Gary W. Rogers, President & CEO, FEV, Inc.
Gary W. Rogers is President and Chief Executive Officer, FEV, Inc., and Executive Vice President (Geschäftsführer), FEV Motorentechnik, GmbH. His previous positions have included: Director, Power Plant Engineering Services Division and Senior Analytical Engineer, Failure Analysis Associates, Inc.; Design Development Engineer, Garrett Turbine Engine Company; and Exploration Geophysicist, Shell Oil Company.He has extensive experience in research, design, and development of advanced engine and power systems including homogeneous and direct injected gasoline engines, high speed direct injection (HSDI) passenger car diesel engines, heavy-duty diesel engines, hybrid vehicle systems, gas turbines, pumps and compressors. He has also directed both research and production development of engines and power systems utilizing renewable and alternative fuels including ethanol, methanol, biodiesel, Fischer-Tropsch-derived and gaseous fuels. He provides corporate leadership for a multinational research, design and development organization specializing in engines and energy systems. Rogers is a 32 year member the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and a Fellow Grade Member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). He sits on the Executive Management Committee which founded the SAE North American International Powertrain Conference. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Advisory Board to the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan and is a member of the President's Advisory Board of Clemson University. He has served as a member of several committees under the National Academy of Sciences, most recently the NRC Fuel Economy of Light Duty Vehicles Committee, and previously supported the Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, as a peer reviewer of the NHTSA CAFE Model. He earned a Master of Engineering (Mechanical), University of Colorado; a B.S.M.E. from Northern Arizona University and received his Professional Engineer registration in Mechanical Engineering from the State of Arizona.