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Jonathan Kim

Jonathan Kim

Professor, School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Technology

Jonathan Kim received a BASc degree in engineering science (1983) and a MASc (1986) and PhD (1991) in electrical engineering from the University of Toronto.

His main teaching and research interests are in the area of power electronics, and he is particularly interested in static power converters and their applications in utility-interactive converters, renewable energy, distributed generation and smart grid. For more than 20 years, he has been involved with a number of industrial projects as a consultant.   

From July 1990 to December 1998, Jonathan worked with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Victoria, teaching and conducting research in the area of power electronics.

In 1994, he was awarded tenure and promoted to the position of associate professor. From January 1999 to February 2009, he was a senior research associate with the Centre for Applied Power Electronics (CAPE) at the University of Toronto.

Currently, Jonathan is developing curriculum and teaching courses at Sheridan College in the area of renewable energy and power electronics while establishing an integrated energy systems laboratory to consolidate his research activities.

Jonathan is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers in the Province of Ontario.