The ITEC 2021 Organizing Committee has a great team of highly invested individuals that have built a program that aims to address the wide scope of challenges to sustainable transportation. ITEC’s program endeavors to provide attendees first with a broad view of transportation infrastructure from an administration level, to then lead them through the individual components of the sustainable transportation industry.


Keynote Speakers:

Ken Morris

Executive Chief Engineer of Global Electric Propulsion Systems, GM

Martin Bush

Global Engineering Manager – John Deere

Tara Vatcher

Global Director of Software Engineering – FCA

Zilai Zhao

Director, eMobility Engineering – Systems, E-Components and HV Batteries – Navistar, Inc

Dwarka Simili

Global Senior Manager – Controls, Power Drive Systems – BorgWarner

Armen Baronian

Director, Power Systems and Emerging Technologies- Eaton



Short Courses and Tutorials:

Electric Powertrain: Power Electronics and Drives for Hybrid, Electric and Fuel Cell Vehicles

John Hayes – University College Cork & Dr. G. Abas Goodarzi – US Hybrid & US Fuelcell


Wireless Power Transfer

Omer Onar – Oak Ridge National Labs


Challenges and Solutions of WBG based Power Electronics for Vehicle Electrification

Lihua Chen – Ford Motor Company & Jin Wang – Ohio State University


Aircraft Transportation Electrification Eco-System and Technologies

Rodger Dyson – NASA


Stray Current in Rail Transit: History, Challenges and Opportunities

Xiaofeng Yang – Beijing Jiaotong University


Calibrating Optimal IPMSM Torque Control with Flux-Weakening Using Model-Based Calibration

Dakai Hu – Mathworks


How to Be Mobile with GaN Power Technology

John Glaser – Efficient Power Conversion


Battery Chargers, Highly Efficient and Compact Converters, Multi-objective Optimizations

Holger Fink – BRUSA Electronik AG


EMC Designs and Considerations for Electric Vehicles (EVs)

Michele Liu – Tesla


Industry Panels:

Power Electronics in Electrified Aerospace Applications


Power Electronics in Electrified Automotive Applications


Commercial Vehicle Electrification


Battery Management Challenges in Transportation Electrification


Transportation Electrification: Policy, Infrastructure and Grid Impacts


EV Motor Designs


Virtual Prototyping and Virtual Design


Extreme Fast Charging




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