2020 Research Symposium

Hunt Library on Centennial Campus of NC State University
March 31 - April 2, 2020

Building on the success of last year’s event, the 2020 FREEDM Research Symposium will feature keynote speakers, updates on FREEDM research, and technical tutorials. Seats fill up fast so complete this form to be be one of the first to know when registration is open.

FREEDM also has a block of rooms at a special rate at the Holiday Inn Express at 3741 Thistledown Drive. Use this link to book your room early and make sure you get the discounted rate. You can also call the hotel reservation line at 1-800-465-4329. Eligible reservations must be made no later than March 10, 2020.

The draft agenda is below.

Tuesday, March 31 (Pre-conference Tutorials, separate registration required)
TimeDescriptionSpeakers
12:30 pmRegistration
1:00 pmTutorial 1:
TBD
Doug Hopkins, NC State
2:30 pmBreak
3:00 pmTutorial 2:
TBD
TBD
5:00 pmReception
Wednesday, April 1
8:30 amRegistration and NetworkingContinental Breakfast
9:00 amWelcomeTBD
9:15 amKeynote:
DOE Program Manager
TBD
9:45 amFREEDM Updates and ResearchIqbal Husain, NC State
10:15 amBreak
10:30 amSession 1A:
Energy Storage Technologies
Mo-Yuen Chow, NC State
10:30 amSession 1B:
TBD
TBD
12:00 pmLunch
12:30 pmKeynote:
TBD
TBD
1:00 pmSession 2A:
Power Electronic Devices
Subhashish Bhattacharya, NC State
Jay Baliga, NC State
Ranbir Singh, GeneSic Semiconductor
1:00 pmSession 2B:
TBD
TBD
2:30 pmBreak
3:00 pmLab TourFREEDM Graduate Students
4:30 pmReception and Poster Session
5:30 pmDinner
Thursday, April 2
8:00 amRegistrationContinental Breakfast
9:00 amWelcomeTBD
9:15 amKeynote:
TBD
TBD
9:45 amFREEDM ProgramsIndustry and Education
10:15 amBreak
10:30 amSession 3A:
TBD
TBD
10:30 amSession 3B:
TBD
TBD
12:00 pmLunchTBD
12:30 pmKeynoteTBD
1:00 pmSession 4A:
TBD
TBD
1:00 pmSession 4B:
TBD
Aranya Chakraborrty, NC State
Steve Kunsman, ABB
Andy Sun, Georgia Tech
Vassilis Kekatos, University of Vermont
2:30 pmAdjourn