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Hybrid Challenges

Ferdowsi’s research addresses some of the usual challenges that hybrid vehicles face—for example, balancing weight reduction against available energy. “This research gets the stress off the shoulder of batteries and pushes it to the ultracaps,” he notes, “and they are much better when it comes to stress.”

On the Road

Mehdi Ferdowsi
Assistant Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Missouri S&T

By Christina Andrade