Congrats to Summer 2021 Graduates

Congratulations to Ashad and Michael! Ashad finished his MS project on design and characterization of high speed bearingless PM motors. Ashad will be joining Milwaukee Tool’s Power Tool Technology Team where he will be developing …

Congrats to 2020-2021 Graduates

Congratulations to Nishanth, Anvar, and Tim! Nishanth finished his MS project on the characterization of ultra-thin gauge electric steel laminations. Nishanth is continuing in our research group, working toward a PhD in electric machine design …

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 …

Eric Severson receives 2020 NSF CAREER award

Eric Severson received the 2020 National Science Foundation CAREER award! He and his research group are developing bearingless motors that will lead to new types of more efficient, more adaptable motor systems. As part of this endeavor, the Severson Research Group is working with 4-H to create open source lab kits that will allow middle and high school youth to do their own motor and magnetic bearing investigations.