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College of Engineering and Computing

Career Plans

I want to be a smart-grid engineer

Smart grid engineers are responsible for energy storage and grid-interfacing technologies (power electronics), as well as advanced controls and circuit protection.

You might work for a company such as SCE&G, Eaton or ABB.

Career-appropriate courses are ...

Career Concentration Classes (ELCT)

  • 531 Digital Control Systems
  • 551 Power Systems Design & Analysis
  • 572 Power Electronics

Career Competitiveness Classes

  • ELCT 510 Renewable Energy
  • ELCT 553 Electromechanical Energy ConversionDetails

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