Name:James Gafford
Associated Centers:Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems
Position:Research Associate
Email: gafford@cavs.msstate.edu
Office:Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, 2123-B
Office Phone:(662) 325-5438

Research Interest: Power Electronics
Mobile Power
Wide Bandgap Semiconductors
Electro-Mechanical Energy Conversion

Hobbies:Music - Blues, Jazz
Outdoor Sports - Cycling, Backpacking, Kayaking etc.
Team Sports - baseball/softball, football, basketball etc.
Food - cooking, eating, drinking, thowing, etc.

Publications: Shahverdi, M., Mazzola, M., Sockeel, N., & Gafford, J. (2014). High Bandwidth Energy Storage Devices for HEV/EV Energy Storage System. IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC 2014). Dearborn, MI: IEEE. [Abstract]

Lemmon, A., Mazzola, M., Gafford, J., & Parker, C. (2014). Instability in Half-Bridge Circuits Switched with Wide Band-Gap Transistors. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. IEEE. 29(5), 2380-2392. DOI:10.1109/TPEL.2013.2273275. [Document]

Lemmon, A., Mazzola, M., Gafford, J., & Parker, C. (2014). Ensuring Volt-Second Balance in High-Power-Density Phase-Shifted Full-Bridge Converter Design. IEEE International Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC 2014). Ft Worth, TX: IEEE. [Document]

Lemmon, A., Mazzola, M., Gafford, J., & Parker, C. (2013). Stability Considerations for Silicon Carbide Field Effect Transistors. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics Letters. IEEE. 28, 4453-4459. [Document]

Schrader, R. K., Mazzola, M., & Gafford, J. (2013). Diode-Free Synchronous Rectification Using a SiC Trench JFET. PCIM Europe 2013. Nuremberg, Germany: VDE VERLAG GMBH. 333-336. [Document]

Total Publications by this Author: 20