Interim Division Director for Transportation and Power Systems
Steve Przesmitzki is currently the Laboratory Program Manager for Vehicle Technologies and Acting Director of the Center for Transportation Research, where he works to advance sustainable transportation technologies.
Rajesh Ahluwalia manages the Fuel Cell and Hydrogen group in Argonne National Laboratory’s Transportation and Power Systems division. He is a co-developer of GCTool (General Computational Toolkit), a software package that helps design, analyze, and optimize automotive and stationary distributed fuel cell power generation systems, as well as other power-plant configurations.
Program Lead, Interoperability and Grid Integration
Keith Hardy is the Director of Argonne National Laboratory’s Electric Vehicle (EV)-Smart Grid Interoperability Center, which plays a key role in supporting global harmonization of standards and technology for the EV-grid interface, as well as charging interoperability to ensure future electric vehicles and charging stations worldwide work together seamlessly.
Douglas Longman is theManager of Engine Research at Argonne National Laboratory. This research spans internal combustion engine experimental study of fundamental combustion properties, low-temperature combustion, heavy-duty IC engine biofuels, and large engine stationary and locomotive engine research, microturbines, and combined heat and power systems.
Interim Director of the New Center for Decarbonization-Related Solutions Deployment (CDSD)
Aymeric Rousseau is the Manager of the Systems Modeling and Control Section. For the past 20 years, he has been evaluating the impact of advanced vehicle and transportation technologies from a mobility and energy point of view including the development of Autonomie (vehicle system simulation) and POLARIS (large-scale transportation system simulation).
Director of the Center for Advanced Propulsion and Power Systems and Director of the AI Applications Initiative
Sibendu Som leads a Computational Fluid Dynamics team at Argonne National Laboratory that focuses on developing nozzle-flow, spray, and combustion models; and high-performance computing for internal combustion engine applications. The team develops predictive simulation capabilities to advance high-efficiency low-emission engines and the implementation of uncertainty quantification for engine simulations.
Director, Energy Justice and Workforce Readiness / Director, Sustainable Transportation Education and Partnerships (STEP) Department
Kristen Wahl is the Manager of the Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition (AVTC) Program in Argonne National Laboratory’s Energy Systems division, where she has organized and managed more than 25 student automotive engineering competitions since 1997, including the most recent EcoCAR 3 series.
Thomas Wallner manages 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.