Center for Power Optimization of Electro-thermal Systems

Right Problem.

Right Time.

Right Team.


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.

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Did You Know?

Stanford graduate student, Michelle Chen, won Best Presentation Award at the 2018 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit!  Congratulations, Michelle!

100 Billion liters of fuel could be saved each year in off-highway vehicles if power density goals are achieved.

POETS has partners in Brazil and Sweden!

POETS runs several summer programs for high school and undergraduate students. 

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Professor Ken Goodson received the 2017 ASME InterPack Achievement Award and will give a plenary talk at the InterPack conference this September.