Dr. Huang was a professor at Virginia Tech's Center for Power Electronics System (CPES) from 1994 to 2004. He joined NCSU in 2004 as the Alcoa Professor and founded the Semiconductor Power Electronics Center (SPEC). He is currently the Progress Energy Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and director of the Advanced Transportation Energy Center (ATEC) as well as the director of the NSF Engineering Research Center, The FREEDM Systems Center.
Dr. Huang is a fellow of IEEE.
FREEDM Systems Center seeks to develop revolutionary power grid suitable for massive deployment of distributed renewable energy resources and energy storage devices.
ATEC research concentrates on developing fundamental and enabling technologies for the emerging Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) and plug-in electric vehicles (PEV). For details please visit ATEC website
Dr. Huang's research activities and interests include:
1) Power Management Integrated Circuit
2) Power Semiconductor Devices
3) Advanced Power Electronics
4) Renewable Energy Integration and Smart Grid
Dr. Huang normally teaches the following courses:
ECE434: Power Electronics
ECE534: Advanced Power Electronics
ECE734: Power Management Integrated Circuits