P R O F E S S I O N A L S E M I N A R S
1- High-Power-Density High-Frequency Modular Power Converters for Electronic Grid Applications
FEB.19, 2023 (8:00-09:45)
Dr. Dushan Boroyevich
2- Design for Reliability in Power Electronic Systems
FEB.19, 2023 (10:15-11:30)
Frede Blaabjerg (S’86–M’88–SM’97–F’03) was with ABB-Scandia, Randers, Denmark, from 1987 to 1988. From 1988 to 1992, he got the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at Aalborg University in 1995. He became an Assistant Professor in 1992, an Associate Professor in 1996, and a Full Professor of power electronics and drives in 1998 at AAU Energy. From 2017 he became a Villum Investigator. He is honoris causa at University Politehnica Timisoara (UPT), Romania in 2017 and Tallinn Technical University (TTU), Estonia in 2018.
3- Advances in integrated point-of-load power converters
FEB.19, 2023 (15:15-16:15)
4- Challenges in Transportation Electrification- Modeling, Electric Drives, Power Electronics Architectures & Packaging FEB.20, 2023 (10:15-11:30)
Dr. Osama A.Mohammed
Dr. Osama A.Mohammed is a Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and the Associate Dean of Research at the College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University. He has researched various topics in computational methods, power and energy systems, design optimization, and physics-based modeling in electric drive systems, power electronics, and other low-frequency environments. Dr. Mohammed is world-renowned for his contributions in these areas. He has significant research in electromagnetic signatures, EMI, wide bandgap devices, and movable power systems modeling and analysis. Professor Mohammed has active research projects for several federal agencies in these areas. In addition, he has also completed projects in power system operation, smart grid distributed control and interoperability, cyber-physical.
5- Power Electronics, Startup Companies and Venture Capital; a View for Capitalizing on New Technologies FEB.20, 2023 (15:15-16:15)
This talk provides a broad view on how new technology innovations in power electronics can become successful commercial enterprises. It also describes how venture capital can serve as one of the primary catalysts to realize that success.
Dr. Ashraf Lotfi
Deep Science Ventures
He received the BS degree Cairo Univ. 1984, PhD Virginia Tech 1993 and Exec. MBA Northeastern Univ. 2001. He is inventor on 170 US patents and received the 2013 New Jersey Technology Council’s CEO-of-the-year award. He is a Fellow of the IEEE.