Josimar Duque received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Federal University of São João del-Rei (2014), and his MBA in project management from Getulio Vargas Foundation (2017). In 2023, Josimar obtained his M.S. in mechanical engineering, from McMaster University, Canada. His main research area involved battery aging, state of charge, and health estimation. He gathered five years of experience in vehicle closure systems experimental testing, before joining McMaster University. He is currently working as a research engineer at McMaster University, with a focus on energy storage testing and mechanical design.
April 28, 2022: McMaster University 1 of 2 Canadian institutions selected for premier EcoCAR EV Challenge
McMaster University has been chosen as one of 15 institutions across North America to engineer