Recent Activities in Connected, Automated, and Electrified Vehicles at the University of Michigan

Jun
30
2014
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Huei Peng, The University of Michigan
Urban Dynamics Institute Seminar
Joint Institute for Computational Sciences (Building 5100), Auditorium (Room 128)
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Email: Beata E. Taylor
Phone:865.241.3976
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Three of the most notable trends in ground vehicle technologies are electrified, connected and automated vehicles.  They have the potential to significantly improve the safety, sustainability and environmental impacts of vehicles.  Two research centers were established recently at the University of Michigan targeting these topics.  The US-China Clean Energy Research Center—Clean Vehicle Consortium, which supports more than 30 research projects related to the development of clean vehicles in US and China.  and the Michigan Mobility Transformation Center, which aims to develop three large living laboratories: Connected Ann Arbor, Connected Southeastern Michigan, and Automated Ann Arbor.  In this talk, we will present the key research focus and current status of these two centers.  

About the Speaker

Huei Peng received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1992. He is  a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan and  the US Director of the DOE sponsored Clean Energy Research Center—Clean Vehicle Consortium, which supports more than 30 research projects related to the development of clean vehicles in US and China. He also serves as the Associate Director of the University of Michigan Mobility Transformation Center, a center that studies connected and autonomous vehicle technologies and promotes their deployment. His current research focuses include design and control of electrified vehicles, and connected/automated vehicles.

 

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