Professional Title: Professor
Organization: University of Auckland
Sessions: Welcome Address Day 2
Grant Covic (Full professor at the University of Auckland) began working on inductive power transfer in the mid 90’s, and by early 2000’s was jointly leading a team focused on AGV and EV charging solutions. He co-foundered HaloIPT that was later on-sold to Qualcomm and more recently to WiTricity. Presently he is consulting on wireless power while directing a government funded research program on stationary and dynamic wireless charging of EVs within the road. He also co-leads the interoperability sub-team within the SAE J2954 wireless charging standard for EVs.