Advanced PowerDeviceResearchLaboratory
 
 

Graduate Students

 
Santhosh Balachandran

Hemal Shah

Jun Ruan

Pete Losee

Kevin Matocha

Ramanan Natarajan

Zharadeen Parrilla

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Santhosh Balachandran

Santhosh Balachandran recieved his B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology in Madras, India in 2001 . He joined this group in the Fall of 2001 and aspires to get a PhD. His research is in the area of SiC BJTs
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Yi Tang

Yi Tang graduated from Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) with B.S. and M.S. degree in Engineering Physics, and is now a Ph.D. Candidate in Electrical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, NY). Her research interests are in design and development of wide-bandgap bipolar transistors for power electronics application, mainly bipolar junction transistors and Darlington transistors in 4H-SiC. She is graduating early 2003.
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Lin Zhu

Lin Zhu received his B.S. degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China (1999) and M.S. degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA (2001). Now is working on SiC based rectifiers for power electronics applications.
 
 

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Wei Wang
Wei Wang is a second year graduate student. She did her undergraduate work at Tsinghua University in Beijing China, where she obtained a B.S. EE.  Wei is currently focusing her research efforts on SiC MOS.

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Ramanan Natarajan
Ramanan holds a B.Tech in Metallurgical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. Presently he's working on an Dual MS program in Materials Engineering and Electrical Engineering. His research interests include Power Electronics Packaging, Si Power Devices and Microelectronics Processing.
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Kamal Raj Varadarajan

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Kamal Varadarajan has a B.E. in ECE from K.R.E.C. Surathkal, India. He is a Graduate student in the ECSE department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute since Fall 2000. He is working on Si Power MOSFETs
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Hemal Shah
Hemal N. Shah is a second year graduate student in the ECSE department, currently focussing on Flip-chip based Flex-Circuit technology for Power Electronics packaging His research is a part of the MD-IPEM research subthrust under the aegis of CPES. He has a B.Eng. in Electronics and Communication from the University Of Madras, India
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Kevin Matocha
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Ying Xiao
Ying Xiao is currently a doctoral candidate student in Electrical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ,Troy, NY  her research interset being innovative power electronics packaging and integration technology using flip-chip flex-circuit interconnections. Ying graduated from Tsinghua University (Beijing, China) with B.S. in optical engineering, and graduated from Chinese Academy of Science-Institute of Physics (Beijing, China) with M.S. in optoelectronics. Ying will work for International Rectifier starting Summer 2003.
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Pete Losee
Peter A. Losee is pursuing his MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering. He recieved his BSEE degree from RPI in 00. He is currently working on high voltage SiC rectifiers.
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Weixiao Hwang

Weixiao Huang has a B.S. in department of electronics from Peking University,China. He joined this group in spring,2003. His current research interest is in CVD Diamond SBD.
 
 

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Zharadeen Parilla
Zharadeen Parrilla has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico - Mayaguez Campus. Currently she is seeking a MS in Electrical Engineering at RPI. Her research work is related to power electronic packaging.
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