The Pre-review Meeting of ITER AC/DC Converters Procurement Package (PA) preliminary design was held in ASIPP from May 27-29. Besides leaders from ITER Domestic Agency, experts from Hefei University of Technology, Huangzhong University of Science and Technology, Ohio State University and other related institutions were also invited to attend this meeting.
After the welcome speech of Prof Li Jiangang, ASIPP director, Mr. Pan Chuanhong, technical director of ITER DA, and Prof Fu Peng, vice director of ASIPP, made brief speeches about the basic situation of AC/DC Converters PA. 30 presentations were given during the meeting covering aspects including design, processing, testing and management etc. Reporters mainly focused on the present research progress, work plan in the future, and existing problems in preliminary design.
Experts affirmed researchers¡¯ work, encouraged them to try new ideas, and at the same time gave valuable advice and suggestions. At the end, Mr. Luo Delong, vice director of ITER DA made a summary of this meeting. (Ma Qingya Reports)