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2020 Industry Session - Electrification Everywhere: Trains, Aircraft & Vehicles

The 2020 PSMA Transportation Committee Industry Session focuses on new and evolving power electronics technologies that are being applied across several modes of transportation, including trains, aircraft and vehicles (including autonomous vehicles). The focus of this session is on specific technologies, applications and design techniques applicable to power electronics and motor engineers concerned with real-world transport applications, battery developments, and sustainable design for transport electrification. 

Four of the presentations from this session were presented virtually on June 30, the recordings and slides are available below.

Overview of Energy Storage with a Focus on Extreme Fast Charging and Behind the Meter Storage, Matthew Keyser, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) 

Autonomous Vehicle & Charging Highway, Dr. Marc Herniter, University of Illinois

Functional Safety Standards and Implications for Vehicle Power Electronics Design (ISO 262262), Andrew Ellenson, John Deere

Aircraft Power Electronics Obstacles, Opportunities, and Trends, Dr. Timothy C. O’Connell, P.C. Krause & Associates