PEClab participated in International Forum “Wind and Solar Power Chile 2012”

PEClab was present in the International Forum “Wind and Solar Power Chile 2012” as part of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile and NEIM (Millennium Nucleus of Industrial Electronics and Mechatronics). This International Forum was organized by ACERA (Chilean Association of Renewable Energies) and it met most important companies that develop Solar and Wind Energies (Link).


PEClab Participated in the first Electric Vehicles Expo of Chile

PEClab participated in the first Electric Vehicle Expo of Chile, which was organized by the Club de Autos Eléctricos de Chile (Chilean Electric Vehicles Club). Professors Juan Dixon and Javier Pereda exposed 3 electric vehicles (Chevrolet LUV, Chevrolet S10 and Suzuki Maruti) equipped with the last stage-of-the-art technology. Also, Volta UC (PEClab partner) showed his car (Mitsubishi Lancer). This event counted with the presence of the Mrs. Maria Ignacia Benítez, Ministry for the Environment.

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Professor Juan Dixon Received Ramón Salas Edwards Award

Professor Juan Dixon received Ramón Salas Edwards award from Instituto de Ingenieros de Chile (En: Chilean Institute of Engineers), for his paper “Sensorless Control for a Switched Reluctance Wind Generator, Based on Current Slopes and Neural Networks”. This research work was realized with professors Ruben Peña (UdeC) and Roberto Cárdenas (Universidad de Magallanes), and Estanislao Echenique (PEClab postgraduate student).The award ceremony was realized in the Act Hall of the Institute (Link, see page 2).

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