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College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Kristen Booth

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Electrical Engineering
College of Engineering and Computing
Email: KB72@mailbox.sc.edu
Phone: 803-777-8966
Office: Swearingen 3A27
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Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 2019
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 2017
  • B.S.E. in Engineering Physics, Murray State University, Murray, KY, 2015

Background

Dr. Booth received her B.S.E from Murray State University in 2015 and her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from North Carolina State University in 2017 and 2019, respectively. Prior to joining the University of South Carolina, she was a postdoctoral researcher at The Ohio State University in the Center for High Performance Power Electronics.

Research Interests

  • DC Microgrids
  • Optimization of Power Electronics
  • Medium Frequency Medium Voltage Transformer Optimization
  • Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
  • Solid State Transformers
  • Reliability Testing of Wide Bandgap and Ultra WBG Semiconductors in Power Converters
  • AI-integrated Power Electronics

Current Course Offering

ELCT 551: Power Systems Design and Analysis


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