Prof. Mike Ma
Automotive Research Institute, Jilin University, China
Prof. Ma gained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Imperial College London, UK, in 1995 and has over 30 years’ experience with various enterprises and universities in Europe, North America and China.
Joining Chrysler LLC in 2001, Prof. Ma worked as a product engineer with responsibility for the development of vehicle NVH and durability. As VP and Sr. Chief Engineer in Geely and Volvo Tech Center between 2008 and 2014, Mike led a highly talented team of professionals to drive the newest technologies of vehicle design and ensure proper executions at the R&D and program management levels. Since 2014, he founded and has been serving as the Executive President in Qingdao Automotive Research Institute of Jilin University, which involves productive collaborations among universities and enterprises. Appointed as Co-founder and Executive Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Ma has made tremendous efforts in establishing the international journal of Automotive Innovation.