Center for Advanced Vehicles and Energy Systems
The University of Akron's Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is actively involved in research related to energy management, electric drives, and inverter technologies for alternative energy applications. This research is part of the Center for Advanced Vehicles and Energy Systems (CAVES). CAVES is committed to pioneering research to put highly energy efficient electric and hybrid vehicles on our nation’s roads and develop an infrastructure to support electrical transportation. The University of Akron has played a leading role in the support and advancement of these fields in the Northeast Ohio region and beyond.