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Applications, and Customer Uses of Gallium Nitride Power Transistors


Seminar by IEEE Ottawa Section, PELS, RS-PEL, PES, Education Activities, and Algonquin College IEEE Student Branch.
The IEEE Ottawa Section is inviting all interested IEEE members and nonmembers to a seminar
Edward MacRobbie, Director Engineering GaN Systems
DATENovember 9th 2017
TIME: Refreshments, Registration and Networking: 18:00; Seminar: 18:30 – 20:00PLACE: Algonquin College, T-BuildingRoom T129, 1385 Woodroffe Ave., OttawaPARKING: No fee after 5 p.m. at the Parking Lots 8 & 9. Please respect restricted areas.
Abstract Gallium Nitride Power Transistor adoption for power applications has grown in both adoption rates and acceptance.
In this talk, the speaker will present an overview of GaN System’s GaN e-HEMT technology, it’s products and example applications highlighting how GaN Power Transistors can and do revolutionize power conversion products.
Speaker’s Bio
Edward MacRobbie is presently the Director Engineering at GaN Systems, Ottawa. Edward has over twenty-five years of Analog and RF semiconductor design and managerial experience. Originally from Ottawa, with a local career start at BNR, Edward has held managerial positions in a broad range small to mid-sized companies with campuses in Canada, the United States and France. Previously a VP Engineering at Mindspeed Technologies High Performance Analog BU, a Senior Director RFIC, at Skyworks Solutions and a site Director at Philsar Electronics, Edward now focuses his energies on GaN Systems’ next generation e-HEMT Power Transistor products.
Admission: Free. Registration required Please register by e-mail by contacting ottawapels@gmail.com 

Role of Smart Building Energy Management Systems in the Development of a Smart City


SPEAKER: Professor Dr. Saifur Rahman, Director, Virginia Tech Advanced Research Institute, USA
IEEE Power & Energy Society President-Elect
DATE: Thursday, October 19, 2017
TIME: Refreshments, Registration and Networking: 6:00 p.m.; Seminar: 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
PLACE: Ciena-Optophotonics Lab (Room T129), T-Building, School of Advanced Technology,
Algonquin College, 1385 Woodroffe Ave., Ottawa, ON  K2G 1V8
PARKING: No fee after 5:00 p.m. at the Visitor Parking Lots 8 & 9. Please respect restricted areas.
Admission: Free Registration. To ensure a seat, please register by e-mail contacting: 
Branislav Djokic <branislav@ieee.org> or Wahab Almuhtadi <almuhtadi@ieee.org>.

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When: November 19th 2017 – 1:00PM to 5:00 PM

Where: University of Ottawa – Colonel By – B205

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