Welcome to the Electrical Machines & Drives Laboratory

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This Laboratory at Michigan State University has its purposes to educate engineer researchers and to conduct research in all aspects of electrical and electromechanical energy conversion. Its members strive to produce correct and useful results that address the needs of industry, government, and finally of the world, for efficient, highly performing systems.

In the recent years the members of the Laboratory have worked on projects supported by industry, state, and federal government on the design, construction and testing of electrical machines, the design and implementation of controls for machines and power electronics, the fault diagnosis and failure prognosis in simple and complex drive systems, and the development of power electronics subsystems.Multiple machine designs done in-house

Besides research, the Laboratory is associated with a number of courses in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, both graduate and undergraduate: ECE320 Electromechanical Energy Conversion, ECE420 Power Laboratory, ECE825 AC Electrical Machines, and ECE925 Control of Electrical Drives.

Laboratory alumni can be found in the US, Europe, and Asia. Some of them are introduced in the appropriate section of this site.  The profiles of current members are also in the appropriate pages, as well as a short description of some of the projects. We would be very happy to discuss our work and show you the Laboratory.