Dr James Jeffs Technology Analyst

Bio
Dr James Jeffs is a Technology Analyst at IDTechEx. Previously, James worked at WMG (University of Warwick) on the Triumph TE-1 electric motorcycle project, here he specialised on modelling, thermal management analysis and functional testing of control software. Before working for WMG, James also completed a PhD at the University of Warwick, focussing on thermal management for electric vehicles using complex heat-pump systems. Overall, James was involved in the area of electric vehicles for over 5 years prior to joining IDTechEx.
Education
James studied for a BSc and MPhys in Physics at the University of Warwick. Following this he moved to the WMG department to complete a PhD in the thermal management of electric vehicles in low temperature climates, sponsored by Jaguar Land Rover. During his PhD he focussed on the optimisation of complex heat pump systems, utilising multiple heat sources and sinks, in an electric vehicle. During this work he demonstrated novel approaches to data analysis and redeployment of existing optimisation methodologies in new areas.
 
During his time in academia, James published two journal papers in MDPI's Energies journal, as well as authoring four conference papers.
Research field
James is working on autonomous vehicles research across a range of sectors at IDTechEx, including their environmental-mapping technologies. Beyond this, James remains interested in the thermal management challenges associated with battery electric vehicles.

Speaking at Forthcoming Events

Electric & Hybrid Marine World Expo 2022
Amsterdam RAI - 21 - 23 Jun 2022
The event consists of a conference and exhibition. The exhibition, to be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, June 21, 22, 23, 2022, showcases the very latest and next-generation electric and hybrid marine charging and propulsion technologies, components and solutions. The audience includes shipowners and operators, boat builders, propulsion system designers and manufacturers, naval architects, military fleet operators/chiefs, and of course port operators.
Battery Show & Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Conference Europe 2022
Stuttgart - 28 - 30 Jun 2022
Join the leading meeting place for the advanced battery and H/EV technology community. Meet manufacturers, suppliers, engineers, thought leaders and decision-makers for a conference and trade fair focused on the latest developments in the advanced battery and automotive industries. IDTechEx Technology Analysts Dr James Jeffs and Dr David Wyatt are speaking in-person.
 

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