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Thomas Wallner

Director, Transportation and Power Systems Division


Dr. Thomas Wallner is the Division Director for the Transportation and Power Systems Division at Argonne National Laboratory. He was previously the manager of the Advanced Mobility and Grid Integration Technology Research section in Argonne’s Center for Transportation Research. His team focuses on the experimental evaluation and analysis of advanced vehicle technologies including conventional, electrified and connected and automated vehicles as well as electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

Thomas has published more than 100 peer-reviewed technical papers including 30 journal papers and several book chapters. He is an active Fellow Grade member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and has been serving as a session organizer and chair at several national and international conferences. He was elected chair of SAE’s Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Activity in 2016 and also serves as an Associate Editor for SAE’s International Journal of Engines.