Pete Thimmaiah, PhD
Program Manager, Zero-Emission Fleets Program, Plug in BC
Dr. Pete Thimmaiah is a Program Manager for the Fraser Basin Council’s Climate Change and Air Quality Program, supporting zero-emission fleets initiatives for Plug In BC. He joined FBC in 2018.
Prior to joining FBC, Pete worked with the automotive company Robert Bosch, Germany as a senior mechanical engineer. He has several scientific publications related clean energy technologies, and also a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post Canada and Policy Options magazine.
Pete holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in mechatronic systems engineering from the Simon Fraser University and a master of science degree from Coventry University and a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering from Visvesvaraya Technological University.