November 8th, Tuesday

Topic: Supply and Cost of Substrates for Compound Semiconductors

Time: 11:00AM – 12:30PM

Moderators: Peter Di Maso

Panelists:

Vincent Meric, Vice President Marketing, Aixtron
Shahin Sharifzadeh, CEO, Nexgen
Peter Frierdrichs, Senior Director Wideband Gap, Infineon
Christina DiMarino, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech (CPES)
Victor Veliadis, Executive Director  &  CTO PowerAmerica, Prof. NC State

 

November 9th, Wednesday

Topic: GaN Growth Beyond Consumer Applications: What is the Right Level of Integration?

Time:  1:00PM-2:15PM

Moderator: Peter Di Maso

Panelists:

Rohan Samsi, VP Products, GaN Systems
Lingxiao “Lincoln” Xue, Subprogram Manager, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Dan Kinzer, CTO, Navitas
Paul Rankin, Power Electronics Engineer, Astranis

 

Topic: Wide-bandgap Device and related technology to Enable Medium Voltage Distribution Power Grid

Time:  1:00PM-2:15PM

Moderator: Victor Veliadis

Panelists:

Ahmed Elasser, Principal Engineer,  GE Research Center GRC
Jing Xu, Senior Principal Scientist, ABB
Subhashish Bhattacharya, Professor, NCSU
Paul Ohodnicki, Associate Professor, Pittsburgh University