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CPES Power Electronics Short Course

One of the missions of CPES is to provide the opportunity for practicing engineers to broaden their knowledge base and stay updated on new technologies by offering professional short courses that will provide a clear understanding of the fundamental principles and a working knowledge of current technology and applications.

Modeling & Control Design of DC/DC Converter

August 1 - 5, 2022

Location: The CPES Power Electronics Short Course takes place in-person at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
Lectures: The Inn at Virginia Tech (IVT) and Skelton Conference Center
Lab: 253 Whittemore Hall (within walking distance to IVT)

Instructors: Fred C. Lee, Qiang Li

Course Fee:
  • $1,600.00 -- Principal-Plus, Principal, Associate Members
  • $2,500.00 -- Affiliate Members
  • $3,500.00 -- Non-Members

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Additional Information

  • Course materials will be available on Monday outside the lecture room.
  • Short course lectures begin at 8:00 a.m.
  • All participants are invited to join group lunch on Monday
  • Lunch on own - Prestons @ Inn at VT, or nearby restaurants


The Inn at Virginia Tech
901 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24060
VT Inn Reservations: 540-231-8000

Lodging Block: $149/night plus tax, Block Rate expires June 30, 2022
VT Inn Reservation Link:

Residence Inn
850 Prices Fork Rd
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Residence Inn Reservation Line: 540-750-4400

Lodging Block: $123/night plus tax, Block Rate expires July 1, 2022
Residence Inn Link:


  • Closest airport: ROA
    (Roanoke Regional Airport, approximately 45 miles away)
  • Car Rental: Numerous car rentals are available. ROA Ground Transportation | Website
  • Smart Way Bus: Commuter bus service linking the Roanoke Valley to the New River Valley. Fare is $4.00 each way and exact change is required. Does not stop at hotels. The closest stop to the Conference venue will be Squire Student Center, with possible pick-up arranged directly with your chosen lodging. Phone: (540) 982-6622 | Website

For More Information

If you wish to receive additional information about the CPES short course at Virginia Tech, please contact Dennis Grove or call (540) 231-3353.

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