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Robert W. Ashton
Associate Professor
Mail Code: EC/Ah
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831 656-2928
Email: ashton (at) nps.edu
Web: dubhe.cc.nps.navy.mil/~neumann/ashton.htm
EDUCATION:
PhD - Worcester Polytechnic Inst, 1991
MS - Worcester Polytechnic Inst, 1989
BS - Virginia Polytechnic Inst, 1982
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • Faculty Search Committee
  • Curriculum Committee
  • Screening and Honors Committee
  • Circuits and Electronics Subcommittee
  • Space Systems TAG Formation Committee
  • EC3150 and EC 4150 Course Management
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Power Electronics
  • Power Converter Control Theory
  • Analog Electronics
  • Circuit Theory
  • Power Systems
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Power Electronics
  • Power System Harmonics
  • Power Conversion
AWARDS:
  • Outstanding Instructional Performance, 1994 Fellowship with Northeast Utilities in Connecticut, 1989-1991
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
  • R. W. Ashton and J. G. Ciezki, A Novel Power Systems Program at the Naval Postgraduate School, IEEE Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting 1996, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Feb 1997.
  • S. M. Williams, D. B. Kline and R. W. Ashton, A New Approach for Teaching Electric Machinery: Object-Oriented Electric Machinery Simulation, Computers in Education Journal, Oct 1995.
  • R. W. Ashton and A. E. Emanuel, An Adaptive Estimation Method for Harmonic Voltage Minimization by Means of Line Conditioners, IEEE Power Engineering Society Summer Meeting, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, San Diego, CA, July 1991.
KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Power Electronics, Power Electronic Bldg Blk, Power Systems, DC Distribution, Zonal Architecture Active Power Line Conditioners



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