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Applied Materials
Llew Vaughan-Edmunds
3050 Bowers Ave
Santa Clara, CA 95054
Telephone: 310-343-8244

Applied Materials is a leader in materials engineering solutions used to produce virtually every new chip and advanced display in the world. Their expertise in modifying materials at atomic levels and on an industrial scale enables customers to transform possibilities into reality. At Applied Materials, innovations make possible the technology shaping the future.


Saumin Mehta
2711 E. Maumee
Adrian, MI 49221
Telephone: 517-264-6754

Brazeway is the world's largest producer of frost-free evaporator coils and a top global supplier of aluminum heat transfer tubing and components for the appliance, HVAC, and automotive air conditioning sectors. They are the leading supplier of technology to convert copper components to aluminum, and consistently introduce innovation through the design of new energy-efficient components.

Headquartered in Adrian, Michigan, Brazeway has manufacturing locations in Hopkinsville, Kentucky; Shelbyville, Indiana and Monterrey, Mexico.


Capacitor Sciences Inc.
Yulia Lazarev
1530 OBrien Dr., Suite B
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Telephone: 650-644-7871

Capacitor Sciences Inc. has a new materials technology able to produce ultra-high energy density devices that can surpass the performance of lithium ion batteries by at least 10x in every metric.

Structured materials for capacitive energy storage devices: High energy density, no capacity fading; Non-flammable & non-explosive; Rapid charge and discharge; Environmentally friendly and recyclable; Low-temperature operation; Solid-state, virtually unlimited lifetime.


Cramer Coil & Transformer Co., Inc.
Terrence Wilkinson
401 N. Progress Drive
Saukville, WI 53080
Telephone: 650-644-7871

Established in 1964, Cramer is a leading supplier of PC mountable magnetics for the industrial, power telecom, medical, consumer, battery charging, alternative energy, and automotive markets. They are specifically known for the design expertise of high frequency wound and planar magnetics for switching mode power applications. Cramer has established partnerships with both customers and suppliers to design solutions for repeatability and cost effectiveness. Agency listings typically include UL, IEC, VDE and CSA.


Francesco Carobolante
59 Damonte Ranch Pkwy, Ste B-596
Reno, NV 89521-2989
Telephone: 775-277-3838

IoTissimo is dedicated to helping organizations develop new technologies and products by focusing on the key enablers to achieve success in the shortest time. By understanding the objectives of clients, IoTissimo helps gather the Voice of the Customer, match the market requirements with the organization's capability, and create a plan to address the gaps and expedite the product development. Since Research & Development can be hard to manage efficiently, their goal is to provide clients with a strong guidance to avoid pitfalls and focus the engineering efforts in the most efficient way to achieve results on time and within budget.


Ali Khajehoddin
University of Alberta
381-11th floor, ECE dep., Dice building
9107 - 116 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1H9
Telephone: 780-991-0623

Dr. Ali Khajehoddin completed his PhD in Electrical Engineering specialized in power electronics and their applications in renewable energy systems from Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, in April 2010. He received his BSc and MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering at Isfahan University of Technology, Iran. After completing his Master's, he co-founded a start-up company, which was focused on the development and production of power analyzers and smart metering products used for smart grid applications. For his doctoral research at Queen's, he focused on the design and implementation of compact and durable micro-inverters for photovoltaic (PV) grid connected systems. Based on this research, Queen's University spun off SPARQ systems Inc. where, as the lead R&D engineer, he worked toward mass-production and commercialization of micro-inverters from 2010 to 2013. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Alberta in 2013. He is an editor of IEEE Transaction on Sustainable Energy journal and IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering.


Synthesis Partners, LLC
Christopher Whaling
11250 Roger Bacon Drive
Suite 2
Reston, VA 20190
Telephone: 301-706-9034

Since 1999, Synthesis Partners, LLC has been producing actionable business, technology and market decision intelligence. They have 19-plus years of expertise in assessing multilingual sources, including primary and secondary, about qualitative and quantitative aspects of technological change, process innovations and markets.  They have researched (among other topics) advanced vehicle technologies, motors, lightweight materials, autonomous vehicles, LiDAR, rare-earths materials, inverters and disruptive technologies with national security applications.


VisIC Technologies
Anna Balyasov
Golda Meir 7
7403650 Nes Ziona
Telephone: 650-644-7871

VisIC Technologies was founded in 2010 to develop and market high power transistor products based upon compound semiconductor Gallium Nitride (GaN) material aiming to replace most of the Silicon (Si) products used in power conversion systems. The core team consists of experts in GaN device technology and power applications. VisIC's products are unique and differentiated providing the features system designers need, along with significant cost and performance advantages.

VisIC Technologies is committed to making better power semiconductor components, by using their core GaN device technology, to provide a step function improvement in terms of size and cost of energy conversion systems.


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