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IEEE PEAC’2014 Came to a Successful End

Date:2015-12-22 14:26
2014 IEEE Power Electronics and Application Conference and Exposition (IEEE PEAC’ 2014)was successfully held at Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao during Nov.5-8, 2014. This is the first large-scale international power electronics conference organized by China Power Supply Society. This conference received 455 papers in total and accepted 284. More than 450 representatives from Academia and industry of 14 countries/regions attended this conference.
This conference was co-sponsored by China Power Supply Society and IEEE PELS, supported by IEEJ-IAS, KIPE, CAST and NSFC. Meanwhile, there are 9 domestic and international well-known enterprises attended this conference as the cooperation partners. The member of National Academy of Engineering Prof. Fred C. Lee from Virginia Polytechnical University and State University, and the President of CPSS Prof. Dehong Xu, from Zhejiang University were appointed as Conference Chairs.
Closely focused on the theme of Latest Power Electronics Technology and Application, especially, the development of Power Technology, This conference included various forms of Plenary Speechees, Tutorials, Session Speeches, and Poster, etc. All representatives exchanged ideas and had in-depth communication regarding Power Electronics Technology and Application in the fields of Switching Power Supply, Inverter and Control, Power Devices and Applications, Magnetics, Passive Integration, Control, Modeling, Simulation, System Stability and Reliability, Renewable Energy, Power Electronics Applied to Transmission and Distribution Systems, Power Electronics Applied to Electric Vehicles and Railway Systems, Power Electronics Applied in Lighting and Consumer Electronics, etc.
8 tutorials took place on Nov. 5.The experts and scholars from United States, German, Denmark, New Zealand, China, China Hong Kong, China Taiwan etc, gave wonderful speechees on different themes.
The reception was held on Nov. 5 in Winter Garden. All representatives were gathered to take this rare opportunity to make new friends and meet old pals. The exhibition opened at same time; 18 enterprises specialized in Power Supply and related products attended this exhibition.
The Opening Ceremony began at 8:30 on Nov.6; Conference Chair Prof. Dehong Xu hosted this ceremony. Conference Chair Prof. Fred Lee, President of IEEE-PELS Mr. Don Tan, Vice President, Next President of IEEE-PELS Mr. Jan Abraham Ferreira made opening remarks.
Chair of Conference Technical Program Committee, Prof. Hao Ma from Zhejiang University introduced the general situation of this conference.
The plenary speechees followed. This conference invited 9 prestigious international experts: the member of national Academy of Engineering Prof. Fred C. Lee, the president of Delta Electronics, Inc. Mr. Yingjun Hai, The Chief Technology Officer of Fuji Electric Dr. Tatsuhiko Fujihira, Prof. David J. Perreault from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, Prof. Johann W. Kolar from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich, Switzerland, Executive Fellow of Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Dr. Gourab Majumdar, the president of IEEE PELS Dr. Don Tan, Prof. Malcolm D McCulloch from Oxford University, Prof. Bin Wu from Ryerson University, Canada, to make the plenary speechees.
Poster session was held in 16:30-18:00 Nov. 6. 89 papers in 8 themes were presented in Poster Session.
The conference held parallel sessions on Nov. 7 and 8, including 35 topic Technical Sessions, 2 Industry Sessions, and 2 Special Sessions, with a total of 200 speeches delivered.
Conference Awards Ceremony and Banquet was held in the evening of Nov.7 at Grand Ballroom in Holiday Inn. The Chair of International Steering Committee Prof. Jianjun Liu hosted Conference Awards Ceremony. After recommendation and selection by Conference Technical Program Committee and Chairs from different special fields, 8 papers won the awards of “Excellent Papers”. Conference Chairs presented awards to these 8 recipients in the Ceremony, and at same time, the Conference also presented special contribution awards to 9 Partner Enterprises that strongly supported this conference. Conference Organizing Committee also arranged art performance with Chinese characteristics in the following banquet, which made all attendees relax.
The Four- day Conference concluded on Nov.8.The organization and activities of PEAC2014 won widespread praise from attendees. PEAC international conference will be held in China regularly, and the next PEAC will be in 2018. For more detailed information, please refer to:www.peac-conf.org.