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PLENARY SESSION

APEC 2019 and its plenary session continue the long-standing tradition of addressing issues of immediate and long-term interest to the practicing power electronic engineer. The APEC plenary presentations typically are from invited distinguished professionals. 

APEC 2019 Plenary Session

Schedule is subject to change.

Time Session Speaker
1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. The Future of Power Electronics in Robotics Applications Peter Wawer, Division President, Industrial Power Control, Infineon Technologies

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Overview of University Research Programs in Power Electronics

Robert V. White, Chief Engineer, Embedded Power Labs (representing PSMA)

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Flyweel Energy Storage: A Utility Scale Energy Solution for the 21st Century

Seth Sanders, Chief Scientist and Co-Founder, Amber Kinetics

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. BREAK  
3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Power Electronics; Enabling Zero Emission Powertrains and Fuel Cell Engines Abas Goodarzi, President and Chief Executive Officer, US Hybrid Corporation

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Improving Healthcare Through Power Electronics: Opportunities in Powering Medical Devices

Rikky Muller, Co-Founder, Cortera Neurotechnologies
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Power Electronics for the Space Exploration Hype

Fernando Gómez-Carpintero, Head of Power Engineering, Airbus Spacecraft Electronics

 

Were you unable to attend the APEC 2018 Plenary Session? Check out the live stream video below from IEEE.tv and Mouser Electronics.