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About me!

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

Professional History

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)

Feb 2018

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.

Educational Experience

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

U.K, 2004-2006

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

Mechanical Engineering
Project: Lightening protection of aircraft. Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. Bangalore

India, 2000-2004

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