Kevin Deng




College of Automotive Engineering

Jilin University

Changchun, China 130025

CN Tel: +86 186 8660 7303

US Tel: (248) 430-7738




 Dr. Kevin Deng, Professor and Executive Associate Director of Automotive Research Institute of Jilin University. Prior to that, he had worked for General Motors Global R&D Center as a Researcher, Sr. Researcher and Staff Researcher respectively since 1996.

In 2010, he briefly served as Acting Director of Hong Kong APAS R&D Center. Dr. Deng was a three-time recipient of the “Charles McCuen” Award, the “Special Achievement” award by GM R&D Center, and a twice-recipient of the `Boss' Kettering Award, the most prestigious award in GM for technical invention and innovation. He holds 19 US patents with another 15 applications pending. Currently, he serves as the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Vehicle Autonomous Systems, and Associate Editors of International Journal of Vehicle Design and IEEE Transaction on Vehicular Technology respectively. He is also the Chair of the Transportation Track of 2010 Fall and 2012 Spring IEEE Vehicular Technology Conferences, 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.

His primary research interests are in vehicle dynamics, controls and integration; electric vehicle torque and energy management; driver assistance and active safety systems; intelligent and autonomous driving; modeling and simulation technologies on driving environment and its sensing and perception.