This paper presents an approach that has recently been developed and initiated in teaching undergraduate power electronics course to enhance the learning by exposing students to the most recent state of power electronics technology and applications. The approach involves a hardware project that is supported by industry that is at the forefront of power electronics technology, applications, and devices. The hardware project will be detailed in this paper along with the grading and assessment methods. Difficulties encountered will also be presented.


Electrical and Computer Engineering

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