VIRTUAL- Electrical Vehicles (EV) Technology and its Implications on Climate Change: July 21, 2021, 6 PM

In cooperation with IEEE Buenaventura

Electrical Vehicles (EV) Technology and its Implications on Climate Change

Speaker: Momin Quddus

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California will phase out gasoline-powered cars by 2035 joining 15 countries that have built a roadmap to
boost technical innovation toward a zero-emission transportation and develop regulations to accelerate
the transition from fossil fuel vehicles to electrical vehicles. From a sustainable engineering perspective,
an electrical vehicle will emit less greenhouse gas at the car/truck level but the benefit on climate change
involves a large array of additional factors. Momin Quddus, speaker, will present an overview of the EV
technology and its place in achieving sustainable future for humanity. He will discuss the future of EVs and
their implication in slowing down global warming and climate change. In addition, he will touch on interest
on EV in the financial markets.

Momin Quddus, IEEE Sr. Member, is the Section Chair of the IEEE Buenaventura Section. Mr. Quddus
works at NASA JPL in Radar Science Section. He has worked in Avionics, Wireless communication, and
Aerospace industries for over 30 years. Momin holds a patent on wireless antenna design. He received
BSEE degree from University of Texas and MSEE degree from Florida Atlantic University. He is a PE. He
is interested in analyzing topics in terms of economics and analytics. Momin enjoys playing tennis, field
hockey and soccer. He coaches youth sport teams. He volunteers at youth outreach events such as Science
fair & Academic Decathlon.

This program is made possible by the support from the IEEE Foundation and the IEEE Buenaventura
Section appreciate having been selected with the grant Engineering Resilience to Drought and Wildfires.