Paul Imbertson

Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering

Paul Imbertson holds a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota and had extensive industrial experience specializing in power and energy before joining the faculty of the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at the University of Minnesota. Paul is the faculty advisor for several university student groups including KHK, Innovative Engineers, Solar Vehicle Project, the National Society of Black Engineers, and the University Mad Scientists Club. Paul received Senator Amy Klobuchar's Carbon Buster Award and was recognized by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents for contributions to Community-University Partnerships. He has been voted "Best professor" 10 times, and recently received the University-wide "Award for Global Engagement" for which he was granted the title "Distinguished Global professor". He received the "Morse/Alumni Award for Teaching", for which he was granted the title "Distinguished Teaching professor" and was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers. 

Awards and Recognition

Ten times awarded “Best Professor Award” from IT/CSE Student Board

Award for Global Engagement; University of Minnesota, 2013

Distinguished Global Professor, 2013

Horace T. Morse – University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education, 2014

Senator Amy Klobuchar’s Carbon Buster Award, 2008

Recognized by the University of Minnesota Board of Regents for contributions to Community-University Partnerships. Noted for activity with communities throughout Minnesota on issues related to sources of renewable energy and hydroelectric power, 2002

Academy of Distinguished Teachers, 2014

IEEE Twin Cities Outstanding Member, 2016

Outstanding Student Group Advisor, 2015

Innovative Engineers student group listed on the Sustainia 100 list of the top 100 sustainable solutions world-wide. Recipients from 56 countries

Most Inspirational Professor Award, Eta Kappa Nu, 2004

GCC Course Taught

GCC 3011/5011
Paul Imbertson