Dr A.E. Umenei, Senior Engineer
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-Providing the capability to power and read data from printed circuits allows many new and unique opportunities.
Speaker Biography (Esai Umenei)
A. E. Umenei is a senior research scientist at Fulton innovation with over 5 years of experience in electromagnetic modeling. He obtained his Ph.D in electrical engineering from Cardiff University, UK in the area of electromagnetic modeling for power devices. He has worked extensively in the modeling of high power devices, developing models and analytic procedures in understanding these devices, while improving their design using magnetic theory and finite element methodology.
He joined Fulton innovation in 2010 and is part of the research team tasked with improving present design of wireless power solutions, and extending the ecoupledTM technology and its applicability. His present research interest is in wireless power system optimization and design.He is a major contributor to technical papers for the wireless power consortium. He has over 23 conference presentations and published papers, and two pending patents.
Company Profile (Fulton Innovation)
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Fulton Innovation (www.fultoninnovation.com) is a technology development and licensing company based in Ada, Michigan in the United States of America. The engineers behind Fulton's eCoupled (www.ecoupled.com) intelligent wireless power™ technology have been developing, advancing, and perfecting the technology for over 12 years. With over 700 patents granted, published, or pending, Fulton is considered a leader in the rapidly emerging wireless power industry.
As a founding member of the Wireless Power Consortium(www.wirelesspowerconsortium.com), Fulton has been a key driver behind the Qi ("chee") international wireless charging standard released in late 2010. With over 100 member companies including the likes of Nokia, Samsung, LG, HTC, Motorola, Orange, and Sony, the WPC has established the benchmark for compatibility of wireless charging technologies across brands and product lines and the global adoption of the Qi standard.