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Ernesto Inoa


Ernesto Inoa was born in the Dominican Republic in 1977. He got his B.S. in Electronics Engineering with Magna Cum Laude from PUCMM in 2000, his Masters in ECE from UCF in 2005 and is currently working towards his PhD at OSU. He worked as an Automation Engineer for CND, a Dominican brewing company, where he helped to automate several bottling lines with the use of PLC's. His major research interests are related to the application of novel control techniques to Power Electronics, Motor Drives and Energy Conversion Systems. He was co-advised by Prof. Longya Xu and Prof. Jin Wang. He graduated with a Ph. D. degree in the summer of 2012.

He is currently working at Caterpillar Inc.


  • IEEE Power electronics society student travel grant to attend IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition, (ECCE), 2011