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CURENT Seminar - Technical Conference Presentations:  Best Practices and Suggestions


Date: February 6, 2015

Time: 12:20-1:10pm EST

Location: Room 404 Min H. Kao Building, Knoxville, TN

Title: Technical Conference Presentations:  Best Practices and Suggestions


Presenter: Dr. Daniel Costinett, Associate Professor, EECS, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Abstract: Dr. Daniel Costinett, Assistant Professor in Electrical Engineering at the University of Tennessee and Co-Director of Education Daniel_Costinett_Head.jpgand Diversity at CURENT, will discuss techniques and standards for presenting at a technical conference.  Dr. Costinett will be sharing his experiences as to what makes a presentation standout in positive and negative ways.  Dr. Costinett has received the Best Presentation award at the 2012 & 2013 IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exhibition (APEC).  He also has won the best paper award at the 2012 IEEE Control and Modeling Power of Electronics (COMPEL) Conference.

Bio: Daniel Costinett is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee Knoxville and Co-Director of Education and Diversity at CURENT.  He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2013.  In 2012, he assisted with research and course development as an instructor at Utah State University.  His research interests include resonant and soft switching power converter design, high efficiency converters for data centers, energy harvesting, implantable devices, and electric vehicles.  For more information, please refer to Dr. Costinett’s curriculum vitae.