Publications

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2021

40. Development and Evaluation of Velocity Predictive Optimal Energy Management Strategies in Intelligent and Connected Hybrid Electric Vehicles
      Aaron Rabinowitz, Farhang Motallebi Araghi, Tushar Gaikwad, Zachary Asher, Thomas H. Bradley
      Energies 2021 
 
39. Techno-Economic Analysis of Fixed-Route Autonomous and Electric Shuttles
      Nick Goberville, Md Marsad Zoardar, Johan Rojas, Nicolas Brown, Farhang Motallebiaraghi, Anthony Navarro, Zachary Asher
      2021 SAE World Congress Experience

 

38. No Cost Autonomous Vehicle Advancements in CARLA through RO
      Gabriel Prescinotti Vivan, Nick Goberville, Zachary Asher, Nicholas Brown, Johan Rojas
      2021 SAE World Congress Experience

 

37. High-Fidelity Modeling of Light-Duty Vehicle Emission and Fuel Economy Using Deep Neural Networks
      Farhang Motallebiaraghi, Aaron Rabinowitz, Jacob Holden, Alvis Fong, Shantanu Jathar, Thomas Bradley, Zachary Asher
      2021 SAE World Congress Experience
     Presentation
 
36. Systems and methods for determining engine start time during predicted acceleration events
      Joshua Payne, Heraldo Stefanon, Benjamin Geller, Takanori Aoki, Thomas Bradley, Zachary Asher, David Trinko
     US Patent
 
35. Biomass Feedstock Transport Using Fuel Cell and Battery Electric Trucks Improves Lifecycle Metrics of Biofuel Sustainability and Economy
      Nawa Raj Baral, Zachary D.Asher, David Trinko, Evan Sproul, Carlos Quiroz-Arita, Jason C. Quinn, Thomas H. Bradley
      Journal of Cleaner Production
      Technical Paper

 

2020

 34. Vehicle Performance Analysis of an Autonomous Electric Shuttle Modified for Wheelchair Accessibility
      MS Thesis
      Johan Fanas Rojas
      Western Michigan University
      Presentation
      Technical Paper
 
33. Optimized System for On-Route Charging of Battery Electric Buses and High-Fidelity Modeling and Simulation of In-Motion Wireless Power Transfer
       MS Thesis
      Yogesh Jagdale
      Western Michigan University
      Presentation
      Technical Paper
 
32. Real-Time Implementation of Optimal Energy Management in Hybrid Electric Vehicles: Globally Optimal Control of Acceleration Events
      Zachary Asher, David Trinko, Joshua Payne, Benjamin Geller, Thomas Bradley
      Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control
 
31. Analysis of LiDAR and Camera Data in Real-World Weather Conditions for Autonomous Vehicle Operations
      Nick Goberville, Mohammad El-Yabroudi, Mark Omwanas, Johan Rojas, Rick Meyer, Zachary Asher, and Ikhlas Abdel-Qader
      2020 SAE World Congress Experience
 
30. Observer for Faulty Perception Correction in Autonomous Vehicles
      Mark Omwansa, Rick Meyer, Zachary Asher, Nick Goberville      
      2020 SAE World Congress Experience
 
29. Vehicle Velocity Prediction Using Artificial Neural Network and Effect of Real World Signals on Prediction Window
      Tushar Gaikwad, Aaron Rabinowitz, Farhang Motallebiaraghi, Thomas Bradley, Zachary Asher, Alvis Fong, Rick Meyer
      2020 SAE World Congress Experience 
      
Video of Vehicle Velocity Prediction Using Artificial Neural Networks
      Technical Paper 
      Presentation
 
28. Synchronous and Open, Real World, Vehicle, ADAS, and Infrastructure Data Streams for Automotive Machine Learning Algorithms Research
      Aaron I. Rabinowitz, Tushar Gaikwad, Samantha White, Thomas Bradley, Zachary Asher
      2020 SAE World Congress Experience
 
27. Using Reinforcement Learning and Simulation to Develop Autonomous Vehicle Control Strategies
      Anthony Navarro, Sahika Genc, Premkumar Rangarajan, Rana Khalil, Nick Goberville, Johan Fanas Rojas, Zachary Asher
      2020 SAE World Congress Experience
 

2019

26. Vehicle Velocity Prediction Using Artificial Neural Networks and Effect of Real-World Signals on Prediction Window
       MS Thesis
      Tushar D. Gaikwad
      Western Michigan University
      Presentation
      Technical Paper
 
25. Comparison of Optimal Energy Management Strategies Using Dynamic Programming, Model Predictive Control, and Constant Velocity Prediction
      MS Thesis
      Amol A. Patil
      Western Michigan University
      Presentation
      Technical Paper 
 
24. Identification and Review of the Research Gaps Preventing a Realization of Optimal Energy Management Strategies in Vehicles
      Zachary D. Asher, Amol A. Patil, Andrew A. Frank, Thomas H. Bradley
      SAE International Journal of Alternative Powertrains
      Technical Paper
 
23. Improving the Range of Electric Vehicles
      Parth Kadav, Zachary D. Asher
      2019 Electric Vehicles International Conference
      Technical Paper
 
22. Vehicle Velocity Prediction and Energy Management Strategy Part 2: Integration of Machine Learning Vehicle Velocity Prediction with Optimal Energy Management to Improve Fuel Economy
      Tushar D Gaikwad, Zachary D. Asher, Kuan Liu, Mike Huang, Ilya Kolmanovsky
      2019 SAE World Congress Experience
      Technical Paper
 
21. Vehicle Velocity Prediction and Energy Management Strategy Part 1: Deterministic and Stochastic Vehicle Velocity Prediction Using Machine Learning
      Kuan Liu, Zachary D. Asher, Xun Gong, Mike Huang, Ilya Kolmanovsky
      2019 SAE World Congress Experience
      Technical Paper
 

2018

20. Enabling Predictive Energy Management in Vehicles
      PhD Dissertation
      Zachary D. Asher
      Colorado State University 
      Presentation
 
​19. Economic Viability and Environmental Impact of In-Motion Wireless Power Transfer
      Braden J. Limb, Zachary D. Asher, Thomas H. Bradley, Evan Sproul, David A. Trinko, Benjamin Crabb, Regan Zane, Jason C. Quinn
     2018 IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification
      Technical Paper 
 
18. 2018 Astrodynamics Specialist Conference
      Zachary D. Asher, Steven Tragesser, Christian Kneubel, Jennifer Hudson, Thomas H. Bradley, Ilya Kolmanovsky
      2018 Astrodynamics Specialist Conference
      Technical paper

17. 2018 ASEE Summer Conference
      Zachary D. Asher, Nicole Ramo, and Thomas H. Bradley
      2018 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Summer Conference
      Technical paper

16. Electrification of Class 8 Trucking: Economic Analysis of In-Motion Wireless Power Transfer Compared to Long-Range Batteries
     Evan Sproul, Zachary D. Asher, David A. Trinko, Thomas H. Bradley, and Jason C. Quinn
     2018 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference

15. An Adaptive Green Zone Strategy for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Control
      David A. Trinko, Eric A. Wendt, Zachary D. Asher, Marco Peyfuss, John Volckens, Jason C. Quinn, and Thomas H. Bradley
     2018  IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference
      Technical paper 

14. Enabling Prediction for Optimal Fuel Economy Vehicle Control
      Zachary D. Asher, Jordan Tunnel, David Baker, Robert Fitzgerald, Farnoush Banaei-Kashani, Sudeep Pasricha, and Thomas Bradley
      2018 SAE World Congress and Exhibition
      Technical Paper 

13. Economic and Efficient Hybrid Electric Vehicle Fuel Economy and Emissions Modeling Using an Artificial Neural Network
      Zachary D. Asher, Abril Galang, Thomas H. Bradley, and Shantanu Jathar
      2018 SAE World Congress and Exhibition
      Technical Paper 

12. Towards Improving Vehicle Fuel Economy with ADAS
      Jordan Tunnel, Zachary D. Asher, Sudeep Pasricha, and Thomas H. Bradley
      2018 SAE World Congress and Exhibition
      Technical Paper 

11. Application of Pre-Computed Acceleration Event Control to Improve Fuel Economy in Hybrid Electric Vehicles
      David Trinko, Zachary D. Asher, and Thomas H. Bradley
      2018 SAE World Congress and Exhibition
      Technical Paper 

 

10. Vehicle Electrification in Chile: A Life Cycle Assessment and Techno-Economic Analysis Using Data Generated by Autonomie
    Vehicle Modeling Software
    Carlos Quiroz-Arita, Zachary D. Asher, Nawa Baral, and Thomas H. Bradley
    2018 SAE World Congress and Exhibition

9. V2V Communication Based Real-World Velocity Predictions for Improved HEV Fuel Economy
    David A. Baker, Zachary D. Asher, and Thomas H. Bradley
    2018 SAE World Congress and Exhibition

8. Development of an Autonomous Vehicle Control Strategy Using a Single Camera and Deep Neural Networks
    Anthony Navarro, Jendrik Joerdening, Rana Khalil, Aaron Brown, and Zachary D. Asher
    2018 SAE World Congress and Exhibition

7. Increasing the Fuel Economy of Connected and Autonomous Lithium Ion Electrified Vehicles
    Zachary D. Asher, David A. Trinko, and Thomas H. Bradley.
    Behaviour of Lithium-ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles

 

2017

6. Prediction Error Applied to Vehicle Optimal Fuel Economy
     Zachary D. Asher, David A. Baker, and Thomas H. Bradley
     IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
     Technical Paper 

 

5. Investigation of Vehicle Speed Prediction from Neural Network Fit of Real World Driving Data for Improved Engine On/Off
    Control of the EcoCAR3 Hybrid Camaro
    David A. Baker, Zachary D. Asher, and Thomas H. Bradley
    2017 SAE World Congress and Exhibition

 

4. The Importance of HEV Fuel Economy and Two Research Gaps Preventing Real World Implementation of Optimal Energy Management
     Zachary D. Asher, Van Wifvat, Anthony Navarro, Scott Samuelsen, and Thomas Bradley.
     2017 SAE World Congress and Exhibition
      Technical Paper 

 

2016

3. The Effect of Hill Planning and Route Type Identification Prediction Signal Quality on Hybrid Vehicle Fuel Economy
     Zachary D. Asher, Thomas Cummings, and Thomas H. Bradley
     2016 SAE World Congress and Exhibition
     Technical Paper 

 

2015

2. The Effect of Trip Preview Prediction Signal Quality on Hybrid Vehicle Fuel Economy
     Thomas Cummings, Thomas H. Bradley, and Zachary D. Asher
     2015 Engine and Powertrain Control, Simulation and Modeling (E'COSM)      
     Technical Paper 
 

2012

1. Capture and Removal Orbital Analysis of Multiple Debris Objects Using a Tethered Spacecraft
    MS Thesis
    Zachary D. Asher
    University of Colorado at Colorado Springs