SAE 2014 New Energy Vehicle Forum

September 24-26, 2014

Shanghai, China

Crowne Plaza Shanghai Anting Golf


Plenary Session

Dr. Zhenxing Fu Dr. Zhenxing Fu (Confirmed) Director, Powertrain Systems SAIC Motors
Dr. Zhenxing Fu currently is Director of Powertrain Systems, SAIC Motors. Prior to joining SAIC Motors, he was a technical specialist, technical fellow and manager, technical specialist at DaimlerChrysler Co, Visteon, and Ford Motor Co, respectively. He has over 15 year experiences in the development of hybrid and electric powertrain systems specializing in energy storage, energy transmission, and energy conversion systems, as well as vehicle torque security and high voltage safety. He has published over 35 technical papers in the field and hold 6 US patents. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of Sigma Xi.

Dr. Andrew Burke Dr. Andrew Burke (confirmed) Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California. Dr. Burke holds B.S. and M.S. degrees in Applied Mathematics from Carnegie Institute of Technology, a M.A. degree in Aerospace Engineering and a Ph.D. in Aerospace and Mechanical Sciences from Princeton University. Since 1974, his career work has involved many aspects of electric and hybrid vehicle design, analysis, and testing. Dr. Burke has authored over 120 reports and papers on electric and hybrid vehicles, batteries, and ultra-capacitors. He joined the Research Faculty of the Institute of Transportation Studies at UC Davis in July 1994. He has performed research on and taught graduate courses on advanced electric driveline technologies specializing on batteries, ultra capacitors, fuel cells, and hybrid vehicle design, control and simulation.

Dr. ZhiXing Wu Dr. ZhiXing Wu
Vice President
China Automotive Technology Research Center (CATARC) Dr. Wu graduated in Internal Combustion Engine at Henan University of Science and Technology in 1984 and entered Luoyang Tractor Institute(LTI) as a R&D engineer in internal combustion engine department, after 3years study in Jilin University, he got his Master Degree in internal combustion engine in 1990 and enter LTI again. With a PhD in Internal Combustion Engine at Jiangsu University in 1997, He began working with CATARC, China Automotive Technology and Research Center, for 16 years followed by an R&D of diesel engine career at Luoyang Tractor Institute under Ministry of mechanical Engineering for 10 years. In CATARC, He had done about 4 years research work on emission control and energy saving in road vehicles and alternative fuel vehicles and one year study work on automobile standardization as a chief engineer. After that, He had run an EV company under CATARC as Chief engineer and CEO for almost 10 years focus on BEV and HEV research and production. Now he is vice president of CATARC in Charge of R&D work of whole CATARC and the director of Standard sub-committee of Electric Vehicle of the State. During the 16 years working in CATARC, as member of the expert group of electric vehicle of MOST and MIIT, he has participated in several plan work on 863 R&D programs of MOST and Long term plan of New Energy Vehicle Plan of MIIT and lots of incentive policies research related to new energy vehicles as a consulting expert.

Dusan Graovac Dusan Graovac
Head of System Engineering
After finishing University, Dr. Graovac started his professional career in teaching and research at Chair for Power Electronics, Institute for Power- and Electronics Engineering, University of Novi Sad, Serbia in 1995, where his focus was on grid connected power electronics and electric drives. Early 2001. he moved to Germany, where for 5 years he was Research & Development head for Tier 1 companies in power electronics applications like electric motor drives, railway, automotive, airborne systems and superconductors (Baldor Motors and Drives, Atena-MTU, Transtechnik GmbH & Co KG). Graovac joined Infineon Technologies beginning of 2006. First 3.5 years he spent as Principal Engineer for Automotive Application Engineering. Next station of his professional life was Head of Product Marketing for business line Electric Drive Train, Automotive, with global marketing responsibility for Infineon's power products for Hybrid- and Electric Vehicles. Beginning 2013, he was appointed as Head of System Engineering for Automotive Division of Infineon Technologies AG.

Christian Pronovost Christian Pronovost
Product Strategy Manager
Christian Pronovost received a B.S. degree from École Polytechnique de Montréal in Canada in 1992. Mr. Pronovost has been with TM4 since 1998 as senior electrical engineer. He has been involved in the design of the core technology of current motors and inverters for automotive electric powertrain technologies. He is currently working as Product Strategy Manager for TM4's product line; he is acting as lead product engineer defining market needs and innovative solutions.

Thomas Puza Thomas Puza
Director of Applications Engineering
Thomas Puza is Director of Applications Engineering of Maxwell with over 25 years of experience in the automotive electronics and energy storage industries driving revenue growth, market development, product development and profitability in a variety of general management, engineering and operations leadership positions. He spent over 25 years in increasing roles of responsibility at Delphi Electronics & Safety and General Motors including three years resident in Japan where he directed Asia Pacific engineering. Upon his return, he directed the global engineering activities of Delphi's Entertainment and Communications business introducing a number of innovative new products and leading a global staff of engineers. Later he led the P&L for Global Telematics and North/South American Entertainment and Communications business where he rejuvenated Delphi's OEM telematics business, built growth positions with European and Japanese OEM's and turned around unprofitable South American operations. He is a big believer in customer focus, technology application and high performance teams. Thomas earned a Masters in Business Administration from University of Michigan, Ross School of Business and a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering at Kettering University.

Day One Technology Track

Tom Van Bellinghen Tom Van Bellinghen
Marketing & Sales Director Umicore Rechargeable Battery Materials
Tom Van Bellinghen joined Umicore in 2009 as the Marketing & Sales Director taking care of Umicore's Rechargeable Battery Materials business. Working out of the Umicore HQ in Brussels, he divides his time between Belgium and Asia. Since 2012, he is also responsible for purchasing of raw materials within Umicore Rechargeable Battery Materials. Previously, Tom was a business Development Manager at Intel, and the Country Manger Benelux for Flir Systems. Tom Van Bellinghen holds a Master of Science degree in Electromechanical Engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven and obtained a degree in Business Administration from the Leuven Graduate School for Business Studies.

Markus Hackman Markus Hackman
P3 automotive GmbH
M.Eng. Markus Hackmann is leading the e-mobility group at P3 of around 100 technology consultants since 8 years. He has consulted various customers in the world within the automotive and energy sector due to his longstanding expertise in the field of Lithium batteries, charging of electric vehicles and brought 6 electric cars into the market. Mr. Hackmann graduated at Newcastle University.

David Wood David Wood
Senior Staff Scientist and the Fuel Cell Technologies Program Manager
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
David Wood is researching advanced processing methods, manufacturing science, and materials characterization for secondary lithium ion batteries and low-temperature fuel cells in Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). He is a well-known polymer electrolyte fuel cell (PEFC) researcher with an industrial and academic career that spanned from 1995 to 2009. From 1997 to 2002, he was employed by General Motors Corporation and SGL Carbon Group, excelling at applied R&D related to automotive and stationary PEFC technology. Later work (2003-2009) at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Cabot Corporation focused on elucidation of key chemical degradation mechanisms, development of accelerated testing methods, and component development. He also specializes in experimental design, materials characterization, mass-transport phenomena, porous media characterization, surface chemistry, electrode preparation, corrosion analysis of thin films, and electrochemical measurement techniques. He was part of two LANL research teams that won the DOE Hydrogen Program R&D Award for outstanding achievement in 2005 and 2009. He was also part of the Cabot Corporation Direct Methanol Fuel Cell team, which won the Samuel W. Bodman Award for Excellence in 2008. Dr. Wood was recently the 2011 winner of the ORNL Early Career Award for Engineering Accomplishment and led a team that won both a 2013 R&D 100 award and 2014 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) award with Porous Power Technologies. Dr. Wood has 9 issued patents and patent applications, 33 refereed journal articles and transactions papers, 2 book chapters, 60 technical presentations, and a personal publication impact factor of 70.3. Since 2009, he has managed an average annual ORNL budget of $6-8M related to hydrogen infrastructure issues, polymer electrolyte fuel cells, and lithium ion batteries.

Steven Cai Steven Cai
Assistant to CEO
China Amperex Technology Ltd
Steven Cai is currently working at Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited as the director of engineering responsible for the design and validation of li-ion battery systems for EV and grid applications. In recent years, Steven has been actively involved in China's battery related standard setting activities and is well respected as one of the battery systems expert in China. Prior to joining CATL in 2012, Steven held a management position at General Motors North America Engineering Center, responsible for the design and release of GM's PHEV and EV battery packs. He has 20 years of automotive experience with a focus of li-ion battery in the past 7 years.

TaeKyun Kim TaeKyun Kim
Sales Director for Asia
Umicore Rechargeable Battery Materials
TaeKyun Kim joined Umicore in 2004 and took a position of sales managers for broader range of products such as brazing alloys, contact materials and sputtering targets. In 2010 he joined to the business unit "Rechargeable Battery Materials" and now he is leading sales activities in Asia for its cathode materials. According to Umicore's business strategy he is actively promoting NMC materials for automotive Li-ion batteries and trying to find the way to contribute the growth of electric vehicle industry. He majored in materials engineering in SungKyunKwan University and graduated in 1996.

Day Two Technology Track

Thomas Reinhold WECK Thomas Reinhold WECK
AVL GmbH (confirmed)
Thomas Reinhold WECK joined AVL Graz/Austria in 2010 as E/E & Powertrain Integration Manager of Powertrain and Hybrid System. Prior to joining AVL Graz/Austria, Thomas Reinhold WECK has served as Transmission & Powertrain Development Engineer, PD, FORD Cologne/ Germany & FORD Dunton/England. And then Senior Engineer, Global Vehicle Dynamics, Advance Engineering, and Supervisor, Vehicle Control Systems / Vehicle Dynamics, PD, FORD Cologne/Germany. From 2006 through 2010, Thomas Reinhold WECK had served as the Supervisor, Electrical Development, PD, FORD Melbourne/Australia, and Product Manager & Team Leader, Transmission Integration, AVL Graz/Austria.

Keith Wilson Keith Wilson
Project Manager, Technical Programs, Global Ground Vehicle Standards
Keith is a Project Manager for Technical Programs at SAE International. Keith coordinates projects and standards activities related to advanced vehicle technologies. He is involved in developing innovative business strategies surrounding various vehicle technologies such as advanced vehicle safety systems, connected vehicle technology, electro-mobility (including hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and lithium ion battery systems), chassis systems and materials/processes. Keith's role at SAE International also includes responsibility for new industry business initiatives including obtaining funding support for verification of new industry standards and the management of government and industry cooperative research programs. Prior to joining SAE International, Keith has served in automotive engineering and technical leadership positions, including Engineering Group Manager, General Motors Automotive Safety Center. Keith managed engineering/technical groups responsible for supporting product litigation activities and product defect investigations. In addition, Keith served as Manager, Vehicle Crash Test Operations, for GM Safety and Restraints Center. Keith earned a Master of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University, a Bachelor Degree in Business Management from Cleary University and a Degree in Applied Science from Oakland College.

Erol Gürocak Erol Gürocak
Dipl. Wirt.-Ing.
Erol Gürocak operates as Senior Consultant within the P3 Group since 2010. He has consulted various customers within the automotive and energy sector due to his longstanding expertise in the field of charging infrastructure and charging performance as well as in the development of distribution strategies of electrical vehicles. Since then, he has supervised multiple projects in Europe, in the USA, in China and in Japan. Erol Gürocak graduated from RWTH Aachen University as Industrial Engineer (Dipl. Wirt.-Ing.) and specialized in automotive engineering.

Erik Spek Erik Spek
Chief Engineer
TÜV SÜD Canada
Mr. Spek is a member of the global TÜV SÜD third party testing services organization for cell and battery manufacturers, vehicle OEMs and utility grid users of energy storage systems. He is also a consultant in the field of energy storage systems focusing on applications, verification testing, cell and battery production facilities safety and sodium ion battery development. Mr. Spek is co-holder of a patent for next generation sodium metal chloride architecture for low cost and very high energy density. He has authored articles on Weibull statistics for battery life and BEV range modeling and has been active in the battery industry since 1984. Mr. Spek is a member of SAE International and is a Certified Manufacturing Engineer with SME. He received an M.A.Sc. from the University of Waterloo and is a registered Professional Engineer in Ontario, Canada.

Dr. Chendong Huang Dr. Chendong Huang (Confirmed)
Deputy General Manager New Energy Vehicle & Technique Management Division
SAIC Motor Corporation
Dr. Chendong Huang received Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, USA. After graduated, he joined in AMPs, Inc. (a Lockheed Martin subsidiary) as Senior Engineer and involved in NASA Ice & Fire program. Later on, he joined in Ford Motor Company. He started as project Engineer, then promoted to Technical Expert. He has led Ford Fuel cell vehicle development from 2000 till 2008. In 2008 he joined in SAIC Motor Corporation as Director of Fuel Cell Vehicle and Program Management. He has led SAIC Fuel Cell Vehicle and Fuel Cell Bus program including 2010 Shanghai Expo program. In 2010, he was promoted to Deputy General Manager, New Energy Vehicle Division of SAIC Motor. He has received several awards from Ford Motor Company. He was the owner of several US patents and published many journal articles. He received SAIC Motor's President Award in 2009 and Shanghai Mayor Expo Achievement Award in 2010. In 2011, he was award Shanghai Thousands Returnee Plan. Since 2011, he has led National Innovation Engineering Program on Fuel Cell Vehicle Development. He is also leading 2014-2106 MOST's Fuel Cell Technology Development program.

Prof Li Jianqiu Prof Li Jianqiu
Professor of the Department of Automotive Engineering
Tsinghua University
Dr. Li Jianqiu, Professor of the Department of Automotive Engineering, Tsinghua University, member of IEEE, SAE and CSAE. He received his double B.S. (ICE & Automatic Control Engineering) in 1995, got his Ph.D. (Power Machine and Engineering) in 2000, Tsinghua University. In 2004 he was the visitor of RWTH-Aachen, Germany. His main research is focus on the electronic and control system of automotive powertrain. Currently he is the team leader of Fuelcell City Bus Program supported by MOST and Beijing Government. He obtained 2 times of National Invention Award (Class 2), the Award of Outstanding Young Scientist of Chinese Automotive Industry, and the Mao Yi-sheng Beijing Young Scientist Award. He has published about 120 papers and about 80 papers were cited by SCI/EI.

Fred Joseck Fred Joseck
Department of Energy, DOE of United State
Fred Joseck is the Lead Technology Analyst of the U.S. Department of Energy Fuel Cell Technologies Office. He is responsible for all aspects of system analyses. He directs energy, environmental and economic analyses and provides recommendations on critical technical and financial decisions. Prior to joining DOE in 2004, he was employed in the petroleum refining and petrochemical industry for 28 years. During his career, he has held various engineering, operations and managerial positions. He has a B.S. degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and a Masters in Business Administration from Widener University.

Jun Zhu Jun Zhu
Senior Technical Staff Member & Senior Manager
IBM Research - China (CRL)
Jun ZHU is a Senior Technical Staff Member and Senior Manager at IBM Research - China (CRL) in Shanghai heading the Smart Mobility Analytics research division. He joined IBM CRL after graduation from Shanghai JiaoTong University in 2001, and has been focused on a couple of leading edge research projects including model-driven business process analytics, cloud-based service delivery platform, analytics-driven testing planning & optimization, and connected vehicle service platform & data analytics solutions. Most of the projects above were awarded the Technical Accomplishments and Outstanding Technical Accomplishment of IBM, and he has received IBM OTAA and RDA awards personally. Mr. Zhu is an IBM Master Inventor with more than 50 patents filed. He has published more than 30 papers in top international conferences and journals.

Dr. WeiWei  Xiong Dr. WeiWei Xiong
Project Manager
Dr. Weiwei Xiong graduated from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 2009, received his Ph.D. in engineering vehicles. Now he is working for ETAS Automotive Technology ( Shanghai ) Co., Ltd. ( Bosch Group) As New Energy Project Department project manager, in charge of the promotion of new energy automotive business and project management. Prior to joining the Bosch Group, he served as the development manager and project manager in electric vehicle research and development center of Chinese Academy of Science and General Electric. Dr. Weiwei Xiong has 8 years' working experience on development and management in the field of hybrid / electric vehicle system structure, vehicle controllers and battery management systems.

Richard Byczek Richard Byczek
Global Technical Lead, Electric Vehicle & Energy Storage
Rich Byczek is the global technical lead for electric vehicle and energy storage at Intertek. He has 19 years of experience in product development and validation testing, ten of which have been spent at Intertek. Rich is also an expert in the areas of energy storage, audio equipment and EMC. Rich sits on several SAE, IEC, UL and ANSI standards panels. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University in Southfield, Michigan, and is based at the Intertek facility located in Plymouth, Michigan.

Andrew Daga Andrew Daga
Andrew Daga is the CEO and co-Founder of Momentum Dynamics, and a co-inventor of its wireless charging technology. He is a voting member of the SAE J-2954 (Society of Automotive Engineers) taskforce committee on wireless charging interoperability, and a co-chair of the commercial vehicle applications sub-committee of J-2954. He also serves on several related SAE committees which have common standard-setting interests related to wireless charging, including J-247, which has responsibility for Communication between Plug-in Vehicles and the Utility Grid. Mr. Daga has diverse professional background that includes senior corporate management for a major software company (Bentley Systems); Senior Project Engineer for major civil engineering and construction engineering firms (Raytheon, Gilbane) where he worked on diverse projects ranging from factory mega-construction projects to the design of power generation complexes in the US and Thailand.

With Master's degree research at the University of North Dakota, and additional thesis work, Mr. Daga has also served as a consultant to NASA and major aerospace companies (Boeing, Lockheed), and the US Department of Defense, for a range of projects and studies, including work on the solar power array mast canister mechanism and structure for the International Space Station (shown above). This work was completed for Lockheed under extraordinary time and budget pressures and delivered in time for a major NASA Critical Design Review, which involved a clever mass-reduction strategy that leveraged the EVA capabilities of astronauts. He has also completed additional work on NASA's Constellation program working with Boeing, and is a recognized expert on astronaut human factors and system design. A study for the DOD on space-based solar power led to the original research for methods to reduce mass by substituting a novel technology for wirelessly transmitting power in space-based projects.

Day Two Technology Business Development Track

Professor Palocz-Andresen Professor Palocz-Andresen
Professor Palocz-Andresen studied mechanical engineering and energy systems at the TU Mining Academy Freiberg. Finishing his PhD in 1978, he later became a scientist at the University of Karlsruhe at the Engler-Bunte-Institute and received his habiliation in 1993. For Maihak AG, Hamburg, he was the head of Environmental Application Analysis. He has been a whole professor for Environment and Climate Protection at the University West Hungary Sopron (Oedenburg) since 2005. For the Leuphana University Lueneburg (Germany) he has been a visiting professor for Sustainable Transportation since 2011. At the TU Budapest he has been a visiting professor since 1997 and at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University he has been a visiting professor since March 2014. Professor Palocz-Andresen holds 50 German and 3 international patents, which are registered in approximately 40 countries. He directed 35 technical-scientific projects in mobility research, energy industry, gas supply and water and waste water analysis technology, and in micro measurement techniques and in the climate protection. He is the author of about 200 publications and citations in several countries of the World. Since 2006, he has written 5 books, such as "OBD and OBM Technology in the Automotive, Airplane and Ship Industry" (SAE, Warrendale USA 2012) and "Decreasing Fuel Consumption and Exhaust Gas Emissions in the Transportation" (Springer, Heidelberg Germany 2013). The last one will be published by China Machine Press in September 2014.

Professor ZiYang Lou Professor ZiYang Lou
Shanghai JiaoTong University, China
Dr. Lou Ziyang, is currently an Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at the School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiaotong University China. He obtained his Ph. D in Mar. 2007, and got his Bachelor degree from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology (DLUT) in 2001. His current research focuses on the development of landfill technology with low emission, energy recovery from waste biomass, the on site land processing system for high strength waste water, sewage sludge treatment and resources reuse, and waste and climate from LCA perspective. Dr. Lou is the author of 83 peer-review publications, including 30 international papers (SCI) and 3 books as well. He has been awarded for 7 times, including the first, second and third prizes each from the central people's government of the PRC, the ministry of construction of PRC, Jiangxi Province, PRC and Shanghai Government, PRC, respectively.

Guozhong Guo Guozhong Guo
Minhang branch of Shanghai Hangsome Intellectual Property Agency co
Lawyer,Patent attorney, Trademark attorney, Technology broker, the responsible person of Minhang branch of Shanghai Hangsome Intellectual Property Agency co., LTD, the president of Shanghai Keycreate Intellectual Property Agency co., LTD, the specially-invited expert of the intellectual property rights school of SJTU, the council of Minhang Association For The Protection Of Intellectual Property, has very rich practical experience in writing documents of domestic patent application , applying for patents and defense as well as plenty of experience in PCT patent applications for international stage and foreign patent application. He has been dealing with more than 6000 patent applications , more than 100 foreign patent applications , more than 1000 trademark applications and about 100 trademark review cases.

Also, as a intellectual property lawyer, he has handled many influential cases of invalid patents and patent infringement including the Iphone camera driving device patent infringement case and Typhoon Shelter trademark patent infringement case.

Prof. Xi Zhang Ph.D. Prof. Xi Zhang Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Institute of Automotive Engineering
Shanghai JiaoTong University, China
Prof. Xi Zhang received his Bachelor, Master and Ph.D. degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2002, 2004 and 2007, respectively. He joined the University of Michigan-Dearborn as a post doctor in 2007. He is now an associate professor at the Institute of Automotive Engineering of Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research interests include automotive electronics, EV electric drive systems, battery management systems, etc. He has published a Springer monograph, a textbook and over 40 research papers. The funding of the projects he contributed has been over $10,000,000. He is now an IEEE Senior Member, Editorial Board Member of International Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, and New Energy Power Conversion Technology Committee Member of China Power Supply Society.

Edward Zhou Edward Zhou
Senior PR Manager BYD Overseas Group
Mr. Edward Zhou joined BYD in 2008, and has been assigned as the Assistant to BYD Senior Vice President from 2009 to 2010 while he took over the responsibility for Public Relations ever since 2009 till now.

Asher Bennett Asher Bennett
Teva Motors Ltd
An experienced entrepreneur with more than 18 years of experience in electric vehicles, devising and implementing high value-added production and supply solutions.

Currently the Funder and CEO of Teva Motors Ltd, a UK based company supplying range-extended truck, an advanced low emission and low cost of ownership solution to logistical companies, chain stores and etc. The company is addressing the medium-duty (GVW 7.5T) urban back-to-base truck market - a £4.5 billion, 150,000 unit market in the EU alone.

Co-founded Evida, a provider of energy solutions for the EV market; an online construction management software company; and Cyota, an online anti-fraud software company, which was sold for $145m. Former submarine naval officer, first in class in Israeli Naval Academy. MBA from IMD, Switzerland.

Day Three Technology Transfer Symposium

Professor Palocz-Andresen Professor Palocz-Andresen
Professor Palocz-Andresen studied mechanical engineering and energy systems at the TU Mining Academy Freiberg. Finishing his PhD in 1978, he later became a scientist at the University of Karlsruhe at the Engler-Bunte-Institute and received his habiliation in 1993. For Maihak AG, Hamburg, he was the head of Environmental Application Analysis. He has been a whole professor for Environment and Climate Protection at the University West Hungary Sopron (Oedenburg) since 2005. For the Leuphana University Lueneburg (Germany) he has been a visiting professor for Sustainable Transportation since 2011. At the TU Budapest he has been a visiting professor since 1997 and at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University he has been a visiting professor since March 2014. Professor Palocz-Andresen holds 50 German and 3 international patents, which are registered in approximately 40 countries. He directed 35 technical-scientific projects in mobility research, energy industry, gas supply and water and waste water analysis technology, and in micro measurement techniques and in the climate protection. He is the author of about 200 publications and citations in several countries of the World. Since 2006, he has written 5 books, such as "OBD and OBM Technology in the Automotive, Airplane and Ship Industry" (SAE, Warrendale USA 2012) and "Decreasing Fuel Consumption and Exhaust Gas Emissions in the Transportation" (Springer, Heidelberg Germany 2013). The last one will be published by China Machine Press in September 2014.

Mr.Liang Xu Mr.Liang Xu
Mr. Liang Xu graduated from School of Environmental Science and Engineering of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and got his master degree from the international program Environmental Governance at Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg, Since his studies in Freiburg, he has been China representative of Freiburg GreenCity Initiative and dedicated to transferring German sustainable urban development experiences to Chinese cities, including his ambessedor work at World Expo Shanghai 2010.

Mr. Xu finalized his master thesis on Policy and Financing Analysis of Sustainable Urban Transportation in China with a case study in Hefei, Anhui Province. Meanwhile he was consultant and Sino-German program coordinator at Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, a top thinktank of sustainability in Germany.

In 2012 Mr.Xu joined German Chamber of Commerce Shanghai office and was responsible for Sino-German technology transfer and industry cooperation of greentech industry (renewable energy, energy efficiency, electric mobility, environmental technologies). He operated marketing activities for German technologies and low carbon solutions and coordinated business development, market research and strategic planning for German companies in China.

In 2014 Mr.Xu joined Solarzoom, the largest PV industry online portal in China. He is responsible for marketing and branding of Solarzoom's rooftop PV system e-commerce service for factories and houses.

Dr. Vasco Schirrmacher Dr. Vasco Schirrmacher
Project manager for high voltage applications
Dr. Vasco Schirmacher Joined IAV in 2007 after researching the thermodynamics of carbon condensation processes in stellar winds at the Faculty of Physics at the Technical University of Berlin. First focus of his work in the automotive industry was the simulation of combustion engines aimed at methodology development for model based calibration of ECUs in IAV's office in Tokyo, Japan. Since 2012, Dr. Schirrmacher works in IAV's Shanghai Office for the competence center E-Mobility with focus on HV battery development for BEV and PHEV.

Prof. Chengliang Yin Prof. Chengliang Yin
Vice Director of Automotive Engineering Research Institute
Shanghai JiaoTong University, China
Prof. Chengliang Yin received his Bachelor degree from Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 1986, and received his Master and PhD degrees from Jilin University of Technology in 1996 and 2000, respectively. He joined the School of Mechanical and Power Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) as a Full Professor and Doctoral Supervisor in 2004, and a vice director of Automotive Engineering Research Institute at SJTU since 2006. His research interests include HEV, BEV integration and development, HEV transmission system technology, battery management system and HESS technology, automotive electronic control technology, HEV test standards, etc. So far he has published over 100 publications and been in charge of over 30 major research projects. He is also an editorial member of International Journal of Powertrain (IJPT), evaluation expert for Chinese Education Ministry and Chinese S&T Ministry, EVS technical committee member etc.

Huang Cheng, Ph.D Huang Cheng, Ph.D
Deputy director in Atmospheric Environmental Institute
Shanghai Academy of Environmental Sciences
Huang Cheng, Ph.D, senior engineer, graduated from automobile department of Tongji University. Now he is the deputy director in Atmospheric Environmental Institute of Shanghai Academy of Environmental Sciences. He works on vehicle pollution control and air pollutant emission studies. In these years, he conducted almost 20 projects from Ministry of environmental protection (MEP), Shanghai science and technology committee (SSTC), Shanghai construction and transportation committee (SCTC) and Shanghai environmental protection bureau (SEPB), respectively. In his studies, he erected real world vehicle emission measurement system, built dynamic vehicle emission model and vehicle pollution control polices analysis. The research outcomes were awarded by Shanghai municipal policy-making and consultant prize. He publically presses 30 papers, including 8 SCI papers.

Lin Hui, PhD Lin Hui, PhD
Director of Technology
Property Rights Transaction
Dr. Lin Hui holds Bachelor's Degree of Biological Sciences, Master of Laws and a PhD in Sciences, and is a Senior Engineer and Technology Consultant. Now he is Director of Technology Property Rights Transaction and Operation and General Manager of SUAEE. Dr. Lin has long been undertaking theoretical research and practices of technological property rights transaction, commercialization of research findings, protection of IPRs and technology management. He is also in charge of related research on various subjects of different levels, and participates the research and drafting of related national, provincial and departmental policies, and facilitate technology M&As for domestic and abroad enterprises as well as science and technology program financing.