Webinar on Fundamental of Lithium-ion Battery and Electric Vehicle by Dr. Satyam Panchal, Adjunct Professor,University of Waterloo, Canada

  • Date, Time and Venue of the Activity: 06/06/2020, 08:00 to 09:00 A.M., GSFC University

  • Speakers and Guests: Dr. Satyam Panchal, Adjunct Professor,University of Waterloo, Canada

  • Speaker Profile: Dr. Satyam currently works as Adjunct Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at University of Waterloo (UW), Ontario, Canada. His research area is thermal management of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs). He is currently working a project called “Battery life cycle management for Ford Escape PHEV and EV” and the project is supported by Transport Canada. He is also actively working on the research area of “lithium-ion battery thermal, degradation, electrochemical, and CFD modeling. For battery pack testing and modeling, he also worked at Green and Intelligent Automotive (GAIA) lab at Univ. of Waterloo. He has published more than 25 refereed articles in highly reputable international journals. He is also a member of Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) in Canada since 2016. Additionally, Dr. Panchal is also an excellent teacher and won 5 awards in consecutive years for teaching excellence at Univ. of Waterloo

  • Major discussion in the event:

    • Battery Types

    • Battery units

    • Lithium-ion battery fundamentals

    • Lithium-ion battery types, shape and size and it s application

    • Lithium-ion battery usage in Car

    • Lithium-ion battery pack design, modeling

    • Ongoing research on Electic Vehicle​

  • Key deliverables: Dr. Satyam Panchal has explained the fundamental of Lithium-ion battery, battery revolution, technology, ongoing Research and Development, Usage of Lithium-ion battery and its benefits. He also explained the  Battery Pack design, simulation, modeling for the Electric Vehicle, his ongoing project on Electric vehicle and its results. 

  • Takeaways: Lithium-ion rechargeable batteries are a key technology for developing many emerging applications.

  • Learning: Dr. Satyam Panchal has explained the common unit related Lithium-ion Battery, types of Lithium-ion Battery, Various size and usage, applications, Lithium-ion Battery usage in Electric Vehicle, Battery Pack testing and modeling

  • Feedback of student: Dr. Satyam Panchal has answered all the students/faculty questions and shared his email id for further information. Participants enjoyed the session and asked approx 10 questions related Lithium-ion battery and E Vehicle. Dr. Saurabh Shah, Professor & Dean- SOT has requested to Dr. Satyam Panchal to suggest 2 or 3 student projects and provide mentorship to them. Dr. Satyam Panchal has agreed to provide mentorship support.


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