Louise Zhang

Senior Director of Engineering

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Dr. Louise Zhang is Lucid’s Senior Director of Engineering, responsible for overall vehicle safety and regulatory compliance.

Louise has dedicated her career to making cars and roads safer. Prior to Lucid, she was the head of Tesla’s Vehicle Safety Team. Under her leadership, Tesla vehicles achieved five-star safety ratings in US NCAP and Euro NCAP. Before moving to Silicon Valley, Louise led Delphi Corporation’s safety system integration projects with Chinese OEMs in Shanghai, China.

Outside of the automotive industry, Louise has worked as a forensic consultant, advising attorneys on litigation involving complex real-world crashes.

Louise holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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