Dr. Nady Boules
Director, Electrical & Control Systems Research Laboratory
GM Global Research & Development
Nady Boules was named Director, of GM’s Research & Development’s Electrical & Control Systems research lab in March 2007. He is responsible for the development of advanced electrical systems and components for vehicle safety, comfort and infotainment.
Boules first joined General Motors Research Laboratories
in 1982. He held several positions leading and managing research
activities in automotive mechatronic systems.
In September 1999, he was named director of research and development for Delphi Steering Systems in Saginaw, MI. His responsibilities expanded to cover brakes and suspension when he was named director of the dynamics innovation center In February 2002, In January 2005, he was named director, dynamics innovation center and material engineering and his responsibilities expanded to materials for the Energy and Chassis division. From May 2006 until returning to GM, he held the position of director, innovation & technology leadership.
Boules received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in electrical engineering from Cairo University, Egypt and a doctorate of engineering degree in 1978 from the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany.
Boules is a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the recipient of the 2011IEEE Nikola Tesla Award. He is also a member of the board of directors of Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS-A) and a member of the executive board of several University consortia