVTOL UAVs; More electric aircraft (MEA), EVs, locomotives; Charging stations; Machine learning enabled design automation and optimization; Electric-thermal integrated systems

Eduardo Cotilla-SanchezĀ 

Associate Professor, Center for Latin@ Studies & Engagement

Office: Kelley Engineering Center 1148
2500 NW Monroe Ave, Corvallis, OR 97331
Tel: (541) 737-8926
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Research Interests: Secure and resilient energy delivery for remote/rural areas; Youth and community empowerment; Latino/a in engineering research and education; LGBTQQIA in engineering research and education