Harshad Mehta, Ph.D.
President / CEO
Dr. Harshad Mehta has served as the Chairman of the board of directors, President, and Chief Executive Officer since founding Silicon Power Corporation after acquiring a high power semiconductor group and associated technology from General Electric in April 1994. He also acquired Harris Power Devices Group in 1998.
From 1983 to 1994, Dr. Mehta was a Project Manager at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), an nationally recognized independent non-profit institution conducting research on electric power, at which he managed projects related to advanced power electronics, robotics and sensor technologies.
Dr. Mehta received a B.S. in Physics, Chemistry and Math and a M.S. in Physics from Vikram University, India, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida.
His accomplishments include:
• 2014 IEEE PES Nari Hingorani Custom Power Award
• R&D 100 award from R&D Magazine
Power Systems Engineering Manager
David Syracuse joined Silicon Power Corporation in 2010 as a Senior Power Electronics Engineer in the systems group where he manages projects that are part of global smart-grid. He is responsible for the design and implementation of major government and industrial funded projects.
Prior to joining Silicon Power, Mr. Syracuse was the Sr. Power Electronics/Magnetics/Reliability Engineer at Danfoss Turbocor Compressors.
David received his A.A.S. degree from S.U.N.Y./E.C.C. in 1974 and B.E.E. from S.U.N.Y at Buffalo in electronics and minors in math and physics in 1977.