Dr. Levent U. Gokdere
Office Location: N319 Engineering Building 1
Phone: 713-743-4400 | Fax: 713-743-4444
Email: lugokdere [at] uh.edu


Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1996
M.Sc., Control Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1989
B.Sc., Electrical Engineering, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1985

Professional Experience: 

Has more than 15 years of industrial experience in motor drives, power electronics, electric machines and controls. Has been a Lecturer and a Research Scientist in the ECE department at UH since Fall of 2017

Awards & Honors: 

IEEE Senior Member since 2004

Research Interests: 

Motor Drives, Power Electronics, Electric Machines and Controls

Selected Publications: 

J. Graham, P. Gantz, and L. Gökdere, “Modular Digital Power Factor Correction for Aerospace Applications,” in CD-ROM Proceedings of the SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International Power Systems Conference, November 2-4, 2010, Fort Worth, Texas.

L. U. Gökdere, K. Benlyazid, R.A. Dougal, E. Santi, and C.W. Brice, “A Virtual Prototype for a Hybrid Electric Vehicle,” Journal of Mechatronics, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 575-593, April 2002.

L. U. Gökdere, M.A. Simaan and C.W. Brice, “Global Asymptotic Stability of Indirect Field-Oriented Speed Control of Current-Fed Induction Motors,” Automatica, vol. 34, no.1, pp. 133-135, January 1998.

L. U. Gökdere and M.A. Simaan, “A Passivity-Based Method for Induction Motor Control,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 44, no. 5, pp.688-695, October 1997.