ARC Researchers at the 2018 SAE World Congress
(April 10-12, Detroit, Michigan, USA)

ARC researchers (principal investigators in bold) will be presenting their latest research developments at the 2018 SAE World Congress. Below are their papers which may include non-ARC sponsored research. ARC funded research will have paper titles in bold.

In addition to our ARC technical papers, activities in the automotive arena are discussed by our ARC director Dr. Bogdan Epureanu in a feature by SAE WCXTV regarding University of Michigan's Integrative Systems+Design (ISD).


Tuesday, April 10

Dual Fuel Combustion (Part 1 of 4) (PFL260)
Room 413 B
9:00 am 2018-01-0249 Intermediate Combustion Modes between Conventional Diesel and RCCI
Jonathan Martin, Andre Boehman, Rutvik Topkar, Sumit Chopra, Uday Subramaniam, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor; Heng Chen, Xi’an Jiaotong University (not ARC funded)
Driveline Modeling (Part 1 of 2) (PFL680)
Room 358
9:30 am oral only Design, Modeling, Control, and Optimization of a Novel Hybrid Electric Powertrain System
Chenyu Yi, Bogdan Epureanu, University of Michigan
Vehicle Dynamics, Stability and Control (Part 1 of 5) (SS900)
Room 353
10:30 am 2018-01-0572 Evaluation of Alternative Steering Devices with Adjustable Haptic Feedback for Semi- Autonomous and Autonomous Vehicles
Chengshi Wang, Yue Wang, John R. Wagner, Clemson University (not ARC funded)
0-D and 1-D Modeling and Numerics (Part 3 of 6) (PFL110)
Room 412 A
11:30 am 2018-01-0851 Thermodynamic and Practical Benefits of Waste Energy Recovery Using an Electric Turbo-Generator Under Different Boosting Methods
Rani Kiwan, Robert Middleton, Anna Stefanopoulou, University of Michigan (not ARC funded)
Reliability and Robust Design in Automotive Engineering: Reliability-Based Design Optimization and Robustness (IDM102)
Room 311 A
2:00 pm 2018-01-0616 Efficient Global Surrogate Modeling Based on Multi-Layer Sampling
Zhen Hu, University of Michigan - Dearborn; Zissimos Mourelatos, Oakland University (not ARC funded)
Autonomous Systems (Part 2 of 3) (AE506)
Room 252 A
3:00 pm 2018-01-0028 Development of a Vehicle-Based Experimental Platform for Quantifying Passenger Motion Sickness During Test Track Operations
Monica Lynn Haumann Jones, Kathleen Sienko, University of Michigan; Sheila Ebert-Hamilton, UMTRI; Catherine Kinnaird, University of Michigan; Carl Miller, Univ of Michigan - Ann Arbor; Brian Lin, University of Michigan; Byoung-Keon Park, UMTRI; John Sullivan, Univ of Michigan-Ann Arbor; James Sayer, University of Michigan; Matthew Reed, Univ of Michigan - Ann Arbor (not ARC funded)
Modeling and Simulation of Military Ground Vehicles (Part 1 of 3): Structures, Including Durability, Reliability and Testing Methods (IDM201)
Room 311 B
3:30 pm 2018-01-0621 Optimizing Occupant Restraint Systems for Tactical Vehicles in Frontal Crashes
Jingwen Hu, Nichole Ritchie Orton, Cong Chen, Matthew Reed, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor; Jonathan Rupp, Emory University; Rebekah Gruber, David Clark, Risa Scherer, US Army TARDEC


Wednesday, April 11

Engine Boosting Systems (Part 1 of 2) (PFL520)
Room 312 B
9:00 am 2018-01-0969 Assessing a Hybrid Supercharged Engine for Highly Diluted Combustion Using a Dynamic Drive Cycle Simulation
Shima Nazari, Robert Middleton, Kanji Sugimori, Jason Siegel, Anna Stefanopoulou, University of Michigan (not ARC funded)
Advances in Instrument Panels, Seats, and Interiors (M301)
Room 141
10:00 am 2018-01-0845 Applicability of Occupant Packaging and Interior Ergonomics Tools to Highly Automated Vehicles
Matthew Reed, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
10:30 am   Technical Expert Panel Discussion: Shared Autonomous Vehicles (SAV) and their Impact on the Design and Engineering of Automotive Interiors
Moderator: Lisa Fallon, General Motors LLC
Panelists: Don Federico, Toyota Motor Corp.; John Jaranson, Ford Motor Company; Jeff Poniatowski, FCA US LLC; Matthew Reed, Univ. of Michigan - Ann Arbor
Design Optimization - Methods and Applications (Part 2 of 3) (SS103)
Room 313 A
9:00 am 2018-01-1017 Optimal Water Jacket Flow Distribution Using a New Group-Based Space-Filling Design of Experiments Algorithm
Dionysios Panagiotopoulos, Oakland University; Owais Iqbal, FCA US LLC; Zissimos Mourelatos, Dimitrios Papadimitriou, Oakland University (not ARC funded)
Modeling and Simulation of Military Ground Vehicles (Part 2 of 3): Robotics and Autonomy (IDM201)
Room 311 B
10:00 am oral only Terrain Mapping and Energy Prediction for Ground Robot Decision-Making
Michael Andrew Quann, Lauro Ojeda, Kira Barton, University of Michigan
11:00 am 2018-01-0798 Cooling Parasitic Considerations for Optimal Sizing and Power Split Strategy for Military Robot Powered by Hydrogen Fuel Cells
Jason B. Siegel, Anna G. Stefanopoulou, University of Michigan; Denise Rizzo, US Army TARDEC; Niket Prakash, University of Michigan
11:30 am 2018-01-0799 A Decision Analytic Approach to Incorporating Value of Information in Autonomous Systems
Sam Kassoumeh, Vijitashwa Pandey, Oakland University
Modeling and Simulation of Military Ground Vehicles (Part 3 of 3): Thermal and Fluids (IDM201)
Room 311 B
2:30 pm 2018-01-1109 Simultaneous Design and Control Optimization of a Series Hybrid Military Truck
Zifan Liu, Abdullah-al Mamun, Simona Onori, Clemson-ICAR
3:00 pm 2018-01-1108 An Integrated Cooling System for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Motors - Design and Simulation
Junkui (Allen) Huang, Shervin Shoai Naini, Richard miller, John R. Wagner, Clemson University; Denise Rizzo, Katherine Sebeck, Scott Shurin, US Army TARDEC
3:30 pm oral only Computationally-Efficient Heat Convection Model for Electric Machines Considering Taylor Vortices
Yuanying Wang, University of Michigan
4:00 pm 2018-01-1111 A Hybrid Thermal Bus for Ground Vehicles Featuring Parallel Heat Transfer Pathways
Shervin Shoai Naini, Junkui (Allen) Huang, Richard Miller, John R. Wagner, Clemson Unversity; Denise Rizzo, Katherine Sebeck, Scott Shurin, US Army TARDEC
4:30 pm 2018-01-1112 One-Dimensional Modelling and Analysis of Thermal Barrier Coatings for Reduction of Cooling Loads in Military Vehicles
David Gatti, Marcis Jansons, Wayne State University
Reliability and Robust Design in Automotive Engineering: Decision Under Uncertainty/Uncertainty Modeling (IDM104)
Room 311 A
2:30 pm oral only Resource Allocation for Reliability Assessment of Engineering Systems using Accelerated Life Testing
Zhen Hu, University of Michigan - Dearborn; Zissimos Mourelatos, Oakland Univ. (not ARC funded)


Thursday, April 12

Fatigue Modeling / Testing & CAE Durability Analysis (Part 2 of 2) (M200)
Room 140 D
1:30 pm 2018-01-1395 Long Life Axial Fatigue Strength Models for Ferrous Powder Metals
Virgiliu-Adrian Savu, Zissimos Mourelatos, Oakland University (not ARC funded)