Industrial Program
Industrial Program                                            

Industrial Forums                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       


                                          Time: Sept. 21, 13:00-15:30 (Fri.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Venue : Conference Room of Pine Billows,  South Lake Hotel                                                                                          

OrganizerNing Bian, Dongfeng Motor Technology Center          






Fengjun Li, China FAW  Group Co., Ltd.          


Junqiang Shen, Freetech Intelligent Systems Co., Ltd.          


Manoj Mohamed, ZF Friedrichshafen AG           


Yong Zhou, Continental AG 


Gansha Wu, UISEE Technologies Ltd.          


Ting He, Dongfeng Motor Technology Center


Time: Sept. 21, 15:50-17:35 (Fri.)

Venue : Conference Room of Pine Billows,  South Lake Hotel

OrganizerJinwu  Gao, Jilin University          






Youshu Kang, Cybernet Systems (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.          



Ken Dunstan, MathWorks, Inc.          





















Academic-industrial Panel Discussion


 Time: Sept. 22, 15:00-17:00 (Sat.)
 TitleFuture   Technology Challenge for Sustainable Transportations
Venue: New Business District (NBD) of   China FAW R&D Institute  ChairGianfranco Rizzo

Gianfranco Rizzo, University of Salerno



Born in Naples, 1952. Received in 1975 a laurea degree "cum laude" in Mechanical Engineering at University of Naples. He worked at FIAT, at Research National Council of Italy, at University of Naples and at University of Salerno, where he is Full Professor in Mechanical Engineering.

Chair of the Mechanical and Management Engineering Teaching Council. CEO and founder of the spin-off company eproinn. Past Chair of the IFAC TC “Automotive Control” (2008-2014). Associate Editor of Control Engineering Practice. Author of over 150 papers on: modeling and control of automotive engines, hybrid and solar vehicles, renewable energy, optimal management of Bio-Economic systems. Leader and partner of European projects funded by European Committee, industry and public institutions. Member of numerous committees. Recipient of numerous awards. Best Paper Award at AVEC04. Co-Author of a patent on converting conventional cars into Hybrid Solar Vehicles. Accordeonist and founder of the Jazz Orchestra of the University of Salerno.

Special Guests:

Masato Ehara, TOYOTA

Masato Ehara receives his master degree from Kyoto University, Japan, at 1999. He has been working for Toyota since 1999 and his main responsibility has been establishing efficient development process for internal combustion engine control system and utilizing model based calibration. Now he is a project manager and works for further development efficiency improvement introducing model based control technology and machine learning.

Ting He, Dongfeng Motor Technology   Center (DFM)


Ting He is a Senior Chief Engineer at Dongfeng Motor Technology Center responsible for the development and deployment of fuel cell vehicles. He has 25 year post-graduate experience at Max-Planck-Institute as an electrochemist, Honda, Phillips 66 and Idaho National Laboratory, led cross-functional, multi-national teams, large research, development organizations, and demonstrated a record of technical accomplishment in fuel cells, photovoltaics, low-carbon hydrogen and clean energy manufacturing. He is the inventor and author of more than 140 patents and referred journal articles. His research interests include the application of advanced materials, electrochemistry, nanotechnology in clean energy systems, transportation science and advanced manufacturing.

Bian Ning, Dongfeng Motor   Technology Center (DFM)


Dr. Bian Ning, Dongfeng Motor Group Co., Ltd.. Director of Intelligent Networking Department of Technology Center, researcher-level senior engineer, engaged in intelligent network technology research and development and application. Dr. Bianning has been working in the automotive industry for the automotive safety and electronics technology since 2005. In particular, the development and mass production applications of the most advanced high-tech technologies, such as autonomous driving technology, integrated chassis control, integrated active and passive safety technologies, accumulate a wealth of core technologies and work results. 5 years ago, he returned to the domestic mainframe factory technology center. Currently, he is mainly responsible for intelligent network (smart driving & advanced assisted driving system), chassis and chassis control, as well as vehicle safety performance, vehicle function development and application.

Yu Wang, First Automotive Works   (FAW)


He received the B.E. and Ph.D. degrees in automotive engineering from Jilin University, Jilin, China, in 2009 and 2016, respectively. He is currently working for China FAW Group and engaged in software development of chassis control. His active research interests include intelligent vehicles, vehicle dynamics and control.


Jiwei Wen, First Automotive Works   (FAW)


Born in Changchun, 1986. Received a bachelor's degree from Jilin University in 2010. Works at FAW, at E&E Development Department. Group leader of Functional safety. Engaged in automatic transmission control system development, vehicle EE architecture development.

Carlos Guardiola, Universitat de   València





Carlos Guardiola received the MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain) in 2000, and was honored with the First National Award by the Spanish Education Ministry. He received the PhD degree in 2005 at the same university, and he develops his research activity in the CMT-Motores Térmicos institute of the same university, where he serves now as professor. He leads research on control and diagnosis of internal combustion engines, and has been co-author of more than 100 scientific works, including books, patents, journals and conference papers. He serves as Vice-Chair on Industry of the Technical Committee on Automotive Control of the International Federation of Automatic Control, and he is a member of the Editorial Board of the "Proc. of the Inst. of Mech. Eng., Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering" and of "Springer Tracts in Mechanical Engineering". He is a recipient of the 2014 Ralph R Teetor Educational Award, by SAE International, and of the 2017 Betancourt y Molina Medal, by the Royal Engineering Academy of Spain.

Ilya Kolmanovsky, University of   Michigan


Dr. Ilya Kolmanovsky has received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in aerospace engineering, and the M.A. degree in mathematics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1993 and 1995, respectively. He is presently a full professor in the department of aerospace engineering at the University of Michigan, with research interests in control theory for systems with state and control constraints, and in control applications to automotive and aerospace systems including control and energy management in propulsion systems. Before joining the University of Michigan as a faculty, Dr. Kolmanovsky has been with Ford Research and Advanced Engineering in Dearborn, Michigan, for close to 15 years, where the focus of his research has been on advanced control of engines and powertrain systems to improve their energy efficiency, emissions and performance. Dr. Kolmanovsky is a Fellow of IEEE, a past recipient of the Donald P. Eckman Award of American Automatic Control Council, of two IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology Outstanding Paper Awards, and of several awards of Ford Research and Advanced Engineering. He is named as an inventor on 97 United States patents.

Lars Eriksson, Linköpings   universitet

Lars Eriksson received the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering 1995 and the Ph.D. in Vehicular Systems, 1999, both from Linköping University. His main research interests are modeling, simulation and control of vehicle propulsion system where he has a special interest in issues related internal combustion engines and vehicle powertrains. The following list topics describe the research areas that Lars Eriksson has a high interest in: Ion sensing, zero-dimensional in-cylinder pressure models, calculation of chemical equilibrium, modeling and control of turbocharged SI and DI engines, turbocharger modeling.

Per Tunestål, Lund University


Per Tunestål received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley in 2000. He presently holds a position as professor at Lund University where he is in charge of the engine control activities. Per Tunestål also serves as director of The KCFP Engine Research Center, a consortium financed by The Swedish Energy Agency, Lund University and 14 member companies world-wide. Special interests are engine control based on in-cylinder measurements and cylinder-pressure based parameter estimation. Per Tunestål holds more than 100 scientific publications within the combustion engine field and he has served as chairman of the Control and Calibration committee within the Society of Automotive Engineers.

Hong Chen, Jilin University

Hong Chen received the B.S. and M.S. degree from in process control from the Zhejiang University, China, in 1983 and 1986, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany, in 1997. She joined Jilin University of Technology, Changchun, China, in 1986. From 1993 to 1997, she was a “Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter” at the Institut für Systemdynamik und Regelungstechnik, University of Stuttgart. She became an Associate Professor in 1998 and has been a Professor since 1999. Currently, she serves as Tang Aoqing Professor and as the director of the State Key Laboratory of Automotive Simulation and Control. She was awarded the Distinguished Young Scholars of the National Science Fund China in 2007 for her contributions in model predictive control. Her current research interests include model predictive control, optimal and robust control, and nonlinear control and applications in mechatronic systems focusing on automotive systems.


Born in Naples, 1952. Received in 1975 a laurea degree "cum laude" in Mechanical Engineering at University of Naples. He worked at FIAT, at Research National Council of Italy, at University of Naples and at University of Salerno, where he is Full Professor in Mechanical Engineering.