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Center for Efficient Vehicles and Sustainable Transportation Systems

Projects

Electrified
Vehicle
Powertrains

Current projects

  • EMI Materials for 5G Communication – [ Abstract ]
  • Lightweight RF System for Ice and Snow Research (on Glacier/Road) [ Abstract ]
  • Rare-earth Free Permanent Magnets for Electric Motors for Electric Vehicles [ Abstract ]
  • Multiphysics Modeling of Battery Packs under Mechanical Impact and Design of Origami-inspired Mechanical Impact Absorption Structures [ Abstract ]

Completed projects

  • High Energy Density and Durable Battery System for Electric Vehicle [ Abstract ]
  • Rare-Earth Free Permanent Magnetic Materials for PMSM and Generator [ Abstract ]
  • High Performance Rare-Earth Free and Efficiency-Shifting Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine for Electrified Vehicles [ Abstract ]
  • High Frequency Power Converters for Electric Vehicles [ Abstract ]
  • Tuning Electronic Structure of Low-cost M-type Hexaferrite for Rare-earth Free Permanent Magnets [ Abstract
Conventional Powertrains and Alternative Fuels

Current projects

  • Simulation of Gas-Liquid Jet Flow from a Flat Fan Nozzle for High-Pressure Engines [ Abstract ]
  • Development of a Comprehensive Numerical Model of the Spark Ignition Process [ Abstract ]
  • Starting and Catalyst Warming Emissions from Direct-Injection SI Gasoline Engines [ Abstract

Completed projects

  • Evaluation of Conversion of Older TxDOT Dump Trucks with Either New CNG or Diesel Dump Trucks [ Abstract

Vehicle Systems Optimization

Current projects

  • A Smart Sensor for Battery Health and Safety Monitoring of Hybrid/Electric Vehicles [ Abstract ]
  • Predictive Diagnostics for Diesel Engines using Machine Learning Algorithms [ Abstract ]

Completed projects

  • Isogeometric Analysis Methods for Design of More Efficient Vehicles [ Abstract ]
  • Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Empowered Next-Generation Interchange Control with Improved Operational Efficiency and Energy Consumption [ Abstract
Efficient/ Sustainable Autonomous Vehicle

Current projects

  • Modeling of Integrated Inductor with Thin film Magnetic Core [ Abstract ]
  • Integrated In-Package or SIP Micro Pattern Magnetic Inductors for Power Application [ Abstract ]
  • Passive In-vehicle Oral Analysis for Drug Abuse [ Abstract ]
  • Low Noise Linear Low-Dropout Regulators [ Abstract ]

Completed projects

  • Emissions and Energy Implications of Self-Driving Vehicles [ Abstract ]
Transportation Systems and Infrastructure

Current projects

  • Reimagining City Design: Curb Use & Charging Station Provision [ Abstract ]
  • Anticipating Current & Coming Technologies that Impact US Travel Choices: A Role for CASE (Connected Automated Shared Electric) Vehicles [ Abstract ]
  • SiGeSn Films and Devices for Automotive Application [ Abstract ]

Completed projects

  • Emissions and Energy Implications of Self-Driving Vehicles [ Abstract ]
  • Next-Generation Digitally Modulated Automotive Radar – System-Level Modeling [ Abstract
  • Optimal Infrastructure Design of a Public Electric Vehicle Charging Network [ Abstract ]