Jason Poon

Assistant Professor (Power, Energy and Industry Applications)

San Luis Obispo, CA

Jason Poon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He received the M.S. and Ph.D. degree in EECS from UC Berkeley in 2015 and 2019, respectively, and the B.S. degree in ECE from Olin College of Engineering in 2012. He was a postdoc in the EE Department at Stanford from 2019 to 2021. His research interests include power electronics and their applications in next-generation power and energy systems, including renewable energy integration, miniaturized and on-chip power, and electrified transportation. Dr. Poon is the recipient of the 2019 EERE Postdoctoral Research Award and the Best Paper Award at the 2016 IEEE Workshop on Control and Modeling for Power Electronics for his work on distributed fault-tolerant power electronics. Prior to joining Cal Poly, Dr. Poon was a Visiting Scholar and Instructor in the EE Department at Stanford and an affiliate researcher in the Energy Technologies Area at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.

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