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SAE International Names 2004-2005 Class of Fellows

Warrendale, PA, Feb. 28, 2005 - , director, Center for Automotive Research, Ohio State University

Dr. Rizzoni is recognized for the development and application of model-based powertrain control and diagnostic methods for passenger car and commercial vehicles, including hybrid-electric and fuel cell vehicles. His principal contributions in this area include: system dynamics, measurement and control of automotive engines, fault diagnosis of powertrain systems, and system dynamics and control of hybrid-electric drivetrains. Dr. Rizzoni's contributions, in collaboration with numerous automotive OEMs and suppliers, have led to more robust powertrain control and diagnostics algorithms. He serves as the faculty advisor to the SAE Student Branch at OSU and has done an outstanding job. His students are holders of the U.S. Land Speed Record for Electric Vehicles since 1999. Dr. Rizzoni has authored and co-authored over 150 technical papers and publications and holds several patents.