Distinguished Professor & Executive Associate Director
Prof. Kevin Deng has been a distinguished professor and served as Executive Associate Director of Automotive Research Institute of Jilin University since 2010. Prior to that, he had worked for General Motors R&D Center in USA as a researcher since 1996. He was a three-time recipient of the “Charles McCuen” Award, the highest research award in General Motors, and a twice-recipient of the `Boss' Kettering Award, the most prestigious award in GM for technical invention and innovation. He briefly served as an acting director of Hong Kong Automotive Parts & Accessories R&D Center in 2010. Currently he serves as the Editor in Chief of International Journal of Vehicle Autonomous Systems and Associate Editor of International Journal of Vehicle Design, and was the associate editor of IEEE Transaction o Vehicular Technology. He was also the Chair of the Transportation Track of 2010, 2012 and 2014 IEEE Vehicular Technology Conferences respectively, the Chair of Advanced Vehicles and Mobility of 2011 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium, and Technical Program Chair of FISITA 2012 on Chassis Systems and Integration Technology, etc.
He holds numerous patents and is the authors/co-authors of some 100 publications in international journals and conferences. He is also a dozen of invited speakers worldwide. His primary research interests are in vehicle dynamics, intelligence and control, virtualization technologies based on modeling and simulation methods, etc.