University of Wisconsin–Madison



Power Electronics & Electric Machines

Fall 2017 WEMPEC Seminars

3:30 pm

Room 2535 Engineering Hall (unless otherwise noted)


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Date Presenters Seminar Title
Sept. 8 WEMPEC Faculty & Staff Orientation & Organizational Seminar 2:30
Fall Picnic – Rennebohm Park
Sept. 15 Mahesh Swamy
Yaskawa Electric America
Energy Efficient Drive Systems
Sept. 22 Nick Nagel
Triumph Aerospace
Aerospace Actuation Challenges
Sept. 29 Caleb Secrest
GM Electric Power Conversion
Speed and Position Sensing Techniques and
Considerations at GM
Oct. 6 Ken Johnson
Teledyne LeCroy
Technical Challenges in Obtaining Accurate Measurements
Oct. 13 Nitin Patel
Fiat Chrysler Automotive
FCA Electrified Powertrain
Oct. 20 Engineers Day Activities ***** NO SEMINAR *****
Oct. 27 Wojciech Kozan
L3-Power Paragon
Practical Application of Power Switching Devices in Power Conversion Equipment
Nov. 3 Joe Bond
Electronic Concepts, Inc.
Plastic Dielectric Capacitors for Power Electronics
Nov. 10 Sam Reitinger
Livewire: The Electric Motorcycle Project
Nov. 17 Rick Tubbs
Magna Powertrain
Highly Integrated Electrical Drive Systems by Magna Powertrain
Nov. 24 Thanksgiving Recess ***** NO SEMINAR *****
Dec. 1 Dan Milot
TRW Automotive
Electric Machines for Automotive Chassis Systems
Dec. 8 Kari Tikkanen
Failure is Our Success – From Reaction to Prediction
Dec. 15 Lab EOS Symposium – noon ***** NO SEMINAR *****