APEC 2017

Plenary Sessions

APEC 2017 featured an exciting lineup of plenary speakers covering a range of interesting topics. To view presentations, click on the session titles below.

Opening Remarks and Tom Wilson Sr. Tribute
Presented by Jonathan Kimball, APEC 2017 Conference Chair

Power Semiconductor Technology – Flexibility for Tomorrow’s Solutions (coming soon)
Presented by Ahmad Bahai, TI, Chief Technologist and Sr. VP

Google 48V Power Architecture
Presented by Shuai Jiang and Xin Li, Google, Technical Lead Manager for Power Team (Li) and Sr. DC-DC Power Architect for Data Centers (Jiang)

The Gap Between High Power and Low Power Converters and How it is Closing
Presented by Hamish Laird, ELMG Digital Power, Inc., CTO

Empowering the Electronics Industry: A Power Technology Roadmap
Presented by Conor Quinn, Artesyn Embedded Technologies & PSMA, PSMA Power Technology Roadmap Co-Chair

From SiC MOSFET Devices to MW-scale Power Converters
Presented by Ljubisa Stevanovic, GE Global Research, CTO Silicon Carbide Works

A Historical Perspective on the Development of the PWM Switch Model
Presented by Vatché Vorperian, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Principal Engineer & Fellow of the IEEE

Rap Sessions

To view available presentations, click on the speaker titles below.

Rap Session 1: Power Electronic Topologies: Do We Need More or Any Benefit to New Ones?

Rap Session 2: Do We Need to Progress Towards GHz Switching in High Power Systems and Applications? (presentations coming soon)

  • David Levett, Infineon
  • Eric R. Motto, Mitsubishi/Powerex
  • Ty McNutt, CREE/Wolfspeed
  • Gene Sheridan, Navitas

Rap Session 3: 3D Printing and Power Supply on Chip (PwrSoC) / Power Supply in Package (PSiP) vs. Discrete Designs (presentations coming soon)

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