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  1. Tesla Day at SFU 2006

    The International Symposium "Tesla Day at SFU 2006" will be held at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus, on Friday, November 17, 2006, in celebration of the 150th anniversary from the birth of one the greatest inventors, scientists, and engineers of 20th century, Nikola Tesla.

    Tesla Day at SFU 2006 aims to foster exchange and collaboration among researchers in the fields pioneered and initiated by the research and legacy of Nikola Tesla. Invited lecturers will present reviews, tutorials, and address future research trends in scientific and engineering fields. "Tesla Day at SFU 2006" is unique symposium on the West Coast commemorating Tesla's achievements and one of several events planned by the Tesla Organizing Committee in Vancouver.

    The symposium is intended for researchers and graduate students in engineering, computer science, physical sciences, and applied mathematics, as well as professional engineers. Invited speakers are internationally recognized experts in their fields. The symposium will be held in conjunction with a traveling exhibit from the Tesla Museum in Belgrade.

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    Introduction by Ljiljana Trajkovic

  2. Event

    Tesla Day 2006

    Friday, November 17, 2006


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  3. Venue
    Hosted at Simon Fraser University, IRMACS Centre

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  4. Speakers

    Prof. Emeritus Anthony Arrott, Department of Physics, SFU

    Tesla and Edison according to Henry Ford

    Prof. Milos D. Ercegovac, Computer Science Department, University of California, Los Angeles

    Omnipresence of Tesla's work and ideas

    Prof. Bret Heinrich, Department of Physics, SFU

    Spintronics-new way of electronics

    Prof. Aleksandar Marincic, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Belgrade

    Nikola Tesla contribution to radio development

    Prof. Jose Marti, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of British Columbia

    Nikola Tesla, an Engineer

    Prof. Emeritus Konrad Reichert, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

    Permanent-magnet machines, trends, problems and simplified simulation by fe-methods

  5. Nikola Tesla

    From My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla.

    “One afternoon, which is ever present in my recollection, I was enjoying a walk with my friend in the City Park and reciting poetry. At that age, I knew entire books by heart, word for word. One of these was Goethe's "Faust." …”


  6. Sponsors and Donors

    Simon Fraser University:

    The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Vancouver Section:

    University of British Columbia:

  7. Technical Program Committee

    Djordje Atanackovic, Senior Engineer, BCTC
    Gruja Blagojevic, Engineer, City of Vancouver
    Suzana Dragicevic, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, SFU
    Gradimir Ilic, Manager, BC Hydro
    Veselin Jungic, Associate Director, IRMACS, SFU
    Zoran Micovic, Senior Engineer, BC Hydro
    Snezana Mitrovic-Minic, Research Associate, IRMACS and Department of Mathematics, SFU
    Ana Ristic, Data Architect, Canaccord Capital
    Ljiljana Trajkovic, Professor, School of Engineering Science, SFU

  8. Registration

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