Shanghai Lingang Power Electronics Research Institute
Saijun Mao (Mâ€™15) received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Nanjing, China, in 2003 and 2006, the Ph.D. degree from the Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 2018, all in electrical engineering. He was a Senior Engineer and Project Leader with the GE Global Research Center, Shanghai, China since February 2006. He is now the Principal Engineer in Leadrive Technology(Shanghai) Company. His research interests include wide-bandgap devices based power conversion, high frequency high voltage generator, as well as drivetrain for electric vehicles. He has published more than 40 conference and journal papers. He holds over 40 issued patents and pending patent applications. He received one IEEE Best Paper Award. He received more than 15 awards, including Annual Technology Excellence Individual Award, Annual Technology Excellence Team Award and Top Inventor Award in GE Global Research Center.
Braham Ferreira (Mâ€™88--SMâ€™01--Fâ€™05) received his B.Sc., M.Sc. and PhD in electrical engineering from the Rand Afrikaans University, Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1980, 1982 and 1988 respectively. In 1981 he was with the Institute of Power Electronics and Electric Drives, Technical University of Aachen, and worked as a system engineer at ESD Pty (Ltd) from 1982-1985. From 1986 thru 1997 he was at the Department of Electrical Engineering, Rand Afrikaans University, where he held the Carl and Emily Fuchs Chair of Power Electronics in later years. Since 1998 he is holding the chair in Power electronics and Electrical Machines at the Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands and served as head of the Department during 2006-2010. Dr. Ferreira is author and co-author of 100 journal and transactions papers, 300 conference papers and 15 patents, and was awarded 15 prize paper awards. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and served as President of IEEE PELS during 2015-6.
Thursday, March 19, 2020
9:10 AM – 9:30 AM