Center for Power Optimization of Electro-thermal Systems
What We Do
POETS’s ambitious, innovative approach to improving the power density of next generation electro-thermal systems involves integrating traditionally separate research efforts in mechanical, electrical, and materials engineering across different technical domains.
POETS Proudly Sponsors NAE Regional Meeting
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Director Kiruba Haran (Professor, Electrical Engineering, UIUC)
Eric Pop (Professor, Electrical Engineering (EE) and Materials Science & Engineering, Stanford University)
What are 2D materials good for?
Kai A. James (Assistant Professor, Dept. of Aerospace Engineering, UIUC)
Topology Optimization of Self-Actuating Shape-Memory Polymer Mechanisms
Did You Know?
POETS ecosystem awarded more than $10M to develop clean energy technologies through OPEN 2021 program.
Engage with Us
Whether your interests lie in the scientific and technological feasibility of innovative methodologies and systems governing high-power density systems, or assisting in the transfer of research discoveries and observations from university to industry and vice versa, or developing an interdisciplinary education program—there are many pathways for you to partner with POETS.