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Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Sustainable Development Goal 7 is about ensuring access to affordable, sustainable energy for all. For a McMaster engineering professor, it involves coming up with electrifying innovations.  

Ali Emadi, Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

The next generation of cars: Electrifying solutions for clean energy 

With electric vehicles set to become one of the main forms of transportation globally by 2030, Ali Emadi set a goal to develop one of the world’s best university programs in the field of transportation electrification. And he’s achieved it.  

Emadi heads the transportation electrification program at the McMaster Automotive Resource Centre (MARC). It’s one of North America’s leading research facilities in electrified vehicles. There, the Canada Research Chair in Transportation Electrification and Smart Mobility is taking electric and hybrid vehicles to the next level in Canada.  

He’s working with industry partners and collaborators from fields of engineering, science, and social science to develop technologies that are cost-effectiveimprove performance and efficiency, and tackle issues facing the automotive industry.  


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