Craig Gates is a chemical engineer with experience in electrochemical systems. Have worked with DC power systems and current flowing in a battery-type application (ahmm... fuel cells, but that was long ago). Now I have an '06 Prius and I bought it with the intention of converting it to a PHEV. I've already installed the flasher EV mod. I live in Corvallis, Oregon and would be interested in meeting some of the Seattle folks working on conversions as time allows. I need to come up to speed on what's been done, but I'm willing to do foot work to help the effort. Just let me know what needs to be done.