Our Expertise

Brainpower focused on advancing technology to help you move your electrification vision forward.

Synergistic skillsets for unmatched expertise

Exergi Predictive takes energy management way beyond just an algorithm. We believe our combination of expertise in vehicle engineering, data science, and software development is a winning combination to help our customers achieve the dependability they need from electric vehicles in real life situations.

Vehicle Engineering

Vehicle Engineering

World-class expertise in powertrain energy management and analysis.

Data Science

Data Science

Unique skillset in grey-box machine learning algorithms. 

Software Development

Software Development

Experienced in user-specific front end user interface and API tools.

Meet our team of experts

Will Northrop


Dr. Will Northrop is Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota (UMN) and Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technical Officer at Exergi. Dr. Northrop guides and advises the technical direction of Exergi Predictive and supports overall business strategy and commercialization efforts. Northrop has deep expertise in vehicle and energy conversion research.


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

  • Technical Strategy & Vision

  • Product Development

  • Experimentalist

Shawn Haag


Shawn Haag leads Exergi's operations and commercialization strategy. Haag, in partnership with Will Northrop, focuses on how best to bring the proposed technologies to market. 


  • M.Ed., Learning Technologies, University of Minnesota

  • B.S., Environmental Science, GIS, University of Minnesota

  • Execution

  • Partnership Development

  • Strategy

Andrew Kotz

Principal Engineer/PI

Andrew received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. He has deep technical experience in driving innovative research efforts to advance medium and heavy vehicle energy efficiency. His expertise includes vehicle systems research, energy management, and heavy-vehicle electrification. Currently, he is Exergi's lead principal investigator for all projects.


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

  • M.A., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Insitute of Technology

  • Testing & Vehicle Integration

  • Data Analysis

  • Technical Project Management

Harish Panneer Selvam

Senior Software Engineer

Harish Panneer Selvam received his M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. Selvam is an expert in data science and mechanics as applied to powertrain engineering systems.


  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota

  • Bachelor of Technology, Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology

  • Algorithm Development

  • Data Science

  • Agile Software Development

Sean Lock


Sean Lock is Exergi Predictive's strategic advisor and focuses on company strategy and commercialization efforts, inclusive of strategic alliances, investments, and partnerships. Mr. Lock has more than two decades of experience as a private investor, operating executive and business co-founder.


  • U.S. Army Veteran

  • B.S., Law and Engineering, U.S. Military Academy at West Point

  • MBA, Cornell University, The Johnson School of Management


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