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.