Daniel Ludois, Ph.D.

Assistant professor, electrical and computer engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison - 2017 fellow


2017 Moore Inventor Fellow

Daniel Ludois, Ph.D.

Research Description

Daniel Ludois' invention is an electric motor based on electrostatic forces rather than magnetic fields, eliminating the use of rare earth elements and copper. His goal is to create lightweight electric motors that result in sustainable higher performance and lower cost.


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Moore Inventor Fellows Science University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Back


Ph.D., electrical engineering, 2012
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Bachelor of Science, physics, 2006
Bradley University


NSF CAREER Award, 2015.

Named one of Midwest Energy News 40 under 40, 2016.

Moore Inventor Fellows