PELS Regional DLs

Name and Affiliation RDL Presentation Topic(s)

Tanya Gachovska
Univ. of Nebraska (USA)

RDL-1: "Current Status and Future Prospects of GaN Power HEMTs"

RDL-2: "SiC and GaN Devices and Some Applications"

Brandon Grainger
Univ. of Pittsburgh (USA)

RDL-1: "Modern Power Conversion Solutions – From Electric Power Grids to Aerospace Power Applications"

RDL-2: "Multiport Converter Designs: Modeling Considerations and State Plane Analysis Approaches for Improved Thermal Performance of SiC Devices "

Sudip Mazumder
Univ. of Illinois, Chicago

RDL-1: "Control of Power Electronics Systems using Predictive Switching Sequences and Switching Transitions"

RDL-2: "Nonlinear Analysis of Power-Electronics Systems and Networks"

RDL-3: "Differential Mode Power Converters: A Universal Solution"
Name and Affiliation RDL Presentation Topic(s)
Jost Allmeling
Plexim GmbH
RDL-1: "Efficient Models for Power Converters in Real-time Simulation"
RDL-2: "Model Continuity from Offline Simulation to Real-time Testing"

Ilknur Colak
Schneider Electric-Secure Power Division

RDL-1: "Solid State Transformers: Challenges and Applications"
RDL-2: "Insulation and Coordination Design Steps for MV Power Electronics Applications"

Petros Karamanakos
Tampere University

RDL-1: "Model Predictive Control of Power Electronic Systems: Methods, Results, and Challenges"
RDL-2: "Finite Control Set Model Predictive Control: Design Guidelines to Maximize the System Performance"
RDL-3: "Optimal Modulation and Control for Power Electronic Systems"

Ivana Kovacevic-Badstuebner

RDL-1: "Electromagnetic-Circuit Modeling for Advanced Power Semiconductor Devices"
RDL-2: "Design of SiC Power MOSFET Packages based on Multi-physics Modeling"

Dimosthenis Peftitsis
Norwegian University of Science and Technology 

RDL-1: "Silicon Carbide Power Semiconductors: Device Modelling, Gate Drivers and Applications"
RDL-2: "Reliability Assessment of High-power Semiconductor Devices and Challenges on Lifetime Modeling at Low Stress Cycles"
RDL-3: "Online Estimation of Lifetime Consumption for High-power IGBT Modules under Stochastic Mission Profiles"
RDL-4: "Thermal Design and Efficiency Improvement in Medium-voltage Solidstate DC Breakers"

Miroslav Vasić
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

RDL-1: "GaN based Multi-MHz Applications and the Challenges in front of us"
RDL-2: "Key Aspects of the Design and Control of Inductive Power Transfer Systems"

Name and Affiliation RDL Presentation Topic(s)
Edson H. Watanabe
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

RDL-1: "Instantaneous Power Theory Teoria pq and Applications to Power Conditioners"
RDL-2: "Electrical Energy, the Environment and Power Electronics"

Jaime Arau
National Center for Research and Technological Development-CENIDET
RDL-1: "New Trends in Multiport Power Converters for Energy Harvesting / Storage Systems"
RDL-2: "The Important Role of Power Electronics for the Creation of a Sustainable World"
RDL-3: "Towards the successful publication of technical journal articles in the world of engineering"

Javier Alveiro Rosero Garcia
Universidad Nacional de Colombia

RDL-1: "Transformación organizacional por transformación Digital"
RDL-2: "Medición inteligente en redes de distribución de energía"
Name and Affiliation RDL Presentation Topic(s)
Kan Akatsu
Yokohama Natl. Univ. (Japan)
RDL-1: "Integration technology of electric machines and inverter system in EV"
RDL-2: "Advanced motor control technique realizing "Digital Twin"
Gurumoorthy Bhuvaneswari 
RDL-1: "Power Converters and Control Configurations for Renewable energy systems"
RDL-2: "Power quality improvement in Switched Mode Power Supply Systems"
RDL-3: "Power Converters: Classification, Control Configurations, and Applications"
Sewan Choi
Seoul Natl. Univ. of Sci. and Tech. (South Korea)
RDL-1: "High power density, high-efficiency on-board battery chargers for electric vehicles"
RDL-2: "Bidirectional soft-switched DC-DC converters for high step-up and wide voltage range applications"
Rukmi Dutta
Univ. of New South Wales (Australia)
RDL-1: "Breaking the barrier- high-speed and high-power Permanent Magnet Machines"
RDL-2: "Multiphysics optimization of electric machines leading to additive manufacturing"
RDL-3: "Transport Electrification and Renewable Energy Conversions- a push in the right direction (for the advancement of Electric Machines and Drives)"
Jun-ichi Itoh
Nagaoka Univ. of Tech. (Japan)
RDL-1: "AC-AC direct conversion technologies"
RDL-2: "Minimization of passive components with circuit topology and its control"
RDL-3: "Simple adjustable speed drive system based on V/f control for PM motors"
Noriko Kawakami
Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corp. (Japan)
RDL-1: "Leaping the gender gap! Why engineering is worthwhile career for women"
RDL-2: "High power converters contributing power grid stabilization in Japan"
RDL-3: "Large capacity power electronics technology for renewable energy sources"
Dong-Choon Lee
Yeugnam Univ. (South Korea)
RDL-1: "Control issues of AC/DC/AC PWM converters"
RDL-2: "Control of wind power generation system and grid connection techniques"
Wuhua Li
Zhejiang Univ. (China)
RDL-1: "State awareness and lifetime extension of power devices/converters: from near-line to on-line"
RDL-2: "Hierarchical control and self-disciplined stability of renewable DC-based inter-grid"
Meiqin Mao
School of Electrical and Automation Engineering (China)
RDL-1: "MAS-Based Multi-time-scale Energy Management for a microgrid"
RDL-2: "Integration and Optimal Control of Microgrid Comprised with PV/Battery-VSGs"
Bhim Singh
IIT Delhi (India)
RDL-1: "Electric vehicles-at a glance"
RDL-2: "Power factor correction converters feeding brushless DC motor drives"
RDL-3: "Microgrids: configurations, control, synchronization, and applications"
RDL-4: "Control of brushless motors for solar water pumping"
Xu Yang
Xi’an Jiaotong Univ. (China)
RDL-1: "Frequency and time-domain modeling and stability analysis PWM converters"
RDL-2: "Application and integration for wide bandgap semiconductor power devices"
RDL-3: "DC micro-grid and power electronic transformers"