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AABTAM Symposium
Advanced Automotive Battery Technology, Application and Market
Wednesday, June 26 to Friday June 28, 2013

AABC Europe 2013 - AABTAM Symposium: Advanced Automotive Battery Technology, Application and Market - Overview

Menahem Anderman

Session 1: Market Development of xEVs and xEV Batteries

Session Chairman:

Dr. Menahem Anderman, President, Advanced Automotive Batteries

President of Advanced Automotive Batteries and founder of Total Battery Consulting, Inc., Dr. Anderman has led the development and commercialization of high-power Ni-Cd batteries, Li-Ion batteries, and ultracapacitors and spent the last ten years conducting assessments of energy-storage technologies for advanced vehicles, publishing Advanced Automotive Battery Industry Reports and chairing the AABC.

Eckhard Karden

Session 2: Energy Storage for Low-Voltage Hybrids

Session Chairman:

Eckhard Karden, Technical Expert, Ford Research Aachen

Dr. Karden is Technical Expert for Battery & Energy Storage Technology at Ford's Corporate Research and Advanced Engineering Centre in Aachen, Germany. Since he joined Ford, he was responsible for numerous projects in the fields of powertrain electrification, battery modeling and monitoring, and storage technology assessment, with a main focus on micro-hybridization in 14V systems.

Arnold Lamm

Session 3: Li Ion Battery Technology for HEVs and PHEVs

Session Chairman:

Arnold Lamm, Head, High Voltage Battery Systems, Daimler AG

Dr. Lamm studied mechanical and chemical engineering at the Rhine-Westphalia Technical University (RWTH), Aachen. He obtained his PhD from the Jülich GmbH research center, and joined Daimler AG (former Daimler-Ben) in1995. Since then he has worked in different positions as senior manager for “Fuel Cell Stack and System Technology”, “Energy Storages” (Hydrogen tank, High-Voltage-Batteries) and “Fuel Cell Drivetrain”. In April 2009 Dr. Lamm became member of the board of German ACCUmotive at Nabern, and has been responsible for the development of Li-Ion batteries (Hybrid, EV, Plug-in). In December 2010 Dr. Lamm took over a new department at Daimler AG: “Characterization of HV Battery Systems“. He is member of the AG2 in the National Platform Electro Mobility in Germany.

Michael Keller

Session 4: Battery Pack Technology for Automotive Applications

Session Chairman:

Michael Keller, Leader Energy Storage, Volkswagen AG

Since 2010 Mr. Keller has been leading the energy-storage development group at Volkswagen AG. Between 2005 and 2010 he led the Battery Systems development department at Continental Temic, receiving the “Ferdinand Porsche” Prize in Mary 2009 in recognition of the development of the first application of a lithium-ion battery to high-volume vehicle. Mr. Keller studied Electrical Engineering (Automation) in Karlsruhe, Germany. He started his professional career in 1996 as a Development Engineer at a German industry supplier for power electronics and electric motor products before moving to the hybrid system group of Continental Temic.

Masato Origuchi

Session 5: PHEV & EV Logistics, Charging Technology, and Infrastructure

Session Chairman:

Masato Origuchi, EV Battery Development Group Leader, Renault

After he graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1989, Mr. Origuchi started his engineering carrier in the vehicle research laboratory of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., where he was in charge of developing Nissan FEV presented in 1991. He continued to develop Altra EV and Tino HEV in Nissan taking a part of developing the world first Li-ion batteries for automotive applications until his resignation from Nissan at the end of 2000. Since 2002 he has been working for Renault in France always in charge of advanced battery development. He is now responsible for Renault’s EV battery development group.