Innovations in Mobility

October 29-31, 2019 │ Novi, MI

Special Events

Ride and Drive

October 29-30, 2019

Tuesday, October 29: 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 – 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 30: 11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Get behind the wheel to experience first-hand the latest features and technologies in a variety of  vehicles. Plan to participate in this special Ride and Drive event to create an unforgettable experience at Innovations in Mobility.

Vehicle Technologies to Include:

  • Powertrain, Propulsion, Transmission, & Driveline
    • ReGen Braking
    • Stop-Start
    • Multi-Speed Transmissions
  • On-Road All-Wheel Drive
    • Hybrid
    • EV
    • Fuel Cell
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Ride and Handling
  • ADAS (pending vehicle/track requirements)
  • Automated Functions (pending vehicle/track requirements)

All Ride and Drive participants must be registered for the Innovations in Mobility event, and provide a valid drivers license.

Interested in showcasing the features and benefits of your vehicle and/or technology? Learn how.


SAE Student/Young Professional Technical Paper Competition

SAE International student members and young professionals (ages 18-34) have submitted their technical paper presentations for our SAE Student/Young Professional Technical Paper Competition. All approved papers will be published by SAE, affording students and young professionals the opportunity to gain exposure and recognition in the mobility field.  Four winners have already been selected by SAE’s Competition Review Panel. These authors of the winning papers will receive an all-expenses paid trip to SAE Innovations in Mobility, and the opportunity to present their work alongside other industry experts. Not only will the winners be given the chance to network with some of the top industry professionals, but all participants with published papers will be able to enhance their resumes with a major industry accomplishment, thereby gaining a competitive edge with potential recruiters.

Competition Winners:

 Mehar Bade, West Virginia University
 Presentation Title: Feasibility of Multiple Piston Motion Control Approaches in a Free Piston Engine Generator
 Session Title: IIM308 Range Extenders for EVs
 Presentation Date: October 31
 Presentation Time: 9:10 AM

 Simeon Iliev, Argonne National Laboratory
 Presentation Title: Eco-Driving Strategies for Different Powertrain Types and Scenarios
 Session: IIM302 Hybrid and Electric Powertrain: Batteries and Thermal Management, Fast and Wireless Charging, and Fuel Cells
 Vehicle Developments

 Presentation Date: October 29
 Presentation Time: 11:00 a.m.

 Qilun Zhu, Clemson-ICAR
 Presentation Title: Integrated Engine States Estimation using Extended Kalman Filter and Disturbance Observer
 Qilun Zhu will present his paper at WCX SAE World Congress Experience in April 2020.

 Qianyu Ouyang, FinitronX
 Presentation Title: An IMPC based Parking Assistance System with Interactive Searching Function
 Session: IIM501 Smart Cities (Initiatives)
 Presentation Date: October 29
 Presentation Time: 11:00 a.m.