Mark Scott, Ph. D.

Research Highlights

  • Applying silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) into motor drive systems for electrified vehicles, multilevel inverter topologies, and other renewable energy applications.
  • Modeling and mitigation methods of electromagnetic interference (EMI) in power electronics.
  • Modeling power electronics for medium-voltage, high-power applications such as Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) and power supplies for fusion reactors
  • Studying relationship between human behavior, power consumption, and energy related legislation

Assistant Professor

260 C Garland Hall


  • Ph.D.Power Electronics, The Ohio State University; Columbus OH2015
  • M.S.Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University; Columbus OH2013
  • B.S.Electrical Engineering, The Ohio State University; Columbus OH2005


  • 2015Present, Assistant Professor, Miami University
  • 20102015, Graduate Administrative/Teaching/Research Assistant, The Ohio State University
  • 20082009, Electrical Design Engineer, Vanner Incorporated
  • 20062008, Electrical Engineer, Atronix Engineering Incorporated
  • 20012006, Student Assistant, The Ohio State University; Department of Athletics: Electronics Department
  • 20002001, Electrical Engineer Co-Op, R.A. Jones

Prospective Students

The Power and Energy Research Laboratory at Miami University is accepting undergraduate and M.S. students that are interested in doing hands-on research. Ideal candidates will have hardware experience developing printed circuit boards (PCB) and troubleshooting power electronics along with software experience writing code for digital signal processors (DSP). Familiarity with PSIM, OrCAD, Code Composer Studio, Matlab, and Simulink along with programing C2000 microcontrollers is a plus.

Interested students can send a brief e-mail to Please aptly describe how your past experience and future career goals integrate into the main research thrust of our team. CVs can be included as text below the signature line in your e-mail, or in a GoogleDoc. No attachments or boilerplate e-mails please.