About the Plenary Sessions

The APEC Plenary Session continued the long-standing tradition of addressing issues of immediate and long-term interest to the practicing power electronic engineer. The APEC plenary presentations typically have been from invited distinguished professionals.

The APEC Plenary Session continues a long-standing tradition of addressing issues of immediate and long-term interest to the practicing power electronic engineer. The APEC plenary presentations typically have been from invited distinguished professionals.

Following is the schedule for Plenary Sessions:

Monday, March 16th, 2020

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

35 Years of APEC and the Path Forward for Applied Power Electronics

John Kassakian, Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Power in Automotive: Beyond Just Power

David Dwelley, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Maxim Integrated


2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Emerging Technologies in Power Electronics

Burak Ozpineci, Group Leader, Power Electronics and Electric Machinery Group, Program Manager, Electric Drive Technologies, Oak Ridge National Laboratory


3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

BREAK


3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Switched Capacitor Power Electronic Converters

Robert Pilawa-Podgurski, Professor, University of California Berkeley


4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Session TBD

Sessions Speakers TBD


4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Power Electronics for Consumer Applications

Balu Balakrishnan, CEO, Power Integrations


*speakers, times, and topics subject to change.