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Dr. Chen Lv works as a Research Fellow for the Advanced Vehicle Engineering Center (AVEC). His research interests include electrified vehicle control, electrified powertrain control, automated driving, and driver-automation collaboration.

Dr. Lv received the B.Sc. degree in Automotive Engineering from Wuhan University of Technology, Wuhan, China in 2010, and the Ph.D. degree in Automotive Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in Jan 2016, advised by Prof. Junzhi Zhang. From 2014 to 2015, he was a joint Ph.D. student at department of EECS, University of California, Berkeley, USA, advised by Prof. Alberto Sangiovanni-Vincentelli.

With more than 10 years research experience in Automotive Engineering, he has expertise in Electrified Vehicle Dynamics and Control, Electrified Powertrain Control, Automated Driving Vehicles, and Driver-Automation Collaboration, and published over 30 papers and 10 approved China patents. He received the SAGE 2012 Highly Commended Paper Award of J. Auto, IMechE UK, the China National Fellowship for Doctoral Student in 2013, the NSK Sino-Japan Friendship Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Paper Prize in 2014, the Graduate Student Academic Rising Star Nomination Award of Tsinghua University in 2015, the China SAE Outstanding Paper Award in 2015, the 1st Class Award of Beijing Scientific and Technological Progress in 2015, the 1st Class Award of Scientific and Technological Progress of China Automotive Industry in 2015, the Outstanding PhD Graduate and the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award of Tsinghua University in 2016.

Current activities

Current research focus: Automated Driving, Driver-Automation Collaboration, and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Based Co-design Optimization Methodology. Research Fellow for EPSRC-JLR TASCC Project: Driver-Cognition-Oriented Optimal Control Authority Shifting for Adaptive Automated Driving (CogShift), 4 year, £2.47m, led by Dr. Dongpu Cao, jointly with UCL, JLR and AVL Powertrain UK. (

Selected additional vehicle control and intelligence research projects:

- Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) Based Driver-Vehicle Interactions, collaboration with UC Berkeley;

- Dynamical Load Simulation Mechanism and Method for Electric Powertrains, Natural Science Foundation of China, led by Tsinghua University;

- Dynamic Coupling Mechanism and Control Method of Brake Blending for Electric Vehicles, Natural Science Foundation of China, led by Tsinghua University;

- Energy-Regeneration Anti-Lock Brake System for Electric Vehicles, China National High-tech R&D Program, led by Tsinghua University.

Associate Editor: International Journal of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing (IJVSMT), Journal of Advances in Vehicle Engineering (JADVE). Guest Editor: International Journal of Powertrains (IJPT).


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