Automotive Day First Edition

Published: 06/11/2016
Automotive Day First Edition is curated by School of Automotive Engineering of South China University of Technology and Politecnico di Torino through South China Torino Collaboration Lab. The event is promoted by the Consulate General of Italy in Guangzhou with the support of China-Italy Chamber of Commerce. Automotive Day offers a new platform for bi-directional exchange and provides opportuni- ties for cooperation between Industry and University, Companies and Research come from Italy and China.

The event will be hold in Guangzhou on 9th November 2016 at South China University of Technology, Wushan Campus, Liwu Scientific building.
Schedule of the event:

08:45 Attendance register

09:15 Welcome ceremony: Ming Zhang Assistant to the President of SCUT, Enrico Macii Vice Rector of POLITO, Alice Rubini Consul of Italy in Guangzhou 

09:35 Introduction to National United Engineering Laboratory of Automotive Component Technology Xianming Zhang Dean of School of Mechanical of Automotive Engineering, SCUT

10:00 Teaching and research activities in automotive field at Politecnico di Torino
Prof. Andrea Tonoli Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, POLITO

10:30 Coffee break

11:00 An introduction to the R&D activities of GAC Group
Xiangdong Huang Former Dean GAC Research Institution

11:30 Next generation batteries for electric vehicles
Prof. Silvia Bodoardo Department of Applied Science
and Technology, POLITO

11:50 Chassis NVH and Lightweight Design
Xiaoyong Pan (Lewis Pan) President of Chassis Department, Ningbo Tuopu Group Co., Ltd.

12:10 Lunch time
Location: West Lake Hotel, Wushan Campus

14:00 Welcome by Vice Chairman of the China-Italy Chamber of Commerce
Massimiliano Guelfo

14:10 Technology Platforms for the Car of the Future
Edoardo Merli Director of Marketing and Application Head of GCSA and Korea Automotive Marketing and Applications, STMicroelectronics

14:30 From puts manufacturing to system supplies
Vincenzo Macchiarulo Foreign expert under Chinese 1000 Talents Plans, Ningbo Fengmao Far-East Rubber Company

14:50 How a global manufacturer of automotive components approaches innovation
Pietro Buonfico VP Chief Technology Advisor & China Friction R&D, ITT Motion Technologies

15:10 Coffee break

15:40 Study on Mold Filling and Gas Entrapment of Aluminum Die Castings and its application to automotive component
Prof. Zhao Haidong School of Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, SCUT

16:00 Regenerative shock absorbers for fuel consumption reduction and improved vehicle dynamics
Prof. Nicola Amati Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, POLITO

16:20 Magneti Marelli Suspension System: technology, innovation and people development
Francesco Polistena Deputy Country Manager, Magneti Marelli S.p.A.

16:40 Closing ceremony

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