Michael Ropp

Assistant Professor

Key words:

Photovoltaics, Power electronics, DC power systems, Wind Energy

Research description:

Power electronics for photovoltaics, including maximum power point trackers, battery chargers, inverters, and module-integrated converters; design of DC-to-HVDC converters for wind turbine- HVDC transmission interface; design of photo- voltaic systems; design of high-efficiency photovoltaic cells.

Laboratory facilities:

1 kW photovoltaic array, PV array simulators, Power electronics design software and diagnostic equipment

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