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Jul 29, 2020
Tech Webinar Recap: Building a Better Battery Model
View the recorded webinar Presenters: Fuhong Xie, PhD Candidate and Professor Ning Lu, NC State ECE Department & FREEDM Faculty Batteries can provide a whole host of benefits to the...
Jun 19, 2020
FREEDM Welcomes New Member Danfoss
Danfoss is a global leader in engineering advanced technologies, like AC drives, that work to build a better, smarter, more efficient world. Founded in 1933 in Denmark to manufacture the first thermostatic expansion valves for...
Jun 5, 2020
Tech Webinar Recap: Medium-Voltage Modular Extreme Fast Charging System
June 4, 2020 View the recorded presentation The US DOE Vehicle Technologies Office has a goal of recharging electric vehicles in under 15 minutes. This requires research in battery chemistry...
Jun 3, 2020
Spotlight on FREEDM’s Role in Advancing Grid Resiliency
This article, written by Tom Gibson for the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, highlights FREEDM’s role in advancing grid resiliency and addressing vulnerabilities through hardware and software innovations. https://www.asme.org/topics-resources/content/engineering-ways-to-improve-electrical-grid-resilience
Feb 26, 2020
NC State University Students Receive 2019/2020 PES Scholarships
Each year the IEEE Power & Energy Society awards promising students scholarships through its Scholarship Plus Initiative. This year, one hundred and thirty five students were selected from 78 U.S.,...
Feb 3, 2020
Schneider Electric Holds Design Thinking Workshop at NC State
NC State students spent some time this week Going Green with help from Schneider Electric. Part of their incentive was to win some green (cash money!) and a trip to...
Dec 13, 2019
Professor Doug Hopkins joins iMaps Exec. Council
Prof. Douglas C Hopkins, Ph.D., NC State University Research Professor, FREEDM Faculty and Director of the Laboratory for Packaging Research in Electronic Energy Systems (PREES), has joined the Executive Council...
Dec 13, 2019
FREEDM Open Source Microgrid Applications
Everybody today wants a microgrid even though most people don’t exactly understand what that means. Like the time I ordered my first cappuccino from Starbucks. It sounded cool and I’d...