Tyndall’s Mike Hayes has been appointed as president of the Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) executive committee for a two-year term. The announcement took place at the PSMA’s annual meeting at the Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC2018) in San Antonio, USA.
Mike has been a member of the PSMA board of directors for the past 3 years. He is the founder and co-chair of the PSMA energy harvesting committee and an active member of packaging and power management committees.
In 2017 and 2018, Mike co-chaired the energy harvesting industry sessions at APEC which is the world’s largest applied power electronics conference. He has also led and contributed to a number of roadmap studies undertaken by the PSMA.
By 2025, it is expected that the world will have 1 trillion IoT devices globally [Source: McKinsey 2015], all requiring a power source.
As president, Mike plans to bring strategic focus to IoT opportunities for the power electronics community, and foster convergence between power electronics, ICT and energy efficiency communities to collaboratively develop the next generation of devices and systems.
EnerHarv is one such PSMA initiative which aims to create an ecosystem and community of experts in energy harvesting and micro-power management. This inaugural three-day international workshop, chaired by PSMA Energy Harvesting committee co-chairs Mike [Hayes] and Brian Zahnstecher from PowerRox will be hosted by Tyndall National Institute from 29-31 May. Further details can be found at www.EnerHarv.com.
PSMA is a non-profit professional organization with the two-fold objective of enhancing the stature and reputation of its members and their products, and improving their technological power sources knowledge. Its aim is to educate the electronics industry, academia, government and industry communities as to the applications and importance of all types of power sources and conversion devices.