Recent and Upcoming Events

November

  • AMPED Technical Seminars Will Resume with Content TBD

Thursday, October 7, 2021

AMPED Consortium Meeting

  • Time: 8:30am – 5:30pm
  • Energy Innovation Center (EIC)
    Covestro Bright Space (Level 1)
    1435 Bedford Ave.
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219
  • Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Afternoon Reception with light appetizers and open bar will be provided.

  • 8:30 – 9:15am       Breakfast, Registration & Networking
  • 9:15 – 11:30am     Presentations
                                     Introduction
                                     DOD Keynote (Office of Naval Research)
                                     AMPED Project #1: Tunable Magnetics
  • 11:30 – 1:30pm     Lunch, Panel Session and Networking
                                     Lunch
                                     Industry Panel: Importance of Advanced Magnetics for Emerging Applications
                                     Networking
  • 1:30 – 4:30pm       Presentations
                                     DOE Keynote (Office of Electricity)
                                     AMPED Project #2: REE Free & REE Lean Electric Motors
                                     Future of AMPED
                                     Program Feedback Session
  • 4:30 – 5:30pm       Social Hour w/ Poster Session & Light Snacks

  • Friday, August 20, 2021 (1:00-2:30PM EST)
    AMPED Technical Seminar (via zoom)

    • Presenter: Tyler Paplham, Univ of Pittsburgh
    • Topic: RF Induction Processing of Soft Magnetic Alloys for Spatially Tuned Power Magnetics Devices
    • Advisor: Prof. Paul Ohodnicki

    Participation was limited to AMPED consortium members. Please contact the AMPED leadership futher information about the event or to discuss participation options in order to attend future events.


    Friday, July 23, 2021 (1:00-2:30PM EST)
    AMPED Technical Seminar (via zoom)

    • Presenter: Mark Nations, NC State
    • Topic: System codesign of power electronics and magnetics components
    • Advisor: Prof. Subhashish Bhattacharya

    Participation was limited to AMPED consortium members. Please contact the AMPED leadership futher information about the event or to discuss participation options in order to attend future events.


    Friday, June 25, 2021 (1:00-2:30PM EST)
    AMPED Technical Seminar (via zoom)

    • Presenter: Kyle Schneider, CMU
    • Topic: Magnetostriction Fundamentals and Applications in MANC Soft Magnetic Materials
    • Advisor: Prof. Michael McHenry & Maarten De Boer

    Participation was limited to AMPED consortium members. Please contact the AMPED leadership futher information about the event or to discuss participation options in order to attend future events.


    June 1st

    • AMPED research initiates within the universities

    Friday, May 28, 2021 (1:00-2:30PM EST)
    AMPED Technical Seminar (via zoom)

    • Presenter: Ryan Brody, University of Pittsburgh
    • Topic: Control of Boost Convert Module for Open-End Winding Permanent Magnet Motor Based, Dual Inverter Drive
    • Advisor: Prof. Brandon Grainger

    Participation was limited to AMPED consortium members. Please contact the AMPED leadership futher information about the event or to discuss participation options in order to attend future events.


    April 30 - 1:00 – 2:30pm
    AMPED Research Roadmapping

    At this session, we will address the following:
    • Discussion of project ideas for our foundational research initiatives
    • Requesting feedback from industry/govt participants on areas of importance

    Meeting Agenda:

    • Context for “AMPED Research” Planning
    • Primary Applications and Themes of AMPED
    • Proposed Research Topics to Pursue in Year 1
    • Solicitation of Other Topics for Potential Research Topics for Consideration?
    • Initial Ideas on Future Technology Roadmapping
    • Next Steps…

    Friday, April 2nd (1:00-2:30PM EST)
    AMPED Technical Seminar (via zoom)

    • Presenter: Heonyoung Kim, NC State
    • Topic: Control of High Frequency PMSMs with Non-Sinusoidal Back-EMF
    • Advisor: Prof. Subhashish Bhattacharya

    Participation was limited to AMPED consortium members. Please contact the AMPED leadership futher information about the event or to discuss participation options in order to attend future events.


    Wednesday, March, 31st ( 3:00-4:00pm EST)

      Public Informational Webinar about AMPED Consortium (via zoom)

      Presentation by Dr. Paul R. Ohodnicki, Jr.
      Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
      Director, Engineering Science Program
      Director, AMPED (Pitt)

      Topics Presented

      • Emerging Trends Driving the Needs for Power Magnetics
      • AMPED : Overall Vision and Establishment
      • Overview of Faculty and Research Thrusts at Each University
      • Lessons Learned From Industrial Engagement to Date
      • Current Status : Industry Participants and Advisors
      • Conclusions and Future Plans

    Friday, March 5th (1:00-2:30PM EST)
    AMPED Technical Seminar (via zoom)

    • Presenter: Yuval Krimer, CMU
    • Topic: Determination of Crystallization Kinetics of Fe-Ni Alloys.
    • Advisor: Prof. Mike McHenry

    Participation was limited to AMPED consortium members. Please contact the AMPED leadership futher information about the event or to discuss participation options in order to attend future events.