Talk #1 :Empowering the Future: E-Mobility Trends and Opportunities in Battery Technology

#power #electronics #applications #industrial #smart #systems #Climate #microgrid #electric #vehicles #EV #battery #wireless #chargers #Onboard

This technical talk is one of two talks in the Electric Vehicle Talk Series.

In this presentation, we embark on a journey into the dynamic realm of e-mobility, where cutting edge technologies are reshaping the future of transportation. As the automotive landscape undergoes a profound shift towards sustainability, the role of batteries takes center stage. We will explore the breakthroughs and innovations in battery technology that are propelling this transformation. From advancements in energy density to the integration of smart technologies, the talk will uncover the key developments shaping the future of electric vehicles. While celebrating the successes, the presentation will also address the challenges faced by the industry. Issues such as range anxiety, charging infrastructure, and environmental impact will be dissected, providing a comprehensive understanding of the hurdles that must be overcome for widespread adoption. Crucially, the talk will spotlight the plethora of opportunities arising in this transformative landscape. From new business models to advancements in energy storage applications beyond transportation, the audience will gain insights into the exciting possibilities that lie ahead.

  Date and Time




  • Date: 22 May 2024
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • All times are (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Add_To_Calendar_icon Add Event to Calendar
  • 1100 Notre-Dame St W
  • Montreal, Quebec
  • Canada H3C 1K3
  • Building: École de technologie supérieure
  • Room Number: A-1300
  • Click here for Map

  • Contact Event Hosts
  • Starts 11 May 2024 12:00 AM
  • Ends 22 May 2024 12:00 AM
  • All times are (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • No Admission Charge


Sheldon S. Williamson of Ontario Tech University


Sheldon Williamson is a Professor with the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Software Engineering and the Director of the Smart Transportation Electrification and Energy Research (STEER) Group, within the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Sciences, at Ontario Tech University, in Oshawa. His research interests include advanced power electronics, electric energy storage systems, and motor drives for transportation electrification. He holds the prestigious Canada Research Chair (CRC) position in electric energy storage systems for transportation electrification. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).


Address:Ontario Tech University, , Oshawa, Canada, L1H 7K4


IEEE Seminar Agenda: Electric Vehicle Talk Series

10:00 am - 10:30 am: Networking and Light Snacks

10:30 am - 11:15 am: Prof. Sheldon's Talk: "Empowering the Future: E-Mobility Trends and Opportunities in Battery Technology"

11:15 am - 12:00 noon: Prof. Arun's Talk: "Design and Development of an Efficient On-Board Charger"

12:00 noon - 12:30 pm: Q&A Session & Closing Remarks

Join us for two insightful seminars exploring the latest advancements in electric vehicle technology!