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), a 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.
• 2014 IEEE PES Nari Hingorani Custom Power Award
• R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine