2012 – present Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Cullen College of Engineering, University of Houston, Houston, TX
Development of high fidelity sizing models for superconducting magnets, superconducting, permanent magnets and wound rotating machines using innovative numerical methods based on design space exploration and physics-based modeling.
Innovative numerical methods based on integral methods, FEA (Discontinuous Galerkin).
Superconducting coils and wire testing facility used for experimental validation of the models as characterization.
2012 – present Faculty, Texas Center for Superconductivity, University of Houston, Houston, TX
2009 – 2012 Senior Scientist, Advanced Magnet Lab, Palm Bay, FL
Development of high specific power/torque electric motors and generator including the first 10 MW direct drive fully superconducting generator for wind turbines and superconducting propulsion motors for next generation race cars.
2006 – 2008 Adjunct Professor, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, ECE Department, Tallahassee, FL
2005 – present Editor for Large Scale Applications, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
2003 – 2008 Research Faculty at FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and FSU-Center for Advanced Power System, Tallahassee, Florida.
MultiPhysics simulation of quench propagation in YBCO coated conductors and development of detection and protection schemes as part of US Air Force sponsored project.
Development of high power density superconducting rotating machinery for aircraft propulsion as part of the NASA/DoD sponsored University Research, Engineering & Technologies Institutes on Aeropropulsion, Power and Technology (joint program with Georgia Tech and Ohio State).
1999 – 2002 Research Assistant, G.R.E.E.N. Laboratory, University Henri Poincaré, Nancy 1, France
Theoretical and experimental study of a novel HTS inductor configuration for synchronous motors.
3D magnetostatic simulation tool based on the Markov Chain Monte Carlo method.
1999 – 2002 Teaching Associate, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Technical Institute of Nancy, University Henri Poincaré, Nancy 1, France
Member of faculty committee for B.S. in electrical engineering and computer sciences