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Advanced Motion Controls for Synchrotron Applications

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About the Webinar

Synchrotrons are among the complex systems in the world and they rely on sophisticated control systems to function effectively. This webinar delves into some of the latest advancements in Aerotech controls technologies that enable the bleeding edge science conducted in synchrotrons throughout the globe. Here’s a breakdown of what you can expect to learn:

  • An overview of some of the key motion control systems used in synchrotrons and a summary of how Aerotech’s Automation1 platform addresses these applications.
  • Discussions on recent developments in Aerotech’s control hardware and software.
  • Presentations on specific examples of how advanced controls technologies are being used to enhance synchrotron performance and expand research capabilities.
  • Pre-recorded Q&A session addressing questions from synchrotron users.
Joe Profeta (1)

Dr. Profeta has more than 30 years of experience in technology-driven companies. He is the Director of the Control Systems Group at Aerotech Inc., with P&L responsibility for the controls, drives and motors. In this role, he works with companies to design and select control system architectures that result in increased machine performance while minimizing component cost. He has earned a BS, MS and Ph.D., and Executive MBA. He has been awarded five patents and published 43 papers. Dr. Profeta is also an Adjunct Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at the University of Pittsburgh where he teaches software engineering and mechatronics. You can contact Joseph at [email protected] or +1.412.967.6839.