Future Challenges and Incoming Solutions in the Global Catalyst-based Emission Control Area


Biography: Andrew P. Walker

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.

In 1991, he then joined Johnson Matthey at their Research Centre near Oxford in the UK, where he worked for 8 years in the field of automotive catalysis. In 1999 he moved to JM’s European Development Centre near Cambridge 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 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.