Minnesota State Mankato to Host International Electro Information Technology Conference May 19-21

Opening keynote to address power engineering education in age of climate crisis

May 18, 2022 | News Story

Mankato, Minn. – University of Minnesota professor Ned Mohan, a researcher in the area of power electronics applied to power systems, will deliver a keynote presentation titled “Power Engineering Education in the Age of Climate Crisis – A Holistic View,” during a 6-10 p.m. Thursday reception in Minnesota State University, Mankato’s Centennial Student Union Ballroom.

Mohan will deliver his presentation on the opening day of the 22nd annual IEEE International Conference on Electro Information Technology, which will be held on campus at Minnesota State Mankato from Thursday-Saturday, May 19-21.

About 100 attendees are expected to attend the conference, with most of those being professors from across the Midwest along with professionals from local and regional electronic technology companies.

The conference is open to the public. Cost to attend ranges from $100 for IEEE student members to $450 for non-IEEE members. Registration information and the conference schedule are available online. The conference will also include exhibits and vendor tables set up by industry representatives.

Friday’s events include a keynote presentation by Madjid Fathi, a professor at the University of Siegen in Germany, titled “From Documents to Knowledge Graph – New Avenues for Document Driven Knowledge Graph Construction.”

Saturday’s events include a keynote presentation by Vitaly Herasevich, a professor of anesthesiology and medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, titled “Is Computer Vision solution for post Electronic Medical Records (EMR) world?”

Media interested in learning more about the conference may contact Vince Winstead, general chair of the conference and professor in Minnesota State Mankato’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Technology, by email at vincent.winstead@mnsu.edu or by phone at 507-389-5456.

The conference is sponsored by the IEEE Region 4, in collaboration with Minnesota State Mankato and the Twin Cities IEEE Section.

Minnesota State Mankato’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Technology is part of the University’s College of Science, Engineering and Technology.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 14,546 students, is part of the Minnesota State system, which includes 30 colleges and seven universities.

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