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Juan Rivas-Davila

Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Senior Fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy
Juan Rivas is an Associate Professor at Stanford’s Electrical Engineering department. Before, he worked for GE Global Research in the high-frequency power electronics group. He has extensive experience in the design of dc-dc power converters working at MHz frequencies. He has published peer-reviewed work on power converters reaching up to 100 MHz using Si and WBG devices. He obtained his doctoral degree from MIT in 2006. His research interests include power electronics, resonant converters, resonant gate drive techniques, high-frequency magnetics, and finding new applications for power converters


B.A., ITESM, Mexico City Campus, Electrical and Communications Engineering (1998)
S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Output Power Increase at Idle Speed in Alternators (2003)
Sc.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Radio Frequency dc-dc Power Conversion (2006)


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