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Our major research interests include control, modeling, estimation, optimization, and diagnosis of dynamical systems, especially for engine, powertrain, aftertreatment, hybrid, flexible fuel, alternative / renewable energy, energy storage, electrified and conventional ground vehicle, autonomous vehicle, intelligent transportation, smart and sustainable mobility, human-centric automation, cyber-physical, and mechatronic systems.

MSL’s research activities are supported by federal and state agencies as well as industrial companies including National Science Foundation (NSF), NSF-CAREER, Office of Naval Research (ONR), Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Army Research Laboratory (ARL), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), General Motors, Ford, Honda, Tenneco, Eaton, Ftech, Denso, and others.

Thanks to the current and past MSL sponsors

  • National Science Foundation
  • Office of Naval Research
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • U.S. Department of Transportation
  • U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • U.S. Army Research Lab
  • Texas Department of Transportation
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities
  • General Motors R&D Center
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
  • Tenneco, Inc.
  • Eaton Corporation Innovation Center
  • F.tech R&D North America Inc.
  • Denso
  • OSU-CAR Industrial Research Consortium
  • Honda-OSU Partnership Program
  • OSU Transportation Research Endowment Program

Recent Posts

Multiple funded Ph.D. student positions available in MSL

MSL currently has several funded positions for motivated Ph.D. students to conduct inter-disciplinary research on autonomous driving and robotic systems.  Students with M.S. degrees and interests in AI/ML and/or controls are encouraged to directly contact Prof. Wang.

  1. Prof. Wang Named a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society Leave a reply
  2. Prof. Wang Awarded Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Leave a reply
  3. Prof. Wang was Selected as AAIA Fellow for Contributions to Autonomous Driving Leave a reply
  4. Prof. Wang Named a Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Systems Man and Cybernetics Society Leave a reply