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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), 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

Recent Posts

UT Austin selected into the Prestigious EcoCAR EV Challenge Program

U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm announced UT Austin as a new team of the EcoCAR EV Challenge sponsored by Department of Energy, General Motors, MathWorks and managed by Argonne National Laboratory. EcoCAR is a premier collegiate engineering program of Department of Energy Advanced Vehicle Technology Competitions (AVTC) for North American universities. Led by Profs. Junmin Wang (Mechanical Engineering), Joydeep Biswas (Computer Science), and Alex Huang (Electrical Engineering), 100+ undergraduate and graduate students in many disciplines across the UT campus will work on addressing real-world challenges of electrified, connected, and automated vehicles (E-CAV) through multidisciplinary collaborations using GM’s full-electric 2023 Cadillac LYRIQ as the test platform. More details at UT Austin Cockrell School of Engineering and U.S. DOE.

  1. Adrian finished M.S. program and joins Sandia National Laboratories Leave a reply
  2. Zejiang received George J. Heuer, Jr. Ph.D. Endowed Graduate Fellowship Leave a reply
  3. The Inaugural Modeling, Estimation and Control Conference (MECC) will be Held Online and at UT-Austin Oct. 24-27, 2021 Leave a reply
  4. Zejiang’s work received 2020 Automotive Systems Best Paper Award from ASME Leave a reply