Road map of power electronics knowledge and skills for enhancing engineering graduates' employability

MASOUD, M.I. and ISSA, Walid (2023). Road map of power electronics knowledge and skills for enhancing engineering graduates' employability. In: 12th International Conference on Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD 2023). Institution of Engineering and Technology.

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Undoubtedly, the power electronics industry covers a breadth of application areas and markets that many other industries can match. It is essential for the efficient conversion and conditioning of energy in a wide range of applications, for example, but not limited to smart grids and electric vehicles. Accordingly, the power electronics industry strives for more knowledgeable and skilled graduates. Hence, The electrical engineering curriculum should be supported by market-oriented knowledge and industry skills based on the industry employers' vision and recruiting plans. This paper explores the needed power electronics knowledge and skills from the perspective of industry employers. The study is based on a survey targeting 38 academics and 18 industry representatives regarding the gaps in the Power Electronics and Machine Drives (PEMD) curriculum. The survey leads to the presented road map of power electronics knowledge and skills. This road map addresses the curriculum framework and the required employability skills in the power electronics industry.

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