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Call for Papers - Closed - VPPC 2022

Call For Papers

VPPC2022 is organized into 8 tracks covering all relevant technical areas:

Regular Track #1: Energy Storage and Generation, Components and Systems

  • Battery technology
  • Advanced battery
  • Battery management systems
  • Charge/discharge units
  • Voltage, SoC & thermal balancing systems
  • New capacitor technology; ultra-capacitors
  • Flywheels
  • Hybrid energy storage topologies
  • Fuel cell systems; auxiliary power units
  • Packaging of the energy sources
  • Diagnosis and prognosis
  • SoC and SoH estimation
  • Solar vehicles
  • Applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles

Regular Track #2: Power Electronics, Motor Drives and Electric Power Systems

  • Converters
  • Rectifiers
  • Inverters
  • Power electronics systems
  • Electric machines
  • Motor drives (design and/or control)
  • Power semiconductors
  • Starters
  • Generators
  • Integrated starter/alternators
  • Novel power module
  • Auxiliary motor drives
  • Drive trains
  • Diagnosis and prognosis
  • Electro-magnetic compatibility
  • Power system architectures
  • 42V PowerNet
  • Higher voltage power systems
  • X-by-wire
  • Electric power steering
  • Hydraulic powertrain
  • Applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles

Regular Track #3: Vehicular Electronics and Intelligent Transportation Systems

  • Active suspension
  • Automatic cruise control
  • Remote sensing
  • Wireless sensors and controls
  • Sensor network
  • Wireless communications and vehicular networking
  • Cooperative driving
  • Intelligent and autonomous vehicles
  • Active and passive safety system
  • Embedded operation system
  • Vehicular signal processing
  • Micro-electromechanical systems
  • Driver assistance driving systems
  • Virtual/digital system
  • Applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles

Regular Track #4: Control and Energy Management of Electrified Vehicles

  • Power split in HEV
  • Intelligent control and energy management systems
  • Hardware-in-the-loop
  • Fault tolerance control and management
  • Offline & on-line optimization
  • Route-based energy management
  • Driving pattern recognition
  • Online parameter identification & driver modelling for energy management
  • Shifting control & management
  • Applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles

Regular Track #5: Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Electrified Vehicles

  • Modeling, simulation, analysis, design, dynamics and stability of vehicular systems/components
  • Virtual prototyping
  • Vehicular architecture
  • Real world testing
  • Fleet measurement
  • Driving cycle design
  • Eco-driving
  • Well-to-wheels and tank-to-wheels analysis
  • Life cycle analysis
  • Applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles

Regular Track #6: Charging Systems and Infrastructures

  • Chargers
  • EV electrical infrastructure and V2X
  • Onboard battery chargers
  • AC & DC charging infrastructure
  • Fast & superfast charging
  • Wireless charging
  • Conductive charging
  • Charging management
  • Smart Grid
  • Smart charging
  • Harmonics and power quality
  • Applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles

Regular Track #7: Hydrogen Fueling Infrastructures and Fuel Cell Vehicles

  • Fuel cell powertrain
  • Fuel cell vehicle for road, rail, sea, air and space
  • Hybrid fuel cell vehicle
  • Plug in fuel cell vehicle
  • High-pressure hydrogen storage
  • Low-pressure hydrogen storage
  • Electrolyzer
  • Hydrogen production from green energy
  • Refueling station
  • Standardization

Regular Track #8: Electric Railway

Technology and systems relating electrical railways,  high speed rail, urban transit, heavy haul freight, metro, fixed guideway transit, and electric railway systems, including the components and systems used in both automated and non-automated systems. Topics such as:

  • Communications
  • Train control and management systems
  • Cybersecurity,
  • Simulation and modeling
  • Traction power and distribution
  • Overhead Contact Systems and other feeding systems
  • Power systems
  • System safety, reliability, environmental and system requirements

For additional information: VPPC2022 Flyer Final

Submission Deadline (EXTENDED): 30 May 2022
Acceptance notification (EXTENDED): 25 July 2022
Final paper submission deadline (EXTENDED): 13 August 2022

Submit papers at:

A digest of 3-5 pages (including figures and tables) and an abstract of 50-100 words should be written in English and must be electronically submitted in PDF format for the review process (see appropriate Call for Papers for details)

Submission requirements: 6-page paper (without overlength charge) and up to 2 additional pages are allowed with the purchase of additional page charges in the amount of $100 USD per additional page at the time of registration and final paper submission. The conference template can be downloaded here: 

Use the US letter 2-column IEEE format in:

The submitted extended summary will be reviewed via a peer review process in order to ensure the highest technical quality of the conference

Post-conference journal publication: as in previous VPPC editions, the organizing and VPPcommittees are planning to propose a special section in the IEEE Transactions on VehicularTechnology (Impact factor 5.98) . All papers presented at the VPPC2022 will be eligible to submit anextended version to this future special section