Calnetix Technologies to Present Paper at Motor & Drive Systems Conference 2018

CERRITOS, Calif. – Feb. 5, 2018 – Co Huynh, a co-founder of Calnetix Technologies and the Business Unit Leader for the company's electric turbo division, will present a paper on motor and drive systems on Feb. 8 at the Motor & Drive Systems Conference 2018 in Orlando, Fla.

The paper, titled, “Rotor Retention and Loss Reduction for High-Speed Permanent Magnet Motors and Generators,” will address the advantages of high-speed permanent magnet electric machines, design challenges of high-speed permanent magnet machines and state-of-the-art magnet retention technologies. The author also will present a novel rotor loss reduction method for consideration in enhancing a machine’s thermal performance.

Huynh has over 30 years of experience in designing and developing advanced motors, generators and electromagnetic devices for automotive, industrial and aerospace applications. After founding Calnetix and serving as Vice President of Engineering, he transferred to its subsidiary, Direct Drive Systems (DDS), in 2008 to lead a subsea pump development project. In 2009, DDS was purchased by FMC Technologies, where he served as Manager of Special Projects. Prior to founding Calnetix, Huynh worked for Allied Signal Aerospace Company, Hughes Research Laboratories and Avcon, Inc. He has been granted multiple patents in the area of electric machines and electromagnetic devices. Huynh has a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic State University.

Motor & Drive Systems Conference 2018 is a leading global event focused on the latest technical advancements impacting the design and integration of motor, drive systems and motion control for manufacturing, industrial and packaging, as well as automotive/EV applications. Conference topics will include improving motor efficiency and reliability, regulatory and safety issues, testing standards and programs, emerging and high-growth applications, developing and pairing motor and drive systems, and improving loss prediction and calculation.

About Calnetix Technologies

Calnetix Technologies, LLC (“Calnetix”), headquartered in Cerritos, Calif., is focused on Innovation That Drives Industries®. The company specializes in high-performance, high-speed motor generators and best-in-class advanced magnetic bearings and control systems. Calnetix’s patented, underlying technologies, which have been in use since the company’s inception in 1998, have made Calnetix a world leader in the design and production of high-speed machines. The company’s overall technology portfolio and system integration capabilities have led to development and production contracts with industry leaders and the start of many successful subsidiaries that focus on unique niche markets. For more information, please visit

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