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CPE2022 – Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference: 5 – 6 July 2022

The Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference will be an Face to Face Event held from 5 – 6th July 2022 at the University of Warwick

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 Conference will feature Invited Keynotes and Presentations from Leading Academics and Industrialists, views of the Future Demands for Power Electronics and Drives and Opportunities for Pursuing a Career in this exciting field.

The Conference will be run over 2 days 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 and Drives
  • Control, Test and Reliability
  • Power Electronics and Drives Related Applications

CPE Conference Sponsors

The CPE Conference is Ssponsored by the Driving the Electric Revolution – Industrialisation Centres

Accelerating Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD) supply chain capability and growth.

Driving the Electric Revolution Industrialisation Centres (DER-IC) is a UK-wide project developing the UK’s clean and resilient supply chains in power electronics, machines and drives (PEMD).

DER-IC is funded by UK Research and Innovation and was set up in 2020 as part of the Driving the Electric Revolution Challenge. DER-IC will provide open access facilities with state-of-the-art equipment, bringing together the UK’s technology and manufacturing expertise in electrification research and development.

Visit the Driving the Electric Revolution Website to find out more.

The CPE Conference is sponsored by Siemens Digital Industries Software – Where today meets tomorrow

Simcenter provides the most comprehensive software product portfolio to accelerate design and real-time testing of all advanced semiconductor devices, including:

  • Digital Twin Model – with advanced CFD simulation tools, multi-physics solver and EDA tools
  • Testing Solutions – structural characterisation of power electronics device under test, including transient testing methods compliant to JEDEC-JESD51-14 and the AQC 324

For more information visit

Exhibitors at Centre for Power Electronics Conference:

The following organisations will be exhibiting at the Conference: (click on Company Name for weblink)

  • Accelonix – Specialist equipment sales and support for Microelectronics, Battery and PCB Assembly
  • Carl ZEISS Ltd – Materials Characterisation and Failure Analysis Equipment
  • ETPS Ltd – Specialists in programmable power and electronic test systems
  • F&K Delvotec GmbH – a home of innovative interconnect solutions. Laser and ultrasonic wire, TAB and ribbon bonders for high and low power electronics, electrified vehicles and battery applications.
  • Inseto (UK) Ltd – Manufacturing equipment, assembly materials and adhesives
  • IPP Group Ltd – is a technical distributor of manufacturing equipment and consumables to the electronics, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors
  • ipTEST Ltd – Production testers for Power Semiconductors
  • Magna Power Electronics – High Power Programmable DC Power Products
  • PPM Power – Power Electronics, Power Supplies, Test and Systems
  • Rohde and Schwarz UK Ltd – Test and Measurement Solutions for Power Electronics Design
  • Surrey Ion Beam Centre – Ion Beams for implantation and analysis
  • TTPi – Technologies for compact power conversion

The Conference Agenda is presented below:

Tuesday 5 July 2022Day 1
09:00Registration, Exhibition and Networking
10:20Welcome, Introduction to Centre for Power Electronics Annual ConferenceProfessor Layi Alatise, Conference Chair, University of Warwick
Professor Xibo Yuan, University of Bristol, Director of CPE
10:35Sponsor IntroductionsDriving the Electric Revolution - Industrialisation Centre and Siemens
10:45Keynote Presentation: Next Generation Power Devices: Challenges, Possibilities and Opportunities in Wind Turbine Applications Professor Stig Munk-Nielsen, Department of Energy, Aalborg University
11:30Lecture 1: Additive Manufacturing in Power Electronics, Machines and DrivesDr Nick Simpson, UKRI Future Leader and Fellow in Power Electronics, University of Bristol
12:00Lecture 2: Towards the Development of the Next Generation of Power Semiconductor Devices
Dr Marina Antoniou, Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellow in Power Electronics, University of Warwick
12:30Exhibitor Introductions
12:45Break - Exhibition, Lunch, Poster Session and Networking
14:00Keynote Presentation 2: Offshore Wind - Innovations and OpportunitiesDr Chong Ng, Associate Director of Applied Research at OREC
14:45Lecture 3: What do I work on for the next 30 years? Power Electronics, Renewables and the Path to 2050.Dr Paul Judge, Royal Society Industry Fellow in Power Electronics, University of Edinburgh
15:15Panel Discussion: The Challenges facing the Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure in advance of mass EV rollout?Chaired by: Dr Iain Mosely from Nyobolt and featuring Dr Saeed Jahdi (University of Bristol), Nigel Jakeman (TPS) and Prof Phil Mawby (University of Warwick)
16:30Exhibition, Networking and Poster Judging SessionProf Peter Gammon (University of Warwick), Dr Paul Evans and Prof Lee Empringham (University of Nottingham)
17:00End of Day 1
18:00Social Event/BBQ
Wednesday 6 July 2022Day 2
09:00Enrolment and Exhibitor Presentations
09:30Keynote Presentation 3: State of the Art power devices and novel concepts in SiC and GaN Power Devices
Professor Florin Udrea, FREng, Professor and Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering at Cambridge University
10:15DER Update
Current State of DER Initiative and Network Growth
Recap of DER Challenge Funded Projects
DER-IC Network Offerings
Future DER Activities
Venn Chesterton, Deputy Challenge Director for Driving the Electric Revolution
Professor Jon King from WMG, University of Warwick
10:40Industrial Engagement and Challenge ProposalPower Electronics and Integrated Motor Drives
11:00Coffee Break ChallengeProfessor Jon King from WMG, University of Warwick
11:05Coffee Break, Networking and Research Development
11:45Open Forum, Feedback and Panel Discussion
12:15Break - Exhibition, Lunch, Poster Session and Networking
13:45Keynote Presentation 4: Key Challenges in WBG Enabled Automotive Power ElectronicsDavid Bock, BMW Group
14:30Lecture 4: Data-Driven Control of Power ControllersDr Jonathan C Mayo-Maldonado, University of Sheffield
15:00Break - Exhibition and Networking
15:15Lecture 5: Compact Modelling of GaN HEMTsDr Ke Li, University of Coventry
15:45Skills, Training and Future Talent Development in Power Electronics, Machines and DrivesProfessor Volker Pickert, Director of EPSRC CDT Sustainable Electric Propulsion, Newcastle University and Stewart Edmondson, CEO of UK Electric Skills Foundation
16:45Summary, Prizes and Thanks
17:15End of Conference

Registration for the CPE 2022 Conference is open below, with the following options available:

  • Standard Industry and Academic – 2 Day Attendance (including 2 lunches): £150 – Ticket Ref: CPE22-02
  • IMAPS-UK and IMAPS Worldwide Member – 2 Day Attendance (including 2 lunches): £125 – Ticket Ref: CPE22-04
  • Early Career Researcher (Academic, RA, Post-Doc) – 2 Day Attendance (including 2 lunches): £100* – Ticket Ref: CPE22-06
  • Student (Postgraduate (PhD) and Undergraduate) – 2 Day Attendance (including 2 lunches): £40* – Ticket Ref: CPE22-08

Prices shown are exclusive of VAT.

Booking of Hotel and Student Accommodation is no longer available. Could you contact the IMAPS-UK Office if you would like some suggestions to find accommodation.

* – if any Early Career Researcher or Student 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, subject to an eligible case being submitted by your Supervisor.

Travel Fund for PhD Students – Open for Application

The CPE organising team is pleased to announce that some funds are available to support economy rail travel costs for UK-based PhD students attending the CPE Annual Conference 2022, subject to an eligible case being submitted by PhD Supervisors. The Supervisor will need to e-mail the CPE Office to confirm that their student does not have access to institutional funds to cover travel costs. Applications will be responded to as soon as possible.


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Date(s) - 05/07/2022 - 06/07/2022
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

University of Warwick
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