PELS Mentorship Roundtable at ECCE 2022

Register to meet the leaders in power-electronics through a face-to-face mentoring event. Our distinguished mentors have started businesses, climbed the ranks of IEEE and become high-performers at corporations and universities.

PELS members will get a rare opportunity to ask questions and get professional advice directly from mentors who have a career’s worth of knowledge to share.

Space is limited to 5 people per table which provides a casual, personal, and quiet atmosphere for conversation. Lunch, desserts, and beverages will be served. There is no cost to attend this event.
Date: Tuesday, 11 October 2022
Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm
Room: 260 (Huntington Place)

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Space is ​limited ​to ​5 ​people ​per ​table ​which ​provides ​a ​casual, ​personal, ​and ​quiet ​atmosphere ​for ​conversation. ​ ​Lunch, desserts, and beverages will be served. ​

There is no cost to attend this event.


Topics & Mentors:

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Topic 1: Career and Research in Industry
Lihua Li, GM Research and Development 
V. Anand Sankaran, Director, Ford Ion Park – Battery Center of Excellence, Ford Motor Company

Topic 2: Career and Research in Academia
Prasad Enjeti, Texas A&M
Maryam Saeedifard, Georgia Institute of Technology

Topic 3: Career and Research at National Labs
Andrew Woodworth, NASA Glenn Research Center 
Fei Gao, University of Technology of Belfort-Montbeliard (UTBM) 

Topic 4: Success in Career Path Changes
Emmanuel Agamloh, Baylor University
Bulent Sarlioglu, University of Wisconsin at Madison 

Topic 5: How to Become a Leader in Research
Johann W. Kolar, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich
Longya Xu, The Ohio State University

Topic 6: Entrepreneurship
Ivan Celanovic, MIT Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies

Topic 7: Guidance on How to Become an IEEE Senior Member and the IEEE Fellow Nomination Procedure
Leon M. Tolbert, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Robert N. Guenther, Jr., NWL

Topic 8: How to Write an Award-Winning IEEE Conference and Journal Papers
Joseph Olorunfemi Ojo, Tennessee Technological University
Brad Lehman, Northeastern University

Topic 9: Guidance on How to Get Involved in the Volunteer Work at IEEE
Don Tan, Northrop Grumman Space Systems
Christina DiMarino, Virginia Tech-Bradley Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering