The University of Michigan
Funding provided by the U.S. Department of Energy,  the Ministry of Science and Technology of the People's Republic of China, and by U.S. and China Industrial Partners
U.S. - China Clean Energy Research Center Clean Vehicle Research Consortium

Publications

Advanced Batteries & Energy Conversion [ Login to Ctools ]

Maxwell D. Radin and Donald J. Siegel, “Charge transport in lithium peroxide: relevance for rechargeable metalair batteries,” Energy & Environmental Science, Accepted.

S.P. Ong, Y. Mo, G. Ceder, Low Hole Polaron Migration Barrier in Lithium Peroxide, Physical Review B, 85 (8), 081105 (2012).

Y. Mo, S.P. Ong, G. Ceder, First-Principles Study of the Oxygen Evolution Reaction of Lithium Peroxide in the Lithium-Air Battery, Physical Review B, 84, 205446 (2011).

Yi-Chun Lu, Yang Shao-Horn,"Probing the Reaction Kinetics of the Charge Reactions of Nonaqueous Li–O2 Batteries,"J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2013, 4, pp 93–99

Timothy J. Wallington, James E. Anderson, Donald J. Siegel, Michael A. Tamor, Sherry A. Mueller, Sandy L. Winkler, and Ole J. Nielsen, "Sustainable Mobility, Future Fuels, and the Periodic Table," Journal of Chemical Education, dx.doi.org/10.1021/ed3004269, 2012

Ramdon, S., Bhushan, B., “High Resolution Morphology and Electrical Characterization of Aged Li-ion Battery Cathode,” J Colloid Interface Sci., 380, 187-91, (2012)

M. D. Radin, F. Tian, and D. J. Siegel, Electronic Structure of Li2O2 (0001) Surfaces. J. Mater. Sci., DOI: 10.1007/s10853-012-6552-6 (2012). (Invited Article in Special Issue: First Principles Computations)

Lithium Peroxide Surfaces Are Metallic, While Lithium Oxide Surfaces Are Not, M. D. Radin, J. F. Rodriguez, F. Tian, and D. J. Siegel, JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, dx.doi.org/10.1021/ja208944x

Advanced Biofuels, Clean Combustion and Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) [ Login to Ctools ]

Pingen Chen and Junmin Wang, "Observer-based Estimation of Air-Fractions for a Diesel Engine Coupled with Aftertreatment Systems," IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology (in press), 2013

Junfeng Zhao and Junmin Wang, "Control-Oriented Multi-Phase Combustion Model for Biodiesel Fueled Engines," Applied Energy, Vol. 108, pp. 92 - 99, 2013.

“Thermoelectric Properties of Small Diameter Carbon Nanowires”, X. J. Tan, H. J. Liu, J. Wei, J. Shi, X. F. Tang, and C. Uher, Carbon 53, 286-291 (2013).

“Quantifying the Local Seebeck Coefficient Using Scanning Thermoelectric Microscopy (SThEM)”, J. C. Walrath, Y.H. Lin, K. P. Pipe, and R. S. Goldman, APS March Meeting, March 22, 1013; Z12.00004.

“Profiling the Local Seebeck Coefficient with Nanometer Resolution Using Scanning Thermoelectric Microscopy (SThEM), Y. H. Lin, J. C. Walrath, and R. S. Goldman, APS March Meeting, March 22, 2013; Z12.00005.

Enhanced Hole Concentration Through Ga Doping and Excess of Mg and Thermoelectric Properties of P-type Mg2(1+z)(Si0.3Sn0.7)1-yGay, W. Liu, K. Yin, X. Su, H. Li, Y. Gao, X. F. Tang, and C. Uher, Intermetallics 32, 352-361 (2013).

Mohamad Akbar Ali, V. Tyler Dillstrom, Jason Y. W. Lai and Angela Violi, Ab Initio Investigation of the Thermal Decomposition of n-Butylcyclohexane, 34th International Symposium on Combustion Warsaw, Poland, 29th July- 3rd August 2012.

Pingen Chen and Junmin Wang, "Control-Oriented Modeling and Observer-based Estimation of Solid and Gas Temperatures for a Diesel Engine Aftertreatment System," ASME Transactions Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 134, Issue 6, 061011 (12 pages), 2012

Junfeng Zhao and Junmin Wang, "Energy-based and Oxygen-based Biodiesel Blend Level Estimation Methods for Diesel Engines," Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference (Invited Paper), pp. 4975 - 4980, 2012.

Pingen Chen and Junmin Wang, "Control-Oriented Modeling of Thermal Behavior for a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst," Proceedings of the 2012 American Control Conference, pp. 4987 - 4992, 2012.

Enhanced Thermoelectric Properties of n-type Mg2(Si0.4Sn0.6)1-ySby due to Nano-sized Sn-rich Precipitates and an Optimized Electron Concentration, W. Liu, X. F. Tang, H. Li, K. Yin, J. Sharp, X. Zhou, and C. Uher, Journal of Materials Chemistry 22, 13653-13661 (2012).

Junfeng Zhao and Junmin Wang, "Effect of Exhaust Gas Recirculation on Biodiesel Blend Level Estimation in Diesel Engines," ASME Transactions Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurements, and Control, Vol. 135, Issue 1, 011011 (7 pages), 2013

Junfeng Zhao and Junmin Wang, "On-Board Fuel Property Identification Method Based on Common Rail Pressure Signal," Proceedings of the 2012 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (Invited Paper), pp. 2238 - 2245, 2012.

Convergence of Conduction Bands as a Means of Enhancing Thermoelectric Performance of n-type Mg2Si1-xSnx Solid Solutions, W. Liu, X. Tan, K. Yin, H. Liu, X. F. Tang, J. Shi, Q. Zhang, and C. Uher, Physical Review Letters 108, 166601-1—166601-5 (2012).

Optimized Thermoelectric Properties of Sb-doped Mg2(1+z)Si0.5-ySn0.5Sby Through the Adjustment of Mg Content, W. Liu, X. F. Tang, H. Li, J. Sharp, X. Zhou, and C. Uher, Chemistry of Materials 23, 5256-5263 (2011).

X.J. Tan, W. Liu, H.J. Liu, J. Shi, X. F. Tang, and C. Uher “Multiscale calculations of thermoelectric properties of n-type Mg2Si1-xSnx solid solutions” Phys. Rev. B 85, 205212 (2012).

Pingen Chen and Junmin Wang, “Oxygen Concentration Dynamic Model through a Diesel Engine Aftertreatment System,” Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (Invited Paper), pp. 867 - 874, 2011.

Vehicle Electrification [ Login to Ctools ]

Rizzoni, R., Zhang, J., Cordoba, A., Onori, S., "Diagnostics and Prognostics Needs and Requirements for Electrified Vehicles Powertrains." Accepted to be presented at the 2013 IFAC Symposium Advances in Automotive Control, September, 2013 (Accepted)

Cordoba-Arenas, A., Onori, S., Rizzoni, R., Fan, G. "Aging Propagation in Interconnected Systems with an Application to Advanced Automotive Battery Packs". Accepted to be presented at the 2013 IFAC Symposium Advances in Automotive Control, Japan, September, 2013 (Accepted)

J. Pries, H. Hofmann. "Harmonic balance FEA of synchronous machines using a traveling-wave airgap model," Conference Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC), Chicago, Ill., 6-9 Sept. 2011.

Onori, S., Rizzoni, G., Cordoba, A.'' A Prognostic Methodology for Interconnected Systems: Preliminary Results ". 8th IFAC International Symposium on Fault Detection, Supervision and Safety of Technical Processes, Mexico, Aug. 27-28, 2012.

J. Pries, H. Hofmann. ”Steady-State Finite Element Analysis of Magnetic Devices using a Shooting-Newton/GMRES Algorithm with Runge-Kutta Integration”, Conference Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), Raleigh, N.C., 15-20 Sept. 2012

X. Zhang, C. Li, and H. Peng, “Prius+ and Volt-: Configuration Analysis of Power-Split Hybrid Vehicles with a Single Planetary Gear,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technologies, Vol. 61, Issue 8, Oct. 2012, pp.3544-3552.

C. Li, X. Zhang and H. Peng, “Design of Power-Split Hybrid Vehicles with a Single Planetary Gear,” Proceedings of 2012 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

X. Zhang, C. Li, D. Kum, H. Peng and J. Sun, “Configuration Analysis for Power Split Hybrid Vehicles with Multiple Operating Modes,” Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control, Seoul, Sep. 9-12, 2012.

Advanced Lightweight Materials and Structures [ Login to Ctools ]

Wang, H. and Yu, J., 2012, “The non-closed parts optimal fitting method based on curvature Hausdorff distance using 3D non-contact measurement points,” Proc. IMechE Part D: J Automobile Engineering, 0(0) 1–12.

Lou, M, Li, Y. B., Lin, Z. Q., and Chen, G. L., 2011, “Effects of Direct Current on Formability of Self-Piercing Rivet Joints of Dissimilar Sheet Metals,” Steel Research International, Special Edition, 679-684.

Vehicle-Grid Integration [ Login to Ctools ]

X. Xi and R. Sioshansi, “Using Price-Based Signals to Control Plug-in Electric Vehicle Charging,” under revision for resubmission to IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid.

S. Kundu and I.A. Hiskens, "Hysteresis-based charging control of plug-in electric vehicles", Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Maui, HI, December 2012, pp. 5598-5604.

X. Xi, R. Sioshansi, and V. Marano, “Simulation-optimization model for location of a public electric vehicle charging infrastructure,” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Vol 22, pp 60-69, July, 2013.

R. Hermans, M. Almassalkhi and I.A. Hiskens, "Incentive-based Coordinated Charging Control of Plug-in Electric Vehicles at the Distribution-Transformer Level", Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 2012, pp. 264-269.

I. Beil and I.A. Hiskens, "A Distributed Wireless Testbed for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Control Algorithms", Proceedings of the North American Power Symposium, Champaign, IL, September 2012.

T. –K. Lee, Z. Bareket, T. Gordon, and Z. Filipi, Characterizing one-day missions of PHEVs based on representative synthetic driving cycles, SAE Technical Paper 2011-01-0885, Journal of Engines, 2011

T. –K., and Z. S. Filipi, Approaches for the computational efficient assessment of the PHEV impact on the grid, Global Conference on Power Control and Optimization (PCO) 2011, 2011

T. –K. Lee, and Z. S. Filipi, Response surface modeling approach for the assessment of the PHEV impact on the grid, IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) 2011, Chicago, IL, USA, 2011

T. –K. Lee, and Z. S. Filipi, "Representative real-world cycles in Midwestern US: Michigan driving cycles", IFP International scientific conference on hybrid and electric vehicles RHEVE 2011, Rueil-Malmaison, France, 2011

T. –K. Lee, Adornato, B., and Z. Filipi, Synthesis of Real-World Driving Cycles and Their Use for Estimating PHEV Energy Consumption and Charging Opportunities: Case Study for Midwest/US, IEEE Trans. Vehicular Technology, vol. 60, no. 9, pp. 4153-4163, 2011

Energy Systems Analysis, Technology Roadmaps and Policy [ Login to Ctools ]

DeCicco, "Factoring the Car-Climate Challenge: Insights and Implications" Energy Policy, (accepted)

Sustainable Mobility, Future Fuels, and the Periodic Table Timothy J. Wallington, James E. Anderson, Donald J. Siegel, Michael A. Tamor, Sherry A. Mueller, Sandra L. Winkler, and Ole J. Nielsen, Journal of Chemical Education, DOI: 10.1021/ed3004269

Keoleian, G.A. and J.L. Sullivan, “Materials challenges and opportunities for enhancing the sustainability of automobiles” Material Research Society Bulletin, (2012) 37(4): 365- 373.

Yuan, J.-H.; Hou, Y.; Xu, M.* China’s 2020 carbon intensity target: consistency, implementations, and policy implications. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2012, 16 (1), 4970-4981.

Xu, M.; Li, R.; Crittenden, J. C.; Chen, Y.-S. CO2 emissions embodied in China's exports from 2002 to 2008: a structural decomposition analysis. Energy Policy 2011, 39 (11), 7381-7388.

Kelly, Jarod C., Jason S. MacDonald and Gregory A. Keoleian. “Time-dependent plug-in hybrid electric vehicle charging based on national driving patterns and demographics.” Applied Energy 94: 395–405.

MacPherson, N.D., G.A. Keoleian, and J.C. Kelly, “Fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions labeling for plug-in hybrid vehicles from a life cycle perspective” Journal of Industrial Ecology (2012) 16(5): 761-773.

Cai, H.; Xu, M.* Assessing clean vehicle systems under constraints of freshwater resource. 2012 IEEE International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology. May 16-18, 2012, Boston, MA.