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I-SEE Electrification of road transport: myths, truths & the way ahead

Professor David Greenwood from the University of Warwick will discuss the future electrification of road transport.

  • 2 Apr 2019, 4.30pm to 2 Apr 2019, 5.45pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • 8 West, 8 West, 3.22, University of Bath
  • This event is free

Professor David Greenwood will speak about the drivers for electrification of road transport, the key technologies required to deliver it, and the potential barriers which must be overcome to achieve mass market adoption. He will discuss in particular the critical roles of the battery and the charging infrastructure which supports it. He will also identify critical areas where research breakthrough is required, and outline targets for industry and academia over the next two decades.

Speaker profiles

David Greenwood is Professor of Advanced Propulsion Systems and Director of Energy at WMG, International Automotive Research Centre (IARC) at the University of Warwick.

His research spans batteries, electric motors, power electronics, and the integration and control of these for propulsion and energy applications. He joined WMG in 2014 from engineering consultancy Ricardo UK Ltd where he was Head of Hybrid and Electric Systems leading advanced technology projects for OEM and Tier 1 customers in passenger cars, defence, motorsport and the clean energy markets. Professor Greenwood holds advisory and board positions for the Advanced Propulsion Centre, Innovate UK (Faraday Challenge and IDP), EPSRC (Energy), and the Faraday Institution. He is head of the Advanced Propulsion Centre's Electrical Energy Storage Spoke.

Who should attend

Local businesses, general public, academics, students and staff


Hearing loop provided in the lecture theatre. Lift access from 8 West to 3.22 lecture theatre.

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8 West 8 West, 3.22 University of Bath Claverton Down Bath BA2 7AY United Kingdom


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