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David Cooke

  • Senior Associate Director, Cntr for Automotive Research
  • 930 Kinnear Rd
    Columbus, OH 43212
  • 614-292-3662


David Cooke is the assistant director of research operations and a member of the technical research staff focusing on electrified powertrain sustainable mobility and smart city initiatives. He manages te OSU CAR Industrial Consortium and supports the strategic operations of the center.

David received a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from OSU graduating with a distinction as well as a graduate specialization in automotive systems engineering and a minor in business management. During his time as a student David lead the Venturi Buckeye Bullet landspeed racing teamin the development of the world's fastest battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell powered vehicles at 342 MPH and 303 MPH respectivly.