About the Author
Bimal K. Bose currently holds the Condra Chair of Excellence in Power Electronics at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he has been responsible for organizing the power electronics teaching and research program since 1987. Dr. Bose has published more than 125 papers and holds 18 U.S. patents. He is the author of the best-seller Modern Power Electronics (1992), Microcomputer Control of Power Electronics and Drives (1987), and Power Electronics and AC Drives (1986), and editor of Adjustable Speed AC Drive Systems (1981). Dr. Bose is also the Distinguished Scientist of Power Electronics Applications Center, Knoxville, Tennessee; Honorary Professor of Shanghai University, China; and Senior Advisor of the Beijing Power Electronics Research and Development Center, China. He is a Life Fellow of the IEEE, has held numerous leadership positions in IEEE and its societies, and has won several IEEE awards for outstanding achievements in the field of power electronics including the IAS Outstanding Achievement Award, IES Eugene Mittelmann Award, Region 3 Outstanding Engineer Award, and the Lamme Gold Medal.