2021 IEEE MTT-S Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC 2021)

June 1 – 4, 2021, San Diego, CA, USA

IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference

San Diego

IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference

San Diego

IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference

San Diego

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Congratulations to the winners of WPTC paper competitions!

  • WPTC Student Paper Competition 1st Place Award: Liang Zhu (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA), TS2-9: Transparent and Flexible Self-Dual Antennas for Hybrid Inductive/Capacitive and Radiative Power Transfer.
  • WPTC Student Paper Competition 2nd Place Award: Chin-Wei Chang (University of Florida, USA), TS1-6: Embroidered Textile Coils for Wireless Charging of Smart Garments.
  • WPTC Student Paper Competition 3rd Place Award: Christos Konstantopoulos (University Of Innsbruck, Austria), TS2-8: A Nano-Power Self-Clocked D-LDO for RF Energy Harvesting.
  • WPTC Best Industry Paper Award: Ryosuke Hasaba (Panasonic Corporation, Japan), paper TS3-5: A Highly Efficient and High Degree of Freedom of Position kW-Class Wireless Power Transfer System in Seawater for Small AUVs.
  • WPTC Best Conference Paper Award: Victor F.-G. Tseng (US Army Research Laboratory, USA), TS9-3: Selective Receiver Charging Using Acoustic Vibration Modes.

Thanks for the overwhelming interest in Wireless Power! We had more than 2500 registered attendees!

The 2021 IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference (WPTC) will be virtual on June 1-4 2021, in parallel with the IEEE Workshop on Emerging Technologies: Wireless Power (WoW), in the IEEE Wireless Power Week (WPW2021). WPW is the largest wireless power event in the world, financially co-sponsored by IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) and Power Electronics Society (PELS). WPW is technically co-sponsored by MTT-S, PELS and Antenna Propagation Society (APS). The Wireless Power Transfer School, supported by the IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Project initiative, will be held during the event.

San Diego, USA

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Conference Topics

WPTC2021 covers a wide range of topics related to wireless power technologies across the electromagnetic spectrum. In addition to high-quality technical sessions, the conference will feature keynote speeches, tutorials, workshops, student competition, and industry exhibitions. Paper submissions require manuscripts with 2-4 pages in the standard IEEE double columns format for the review process. Detailed instructions for paper submissions will be forthcoming. Conference proceedings that meet the IEEE quality review standards may be eligible for inclusion in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. Selected authors are invited to submit the extended version of their papers for possible publication in several journal special issues: IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (T-MTT), IEEE Journal of Electromagnetics, RF and Microwaves in Medicine and Biology (J-ERM), and two MDPI journals (Sensors and Electronics).

  • Theories and techniques for wireless power transfer
  • Devices and systems for short-distance wireless power transfer
  • Industrial applications, issues and regulations 
  • Microwave/mm-Wave wireless power transfer and RF energy harvesting
  • Biomedical and healthcare applications
  • Emerging techniques and applications

Please see the CFP for details.