President's Message: December 2018

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Victory Lap? No, Pass the Baton!

by Alan Mantooth

This is my last column as President of the IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS), and while it is tempting to take a victory lap, that simply is not the nature of our organization. Rather, as my predecessors have done, I will hand off the baton into the capable hands of our next President, Frede Blaabjerg. However, it is an appropriate time to give you a summary of how far we have come in the last two years, thanks in large part to our volunteers and staff.  Read More...



Upcoming Events

Upcoming Webinar: Advanced Safety Architecture for Automotive Systems

Ramakrishnan RajaDec 13, 2018 2:00 PM EST
Abstract- This presentation gives a review of various advanced system architecture deployed by the safety critical components such as brakes and steering. The presentation talks about various type of redundant architectures deployed for autonomous driving conditions. It also discusses about advantages and disadvantages of such architectural changes. An overview of advance controls strategy for Steer- By Wire, Brake –by Wire will be discussed in this presentation. 


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Catch up on:
  • Designing reliable and high-density power solutions with GaN
  • How to publish research in the IEEE Transactions and Journals
  • Current sharing technologies for LLC resonant converters

  • Technology Development from the More Electric Aircraft to All Electric Flight

  • Design for reliability in power electronic based renewables 
  • Resilient and Sustainable Distribution Systems with Advanced Microgrids 

  • Big data gets physical

  • and more!

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