Speaker: Ruoyu (Roy) Hou
Power Electronics Application Engineer, GaN Systems Inc.
Dr. Ruoyu (Roy) Hou is a Power Electronics Application Engineer at GaN Systems Inc. He received his M.S. degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL, USA and his Ph.D. degree from the McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada, both in electrical engineering.
Formerly an electrical engineer with GE Transportation, Dr. Hou was a post-doctoral research fellow at McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC), a Canada-based Excellence Research Center. His interests include power electronics, modeling and loss analysis of wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconductor devices, and GaN-based high-power converter and its magnetic design.
Dr. Hou was a recipient of the ECCE Best Paper Award in 2016 and a co-recipient of the Chrysler Innovation Award for the Automotive Partnership Canada (APC) project in 2014.
Moderator: Jason Lomberg
North American Editor, Power Systems Design
Jason Lomberg has been in the industry for nearly a decade. Prior to joining Power Systems Design as their North American Editor, Jason was the Digital Editor at Electronic Component News for seven years. He’s also written freelance for a variety of publications.