Wireless Charging - IEEE & SAE Chicago Joint Technical Meeting


Thursday, March 15, 2018


Elite Electronic Engineering Inc.

1516 Centre Circle, Downers Grove, IL 60515


Travis Thul - Dean of Trade and Technology at Minnesota State College Southeast and Chair of the ANSI C63.30 Standard for Wireless Power Transfer.


6:00 - 7:00pm - Social Hour and DInner

7:00 - 7:30pm - Society Announcements

7:30 - 8:30pm - Technical Presentation

IEEE Chicago, IEEE EMC Society, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS), and SAE Chicago Section are pleased to present the 2018 St. Patrick's Day Joint Technical Meeting on March 15, 2018 at Elite Electronic Engineering. This FREE event includes a buffet dinner with a St. Patrick’s Day theme and refreshments. The SAE Chicago Chapter will sponsor a raffle and other prizes as well.

Wireless Charging

Presented by Travis Thul - Chair of ANSI C63.30 Standard for Wireless Power Transfer, and Dean at Minnesota State College Southeast

Learn about the underpinning engineering required for wireless power transfer (WPT) technology and including the status of WPT applications, regulatory hurdles, and work items in process with ANSI C63.30 - the standard for wireless power transfer products.

Cost: This is a free event, but registration is required to attend.

Registration: CLOSED

Contact: Kathy Barri at Elite Electronic Engineering, Inc. (630-495-9770 x 200)

Speaker Biography

Travis Thul is the Dean of Trade and Technology at Minnesota State College Southeast, serves as a reserve Lieutenant Commander in the United States Coast Guard, and is Chair of the ANSI C63.30 standard for wireless power transfer. He previously worked as the lead engineer for wireless power transfer at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and as an adjunct engineering faculty member at the Community College of Baltimore County, and as an active duty TEMPEST trained C4IT engineering officer at the Coast Guard’s Telecommunications & Information Systems Command. Travis is a licensed PE in the State of Minnesota, has an MS from the University of Wisconsin, a BS from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, an AAS from Fox Valley Technical College, and is currently a doctoral candidate at George Washington University. He was awarded the 2016 NSPE Federal Engineer of the Year Award for the FCC and has multiple publications and patents (including the invention of the desktop ramen noodle cooker).