Center for Power Optimization of Electro-thermal Systems
What We Do
POETS’s ambitious, innovative approach to improving the power density of next generation electro-thermal systems involves integrating traditionally separate research efforts in mechanical, electrical, and materials engineering across different technical domains.
Kai A. James (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering, UIUC)
Director Andrew Alleyne (Professor, UIUC)
Did You Know?
POETS faculty Dr. Yarui Peng has received the NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award in 2021, known as the NSF CAREER award.
Illinois ECE Professor Xiuling Li, Donald Bigger Willett Professor in Engineering, and Jianjun Cheng, affiliate faculty member, are two of the 175 academic innovators elected to the 2020 class of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) Fellows. NAI fellow status is the highest professional distinction awarded solely to academic inventors.
Dr. Ken Goodson was elected into the 2020 class of National Academy of Engineering.