Dynamic Systems and Control Conference


Dynamic Systems and Control Conference

Tysons Corner, Virginia

October 11-13, 2017

Program - Special Sessions


Best Student Paper Competition Special Session

Date: Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Room: Great Falls Room

Organizer: Hosam Fathy, Penn State University

The ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division supports the Student Best Paper Competition at the annual Dynamic Systems and Control Conference. This competition aims at motivating future researchers to contribute to the Dynamic System and Control scientific community, by recognizing outstanding and original scientific work developed by students. In this session the student authors of the papers selected as finalists for this award will be presenting their work in front of a panel of judges. The session is open for all conference attendees.

Control Research Perspectives In Automotive Industry

Date: Thursday, October 12, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm
Room: Rappahannock Room


Ali Borhan, Cummins Inc.
Taehyun Shim, University of Michigan Dearborn
Marcello Canova, The Ohio State University
Mahdi Shahbakhti, Michigan Technological University
Yan Chen, Arizona State University

This special "Presentation-Only" session highlights the current and future research challenges faced by the automotive industry, and illustrates creative solutions developed in response to such challenges. The presentations are provided by technical leaders and top researchers in the automotive industry, who will offer their perspective on future research opportunities. The goals of this session are to encourage an active industry participation to the Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, and to foster collaboration with the academic community through an open exchange of ideas.


Systems and Controls Research Opportunities for Electrified Vehicles
Mark Jennings
, Ford Motor Company

Stochastic Knock Control
Michael Prucka

Integration of a HD Powertrain into an Autonomous Truck
Edmund Hodzen
, Cummins Inc. Research and Technology

System Architecture and Challenges for Autonomous Vehicles Omesh Tickoo, Intel Corporation

Collaboration between Academia and Industry: Measures of Success
Ken Butts
, Toyota Motor North America R&D