Heath Hofmann

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, College of Engineering
(734) 647-1107

Dr. Hofmann regularly teaches courses in power electronics and energy conversion, and has developed graduate and senior level courses in electromechanics and electric machinery and drives. His research has been sponsored by the Office of Naval Research, the Department of Energy, NASA, and the National Science Foundation, among others. He serves as associate editor to IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion and the  International Journal of Numerical Modelling: Electronic Networks, Devices and Fields.

Research Interests: 
Dr. Hofmann’s research area is power electronics, specializing in the design, analysis, and control of power electronic and electromechanical systems. Specific interests are propulsion drives for electric and hybrid electric vehicles, energy harvesting, flywheel energy storage systems, and finite element techniques for electromagnetic and thermal analysis.