Dr. Yilmaz Sozer

Dr. Yilmaz Sozer

Title: Professor
Dept/Program: Electrical and Computer Engineering
Office: ASEC W577 (Lab ASEC W575)
Phone: 330-972-7629
Email: ys@uakron.edu
Website: http://blogs.uakron.edu/aeaemlab/
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Dr. Sozer came to UA in 2009. Prior to joining the University he worked for Advanced Energy Conversion in Schenectady, New York. He has published over 250 journal and peer reviewed conference papers and he has 9 awarded and 6 pending patents.

Dr. Sozer leads a number of research programs supported by NSF, US Army, DOE, US Academy Transportation Research Board, Ohio State Development Department, ABB, GE, Power America, Bendix CVS, Nexteer Automotive, Aisin AW, Exacter and others. 


Power Electronics, Electric Machines, Motor Drives, Microgrids, Renewable Energy Systems, Health monitoring of Power lines


  • Ph.D., Electric Power Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2000
  • M.S., Electric Power Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1995
  • B.S., Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Middle East Technical University Ankara, Turkey, 1993


Energy Conversion, Modeling and Control of Renewable Energy Systems, Control of Electric Machines, Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, Dynamics of Electric Machines, Modern Power Systems