PELS Mentorship Roundtable at APEC 2020

Event: PELS Mentorship Roundtable at APEC 2020 

Date and Time: Monday, 16 March 8:00pm-9:30pm 

Location: Room Great Hall D


Registration Link: Will be coming soon

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. ​ ​Appetizers, desserts, and beverages will be served. ​

 The ​cost ​is ​$10.00 ​per ​person. ​Your ​confirmation ​from ​this ​registration ​will ​be ​your ​ticket ​to ​the ​event. ​


Mentor Information: 

Frede Blaabjerg, Aalborg University-Research and Leadership in Power Electronics: How to find a balance

Liuchen Chang, University of New Brunswick-TBD

Patrick Chapman, Enphase- Transitioning between Academia & Industry

Sewan Choi, Seoul Tech- How to Manage Research Activities in an Academic Setting

Ahmed Elasser, GE Global Research- Engineering, Innovations, and Publications in Industry

Jinjun Liu, Xi'an Jiaotong University-TBD

Burak Ozpineci, Oak Ridge National Laboratory- Working with Government vs. Industry Grants

Ira Pitel, MagnaPower- Preparing for and Succeeding in a Career in the Industry

Richard Wainwright, John Deere- Being a Recipient and Agent of Technology Change