Executive Dean, ZJU-UIUC Institute
Grainger Endowed Director's Chair in Electric Machinery and Electromechanics
Member, National Academy of Engineering
Professor Philip Krein earned his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from University of Illinois in 1982. He is a Fellow of IEEE and a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering. Professor Krein received many awards. In 2015-2016, he is Chair of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Community. His research interests address all aspects of power electronics, machines, drives, electric transportation, and electrical energy, with emphasis on nonlinear control approaches. He holds thirty-four U.S. patents with additional patents pending.