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Biographical entry Lovatt, Howard

Electrical engineer


Howard Lovatt is an electrical engineer with a specialist interest in thermoelectrics and development of energy efficient vehicles. He was awarded the CSIRO Chairman's Medal in 2000 for his role as team leader in the CSIRO Hybrid Vehicle Program, which resulted in Australia's first Low Emissions Vehicles.



1981 - 1984
Education - BSc Hons in electrical engineering at the University of Nottingham, UK
1984 - 1988
Career position - Engineer at Switched Reluctance Drives Ltd, Harrogate, UK
1988 - 1991
Career position - Research Officer at the University of Leeds, UK
Career event - Joined CSIRO
1997 - c. 2000
Career position - Team Leader, CSIRO Hybrid Vehicle Program
Award - CSIRO Chairman's Medal for his work on CSIRO Hybrid Vehicle Program

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