Bülent Şarlıoglu is a Professor at University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Associate Director, Wisconsin Electric Machines and Power Electronics Consortium (WEMPEC). Dr. Şarlıoglu spent more than ten years at Honeywell International Inc.’s aerospace division, most recently as a staff system engineer, earning Honeywell’s technical achievement award in 2003 and an outstanding engineer award in 2011.
Dr. Şarlıoglu contributed to multiple programs where high-speed electric machines and drives are used mainly for aerospace and ground vehicle applications.
Dr. Şarlıoglu is the inventor or co-inventor of 19 US patents and many other international patents. His research areas are motors and drives including high-speed electric machines, novel electric machines, and application of wide bandgap devices to power electronics to increase efficiency and power density.
He received the NSF CAREER Award in 2016 and the 4th Grand Nagamori Award from Nagamori Foundation, Japan in 2019.
Dr. Şarlıoglu became IEEE IAS Distinguished Lecturer in 2019.
He is the technical program co-chair for ECCE 2019 and was the general chair for ITEC 2018.