Smart, Safe & Sustainable

Frederick Prigge

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Eng., Research and Development Director, Innovative Vehicle Institute

Frederick in an electrical engineer that has been in the field of electronics, control and low-level software for nearly 2 decades. He graduated from University of Sherbrooke in 2000. His interest in vehicle electronics has led him to race multiple seasons of the Quebec rally championship. That experience has taught him a lot on how to make robust components! In 2009 he joined the CNTA and has been the R&D director at the Innovative Vehicle Institute since 2015. He has managed many ambitious vehicle developments like full electric school buses, transit buses, boats, rail yard shunters, boom trucks, street sweepers, etc. His experience in vehicle control for EVs and hybrids has led him to gain deep knowledge of every aspect of these machines. Chargers, batteries, traction motors, inverters, user interface have no secret to him! As a renowned speaker, Frederick does his best to promote and advance GHG reduction in vehicles by his research and engineering work, but also through his many public appearances.