At A Glance Schedule

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

Welcome Comments by General Chair Ty McNutt

8:15 AM – 10:00 AM

Tutorial:

“Packaging and Thermal Management of Integrated Power Electronics” by Patrick McCluskey of the University of Maryland

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM

PowerUp & Networking Break

10:25 AM – 11:10 AM

Plenary:

“Serving Humanity Through a Dynamic Profession – The IEEE Power Electronics Society” by Alan Mantooth of the University of Arkansas

11:10 AM – 12:00 PM

Plenary:

“The Invention & Collaboration of Technology Roadmaps” by Bram Ferreira of the Delft University of Technology and William Chen of ASE US

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:00 PM – 3:05 PM

Systems & Circuits Technical Session

Session Chair: Brian Narveson of PSMA

3:05 PM – 3:30 PM

PowerUp & Networking Break

3:30 PM – 5:35 PM

Power Modules Technical Session

Session Chair: Ty McNutt of Wolfspeed

5:35 PM – 7:30 PM

Welcome Reception & Posters

Poster Session Chair: Bram Ferreira of TU Delft

Thursday, April 6, 2017

8:00 AM – 8:15 AM

Welcome Remarks by Local Arrangement Chair Bram Ferreira

8:15 AM – 10:00 AM

Tutorial:

“Characterizing Electrical Insulation for Wide Bandgap Power Packaging” by Thierry Lebey of the University of Toulouse

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

PowerUp & Networking Break

10:30 AM – 11:15 AM

Plenary:

“Integrated Power for the Internet of Things” by Cian O’Mathuna of the Tyndall Institute

11:15 AM – 12:00 PM

Plenary:

“Ten Years of Robustness Validation Applied to Power Electronics Components” by Eckhard Wolfgang of ECPE

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:00 PM – 3:05 PM

Packaging & Interconnects Technical Session

Session Chair: Lauren Kegley of Wolfspeed

3:05 PM – 3:30 PM

PowerUp & Networking Break

3:30 PM – 5:10 PM

Thermal Management Technical Session

Session Chair: Patrick McCluskey of the University of Maryland

5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Conference Banquet

Guided Walking Tour (~10 minutes) from Aula to Conference Banquet Site will be provided upon completion of the technical program.

Friday, April 7, 2017

8:00 AM – 8:10 AM

Welcome Remarks by Technical Chair Patrick McCluskey

8:10 AM – 8:55 AM

Plenary:

“Advances in WBG Power Devices and their Positioning in Various Applications” by Peter Friedrich of Infineon

8:55 AM – 9:40 AM

Plenary:

“Modeling & Packaging” by Chris Bailey of the University of Greenwich EPSRC

9:40 AM – 10:00 AM

PowerUp & Networking Break

10:00 AM – 11:20 AM

Panel Session on Modeling & Reliability, including:

Dr. Andy Lemmon (University of Alabama), Patrick McCluskey (University of Maryland), Brice McPherson (Wolfspeed), & Chris Bailey (University of Greenwich – EPSRC)

11:20 AM – 1:00 PM

Sensors, Passives, & EMI Technical Session

Session Chair: Thierry Lebey of the University of Toulouse

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Networking Lunch & Concluding Remarks