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




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

Peng and his research group have developed an automated modeling methodology that searches designs to identify the optimal configuration and component size for a power-split system.

Mcity demonstrates the powerful pairing of connectivity and automation.

This award is presented for demonstrated sustained outstanding leadership contributions to the DSCD, to ASME, and to the fields of interest to the DSCD.

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