Vehicle and Robotics Engineering Laboratory

The Home of Mechatronics

The Vehicle and Robotics Engineering Laboratory has established connections in research and teaching and collaborates with academic, industry, and non-profit research institutions around the world.

University Collaborators

Coventry University, Coventry, UK

Ilmenau University of Technology, Ilmenau, Germany

Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK

Moscow State Technical University (named after N. Bauman), Moscow, Russia

University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

Industry and Research Agencies

Automotive Research Association of India, Kothrud, Pune, India

Chrysler, LLC, Auburn Hills, Missouri, USA

DE-STA-CO Corp., Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA

dSPACE Corp., Wixom, Michigan, USA

Eaton Corp., Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan, USA

General Motors Corp., Detroit, Michigan, USA

Link Manufacturing Corp., Sioux Center, Iowa, USA

National Instruments Corp., Austin, Texas, USA

NAMI-Service, Moscow, Russia

Oshkosh Corp., Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA

SKF, Gothenburg, Sweden

Southern Company, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi, USA

US Army TARDEC, Detroit, Michigan, USA

Volvo Construction Equipment AB, Eskilstuna, Sweden


Visiting Scholars

Professor Robert L. Norton P.E.
November 2012
Controlling Vibration in Automated Assembly Machinery

Dr. Thomas R. Way
USDA-ARS National Soil Dynamics Laboratory
February 2013
Soil Physical and Mechanical Properties, Soil-Tire and Soil-Track Interactions

Dr. George L. Mason
US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS
February 2013
Multi-Wheel Vehicle Mobility. Analytical and Experimental Evaluation