More/All Electric Aircraft

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More/All Electric Aircraft

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  • Date: 26 Jul 2018
  • Time: 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) Canada/Eastern
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  • University of Toronto-St. George Campus
  • 5 King's College Rd.
  • Toronto, Ontario
  • Canada
  • Building: Mechanical Engineering Building
  • Room Number: RM 331

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  • Co-sponsored by Dr Kyarash Shahriari
  • Starts 05 July 2018 07:00 AM
  • Ends 26 July 2018 11:59 PM
  • All times are (GMT-05:00) Canada/Eastern
  • No Admission Charge


Hassan Kojori, PhD Hassan Kojori, PhD


More/All Electric Aircraft

The More Electric Aircraft (MEA) is based on the concept of utilizing electrical power for driving aircraft subsystems currently powered by hydraulic, pneumatic or mechanical means including utility and flight control actuation, environmental control system, lubrication and fuel pumps, and numerous other utility functions. In this seminar, Dr. Kojori begins with an overview of the More Electric Aircraft and will discuss how various technologies developed over the past three decades have helped reduce the size, weight and life-cycle-cost of the overall system, significantly improve reliability and ease manufacturing and maintenance. Next he will cover emerging advanced technologies for All Electric Aircraft for urban transportation and discuss some of the main opportunities and challenges.


Dr. Hassan Kojori holds a PhD from the University of Toronto and is an IEEE Fellow and licensed Professional Engineer. He has over 30 years of experience in power electronics, Li-ion batteries, energy optimization and systems control for aerospace, automotive and utility industries. His original work on many technology firsts has resulted in 48 patent disclosures (27 granted), several trade secrets and more than 50 technical papers and proprietary reports. Currently, as a Senior Principal Engineer with Honeywell, he is the Conversion Portfolio Leader in the Aero Advanced Tech and Responsible for R&D for More Electric Aircraft and tactical vehicles. He has been actively engaged in collaborative research with leading local and international universities. He was adjunct professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Toronto and Ryerson University (2000-2012) and an industry professor in the Institute for Automotive Research and Technology at McMaster University (2012-2017). Currently, he is Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification, a board member of the Advisory Council for ECE department at Ryerson University and University of Toronto Institute for Multidisciplinary Design & Innovation and represents Honeywell at The Downsview Aerospace Innovation and Research Consortium.

The event is also remotely accessible through IEEE Webex service for whom not able to attend. Please contact Dr Shahriari for more information.