FISITA has announced the recipients of the 2022 Academy of Technical Leadership at its World Mobility Summit in Paris, which coincided with the return of the Paris Motor Show on 17 October.
Established to create a unique status within the automotive and mobility systems engineering community, the FISITA Academy of Technical Leadership looks to acknowledge and recognise experts for their commitment and contribution to the technology of mobility.
The FISITA Academy endorsement, which brings recognition and status for the world’s leading engineers, is hand-picked on an annual basis by FISITA President Nadine Leclair and an international team of advisors.
“This Academy of Technical Leadership status launches at a time of significant advancement as the automobile industry rapidly evolves,” said FISITA President, Nadine Leclair. Engineers are leading this evolution, with the technology of mobility creating a high demand for the capabilities required to further develop the connected, autonomous, smart, clean and safe mobility solutions of today and tomorrow.”
The recipients of the 2022 Academy of Technical Leadership Award are as follows:
Vincent Braibant, VP Siemens Digital Software, Siemens
Nakul Duggal, Sr. Vice President, Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies Inc.
Flavio Farroni, Co-founder & CEO, Mega Ride
Martin Hrdlička, Head of the Chassis and Powertrain Development, ŠKODA AUTO a.s.
Yoshufumi Kato, Chief Technology Officer, Denso
Deborah Mielewski, Technical Fellow for Sustainability, Ford
Kyoungdoug Min, Professor and Director of the Institute of Advance Machines and Design, Seoul National University
Carmen Munoz-Dormoy, Downstream R&D Director, EDF
Hiroaki Okuchi, President of Advanced R&D and Engineering, Toyota Motor Corporation
Moran Price, CoFounder & CEO, IRP Systems
Dr. Guenther Prokop, Professor of Automotive Engineering, TU Dresden
Alain Raposo, Executive Vice President / R&D Division, Hyundai Group
Feng Shen, Executive Vice President & Chairman of Global Quality Management Committee, NIO
For more information on FISITA’s Technical Academy, visit www.fisita.com/academy