IASTEC Founding meeting on March 13th 2023

The International Association of Sustainable Drivetrain and Vehicle Technology Research, IASTEC (in the process of founding) is an international association of professors and researchers worldwide working on vehicle and drivetrain research at famous universities. The purpose of IASTEC is to promote science, research and teaching in the field of vehicle and drivetrain technology.

On March 13th 2023 the constitution act of IASTEC took place online. In this founding meeting the founding members elected the board of directors. These are:
Prof. Dr. sc. tech. Thomas Koch (Chairman), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Karlsruhe, Germany
Prof. Dr. Jesus Benajes (Vice Chairman), Térmicos, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Prof. Dr. Krzystof Wislocki (Treasurer), Polish Scientific Society of Combustion Engines, Poznán, Poland
Prof. Dimitrios Hountalas, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Prof. Dr. Hua Zhao, Natural person, Brunel, United Kingdom
Besides, Dr. Amin Velji was elected as Secretary General.

The registered office of IASTEC will be in Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium.

The notarial act of creation of the association has been sent to the Belgian Ministry of Justice, where IASTEC will be officially created via a royal decree to be published in the coming weeks.