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Winter Seminar: Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Please mark your calendars to hear guest speaker - Dante Zeviar

Location: EC 326

Time: 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Title: "Electric Vehicle Technology"

Abstract:

KleenSpeed Technologies Inc. is a local company focused on the development of innovative and advanced technologies and intellectual properties that will revolutionize the Electric Vehicle (EV) industry and create systems and vehicles that truly realize the full potential of electric vehicles.  The company is currently focused on three core competencies – ESS, Energy Storage Systems; EPS Electric Propulsion Systems; and EVI, Electric Vehicle Integration – which they combine to develop complete EV Systems and EV Platforms.  As a means of accelerating their technology development process, they have taken on the challenge of developing the world’s fastest EV race car, and they have built several record-setting EVs.  In this talk, company CTO Dante Zeviar will present an overview of Kleenspeed's vision, technology and systems, to include their line of EV products and their EV-X11 Race Car.

Bio:

EVP / CTO / Director

Dante has several years of automotive experience, including leading numerous teams through the automotive development process and building formula style race cars. A graduate from the University of California at Berkley, he has a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, a M.Sc. in Automotive Engineering from Technical University of Munich, and a Professional Automotive Technology degree from Universal Technical Institute. During his time in Germany, he has worked in BMW’s R&D department and developed ground breaking aluminum electrical connectors for high current applications in hybrid and electric vehicles.  Dante’s passion and mission is to establish the electric vehicle as a superior mode of transportation in the 21st century.