At A Glance Schedule

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM Welcome Comments by General Chair
8:15 AM – 9:35 AM Tutorial 1:

Ty McNutt (Wolfspeed) - “Reliability and System Level Design Considerations for SiC Power Modules”

9:35 AM – 10:20 AM Plenary 1:

Ahmed Elasser (GE) “Silicon carbide benefits and advantages for power electronics circuits and systems”

10:20 AM – 10:45 AM PowerUp & Networking Break
11:45 AM – 11:30 AM Plenary 2:

Christophe Lochot (Airbus)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Networking Lunch
1:00 PM – 3:05 PM Systems & Circuits Technical Session

Chair: Jin Wang (OSU)
Co-chair: Rolando Burgos (VT)

3:05 PM – 3:30 PM PowerUp & Networking Break
3:30 PM – 5:35 PM Power Modules Technical Session

Session Chair:Ty McNutt (Wolfspeed)

5:35 PM – 7:00 PM Welcome Reception & Posters

Poster Session Chair:

Thursday, April 25, 2019

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM Welcome
8:15 AM – 9:35 AM Tutorial 2:

Aaron Brovont (U. of Alabama) “Conducted EMI in Power Electronics Systems”

9:35 AM – 10:20 AM Plenary 3:

Charles Bailey (GaN Systems)

10:20 AM – 10:45 AM PowerUp & Networking Break
10:45 AM – 11:30 PM Plenary 4:

Dr. Eric Dede (Toyota) – Thermal Management for Automotive

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Networking Lunch
1:00 PM – 3:05 PM Packaging & Interconnects Technical Session

Chair: Prof. Ning (CAS)
Co-Chair: Charles Bailey (GaN Systems)

3:05 PM – 3:30 PM PowerUp & Networking Break
3:30 PM – 5:35 PM Thermal Management Technical Session

Chair: Lauren Boteler

5:35 PM – 10:00 PM  Social Event and Conference Banquet.

Friday, April 26, 2019

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM Welcome Remarks
8:15 AM – 9:00 AM Plenary 5 :

 Laurent Dupont: "Reliability in power electronics modules:
A challenge to define tools and methodologies in phase with the performances of power chips and the constraints of use"
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM PowerUp & Networking Break
9:15 AM – 11:20 AM Dielectrics and Insulation Testing Technical Session

Chair: Mona Ghassemi (VT)
Co-Chair: Davide Fabiani
12:00 AM – 1:00 PM Networking Lunch
1:00 AM – 3:05 PM Modeling and Reliability Technical Session

Chair: Pat McCluskey (U. of Maryland)
Co-chair: David Huitink (U. of Arkansas)

3:05 PM – 3:30 PM PowerUp & Networking Break
3:35 PM – 5:35 PM EMI and Parasitic Implications Technical Session

Chair: Aaron Brovont (U. of Alabama)
Co-chair: Nicholas Degrenne (MERCE)

5:35 PM – 5:40 PM Concluding Remarks