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E. A. Larry Drummond Endowed Chair of Computer Engineering, Departmental Graduate Program Director

Electrical and Computer Engineering

2009 NERC
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As the Larry Drummond Endowed Chair, Dr. Yang-Ki Hong works to advance research in areas such as electromagnetics, magnetic materials, RF devices based on ferrites, power electronics based nanocrystalline amorphous soft magnetic materials, and electric motor based on rare-earth free permanent magnets. He has published more than 160 refereed journal papers and presented more than 200 papers at conferences and symposia. Also, Hong has been awarded 21 patents and holds eight provisional patents. He is serving as the director of the National Science Foundation Industry–University Cooperative Research Center at The University of Alabama Center for Efficient Vehicles and Sustainable Transportation Systems.

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