Regional News - Report about ICEMS 2021, Gyeongju, Korea

Author:  Prof. Jin-Woo Ahn, International Steering Committee Chair

The 24th International Conference on Electrical Machines and Systems (ICEMS) organized by KIEE, co-organized by IEEJ and CES, technically co-sponsored by IEEE IAS was held in Gyeongju, Korea from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3. More than 530 papers from 22 countries were presented. The conference was hybrid type and 141 off-lines and 390 on-lines. The topics are electric machines and field analysis, power electronics and motor drives, energy systems, e-mobility and AI convergence, and special sessions.

There were some keynote speeches related to xEV technologies.

  • Wide Bandgap Power Electronics Impacts and Challenges to EV Traction Drives, Jason Lai (Virginia Tech, UAS)
  • Introduction to Hanwha’s Urban Air Mobility Vehicles, Jouyoung Jason Choi (Hanwha Systems, Korea)
  • R&D on Hybrid Excitation Motors for Electrified Vehicle Traction Drive under MagHEM Project, Takashi Kosaka (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
  • Airgap Flex Editing – A Design Method to Maximize Machine Torque, Ronghai Qu (Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China)


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