The 9th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference
(VPPC 2013)

October 15-18, 2013
Beijing, China

Sponsored by IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
Hosted by Tsinghua University


The 9th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC 2013) will be held on October 15-18, 2013, in Beijing, China. VPPC is the flagship conference of IEEE for advanced vehicles and this makes VPPC of significant importance with unprecedented responsibilities. There is a dire need to educate the public, train the students, engineers, and scientists, research fundamental and groundbreaking solutions, innovate new technologies, develop cost-effective and better products, and finally commercialize more environmental friendly vehicles. VPPC is doing a great job in leading such monumental task from the technical side. VPPC 2013 program will feature paper sessions and workshops, industry forums, demos, tutorials, and technical tours. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Green Car - Electric Propelled System
1. HEV, Plug-In HEV, BEV System Design
2. Fuel Cell and FCEV/FCHEV System Design
3. Electronic Actuator and Electric Machinery for Vehicle Applications
4. Power Electronics and Converter for Vehicle Applications
5. Motor Drives for Vehicle Applications
6. Battery, Energy Storage System and their Management Systems for xEVs
7. Renewable Energy and Auxiliary Power Unit (APU)
8. Advanced Powertrain Controls for xEVs
9. Charging System including Interface Couplers
10. Smart Grid and Electrical Infrastructure for xEVs
11. Other Applications
Intelligent Car
12. Intelligent Vehicle for Safety (included V2V)
13. Telematics (included V2I)
14. Network and Imbedded System for Vehicle
15. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) in xEVs
16. Other Applications
High Efficiency Transportation
17. Conventional Vehicle System Design
18. Advanced Automotive Power and Propulsion
19. Railway, Ship, Air, and Space Vehicles
20. Mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
21. Modeling, Simulation, Emissions and Control
22. Other Applications

Proposals are invited for half- or full-day workshops. Workshop proposals for VPPC 2013 should include:

Title and specific goals;
Specific topics to be addressed;
Relevance and significance of this workshop to the main conference;
A history of the workshop, if not being offered for the first time;
Estimated paper submission volume and paper acceptance rate;
Expected attendance;
Length – Full day or half day;
Names, affiliations and email addresses of the workshop organizers.
Workshop proposals should not exceed 3 pages and should be submitted to the Organizing Committee (

Important Dates
Proposal Submission Deadline: Apr 5, 2013 (EXTENDED)
Notification of Acceptance: Apr 12, 2013
Workshop Paper Submission Deadline: May 10, 2013
Workshop Paper Acceptance Notification: Jun 7, 2013
Workshop Paper Final Manuscript Due: Jul 18, 2013
Conference Dates: Oct 15-18, 2013