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Jared Baxter

Energy Conversion and Storage

Biography

Supervising Faculty: Dr. Daniel Costinett

Jared grew up in Sevierville, Tennessee, where he was involved in athletics and community service growing up. He attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in honors electrical engineering. He was heavily involved in undergraduate research under Dr. Daniel Costinett beginning his freshman year and continuing throughout his undergraduate career. Jared also spent two summers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory as an undergraduate conducting research in the Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Research Group.  He served as an ambassador for the Center for Ultra-wide-area Resilient Electrical Energy Transmission Networks (CURENT), as well as the chairperson for the UTK IEEE Student Branch. In addition, he participated in the National Academy of Engineers Grand Challenge Scholars Program, where he became interested in interdisciplinary coursework and entrepreneurship.


Awards and Recognitions

  • Chancellor’s Honors Program Graduate, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2017
  • National Academy of Engineers Grand Challenge Scholar
  • Recipient of the Min H. Kao Scholarship, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 2014 - 2017
  • Most Outstanding Sophomore and Junior Award, University of Tennessee Knoxville, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, 2014, 2015
  • IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Recipient, 2016 – 2017

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