Electric Machine and
Inverter Testing


Research on Electric Machine
Design Optimization

Research on Power Converter and Controls Development

Research on Power Converters
and Controls


Research on Motor Control


Research on Thermal
Performance Improvement

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Windsor-Essex is the automotive capital of Canada and home to Canada’s largest auto cluster, with ~100 manufacturers, two automaker OEM R&D facilities: the Ford Powertrain (PERDC) Lab, ARDC (FCA), and a world class transformative research facility in electric vehicle technologies: the Centre for Hybrid Automotive Research and Green Energy (CHARGE) Lab, at the University of Windsor (UWindsor). The CHARGE Lab, under the leadership of its founder Professor Narayan C. Kar, is an internationally recognized R&D, component and system design and test centre that fosters cross-disciplinary research collaboration …

Mahwish Khan receives Outstanding Undergraduate Student Research Award in recognition for Excellence in Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity at the University of Windsor

Donovan O’Donnell wins 3rd Best Paper Award graduate student divisions under Sustainable Industry category at the UWill Discover! Conference


Traction E-Motor and Drive Testing

Traction E-Motor and Drive Testing

Kar Lab has significant traction e-motor and inverter benchmarking ...
Traction Motor Drives and Controls

Traction Motor Drives and Controls

The traction motor drive research includes design, modeling, control, ...
Traction E-Machines

Traction E-Machines

In collaboration with multi-disciplinary subject experts, Kar Lab ...

Upcoming Events


International Conference on all aspects of applied magnetism

IEEE International Electric Machines & Drives Conference

This Conference seeks to address all aspects of electric machines, controls and power electronic drives.

IEEE Transportation and Electrification Conference & Expo

Three days conference focused on electric vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles, and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles.