Design for Reliability: From Devices to Systems
Part-1: Origin, characterization and compact modelling of device aging Speaker: Prof. Montserrat Nafría, UAB, Spain.
Part-2: Reliability-aware design Speaker: Dr. Elisenda Roca, IMSE-CNM, Spain
Part-3: Quantifying and mitigating aging effects at the system level Speaker: Dr. Hussam Amrouch, KIT, Germany
Prof. Montserrat Nafría
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
Dr. Hussam Amrouch
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany
Dr. Elisenda Roca
Institute of Microelectronics of Seville, (IMSE-CNM-CSIC)
From Power Management to Energetic Intelligence:
an evolutionary challenge for students, educators and designers
Prof. Nicola Femia, University of Salerno
Prof. Nicola Femia
University of Salerno
Prof. Nicola Femia is Professor at the University of Salerno, Italy, where he teaches Power Electronics and Energetic Intelligence in the Electronic and Computer Engineering Master Programs. His research activities encompass circuit theory and applications, design and optimization of switching power supplies, magnetic power components modeling and optimization, power electronics and control techniques for photovoltaic systems, wireless power transfer systems. He is co-author of more than 180 scientific papers, one book and six patents. He leads the Power Electronics and Renewable Sources Laboratory of the Computer and Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics Department of the University of Salerno.
In the last two decades he has directed and developed tens of research and education projects on power electronics topics, mostly in collaboration with worldwide leader companies, including National Semiconductor, Texas Instruments, National Instruments, STMicroelectronics, Power-One/ABB, Whirlpool, Coilcraft, Wurth, Silica/AVNET. He held more than 50 invited lectures, courses and seminars on Power Electronics Design and Education for universities and industries over Europe, United States, China and India. In 2014 he has been Visiting Professor in the Electrical Engineering Department of the Stanford University, Stanford, CA, where he taught Power Electronics Control and Energy Aware Design in the Electrical Engineering Enhanced Master Program. He is author and co-creator of the Texas Instruments Power Management Laboratory Kit (TI-PMLK) and of the Texas Instruments Power Electronics board for National Instruments Elvis III, and relevant curricula, for university and industry power electronics education and training.