Meet Senior Decision Makers From International OEMs With The Following Job Titles:

Directors, Chiefs, Heads of, Supervisor, Managers And Specialists In The Following Areas:

  •     Lightweighting
  •     Lightweight Design
  •     CAE
  •     Virtual Design
  •     Staff Researcher
  •     Material Scientist        
  •     Technical Specialist
  •     Technical Lead
  •     Structural Analysis
  •     Simulation
  •     Modeling
  •     Mechanical Design
  •     R&D
  •     Materials
  •     Crashworthiness
  •     Vehicle Safety
  •     Simulation Technical
  •     FEA
  •     Metallic Materials
  •     Safety Performance
  •     Vehicle Engineering
  •     Concept Development
  •     Durability
  •     NVH
  •     Virtual Simulation
  •     Data Scientist
  •     CAE Modeling
  •     Crash Safety
  •     Advanced Vehicle
  •     Group Engineering
  •     Body Structures
  •     Lightweight Construction 
  •     Vehicle Weight
  •     Composites
  •     Polymers and Fluids
  •     Materials Concepts
  •     Lifecycle Assessment
  •     Sustainability

Nand Kochhar

Global Safety Systems Chief Engineer

Ford Motor Company

Nand Kochhar was appointed Global Safety Systems Chief Engineer, Ford Motor Company on March 1, 2013. He is also Executive Technical Leader, Simulation and a member of the Technology Advisory Board.  

Prior to this, he held the position of Chief Engineer, Materials Engineering & Standards.

Since joining the company in 1990 as a Design Engineer, he went on to hold several positions of increasing responsibility including Chief Engineer, Vehicle Engineering, Chief Engineer, CAE & Durability Engineering. Kochhar was also Platform Vehicle Engineering Manager for F-Series Super Duty Truck.  Prior to that he served in Ford of Germany. He was responsible for CAD/CAM/CAE/PLM (C3P) implementation and launch of the award-winning Ford Mondeo as a Chassis Manager in Europe.

Nand served as the Chairman of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Motor Vehicle Council for 2015-16 term.  He was elected Vice Chairman of SAE International Technical Standards Board (TSB) in 2017 and will serve as Chairman for the 2018-19 term.

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