Wayne W. Weaver

Wayne W. Weaver

Contact

  • Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Dave House Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
  • PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, GMI Engineering & Management Institute
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, GMI Engineering & Management Institute

Biography

Wayne W. Weaver received a BS in Electrical Engineering and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from GMI Engineering & Management Institute in 1997, and an MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. Weaver was a research and design engineer at Caterpillar Inc., in Peoria, Illinois, from 1997 to 2003. From 2006 to 2008, he also worked as a researcher at the US Army Corp of Engineers, Engineering Research and Development Center (ERDC), Construction Engineering Research Lab (CERL), in Champaign, Illinois, on distributed and renewable-energy technology research. Weaver is a registered professional engineer in Illinois. His research interests include power electronics, electric machine drives, electric and hybrid-electric vehicles, and non-linear and optimal control.

Areas of Interest

  • Power electronics systems
  • Microgrids
  • Non-linear and game theoretic controls
  • Distributed energy resources
  • Electric drives and machinery