Event dates
Lappeenranta in room 1314 and in zoom: 24 - 25.5.2023. Savitaipale, Outdoors activities and networking on 26.5.2023.

Agenda - draft - changes may happen. In site room 1314 and online.   

24.5.2023 Lappeenranta, Finland.   (FINNISH TIME ZONE)

9:00 Opening speech, Prof. Pasi Peltoniemi, head of the Electric Drives laboratory in LUT University   

9:15 "Status analyses of nowadays vehicle motors", Prof. Juha Pyrhönen, LUT University   

10:00 "High speed machines", Dr. Jouni Ikäheimo, Senior Principal R&D Engineer in ABB

10:45 coffee

11:00 Breakout rooms (online and in room 1314) - Doctoral student’s present their own research subjects.   

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch 

13:00 Fundamental materials technology issues, Dr. Thomas Gietzelt from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

14:00 Dr. Jože Buh, Head of the R&D, Elaphe Propulsion Technologies Ltd., "Role of electric powertrain in ultimate comfort and safety for the next-generation EV". Slovenia

14:45 Break, coffee  

15:00 Reliability of Power electronics, Chief engineer Petri Korhonen from Kempower Oy. Kempower designs and manufactures reliable and user-friendly DC fast charging solutions for electric vehicles.

16:00 end of day  

Visit to laboratories and then possibility to enjoy pizza together in Skinnarilan Sauna (sauna is warm at 18. Address Skinnarilankatu 35).


25.5.2023 Lappeenranta, Finland.    

8:30 ABB Technology presentation, Vice President, Technology Manager, Matti Kauhanen, ABB, Business Unit Drives at ABB Oy

9:15 Parasitic inductance in power electronic circuits, Ass. prof. Aleksi Mattsson, LUT University

Coffee break

10:15 Superconducting machines for wind energy in a 45-min presentation, Ass. prof. Dong Liu, LUT University

11:00 Axially laminated high-speed machines, M.Sc. Shruti Singh, LUT University

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch  

13:00 Danfoss Editron visit. With minibus to Danfoss Editron in Lentäjäntie.

15:00 Hipo Steering group meeting

16:00 Ending  

Evening program voluntary 

26.5.2023 Outdoor activities by a beautiful Kuolimo lake in Savitaipale

9:00 Bus leaves from LUT University main door

10:00 Activities
A guided E-fatbike safari or Hiking trail, Moment/meditation in nature and Forest yoga are also guided, Minigolf in your own groups

12:00 Lunch (starting at 12)

13:00 Sauna and a Finnish style warm bathing tub
Possibility for sup boarding and rowing.  And still possible for other outdoors fun.

16:00 Dinner in Olkkolanhovi
(after dinner a bus will take you back to Lappeenranta.)

Note: There is possibility to travel back to Lappeenranta also earlier if needed (taxi, bus, own car etc...)

Place Olkkolan hovi, Savitaipale https://olkkolanhovi.fi/

This is the first HIPO conference in this EU MSCA Doctoral Network. https://www.lut.fi/en/hipo