Educational Short Courses

 “Traction Drive Inverter Design”

Lihua Chen-HEV Inverter Core Engineering Technical Expert, Ford Motor Company and Jin Wang-Ohio State University


“Power Semiconductors for Traction Inverters in Vehicles: From Discrete Components to Power Modules, from Silicon to Wide Bandgap Devices”

Dr. Andre Christmann and Dr. David Levett –  

Infineon Technologies Americas Corporation


“Modern Heuristics Algorithms for Automotive Applications

Dhafar Al-Ani – CoE Lead, PhD, Principal Engineer, Electrified Powertrain Propulsion Systems, FCA US LLC.


“Thermal Management and Packaging Optimization in Power Electronics”

Dr. Ahmed Zaghlol-General Manager,

Americas Cooling Products, Electrical Power, Mersen, Canada Toronto, Inc.


“Tool Support for Model Based Software Engineering in MATLAB/Simulink for Domain Experts”

Mark Lawford, Monika Bialy and

Bennett Mackenzie—McMaster University


Five Professional Training Courses are planned for ITEC 2017. These training courses are offered by industry leaders and are suitable for industry managers and engineers as well as researchers and students.

They will be held on Thursday, June 22, Friday, June 23 from 2:00PM-5:40PM and Saturday, June 24 from 8:30 AM -12:30 PM with a 60 minute break.