Berker Bilgin (IEEE S’09-M’11) received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is currently working as the Senior Principle Research Engineer in the Program of the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Hybrid Powertrain and McMaster Institute for Automotive Research and Technology (MacAUTO) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. His research is focused on electric machines, power electronics, and electric motor drives for electrified powertrain applications. Dr. Bilgin is a member of the Organizing Committee of the IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC). He is also serving as an associate editor for the IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics in Power Electronics and an editor for the IEEE Transportation Electrification Newsletter. In addition, he is an active reviewer for the IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, Industrial Electronics, and Vehicular Technology and several IEEE conferences such as APEC and ITEC.
June 14, 2021: Federal government invests $10M in McMaster automotive and aerospace electrification hub
McMaster has been awarded $10 million from FedDev Ontario to support an integrated automotive, aerospace