Save the date for the Electrification and Automation in Future Mobility Seminar at Chalmers University

Are you interested in mobility electrification and automation ? Do you want to know about the latest challenges in the Automotive industry ? 

If the answer is Yes, then don´t miss the chance to book your place for our Electrification and Automation in Future Mobility Seminar. 

On the 12th June 2019, Chalmers University will host “Lunch seminar on Electrification and Automation in Future Mobility”, with Invited speakers from both the industry and the academy.

Frances Sprei’s research assesses different personal mobility options, such as alternative fueled vehicles and electric vehicles as well as innovative mobility forms such as car sharing and ride sharing. Economic, political, technical and behavioural aspects are taken into account. Her research methods are interdisciplinary combining quantitative methods such as econometrics with qualitative methods such as interviews.

Waled Elsayed works mainly with electrical systems design. He formerly worked at LEAR Cooperation as a design engineer. He got his master’s degree from Sapienza University of Rome in 2016. He was first winner of the Myron Zucker student design contest, organized by IEEE in 2015. He was also first winner of the CMD Student Thesis Contest, organized by IEEE in 2016.

OBS!! Please don´t forget to register here .


Date: 12 June 2019, 11.20 – 13.00

Venue: EDIT Room Analysen

30 seats available with free lunch!


11.20 – 11.30 Registration
11.30 – 12.00

Future of the automotive industry: electrification and autonomous driving

Speaker: Waled Elsayed, a system engineer at Volvo cars, IEEE member, IEEE young professional.

 An industrial overview on the latest challenges facing the electrification of cars and also autonomous driving vehicles. The presentation will discuss available technology in the market and future goals from an economic and environmental perspective.

12.00 – 12.15

 Introduction to IEEE Young Professionals Sweden

Presenter: Yuan Liao, a PhD student at Chalmers, Vice Chair of IEEE Young Professionals Sweden.

12.15 – 13.00

Disrupting mobility – the role of electrification, automation, and sharing

Speaker: Frances Sprei, PhD, an Associate Professor in Sustainable Mobility.

 Transportation and mobility are subjected to three major trends: electrification, automation and sharing, that have the potential to disrupt the current transportation system. The presentation will give an overview of these trends from a system and user perspective with a special emphasis on electrification.

Looking forward to see you !


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