The Severson Research Group is working with ARL and UW’s ERC to explore using bearingless motor technology to create a new generation of electric turbochargers for aerial vehicles.
Hemenway Defends Thesis on 3 Pole Magnetic Bearings
Congratulations to Nicholas Hemenway on successfully defending his MS thesis! Title: Analysis, Design, and Control of a Combined Radial-Axial Three-Pole Magnetic Bearing Abstract: Magnetic bearings provide an attractive alternative to traditional contact-type bearings because of …
New Funding: DOE Project on High Efficiency Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Generation
The Severson Group is part of a multi-institution team that has received funding from the United States Department of Energy to develop a new generation of high efficiency Combined Heat and Power (CHP) generation technology. …
Call for Papers on Magnetically Levitated Motor Systems (Special Section of IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications)
The IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications will publish a special section on Magnetically Levitated Motor Systems. Extended abstracts within this topic area will be considered beginning June 1st through September 21st.
New Funding: NSF Project on Flywheels for Utility Scale Energy Storage
Under an NSF funded STTR project, the Severson Research Group is working with startup company Revterra to develop and test a superconducting magnetic bearing and an ultra-efficient motor/generator for a flywheel energy storage system.