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The IET Power, Electronics, Machines and Drives Network are on the lookout for speakers to present at their upcoming event -  Challenges Test Rigs for Power, Electronics, Motors and Drives . This one day seminar and accompanying exhibition will attempt to readdress this by exploring some of the challenges and creative solutions. Covering ... read more...
Posted by Carl Resch on IET Power Electronics, Machines & Drives Jul 4, 2017 9:19 am BST
Bill Drury, Chair of the PEMD TPN shares his thoughts on the TPN's latest event...   "The Power Electronics, Machines and Drives (PEMD) community gathered at Austin Court, Birmingham on 1 st December 2015 for a one day seminar “Passive Components for Power Electronics” organised by the IET PEMD TPN with the support of the EPSRC Centre for Power ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Power Electronics, Machines & Drives Jan 19, 2016 1:00 pm GMT
Motor Design Ltd (MDL) is proud to announce the official launch of the SEMPEED Consortium (Simulation of Electrical Machines, Power Electronics and Electrical Drives) which is for academic collaborators and industrial members. The consortium is inspired by the legacy of the former SPEED Consortium, to which Dr David Staton and Dr Mircea Popescu of ... read more...
Posted by William Drury on IET Power Electronics, Machines & Drives Sep 25, 2015 1:55 pm BST
PEMD 2014
Plans are now well advanced for a highly topical day of presentations on passive components. The ever growing demand for higher power density and weight reduction plus the impact of faster switching WBG semiconductors brings the important role of passive components to the fore. We have assembled a group of academic and industrial speakers who are ... read more...
Posted by William Drury on IET Power Electronics, Machines & Drives Sep 22, 2015 2:37 pm BST
PEMD's successful one day seminar brought together speakers with an interest in the underlying motor drive technology, taking inspiration from aerospace and automotive applications.   “The result was an outstanding success – A sell out with over 100 attendees. The programme contained many highlights, and no notable ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Power Electronics, Machines & Drives May 12, 2015 4:31 pm BST
Please find attached the details and application forms for three new calls from the EPSRC Centre for Power Electronics:     2 nd  call for short term and feasibility projects Funding of up to £90k fEC for short-term projects (max 12 months)  in strategically important areas that are not currently part of the Centre’s ... read more...
Posted by William Drury on IET Power Electronics, Machines & Drives Feb 17, 2015 10:17 am GMT
PEMD carries a prestigious past and present reputation, bringing together 400 international power electronics, machines and drives specialists to focus on the latest developments in the technologies and applications of electrical drives, machines and power electronic systems. PEMD showcases the latest advances in power technology, ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Power Electronics, Machines & Drives Jan 6, 2015 3:09 pm GMT
The Power Electronics, Machines and Drives Network is a new IET technical and professional network (TPN) established by a group of engineers working across a broad range of industrial sectors with a common technology bond.   Envisaged as a home and reference point for the power electronics, machines and drives community, the newly formed network ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Power Electronics, Machines & Drives Nov 5, 2014 9:53 am GMT
The Draft for Public Comment stage for the IET Code of Practice for Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems is now open, and the closing date for receipt of comments is Friday, 7th November 2014. The draft document and the comments form for feedback can be found online . Please send completed feedback forms back to Ian Borthwick at the IET. [NB: ... read more...
Posted by Gemma Hadley on IET Power Electronics, Machines & Drives Oct 22, 2014 4:03 pm BST
Hi, It is great to see that membership of the PEMD TPN is growing rapidly - We have passed the 100 member milestone less than a day after the first realy publicity shot. We will be rolling out our invitation to join to PEMD Conference delegates and then to the IET sectors and beyond. PLEASE INVITE YOUR FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES TO JOIN TOO!!!! Whilst a lot of the ... read more...
Posted by William Drury on IET Power Electronics, Machines & Drives Oct 10, 2014 3:56 pm BST

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