Wayne State University Professional Development Course on Electric-Drive Vehicles Technology (2011, 2012, 2014, and 2015)

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This resource is composed of materials from Wayne State University's professional development workshops which are designed to introduce educators to hybrid electric and electric vehicle fundamentals. Included materials are an event agenda, faculty presentations, and flyers.


This resource contains materials used in Wayne State University's "Electric-Drive Vehicles Technology" professional development workshop on December 18-19, 2015 at Jackson State University.  Materials previously used on June 20-21, 2011 at Wayne State University, July 10-11, 2012 at Ivy Tech Community College, and June 7-8, 2014 at Lorain County Community College are also included.  

The workshops were created by Wayne State University to educate other universities' four-year engineering faculty, community college instructors, and high school science and technology teachers on electric-drive vehicles' challenges, development, design, emerging technologies, modeling, manufacturing, and marketing. 

Included materials are: 

  • Agendas
  • Flyers
  • Presentations:
    • Advanced Battery Management Systems (2014) (2015)
    • Battery Systems for EV/HEV/PHEV Applications (Updated 2012) (2015)
    • Electric-Drive Vehicle Fundamentals (Updated 2012 )
    • Electric Machines and Power Electronics (2011)
    • Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology (2014)
    • Hybrid, Electric, and Connected Vehicle Technology (2015)
    • In-Vehicle Networking (2011)
    • Light Weighting Materials for Automotive Applications (2015)
    • Power Electronics for Electric-Drive Vehicles (2014) (2015)


This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1003032.

Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Electric Machines and Power Electronics
Energy Storage and Battery Technology
HEV/EV System Technologies (HEV, EV, and Plug-in HEV)
Integration, Networking, and Communications
Product Lifecycle:
Pre-production: Research, Design, Development, Testing, and Tooling
Production: Manufacturing, Assembly, and Operations
Resource Type:
Professional Development
Wayne State University
Author & Title:
Dr. S.Venkatesan - Part Time Faculty, Dr. CP Yeh - Division Chair and Professor, Dr. Gene Liao - Associate Professor, Dr. Caisheng Wang - Associate Professor, Dr. Ece Yaprak - Professor
Date Developed:
Friday, December 18, 2015
DOE,EV,Fundamentals,HEV,NSF,PHEV,Professional Development,Wayne State,WSU
Education Level:
Undergrad Students (13-14)