Clean Technology 2010
Mark S. Duvall

Mark S. Duvall

Director, Electric Transportation

Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Mark Duvall is the Director of Electric Transportation at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), an independent, non-profit center for public interest energy and environmental collaborative research. He is responsible for EPRI's research and development program for electric transportation, including electric, plug-in hybrid, and fuel cell vehicle programs and related advanced infrastructure. He oversees a number of partnerships and collaborations between EPRI and electric utilities, automotive companies, local, state, and federal agencies, national laboratories, and academic research institutions.

Mark's work is currently focused on: (1) plug-in hybrid electric vehicle research, development, and demonstrations in collaboration with major automotive manufacturers like the EPRI-DaimlerChrysler PHEV Sprinter Van Program; (2) advanced battery system development and testing; (3) electric charging infrastructure; and (4) environmental analysis of the air quality and greenhouse gas emissions characteristics of plug-in hybrids and other electric transportation technologies.

Prior to joining EPRI, Mark held the position of Principal Development Engineer at the Hybrid Electric Vehicle Center of the University of California, Davis. He has worked in the field of advanced transportation since 1990 and has led the development of several prototype advanced vehicles. He holds B.S and M.S degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University.

Areas of Expertise: Electric Transportation, Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles, Advanced Batteries, Energy Efficiency, Mobile Emissions, Truck Stop Electrification.

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