Faculty Members

BURAK TEKGÜN, Ph.D. Assistant Professor


Dr. Tekgün received the B.S. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical – electronics engineering from Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey, in 2008 and 2012, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Alternative Energy and Advanced Electric Machines (AEAEA) Laboratory, The University of Akron, OH, the USA in 2016. His doctoral studies focused on high-frequency power electronics, core loss estimation of electric machines, and electric machine design and controls.

He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Electrical – Electronics Engineering Department, Abdullah Gul University, Kayseri, Turkey. Prior to joining Abdullah Gul University, he was working as a Senior Research Engineer at AC Propulsion Inc., San Dimas, CA, USA. In AC Propulsion, he was responsible for developing advanced controls for induction and interior permanent magnet (IPM) machines for traction applications.

His research interests include the areas of electric machines design and control, high-power, high-frequency power converters, wide bandgap devices, core loss measurements, and modeling. Dr. Tekgun has authored several papers in respective journals and international conference proceedings and has been serving as a reviewer for distinguished journals like IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, IEEE Transactions on Industry Applications, IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification.

İRFAN ALAN, Ph.D. Vice Rector


Electrical and Electromechanical Energy Conversion Issues; Design and Control of Electrical Machines and Drives; Design and Control of Power Electronic Circuits; Loss Reduction, Efficiency, and Performance Improvement Issues; Efficient Use of Electrical Energy; Induction Heating; Power Generation and Shaping Issues; Energy Storage Systems and Control; Electrical and Electromechanical Aspects of Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles; Actuator and Control Systems