James Gafford
James Gafford
Research Engineer


Office: CAVS 2123-B
Phone: (662) 325-5438

Research Interest:
Power Electronics
Mobile Power
Wide Bandgap Semiconductors
Electro-Mechanical Energy Conversion

Music - Blues, Jazz
Outdoor Sports - Cycling, Backpacking, Kayaking etc.
Team Sports - baseball/softball, football, basketball etc.
Food - cooking, eating, drinking, thowing, etc.

Selected PublicationsTotal Publications by James Gafford:  23 
Liu, Y., Gafford, J., Ball, J. E., & Burch V, R. F. (2018). A Kinematic Modeling Framework for Prediction of Instantaneous Status of Towing Vehicle Systems. SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars Mechanical Systems. Society of Automotive Engineers. 11(2), 177-190.

Davis, M., Cagle, L. D., Morgan, C., Hudson, C. R., Ball, J. E., Anderson, D., Bethel, C. L., Liu, Y., Gafford, J., & LeClair, A. M. (2018). Hydra: A Modular, Universal Multisensory Data Collection System. SPIE DCS Defense and Security Program and Symposium. Orlando, FL.

Liu, Y., Abdelwahed, S., Ball, J. E., Burch V, R. F., Gafford, J., Doude, M., & Mazzola, M. (2017). Development of a Dynamic Modeling Framework to Predict Instantaneous Status of Towing Vehicle Systems. SAE World Congress 2017. Detroit, MI: SAE.

Shahverdi, M., Mazzola, M., Sockeel, N., & Gafford, J. (2014). High Bandwidth Energy Storage Devices for HEV/EV Energy Storage System. IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference and Expo (ITEC 2014). Dearborn, MI: IEEE. [Abstract]

Lemmon, A., Mazzola, M., Gafford, J., & Parker, C. (2014). Instability in Half-Bridge Circuits Switched with Wide Band-Gap Transistors. IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics. IEEE. 29(5), 2380-2392. DOI:10.1109/TPEL.2013.2273275. [Document]