Power Electronics: Are HEV and EV Market Changes Affecting Power Electronics?

Author(s)/Presenter(s)

Thomas C. Goesch is the Director of Manutacturing and Hybrid Engineering for Remy, Inc.. In this position Goesch is responsible for oversight of the team responsible for Manufacturing engineering and the team working development and deployment of electric motor solutions for use in automotive, truck, and other vehicle applications. He reports to the Senior Vice-president of Engineering, Debra Poppas.

Prior to Goesch’s current position with Remy, he spent 33 years with Delphi’s Electronics and Safety division in various management and Engineering positions. He was previously Managing Director for the Power Electronics Business Unit for Delphi Electronics and Safety In this position he is responsible for Delphi global team in the U.S., Singapore, and Luxembourg developing and manufacturing products used in automotive powertrain electrification. He was the product line manager for Diesel Powertrain Controls. In earlier assignments, he served as product line manager for Instrumentation and Displays, interim director of Systems and Software Engineering, and Chief Engineer for Delphi’s Liverpool, England operations. Goesch also lead the Delphi engineering team that introduced the world’s first automotive Head Up display in 1988.

From 2010 to April, 2012, Goesch also served as the Vice-president of Engineering and Customer Groups for Enerdel, Inc., a manufacturer of lithium-ion energy storage systems.

Goesch began his automotive career in 1976 as a summer intern at the former AC Spark Plug Division of General Motors (GM) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Goesch earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering in 1977 and a master’s degree in business administration in 1983 from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Tom is an avid classic car collector and photographer.