TVS Motor Company Appoints Professor Venkat Viswanathan Technical Advisor for Electric Vehicle Sector
TVS Motor Company announced on January 5 the appointment of Professor Venkat Viswanathan as technical advisor for its electric mobility business. The move aims to enhance TVS Motor’s battery technology capabilities and strengthen its commitment to providing the best green mobility in the world, the company said in a statement.
“I am delighted to partner with TVS Motor Company to be part of their vision of building a strong EV ecosystem. I look forward to working in great synergy with the company known for its pioneering technologies in the field of mobility of the future. Together, we will go miles to create a more sustainable electric vehicle ecosystem, ”said Professor Venkat Viswanathan.
Viswanathan offers expertise in energy storage and Li-ion batteries, especially for electric vehicles and airplanes, he added. He is currently Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University and is a world leader in advanced batteries for electric mobility.
He won the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, Alfred P. Sloan Fellow, ONR Young Investigator Award and MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Finalist.
“We are delighted to partner with Professor Venkat Viswanathan, who will play an important role in guiding us on the journey of electric mobility. I am convinced that this association with Professor Viswanathan will further strengthen our commitment to electrification. Its major advancements in battery technology will give us a competitive advantage by delivering value for money, superior technology and ambitious electric vehicles to meet rapidly changing customer needs, ”said Sudarshan Venu, deputy general manager of TVS Motor Company.
TVS Motor Company has committed Rs 1,000 crore in its electric mobility business. The company has announced strategic mergers with government agencies like CESL and public charging partners like Tata Power as a step towards a greener future and building a network of world-class public charging infrastructure, the company said. company in a press release.