Gil Tal, Ph.D.

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Position Title
Director, Plug-In & Hybrid Electric Vehicle Center


Gil Tal is the Research Director of the The Plug- in Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Research Center as well as the Transportation Research Director of The China Center for Energy and Transportation at UC Davis, respectively. He holds an M.A. in geography and environmental policy and planning from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and  a PhD in Transportation Technology and Policy from UC Davis. He is current working on projects analyzing  the future need for electric vehicle infrastructure, and the correlation between charging infrastructure, travel behavior, and demand for EVs. His numerous publications and various research projects makes him an ideal panelist for Electric Vehicle Market Preparation for Shared, Electric, and Autonomous Vehicles.