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:
Hi Res: Lo Res:
Tesla Day 2006
Friday, November 17, 2006
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Hosted at Simon Fraser University, IRMACS Centre
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
From My Inventions: The Autobiography of Nikola Tesla.
“Nikola Tesla was born in Croatia (then part of Austria-Hungary) on July 9, 1856, and died January 7, 1943. He was the electrical engineer who invented the AC (alternating current) induction motor, which made the universal transmission and distribution of electricity possible. ”
Sponsors and Donors
Simon Fraser University:
The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Vancouver Section:
University of British Columbia:
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
Registration is 100 % full.
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