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Dr. Tolbert Gives CURENT Power and Energy Seminar on Friday, September 4

Dr. Leon Tolbert will give the CURENT Power and Energy Seminar (ECE 496 and 691) Friday, September 4, from from 12:20 pm to 1:10 p. and will be available via ZOOM. The ZOOM link will be sent to CURENT students and faculty via email. Contact Wendy if you need a link.

Presenter: Dr. Leon Tolbert, CURENT Engineered Systems Testbed Thrust Leader, University of Tennessee

Title: "Writing an Effective IEEE Paper" 

Abstract: This presentation will provide several tips on writing papers for IEEE conferences and transactions. It will offer useful information on paper content, writing style, figures, formatting, and references that will improve chances of papers being accepted. The talk will provide tips on proofreading papers and also discuss some of the requirements of the IEEE Power and Energy Society and IEEE Power Electronics Society including some of the new Open Access Journals offered by IEEE.

Bio: Dr. Tolbert is the Engineered Systems Testbed Leader in CURENT and the Min H. Kao Professor and Chancellor’s Professor in UT's Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science. Dr. Tolbert is also an adjunct participant at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the state of Tennessee and an IEEE Fellow. He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering with highest honors in 1989, followed by his M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering in 1991 and 1999, all from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Tolbert’s areas of research interest include high-efficiency electric power conversion for data centers, application of WBG (SiC and GaN) power devices, multilevel converters, electric vehicles, renewable energy interfaces, microgrids, and other utility application of power electronics.

Upcoming seminars are: 

Dr. Kristen Cetin - September 11

Katie Willey, Center for Career Development UTK (Engineering Career Coach) - September 18
Resume Writing

Andrea Mammoli, EPRI - September 25