Senior Systems Engineer, Danfoss Power Solutions
TOPIC: Opportunities & challenges for next-generation powertrain architectures in off-highway machinery
Simon Nielsen is a Senior Systems Engineer within the Integrated Solutions department of Danfoss Power Solutions. Integrated Solutions is responsible for developing system solutions for off-highway machinery through the value-added combination of hydraulic and electrical components with control software.
Nielsen has nearly 10 years of experience working within Danfoss Power Solutions, beginning as a member of the international co-op program and later continuing as a propel systems engineer at the Ames, Iowa location. From 2015-17, he worked at the Danfoss headquarters in Nordborg, Denmark.
Nielsen is experienced in the development of advanced hydrostatic propel systems. He has application knowledge covering a variety of machine types in the agricultural and construction industries and from multiple geographical regions. Recently, he has been involved in an initiative to analyze, compare, and develop the potential of emerging powertrain architectures to best meet customer needs.
Brought up on a farm in southwest Iowa, he received a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering and a Master of Science degree in agricultural engineering, both from Iowa State University.