Schedule & Program

Program-At-A-Glance — May 22-25, 2022

Banquet Speaker

Date & Time: Tuesday May 24, 2022 from 8:00 to 8:20 PM
Place: Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel, Ballrooms II & III
Title: ePlane project -- Harbour Air’s partnership with MagniX
Speaker: David Sercombe, Head of Technical Fellows and Power Electronics, MagniX
Bio: David has been an integral part of magniX’s story from its inception over a decade ago in Australia. A seasoned professional, responsible for the development of the core technology in magniX’s aerospace propulsion system, David is the author of multiple patents in conventional and superconducting electrical machines, and electric propulsion for aviation. As Chief Design Engineer for the magni250/500 program he led the development of the propulsion system for the eBeaver and eCaravan, the largest all-electric commercial flights to date. In 2020, David moved to the US to take on the role of Chief Engineer – Motors, leading the development of the next generation of magniX’s motor technology, the magni350/650. He is currently serving as Head of Technical Fellows and Power Electronics leading development of the magniDrive. An engaging communicator and raconteur, David has a passion to see technology used to address humanity’s greatest challenges. He has a BEng(Hons) from the University of Southern Queensland and an MA from Booth College, Sydney.

Short Course Schedule — May 22, 2022

09:00-09:50 Masataka Higashiwaki
Osaka Metropolitan University / NICT, Japan
Ga2O3 for Power Electronics
09:50-10:40 Yuhao Zhang
Virginia Tech, USA
Medium-Voltage 1-10 kV GaN Devices: Current Status and Comparison with SiC
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-11:50 Enrico Zanoni
Padova University, Italy
Reliability Gallium Nitride Power Devices
11:50-12:40 Pushpa Mahalingam
BCD and Si Power Devices
12:40-13:40 Lunch Break
13:40-14:30 Charles Sullivan
Dartmouth, USA
Passives for High-Frequency Power Converters
14:30-15:20 Juan Rivas-Davila
Stanford University, USA
High-Frequency Power Conversion with Wide Bandgap Semiconductors
15:20-15:40 Coffee Break
15:40-16:30 Andre Christmann
Infineon, Germany
Power Electronics for Electric Vehicles
16:30-17:00 Panel Discussion with All Speakers

Technical Program — May 23-25, 2022

The full conference Technical Program can be downloaded here: ISPSD Technical Program (times updated).