Huei Peng

Huei Peng
Professor, Mechanical Engineering
US Director, US-China Clean Energy Research Center-Clean Vehicle Consortium
Roger L. McCarthy Professor
U-M MCity Director


AL (W.E. Lay Auto Lab)

1231 Beal 
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133

(734) 936-0352


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1992
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Pennsylvania State University, 1988
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, National Taiwan University, 1984

Research Interests

Vehicle dynamics and control; electromechanical systems; optimal control; human driver modeling; vehicle active safety systems; control of hybrid and fuel cell vehicles; energy system design and control for mobile robots.

Honors and Awards

Chang-Jiang Scholar Award, Tsinghua University, China, 2010
Fellow, ASME, 2008
Outstanding Achievement Awards, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2005
Best Paper Award, 7th International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control, 2004
CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 07/1998 - 06/2002

Faculty Type

Tenured and Tenure-Track

Related News

ME faculty play integral role in robotics at U-M, conduct vital research

This prestigious honor recognizes his seminal research contributions in adaptive control and optimal control, with an emphasis on their applications to vehicular and transportation systems

The recipients are: Michael Thouless, Huei Peng, Steve Ceccio, and Kathleen Sienko

The Mobility Transformation Center is an interdisciplinary research unit of the U-M Office of Research.

Four ME faculty members received College of Engineering Awards in 2015. These recipients include Jun Ni, Huei Peng, Katsuo Kurabayashi, and Jianping Fu

His paper is titled "Optimal Vehicle Motion Control to Mitigate Secondary Crashes After an Initial Impact"