US PSES 2022 Speaker

Edoardo Merli

  • STMicroelectronics
  • Executive Vice President, Power Transistor Sub-Group Automotive and Discrete Group
  • Biography

Edoardo Merli is STMicroelectronics’ Executive Vice President, Power Transistor Sub-Group Vice President and has held this position since January 2022.

Merli joined STMicroelectronics in 1998 as Head of System Architecture in the Telecom Wireline Division. In 2002, he formed and led ST’s WLAN Business Unit.

Merli was appointed Director of the Automotive Product Group in 2007, where he took responsibility for the RF Competence Center & Connectivity Business Unit and subsequently for the Car Radio Business Unit. In 2012, Merli was promoted to Marketing & Application Director for ST’s Automotive and Discrete Group in Greater China and South Asia. In 2016, his responsibilities were extended to include the Company’s automotive activities in Korea. In 2017, Merli was promoted to Power Transistor Macro-Division General Manager and Group Vice President of ST’s Automotive and Discrete Group.

Merli has filed several patents on ADSL, multi-service routers, switches, and throughput management, and authored numerous publications in the areas of Telecommunications, Automotive, and Connectivity.

Edoardo Merli was born in Parma, Italy, in 1962, and graduated with a degree in Electronic Engineering from University of Bologna in 1989.

  • Presentation

WBG Power Semiconductors Driving E-mobility Range and Efficiency

The incessant demand for more efficient power semiconductors in energy conversion is accelerating the deployment of wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconductors in hybrid and electric vehicles. WBG devices are already finding application in critical EV systems like traction inverters, on-board chargers, and DC-DC converters, as well as in charging stations. The widescale adoption of SiC MOSFETs and GaN HEMTs promises efficiency gains across all application sectors and continues to sustain solutions for greener mobility.

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  • Company Profile


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