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Researcher: Daniel Ludois

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Areas of Expertise
  • Applied physics
  • Computing
  • Information
  • Power
  • Power electronics
  • Electric machines
  • Non-contact power transfer
  • Sustainable engineering technologies and practices
Web Site Daniel Ludois' Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 9,424,984 - Integrated capacitor and inductor having co-located magnetic and electrical energy storage volumes, issued August 2016.
  • 9,184,676 - Varying capacitance rotating electrical machine, issued November 2015.
  • 8,736,137 - Wound field rotating machine with capacitive power transfer, issued May 2014.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20160211775 - Peg-style electrostatic rotating machine, published July 2016.
  • 20160099663 - Electrostatic machine system and method of operation, published April 2016.
  • 20160028328 - Varying capacitance rotating electrical machine, published January 2016.
  • 20150255209 - Integrated capacitor and inductor having co-located magnetic and electrical energy storage volumes, published September 2015.
  • 20140197710 - Wound field rotating machine with capacitive power transfer, published July 2014.
Recent Publication(s)
  • Capacitive power transfer through a conformal bumper for electric vehicle charging. Dan J, Ludois DC. IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics. 2016 Sep;4(3):1015-1025. doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2015.2505622.

  • Design concepts for a fluid-filled three-phase axial-peg-style electrostatic rotating machine utilizing variable elastance. Ge B, Ludois DC. IEEE Transactions on industry Applications. 2016 May;52(3):2156-2166. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2016.2517075.

  • Brushless mitigation of bearing currents in electric machines via capacitively coupled shunting. Ludois DC, Reed JK. IEEE Transactions on industry Applications. 2015 Sep;51(5):3783-3790. doi: 10.1109/TIA.2015.2434795.

  • Single active switch power electronics for kilowatt scale capacitive power transfer. Dai J, Ludois DC. IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics. 2015 Mar;3(1):315-323. doi: 10.1109/JESTPE.2014.2334621.


View Daniel Ludois' publications at Google Scholar.
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E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-262-8211
Current University UW–Madison
Department Electrical and Computer Engineering
Title Assistant Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 1535 Engineering Hall
Address Line 2 1415 Engineering Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., Bradley University, Physics, 2006
Master's Degree M.S., UW–Madison, Electrical Engineering, 2008
PhD Ph.D., UW–Madison, Electrical Engineering, 2011
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Combined Capacitor/Inductor Reduces Circuit Bulk

New Flexible Mechanical Structure for Improved Wireless Power Transmission

New Capacitive Method for More Efficient Power Generation

Induction-Type Electrostatic Machine Improves Torque Profile, Design Flexibility

Combined Capacitor/Inductor with Improved Performance