Keynote speakers

The IEEE VPPC 2018 organization committee is glad to announce the plenary speakers.

Martin “Marty” Cooper, Father of the Cell Phone – Tuesday, Aug. 28th
(Speaker’s biography, available here)

Martin “Marty” Cooper,
Father of the Cell Phone

MOBILITY AND THE CONTINUED IMPORTANCE OF EFFICIENCY – Tuesday, Aug. 28th
(Abstract and Speaker’s biography, available here)

Ann M. Schlenker,
Director of the Center for Transportation Research 
Argonne National Laboratory

Julius Knapp, Chief of the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET) – Tuesday, Aug. 28th
(Speaker’s biography, available here)

Julius Knapp,
Chief of the FCC’s Office of Engineering and Technology (OET)

ON FUTURE MOBILITY – Thursday, Aug. 30th
(Abstract and Speaker’s biography, available here)

Alan Amici,
Vice PResident & Chief Technology Officer, Transportation Solutions, TE Connectivity

OPEN RESEARCH ISSUES FOR A SUSTAINABLE HYDROGEN-ECONOMY – Thursday, Aug. 30th
(Abstract and Speaker’s biography, available here)

Prof. Daniel HISSEL, Ph.D., SM IEEE
Full Professor in Fuel Cell Systems – Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comte, France
Director, FCLAB Research Federation, CNRS, Belfort, France
Head, SHARPAC research team, FEMTO-ST, CNRS, Belfort, France
Scientific Advisor, H2SYS, France
Chair, IEEE VTS French Chapter

THERMAL MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY CONCERNS FOR LI-ION BATTERIES IN ELECTRIC MOBILITY AND AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES APPLICATIONS – Thursday, Aug. 30th
(Abstract and Speaker’s biography, available here)

Said Al-Hallaj, Ph.D.
CEO, AllCell Technologies, LLC
Visiting Research Professor of Chemical Engineering
University of Illinois at Chicago

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