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A student in a red WEMPEC polo kneeling in front of something they engineered.
WEMPEC staff and students outside the Engineering Hall in a group photo.
WEMPEC students and members sitting in the lecture hall at the Annual Review.
A student explaining their poster project to a member company representative.
The Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium (WEMPEC) is a technology center at the University of Wisconsin­‐Madison. WEMPEC began in January 1981 with a mission to provide education, research, and service. With the support of more than 60 corporate sponsors, our team of professors, staff, graduate students, and international scholars work together to research and develop the newest technologies and techniques in electric machines, power electronics, actuators, sensors, drives, motion control, and drive applications.


  • WEMPEC Newsletter July 2024

    July 2024   GLOW Workshop UW-Madison will be hosting a workshop on the topic of offshore wind energy technologies for application on the Great Lakes. The Great Lakes Offshore Wind (GLOW) activities are aimed to …

  • WEMPEC Newsletter June 2024

    June 2024   WELCOME MAHIMA GUPTA Mahima Gupta will be joining the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison) as an Assistant Professor this month. She received her Ph.D. and …

  • WEMPEC Newsletter May 2024

    May 2024 WEMPEC would like to congratulate the following students as they graduate this Spring/Summer: Connor Akers Waiyan (Anson) Chan Divya Sureshbhai Mendpara Dante Newman Justin Paddock Anirudh Upadhyaya Sri Krishna Govind Anandarao Sai Nikhilesh …

  • ECE Focus on Faculty: Daniel Ludois

    Prof. Daniel Ludois is the first WEMPEC Faculty member to be featured in ECE's evolving "Focus on Faculty" video profile series. Follow the link to learn more about what drives him and his research group!

  • Professors Chirag Gupta and Shubhra Pasayat add new energy and resources to power semiconductor research.

    Semiconductor chips aren’t just the “brains” of our computers and smart phones. A different variety of chip, called power semiconductors, transform, route and manage the energy that powers our gadgets and are equally as important. Making them faster and more efficient is just as critical to enabling next generation technologies as improving processor speed.

  • ECE at UW-Madison was well-represented at the ARPA-E

    ARPA-E’s Unlocking Lasting Transformative Resilience Advances by Faster Actuation of Power Semiconductor Technologies (ULTRAFAST) program in Chicago. Professor Bulent Sarlioglu‘s invited talk covered “EMI/EMC Considerations Associated with Wide Bandgap Device-based Power Electronics,” and Assistant Professor …

  • WEMPEC 2024 Annual Review Registration is Open – February 2024

    WEMPEC 2024 Annual Review Registration is open! We are excited to announce WEMPEC’s Annual Review dates – May 15-16, 2024. Please join us at Engineering Hall on the UW-Madison campus for our 2024 WEMPEC Annual …

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