September 18, 2015
UTRC Ireland Presents Technical Paper at International Power Electronics Conference

GENEVA, Switzerland – Dr. Francisco Gonzalez-Espin and Dr. Daniel Diaz-Lopez of the United Technologies Research Centre Ireland office presented a technical paper at the 17th Conference on Power Electronics and applications, EPE'15-ECCE Europe, which took place in Geneva, Switzerland, Sept. 8-10.

The paper, titled, "Low-frequency reduced-order modeling approach and implementation of grid emulation in hardware-in-the-loop platforms," was presented Sept. 10, as part of the show's Dialogue Session 3, "Grids and Smart Grids." It was one of nearly 650 papers accepted through a rigorous peer-review process.

In addition, Gonzalez-Espin and Diaz-Lopez hosted a booth on the conference floor showcasing UTRC Ireland's technical capabilities, focusing on expertise in power electronics.

EPE-ECCE Europe is considered the premier show in the power electronics field and attracts the world's foremost technical contributors from industry, academia and research centers.

During the three-day annual conference, participants have an opportunity to present and learn about the latest research results during morning lecture sessions and afternoon dialogue sessions.

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United Technologies Research Center delivers advanced technologies to the businesses of United Technologies Corp. (UTC) to improve the performance, energy efficiency and cost of UTC products and processes. UTRC also engages with UTC business units and external research organizations to expand the boundaries of science and technology through research and innovation, delivering technology options that meet and anticipate the needs of the marketplace. UTRC is headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut and has research and development subsidiaries with offices in Berkeley, California, Shanghai, China and Cork, Ireland.

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