2018 Austin Power Electronics Symposium

Special Event
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Bldg 205
Free and open to the public

You and your colleagues are cordially invited to this inaugural event that I hope will become an annual tradition in the future. In this student organized annual symposium, industry thought leaders and university researchers will interact with each other through a number of oral sessions as well as a poster session.

Session 1: Industry Plenary Session

  • “SiC Power MOSFET Technology”, Monolith Semiconductor
  • “Power Electronics for Medium Voltage Drive”, Toshiba International
  • “Data Center Power Delivery System”, Dell Computer
  • “Microinverter Technology”, SunPower Corp
  • “Grid-Tie Power Electronics Converter“, Ideal Power

Session 2: Power Electronic Solutions for Efficient Data Center

  • High Efficiency High Density 3.2kW GaN Totem-Pole PFC (Presenter: Qingyun Huang)
  • High Efficiency High Density LLC Resonant Converter and Adaptive Synchronous Rectifier Control (Presenter: Ruiyang Yu)
  • Solid State Transformer for Efficient Data Center Application (Presenter: Alex Huang)

Session 3: Technical Presentation

  • High Efficiency GaN-based 400/12V Energy Storage System for UPS
  • High Efficiency and High Density Multiport Building Block Single Phase Transformerless PV Inverter
  • Loss Reduction using Si+SiC Hybrid Power Module
  • Analysis on Ultra-Fast Switching of 1.2kV SiC MOSFETs for Megahertz Applications Enabled by 3D Package
  • Design Consideration for Single-Driver Multi-Chip Module
  • A Single-Stage Bidirectional Dual-Active-Bridge AC-DC Converter Based on Enhancement Mode GaN Power Transistor

Session 4: Poster Session and Lab Tour

  • Lab tour 1: DC data center at Texas Advanced Computing Center
  • Lab tour 2: Center for Electromechanics
  • Lab tour 3: Power Electronics Lab and poster session


J.J. Pickle Research Campus, Texas Advanced Computing Center

Advanced Computing Building (ACB), Building 205

10100 Burnet Rd, Austin, Texas 78758-4497