Dr Na Jiao obtained her PhD in Engineering at the University of Cambridge. Her doctoral research focuses on innovative business models for second-life electric vehicle battery systems. During her PhD, Na has worked with global car companies across Japan, China, US and Europe, presented her research globally at conferences and events, and won the Best Originality Award and First Runner-up of the first International Competition on Second Life for Retired Batteries from Electric Vehicles hosted by the Environment Bureau of Hong Kong. Prior to this, Na obtained her BEng degree in Material Science and Engineering at Central South University (China) and did her final year project on ionic liquid electrolytes for thermo-electrochemical cells at Monash University.
At IDTechEx, Na's activities focus on electric vehicles, energy storage and battery second use.