Committees

Who is involved?

Organizing Committee

General Chair

  • Phillip Kollmeyer, McMaster University

General Co-Chair

  • Scott Hotz, Southwest Research Institute

Program Chair

  • Fei Gao, University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard

Program Co-Chair

  • Liang Du, Temple University

Assistant Program Chair

  • Jennifer Bauman, McMaster University

Finance Chair and Treasurer

  • Liang Du, Temple University

Publication Chair

  • Michael Eull, University of Strathclyde

Publication Co-Chairs

  • Fei Lu, Drexel University

Panels Chair

  • Pier Giuseppe Anselma, Nissan Formula E

Panel Organizers

  • Keyur Patel – Nexteer Automotive
  • Woongkul Lee – Michigan State University

Short Courses/Tutorials Chairs

  • Elena Breaz, University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard
  • Liwei Zhou, Columbia University

Keynotes Chair

  • Huazhen Fang, University of Kansas

Keynotes Co-Chair

  • Matthias Preindl, Columbia University

Social Chair

  • Mitch Marks, HBK

Awards Chair

  • TBD

Automotive Industry Liaison Chairs

  • Dhafar Al-Ani, Stellantis N.V.
  • Ryan Ahmed, General Motors
  • Mohamad Berri, Ford Motor Company
  • Lihua Chen, Ford
  • David Cottini, Powersys-JMAG
  • Michael Degner, Ford Motor Company
  • Suresh Gopalakrishnan, General Motors
  • Oliver Gross, Stellantis N.V.
  • Paul Larsen, ANSYS
  • Konstantinos Laskaris, Tesla Motors
  • Tracy Moon, Tridus Magnetics and Assemblies
  • Joe Palazzolo, GKN Driveline
  • Jon Poponea, Robert Bosch LLC
  • Kumar Rajasekhara, Marsilli
  • Jason T. Schug, Ricardo Strategic Consulting
  • Miaosen Shen, NIO
  • Nachiket Vader, Rivian Automotive, LLC
  • Sanjaka Wirasingha, Valeo
  • Bin Wu, Mercedes-Benz R&D
  • Hong Yang, Uber Advanced Technologies Group
  • Weimin Zhang, Apple

Aerospace Industry Liaison Chairs

  • Yue Cao, Oregon State University
  • Jiangbiao He, University of Kentucky
  • Lijun He, GE Global Research
  • Kamiar Karimi, The Boeing Company
  • Sayeed Mir, Eaton Aerospace
  • Waleed Said, Zunum Aero
  • Bulent Sarlioglu, WEMPEC, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Herb Schlickenmaier, HS Advanced Concepts

Off-Road Vehicle Industry Liaison Chair

  • Jalpa Shah, Eaton
    Long Wu, John Deere

Fuel Cell Industry Liaison Chair

  • Fei Gao, University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard

Electric Utilities Liaison Chair

  • Hossein Ghassempouraghamolki, Eaton

Intelligent Transportation Liaison Chair

  • Zonggen Yi, Idaho National Laboratory

Battery Industry Liaison Chairs

  • Said Al-Hallaj, All Cell Technologies
  • Pavel Dutov, LG Chem

Women in Engineering (WIE) Chair

  • TBD

Young Professionals Chair

  • FNU Nishanth, WEMPEC, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Power Electronics and Motor Drives Track Chairs

  • Peng Zhang, General Motors
  • Radha Krishna Moorthy, Oak Ridge National Lab
  • Lizhi Qu, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
  • Qichen Yang, Florida State University
  • Ludovico Ortombina, University of Padova

Electric Machines and Actuators Track Chairs

  • Hao Ding, Work in Rivian
  • Hang Dai, Work in General Electric
  • Romina Rodriguez, Mcmaster University
  • Diego F. Valencia, Stellantis
  • Sreedevi Krishnan, Ansys

Powertrain: Design, Thermal Management, Packaging, and Optimization Track Chairs

  • Hassan Shabbir, Magna Powertrain of America, Inc.
  • Pier-Giuseppe Anselma, Nissan Formula-E, France
  • Xiangyu Han, Tesla
  • Poria Fajri, University of Nevada, Reno


Battery, Fuel Cell and Energy Storage Systems Track Chairs

  • Zheng Liu, University of illinois
  • Zhixue Zheng, University Institute of Technology (IUT) of Thionville-Yutz, France
  • Chanyeop Park, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • Ali Zenati, Saft Batteries
  • Hengzhao Yang, Shanghai Tech

Electric, Hybrid Electric, Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle System Architectures and Control Track Chairs

  • Ankit Patel, University of Minho, Portugal
  • Mohsen Rahimian, University of Kashan
  • Xianke Lin, Ontario Tech University
  • Di Zhu, Ford Motor
  • Dianxun Xiao, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)


Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Mobility, and Vehicle Functional Safety Track Chairs

  • Asma Ben Ali, The University of Sfax Faculty of Sciences
  • Chao Huang, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
  • Ji Li, University of Birmingham
  • Lea Pommier, Enedym Inc.

Smart and Micro Grids, EV-Interacting Smart Grid and Electrical Infrastructure Track Chairs

  • Binesh Kumar, Atom Power Inc
  • Junho Hong, University of Michigan
  • Vahid Disfani, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  • Xiaofeng Yang, Beijing Jiaotong University

Electrification of Heavy-Duty and Off-Road Vehicles Track Chairs

  • Benedikt Schmülling, University of Wuppertal, Germany
  • Sumeet Singh, EMWorks Inc., Montreal, Canada
  • Siddharth Ballal, BorgWarner Inc.

Electrical Systems and Components for Sea, Undersea, Air, and Space Vehicles Track Chairs

  • Atriya Biswas, McMaster University
  • Panagiotis Laskaridis, Cranfield University
  • Larry Juang, Amazon Prime Air
  • Tao Yang, The University of Nottingham

Rapid Prototyping, Real-Time Simulation, HIL and SIL for Transportation Electrification Track Chairs

  • Reza Kheirollahi, Drexel University
  • Rishabh Jain, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Battery Chargers: Onboard, Wireless, Fast, and Ultra-Fast Track Chairs

  • Hua Zhang, Rowan University
  • Nil Patel, Concordia University
  • Gautham Ram, TU Delft
  • Zedong Zheng, Tinghua University

Codes, Standards, Policies, and Regulations for Transportation Electrification Track Chairs

Woongkul (Matt) Lee, Michigan State University

Steering Committee

  • Bogdan Borowy, Satcon Technology Corporation
  • Rik DeDoncker, RWTH Aachen University
  • Deepak Divan, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Ali Emadi (Chair), McMaster University
  • Babak Fahimi, University of Texas at Dallas
  • Silva Hiti, Rivian
  • Phil Krein, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • John M. Miller, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Jim Nagashima, Nagashima Advanced Technology Consulting
  • Kaushik Rajashekara, University of Texas at Dallas
  • John Shen, Illinois Institute of Technology
  • Peter Steimer, ABB Switzerland Ltd.
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