Plenary & Invited Speakers

Plenary Speakers

We are most delighted to present the following Plenary Speakers at ICSCRM 2022:

  • Dr. Ljubisa Stevanovic, General Electric

Dr. Ljubisa Stevanovic is Chief Engineer and CTO for Silicon Carbide at GE Research in Niskayuna, New York. He leads a multi-disciplinary team which has developed vertically integrated chip-to-converter solutions to facilitate SiC product adoption in GE applications.

Ljubisa has co-authored over 50 scientific publications, and he holds more than 40 U.S. patents. He is the recipient of several internal and external awards, including the GE Hero of Growth (2012) from the CEO of General Electric company.

Ljubisa received the Diploma in Electrical Engineering from Belgrade University (1988), and M.S. (1989) and Ph.D. (1995) degrees in Power Electronics from the California Institute of Technology.

  • Dr. K.Y. Jang, Hyundai Motor Group

1. Graduated from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, 1999 (Born in Seoul Korea, 1975.Dec.22)

2. Master degree of Electrical and Electronic Systems, Department of Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, 2001

3. Fairchild Semiconductor SPM(Smart Power Module) Development and Application Circuit 2001~2005

4. Hyundai Motor Company (2006~2022, Head of Power Module Design Team)

  • Prof. Dr. Johann Kolar, ETH Zurich

Johann W. Kolar is a Fellow of the IEEE, an International Member of the US NAE and a Full Professor and Head of the Power Electronic Systems Laboratory at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich. He has proposed numerous novel converter concepts incl. the Vienna Rectifier, has spearheaded the development of x-million rpm motors, and has pioneered fully automated multi-objective power electronics design procedures. He has graduated 80+ Ph.D. students, has published 1000+ research papers, 4 book chapters, and has filed 200+ patents. He has served as IEEE PELS Distinguished Lecturer from 2012 – 2016. He has received 40+ IEEE Prize Paper Awards, the 2016 IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award, and 2 ETH Zurich Golden Owl Awards for excellence in teaching. The focus of his current research is on ultra-compact/efficient WBG converter systems, ANN-based design procedures, Solid-State Transformers, ultra-high speed drives, bearingless actuators, and life cycle analysis of power electronics

Invited Speakers (in the order of the scheduling in the program)

  • Mr. Daichi Dojima (Invited Poster)
  • Dr. Fabrizio Roccaforte (Invited Poster)
  • Dr. Thomas Aichinger
  • Dr. Gil Chung
  • Prof. David Awschalom
  • Prof. Hirohisa Hirai
  • Dr. Oliver Häberlen
  • Prof. So Tanaka
  • Prof. Heiji Watanabe
  • Dr. Koichi Murata
  • Dr. Michael Waltl
  • Dr. Takeshi Okamoto
  • Dr. Daniel Lichtenwalner
  • Dr. Elif Balkas
  • Dr. Marianne Bathen
  • Dr. Kumiko Konishi
  • Dr. Corey Cochrane
  • Prof. Mitsuaki Kaneko
  • Dr. Don Gajewski