Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Design, powertrain, systems, and/or application engineers involved in the design, development and integration of hybrid transmissions and components, improving fuel and energy efficiency of hybrid vehicles, improving hybrid vehicle power performance, and those involved in improving cost efficiency in the design and manufacturing of the hybrid vehicle will benefit by attending.
Participants should have a minimum of a Bachelor of Science in mechanical, vehicle and/or electrical engineering with at least two years’ work experience in vehicle power system design, development and/or integration. A graduate degree in vehicle powertrain is recommended.
You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.
Duan Zhihui is Chief Expert of Hybrid Technology, National New Energy Vehicle Technology Innovation Center (NEVC). Prior to his current position, he held the following positions: Technical Director, Hybrid Electric Vehicles at Chery Automotive, where he successfully led a major program developing a P2 HEV powertrain which is currently in production; Technical Director of Hybrid Electric Powertrains at Changan New Energy Automobile Inc. China, where he was involved with developing: full hybrid electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, new generation HEVs; power system architecture design, product development, powertrain control, and energy management. He was also involved with developing the Atkinson cycle engine to improve fuel efficiency. Mr. Duan also previously worked at Ford Motor Co., Sustainable Mobility Technologies, where he was involved in developing new generation hybrid transaxles; successfully led the effort to remedy the Escape Hybrid transaxle problems; and improve quality and reliability. As a result, he was awarded Ford’s Current Model Quality Award: Best in Ford Transmission Warranty Performance. Mr. Duan received his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Beihang University, a M.S. Aerospace Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology, and his M.S. Reliability Engineering from the University of Maryland.