2018 Austin Power Electronics Symposium Agenda

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

7:00 am – 8:00 am

Symposium Registration and Coffee

8:00 am – 8:15 am

Welcome Address

8:15 am – 10:15 am

Invited Industry Session 1: Industry Power Electronics Solutions

•  SiC Power MOSFET Technology”, Kevin Matocha, Monolith Semiconductor

•  Module-level Power Electronics for Photovoltaics”, Patrick Chapman, SunPower

•  Versatile Power Electronics Converter" , Uwe Uhmeyer, Ideal Power

•  Power Electronics for Medium Voltage Drive”, Mark Rayner, Toshiba

10:15 am – 10:30 am

Coffee Break

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Invited Industry Session 2: Power Electronics for Efficient Data Center

•  Battery Transition in a Datacenter Power Delivery System”, Lei Wang, Dell

•  Enabling Data Center Efficiency with GaN”, Stephanie Watts Butler, Texas Instruments

•  “DC Data Center”, Malyssa Fratkin, Texas Advanced Computing Center

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch (Box Lunch)

1:00 pm – 2:20 pm

Technical Session 1:  Power Electronics for Efficient Data Center, Details>>

GaN Integration Drives the Second Revolution in Power Conversion, Stephen Oliver, Navitas Semiconductor

• “High Efficiency High Density 3.2kW GaN Totem-Pole PFC”, Qingyun Huang

• “High Efficiency High Density LLC Resonant Converter and Adaptive Synchronous Rectifier Control”, Ruiyang Yu

• “Solid State Transformer for Efficient Data Center Application”, Alex Huang

2:20 pm – 4:00 pm

Technical Session 2: Details>>

•   Achieving SiC High Switching Speed by Driver-MOSFET Integration

•   Ultra-Fast Switching of 1.2kV SiC MOSFETs for Megahertz Applications Enabled by 3D Package

•   Loss Reduction in Si+SiC Hybrid Power Module

•   High Performance GaN Schottky diode realized with epitaxial refill trench approach

•   Three-phase Medium Voltage DC Fast Charger based on Single-stage Soft-switching Topology

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm

Coffee Break

4:15 pm – 6:00 pm

Lab Tour, Demostration and Poster Session (Details>>) :

•   Lab tour 1: DC Data Center at Texas Advanced Computing Center

•   Lab tour 2: Microelectronics Research Center Tour

•   Lab tour 3: SPEC Power Electronics Lab

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


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10100 Burnet Rd
Advanced Computing Building (ACB), Building 205
J.J. Pickle Research Campus
Austin, Texas