Founding member and General Manager of EMD - Joseph M. Ambrosio is a graduate of New York Institute of Technology with a BS in Mechanical Engineering. As an entrepreneur, he was a co-founder of Neocon Technologies (1994) and Odyne Corporation (2001).
Joe's tenure in the alternative fuel transportation industry includes design, development, and integration of a variety of liquid and gaseous fuel systems, battery energy & thermal management, APU systems for HEVs (fuel cell, micro turbines, and internal combustion engines), and testing procedures. He has been an active member of the SAE for 18-years. His professional experience includes printed circuit board production, quality control and industrial engineering. Joe has authored a number of published technical reports for the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) on battery energy and thermal management for heavy and light duty electric vehicles. In addition to EV/HEV system integration and R&D, he has worked closely with US-based and off-shore electric utilities along with organizations such as the Department of Energy's Clean Cities on alternative fuel vehicle development, electric drive system development and vehicle demonstration programs. Joe has co-authored 6 U.S. patents in field of battery energy/thermal management, energy storage enclosures and advanced propulsion systems.
He is currently active in the following organizations: Curriculum Advisory Board Automotive Technologies - Suffolk Community College, Curriculum Advisory Board Engineering Science - State University of NY at Stony Brook, Curriculum Advisory Board Technologies - Bronx Community College, Greater Long Island Clean Cities Coalition - Former Treasurer, Board Member and current Vice Chairman.
Joe has also been active in battery, energy and thermal management from 1991 to present, and has co-authored the following related US Patents:
US Pat. 11315927 - Filed Dec 22, 2005 Battery management and equalization system for batteries using power line carrier J. Ambrosio - co-author
USPTO 11329018 - Filed Jan 10, 2006 - Vehicle Control Systems for Electric and Hybrid Electric Vehicles J. Ambrosio - co-author
USPTO 7323272 - Issued Jan 29, 2008 Battery enclosure for electric and hybrid electric vehicles optimized for air cooling J. Ambrosio - co-author
USPTO 12/217,407 - Filed Jul 3, 2008 - Parallel hybrid drive system utilizing power take off connection as transfer for a secondary energy source J. Ambrosio - co-author
USPTO 7427156 - Issued Sep 23, 2008 - Thermally managed battery enclosure for electric and hybrid electric vehicles J. Ambrosio - co-author