Power Electronics & Electric Machines
Spring 2015 WEMPEC Seminars

3:30 pm
Room 2535 Engineering Hall (unless otherwise noted)

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Date Presenters Seminar Title
Jan. 23
WEMPEC faculty
Orientation & Organizational Seminar
Jan. 30 Jake Pence, Terry Ryan John Deere Construction & Forestry Div.
Power Electronic Measurements on Mobile Equipment and Challenges in Machine Prognostics
Feb. 6
Mike Melfi, Robbie McElveen, Baldor Elec. Adv. Tech. Labs
Advanced Machine Technology Research at Baldor Electric Advanced Technology Lab
Feb. 13
Robert Becker, Jin Li, Madan Jalla ElectroMotive Diesel International
EMD AC Traction Applied to Heavy Haul Locomotives
Feb. 20
Pat Ozimek, Gennadi Sizov, Ryan Jwanouskos Rockwell Automation-Kinetix
Auto-code Generation for Servo Control Drives
Feb. 27
Prof. Deyang Qu
Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee & WEI
Zn-air Flow Battery Hybridized with Li-ion Supercapacitor for the Grid Application
Mar. 6
Don Lawson
Unico
Mitigating Electrical Noise and Overcoming Negative Dynamic Resistance in Inverter/Battery/Drive Systems
Mar. 13
Joel Maguire
Borg Warner
Integrated System for Electrical Generation & Engine Air Charge Boosting
Mar. 20
Tom Schoemehl, Nate Brown, Dan Springmann, L-3 Com
Power Electronics and MicroWave Power Module Overview
Mar. 27
Will Perdikakis, Xu-Qiang Liao, Carrier Corporation
Solid-state Dynamometer & Programmable Impedances and Application-level Challenges of Power Electronics in the HVAC Industry
Apr. 3
Spring Recess
***** NO SEMINAR *****
Apr. 10
Kee Ho Shin
ABB Corp Research Center, USA
Power Electronics & Motor Drive Research at ABB U.S. Corp. Research Center
Apr. 17
Andy Rockhill, Vijay Bhavaraju Eaton Innovation Center
Medium Voltage Drives and Networks
Apr. 24
Stephen Funk
Kollmorgen
Permanent Magnet Demagnetization
May 1

Cindy Gardner, Sam Han
Caterpillar

Power Electronics/Electric Machines Challenges at Caterpillar
May 8
Lab EOS Symposium – noon
***** NO SEMINAR *****
May 20-21
WEMPEC Annual Review Meeting
Wednesday – Research program & Lab demos Thursday – Tutorials & Lab demos