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Nothing can be and can not be one and at the same time and I am, I am Pete Poovanna
Living and working in Vancouver, Canada. Currently, a clean transportation analyst at Fraser Basin Council. I have worked for five years as a senior engineer for Bosch in Germany. With these opportunities, I learned so much in my field. I am a contributing blogger at Huffington Post Canada. I have several scientific publications related to clean energy. Find out more about me by getting in touch.
My Roles & Responsibilities
The following is a list of my experiences as a professional in my field. Here you will find a showcase of each of these roles. They were all unique and contributed to both my personal and professional development. In addition to these positions, I’ve also launched a few endeavors of my own, which you can read about below. If you’d like references or additional information for any of these roles, please get in touch.
Program Lead, Fraser Basin Council (FBC)
Develop, manage, conduct research and evaluate solutions to adopt clean energy vehicle transportation systems. Administer the British Columbia’s fleet electrification programs. Conduct environmental life cycle assessment and cost analysis of electric vehicles. Coordinate the zero-emission vehicle infrastructure project for fleets.
Research Associate, Laboratory for Alternative Energy Conversion, Vancouver, Canada
May 06, 2013
Research Associate at laboratory for alternative energy conversion & PhD Candidate at Simon Fraser University. My PhD research was on development of low pressure capillary assisted evaporator for green sustainable air-conditioning.
Senior Engineer, Bosch Gmbh, Stuttgart, Germany
Feb 2008-April 2013
Execute the CFD simulation for Alternators, collection of input, physics, coordinating with design team, delivery and discussion on the results. And overall responsibility execution of the CFD projects.Onsite project coordination of simulation activities.
Research Intern, GE Global Research Center, Bangalore, India
Jan 2004 - June 2004
Development of MEMS based pressure sensor. Role: Viscosity characterization of silicone oil for the application of MEMS based pressure sensor.
What I’ve Learned
PhD, Simon Fraser University
Development of low pressure capillary assisted evaporator for green sustainable air-conditioning
Canada, 2013 - 2018
MS, Coventry University
Rotating Machinery Design- Focusing on gas turbine design.
Master thesis: "Numerical Investigation of Droplet Distribution from a Pre-filming Air-blast Atomizer"
BE, Visvesvaraya Technological University
Project: Lightening protection of aircraft. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. Bangalore