Shazan Siddiqi is a Technology Analyst at IDTechEx working primarily on Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure. Prior to Joining IDTechEx, Shazan has worked for an Automotive OEM focusing on their transition to industry 4.0 manufacturing practices. Here, he explored the commercialisation of technologies such as Robotic Process Automation, Cobots, AR/VR technologies and Big Data solutions.
Shazan holds a Masters in Mechanical Engineering with first-class honours from the University of Manchester and studied a variety of topics including mechanical engineering systems, fluid dynamics, material science, structures, additive manufacturing, robotics and engineering foresight. His research for his dissertation involved the use of advanced computational techniques to optimise pressure vessels for in-service conditions. His degree and past work experiences provided a firm foundation for his research at IDTechEx.
Shazan has joined the Electric Vehicles team at IDTechEx and will initially be researching passenger and commercial vehicles along with their charging infrastructure. Other areas of interest include autonomous vehicles, drones, wearable technology and robotics.