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Bilal Akin


Associate Professor

Electrical Engineering Department
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 W. Campbell Road , ESCN 4.7
Richardson, TX 75080

Office : ESCN 4.516
Phone: 972 883 4946
Email : [email protected]




. Our team received Prize Paper Award (1st Place), IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, 18'

. Our team received Best Poster Award at Secure and Trusted Systems Workshop, 18'

. I received Excellence in Teaching Award from Jonsson School ECE Department, 18'

. Our team received Best Poster Award from Semiconductor Research Corp. , 17'

. I received Outstanding Editor Award from IEEE Transactions on IAS - TSC, 17'

. Our team received Best Paper Award at IEEE IAS Annual Meeting 16’

. S. Dusmez received David Daniel Best Doctoral Dissertation Award 16' - best disst. of Jonnson School.

. I've been  selected as Distinguished Lecturer by IEEE VT Society, 16'

. Our research paper is selected as cover story of IEEE PE Magazine, June, 16'

. I received National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, 15'

. I received Jonsson School Faculty Research Award, 15'

. Our team received Best Paper Pres. Award at IEEE APEC Annual Meeting 15’

. I received Top Editors Recognition Award from IEEE Transactions on VT, 14', 15'

. Our team received Best Paper Pres. Award at IEEE IECON Annual Meeting 14’

. Appointed as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Industry Application, 15'

. Appointed as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 14'

. I've been elevated to Senior Member of IEEE, 14'   



Positions Available for Graduate Students / Post Docs

We are looking for PhD students/Post Docs in Power Electronics and Energy Conversion Systems areas to pursue their degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering program at University of Texas, Dallas. 

The candidates will have priority if they have: 

1. Work or research experience in wide-bandgap power semiconductors, power electronics/systems.

2.  Work or research experience in motor drives design, control, fault diagnostic.
3. Hands-on lab experience, PCB design, microcontroller programming experience or Finite Element Modeling (FEM) .
4. Experience in applications of machine learning, control theory, estimation theory or signal processing to power electronics. 

Competitive graduate assistantships with full tuition waivers are available for qualified students. 

Please contact Dr. Bilal Akin at [email protected] with your resume. For more information about the graduate program at UTD ECE, please visit http://www.utdallas.edu/admissions/graduate/





. Fault Diagnosis & Condition Monitoring of Power Electronics Components and Drive Systems

. Control of Electric Motors & Drives, Self-Comissioning, Auto-Tuning and Sensorless Control of AC Drives

. Power Electronics, Digital Power Control and Management
. Applications of Control Theory, Machine Learning and Signal Processing to Energy Conversion Systems


. University of Texas, Dallas (2012- present)   /    Electrical Engineering Department


. Texas Instruments (4.5 years)  /  C2000 Microcontrollers Group, Systems and Applications Engineer 

. Toshiba International Corporation (3 years)   /  Motor Drive Group, R&D Engineer





- All publications


- Power Electronics Reliabity, Control and Circuits Papers


- AC Drives & Motors Control and Condition Monitoring Papers




-Yuan Qi, PhD Candidate

-Feyzullah Erturk, PhD Candidate

-Enes Ugur, PhD Candidate

-Kudra Baruti, PhD Candidate

-Shi Pu, PhD Candidate

-Chi Xu, PhD Candidate

-Fei Yang, PhD Candidate

-Kun Wang Lee, PhD Candidate

-Vignesh Gurusamy, PhD Candidate

-Chen Li,  PhD Candidate

-Bhanu Teja Vankayalapati,  PhD Candidate




-Shuai Zhao, Visiting Scholar 18'

-Cheng Shu, Visiting Scholar 18'

-Sejir Khojet ElKhil, Fullbright Scholar 17'

-Taner Goktas, Visiting Scholar, 14',16'

-Emine Bostanci, Research Assc., 16'

-Hakan Akca, Visiting Scholar, 16'

-Shashkanka Doddomani, Research Assc.15'-16'

-Harsh Vardhan, Research Assc., 14'-16'

-Bashir Ebrahimi, Visiting Scholar, 14'




-Syed Huzaif Ali, PhD 18', Delphi Inc.

-Mohsen Zafarani, PhD 18', Delphi Inc.

-Manish Bhardwaj, PhD 18',  Texas Instruments Inc.

-Zhuangyao Tang, PhD 17', Renesas Electronics Inc

-Serkan Dusmez, PhD 16', Texas Instruments Inc.

-Xiong Li, PhD 15', Texas Instruments Inc.

-Rahul Kaushik, 14' , Qorvo Inc.