IEEE Magnetics Society
Santa Clara Valley Chapter


Saturday, May 19, 2018

San Jose State University, 437 E San Fernando St. San Jose, CA 95112
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Talk at
9:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.
Co-sponsored with
San Jose State Universtiy (SJSU)



The history of the moving coil actuator in disk drives

Dr. Art Wagner, Consultant in Magnetics and Professor Emeritus at San Jose State University





8:30 AM - 9:30 AM: Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM: IEEE Magnetics Society SCV Chapter Semina

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM: SJSU Technology Showcase student project poster presentations

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM: Lunch/Panel Discussion






Dr. Art Wagner is an experienced electrical engineer in Electromagnetics and Electromechanics. He has expertise in engineering design, analysis, simulation, and hands-on testing, with strong background in electromagnetics, motors, control, and power electronics developed through staff and consulting positions in start-ups through large firms.He is Solution-oriented with an eye toward improved products and reduced costs.He achieved full-professor level with tenure and has retired as Professor Emeritus.

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