Forum A - Batteries & Power Electronics

Walter Schmidt

2:00 - 2:30 | Electrification trends call for (R)evolution in BEV battery pack technology. Samsung SDI´s scaleable high performance EV battery design.

Dr. Walter Schmidt | Samsung SDI

• Introduction of Samsung SDI Activities in Electromobility
• Motivation for Electromobility and Customer Purchasing Factors
• Upcoming Key Challenges
• Samsung SDI strategy for future solutions

In 2004, Dr. Walter Schmidt successfully completed his studies in "Technical Chemistry - Branch of Process Engineering" with a diploma and then spent 8 years in the working world. His employers included ELIN EBG Motoren GmbH, BOXMARK and Roche Diagnostics. In these companies Mr. Schmidt was able to gain experience in various research projects or in production engineering. Among other things he was head of the quality department at Platingtech for two years. He then took the opportunity to return to Graz University of Technology to successfully complete his doctoral studies in the field of Li-ion transport in solid electrolytes and battery anode materials in 2015. Since January 2016 he has been working for Samsung SDIBS, initially in pre-development, and currently in project support as cell and module manager for PHEV batteries from A-sample to series production.

Helmut Kastler

2:30 - 3:00 | Battery Immersion Cooling 2.0 - The new battery generation

Helmut Kastler | Kreisel Electric

As Head of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Helmut Kastler responsible for all engineering tasks for battery development and system integration within the design department of Kreisel Electric. Based on fundamental professional career starting from mechanical design and e-drive integration followed by High Voltage integration and battery development complete vehicle projects have been already realized.

Erwin Rauh

3:00 - 3:30 | Innovative adhesive solutions for Electric Drive Systems (E-axis) and Power Electronics

Erwin Rauh | Business Development Manager for Powertrain & e-Mobility, Henkel AG

• Henkel e-Mobility Solutions - Systematic approach for Electric Vehicles
• Polyacrylates – New High Performance Liquid Gaskets
• Formed in Place / Cured-In-Place Gasket Technology
• Key Applications for the E-Drive Value Chain

Erwin Rauh Business Development Manager for Powertrain & e-Mobility in Europe has 26 years of experience in the automotive business.
He has worked in a variety of roles including the product development of adhesives and equipment solutions within Henkel.
He holds a degree in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Electronic and Communication Engineering.

All lectures will be translated simultaneously in German and English.