Doctoral Students Win Best Presentation Awards
Dereje Woldegiorgis and Yuqi Wei, doctoral students in electrical engineering, earned best presentations at the Applied Power Electronics Conference held virtually June 14-17.
Woldegiorgis won for his presentation "Simple Carrier Based Capacitor Voltage Balancing Technique for Three-Level Voltage Source Inverters." Wei won two awards for presentations titled "A Fast and Accurate Simulation Tool for LLC Converters" and "A Family of LLC Converters with Magnetic Control."
"APEC is considered the world's premier conference in applied power electronics," said Alan Mantooth, Distinguished Professor of electrical engineering and holder of the Twenty-First Century Research Leadership Chair. "To receive this award at such a highly regarded conference is a significant achievement for these gentlemen and complimentary of the University of Arkansas."
Poet Rachel Mennies, the 2021-22 Walton Visiting Writer in Poetry, will give a virtual reading of her work at 7 p.m., Monday, Oct. 4. Register for the public event.
As part of a student-driven research project that began in fall 2020, a team of biomedical engineering students is asking the public to take the survey for the group's project, HealthcARe for All.
The STEM Employer Resume Reviews from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28, in the Arkansas Union International Connections Lounge.
University Programs hosts the romantic comedy She's the Man starring Amanda Bynes and Channing Tatum Wednesday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. in the University Programs Video Theater.
ASG, the Multicultural Center and Greek Life will host a Glow Run at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28, as part of It's On Us Week.