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Center Memberships

 
platinum | gold | silver | bronze
 
Membership is open to all types of companies, government agencies, foundations, and organizations interested in electrical power systems, power electronics, motor drives, and electric machines. Members join the Center by signing a membership agreement with the Illinois Institute of Technology.
 
Platinum membership
 
Annual Fee: $40,000

Benefits:

  • Access to and influence on research projects.
  • Access to the laboratory equipment.
  • Access to the faculty, staff, and students involved in Center research.
  • 160 hours of research staff time on a research topic(s) or to assist in operating the lab equipment or utilizing software packages. Further research staff time will be charged at the normal rate for research student time.
  • Early access to the research publications*.
  • One 3.5-hour short course at member company location offered by the faculty of the Center.
  • 50% discount for sponsor employees attending the short courses offered by the Center.
  • Free registration for sponsor employees attending the annual 2-day conference of the Center.
  • Voting right and a seat on the Industry Advisory Board (IAS) and the opportunity to shape the direction of research. IAS will meet twice a year. One of the meetings will be held at the end of the annual conference of the Center.
  • Annual report on Center's educational activities.
  • Annual report on Center's research activities.
  • Copies of all the published papers, summary of thesis, dissertations and books, and technical reports.
  • Student support scholarship ($5,000) named after the donating company.
 
Gold membership
 
Annual Fee: $30,000

Benefits:

  • Access to and influence on research projects.
  • Access to the laboratory equipment.
  • Access to the faculty, staff, and students involved in Center research.
  • 120 hours of research staff time on a research topic(s) or to assist in operating the lab equipment or utilizing software packages. Further research staff time will be charged at the normal rate for research student time.
  • Early access to the research publications*.
  • One 3.5-hour short course at member company location offered by the faculty of the participating universities.
  • 40% discount for sponsor employees attending the short courses offered by the Center.
  • Free registration for sponsor employees attending the annual 2-day conference of the Center.
  • Voting right and a seat on the Industry Advisory Board (IAS) and the opportunity to shape the direction of research. IAS will meet twice a year. One of the meetings will be held at the end of the annual conference of the Center.
  • Annual report on Center's educational activities.
  • Annual report on Center's research activities.
  • Copies of all the published papers, summary of thesis, dissertations and books, and technical reports.
 
Silver membership
 
Annual Fee: $20,000

Benefits:

  • Access to and influence on research projects.
  • Access to the laboratory equipment.
  • Access to the faculty, staff, and students involved in Center research.
  • 80 hours of research staff time on a research topic(s) or to assist in operating the lab equipment or utilizing software packages. Further research staff time will be charged at the normal rate for research student time.
  • Early access to the research publications*.
  • 30% discount for sponsor employees attending the short courses offered by the Center.
  • Free registration for sponsor employees attending the annual 2-day conference of the Center.
  • Voting right and a seat on the Industry Advisory Board (IAS) and the opportunity to shape the direction of research. IAS will meet twice a year. One of the meetings will be held at the end of the annual conference of the Center.
  • Annual report on Center's educational activities.
  • Annual report on Center's research activities.
 
Bronze membership
 
Annual Fee: $10,000

Benefits:

  • Access to the laboratory equipment.
  • Access to the faculty, staff, and students involved in Center research.
  • 40 hours of research staff time on a research topic(s) or to assist in operating the lab equipment or utilizing software packages. Further research staff time will be charged at the normal rate for research student time.
  • 20% discount for sponsor employees attending the short courses offered by the Center.
  • Free registration for sponsor employees attending the annual 2-day conference of the Center.
  • Annual report on Center's educational activities.
  • Annual report on Center's research activities.
 
 

Please NOTE:

The EPPEC Center reserves the right to publish in scientific and technical journals and present at technical conferences the result of any research performed by the Center. However, Center member shall have the opportunity to review any paper or presentation containing results of the research program of the Center prior to publication or presentation, and shall have the right to request a delay in publication or presentation for a period not to exceed six (6) months from the date of submission to Center member.

Contact:

Dr. Ali Emadi, EPPEC Center Director
Telephone: +1-312.567.8940
Fax: +1-312.567.8976
E-mail: emadi@iit.edu
Website: http://power.iit.edu
Postal Address:
Electrical and Computer Engineering Department
Illinois Institute of Technology
3301 S. Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60616-3793, USA

 
 
2005 Electric Power and Power Electronics Center at Illinois Institute of Technology
3301 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60616-3793
Updated on May 26, 2006