Director


Prof. Junmin Wang
SAE Fellow | ASME Fellow
Lee Norris & Linda Steen Norris Endowed Professor
MSL Founding Director
Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Austin

 

Education
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, 2007
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2003
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2003
M.S. in Power Machinery and Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2000
B.S. in Automotive Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, 1997

Academic and Industry Experience
Professor, University of Texas at Austin, 2018 – present
Lee Norris & Linda Steen Norris Endowed Professorship, University of Texas at Austin, 2021 – present
Accenture Endowed Professorship in Mechanical Systems, University of Texas at Austin, 2018 – 2021
Professor, Ohio State University, 2016 – 2018
Associate Professor, Ohio State University, 2013 – 2016
Assistant Professor, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2008 – 2013
Senior Research Engineer, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, 2006 – 2008
Research Engineer, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, 2004 – 2006
Engineer, Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, 2003 – 2004

Selected Honors and Awards
Lee Norris & Linda Steen Norris Endowed Professorship, University of Texas at Austin, 2021
2020 Automotive and Transportation Systems Best Paper Award, ASME-DSCC, 2020.
2019 IEEE Best Vehicular Electronics Paper Award, 2019.
IEEE Distinguished Speaker, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, 2019-2022.
2018 IEEE Andrew P. Sage Best Transactions Paper Award, 2018.
2018 Best Paper Award in Theory in Vibration Technical Committee Invited Session, ASME, 2018.
Accenture Endowed Professorship, University of Texas at Austin, 2018.
Chang Jiang Visiting Scholar, Jilin University, 2018.
Ohio State University Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award, 2018.
2017 IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems Outstanding Paper Award, 2017.
Highly Cited Research Award, IFAC journal of Control Engineering Practice, 2016.
ASME Fellow, ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers), 2016.
SAE Fellow, SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International, 2015.
IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, 2015-2019.
Harrison Faculty Award for Excellence in Engineering Education, Ohio State University, 2015.
National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award, 2012.
SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, SAE International, 2012.
Lumley Research Award, Ohio State University, 2012.
The 2009 SAE International Vincent Bendix Automotive Electronics Engineering Award, 2011.
Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program (ONR-YIP) Award, 2009.
ORAU (Oak Ridge Associated Universities) Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award, 2009.
Tsinghua University Outstanding Graduate Award and Medal, Tsinghua University, China, 1997.

Selected Professional Services
General Chair, 2021 Modeling, Estimation and Control Conference, 2020-2021.
Senior Editor, IFAC Journal Mechatronics, since 2017.
Senior Editor (Automotive Electronics subject), IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, 2016 – 2019.
Associate Editor, ASME Transactions Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, since 2013.
Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Autonomous Vehicles and Systems, since 2020.
Editor, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 2010 – 2019.
Technical Editor, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, since 2015.
Associate Editor, IFAC Journal Control Engineering Practice, 2013 – 2018.
Associate Editor, IFAC Journal Mechatronics, 2016 – 2018.
Associate Editor, Journal of the Franklin Institute, since 2017.
Associate Editor, SAE International Journal of Engines, 2012 – 2017.
Guest Editor, Special Issue on “Unmanned Mobile Systems,” in memory of Prof. J Karl Hedrick at ASME Transactions Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 2017-2018.
Guest Editor, Special Issue on “Control and Estimation of Over-Actuated Vehicles,” at Mechatronics, 2013.
Guest Editor, Special Issue on “Control and Estimation of Electrified Vehicles” at Journal of the Franklin Institute, 2013.
Guest Editor, Special Issue on “Recent Developments in Active and Semi-Active Suspension System Design for Vehicular Applications,” International Journal of Vehicle Design, 2013.
Guest Editor, Special Issues on “Integration and Control of Automotive Aftertreatment Systems” at International Journal of Powertrains, since 2012.
Publications Chair of the 2020 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC).
Vice Chair (Industry and Applications) of the 2017 American Control Conference (ACC).
Chair, ASME Automotive and Transportation Systems Technical Committee (2014-2016)
Member (as the Liaison for IEEE Control Systems Society), IEEE Transportation Electrification (Electric Vehicle) Steering Committee (since 2012)
Vice Chair, IFAC Technical Committee on Mechatronic Systems (since 2013)
Chair, SAE Control and Calibration Committee (now General Powertrain Development Committee) (2010-2012)
Member, SAE Powertrains, Fuels & Lubricants Executive Committee (since 2010)

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