- MEEM 802
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics
Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dave House Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering
- PhD, Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering, University of California-Davis
Dr. Chen is the Dave House Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering – Engineering Mechanics and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Michigan Technological University. She received her Ph.D. degree from the University of California, Davis, in 2005. Dr. Chen conducts interdisciplinary researches in the areas of mechatronics and embedded systems, agent technology, modeling and control of hybrid electric vehicles, cyber-physical systems, and automation. Her research projects are funded by National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, and industrial partners. Dr. Chen has authored or co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. She received the Best Paper Award at 2008 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications.
Dr. Chen is currently serving as the Chair of the Technical Committee on Mechatronics and Embedded Systems of IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society and the Chair of the Technical Committee on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications of ASME Design Engineering Division. She is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. Dr. Chen has served as Program Chair, Symposium Chair, and Session Chair for a number of international conferences. She was the General Chair of 2013 ASME/IEEE International Conference on Mechatronic and Embedded Systems and Applications.
Links of Interest
Areas of Expertise
- Mechatronics and embedded systems
- Agent Technology
- IC engine management systems
- Modeling and control of hybrid electric vehicles
- Battery control for HEV and energy storage systems
- Cyber-physical systems
- Yang Li, Pushkar Agashe, Zicheng 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.
- 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.
- Bo Chen, 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, 2012-00-00
- Bo Chen, Wenjia Liu, "A Web-Based Structural Health Monitoring Sensor Network," International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, Vol. 44, No. 3, pp. 188-197, 2012-00-00
- Bo Chen, Cheng Chen, Shuang Li Shuang, Ding Wen, "Agent Recommendation for Agent-Based Urban-Transportation Systems," IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 77-81, 2011-11-00
- Bo Chen, Chuanzhi Zang, "Emergent Damage Pattern Recognition using Immune Network Theory," Smart Structures and Systems, Vol. 8, No. 1 pp. 69-92, 2011-00-00
- 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.
- 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.
- Bo Chen, Stephen S. Nestinger, Harry H. Cheng, "A Mobile Agent-Based Framework For Flexible Automation Systems," IEEE/ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS, VOL. 15, NO. 6, Pages 942-951, 2010-12-01
- Bo Chen, "Agent-Based Artificial Immune System Approach for Adaptive Damage Detection in Monitoring Networks," Journal of Network and Computer Applications, Volume 33, Issue 6, Pages 633-645, 2010-11-00
- Bo Chen, "Mobile Agents in E-Commerce," Encyclopedia of E-Business Development and Management in the Digital Economy, Ch. 084, pp. 846-853, 2010-02-01
- 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.
- Bo Chen and Harry H. Cheng, "A Review of the Applications of Agent Technology in Traffic and Transportation Systems," IEEE Transaction on Intelligent Transportation Systems, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 485-497, 2010.
- Bo Chen, H.H. Cheng, D. Ko, "Control System Design and Analysis Education via the Web," Intelligent Systems, Control and Automation: Science and Engineering, Volume 38, pp. 39-59, 2009-09-01
- Bo Chen, "Artificial-immune-system approach enables monitoring sructural health," SPIE Newsroom, 2009-09-01
- Bo Chen, "Enhancing Control Systems Learning Experience with an Interactive Software Environment," Computer Education Journal (China), Vol. 7, pp. 47-51, 2009-04-00
- Bo Chen and Chuanzhi Zang, "Artificial Immune Pattern Recognition for Structure Damage Classification," Computers & Structures, vol. 87, no. 21-22, pp. 1394-1407, 2009.
- 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.