You're Invited to Chattanooga Engineers Week
2019 Kick-off Luncheon



The Engineers Week Kick-off Luncheon starts off the celebration of Engineers Week for the Chattanooga Area. It is an event that highlights the contribution of engineering to the betterment of the world and encourages participants to recognize the importance of their work.

Where: The UTC University Center, 642 E. 5th Street. Chattanooga, TN 37403

When: Tuesday, February 19th 2019, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm EST

Speaker: Michael Rademacher, Project Lead: Battery. Volkswagen, North American Region

Topic: Volkswagen's Modular Electric Architecture - E-Mobility for Millions, not Millionaires

Luncheon Cost: $26 per person, $250 Corporate Table for Eight

Reservations: Click here to RSVP by Wednesday, February 13





Michael Rademacher, Project Lead: Battery.
Volkswagen, North American Region


Michael Rademacher is the Technical Project Lead for High Voltage Batteries within Volkswagen e-Mobility product line that is responsible for their North American electric vehicles. As part of the company's initiative to produce electric vehicles in Chattanooga, he oversees all technical aspects of the high voltage battery. Liaising between Germany and Chattanooga, Michael works with the local production, engineering, testing, and purchasing teams to ensure the successful localization of the new Modular Electric Platform (MEB)'s high voltage battery.

He joined the Volkswagen Group at their headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany in 2014 and two years later became a member of the Engineering and Planning Center's Innovation Team of the Volkswagen Group of America. There, Rademacher was responsible for developing lightweight solutions using composites materials, such as fiberglass and carbon fiber.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Madison, Wisconsin. His main focus was on Automotive Engineering, taking courses specific to automotive research and composites.
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PDH Certificates: Certificates for Professional Development Hours (pdh) will be offered at the end of the banquet. An announcement will be made then as to where to pick them up.

For additional information or help, please email Lulu Copeland, Executive Director, Economic & Workforce Development, Chattanooga State Community College.









For additional information or help, please email Lulu Copeland: lulu.copeland@chattanoogastate.edu, Executive Director, Economic & Workforce Development, Chattanooga State Community College.