Theoretical and Practical Knowledge on EV Technology - Andreas Zafeiropoulos
"I was looking to get both theoretical and practical knowledge on EV technology."
Andreas Zafeiropoulos is a Development Engineer in Electrical Actuators Design from Greece. He enrolled in the online program Electric Cars in 2018.
What was your motivation for enrolling in this program?
I am currently working at Scania R&D in Sweden and I was looking to get both theoretical and practical knowledge on EV technology. The whole automotive industry is undergoing a huge transformation in order to meet strict CO2 emission demands and move towards a sustainable transportation future. So, from this program I was hoping to get a full picture of vehicle electrification technology, the challenges that need to be tackled, the stakeholders involved in this ecosystem and the legislator organizations that govern it.
In conclusion, I believe that this course will help me to increase my career prospects since the automotive industry is heading in this direction.
How would you describe your online learning experience?
My initial expectations of the program were completely covered. The material provided was of high scientific quality, the lectures were quite explanatory accompanied with extra reading material for those who wanted to dive deeper into the subject. Forum discussions were really interesting and you could read about different perspectives from students around the world.
What did you think of the online learning environment?
The materials were really easily accessible and the course structure was well organized. What I really liked was the ease of tracking my progress and my grading through each section of each course.
What is your advice to someone who would like to take a similar online course?
Please take this course if you are curious to learn more about Electrical Cars. It can persuade you as an individual to switch to an EV for your personal use due to its lower environmental impact.