Research

Advertisement from the 1950's stating that one day your car will be automatically driven along an electric super-highway

Advertisement from 1950’s stating that one day your car will be automatically driven along an electric super-highway

Research Goals

Realize sustainable automotive transportation in a variety of global locations

  • Tools: vehicle electrification, optimal energy management, eco-driving, prediction modeling, emissions modeling, traffic management, and more

Realize safe autonomous vehicles in a variety of conditions and global locations

  • Tools: sensor fusion, perception modeling, high-performance computing, deep learning, reinforcement learning, PID control, and more

 

Photo of the inside of the Energy Efficient and Autonomous Vehicles LaboratoryResearch Capabilities

The EEAV Lab works out of WMU's 5000 square foot Automotive Research Laboratory. All of the previous mentioned tools can be implemented in simulation and tested using the following equipment:

2019 KIA Niro research vehicle

  • Drive-by-wire capability (using PolySync's Drive Kit)
  • High-performance computer (Nvidia DRIVE PX2)

Chassis Dynamometer

  • Custom drive cycle capability

Engine test cell