Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Hybrid Powertrain Program: Electric, Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Research

Carlos José Vidal

Ph.D. Student

Short Biography

Carlos Vidal received his B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering in 2005 from Federal University of Campina Grande (UFCG), MBA in Project Management from Getulio Vargas Foundation (FGV) in 2007 and his M.Sc. Material Science from Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) in 2015, Brazil. During the last 12 years he has been gathering industry experience from several engineering and management positions in companies such as Samsung, BIC, Coteminas and Moura Batteries. In May 2017, he joined the McMaster Institute for Automotive Research and Technology (MacAUTO) at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering and his main research is focused on batteries systems for hybrid and electric vehicles application.