Publications

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JOURNAL PAPERS

J29. Judhajit Roy, Nianfeng Wan, Angshuman Goswami, Ardalan Vahidi,Paramsothy Jayakumar, and Chen Zhang, “A Hierarchical Route Guidance Framework for Off-Road Connected Vehicles,” under review, 2017.

J28. Alireza Fayazi and Ardalan Vahidi, “Mixed Integer Linear Programming for Optimal Scheduling of Autonomous Vehicle Passage Through Intelligent Intersections,” under review, 2017.

J27. Nianfeng Wan, Chen Zhang, and Ardalan Vahidi, “Probabilistic Anticipation and Control in Autonomous Car Following,” under review, 2017.

J26. Yasha Parvini, Ardalan Vahidi, and Alireza Fayazi, “Optimal Charging of Supercapacitors, Lithium-Ion, and Lead-Acid Batteries,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, in print, 2017.

J25. Baisravan HomChaudhuri, Ardalan Vahidi, and Pierluigi Pisu, “Fast Model Predictive Control Based Fuel Efficient Control Strategy for a Group of Connected Vehicles in Urban Road Conditions,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 760-767, 25, 2017.

J24. Seneca Schepmann and Ardalan Vahidi, “Ultracapacitor Power Assist with Preview-based Energy Management For Reducing Fuel Consumption of Heavy Vehicles,” in print, International Journal of Powertrain, 5, 375-394, 2016.

J23. Nianfeng Wan, Ardalan Vahidi, and Andre Luckow, “Optimal Speed Advisory For Connected Vehicles in Arterial Roads and The Impact on Mixed Traffic,” Transportation Research Part C, 69, 548–563, 2016, [ PDF].

J22. Nianfeng Wan, Ardalan Vahidi, and Andre Luckow, “Reconstructing Maximum Likelihood Trajectory of Probe Vehicles Between Sparse Updates,” Transportation Research Part C, 65, 16-30, 2016, [PDF].

J21. Alireza Fayazi and Ardalan Vahidi “Crowdsourcing Phase and Timing of Pre-Timed Traffic Signals in Presence of Queues: Algorithms and Backend System Architecture,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 17, 870-881, 2016.[PDF ]

J20. Yasha Parvini, Jason Siegel, Anna Stefanopoulou, and Ardalan Vahidi, “Supercapacitor Electrical and Thermal Modeling, Identification, and Validation for a Wide Range of Temperature and Power Applications,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 63, 1574 – 1585, 2016. [PDF ]

J19. Alireza Fayazi, Ardalan Vahidi, Grant Mahler, and Andreas Winckler, “Traffic Signal Phase and Timing Estimation from Low-Frequency Vehicular Probe Data,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 16, 19-28, 2015. [PDF ]

J18. Grant Mahler and Ardalan Vahidi, “An Optimal Velocity-Planning Scheme for Vehicle Energy Efficiency Through Probabilistic Prediction of Traffic-Signal Timing,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 15, 2516- 2523, 2014. [PDF ]

J17. Hoseinali Borhan and Ardalan Vahidi, “Model predictive control of a hybrid electric powertrain with combined battery and ultracapacitor energy storage system,” International Journal of Powertrain, 1, 351-376, 2012.

J16. Hoseinali Borhan, Ardalan Vahidi, Tony Phillips, Ming Kuang, Ilya Kolmanovsky, and Stefano Di Cairano, “MPC-based Energy Management of a Power-Split Hybrid Electric Vehicle,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 20, 593-603, 2012 [PDF]

J15. Chen Zhang and Ardalan Vahidi, “Route Preview in Energy Management of Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 20, 546-553, 2012 [PDF]

J14. Behrang Asadi and Ardalan Vahidi, “Predictive Cruise Control for Improving Fuel Economy and Reducing Trip Time,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 19, 707-714, 2011.[PDF][Cited in]

J13. Dean Rotenberg, Ardalan Vahidi, and Ilya Kolmanovsky, “Ultracapacitor Assisted Powertrains: Modeling, Control, Sizing, and The Impact on Fuel Economy,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 19, 576-589, 2011.[PDF][Cited in]

J12. Chen Zhang, Ardalan Vahidi, Pierluigi Pisu, Xiaopeng Li, and Keith Tennant, “Role of Terrain Preview in Energy Management of Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 59, 1139-1147, 2010.[PDF][Cited in]

J11. Wesley Greenwell and Ardalan Vahidi, “Predictive Control of Voltage and Current in a Fuel Cell-Ultracapacitor Hybrid,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, 57, 1954-1963, 2010. [PDF][Cited in]

J10. Michael McIntyre, Tejas Ghotikar, Ardalan Vahidi, Xubin Song, and Darren Dawson, “A Two-Stage Lyapunov-Based Estimator for Estimation of Vehicle Mass and Road Grade,” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 58, 3177-3185, 2009.[PDF]

J9. Wolfgang Schmittinger and Ardalan Vahidi “A Review of the Main Parameters Influencing Long-Term Performance and Durability of PEM Fuel Cells,” Journal of Power Sources, 180, 1-14, 2008.[ TOP25 Chemistry Paper on ScienceDirect – April through June 2008][Cited in]

J8. Ardalan Vahidi,Ilya Kolmanovsky, and Anna Stefanopoulou, “Constraint Handling in a Fuel Cell System: A Fast Reference Governor Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 15, pp. 86-98, 2007. [PDF][Cited in]

J7. Ardalan Vahidi, Anna Stefanopoulou, and Huei Peng, “Current Management for Hybrid Fuel Cell Power System: A Model Predictive Control Approach,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology,14, pp. 1047-1057, 2006.[PDF] [Cited in]

J6. Ardalan Vahidi, Anna Stefanopoulou, and Huei Peng, “Adaptive Model Predictive Control for Coordination of Compression and Friction Brakes in Heavy Duty Vehicles,” International Journal for Adaptive Control and Signal Processing, 20, 581-598, 2006. [Draft PDF]

J5. Ardalan Vahidi, Anna Stefanopoulou, and Huei Peng,Recursive Least Squares with Forgetting for Online Estimation of Vehicle Mass and Road Grade: Theory and Experiments,” Journal of Vehicle System Dynamics, 43, pp. 31-57, 2005.[PDF] [Cited in]

J4. Ardalan Vahidi and Azim Eskandarian, “Research Advances in Intelligent Collision Avoidance and Adaptive Cruise Control,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 4, 3, pp. 143-153, 2003. [PDF][Cited in]

J3. Ardalan Vahidi and Azim Eskandarian, “Influence of Preview Uncertainties in the Preview Control of Vehicle Suspensions,” Journal of Multi-Body Dynamics, vol. 219, pp. 295-301, 2002.

J2. Ardalan Vahidi and Azim Eskandarian,”Predictive Time-Delay Control of Vehicle Suspensions,” Journal of Vibration and Control, vol. 7, 1195-1211, 2001.

J1. Abdolreza Joghatae and Ardalan Vahidi, “Designing A General Neuro-Controller for Water Towers,” ASCE Journal of Engineering Mechanics, vol. 126, pp. 582-587, 2000. [PDF][Cited in]

CONFERENCE PAPERS

C37. Austin Dollar and Ardalan Vahidi, “Quantifying the Impact of Limited Information and Control Robustness on Connected Automated Platoons,” in review, IEEE 20th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2017.

C36. Grant Mahler, Andreas Winckler, Alireza Fayazi, Ardalan Vahidi, and Martin Filusch, “Cellular Communication of Traffic Signal State to Connected Vehicles for Arterial Eco-Driving,” in review, IEEE 20th International Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2017.

C35. Alireza Fayazi and Ardalan Vahidi, “A Smart City Traffic Management Scheme and Vehicle-in-the-loop (VIL) Verification Platform for Autonomous Driving,” submitted, IEEE Conference on Control Technology and Applications, 2017 .

C34. Alireza Fayazi and Ardalan Vahidi, “Optimal Scheduling of Autonomous Vehicle Arrivals at Intelligent Intersections via MILP,” to appear, in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2017.

C33. Yasha Parvini and Ardalan Vahidi, “Maximizing Charging Efficiency of Lithium-Ion and Lead-Acid Batteries Using Optimal Control Theory,” in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, 2015.

C32. Baisravan HomChaudhuri, Ardalan Vahidi, and Pierluigi Pisu “A Fuel Economic Model Predictive Control Strategy for a Group of Connected Vehicles in Urban Roads,” in Proceedings of American Control Conference, 2015.

C31. Nianfeng Wan and Ardalan Vahidi, “Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Vehicle Trajectories at Intersections Using Sparse Transit Bus Data,” in Proceedings of Transportation Research Board Annual Conference, 2015.

C30. Nianfeng Wan and Ardalan Vahidi, “Probabilistic Estimation of Travel Times in Arterial Streets Using Sparse Transit Bus Data,” in Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, 2014.

C29. Yasha Parvini, Jason Siegel, Anna Stefanopoulou, and Ardalan Vahidi, “Preliminary Results on Identification of an Electro-Thermal Model for Low Temperature and High Power Operation of Cylindrical Double Layer Ultracapacitors, ” in Proceedings of American Control Conference, 2014.

C28. Nianfeng Wan, Alireza Fayazi, Hamed Saeedi, Ardalan Vahidi, “Optimal Power Management of an Electric Bicycle based on Terrain Preview and Considering Human Fatigue Dynamics,” in Proceedings of American Control Conference, 2014. [PDF]

C27. Nianfeng Wan, Gabriel Gomes, Ardalan Vahidi, Roberto Horowitz, “Prediction on Travel-Time Distribution for Freeways Using Online Expectation Maximization Algorithm,” in Proceedings of Transportation Research Board, 2014. [PDF]

C26. Alireza Fayazi, Nianfeng Wan, Stephen Lucich, Ardalan Vahidi, and Gregory Mocko, “Optimal Pacing in a Cycling Time-Trial Considering Rider’s Fatigue Dynamics” in Proceedings of American Control Conference, Washington, DC, 2013. [PDF]

C25. Yasha Parvini and Ardalan Vahidi, “Optimal Charging of Ultracapacitors During Regenerative Braking”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference, Greenville, SC, 2012. [PDF]

C24. Grant Mahler and Ardalan Vahidi, “Reducing Idling at Red Lights Based on Probabilistic Prediction of Traffic Signal Timings”, to appear in Proceedings of American Control Conference, Montreal, Quebec, 2012.

C23. Chen Zhang and Ardalan Vahidi, “Predictive Cruise Control with Probabilistic Constraints for Eco Driving,” in the Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Arlington VA, 2011. [PDF]

C22. Hoseinali Borhan, Wei Liang, Ardalan Vahidi, Anthony Phillips, Ming Kuang, Stefano Di Cairano, and Ryan McGee “Nonlinear Model Predictive Control of a Power-split Hybrid Electric Vehicle with Battery and Engine Dynamics,” in the Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Arlington VA, 2011.

C21. Seneca Schepmmann and Ardalan Vahidi, “Heavy Vehicle Fuel Economy Improvement Using Ultracapacitor Power Assist and Preview-based MPC Energy Management” in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, 2011. [PDF]

C20. Hosseinali Borhan, Chen Zhang, Ardalan Vahidi, Tony Phillips, Ming Kuang, and Stefano Di Cairano, “Nonlinear Model Predictive Control for Power-split Hybrid Electric Vehicles” in Proceeding the IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Atlanta, GA, 2010. [PDF]

C19. Behrang Asadi, Chen Zhang and Ardalan Vahidi, “Traffic Flow Preview For Planning Fuel Optimal Vehicle Velocity,” In Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Boston, MA, 2010. [PDF]

C18. Chen Zhang and Ardalan Vahidi, “Real-Time Optimal Control of Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles with Trip Preview,” in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, 2010.

C17. Hoseinali Borhan and Ardalan Vahidi, “Model Predictive Control of a Power-split Hybrid Electric Vehicle with Combined Battery and Ultracapacitor Energy Storage,” in Proceedings of the American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, 2010.

C16. Chen Zhang, Ardalan Vahidi, Xiaopeng Li, and Dean Essenmacher, “Role of Trip Information Preview in Fuel Economy of Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles,” in Proceedings of ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Hollywood, CA, 2009. [Cited in]

C15. Behrang Asadi and Ardalan Vahidi, “Predictive Use of Traffic Signal State for Fuel Saving,” in Proceedings of 12th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems, Redondo Beach, CA, 2009.

C14. Chen Zhang, Ardalan Vahidi, Pierluigi Pisu, Xiaopeng Li, and Keith Tennant, “Utilizing Road Grade Preview For Increased Fuel Economy of Hybrid Vehicles,” in Proceedings of 12th IFAC Symposium on Control in Transportation Systems, Redondo Beach, CA, 2009.

C13. Hoseinali Borhan, Ardalan Vahidi, Tony Phillips, Ming Kuang, and Ilya Kolmanovsky, “Predictive Energy Management of a Power-Split Hybrid Electric Vehicle,” Proceedings of American Control Conference, St. Louis, MO, 2009. [Cited in]

C12. Wesley Greenwell and Ardalan Vahidi, “Experiments in Predictive Coordination of a Fuel Cell/Ultracapacitor Hybrid,” Proceedings of ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, 2008.

C11. Dean Rotenberg, Ardalan Vahidi, and Ilya Kolmanovsky, “Ultracapacitor Assisted Powertrains: Modeling, Control, Sizing, and The Impact on Fuel Economy,” Proceeding of the American Control Conference, Seattle, WA, pp. 981-987, 2008.

C10. Ardalan Vahidi and Wesley Greenwell, “A Decentralized Model Predictive Control Approach to Power Management of a Fuel-Cell Ultracapacitor Hybrid,” Proceedings of the American Control Conference, New York, NY, pp. 5431 – 5437, 2007.[Draft PDF] [Cited in]

C9. Michael McIntyre, Ardalan Vahidi, and Darren Dawson, “An Online Estimator for Heavy Vehicle’s Mass and Road Grade,” Proceedings of ASME World Congress, Chicago, Il, 2006.

C8. Ardalan Vahidi, Ilya Kolmanovsky, and Anna Stefanopoulou, “Constraint Management in Fuel Cells: A Fast Reference Governor Approach,” in Proceedings of American Control Conference, Portland, Oregon, 2005. [PDF][Cited in]

C7. Ardalan Vahidi, Anna Stefanopoulou, and Huei Peng, “Model Predictive Control for Starvation Prevention in a Hybrid Fuel Cell System,” in Proceedings of American Control Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004. [Cited in]

C6. Ardalan Vahidi, Anna Stefanopoulou, and Huei Peng, “Adaptive Model Predictive Control for Vehicle Braking Assist System Design,” in Proceedings of ASME World Congress, Anaheim, CA,2004.

C5. Ardalan Vahidi, Anna Stefanopoulou, and Huei Peng, “Experiments for Online Estimation of Heavy Vehicle’s Mass and Time-Varying Road Grade,” in Proceedings of ASME World Congress, Washington, D.C, 2003. [Cited in]

C4. Ardalan Vahidi, Maria Druzhininia, and Anna Stefanopoulou, “Simultaneous Mass and Time-Varying Grade Estimation for Heavy Duty Vehicles,” in Proceedings of American Control Conference, Denver, Colorado, 2003.[PDF] [Cited in]

C3. Ardalan Vahidi and Azim Eskandarian, “A Study on the Effect of Preview Uncertainties in Preview Control of Vehicle Suspensions,” in Proceedings of ASME World Congress, Newyork City, NY, 2001.

C2. Ardalan Vahidi and Azim Eskandarian, “Predictive Control of Vehicle Suspensions with Time-Delay for a Quarter Car Model,” in Proceedings of Muti-Body Dynamics: Monitoring and Simulation Techniques, Bradford, United Kingdom, pp. 97-105, 2000.

C1. Abdolreza Joghataie and Ardalan Vahidi, “Neural Networks in the Control of Water Towers,” in Proceedings of the Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering, St. Louis, Missouri, pp. 733-738, 1999.

Abstracts

A1. G. Klapthor,, R. Hutchison, K. Edwards, K. Knowles, K. Humes, G. Mocko, A. Vahidi, “Validity And Reliability Of A Pedal-based Power Meter During Maximal Ergometer Testing,” ACSM Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48 (5), pp. 107, 2016.

A2. R. Hutchison, G. Klapthor, K. Knowles, K. Edwards, K. Humes, G. Mocko, A. Vahidi, “ Comparison Of Ventilatory Thresholds Via V-slope Method to Lactate Thresholds With NIRS,” ACSM Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48 (5), pp. 107, 2016.

A3. K. Edwards, R. Hutchison, G. Klapthor, K. Knowles, G. Mocko, A. Vahidi, K. Humes, M. Murr, “Comparison of Threshold Determinations between Blood Lactate Samples and Near Infrared Spectroscopy,” ACSM Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48(5), pp. 434, 2016.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

M5. Ardalan Vahidi, “Constrained Optimal Control Applied to Fuel Cells and Vehicle Systems,” Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2005.

M4. Ardalan Vahidi, Anna Stefanopoulou, Xiao Wang, and Tsu-Chin Tsao, “Experimental Verification of Discretely Variable Compression Braking Control for Heavy Duty Vehicles,” PATH Technical Report, UCB-ITS-PRR-2004-33, 2004.

M3. Ardalan Vahidi, Anna Stefanopoulou, Phil Farias, and Tsu-Chin Tsao “Experimental Verification of Discretely Variable Compression Braking Control of Heavy Duty Vehicles,” PATH Technical Report, UCB-ITS-PRR-2003-12, 2003.

M2. Ardalan Vahidi, Azim Eskandarian, and Robert Carroll, “Preview Control of Vehicle Suspensions with Band-limited Actuators: A Stochastic Approach,” Research Paper.

M1. Ardalan Vahidi, “Active Vibration Control of Water Towers Under Earthquake Loading,” Master of Science Thesis, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1998. (in Persian)