The Eighth International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems
November 2-5, 2009, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C

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  • National Taiwan University of Science and Technology
  • Singapore Section IAS/PEL Joint Chapter

Technical Co-Sponsors:

  • IEEE Power Electronics Society - PELS
  • IEEE Industry Applications Society - IAS
  • IEEE Industrial Electronics Society -IES
  • Taipei Section IE/PEL Joint Chapter
  • Taipei Section IAS Chapter
  • National Science Council - NSC
  • Ministry of Education
  • Taiwan Power Electronics Association
  • The Chinese Institute of Electrical Engineering

The 8th International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive Systems (PEDS'09) will be held  in Taipei, Taiwan, from 2 to 5 November 2009. The conference is a biennial event and is recognized as one of the major series of conferences in power electronics and drive systems. PEDS'09 continues to retain its tradition of high quality conference and will open up an opportunity for academics and industrial professionals worldwide to exchange their knowledge of the state-of-the-art power electronics and drive technologies and applications. The conference site, Taiwan, has not only  a long-standing history but also an outstanding modern community, where past, present and future live harmoniously together. The 4-day program will feature tutorials, technical paper presentations and an exhibition. Papers presented in conference will be included in IEEE Xplore Digital Library and indexed by EI Compendex. The Technical Program Committee would be selecting the top 10% of the papers to be forwarded to the IEEE Trans. on IAS, and the next 10% to the IJPElec for consideration for publication.

Technical papers - The range of topics includes, but not limited to:

  •  Power semiconductors, passive components and packaging technologies
  •  Motor drives and motion control
  •  Analysis and design of electrical machines
  •  Hard-switching and soft-switching static power converters
  •  Switch-mode power supplies and UPS
  •  Applications of power electronics in power system and generation/FACTS
  •  Power quality issues, harmonic problems and solutions
  •  EMI/EMC
  •  Power electronics in traction and automotive
  •  Bearingless drive technologies
  •  Applications of power electronics in home appliance, industry and aerospace
  •  Renewable energy technologies
  •  Modeling and simulation in power electronics
  •  Power electronics education/professional development
  •  Bio-medical power electronics
  •  Telecommunications power supplies
  •  Micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS)
  •  Power integrated circuits (PIC)
  •  Power engineering related technologies 

Prospective authors are invited to submit a digest of no more than 5 pages including figures. In addition, the following information include the title, the names of author(s), affiliation, mailing address, fax number, e-mail address, preferred topic area, and an abstract of less than 200 words are suggested to be well prepared for the digest submission process. A peer review process will be used to evaluate all papers submitted for consideration. The submission is web-based at For more information please contact the PEDS'09 Secretariat

Author's Schedule
Prospective authors should note the following deadlines:

  • Extended summary submission deadline May 31, 2009
  • Notification of paper acceptance July 23, 2009
  • Final paper submission deadline September 8, 2009
  • Advanced Registration deadline September 8, 2009

Several tutorials will be held prior to the technical presentations.

A comprehensive exhibition will be held during the conference.  Exhibitors will include participants from commercial firms and organizations involved in the manufacturing, sales or distribution of power electronics equipment and professional or technical services.  If interested in exhibiting, please contact PEDS'09 Secretariat.

For further information, please contact
PEDS'09 Secretariat.
Prof. Chung-Hsien Kuo
Department of Electrical Engineering 43, Section 4, Keelung Rd., Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
Fax: +886-2-2737-6699 / Web site: