University of Wisconsin–Madison



Power Electronics & Electric Machines

Spring 2018 WEMPEC Seminars

3:30 pm

Room 2535 Engineering Hall (unless otherwise noted)


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Seminar Title

Jan. 26 WEMPEC Faculty Orientation & Organizational Seminar
Feb. 2 Robert Salamon, Trent Fleege, Brian Haynes
John Deere Construction & Forestry
Designing Electric Machines for Reliability
Feb. 9 Arun Guru
Rockwell Kinetix
Condition Monitoring in Motion Control Systems
Feb. 16 Prof. Sidelmo M. Silva
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Predictive Insulation Failure Assessment in Low and Medium-Voltage Electric Machines
Feb. 23 Andy Rockhill
Eaton Innovation Center
Design and Application of Dual Converter Systems
Mar. 2 Dave Seidl
Automotive Test Stands
Mar. 9 Gerald Mason and Christophe Espanet
Moving Magnet Technologies
Design of a High Speed Permanent Magnet Machine for Quiet Operation of an Electrically Assisted Turbocharger
Mar. 16 Scott Branka
Progress Rail
Advanced Controls and Electronics for Today’s Rail Systems
Mar. 23 Haroon Inam
Smart Wires
Power Flow Control for the Modern Grid
Mar. 30 Spring Recess ***** NO SEMINAR *****
Apr. 6 Piyush Desai
Software Motor Co.
Putting a Dent in Pollution with Efficient and Smart SRMs
Apr. 13 Jarrod Widmann
Power Conversion Systems at DRS
Apr. 20 Anan Velayutham
Addressing EMI Challenges in Motor Controls
Apr. 27 Jackson Wai
Electric Drives in Caterpillar
May 4 Lab EOS Symposium – noon ***** NO SEMINAR *****
May 15-16 WEMPEC Annual Review Meeting