Dr. Anderman’s comprehensive xEV Industry Insider Report is based on his on-site interviews with senior battery technologists and business development executives at 15 global automakers and 25 of their current and prospective battery suppliers. The latest edition of the Report, updated in May 2015, dissects current xEV and xEV-battery technology and provides an insightful assessment of vehicle- and battery-market forecasts by automakers and battery developers to 2020, revealing the likely trajectory of the industry. It discusses the technological status and manufacturing positions of individual battery producers and points out the Japanese and Korean battery manufacturers who are best positioned to succeed in the market.
The Tesla Battery Report, also authored by Dr. Anderman, provides insight into the company that became the world’s larger user of Li-Ion batteries overnight and of its battery technology. The Report includes EV market and EV battery market forecasts to 2020 and explores the Gigafactory’s cost, challenges and benefits.
Dr. Anderman founded Total Battery Consulting in 1996 to offer consulting services in:
In 2000, Dr. Anderman founded Advanced Automotive Batteries (AAB) to provide information on the rapidly growing field of energy storage for advanced automotive applications.
Dr. Anderman earned a PhD in Physical Chemistry (with honors) from the University of California in 1983. His corporate experience encompasses materials research, cell design, and battery engineering, as well as market and business development and general management.
Founder and PresidentA private consulting firm to the battery and associated industries, specializing in technology, cost, and market assessment, battery system selection and qualification, and battery-related investment andlegal work.
Vice President of TechnologyOverall responsibilities for all technical areas, and key contributor to business development activities of this start-up Li Ion battery developer and producer, leading a group of 45 scientists, engineers and technicians.
Vice President and General Manager, Aerospace DivisionComplete P&L responsibility of a fully integrated Division. Responsible for the consolidation of two separate operations into one facility. Oversaw the transfer to manufacturing of five new products. Led the division to profitability.
Project and Group Leader - Rechargeable Lithium BatteryScaled up laboratory cells into fully packaged AA cells. Co-responsibility for a detailed business plan that assessed W.R. Grace options to commercialize its Rechargeable Lithium Battery technology. Cells designed exceeded state-of-the-art performance for rechargeable consumer batteries. Initiated safety testing.
Research AssociateStudied the photoelectrochemical activity of doped iron oxide electrodes. Developed a P-N junction photoelectrochemical cell that converted solar energy into hydrogen.
* First laminate/polymer structure patent, pre-Bellcore