SAE 2013 Thermal Management Systems Symposium

October 22-24, 2013

Troy, Michigan, USA


Keynote Speakers

Mircea Gradu Rohit Paranjpe
Director, Powertrain Virtual Analysis Department
Chrysler Group LLC

Rohit Paranjpe is the Director of the Powertrain Virtual Analysis Department at Chrysler Group LLC responsible for simulation of engines, transmissions and drivelines. He has over 25 years of experience in the automotive industry in various roles covering both Powertrain and Vehicle Engineering. Rohit holds a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering from Columbia University, New York. Rohit started his career at General Motors and worked in various roles including as Director in Advanced Vehicle Development - CAE.

Vincent Johnston Vincent Johnston
Manager, Climate Control & Thermal Systems Engineering Tesla Motors

Vincent Johnston, Received his BSE in Aerospace Engineering, from the Univ. Of Michigan in 1989, and MSE in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, from the Univ. Of Michigan in1991. He has been an engineer in the fields of fluid dynamics and thermodynamics analysis and simulation at several notable corporations in his career including Airflow Sciences Corporation, Exa Corporation and The Boeing Company. He joined Tesla Motors in 2007 and currently serves as the manager for Climate Control and Thermal Systems Engineering.