Update and Technical Challenges for European OBD Requirements


Zissis Samaras is a Full Professor and the Director of the Lab of Applied Thermodynamics, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece. His research work deals primarily with engine and vehicle emissions testing and modeling. He has provided expert advice to a number of organizations and private sector customers, including the European Commission, the European Environment Agency, the World Bank, ACEA, CONCAWE. He coordinated a large European projects, including Particulate Characterisation, ICT impact on emissions, OBD systems. He is elected Academic Member and Vice Chairman of the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC) on "Energy, Environment and Resources". He is the author of more than 250 scientific publications, among them more than 120 in peer-reviewed journals and seven book chapters, which received more than 2000 citations in peer reviewed articles, reviews and technical notes.