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CPE2023 – Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference: 4 – 5 July 2023

The Centre for Power Electronics Annual Conference will be an In Person Event held from 4 – 5th July 2023 at the Jubilee Conference Centre, University of Nottingham

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 hearing about the latest research advances from the Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Electric Propulsion and other Post Graduates and Post Doctoral Researchers.

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

The Conference will be preceded by a Workshop on Power Electronics Devices and Packaging – Training and Upskilling at the same venue on Monday 3 July 2023, where attendees at the CPE 2023 Conference will receive a discounted rate.

The Provisional Conference Agenda is presented below.

Tuesday 4 July 2023Day 1
09:00Registration, Exhibition and Networking
10:00Welcome, Introduction to Centre for Power Electronics Annual ConferenceDr Paul Evans, Conference Chair, University of Nottingham
Professor Xibo Yuan, University of Bristol, Director of CPE
10:10Sponsor and Exhibitor Introductions
10:15Keynote Presentation 1: Medium-voltage SiC Based Power Electronics Design and Control for Grid ApplicationsProfessor Fred Wang, University of Tennessee
11:00Lecture 1: Vertical GaN: The Route to High Voltage (>650V) DevicesDr Jon Evans, Swansea University
11:30Morning Break: Exhibition, Posters and Networking
12:00Lecture 2: Using Computational Intelligence techniques to accelerate the Design Automation of Power Electronics
Professor Peter Wilson, University of Bath
12:30Lecture 3: Data Driven, AIs and ML in Prognostic and Diagnostic of Electrical
Machines and Batteries
Dr Maher Al-Greer, Teeside University
13:00Break - Exhibition, Lunch, Posters and Networking
14:00Keynote Presentation 2: Considerations for high power aerospace applicationsGiovanni Raimondi, Safran Group
14:45Lecture 4: Offshore Wind Farm Integration using HVDC: System Configuration, Control and Protection
Professor Lie Xu, Strathclyde University
15:15Afternoon Break: Exhibition, Posters and Networking
15:45Future Energy Strategy in Preparation for Net Zero in 2050Introduced by Layi Alatise, University of Warwick
16:45Tour of PEMC and Poster Session
18:00Social Event/BBQJubilee Conference Centre
Wednesday 5 July 2023Day 2
09:00Registration, Exhibition and Networking
09:30Keynote Presentation 3: Topologies Comparison for Wind Turbine Electrolyser Power Supply
Dr Fisal Al Kayal, Dynex Semiconductor Ltd
10:15PhD Student Presentations sponsored by the Centre for Doctoral Training on Sustainable Electric PropulsionIntroduced by Professor Volker Pickert, Newcastle University
11:30Morning Break: Exhibition, Posters and Networking
12:00Keynote Presentation 4: Power Electronics
for EV Chargers: Status and Trends
Dr Iain Mosely, Nyobolt
12:45Lunch Break - Exhibition, Poster Session and Networking
13:45Lecture 5: Driving the Electric Revolution – Racing AheadProfessor Derrick Holliday, Newcastle University
14:15Lecture 6: Automation of PCB Layout for Power ConvertersDr Cheng Zhang, University of Manchester
14:45Lecture 7: SiC Power Modules for More-Electric Aircraft ApplicationsProfessor Antonio Griffo, University of Sheffield
15:15Summary, Prizes and Thanks
15:30End of Conference

Download the CPE 2023 Conference Flyer

Presentations from Students and Post Doctoral Researchers

Abstracts are invited from Students (Undergraduate and Post-Graduate) and Post Doctoral Researchers for Poster Presentation which describe the latest advances in Power Electronics, Electric Machines and Drives. Up to 6 abstracts from PhD Students will be selected for Oral Presentation during the CPE Conference. Prizes will be awarded to selected Poster and Oral Presentations, sponsored by the Centre of Doctoral Training in Sustainable Electric Propulsion.

Exhibitors at CPE 2023

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
  • Caltest – Provides AC and DC Power Supplies, Loads and related test instrumentation. Offering technical support, rental equipment and a comprehensive service/UKAS calibration department
  • Collins Aerospace – Global leader in innovative solutions for the aerospace industry
  • ETPS Ltd – Specialists in programmable power and electronic test systems
  • Inseto (UK) Ltd – Manufacturing equipment, assembly materials and adhesives
  • ipTEST Ltd – Production testers for Power Semiconductors
  • PPM Power – Power Electronics, Power Supplies, Test and Systems
  • Pyramid Engineering Services – Design and Manufacture of Equipment for Controlled Atmosphere Package Encapsulation
  • Rohde and Schwarz UK Ltd – Test and Measurement Solutions for Power Electronics Design
  • Tektronix – We are the measurement insight company committed to performance and compelled by possibilities. Tektronix designs and manufactures test and measurement solutions to break through the walls of complexity and accelerate global innovation
  • Teledyne GmbH – Le Croy Division – Test solutions that Accelerate Design


Registration for the CPE 2023 Conference is now closed for the Conference as the capacity has been reached. If you would like to be placed on a reserve list in case of cancellations, please e-mail the IMAPS-UK Office

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 2023, 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.

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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Please e-mail the IMAPS-UK Office if you have an objection to the above consent.


Jubilee Conference Centre

Accommodation can be booked (depending on availability) at the Jubilee Conference Centre.

The Jubilee Conference Centre Accommodation can also be booked by calling the Reservations Team on 0115 876 0900 and ask for Reservations.

Local Hotels

The following local hotels are within 3 miles of the Jubilee Conference Centre (Click on Hotel Name):

Student Accommodation

Accommodation can be booked (depending on availability) at the nearby Southwell Hall on the Jubilee Campus for Bed and Breakfast for the 3rd and/or 4th July 2023.

The booking includes:

  • Single study bedroom with en-suite bathroom facilities
  • Full English breakfast
  • Towels, bedlinen and toiletries
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Car Parking

Please book Student Accommodation through the following link: Southwell Hall Booking, using Booking Code: EEE30545

Cancellation Policy

Please click on Cancellation Policy for information on cancellations for bookings


For further information, please contact:

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

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Date(s) - 04/07/2023 - 05/07/2023
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