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Storm Power Components

Storm Power Components
Rick Whistler
240 Industrial Park Lane
Decatur, TN 37303
Telephone: 423-334-4800
E-mail: rwhistler@stormpower.com
Website: www.stormpowercomponents.com

For more information about Storm Power Components, and other new members, please watch for the next issue of the PSMA Update.

NexGen Power Systems

NexGen Power Systems
Dinesh Ramanathan
3151 Jay St #201
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Telephone: 408-684-5220
E-mail: info@nexgenpowersystems.com
Website: nexgenpowersystems.com

For more information about NexGen Power Systems, and other new members, please watch for the next issue of the PSMA Update.


Kenneth Hennessy
927 E. State Parkway
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Telephone: 815-979-7514
E-mail: K.Hennessy@nichicon-us.com
Website: www.nichicon.com.jp

For more information about Nichicon, and other new members, please watch for the next issue of the PSMA Update.

AiSHi Capacitors

AiSHi Capacitors
Nick Visic
6046 Fm 2920 #205
Houston, TX 77379
Telephone: 281-235-0294
E-mail: nick.visic@aishi.us
Website: www.aishi.us

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AiSHi Capacitors, a part of The Aihua Group, is a technology company focused on the design, development, manufacturing and sales of aluminum electrolytic capacitors.  Established in 1985, with manufacturing facilities in China, AiSHi Capacitor makes over 12,000,000,000 capacitors annually including Radial Leaded, Surface Mount, Snap In, Screw Terminal, Radial Polymer, SMT Polymer and Multi-Layer Polymer capacitors.

AiSHi Capacitor has an enterprise objective of environmental protection and sustainable development and focuses on energy and resource efficiency and recycling in their manufacturing processes.  Their manufacturing process have been certified to meet ISO14001 specifications.

David Arnold, University of Florida

David Arnold
University of Florida
213 Larsen Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-6200
Telephone: 352-392-4931
E-mail: darnold@ufl.edu
Website: www.img.ufl.edu/darnold

David Arnold, University of Florida

David P. Arnold is the George Kirkland Engineering Leadership professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida. He also holds an affiliate appointment in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. He is currently Associate Chair for Research for the ECE department and also Deputy Director of the NSF Multi-functional Integrated System Technology (MIST) Center. His research focuses on magnetic thin/thick films and magnetic micro/nanostructures; magnetic microsystems and electromechanical transducers; and compact (<100 W) power/energy systems.

Dr. Arnold is an active participant in the magnetics and MEMS communities, serving on conference committees for the MEMS, PowerMEMS, Hilton Head, Transducers, Sensors, MMM, and Intermag meetings. He was the technical program co-chair of the 2009 PowerMEMS and is currently on the editorial board of J. Micromechanics and Microengineering and Micromachines. His work has been recognized with several prestigious awards, including the 2008 Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering (PECASE) and the 2009 DARPA Young Faculty Award. Dr. Arnold is the current UF chapter faculty advisor and member of the Eta Kappa Nu ECE engineering honor society. He is also a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of Tau Beta Pi.


Stephan Menzel
5F, 157, Sec. 2, Datong Rd.
Xizhi Dist. New Taipei City 22183
Taiwan R. O. C.
Telephone: +49-7121-1452703
E-mail: sales@capxon-usa.com
Website: www.capxongroup.com

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Founded in Taiwan in 1980, the CapXon Group has become a leading manufacturer of electrolytic capacitors. The product portfolio covers the full range of liquid electrolytic, solid conductive polymer and hybrid conductive polymer capacitors.

CapXon has developed technology to reliably achieve higher performance. Their broad product portfolio can support any kind of application including consumer electronics, industrial systems, renewable energy, automation and drives, medical applications, automotive, lighting, communication, smart devices and more. CapXon has always invested in the future and steadily increased the production of capacitors to meet increasing market demand.

DiscoverEE Inc.

DiscoverEE Inc.
Shishir Rai
100 Pine St Suite 1250
San Francisco, CA 94111
Telephone: 310-906-7933
E-mail: rai@discoveree.io
Website: www.discoveree.io

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DiscoverEE is a market research and product intelligence platform that serves the power electronics industry. DiscoverEE deploys a team of software engineers, data scientists, device physicists, hardware engineers and business managers who combine their expertise one product category at a time.  DiscoverEE believes in providing powerful, data-driven product and market insight to hardware designers, engineers, marketers, sellers and purchasers to enable them to design and purchase awesome products.

By creating detailed and objective standardized product databases, DiscoverEE helps organize the unstructured hardware product landscape.  Their databases offer an unprecedented level of insight to makers and users of hardware products enabling them to focus on things that matter most to them.

Marc Herniter, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology

Marc Herniter
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
5500 Wabash Ave
Terre Haute, IN 47803-3920
Telephone: 812-249-0159
E-mail: herniter@rose-hulman.edu
Website: https://www.rose-hulman.edu/academics/educational-outreach/autonomous-vehicle-challenge/index.html

Marc Herniter

Dr. Marc Herniter specializes in analog electronics, power electronics and automotive systems and has taught an introductory-level, model-based systems design course in China.  He has served as an expert witness on several high-profile cases involving Porsche Cars North America, Texas Instruments and Samsung Electronics.  Dr. Herniter advises Rose-Hulman's NXP Cup Model-Based Design club and has implemented high school autonomous vehicle competition that enbable students to learn design process, microcontrollers, programming and image recognition.

Dr. Herniter has experience in analog electronic systems, hybrid electric vehicle systems, switching power supplies and system simulation with SPICE and MATLAB.  He received the Outstanding Faculty Advisor award for the ChallengeX Advanced Automotive Vehicle Competition and received degrees from Boston University and the University of Michigan.

Ideal Power

Ideal Power
Jeffrey Knapp
5508 Highway 290 West
Suite 120
Austin, TX 78735
Telephone: 512-697-3904
E-mail: jeff.knapp@idealpower.com
Website: www.idealpower.com

Ideal Power logo

Ideal Power is pioneering the development of its broadly patented bidirectional power switches, creating highly efficient and ecofriendly energy control solutions for electric vehicle, electric vehicle charging, renewable energy, energy storage, UPS / data center, solid-state circuit breaker and other industrial and military applications.

The company is focused on its patented Bidirectional, Bipolar Junction Transistor (B-TRAN™) semiconductor technology. B-TRAN™ is a unique double-sided bidirectional AC switch able to deliver substantial performance improvements over today's conventional power semiconductors. Ideal Power believes B-TRAN™ modules will reduce conduction and switching losses, complexity of thermal management and operating cost in medium voltage AC power switching and control circuitry.

Pacergy LLC

Pacergy LLC 
Thomas Foulkes, Ph.D.
1503 Ohio Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Telephone: 812-240-3475
E-mail: foulkes@pacergy.com
Website: www.linkedin.com/in/thomaspfoulkes

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Pacergy is an engineering company endeavoring to create a more sustainable, electrified future.  Pacergy focuses primarily on serving customers electrifying large systems such as data centers, off-road vehicles, renewable systems and aircraft.

Pacergy was founded in October of 2020 by Thomas Foulkes after finishing his PhD in Electrical Engineering, Power Electronics and Phase-Change Heat Transfer at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.  Pacergy offers consulting services to customers and participates in a number of workshops focusing on electrifying the future and entrepreneurship.

Premium PSU

Premium PSU
Miguel Angel Fernández
C/ Dolors Aleu, 19-21, Pl. 2ª, Pta. 2
Esquina con C/ Pablo Iglesias (antes “Industria”)
08908-L’Hospitalet de Llobregat
Barcelona, Spain
Telephone: +34932232685
E-mail: mafernandez@premiumpsu.com
Website: www.premiumpsu.com

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Premium PSU offers power conversion systems to the industrial market for high-tech machinery, transportation, energy or extreme environments applications. With over 40 years of experience and a highly trained team, Premium PSU has become a technological leader in power solutions.

Premium PSU's product range includes DC/DC converters, uninterrupted power supplies, DC/AC inverters, AC/DC power supplies and any solution that requires high reliability from 50W to 60kW. In addition to standard products, they have developed over 900 custom-made designs over the years guaranteeing quality starting in the design and throughout the manufacturing process with the most advanced testing systems. All projects, from the concept, design to the final product, are carried out in Barcelona.


Bouchet Thierry
87 rue Philémon Laugier
83400 Hyères
Telephone: +33665173829
E-mail: thierry.bouchet@wise-integration.com
Website: www.wise-integration.com

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Wise-Integration is a fabless company that develops innovative GaN integrated solutions to minimize power supplies and improve energy efficiency.  Headquartered in France, Wise-Integration spun off from CEA-LETI in 2020.

Their products combine a GaN component (WiseGan) and an advanced AC-DC system architecture with software (WiseWare).  The result is a charger up to three times smaller, three times more energy efficient and three times lighter than chargers based on traditional technologies ranging from 30 Watts to 3 Kilowatts.

Wise-Integration targets three markets – consumer, e-mobility and data center servers. Wise-Integration manages all the industrialization flow from device specification to system assembly. Reference designs are based on patented system architecture and then are adapted to the specifications of the customer.

Yole Inc.

Yole Inc.
Jeffrey Perkins
300 Brickstone Square
Suite 201
Andover, MA 01810
Telephone: 650-906-7877
E-mail: jeff.perkins@yole.fr 
Website: www.yole.fr

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Yole, Inc. is a market research firm for the semiconductor industry with a strong focus on compound semiconductors and power.  Yole provides market research, technology analysis, strategy consulting, targeted media and financial advisory services.  Yole's field of expertise includes Photonics and Sensing, Power and Wireless and Semicondoctors and Software.

Yole's team of analysts include PhD and MBA qualified industry experts who collect and analyze information to identify trends, challenges and emerging markets in a competitive environment.  Over the past 20 years Yole has worked on more than 2,300 projects, interacted with technology professionals and high level opinion makers from the main players in the industry, conducting over 5,000 interviews per year.


3NERGY s.a.s.
Mike Tommasi
16 rue Augias
83140 Six Fours, PACA
Telephone: +33609670940
E-mail: mike@3nergy.com
Website: 3nergy.com

3nergy logo

3nergy is an engineering company dedicated to power electronics design based on wide bandgap devices with a focus on GaN.  Their areas of expertise include compact AC adaptors, inverters and chargers, DC-DC converters, battery management, ultracaps, brushless motor drives, planar inductors and transformers and soft switching in the 400 KHz – 2 MHz range.  They were finalists in the Google/IEEE little box competition.

Founder and CEO Mike Tommasi has been active in engineering for 40 years, with experience ranging from power circuitry to renewable energy.  He is joined by Alain Bailly who has been designing electronics since age 14 and graduated from Ecole Centrale in Paris.


Sarinx LLC

Sarinx LLC
Anil Ravi
141 Bright Poppy
Irvine, CA 92618
Telephone: 310-483-8720
E-mail: anil@sarinx.com

Sarinx logo

Sarinx, LLC is a consulting company focused on the design and development of digital power electronics products such as power converters and motor drives for the commercial, automotive and aerospace industries.  Their focus is on providing consulting services for software development for power electronics devices.

Sarinx leverages digital controls and industry 4.0 to help companies deliver smart motor drive products with energy optimization and digital enablement. These products can help SME companies accelerate their digital transformation goals.


Anne Downing
679 Bryant St
San Francisco, CA 94107
Telephone: 206-818-7767
E-mail: anne@span.io
Web site: span.io

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SPAN is developing products to enable rapid adoption of renewable energy and deliver an intuitive interface for the home. They believe that powering a home with clean energy should be a simple and delightful experience that is technology-forward and human-centered.

SPAN believes in a future powered by renewable energy, especially solar.  SPAN is advancing clean energy adoption with innovative hardware that replaces the electrical panel and becomes the home's center for connected power. It's easier and faster to install, and it completely transforms the customer experience with intuitive energy controls and customizable backup power.

WattsButler LLC

WattsButler LLC
Dr. Stephanie Watts Butler
Technology Innovation Architect
Richardson, TX 75082
E-mail: sw-butler@wattsbutler.com
Website: www.linkedin.com/in/stephaniewattsbutler


Stephanie Watts Butler, PhD, PEStephanie Watts Butler, PhD, PE, is joining PSMA in her new role of utilizing her skills across the entire industry after a long successful career at Texas Instruments, where she was active in PSMA.  She is a Technology Innovation Architect who has led high voltage and isolation technology innovations from concept to revenue by leading partnerships with technology organizations, manufacturing sites, universities, and product development teams. She has focused on wide bandgap technologies, as well as JEDEC and IEC standards, in the last several years. Previously, she was responsible for creating system-in-package power solutions and higher current interconnect technologies.  Over her career, she has produced innovations in the areas of control, process and package technology, metrology, processing equipment, R&D management, manufacturing science, and new product development generating 17 U.S. patents.  She is now offering her broad experience to the entire industry to enable others to innovate more efficiently, effectively, and profitably.

Dr. Butler is the Power Electronics Magazine Industrial Deputy Editor-in-Chief, a member of the PELS Industry Advisory Board, an active member of the PELS Women-in-Engineering (WIE) committee, and a contributor to ITRW.  She currently serves on the APEC Conference planning committee.  She is the past Chair and co-founder of JEDEC's JC-70 Committee for Wide Bandgap Power Electronic Conversion Semiconductors and the Co-convenor of IEC's TC47/WG8: Wide bandgap technologies – Power electronic conversion.  Dr. Butler is the past vice chair of PowerAmerica's Membership Advisory Committee. She is a Fellow of the AVS, and a Senior Member of IEEE.  SWE honored Dr. Butler with their highest award, the Achievement Award for Outstanding Technical Contributions.  Dr. Butler received her bachelor's from Oklahoma State University, and her MS/PhD from the University of Texas at Austin.