2023 Seminars

FALL 2023 Schedule

AUGUST 28: Abhiroop Chattopadhyay, Contextualized Decision Making in Rural Electrical Infrastructure Design – A Navajo Nation Case Study, Abstract | Video
SEPTEMBER 11: PECI | IEEE Chapter Meeting
SEPTEMBER 18: Aria Delmar, Current-Sourced Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converter for Data Center Power Delivery, Abstract
SEPTEMBER 25:  Talal Khalid, Contextual Evaluation of the Maximum Demand Payment Component Issue for Electricity Supply for Electric Vehicle Charging, Abstract | Video
OCTOBER 6: Prof. Pierluigi Mancarella, The University of Melbourne, Australia and The University of Manchester, UK, Challenges and Potential Solutions with Ultra-Deep Penetration of Renewables and Distributed Energy Resources: Experiences from the Australian “Real-World Lab,” Abstract
OCTOBER 9: “Ideas” Session
OCTOBER 16: Christopher Zhang, Regional Manager of Capacity Planning, ComEd, ComEd Distribution Capacity Planning, Abstract | Presentation
OCTOBER 23: Iven Guzel, Fast and Certifiably Correct Power System State Estimation via Nonconvex Phase Synchronization, and Arjit Bali, Inverter Topology Investigation in High-Frequency, Low-Inductance Motors, Abstract | Video
OCTOBER 30: Boya Hou, Compressed Learning of Dynamical Systems and its Applications to Power Systems, and Tg Roberts, Hardware in the Loop (HIL) Testbed: Background and Demo, Abstract | Video
NOVEMBER 6: Anubhav Bose, Conceptual Assessment of Performance Characteristics of Electric Machines in Integrated Parallel-Hybrid Propulsion Systems, and Peter Xiao, Cryogen-free Superconducting Machine for Aerospace Applications, Abstract | Video
NOVEMBER 13: Nicole Stokowski, DC-DC Converter Design for Aerospace Pulse Deicing, and Raya Mahony, The Solution to 95% of Daily EV Charging, Abstract | Video
NOVEMBER 27: Dr. Daniel Ludois, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Rocking the Boat with Capacitance, Abstract | Video
DECEMBER 4: Brian Wolhaupter, Plasma Sprayed Ceramic Electric Machine Insulation, and Josh Feldman, Cryogenic Cooling Experiments to Reduce Risk for Superconducting Machine Design, Abstract | Video

SPRING 2023 Schedule

JANUARY 30: Anubhav Bose – Engineering Open House
FEBRUARY 6: Career Day
FEBRUARY 13: Sang Gang and Eric Hope – Sargent and Lundy, Transmission Planning And Power System Studies Overview, Abstract
MARCH 6: Prof. Phil Krein, A Discussion of Industry Careers for Graduate Candidates, and The 90% Energy Challenge for Passenger Electric Vehicles, Abstract | Video
MARCH 20: Anubhav Bose, Investigating High-Specific-Power & High-Efficiency Electric Machine Designs for Aircraft Propulsion, Abstract | Video
MARCH 27: Arjit Bali, Investigating Optimal Inverter Topologies For High-Frequency Low-Inductance Motors, and Aria Delmar, Hybrid Switched-Capacitor Converters for Data Center Power Delivery, Abstract | Video
APRIL 3: Hong-Ming Chiu, Neural Network Certification via the Use of Nonconvex Low-Rank Semidefinite Relaxations, Abstract | Video
APRIL 10: Peter Xiao, Cryogen-free Superconducting Machine Testing Developments, Abstract | Video
APRIL 17: Kai Van Horn, Senior Consultant, Brattle Group, The Value of Geographic Diversification in Renewable Generation through Transmission Expansion, Abstract
APRIL 24: Dr. Fei Gao, Professor, University of Technology of Belfort-Montbeliard, Digital Twins for Modern Power Electronics, Abstract
MAY 1: Elie Libbos, Design and Control of a Converter-Integrated Variable-Pole Induction Machine Drive for Electric Vehicles, Abstract