Penrose Cofie

Penrose Cofie PhD, PE:

Penrose Cofie received his B.S.E.E. degree from the University of Science and Technology, Ghana in 1971, and his M.S.E.E. degree from Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, in 1983. He obtained his PhD from the University of Houston, Houston, Texas in 2010. He is an instructor of Electrical Engineering at Prairie View A&M University, teaching Power Systems, Power Electronics, Control Systems and Signals and Systems. He was the recipient of several teaching Excellence and Outstanding Teacher Awards, including Who’s Who in American Teacher’s Award. He advised students in 1995, 1997, and 2004 on the North American Solar Car Challenge Design competition–an event that brings together students from universities all over North America. His field of interest is power and energy, power electronics and drives, and controls; and, he has much industrial experience in these areas. He has several publications and he has co-invented a non-intrusive energy meter under US Pat. No. 6824305B1. He is a registered PE in the State of Texas.


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