Research Projects

  • US-China Clean Energy Research Center—Clean Vehicle Center, funded by US Department of Energy, $25,000,000, 01/01/2011-12/31/2015. Served as the leader as the “Vehicle Electrification” Thrust Area Leader in this government-industry collaboration 2010-2011. Served as the project PI from October 2011 – present.
  • “Optimal Configuration, Component Sizing, and Control of a Power‐Split System for Hybrid Passenger Cars and Trucks”. Bosch Energy Research Network, 8/1/2013 to 7/31/2015, $140,000.
  • “Driver Model for Commercial Vehicle Safety Monitoring,” NIOSH Center for Motor Vehicle Safety, 7/30/2012 to 4/29/2013, $72,000.
  • “Query and analysis of IVBSS database,” NIOSH Center for Motor Vehicle Safety, 7/26/2013 to 8/31/2015, $60,000.
  • “Modeling, analysis, and control of a hydraulic hybrid wheel loader,” Komatsu, 1/1/2013 to 6/30/2014, $19,960.
  • “Control of Reconfigurable Microgrids With Significant Renewable Power Sources,” National Science Foundation, 9/1/2013 to 8/31/2016, $199,968.
  • “Improving the quality of pavement profile measurement in urban settings,” Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, 7/2/2012 to 7/31/2014, $350,000, PI: Dave Leblanc, my share is $20,000.
  • “CPS: Frontier: Collaborative Research: Correct-by-Design Control Software Synthesis for Highly Dynamic Systems,” National Science Foundation, 4/1/2013 to 3/31/2017, $1,600,000, PI: Jessy Grizzle, my share is $400,000.