Call for papers

Call for papers

The call for papers can be downloaded here.

All presented papers will be included in the conference proceedings and transferred to the database of IEEEXplore and EI Compendex, and can be submitted to the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology for peer review (note that a mandatory extension of >50% is required and the peer review will be managed by the VPPC-related guest editors).

Important dates

  • Special session proposals: 24 Feb. 2017 10 Mar. 2017
  • Digest submission : 31 Mar. 2017 31 May 2017
  • Tutorial proposals: 1 Jun. 2017 30 Jun. 2017
  • Notification of acceptance: 5 Jul. 2017
  • Early bird registration: 1 Sept. 2017
  • Full paper submission: 15 Sept. 2017
  • Submissions in the “Recent Results” track: 30 Oct. 2017
  • Conference: 11-14 Dec. 2017

Recent results track

This track is dedicated to recent results, submitted after the deadline for submission of the regular tracks below. Full papers are required. Digests will be rejected.

Regular tracks

Regular Track 1: Energy Storage and Generation, Components and Systems

Battery technology; advanced battery; battery management systems; charge/discharge units; voltage, SoC & thermal balancing systems; new capacitor technology; ultra-capacitors; flywheels; hybrid energy storage topologies; fuel cell systems; auxiliary power units; packaging of the energy sources; diagnosis and prognosis; SoC and SoH estimation; solar vehicles; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.

Regular Track 2: Power Electronics, Motor Drives and Electric Power Systems

Converters; rectifiers; inverters; power electronics systems; electric machines; motor drives (design and/or control); power semiconductors; EMI/EMC; starters; generators; integrated starter/alternators; novel power modules; auxiliary motor drives; drive trains; diagnosis and prognosis; electro-magnetic compatibility; power system architectures; 42V PowerNet; higher voltage power systems; X-by-wire; electric power steering; hydraulic powertrain; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.

Regular Track 3: Vehicular Electronics and Intelligent Transportation Systems

Active suspension; automatic cruise controls; remote sensing; wireless sensors and controls; sensor network; wireless communications and vehicular networking; cooperative driving; intelligent and autonomous vehicles; active and passive safety systems; embedded operation system; vehicular signal processing; micro-electromechanical systems; driver assistance driving systems; virtual/digital system; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.

Regular Track 4: Control and Energy Management of Transportation Systems

Power split in HEV; intelligent control and energy management systems; hardware-in-the-loop; fault tolerance control and management; off line & on line optimization; route based energy management; driving pattern recognition; online parameter identification & driver modelling for energy management; shifting control & management; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.

Regular Track 5: Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Transportation Systems

Modeling, simulation, analysis, design, dynamics and stability of vehicular systems/components; CAD/CAE; virtual prototyping; vehicular architecture; real world testing; fleet measurement; driving cycle design; ecodriving; well-to-wheels and tank-to-wheels analysis; life cycle analysis; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.

Regular Track 6: Charging Systems and Infrastructures

Chargers; EV electrical infrastructure and V2X; on board battery chargers; AC & DC charging infrastructure; fast & superfast charging; wireless charging; conductive charging; charging management; Smart Grid; smart charging; harmonics and power quality; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.

Regular Track 7: Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructures and Fuel Cell Vehicles

Fuel cell powertrain; fuel cell vehicle for road, rail, sea, air and space; hybrid fuel cell vehicle; plug in fuel cell vehicle; high pressure hydrogen storage; low pressure hydrogen storage; electrolyzer; hydrogen production from green energy; refueling station; standardization.