Thursday Program Overview

June 18

Room 1

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.EDT
Technical Expert Panel Discussion: Diesel fuel, NOx reduction and CI engines

 This session covers key research relating to “2020-01-1319: A Case Study of a Cu-SSZ-13 SCR Catalyst Poisoned by Real-World High Sulfur Diesel Fuel " and “2020-01-0358: A Fast Modeling Approach for the Numerical Prediction of Urea Deposit Formation” papers.

9:15 - 10:00 a.m.EDT
Technical Expert Panel Discussion: Advanced Battery Technologies

This session focuses on advanced battery technologies, including, but not limited to: advanced materials and cell chemistries, battery management systems and controls, modeling, testing, diagnosis and health monitoring, safety, reliability, durability, battery charging, battery economics/cost reduction, and system integration/optimization. 

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.EDT
Technical Expert Panel Discussion: Strategies for ECU Validation of Ethernet-Based Communication

This session will explore the challenges and future prospects for vehicle communication networks and protocols. Topics include the areas of network design, protocol design, network-enabled vehicle functions, network integration, network and protocol testing, network bus technology, CAN, CAN-FD, J1939, Ethernet, and FlexRay.

11:45 - 12:30 p.m.EDT
Technical Expert Panel Discussion: Human Factors in Seating Comfort

This panel will discuss Thermal Comfort, Body Pressure Distribution Simulation and Correlation as well as Lateral Containment Measurement and Characterization.

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.EDT
Technical Expert Panel Discussion: Advances in Automotive Lightweighting

Various design, manufacturing, and materials development techniques are being employed across the industry to decrease weight in automobiles in an effort to improve fuel economy. A panel of experts share the various developments and strategies they have employed to reduce weight in vehicles.

June 18

Room 2

8:00 - 8:45 a.m.EDT
Technical Expert Panel Discussion: Graphene for Automotive Applications - Lighter, Stronger, Better (Part 2 of 2)

This session will provide a review of the many different ways that graphene nanomaterials can be used to enhance automotive application performance from the tires on up. It can be used for sensors, coatings, composites, energy storage, EMI shielding and more.

9:15 - 10:00 a.m.EDT
Technical Expert Panel Discussion: Advanced High-Strength Steel Applications

Vehicle structural designers often have to balance the need for vehicle performance, fuel economy, durability and safety. A panel of OEM panel experts discuss where high-strength steel can help automakers solve these issues.

10:30 - 11:15 a.m.EDT
Technical Expert Panel Discussion: Particulate Matter measurement and Engine out emissions

This session covers key research relating to “2020-01-0391: How Well Can mPEMS Measure Particulate Matter Motor Vehicle Exhaust Emissions?" and Fuel Property Effects on Mixing Control Compression Ignition Engine Performance and Emissions papers.

11:45 - 12:30 p.m.EDT
Technical Expert Panel Discussion:Fuel Injection and Sprays

This panel is devoted to experimental and computational work in the area of fuel injection systems and sprays. Topics include: spray characterization, cavitation, multi-phase jet modeling, CFD models for spray processes, wall films and impingement, hydraulic circuit analysis, and dissolved gas effects.

1:00 - 1:45 p.m.EDT
Technical Expert Panel Discussion: Next Generation of Prognostics Development

This presentation provides an overview of the evolution of big data techniques to promote prognostic development and shows some case studies for the next generation of prognostics development.