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Our Electrical Steels – your sustainable solution:

Cristina de Lucas Arribas, CMO Electrical Steels and Automotive Sales Director, ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products
Eric Werner, Sales Director Electrical Steels, ArcelorMittal Europe – Flat Products

The world is changing, and Electrical Steels will be essential for the industry to support these changes. Our introduction will explore the possibilities and opportunities of Electrical Steels, focusing on the various steps of a project’s life cycle. We will point out where ArcelorMittal’s expertise will allow us to add even more value to clients and partners. Additionally, hear more about our ambitions to sustainably address the growing demand for Electrical Steels and our role in transitioning to a low carbon world. 

Speaker information:

Cristina started her career in 1996 in Spain with different assignments in finance and controlling, before joining ArcelorMittal Flat Carbon Europe in Spain in 2001. In her career, she has evolved through different commercial and leadership roles related to the automotive market. Cristina holds a master’s degree in foreign commerce from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, as well as a bachelor’s degree in economics and finance from the Universidad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales, Alcala de Henares, Spain.

Eric joined ArcelorMittal in 2000 as Market Manager in Liege. He has since occupied several functions in marketing, sales and controlling. Eric was appointed to Sales Director Electrical Steels in July 2020 following an assignment as Global Account Manager in the automotive organization. Eric graduated from the ICHEC Brussels Management School and received his Commercial Engineer degree in 2000. 

Higher-strength low-loss Electrical Steels: enabling optimal designs of electric traction motors:
Dr. Lode Vandenbossche, Development Engineer for Electrical Steels, ArcelorMittal Global R&D
Dr. Ahmed Abdallh, Electromagnetic Research Engineer, ArcelorMittal Global R&D

As development engineers, Lode and Ahmed’s presentation will focus on the iCARe® Electrical Steels offer, explaining the specificities of the different grade families and insulating coatings, and demonstrating their added value for customers. The duo will share an in-depth case study on permanent magnet motor design, comparing the efficiency and compactness/performance depending on the Electrical Steels grade choice.

Speaker information:

Together with ArcelorMittal’s R&D and industrial development teams, Dr. Lode Vandenbossche translates the customer specifications for future applications into the development of improved generations of Electrical Steels grades. He holds a PhD in electromechanical engineering. As a research engineer at the ArcelorMittal’s R&D Ghent lab from 2010 till 2018, his focus was, and still is, on electrical steels from the application point of view.

Dr. Ahmed Abdallh joined ArcelorMittal Global R&D in Ghent in 2019 as a research engineer. He conducts research on electromagnetic applications of Electrical Steels in different industrial domains. Previously, he was working as a research engineer and focused on the electrification of vehicles and industrial drive trains. Ahmed received his Master of Science degree in electrical engineering from Cairo University, Egypt in 2006, and his PhD in electromechanical engineering from the University of Ghent, Belgium, in 2012.

​​​​​​​Electrical Steels are a key enabler for the sustainable mobility of the future and the now. As the world becomes increasingly aware of mobility’s impact on the health of the planet, solutions using Electrical Steels are a must for the automotive industry and deserve our attention.

Since 2006, ArcelorMittal has been leading the change in the development and application of high-performance Electrical Steels for eMobility use. We’ve remained committed to shaping the future of energy, preparing you for a better world through smarter steels.

In our upcoming webinar, Electrical Steels for eMobility: The ArcelorMittal sustainable solution for the future of the automotive industry, two of our commercial specialists and two of our technical experts will deep dive into the unique properties of ArcelorMittal’s Electrical Steels offering that are currently leading our partners and clients to success within the eMobility arena.

We are looking forward to joining you on October 26th as from 10 AM (CET) as we explore everything you need to know about Electrical Steels and the future of the automotive industry. Following the webinar, our technical experts will host a live meeting, giving you further opportunity to ask any questions you might have. Don’t miss this chance to discover our sustainable solutions for the future of the automotive industry.

Visit our Automotive website for even more information about our Electrical Steels.