Exide Technologies, Spain
Francisco Trinidad is working as a Doctor in Electrochemistry and received his MSc and PhD degree at the University of Madrid. He joined Tudor Group in 1977 and served as Research Laboratory Manager in Azuqueca, Spain and Development Director for the Industrial Division in Soest, Germany. After Exide acquisition of several battery groups in Europe (Tudor, Ceac, BIG, Hagen, Deta), he was nominated as Research Director in Paris, France and later Development Director Transportation Europe. In the actual position, he is responsible for basic research, including R&D labs and basic processes in Exide Europe. He is author of more than 60 papers and 20 patents, and has made numerous presentations on battery technology and related conferences. After more than 39 years of experience with several electrochemical systems, he is a worldwide recognized battery expert in the industry.