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Award Sponsorship | Power Electronics Society Sponsors Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications in Europe (WiPDA-Europe) Awards

The IEEE Workshop on Wide Bandgap Power Devices and Applications in Europe (WiPDA-Europe) was held at the University of Warwick during September 2022.  The event was sponsored by IEEE Power Electronics Society, providing a forum for device scientists, circuit designers, and application engineers to share technology updates, research findings, development experience, application knowledge and networking.

Awards are one of the most important elements in a workshop/conference, where the quality of technical work and presentations are recognised. IEEE PELS UK and Ireland Chapter sponsored the following awards at WiPDA Europe 2022:

  • Best poster award £100.00 (Amazon card + certificate)
  • Best presentation award £100.00 (Amazon card + certificate)

Best Poster Presentation Award – WiPDA Europe 2022

Ms Mana Hosseinzadehlish

Analysis of 1st & 3rd Quadrant Electrothermal Robustness of Symmetrical and Asymmetrical Double-Trench SiC Power MOSFETs Under UIS

Authors: Mana Hosseinzadehlish1, Saeed Jahdi1, Xibo Yuan1, Chengjun Shen1, Yasin Gunaydin1, Ian Laird1, Olayiwola Alatise2 and Jose Ortiz-Gonzalez2
Affiliations: 1University of Bristol, United Kingdom 2University of Warwick, United Kingdom.

Best Oral Presentation Award – WiPDA Europe 2022

Dr Marco Silvestri

Methodology for designing and testing long-term Hard-switching for GaN power HEMT

Authors: Muhammad Farhan Tayyab1, Marco Silvestri1, Mirko Bernardoni1, Thomas Basler2 and Gilberto Curatola1
Affiliations: 1Huawei Nürnberg Research Centre, Germany 2Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany