Fully-Funded Winter School - Power Electronics & Applications, 27 February - 3 March 2017, Austria

Publish Date: Dec 19, 2016

Deadline: Jan 15, 2017

Event Dates: from Feb 27, 2017 12:00 to Mar 03, 2017 12:00

About summer school

Top academic lectures - Get to know the latest research of your university.

Top industry insights - Get to know Infineon Austria - one of the leading industrial companies in Austria.

Recreation & fun - Enjoy the wonderful landscape with lakes and mountains in Villach and have fun.

Extend your network - Get to know smart & wonderful people - students, lecturers, and employees of Infineon Austria.

Earn a Certificate - The certificate will be helpful for job applications.

Costs covered - The participation at the WinterSchool is free of charge. Additionally Infineon Austria covers your accommodation costs in Villach.


Monday, 27 February 2017
  • Arrival to Villach and lunch at 1pm
  • 2pm WinterSchool Welcome 
  • Overview applications and market trends
  • Overview & basics of devices and technologies for power electronics
  • Basics of power electronics
  • Meet & greet with Infineon experts
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
  • Single-inductors multiple outputs (SIMO) DC-DC converters - Edoardo Bonizzoni (University of Pavia)
  • Switched-capacitor (SC) DC-DC converters - Piero Malcovati (University of Pavia)
  • On board charger - Roberto Petrella (University of Udine)
  • SiC MOSFET motor application - Luca Solero (University of Rome 3)
  • Fire side chat
Wednesday, 01 March 2017
  • Hands on day:
  • Presentation of PhD and Master theses as well as opportunities for students at Infineon
  • Lab tours
  • Market place with demonstrations
  • Walk to Hundsmarhof with dinner (departure: 4pm @ Infineon, walk approx. 30 minutes)
Thursday, 02 March 2017
  • SMPS system solutions with digital control - Tobias Reimann (TU Ilmenau)
  • Motor control & trends in integration - Hubert Berger (University of Applied Sciences Joanneum)
  • Presentation Technikum Vienna - Felix Himmelstoß (University of Applied Sciences Technikum Vienna) 
  • To be announced - Klaus Krischan (TU Graz)
  • Leisure time
Friday, 03 March 2017
  • Key note presentation - Johann Walter Kolar (ETH Zurich) 
  • Feedback & takeaways
  • WinterSchool Goodbye


As this Winter School has a specific focus, this year the selection of the applications will be concentrated at master students and PhDs, students of physics, electrical engineering, mechatronics and information technology. However all students, that are interested in the topics of the lectures, are invited to apply to the Winter School. 35 students will be invited to Villach.

Send an email with your application to info@winterschool.rocks - you will receive a personal confirmation within a few days.

Send an email with your application to info@winterschool.rocks - you will receive a personal confirmation within a few days. The application is possible until 15th of January 2017.
Your application should contain:
  • Motivation essay (approx. 300 words) - Describe your motivation why you would like to attend the WinterSchool Villach.
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV) (max. 2 A4 pages)
  • Confirmation of enrollment ("Studienbestätigung")
  • Certificates ("Sammelzeugnis")
  • References (optional) 
For more information click "Further official information" below.

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