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ShahiPrakash Shahi

Engineering Director
Nidec Motor Corporation
M.S. in Electrical Engineering: Washington University

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Prakash Shahi is the Director of Software Engineering and Technology for the Advanced Motors Group at Nidec Motor Corporation in St. Louis, Missouri. Advanced Motors Group focuses on delivering high efficiency electronic motor controllers for various divisions of Nidec Motor Corporation. Nidec Motor Corporation is the leading manufacturer of motors and control equipment for home appliances, industrial, and consumer use.

Prakash has 20 years of experience in the field of motor control electronics, software and algorithms. He has received over 30 US patents and three trade secrets related to motor & drives technology. He has also published papers related to motor technology trends. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE - he served as the Section Chair of St. Louis IEEE in 2015 and as the Industry Chair of the 2nd IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing.

Prakash holds a Bachelors degree in Economics from Berea College, Kentucky and a Masters degree in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis.