EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Dialogue Sessions

Dialogue with the Experts - Session B - Screen 01

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Hall C

2:00 pm-2:15 pm

How hydrogen & fuel cell technologies evolve Baden-Württemberg’s’ automotive sector

Alina Richter
e-mobil BW GmbH

Alina Richter studied Aerospace Engineering at the University of Stuttgart with specialization in materials, manufacturing processes and space applications. As a student, she gained experience at STIHL and the German Aerospace Center (DLR). Since 2021 she has been in charge of the coordination and initiation of projects in the field of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies also on European level at the State Agency for New Mobility Solutions and Automotive Baden-Württemberg, e-mobil BW GmbH.

2:20 pm-2:35 pm

Cost efficient high power battery for Hybrid Power Pack destined for fuel cell powered heavy duty vehicles

Bartek Kras
Impact Clean Power Technology S.A.

Bartek Kras since 18 years has been associated with e-mobility industry. He is a specialist in designing and implementing Li-ion battery and fuel cell systems and has managed numerous projects in that field, carried out by the company since the beginning of its beginning. These projects have resulted in the implementation and commercialization of our products all over the world, including for such clients as Citroen, SAM Group, Smith Electric Vehicles, Solaris Bus & Coach, Ursus, Kiepe Electric, Voith, Temsa and KTM. He is an author and coauthor of a numbers patents, trademarks and unique technical solutions in area of electromobility, Li-ion batteries, fuel cells and system control. He graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Warsaw University of Technology, where he also gained his Ph.D. title

2:40 pm-2:55 pm

Assessing the future hydrogen demand in the mobility sector for the Ulm region in southern Germany

Michael Schlick
Technische Hochschule Ulm

Prof. Dr. Michael Schlick is the director of the Institute for Applied Research at the Technische Hochschule Ulm. After studying electrical engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (now KIT), he obtained his doctorate from the Université de Haute-Alsace, Mulhouse (France). In 1999, Michael Schlick joined Robert Bosch GmbH. Since 2015, Michael Schlick is Professor of Vehicle Electronics. His main fields of research are electro mobility and connected mobility services, he is involved in various research projects. Prof. Schlick is a member of the innovation committee of the city of Ulm and advises the city on mobility issues.

3:00 pm-3:15 pm

Engineering and operational excellence for customer centric global public charging networks

Anke Freitag
Shell Deutschland GmbH

Anke Freitag is part of the global Mobility Engineering Solutions Leadership team in Shell, with its EV charger network of ~20,000 charge points to date and a growth ambition of >500,000 charge points by 2025 across Americas, Europe and Asia. She is responsible for smart, safe and fit for future Engineering processes and tools to grow and operate the Shell Mobility network. Her expertise lays in bridging between Commercial and Engineering disciplines with a focus on digitalization and lean processes. She looks back at 23 years working experience in manufacturing, logistics, trading, fast consumer goods sales as well as Aviation and eMobility Operations and Engineering. Mrs. Freitag holds an Industrial Engineering Diploma from Nordakademie Hamburg, studied in Spain, worked in Great Britain and India, besides living in Germany. She is member of the international Scrum Alliance and Shell.ai community and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt.