SWISS IEEE PELS & IES WORKSHOP ON "Power Electronics SW Development and Testing Tools"


Swiss IEEE PELS and IES Chapters will organize joint workshop on "Power Electronics SW Development and Testing Tools" at location of ABB Switzerland, in Turgi. Workshop will include speakers from the ABB, PLEXIM, IMPERIX, Speedgoat, Typhoon HIL.

  Date and Time




  • ABB Switzerland
  • Austrasse
  • Turgi, Switzerland
  • Switzerland 5300
  • Building: Aubrücke Restaurant, ABB
  • Event is organized together with Swiss IEEE IES Chapter (IE-13)

  • Co-sponsored by ABB Medium Voltage Drives, Switzerland
  • Starts 28 February 2019 07:00 AM
  • Ends 28 March 2019 12:00 AM
  • All times are Europe/Zurich
  • No Admission Charge
  • Register


Date: March 29, 2019

Location:  Aubrücke Restaurant, ABB, CH-5300, Turgi

Time: 13:30 - 17:30h

Schedule and program of a day are as below:

13:30 - 14:00: Welcome reception

Prof. Drazen Dujic (IEEE PELS Chairman) and Dr. Luca Dalessandro (IEEE IES Chairman)

14:00 - 15:30: Presentations (15 minutes each):

Mr. Mathieu Giroux, ABB Medium Voltage Drives, "HIL Simulators in ABB MV Drives: Main Benefits and Challenges"

Mr. Erich Scheiben, ABB Traction, "ABB traction Software Testing"

Dr. Jost Allmeling, PLEXIM, "High-Fidelity Real-Time Simulation of Power Converters Using Sub-Cycle Average Models"

Dr. Nicolas Cherix, IMPERIX, "HIL Simulation Versus System Prototyping: Challenges of Modern Applications"

Mr. Christoph Schaub, Typhoon HIL, "Test Automation in Model Based Lifecycle Process"

Mr. Carlos Villegas, Speedgoat, "HIL Testing and Controls for Power Electronics Made Easy with Speedgoat Real-Time Solutions"

15:30 - 15:45: Break

15:45 - 16:30: Discussion

Panel discussion with all the speakers will be moderated by Dr. Wim van der Merwe (ABB Medium Voltage Drives)

16:30 - 17-30: Apero and networking

Registration will be open from 1st of March, and due to space constraints, event is limited to 50 participants.