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Call for Posters for Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference 5-6 July 2022

IMAPS-UK and the Centre for Power Electronics (CPE) are pleased to announce a Call for Posters for the Annual CPE Conference from PhD Students and Post Doctoral Research Assistants (PDRA). The CPE Conference is planned to be held at the University of Warwick on 5-6 July 2022.

Abstracts are invited from PhD Students and Post Doctoral Research Assistants which describe the latest advances in Power Electronics and Drives. Up to 25 abstracts will be selected for Poster Presentation during the CPE Conference. Awards will be made to the Best and Runner Up Poster Presentations.

The following Research and Development topics have been highlighted:

  • Semiconductor and Passive Devices
  • Packaging and Interconnect
  • Converters and Drives
  • Control Test and Reliability
  • Power Electronics and Drives Related Applications

For further details please download CPE 2022 Conference 5-6 July 2022 - Call for Posters (4 downloads)

Abstracts are due by Friday 25th February 2022.

Please submit your Abstract to office@imaps.org.uk

Making Electronics Sustainable – Webinar by EPSRC eFutures Network – 3 February 2022 – 11:00 – 13:00 (UK)

The EPSRC-funded eFutures’ Network+, alongside the University of Glasgow, invites you to a morning online session on Thursday 3 February 2022 exploring “Making Electronics Sustainable”.

The speaker list is presented below, and you can Register Here for Free. All are welcome to attend.

Keynote from Prof Elvira Fortunato, Vice Rector at Nova University, Portugal, the Director of the Materials Research Center (CENMAT) and the integrated Associate Laboratory, i3N, the Institute of Nanostructures, Nanomodelling and Nanofabrication and an invited Professor at the Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil.

Prof Fortunato pioneered European research on transparent electronics, namely thin-film transistors based on oxide semi-conductors, demonstrating that oxide materials may be used as true semi-conductors. Her research focuses on exploring new electronic active materials that are environmentally friendly and compatible with flexible electronics.

Speakers:

  • Garam Bel, “Building Sustainable Regulation to Reduce E-waste” – Garam Bel is the Circular Economy Officer for the Telecommunication Development Bureau (BDT) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), based in Geneva
  • Dr Gerardo Hernandez-Sosa “Ecofriendly Printed Optoelectronics” – Dr Hernandez-Sosa is a permanent researcher at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.
  • Dr Roland Hischier “What is a sustainable use of ICT?” – Dr Hischier is Head of the Advancing Life Cycle Assessment (ALCA) Group within the Technology & Society Laboratory (TSL) at Empa in St. Gallen.
  • Dr Maria Smolander “Towards sustainability of flexible electronics” – Dr Maria Smolander is a research team leader of the “Flexible sensors and devices” research team at VTT, Finland.
  • Joshua Young “PragmatIC Semiconductor & Sustainability” – Joshua Young is the Circular Economy Market Development
    Manager at PragmatIC Semiconductor.

Chaired by Prof David Cumming, Head of the James Watt School of Engineering and Professor of Electronic Systems at the University of Glasgow.

CPE and IMAPS-UK to Promote Awareness of Electronics in Primary School Education

The Centre for Power Electronics (CPE) and IMAPS-UK are collaborating in the promotion of electronics in early stage education. Following the Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference in 2021, the organising team is dedicating some funds to the procurement of Hot Wires – Plug and Play Electronics Sets for distribution to primary schools (suitable for Ages 8+) to raise the awareness of electronics and stimulating children with a wide range of experiments involving building of functioning electronics. The Hot Wires Plug and Play Electronics Sets will also be supplied with rechargeable batteries and a solar powered charger.

If you are involved in STEM activities in primary schools and are interested in applying for one of these sets, could you email the IMAPS-UK Office with details of the intended recipients of these sets and a short description of how you plan to actively promote electronics awareness in primary schools.

Could you send your request by 31 January 2022 and you will be informed of whether you will receive a kit for distribution to your proposed primary school by 28th February 2022.

Please submit your Request to office@imaps.org.uk

IMAPS-UK iPower3 Conference Report

The IMAPS-UK organised IPower3 Conference on Electronic Packaging for Net Zero held on Thursday 2nd December 2021 at the Advanced Propulsion Centre at the University of Warwick, presented some of the most significant packaging challenges to be faced by a wide range of electrical and electronic based industries in the next decade. Getting reliable and fully functional products to market will require electronic and electrical packaging solutions that can operate at higher currents and voltages, faster frequencies and increased temperatures..

Download the IPower3 Conference Report (37 downloads)

If you need any further information, please contact office@imaps.org.uk

Call for Abstracts for MicroTech 2022 on 30 March 2022

IMAPS-UK is pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for the Annual MicroTech 2022 Conference with the theme of Next Generation of Electronics and People. The MicroTech 2022 Conference is planned to be held at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratories (RAL), Harwell Campus on Wednesday 30 March 2022.

Abstracts are invited on the following topics:

  • Markets and Developments for Carbon Reduction
  • Advanced Technologies
  • Materials and Processes
  • Skills and Training

For further details please download Call for Abstracts - MicroTech 2022 - Next Generation of Electronics and People (79 downloads)

Abstracts are due by Friday 7th January 2022.

Please submit your Abstract to office@imaps.org.uk

Call for Abstracts for Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference 5-6 July 2022

IMAPS-UK and the Centre for Power Electronics (CPE) are pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for the Annual CPE Conference from Early and Mid Career Academics. The CPE Conference is planned to be held at the University of Warwick on 5-6 July 2022.

Abstracts are invited from early/mid career academics which describe the latest advances in Power Electronics and Drives. Up to 5 abstracts will be selected for Oral Presentation during the CPE Conference.

The following Research and Development topics have been highlighted:

  • Semiconductor and Passive Devices
  • Packaging and Interconnect
  • Converters and Drives
  • Control Test and Reliability
  • Power Electronics and Drives Related Applications

For further details please download Call for Abstracts - Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference - 5-6 July 2022 (27 downloads)

Abstracts are due by Wednesday 15th December 2021.

Please submit your Abstract to office@imaps.org.uk

IMAPS-UK announce Call for Abstracts for IPower3 – Electronic Packaging for Net Zero

IMAPS-UK are pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for iPower3 on the theme of Electronic Packaging for Net Zero. IPower3 will be held at the University of Warwick on Thursday 2 December 2021.

IMAPS-UK invites Abstracts which describe the latest advances in electronic package design, materials, processes, next-level-integration and performance while maintaining reliability, sustainability, manufacturability and cost-competitiveness in Power Electronics in Generation, Conversion, Distribution and Energy Storage applications.

  • Materials – Semiconductor Devices and Passives
  • Packaging and Interconnect
  • Power Generation, Conversion and Distribution
  • Energy Storage

For further details please download iPower3 - Electronic Packaging for Net Zero - Call for Abstracts (109 downloads)

Abstracts are due by Friday 10th September 2021.

Please submit your Abstract to office@imaps.org.uk

Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference Report

The Centre for Power Electronics (CPE) and IMAPS-UK organised the Annual CPE Conference on 13 – 15 July 2021 The Conference featured state of the art presentations from academic and industrial speakers, oral and poster presentations from Early Career Researchers, exhibitor videos and panel sessions on the status of adoption of wide bandgap devices and opportunities for working in this growing industry.

Download the Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference 13 - 15 July 2021 (106 downloads) .

Extra Time Session – Double Pulse Testing by Dr Markus Herdin, Rohde and Schwarz Ltd

Download the Presentation on Double Pulse Testing (134 downloads) .

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Extra Time Session – 3D Techniques for Non-Destructive and Destructive Failure Analysis by Greg Johnson, ZEISS Microscopy

Download the Presentation on 3D Techniques for Failure Analysis (93 downloads) .

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Extra Time Session – Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres – Update – September 2021

Download the Presentation on Driving the Electric Revolution - Industrialisation Centres - Update September 2021 (66 downloads) .

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Extra Time Session – Material Solutions for High Reliability and High Temperature Power Electronics by Aarief Syed-Khaja, Heraeus Electronics

Download the Presentation on Material Solutions for High Reliability and High Temperature Power Electronics (70 downloads) .

If you need any further information, please contact Centre for Power Electronics or IMAPS-UK Office

Free Seminar on Additive Manufactured Electronics – 18 May 2021

The AME Academy is running a seminar on Additive Manufacturing of Electronics with leading industry experts, including IDTechEx, Fraunhofer IPA, University of Texas, Devcom ARL and Nano-Dimension on Tuesday 18 May 2021 from 10:00 to 14:00 US Eastern Standard Time (15:00 to 19:00 UK Time). This online event will cover the future of additive manufacturing, software, hardware and automation for electronic devices.

Please register here