Berkeley Professor Seth Sanders Joins Element Team
Los Altos, CA - June 2, 2011 -- Element Energy, Inc., a leading
of advanced multi-cell battery management systems, today announced that
U.C. Berkeley Professor Seth Sanders has joined the Element team.
Professor Sanders is a leading authority on power electronics and
control systems, and will advise the Element engineering team on the
development of next-generation technologies and products.
Professor Sanders' research focuses on high-frequency power conversion
circuits and components, design and control of electric machine
systems, and nonlinear circuit and system theory as related to
the power electronics field. He received the NSF Young
Investigator Award in 1993 and Best Paper Awards from the IEEE Power
Electronics Society and the IEEE Industry Applications Society.
He has also served as Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on
Computers in Power Electronics. Professor
received the S.B. degrees in electrical engineering and physics
and the S.M. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, in 1981, 1985, and
“We are very pleased to add Seth to the Element team,” said Dan
CEO of Element Energy. “He brings unique, world-class research
experience to the company and will signficantly strengthen our
technical capabilities. We expect him to be an important
contributor to realizing the enormous potential of Element Energy."
About Element Energy
Element Energy Inc. is a Silicon Valley company founded in 2009 to
develop leading-edge battery management systems. The Element
BMS is a cost effective hardware/software system that manages large,
multi-cell battery packs. Elementʼs initial focus is on
packs used in a wide range of applications including hybrid and
vehicles, alternative energy storage and grid-tied storage. Compared to
conventional battery management systems, the Element solution provides
substantial lifetime extension; significant cost reduction; and
safety and reliability through better monitoring, fault detection, and
of each cell. For more information, visit www.elementenergy.com.
Contact: Dan Lankford