3/21/2017
Arctic Sand, inc., founded by PERG graduate Dr. David Giuliano based on his MIT PhD research, is acquired by Peregrine Semiconductor.

10/5/2016
MIT Spinout Eta Devices inc., co-founded by David Perreault, Joel Dawson and Mattias Astrom, is acquired by Nokia

9/23/2016
PERG members Anas Al Bastami and Alex Jurkov receive 2nd place prize in ECCE 2016 student hardware demo competition for “Dynamic Matching System for Radio-Frequency Plasma Generation”

9/23/2016
2016 William M. Portnoy First Prize Paper Award from the Power Electronics Devices and Components Committee of the IEEE Industry Applications Society for the 2015 paper “Measurements and Performance Factor Comparisons of Magnetic Materials at MHz Frequencies”

9/9/2016
PERG member Minjie Chen receives 2016 Chorafas Prize in Informatics and Computer Science

4/11/2016
PERG member Samantha Gunter receives 2016 APEC Outstanding Presentation Award (T23: Modeling of Magnetic Circuits and Systems)

9/28/2015
Perreault receives IEEE R. David Middlebrook Award

9/23/2015
IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics Second Prize Paper Award for the paper “Miniaturized Low-Voltage Power Converters With Fast Dynamic Response”

9/22/2014
The 1st Prize Award in the 2014 IEEE ECCE Student Project Demonstration Competition was won by the project “An Electrolytic-Free Offline LED Driver with a Ceramic-Capacitator-Based Compact SSC Energy Buffer,” developed by Prof. Khurram K. Afridi’s team at UC Boulder and PERG student Minjie Chen

9/3/2014
PERG graduate Taylor Barton joins the faculty of the University of Texas at Dallas

5/30/2014
FINsix (founded by Power Electronics Research Group members) leverages novel MIT technology to shrink laptop adapters to a quarter the size

1/7/2014
FINsix (founded by Power Electronics Research Group members) introduces their new VHF converter product at CES in Las Vegas

1/2/2014
PERG graduate Dr. Juan Rivas joins the faculty of Stanford

11/27/2013
Perreault appointed as Assoc. Dept. Head of EECS

11/4/2013
Perreault selected for 2013 Faculty Research and Innovation Fellowships

9/29/2013
IEEE Power Electronics Society Second Prize Paper Award for the paper “High-Frequency Resonant SEPIC Converter With Wide Input and Output Voltage Ranges”

9/29/2013
IEEE Power Electronics Society Prize Paper Award for the paper “Evaluation of Magnetic Materials for Very High Frequency Power Applications”

9/23/2013
Perreault named 2013 Invented Here! Honoree

12/4/2012
Perreault elected as IEEE Fellow

9/29/2011
PERG graduate Dr. Juan Rivas joins the faculty of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor

9/5/2011
PERG graduate Dr. Robert Pilawa-Podgurski joins the faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

7/30/2011
Power Electronics Research Group member Dr. David Giuliano founds Arctic Sand Technologies, Inc. to commercialize MIT high-frequency converter technology

5/5/2011
Professor David Perreault and Professor Joel Dawson found Eta Devices, Inc. to commercialize MIT technology of very high efficiency RF power amplifiers

12/31/2010
Power Electronics Research Group and LEES graduates Dr. Anthony Sagneri, Dr. George Hwang, and Mr. Justin Burkhart found On Chip Power (now FINsix) to commercialize MIT VHF power supply technology

9/9/2010
PERG graduate Dr. Yehui Han joins the faculty of the University of Wisconsin

6/20/2008
IEEE Power Electronics Society Transactions Prize Paper Award for the paper “Resistance Compression Networks For Radio-Frequency Power Conversion”

6/20/2008
IEEE Power Electronics Society PESC Conference Prize Paper Award for the paper “A Very High Frequency dc-dc Converter based on the Class Phi-2 Resonant Inverter”

6/20/2004
IEEE Power Electronics Society Transactions Prize Paper Award for the paper “Filters with Active Tuning for Power Applications”

11/15/2003
William M. Portnoy Prize Paper Award given by the Power Electronics Devices and Components Committee of the IEEE Industry Applications Society for the paper “Filters and Components with Inductance Cancellation”

12/24/2001
Perreault receives IEEE Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young Power Electronics Engineer Award

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