SAE 2014 Heavy-Duty Diesel Emissions Control Symposium

September 17-18, 2014

Gothenburg, Sweden

Elite Park Avenue Hotel

Symposium Organizers

Stefan Fischer Stefan Fischer
Vice President
NGK Europe GmbH

Stefan Fischer has been with NGK since 2005 and is responsible for the HDV and Non-Road business for Particulate Filters and catalyst substrates as well as for the sensor business. Prior to his current position, Fischer was working in different functions at Siemens Catalyst Division and Bosch Central Research Division. He has a Diploma in chemistry, PhD study on metal oxide surfaces for catalysts and gas sensor applications at the Center of Surface Science at the University of Tubingen.

Adolf Schafer-Sindlinger Adolf Schafer-Sindlinger
Technical Manager, Commercial Vehicles & Non-Road Heavy Commercial Vehicles
NGK Europe GmbH

Adolf Schafer-Sindlinger joined NGK in 2002 and was Diesel Account Manager for Product Management and Heavy Commercial Vehicles previous to his current position. Prior to 2002, Adolf worked at Degussa AG. He has a PhD Theses in Organometallic Chemistry from the University of Technology Munich and also Studies in Chemistry, Diploma in Organometallic Chemistry, University of Frankfurt. He has 80 publications, patents and presentations in the field of inorganic chemistry, homogenous/heterogeneous catalysis and exhaust gas emission control (diesel emission control, SCR, DPF, alternative fuels).

Gudmund Smedler Gudmund Smedler
HDD Application Manager
Johnson Matthey

In 2005, Gudmund Smedler re-joined Johnson Matthey as the Technology Manager for Johnson Matthey's heavy duty operations in the European region. He is currently responsible for Heavy Duty Product Development as well as for Customer Applications with directly reporting staff in the UK, Germany and Sweden. Gudmund Smedler was awarded his PhD degree in Chemical Reaction Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden in 1988. Following six years within the Volvo Group, 1988-1993, where he held various specialist and management positions within the fields of combustion and emissions, he worked for Johnson Matthey where he was in charge of diesel emission control product development between 1994 and 1996.

Guy Tremayne Guy Tremayne
Marketing Manager
Emission Control Technologies Business
Johnson Matthey

Guy is currently Marketing Manager for Johnson Matthey's Emission Control Technologies business, and is editor of the Global Emissions Management publication. He is also responsible for the company's retrofit business in Europe, developing markets for the company's CRT® and SCRT® technologies, and for non-road aftertreatment. Guy has over 20 years' experience with Johnson Matthey. He has worked in a variety of commercial roles in the precious metal refining, chemicals, electrochemical catalyst, fuel cell and environmental catalyst sectors. His experience encompasses sales, marketing, strategic planning, and business development. Guy graduated in Business Studies with a BA from Leeds Business School, UK

Andrew Walker Andrew Walker
Heavy Duty Diesel Global Technology Director
Johnson Matthey

In 1991, Andy joined Johnson Matthey's Research Centre and worked for 8 years in the field of automotive catalysis. In 1999 he moved to JM's European Development Centre where he was responsible for coordinating the development of JM's Heavy Duty Diesel technology. In 2004, Andy relocated to the US and was based in Pennsylvania for 5 years, leading JM's global HDD technical activities. In 2009, Andy returned to the UK and is now based at JM's European Development Centre near Cambridge in the role of Heavy Duty Diesel Global Technology Director, leading the development of JM products for the global on-road and non-road HDD markets. Andy completed his first degree in Chemistry at the University of Cambridge in the UK, and stayed in Cambridge for his PhD and PostDoc, both of which were in the area of Catalysis and Surface Science. Andy is the author/co-author of over 70 publications, and in 2006 was awarded the Lloyd L Withrow Distinguished Speaker Award by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). In 2011 he was honoured by being elected SAE Fellow.