Eric L. Severson

Credentials: Honorary Associate


University of Minnesota

Prof. Eric Severson was a WEMPEC associate professor until August 2023. He is continuing his academic career at the University of Minnesota but still holds an Honorary Associate appointment at UW-Madison. His work at UW-Madison is still archived in WEMPEC publications and he continues to advise several students from his group at WEMPEC, who will be continuing their work with Prof. Severson until their graduation.

Research Interests

  • Electric machines and power electronics
  • Bearingless motors and magnetic bearings
  • High switching frequencies and rotational speeds
  • Flywheel energy storage
  • Sustainable generation and efficient energy conversion