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Sprint Electric, a world leading manufacturer of drives
July 2023
Sprint Electric News

Senior engineer appointed to support AC expansion

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Vivek Khistariya as Test and Validation Engineer.

Vivek will be based at the Sprint Electric technology centre within the University of Nottingham. With extensive experience in power train testing at automotive OEMs, Vivek will provide invaluable input to the design validation process for a new range of regenerative, energy-saving drives being developed by Sprint Electric.

Vivek brings a wealth of automotive engineering, and test and validation experience to this role. He spent time working as a Senior Engineer Test and Electronics at a British automotive engineering firm, leading teams on product requirement definition and change management programmes. Before this role, Vivek held the position of Facilities Engineer Engine Test for a company specialising in automotive research and test services.

Vivek Khistariya, Test and Validation Engineer at Sprint Electric

Mark Gardiner, joint Managing Director at Sprint Electric and responsible for managing the technology development partnership with University of Nottingham, said:

“As the technology readiness level of our new range of regenerative AC drives moves towards trial field operation, robust test and validation is required to explore the product operating envelope and ensure the product performs beyond its specification.

Vivek’s appointment is critical in delivering a product that meets real world requirements, delivering on the extensive customer feedback programmes that guide all aspects of our development programme. Above all, this role is about providing absolute confidence in the reliability of this product in applications around the world.” added Mark.



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