Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan;
Associate Director, Michigan Mobility Transformation Center;
Huei Peng received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1992. He is now a Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan. His research interests include adaptive control and optimal control, with emphasis on their applications to vehicular and transportation systems. His current research focuses include design and control of hybrid vehicles and vehicle active safety systems.
In the last 20 years, he has worked on vehicle automation, vehicle dynamics, design and assessment of active safety systems, and human model development—with a special focus on understanding how they err. He is currently the Associate Director of the Michigan Mobility Transformation Center, which aims to demonstrate vehicle connectivity and automation in Ann Arbor and Southeast Michigan. He has served as the PI or co-PI of more than 50 research projects, with a total funding of more than 30 million dollars. He has more than 240 technical publications, including 98 in referred journals and 4 books. His work is widely cited: according to the Google scholar analysis, his h-index is 45, and the total number of citations to his work is more than 7,700.
Huei Peng is an SAE Fellow and an ASME Fellow. He is a ChangJiang Scholar at the Tsinghua University of China.