The NSF CAREER program is a premier program that emphasizes the importance the foundation places on the early development of academic careers solely dedicated to stimulating the discovery process in which the excitement of research enriched by inspired teaching and enthusiastic learning. This paper describes the research and education experiences gained by the principal investigator and his research collaborators and students as a result of a NSF CAREER proposal been awarded by the power, control and adaptive networks (PCAN) program of the electrical, communications and cyber systems division, effective June 1, 2004. In addition, suggestions on writing a winning NSF CAREER proposal are presented.

Meeting Name

IEEE Power Electronics Specialists Conference, 2008. PESC 2008


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Adaptive Control; Neural Nets; Nonlinear Control Systems; Power System Stability

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

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Final Version

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Publication Date

01 Jul 2008