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2021 Conference Committee

Craig Nelson
Craig is the Product Manager at Siemens Industry US for AC and DC drives applied in application ranges from motion control, marine, oil & gas, pumps, packaging, and renewable energy. Industry promotor of common DC bus drive systems and power regeneration including Active Front End technology.


Dal Y. Ohm
Dal Y. Ohm is the president of Drivetech Inc., a consulting company in Motor drives and power converter hardware/software,  established 1997, located in Metropolitan Washington, D.C. He received MS. And Ph.D in EE from Texas A&M University, and used worked at Baldor Electric and Kollmorgen. He also taught engineering courses at San Jose State and NPU.

Michael Rubbo
Michael graduated with honors from Michigan Technological University in 1990 with a BSEE focused on Electric Machines and Power Systems.  His technical focus since then has been the development of variable speed, power-dense electric machines for the electrification of mechanical systems and distributed power generation at diverse firms including Hamilton Sundstrand, Joy Global, Baldor Electric, and Nidec Drive Systems.  He continues this work as Principal Consultant and founder of Electric Machine Specialists, an engineering consultancy specializing in creating topology agnostic, custom electric machine solutions.  Michael shares his passion for electric machine designs leading training courses in machine design and theory and providing technical support for MotorCAD software from MDL.

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