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Dr Timothy J. Wallington: Atmospheric and Sustainability Science at the Ford Motor Company
published date:2013-07-11

Speaker:Dr. Timothy J. Wallington
Time:21st Feb, 2012, 15:00-17:00pm
Location:Room 301, Old Geology Building

Topic:Atmospheric and Sustainability Science at the Ford Motor Company


The provision of mobility which is sustainable in every sense of the word (environmental, economic, and social) is a major challenge facing society. This talk will describe the progress made in reducing the vehicle contribution to local air quality and stratospheric ozone issues and the current challenge posed by climate change.  The potential roles of advanced gasoline/diesel internal combustion engine vehicles (ICEV), hybrid electric vehicles (HEV), plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV), hydrogen internal combustion vehicles (H2ICE), hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (H2FCV) and gasoline, diesel, biofuel, electricity and hydrogen fuels in providing future personal mobility will be discussed.

Introduction of Speaker:

Timothy Wallington is a technical leader at Ford Motor Company, and
an adjunct professor at University of Michigan. His research interest is  atmospheric chemistry of vehicle and manufacturing emissions,  alternative sources of energy and their environmental impacts, and development of policy and strategy to facilitate sustainable mobility. He is a co-author of more than 420 peer reviewed scientific publications. He holds a Ph.D. from Oxford University and an MBA from the business school of University of Michigan.

Department of Environmental Management