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Dr. Daniel Mikat

Dr. Daniel Mikat

Toyota Engineering and Manufacturing, North America

Session Details

V2G+: A Peaceful Transfer of Power
May 21, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Entering phase two of electric drive development, there are significant opportunities to use these technologies as sources of portable power for uses ranging from emergency management, to load balancing, to power export for our workhorse vehicles. Learn about the latest innovations that allow plug-in vehicles to redistribute their power and the potential impact that will have across other critical market sectors.


Dr. Mikat has been a Senior Principal Engineer and Technical Manager at Toyota for 15 years. His focus has been on Alternative Fuel Vehicle design and charging standardization.  Smart Charging and Wireless Power Transfer have been the focus of his engineering group over the past several years. In previous assignments at Toyota, Daniel has served as Assistant Chief Engineer, focusing on electronics development and integration into the vehicle. He is also functioning as the business strategic liaison to Toyota Motor Sales and the Toyota parent company in Japan, TMC. Prior to his tenure at Toyota, he was a staff engineer at Panasonic and at Fujitsu Ten.