Professor of Mechanical Engineering – University of Michigan
Director – Mcity
Huei Peng received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1992. His research interests include adaptive control and optimal control, with emphasis on their applications to vehicular and transportation systems. His current research focuses include the design and control of electrified vehicles and connected/automated vehicles. In the last 10 years, he was involved in the design of several military and civilian concept vehicles, including FTTS, FMTV, Eaton/Fedex, and Super-HUMMWV—for both electric and hydraulic hybrid concepts. He served as 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 the US and in China. He has served as the PI or co-PI of more than 60 research projects, with total funding of more than 60 million dollars. He has more than 300 technical publications, including 150 in referred journals and transactions and four books. His h-index is 76 according to the Google scholar analysis. The total number of citations to his work is more than 22,000. Huei Peng has been an active member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He is both an SAE fellow and an ASME Fellow. He is a Changjiang Scholar at the Tsinghua University of China.
Research Thrusts: Control & Operations