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Principal Investigator

Khurram K. Afridi
Assistant Professor and Goh Faculty Fellow
Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering
BS (Caltech), SM (MIT), PhD (MIT)

Biography

Contact

University of Colorado Boulder
ECEE Department, ECOT 342
Boulder, CO 80309
Tel: 303-492-8905
Email: khurram.afridi@colorado.edu

News

July 12, 2017 - HFpeg paper wins COMPEL Best Paper Award
The paper "Multi-Objective Optimization of Capacitive Wireless Power Transfer Systems for Electric Vehicle Charging" co-authored by HFpeg graduate students Katharine Doubleday, Ashish Kumar, Brandon Regensburger, Saad Pervaiz, Sreyam Sinha, CU Boulder collaborator Prof. Zoya Popovic and HFpeg PI Prof. Khurram Afridi won the best paper award at IEEE COMPEL 2017.

September 21, 2016 - HFpeg student wins ECCE Best Demo Award
Graduate student Ashish Kumar won the Best Student Demo Award at IEEE ECCE 2016 for a high power density impedance control network dc-dc converter utilizing an integrated magnetic structure.

September 20, 2016 - HFpeg paper wins IEEE Industry Applications Paper Award
The paper "High Efficiency Impedance Control Network Resonant DC-DC Converter with Optimized Startup Control" co-authored by HFpeg graduate student Jie Lu and HFpeg PI Prof. Khurram Afridi won the first prize paper award for 2016 from the IEEE Industry Applications Society (IAS) Renewable and Sustainable Energy Conversion Systems (RES) Committee.

June 30, 2016 - HFpeg paper wins COMPEL Best Paper Award
The paper "Design of Efficient Matching Networks for Capacitive Wireless Power Transfer Systems" co-authored by HFpeg graduate students Sreyam Sinha, Ashish Kumar, Saad Pervaiz, Brandon Regensburger and HFpeg PI Prof. Khurram Afridi won the best paper award at IEEE COMPEL 2016.

March 24, 2016 - HFpeg students win APEC Outstanding Presentation Awards
Three HFpeg graduate students Colin McHugh, Saad Pervaiz and Alihossein Sepahvand won Outstanding Presentation Awards at IEEE APEC 2016. Another graduate student, Samantha Gunter, co-advised by HFpeg PI Prof. Khurram Afridi also won an Outstanding Presentation Award at APEC 2016.

March 19, 2015 - HFpeg student win APEC Outstanding Presentation Award
HFpeg graduate student Jie Lu won an Outstanding Presentation Award at IEEE APEC 2015 for the paper "Impedance Control Network Resonant dc-dc Converter for Wide-Range High-Efficiency Operation" co-authored with MIT Prof. David Perreault and HFpeg PI Prof. Khurram Afridi.

September 18, 2014 - HFpeg student wins ECCE Best Demo Award
Graduate student Saad Pervaiz won the Best Student Demo Award at IEEE ECCE 2014 for an electrolytic-free offline LED driver that uses a ceramic-capacitor-based compact stacked switched capacitor (SSC) energy buffer. Team members on this project included Yu Ni and Minjie Chen.