About the Author

Dr. Duane Hanselman 
earned his Ph.D. And MSEE from the University of Illinois. He earned his BSEE from Michigan State University. Currently an Associate Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at the University of Maine, Dr. Hanselman has taught a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate classes including introductory circuits, signals and linear systems, control systems, signal processing, electromagnetics, power electronics, electromechanical energy conversion, and numerical methods. 

Dr. Hanselman is a leading expert in the design of brushless permanent magnet motors, i.e., brushless DC motors and PM synchronous motors. He provides consulting to a wide variety of companies and has served as an expert witness for patent infringement and trade secret lawsuits as well as various insurance and civil suits. In addition, Dr. Hanselman has presented numerous short courses on the design of brushless permanent magnet motors. 

Dr. Hanselman has published numerous books, including the Mastering MATLAB series of texts and two editions of Brushless Permanent Magnet Motor Design.