Research Personnel    

Lab Director

Dr. Irfan Khan is the director of the Clean And Resilient Energy Systems (CARES) Lab. He is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Marine Engineering Technology with a joint appointment with the Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M College Station. In addition, he is an affiliate faculty member with the TAMU Energy Institute and the TEES Smart Grid Center. Before joining TAMU in 2018, Dr. Khan received a Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University USA. Dr. Khan is a registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) with the State of Texas, USA.

Current Graduate students

Syed Rahman   

Syed Rahman is a Ph.D. candidate with Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M College Station. He is the recipient of “Thomas W. Powell ’62 and Powell Industries Inc. Fellowship” for 2021-2022.

Yasir Ali Farrukh

Yasir Ali Farrukh is a Ph.D. student with Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M College Station. He is working with Dr. Khan on various projects related to applications of Machine Learning.

Syed Wali Rizvi

Syed Wali Rizvi is a Ph.D. student in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M College Station. He is working with Dr. Khan on various projects related to applications of Machine Learning.

Current Undergraduate Students

Nico Elizondo

Nico Elizondo is a senior at Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M College Station.

Daniel Doung

Daniel Doung is a senior at Marine Engineering Technology at Texas A&M Galveston. He worked on a DOE-funded project, “Marine Energy Collegiate Competition.”

Alexander Charles Smith

Alexander Charles Smith is a senior at Marine Engineering Technology at Texas A&M Galveston. He worked on a DOE-funded project, “Marine Energy Collegiate Competition.”

Joe McComb

Joe McComb is a senior at Marine Engineering Technology at Texas A&M Galveston. He worked on a DOE-funded project, “Marine Energy Collegiate Competition.”

Charles Doubrava

Charles Doubrava is a senior at Marine Engineering Technology at Texas A&M Galveston. He worked on a DOE-funded project, “Marine Energy Collegiate Competition.”

Past Visiting Scholars

Dr. Faisal Nadeem Khan

Dr. Faisal Nadeem Khan is an Associate Professor at the Electrical Engineering Department at the University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, Pakistan. He was a visiting scholar at CARES Lab in 2021.

Mr. Rajvikram Madurai Elavarasan

Mr. Rajvikram Madurai Elavarasan is an Adjunct Faculty at the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at the Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, India. He was a Visiting scholar at CARES Lab in 2021.

Past Undergraduate Students

Jonathan Ghering  

Jonathan Ghering was a senior at Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M College Station. He worked on a TCRF funded project as Undergraduate Research Assistant at CARES Lab.

Robert Esai Cervantes

Robert Esai Cervantes was a senior at Marine Engineering Technology at Texas A&M Galveston. He worked on distributed filtering for marine shipboard power systems.