Jeffrey Wishart is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Automotive Systems Department of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering College at ASU. Dr. Wishart conducts research and development on products and services in the areas of energy, environment, and advanced transportation. Dr. Wishart has authored numerous papers and reports on these topics, including advanced powertrain vehicles. automated driving vehicles, electric vehicle supply equipment (EVSE), and advanced energy storage systems.
Dr. Wishart has over 10 years of experience in the advanced transportation and energy areas. In addition to automotive industry positions, focusing primarily on testing and research of advanced powertrains for the U.S. Department of Energy, Dr. Wishart also worked for several years at a utility company in Queensland, Australia, conducting research into emerging energy technologies and also in Asset Management.
A Canadian, Dr. Wishart has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Institute for Integrated Energy Systems at the University of Victoria, an M.Sc. in Engineering Physics from the University of Saskatchewan, and a B.Sc. in Engineering Physics (Mechanical Engineering Minor) from the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Wishart’s research interests focus on emerging energy technologies, especially advanced technology vehicles and specifically EVs, HEVs, PHEVs, and FCVs. Dr. Wishart is a passionate advocate for energy efficiency and environmental protection. He believes that in addition to behavioral change, technological solutions are required to provide energy in a sustainable manner, and his career is dedicated to furthering these technologies.
Dr. Wishart’s specialties and interests include (but are not limited to):