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CPE2021 – Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference: 13-15 July 2021

The Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference will be an Online Event held from 13 -15th July 2021

The Centre for Power Electronics (CPE) Annual Conference will bring together the Power Electronics, Machines and Drives Community to review the latest Research and Development that will impact the Electric Revolution. This Blended Online Conference will feature Live Invited Keynotes and Presentations from Leading Academics and Industrialists, views of the Future Demands for Power Electronics, Machines and Drives and Presentations from Early Career Researchers in this exciting field.

The Online Conference will be run over 3 days through afternoon sessions to provide a comprehensive review of status of Power Electronics Research and Development, including topics selected from:

  • Semiconductor and Passive Devices
  • Packaging and Interconnection
  • Converters, Electric Machines and Drives
  • Control, Test and Reliability
  • PEMD Related Applications

Download the Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference Flyer (857 downloads ) .

Download the CPE Conference Programme Booklet - 10 July 2021 (464 downloads ) .

The Conference is supported by the following exhibitors: (click on Company Name to go to website)

The Provisional Conference Agenda is presented below:

Tuesday 13 July 2021Day 1
12:00Enrolment and Introduction to Online Platform
12:30Welcome, Introduction to Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference
12:45Keynote Presentation: Power ConvertersProfessor Hirofumi Akagi, Tokyo Institute of Technology
13:30Driving the Electric Revolution - A Collaborative Future for GrowthProfessor Will Drury, UKRI, Visiting Professor at University of Strathclyde
14:00Tranche 2 EPSRC Project: Switch Optimisation
Dr Peter Gammon, University of Warwick
14:40Tranche 2 EPSRC Project: Reliability Condition Monitoring and Health ManagementProfessor Layi Alatise, University of Warwick
15:10GaN DevicesDr Giorgia Longobardi, Cambridge GaN Devices
15:40Panel Discussion: What is the role of WBG in the successful rollout of electrification and the UK perspective?Chaired by Professor Phil Mawby, University of Warwick
16:30End of Day 1
Wednesday 14 July 2021Day 2
12:00Enrolment and Exhibitor Presentations
12:00High Reliable Packaging Material Solutions for E-mobility Applications
Habib Mustain, Heraeus Electronics
12:30Testing today’s high spend power discrete semiconductors Robert Pullman, IP Test
12:45Scanning Acoustic Microscopy for Non-Destructive AnalysisGavin Yeo - Nordson Sonoscan (Cupio)
13:00Welcome and Outline of Conference Day 2
13:10Grid with inverter-interfaced resourcesProfessor Tim Green, Imperial College
13:40Plenary Industrial Presentations
14:20EPSRC - Support for Early Career EngineersMaisie England, EPSRC
14:40Careers Talks and Panel Discussion
15:15Early Career Researchers Presentations
16:15Exhibitors, Posters and Mentor Rooms
17:15End of Day 2
Thursday 15 July 2021
12:00Enrolment and Exhibitor Presentations
12:00Who, why, what, how?Jon King, Driving the Electric Revolution - Industrialisation Centres
12:15Bode Plots and Control Loop Analysis Chris Mountford, Rohde and Schwarz
12:30EBIC for Advanced Device Characterisation Greg Johnson, Zeiss Microscopy
12:45Die top system (DTS) interconnect with pre-sintered silicon nitride AMB substrate for Power Module Applications Habib Mustain, Heraeus Electronics
13:00Welcome and Outline of Conference Day 3
13:10The impact of fast-switching converters on machine insulation and reliabilityProfessor Jiabin Wang, University of Sheffield
13:40Tranche 2 EPSRC Project: Virtual PrototypingDr Paul Evans, University of Nottingham
14:20Tranche 2 EPSRC Project: Heterogeneous IntegrationProfessor Lee Empringham, University of Nottingham
14:50Tranche 2 EPSRC Project: Converter ArchitecturesProfessor Xibo Yuan, University of Bristol
15:20The market opportunity for SiC in the UK EV supply chainSimon Price, Exawatt

Registration for CPE 2021 Online is open below.

  • Standard Industry and Academic: £100
  • IMAPS-UK and IMAPS Worldwide Member: £80
  • Early Career Researcher (Academic, RA, Post-Doc): £30*
  • Student (Postgraduate and Undergraduate): Free**

* – if any Early Career Researcher has difficulty in paying the registration fee, please e-mail the CPE Office, who will consider reducing/waiving the fees to benefit the PEMD Community.

** – In applying for a free registration, you may be asked to provide evidence of your status and affiliation to a Higher Education Institute/University.

Prices shown are exclusive of VAT.

Registration details will be shared with the Centre for Power Electronics Office, please e-mail the IMAPS-UK Office, if you have any objections to this.


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We will be recording this conference to share with those who are unable to attend. The recording will be made available online after the event and will be promoted via the IMAPS-UK and Centre for Power Electronics communication channels.

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Please e-mail the IMAPS-UK Office if you have objections to any of the above consents.

Exhibit at CPE 2021 Online:

Interested in attending CPE 2021 Online as an Exhibitor?

The Exhibitor Package offers:

  • Places for two people with full access to the Conference
  • Exhibition Space for full three days – Title, description, call to action, banner, and a link to a video or a website included during the event within a dedicated exhibitor space in the Online Conference platform.
  • 1hr Exhibition Room with detailed technical talks and audience engagement.
  • 5 minute online presentations in the conference agenda.
  • One full page A4 Advert in the Online Programme Brochure including logo, 200-word description, contact details and web links.
  • Logos on all materials and on the Centre for Power Electronics website.
  • Short introduction to the delegates during the Virtual Networking sessions

Five reasons to exhibit at CPE 2021 Online:

  • It’s “Where the Industry and Academia Meets” Online
  • See multiple customers in one Online location
  • Showcase products or services to Power Electronics community
  • Enhance your brand and raise your profile
  • Discover new industry and business contacts

Exhibitor Rates:

  • IMAPS-UK Corporate Member Exhibitor: £400
  • Standard Exhibitor: £500

Prices shown are exclusive of VAT.

For further information, please contact:

IMAPS-UK Secretariat
Telephone: + 44 (0)131 202 9004

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Date(s) - 13/07/2021 - 15/07/2021
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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