About SFBAC-PELS
The San Francisco Bay Area chapter of the IEEE Power Electronics Society (IEEE SFBAC-PELS) is interested in the development of power electronics technology. This technology encompasses the effective use of electronic components, the application of circuit theory and design techniques, and the development of analytical tools toward efficient electronic conversion, control, and conditioning of electric power.

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Past Meetings



2017

Date Speaker Title Material Recording
July 13, 2017 Prof. Robert Pilawa-Podgurski Extreme Power Density Converters - Fundamental Techniques and Selected Applications Coming soon Coming soon
June 29, 2017 Edward Shelton and Dr. Patrick Palmer Wide Band Gap Circuit Optimisation and Performance Comparison PDF Slides Watch on Youtube
June 22, 2017 Prof. Jose Cobos Differential Power: Optimization of Energy Buffered Converters PDF Slides Watch on Youtube
May 25, 2017 Eyal Aklimi, Ph.D. Limitations to Miniaturization of Magnetic Components PDF Slides Watch on Youtube
April 20, 2017 --- Full-Day Workshop: Energy Harvesting is Out of the Lab Not Available Not Available
February 23, 2017 Michael Harrison Coss Hysteresis in Advanced Superjunction MOSFETs PDF Slides Watch on Youtube
January 26, 2017 SPECIAL WORKSHOP: Power Supply Design Fundamentals Not Available Not Available

2016

Date Speaker Title Material Recording
November 17, 2016 Prof. Seth Sanders Flywheel Energy Storage: The Utility Scale Energy Storage SolutionAvailable Soon Watch on Youtube
October 27, 2016 Pradeep Shenoy The Technology behind the World's Smallest 12V, 10A Voltage Regulator PDF Slides Watch on Youtube
September 29, 2016 Juan Rivas The Trials & Tribulations of Evaluating GaN and SiC Switching DevicesPDF Slides Watch on Youtube
June 23, 2016 Tony Sagneri The Challenges of VHF Power Conversion"Available Soon"
May 18, 2016 Douglas Arduini,
Tony O'Brien
Advances in Data Center Power SuppliesPDF Slides

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