Annette von Jouanne
Dr. Annette von Jouanne
Electrical Engineer, Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

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Biography

Annette von Jouanne received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering with an emphasis in power systems and a minor in mathematics from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, in 1990 and 1992, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering/power electronics from Texas A&M University, College Station, in 1995.

While at Texas A&M University, she also worked with the Toshiba International Industrial Division and International Power Machines on joint university/industry research. In 1995, she joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Oregon State University (OSU), Corvallis, where she is currently a Professor working primarily on power electronic converters, adjustable-speed drives, hybrid electric vehicles and renewables, with a focus on Wave Energy Extraction. She is also the Director of the Motor Systems Resource Facility (MSRF), an Energy Systems Research and Testing laboratory with a 750kVA dedicated supply, comprehensive test beds up to 300hp and a 120kVA fully programmable source.

Dr. von Jouanne was the recipient of the 2000 IEEE Industry Applications Society Outstanding Young Member Award, the IEEE Industry Applications Magazine Prize Paper Award, and the National Science Foundation CAREER and GOALI Awards. She is an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics and also served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics (1997-2001). In 2005 she received the National Eta Kappa Nu, C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Teaching Award, and Dr. von Jouanne is a Registered Professional Engineer.

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  • Aaisha, Rawalpindi , Pakistan

    Added Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 6:44 PM

    Hello, i just completed my bachelors in electrical engineering. I am confused about what shall I choose for my Masters degree. I want to get a degree that will allow me to work from home(since i am a mother ). Which engineering field will be best in this situation. Are there any work from home jobs for petroleum engineers? Willl be waiting for response. Thanks.
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    Annette von Jouanne, Oregon State University
    Answered Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 6:44 PM

    As an Electrical Engineer, I am not sure about work from home jobs for petroleum engineers. One approach might be to already start investigating from your area about what type of jobs are available that allow working from home. Computer science/software ...

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  • Roman, Inventions in the field of offshore wave energy. asked Annette von Jouanne, Oregon State University

    Added Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:12 PM

    What is your current status in regard to the energy of the wave of the sea? Is your passion for the sea and engineering work together as it was years ago?
    Related to Environmental, Ocean
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    Annette von Jouanne, Oregon State University
    Answered Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 3:12 PM

    We continue to make great strides toward advancing wave energy through research, development and testing - and yes, fully exploring wave energy as a strong contributor to our renewable energy portfolios continues to be a passion of mine.

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