• Charlie Gaylard

  • Theme:Digital Systems, Optimisation and Integration
  • Project:Beyond Predictive Energy Management
  • Supervisor:Nic Zhang
  • Industry Partner: AVL
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After graduating in Motorsport Technology in 2011, Charlie held several operational roles in the motorsport industry including Production Controller and Design Coordinator for Formula 1 teams and supplier companies with composites. In 2017 he returned to study for a BSc Top-Up in Automotive engineering at the University of Brighton where he worked on the design and manufacture of a Formula Student Chassis with a focus on ergonomics and regulatory compliance. Following his graduation, Charlie joined the Formula E team Mahindra Racing as a Design Engineer, working on the design of the cooling system and inboard suspension components among other projects. Charlie has joined the AAPS CDT hoping to apply his experience in design and manufacturing while widening his knowledge and expertise to help improve efficiency and sustainability in vehicle design. Outside of University he enjoys surfing, playing the guitar and motorsport.

Name Role Description Date Website
IMechE Webinar Attendee

ARRIVAL The Next Transport Revolution: ARRIVAL is a technology company designing and building electric vehicles for commercial use such as delivery vans and buses. This webinar provided and overview of the company and the current strategy in providing revolutionary electric vehicles to bus companies and delivery companies such as UPS and Royal Mail.


Arrival Webinar

University of Bath, Mechanical Engineering Design and Project Exhibition - Cohort 2 Presentation

"AAPS CDT Presents: The 2030 Novus - Spiritual Successor To The Prius"

During the MRes year of the programme, the cohort were inspired by the impact of the Toyota Prius, and developed an architecture for a sustainable vehicle targeted at the market of 2030. Projecting forward using current and anticipated global trends, the transdisciplinary team explored a variety of opportunities for innovation and, using a holistic systems-engineering approach, developed a crossover plug-in hybrid vehicle.

AAPS Conference 2022 Speaker

Title of talk: Beyond Predictive Energy Management

- 13/07/2022

AAPS Conference 2022

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