EVS36 — 36th Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exposition
Lecture Sessions

8B - Battery and Drivetrain Technology

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

9:45 am - 11:15 am

Ballroom B4

9:45 am-10:05 am

Modular and scalable powertrain for multipurpose light electric vehicles

Mikaela Ranta

Mikaela Ranta received the M.Sc. (Tech.) in electrical engineering from Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, in 2006 and D.Sc. (Tech.) in electrical engineering from Aalto University, Finland, in 2013. She joined VTT in 2016, where she works as a research scientist in the Smart Vehicle Fleets team. She has experience of electric drives and electric machine modelling for real-time control purposes. Her current research interests relate to modelling and simulating of electric vehicle fleets, including both light-duty and heavy-duty vehicles as well as mobile machinery.

10:05 am-10:25 am

New 3-in-1 approach to higher energy density for EV batteries

Fabrice Giaume

Fabrice Giaume is a graduate of the Ecole Supérieure des Techniques Aéronautiques et de Construction Automobile, where he earned a Master of Transportation Engineering (M.Eng.) degree in 2008. After interning with Valeo and Nissan-Renault, he joined DuPont Mobility & Materials and rose in the organization to the role of global leader of the company’s Automotive Centers of Excellence. Since the November 1, 2022 acquisition of the Mobility & Materials business by Celanese, Fabrice retains this role. He is based in Geneva, Switzerland

10:25 am-10:45 am

Find the right cell for every application: A methodical approach based on cost-parity calculation

Tim Hettesheimer
Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Tim Hettesheimer is researcher at Fraunhofer ISI since 2010 and project manager in the Competence Center Energy Technologies and Energy Systems at Fraunhofer ISI since 2017. He studied general mechanical engineering at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). He completed his doctorate at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. His research focuses on battery technologies and energy efficiency in industrial production processes and value chains.

10:45 am-11:05 am

Co-design multi-objective 3D optimization methodology for battery modules: An active air-cooling study case

Theodoros Kalogiannis
Vrije Universiteit Brussel – MOBI

Dr. Theodoros KALOGIANNIS- He obtained his master’s degree in 2015 from AAU, Denmark in the field of Wind Power Systems. For two years he worked as a scientific assistant in the Energy Department of AAU with focus on battery cells and Hardware in the Loop experiments of commercial battery management systems. He is currently holding a PhD degree from VUB on electro-thermal modelling and pack design optimization of Li-ion battery cells for PHEV and EVs applications. His current activities include battery ageing, thermal behavior and management, module and pack design for electric vehicle applications.