Sila Kiliccote is the Co-founder and CEO of eIQ Mobility. eIQ Mobility is building a trusted platform and a set of key enablers that drive vehicle fleets into a smart, electric, and cost-effective future. The key enablers include planning and operational software that finds the least cost deployments, tracks performance over time and enables the sharing of infrastructure and vehicles over time thus gaining efficiencies at each trip.
Prior to joining eIQ, Sila formed and led the Grid Integration, Systems and Mobility (GISMo) department at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and managed Stanford’s Bits and Watts initiative. She spent over 10 years at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory as a deputy of the Demand Response Research Center and leading the grid integration initiatives. She received SLAC’s Director’s award in 2017, the C3E Research Leadership Award in 2014, and Leadership in Smart Grid Acceleration Award in 2010.
Sila's talk is part of the Winter quarter E311A seminar series, “Letters to a Young Engineer.” Come hear from an inspiring group of women as they share stories about their lives and lessons learned from their varied careers in engineering. People of all identities are welcome! Cookies and tea will be served at 4:20pm.