Publications

(Student and post-doc authors are underlined)

Selected Journal Papers

  1. Ming Cheng and Bo Chen, “The Model Integration and Hardware-in-the-Loop (HiL) Simulation Design for the Analysis of a Power-Split Hybrid Electric Vehicle with Electrochemical Battery Model,” SAE Int. J. Passeng. Cars – Electron. Electr. Syst. 10(2):2017, doi:10.4271/2017-01-0001, March 2017.
  2. Chong CaoLuting Wang, and Bo Chen, “Mitigation of the Impact of High Plug-in Electric Vehicle Penetration on Residential Distribution Grid Using Smart Charging Strategies,” Special Issue on Smart Microgrids: Developing the Intelligent Power Grid of Tomorrow, Energies, vol. 9, no, 12, December 2016.
  3. Luting Wang, Chong Cao, and Bo Chen“Grid-tied Single-phase Bi-directional PEV Charging/Discharging Control,” SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars – Electronic and Electrical Systems, vol. 9, no, 2, pp. 275-285, August 2016.
  4. Chong CaoMing Cheng, and Bo Chen, “Optimal Scheduling of PEV Charging/Discharging in Microgrids with Combined Objectives,” Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, vol. 7, no, 4, pp. 115-130, April 2016.
  5. Yang LiPushkar AgasheZicheng Ge, and Bo Chen, “Rapid Prototyping Energy Management System for a Single Shaft Parallel Hybrid Electric Vehicle Using Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation,” SAE International Journal of Alternative Powertrains, vol. 2, no, 2, pp. 241-251, July 2013.
  6. Wenjia LiuBo Chen, and R. Andrew Swartz, “Investigation of Time Series Representations and Similarity Measures for Structural Damage Pattern Recognition,” The Scientific World Journal, Article ID 248349, August 2013.
  7. Bo Chen, Yu-Cheng Chou, and Harry H. Cheng, “Open Source Ch Control System Toolkit and Web-Based Control System Design for Teaching Automatic Control of Linear Time-Invariant Systems,” Computer Applications in Engineering Education, vol. 21, no, 1, pp. 95–112, 2013.
  8. Lei Feng, Wenjia Liu, and Bo Chen, “Driving Pattern Recognition for Adaptive Hybrid Vehicle Control,” SAE International Journal of Alternative Powertrains, vol. 1, no, 1, pp. 169-179, June 2012.
  9. Bo Chen and Wenjia Liu, “A Web-Based Structural Health Monitoring Sensor Network,” International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, vol. 44, no. 3, pp. 188-197, September 2012.
  10. Bo Chen and Wenjia Liu, “A High Computational Power Wireless Sensor Network for Distributed Structural Health Monitoring,” International Journal of Sensor Networks, vol. 11, no. 3, pp. 137-147, 2012.
  11. Wenjia Liu and Bo Chen, “Optimal Control of Mobile Monitoring Agents in Immune-Inspired Wireless Monitoring Networks,” Journal of Network and Computer Applications, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 1818-1826, 2011.
  12. Cheng Chen, Shuang Shuang Li, Bo Chen, and Ding Wen, “Agent Recommendation for Agent-Based Urban-Transportation Systems,” IEEE Intelligent Systems, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 77-81, 2011.
  13. Bo Chen and Chuanzhi Zang, “A Hybrid Immune Model for Unsupervised Structural Damage Pattern Recognition,” Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 38, no. 3, pp. 1650-1658, 2011.
  14. Bo Chen and Chuanzhi Zang, “Emergent Damage Pattern Recognition Using Immune Network Theory,” Smart Structures and System, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 69-92, 2011.
  15. Stephen Nestinger, Bo Chen and Harry H. Cheng, “A mobile agent-based framework for flexible automation systems,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 942-951, 2010.
  16. Bo Chen, “Agent-Based Artificial Immune System Approach for Adaptive Damage Detection in Monitoring Networks,” Journal of Network and Computer Applications, vol. 33, no.6, pp. 633-645, 2010.
  17. Bo Chen and Wenjia Liu, “Mobile Agent Computing Paradigm for Building a Flexible Structural Health Monitoring Sensor Network,” Computer-Aided Civil and Infrastructure Engineering, vol. 25, no. 7, pp. 504-516, 2010.
  18. Bo Chen and Harry H. Cheng, “A Review of the Applications of Agent Technology in Traffic and Transportation Systems,” 2011 Best Survey Paper of IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 485-497, 2010.
  19. Bo Chen and Chuanzhi Zang, “Artificial Immune Pattern Recognition for Structure Damage Classification,” Computers & Structues, vol. 87, no. 21-22, pp. 1394-1407, 2009.
  20. Bo Chen, Harry H. Cheng, and Joe Palen, “Integrating Mobile Agent Technology with Multi-Agent Systems for Distributed Traffic Detection and Management Systems,” Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 1-10, 2009.
  21. Bo Chen, David D. Linz, and Harry H. Cheng, “XML-Based Agent Communication, Migration and Computation in Mobile Agent Systems,” The Journal of Systems and Software, vol. 81, no. 8, p. 1364-1376, 2008.
  22. Bo Chen, Harry H. Cheng, and Joe Palen, “Mobile-C: a mobile agent platform for mobile C/C++ agents,” Software-Practice & Experience, vol. 36, no. 15, pp. 1711-1733, 2006.
  23. Zhaoqing Wang, Bo Chen, Harry H. Cheng, Ben Shaw, Joe Palen, and Ping Feng, “Noise rejection using variable-height timing window technique for pulse signals with variable S/N ratio,” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 666-674, 2006.
  24. Bo Chen and Harry H. Cheng,“Interpretive OpenGL for computer Graphics,” Top Cited Article 2005 – 2010 of Computers & Graphics, vol. 29, no. 3, pp. 331-339, 2005.
  25. Harry H. Cheng, Benjamin D. Shaw, Joe Palen, Bin Lin, Bo Chen, and Zhaoqing Wang, “Development and field test of a laser-based nonintrusive detection system for identification of vehicles on the highway,” IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 6, no. 2, pp. 147- 155, 2005.
  26. Bo Chen and Harry H. Cheng, “Ch: C/C++ interpreter,” Software 2.0 Extra!, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 60-63, 2005.
  27. Qingcang Yu, Bo Chen, Harry H. Cheng, “Web-based control system design and analysis,” IEEE Control Systems Magazine, vol. 24, no 3, pp. 45-57, 2004.
  28. Yong Zhu, Bo Chen, and Harry H. Cheng, “An object-based software package for interactive control system design and analysis,” ASME Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 366-371, 2003.
  29. Zhaoqing Wang, Bo Chen, Harry H. Cheng, Ben Shaw, and Joe Palen, “Performance analysis for design of a high-precision electronic opto-mechanical system for vehicle delineation detection on highway,” ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, vol. 125, no. 4, pp. 802-808, 2003.
  30. Harry H. Cheng, Benjamin D. Shaw, Joe Palen, Bin Lin, Xudong, Hu, Jason Park, Bo Chen, “Photodiode array-based detection of vehicles on the highway,” Intellimotion, vol. 9, no. 3, pp. 4-7 and 12-13, 2000.

Conference Papers

  1. Chong CaoLuting Wang, Bo Chen, Jason D. Harper, Theodore P. Bohn, Daniel S. Dobrzynski, and Keith S. Hardy, “Real-Time Modeling to Enable Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation of Plug-in Electric Vehicle-Grid Interaction,” at 2017 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA2017), Cleveland, Ohio, August 6-9, 2017, accepted.
  2. Ming Cheng, Lei Feng, and Bo Chen, “Nonlinear Optimal Control of a Power-Split Hybrid Electric Vehicle with Electrochemical Battery Model,” SAE 2017 World Congress, Detroit, MI, April 4-6, 2017.
  3. Luting Wang and Bo Chen, “Model-Based Analysis of V2G Impact on Battery Degradation,” SAE 2017 World Congress, Detroit, MI, April 4-6, 2017.
  4. Piyush Aggarwal, Bo Chen, and Jason D. Harper, “Integration of OpenADR with Node-RED for Demand Response Load Control Using Internet of Things Approach,” SAE 2017 World Congress, Detroit, MI, April 4-6, 2017.
  5. Yang Li and Bo Chen, “Development of Integrated Rule-Based Control and Equivalent Consumption Minimization Strategy for HEV Energy Management,” Best Student Paper Award at 2016 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA2016), Auckland, New Zealand, August 29–31, 2016.
  6. Luting WangChong Cao, and Bo Chen, “Model-Based Micro-Grid Modeling and Optimal PEV Charging Control,” 2016 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA2016), Auckland, New Zealand, August 29–31, 2016.
  7. Chuanliangzi LiuMing ChengBo Chen, Anthony Champagne, and Keyur Patel, “Model integration and Hardware-in-the-loop (HiL) simulation design for the testing of Electric Power Steering controllers,” SAE 2016 World Congress, 2016-01-0029, Detroit, MI, April 12-14, 2016.
  8. Shreyash Joshi and Bo Chen, “Modeling and Hardware-In-the-loop Simulation of Power-Split Device for Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” Best Student Paper Award at 2015 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA2015), Boston, Massachusetts, August 2–5, 2015.
  9. Bo Chen, Keith S. Hardy, Jason D. Harper, Theodore P. Bohn, and Daniel S. Dobrzynski “Towards Standardized Vehicle Grid Integration:
    Current Status, Challenges, and Next Steps,” 2015 IEEE Transportation Electrification Conference & Expo (ITEC’15), Dearborn, MI, June 14-17, 2015.
  10. Ming ChengLei Feng, and Bo Chen, “Simulation of Lithium Ion HEV Battery Aging Using Electrochemical Battery Model under Different Driving Cycle and Ambient Temperature Conditions,” SAE 2015 World Congress, 2015-01-1198, Detroit, MI, April 21-23, 2015.
  11. Lei FengMing Cheng, and Bo Chen, “Predictive Control of a Power-split HEV with Fuel Consumption and SOC Estimation,” SAE 2015 World Congress, 2015-01-1161, Detroit, MI, April 21-23, 2015.
  12. Pushkar Agashe, Yang Li and Bo Chen, “Model-Based Design and Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulation of Engine Lean Operation,” ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, San Antonio, TX, October 22-24, 2014.
  13. Baifan Wu and Bo Chen, “Study the Performance of Battery Models for Hybrid Electric Vehicles,” 2014 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA2014), Senigallia – Ancona, Italy, September 10-12 2014.
  14. Wei LuoBo Chen, Jeffrey Naber, Chris Glugla, “Stochastic Knock Detection, Control, Software Integration, and Evaluation on a V6 Spark-Ignition Engine under Steady-State Operation,” SAE 2014 World Congress, 2014-01-1358, Detroit, MI, April 8-10, 2014.
  15. Lei Feng and Bo Chen, “Study the impact of driver’s behavior on the energy efficiency of hybrid electric vehicles,” 2013 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA2013), Portland, OR, August 4-7, 2013.
  16. Bo Chen, Wei LuoPushkar Agashe, Lei FengZicheng Ge, and Yang Li, “Development of Model-Based Embedded Control Course Curriculum for Next Generation of Automotive Engineers,” 2013 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA2013), Portland, OR, August 4-7, 2013.
  17. Wei Chen, Daniel Madison, Paul Dice, Jeffrey Naber, Bo Chen, Scott Miers, Michael Czekala, Chris Glugla, Qiuping Qu, and Garlan Huberts, “Impact of Ignition Energy, Duration and Schedule on Combustion in a Homogeneous Direct Injection Gasoline SI Engine near the EGR Limit,” SAE 2013 World Congress, 2013-01-1630, Detroit, MI, April 16-18, 2013.
  18. Poowanart Poramapojana and Bo Chen, “Model Predictive Control for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Management,” The 2012 International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Technologies and Integration (VTI 2012), July 16-19, 2012, Changchun, China.
  19. Poowanart Poramapojana and Bo Chen, “Minimizing HEV Fuel Consumption Using Model Predictive Control,” Best Student Paper Award at 2012 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA12), July 8-10, 2012, Suzhou, China.
  20. Wenjia Liu and Bo Chen, “Bio-inspired Computing Algorithms for Adaptive Structural Health Monitoring,” The 8th International Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, Stanford, CA USA, September 13-15, 2011.
  21. Wayne Weaver, Carl Anderson, Jeffrey Naber, Jason Keith, Jeremy Worm, John Beard, Bo Chen, and Steven Hackney “An Interdisciplinary Program for Education and Outreach in Hybrid & Electric Drive Vehicle Engineering at Michigan Technological University,” The 7th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC’11), Chicago, IL USA, September 6-9, 2011.
  22. Wei Luo and Bo Chen, “Model-Based Embedded System Design Methodology for Automotive Applications,” 2011 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA2011), Washington, DC, August 28-31, 2011.
  23. Yashodeep Lonari, Christopher Polonowski, Jeffrey Naber, Bo Chen, “Stochastic Knock Detection Model for Spark Ignited Engines,” SAE 2011 World Congress, 2011-01-1421, Detroit, MI, April 12-14, 2011.
  24. Wenjia Liu, Bo Chen, R. Andrew Swartz, “Comparison study of feature extraction methods in structural damage pattern recognition,” Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems, San Diego, California, March 6-10, 2011.
  25. Wenjia Liu and Bo Chen, “Energy-Aware Distribution of Monitoring Agents Using Genetic Algorithms,” Best Paper Award in Computational Methods and Software at 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Qingdao, China, July 15-17, 2010.
  26. Chuanzhi Zang and Bo Chen, “Automatic Estimation the Number of Clusters in Hierarchical Data Clustering,” 2010 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Qingdao, China, July 15-17, 2010.
  27. Bo Chen and Wenjia Liu, “Optimizing Generation of Mobile Monitoring Agents in Artificial-Immune-System-Based Monitoring Networks,” Fifth World Conference on Structural Control and Monitoring, Tokyo, Japan, July 12-14, 2010.
  28. Le Zhang, Bo Chen, and Beini Jiang, “A Novel Bayesian Classifcation System Integrated with Mobile Agent Based Modeling Technology,” 2010 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, July 12-15, 2010, USA.
  29. Bo Chen and Chuanzhi Zang “Discovery of Emerging Patterns with Immune Network Theory,” Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems, San Diego, California, March 7-11, 2010.
  30. Bo Chen, Wenjia Liu, Jinjiang Wang, and Justin Slepak, “Web-based data inquiry and real-time control of structural health monitoring sensor networks,” 2009 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA09), San Diego, California, August 30 – September 2, 2009.
  31. Jinjiang Wang, Bo Chen, and Chuanzhi Zang, “The development and performance study of a two-level wireless sensor network for structual health monitoring,” 2009 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA09), San Diego, California, August 30 – September 2, 2009.
  32. Stephen S. Nestinger, Harry H. Cheng, and Bo Chen, “Flexible dynamic task allocation in cooperative mission-based robotic systems,” 2009 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications (MESA09), San Diego, California, August 30 – September 2, 2009.
  33. Bo Chen and Chuanzhi Zang, “Unsupervised Structure Damage Classification Based on the Data Clustering and Artificial Immune Pattern Recognition,” 8th International Conference on Artificial Immune Systems (ICARIS), York, UK, August 9-12, 2009, LNCS 5666.
  34. Bo Chen, “A Biologically Inspired Sensor Network Framework for Autonomous Structural Health Monitoring,” SPIE Symposium on the 16th International Symposium on: Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, California, March 8-12, 2009.
  35. Bo Chen and Chuanzhi Zang “Artificial immune pattern recognition for damage detection in structural health monitoring sensor networks,” SPIE Symposium on the 16th International Symposium on: Smart Structures and Materials & Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, San Diego, California, March 8-12, 2009.
  36. Bo Chen and Masayoshi Tomizuka “OpenSHM: Open Software Architecture Design of Structural Health Monitoring Algorithms in Wireless Sensor Nodes,” Best Paper Award in Computational Methods and Software at 2008 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Beijing, China, October 12-15, 2008.
  37. Bo Chen and Jinjiang Wang “Design of a Multi-Modal and High Computation Power Wireless Sensor Node for Structural Health Monitoring,” 2008 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, Beijing, China, October 12-15, 2008.
  38. Bo Chen, “Mobile Agent Technology for Distributed Sensing and Actuation Systems,” ASME 2008 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, paper # DSCC2008-2233, Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 20-22, 2008.
  39. Bo Chen, Yu-Cheng Chou, and Harry H. Cheng, “Teaching Automatic Control of Engineering Systems Using Open Source Ch Control System Toolkit and Web-Based Design and Analysis System,” ASME 2008 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, paper # DSCC2008-2214, Ann Arbor, Michigan, October 20-22, 2008.
  40. Bo Chen, Harry H. Cheng, and Joe Palen, “Agent-Based Approach in Roadway Traffic and Transportation Systems: State of the Art,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, paper # IMECE2007-43010, Seattle, Washington, November 11-15, 2007.
  41. Yu-Cheng Chou, Bo Chen, David Ko, Harry H. Cheng, Roger L. Davis, “Mobile agent-based computational steering for distributed simulation,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, paper # IMECE2007-43672, Seattle, Washington, November 11-15, 2007.
  42. Stephen Nestinger, Bo Chen, and Harry H. Cheng, “A mobile agent-based framework for flexible control of multi-robotic systems,” in Proc. of the ASME 31th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, paper # DETC2007-35750, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 4-7, 2007.
  43. Bo Chen, David D. Linz, and Harry H. Cheng, “ACL Message-Oriented Agent Communication and Migration,” in Proc. of the ASME 26th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, paper # DETC2006-99214, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 10-13, 2006.
  44. Bo Chen and Harry H. Cheng, “A Runtime Support Environment for Mobile Agents,” in Proc. of ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications, paper # DETC2005-85389, Long Beach, California, September 24-28, 2005.
  45. Bo Chen, Harry H. Cheng, and Joe Palen, “Agent-based real-time computing and its applications in traffic detection and management systems,” in Proc. of the ASME 24th Computers in Engineering Conference, paper # DETC2004-57707, Salt Lake City, Utah, September 28 – October 2, 2004.
  46. Qingcang Yu, Yun Zhao, Bo Chen, and Harry H. Cheng, “Interactive design and analysis of control systems through the Web,” in Proc. of 6th International Conference on Frontiers of Design and Manufacturing, Xi An, China, June 21-23, 2004.
  47. Yong Zhu, Bo Chen, and Harry H. Cheng, “Object-based interactive control system design and analysis,” in Proc. of the ASME 23nd Computers in Engineering Conference, paper # DETC2003/CIE-48262, Chicago, Illinois, September 2-6, 2003.
  48. Zhaoqing Wang, Bo Chen, Harry H. Cheng, Ben Shaw, and Joe Palen, “Performance analysis for design of a high-precision electronic opto-mechanical system for vehicle delineation detection on highway,” in Proc. of the ASME 22nd Computers in Engineering Conference, paper # DETC2002/CIE-34504, Montreal, Canada, September 27 – October 2, 2002.
  49. Bin Lin, Harry H. Cheng, Benjamin D. Shaw, Bo Chen, and Joe Palen, “Optical and Mechanical Design of a Laser-Based Non-Intrusive Vehicle Delineation Detection System,” in Proc. of the ASME 21st Computers in Engineering Conference, paper # DETC2000/CIE-21668, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 9-12, 2001.

Book Chapters

  1. Bo Chen, “Mobile Agents in E-Commerce,” in In Lee (Ed.), Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and Management in the Digital Economy, IGI Global, February, 2010, invited.
  2. Harry H. Cheng, Bo Chen, and David Ko, “Control System Design and Analysis Education via the Web,” in Spyros Tzafestas (Ed.), Web-Based Control and Robotics Education, Spinger Verlag, 2009, pp. 39-60, invited.

News Articles

  1. Bo Chen, “Artificial-immune-system approach enables monitoring sructural health,” invited article for SPIE Newsroom, 10 September 2009, DOI: 10.1117/2.1200909.1719.