by: AKM Abdul Malek Azad For some countries, Rickshaws are intrinsic elements of a national transportation system. As much as one enjoys a rickshaw ride, however, there is no overlooking the significant amount of labor and effort exerted by the rickshaw puller. Battery-powered, ‘electric’ rickshaws pioneered by companies like Beevatech Ltd seemed to be a very popular solution when they were first introduced. However, there were a number of drawbacks [1,2] ...
By Micheal Austin Sustainable transportation, while initially costly to implement, has long term benefits not just to the environment, but also represents additional opportunities through emerging battery technology that can be transferred to other energy applications beyond moving people around in urban areas. While consumers still struggle with return on investment for electric vehicles and the perception that they aren’t viable for travel outside urban areas, public transportation around the world is moving at ...
(Written by Dave Tuttle and edited by Manoj Kumar Mallela, editor of IEEE TEI Newsletter) Electric drive vehicles have the advantage of a much wider variety of locations that can provide refueling. Home, work and public locations provide a far greater number of potential fueling (recharging) points than the 180,000 gas stations in the U.S. While the vast majority of charging is performed at home overnight with low or modest rate AC charging, ...
By Prof. Giambattista Gruosso Dipartimento di Elettronica Informazione e Bioingegneria Politecnico di Milano Piazza Leonarda da vinci 32, 20133 Milano firstname.lastname@example.org +390223993696 Is vehicle electrification an urgent need or just a passing fad? There is a lot of discussion about the evolution of electric vehicles and what their impact will be. The impact is not measured solely on the grounds of the vehicle manufacturers, but also where the energy comes from and how it will be used, ...
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AKM Abdul Malek Azcad, is currently a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE), BRAC University. From 1992-2006, he worked as an academia (undertaking casual teaching) for Macquarie University, The University of New South Wales, University of Western Sydney and Institute Technology Pekerja....Read More
Micheal Austin, Micheal Austin received his degree in Design Engineering as well as a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from BYU. He worked for Motorola 15 years in functions including ODM Director for the Mobile Devices Business responsible for over $3B in purchases annually...Read More
David Tuttle, David received the B.S. and M.Eng. degrees in Electrical Engineering with Highest Honors from the Speed Scientific School, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. and the M.B.A. degree with the Dean’s Award from the University of Texas at Austin....Read More
Giambattista Gruosso, a Senior Member of IEEE, was born in Potenza, Italy in 1973. He obtained his Master’s degree and PhD in Electrical Engineering at Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy. Since 2002, he has held both a Research and now an Associate Professor position at Polytechnic University of Milan, Italy....Read More