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Hitachi America, Ltd.Hitachi America, Ltd.

Hitachi America, Ltd., Research & Development

BADARINARAYAN, Harsha, Ph.D.

BADARINARAYAN, Harsha, Ph.D.

Laboratory Manager and Director - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Over 12 years of experience in the automotive domain related to mechanical design, manufacturing and process engineering. Areas of focus include engines, chassis, active safety and electric powertrain.
  • Current Focus: (i) Connected Cars & Autonomous Mobility, (ii) Smart Manufacturing

PHATAK, Sujit

PHATAK, Sujit

Sr. Researcher & Group Leader, Embedded Systems Group - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Strong background in development of Embedded Systems software and hardware for 32-bit single core and multi-core microcontrollers. Over 8 years of experience in virtual prototyping of automotive Electronic Control Units (ECU) employing Model Based Development (MBD) and co-simulation techniques. Development of comprehensive virtual validation platforms for speeding up ECU production software validation thereby reducing time to market. Project management

INOUE, Akira, Ph.D.

INOUE, Akira, Ph.D.

Sr. Researcher & Team Leader - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Working on the NVH area of the automotive products for (HIAMS)
    • Bachelor's degree: Physics, Tokyo University of Science (Tokyo)
    • M.S.: Information Science (Stochastic Process), Tohoku University (Sendai)
    • Ph.D: Mechanical Engineering (Sound and Vibration), Ohio State University

KUNDU, Subrata, Ph.D.

KUNDU, Subrata

Sr. Researcher & Team Leader - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
  • Over 6 years of research and innovation experience in ADAS, Biorobotics, and Mechatronics

YUAN, Wei, Ph.D.

YUAN, Wei, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher & Team Leader - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Over 10 years of experience in advanced materials processing and manufacturing.
  • Current focus: (i) Materials Processing-Structure-Property, (ii) 3D Printing of High Performance Alloys & Composites, (iii) Next Generation of Manufacturing via IoT & Smart Database

YOKOYAMA, Atsushi

Atsushi Yokoyama

Senior Researcher & Technical Liaison - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Research Focus: ADAS, Autonomous driving, Connected Car, Vehicle dynamics, Drive-line control

HOMMA, Ichiki

Ichiki Homma

Senior Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Over 14 years of experience in the computing platform area, from logic level designing to firmware/system level performance analysis & tuning. Also wide variety of knowledge from large scale mainframe computer to embedded System-on-Chip on hard-disk drive system.
  • Current Focus: (i) logic design, simulation and performance tuning for vehicle ECUs.

GOKHALE, Akshay

GOKHALE, Akshay

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Advance Driver Assistance Systems and Chassis Systems
  • My expertise involve Chassis Systems, Vehicle Dynamics and System Integration

CHEN, Heming, Ph.D.

CHEN, Heming, Ph.D.

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Rich experience in modeling, simulation and optimization of complex systems, as well as building large-scale cloud computing platform.
  • Currently focus is on building cloud-based multi-domain simulation platform to support large-scale vehicle level simulation demanded by customers.

ZHENG, Lili, Ph.D.

ZHENG, Lili, Ph.D.

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Extensive research experience on multiscale material simulation and microstructure characterization
  • Research Focus: Micromechanics simulation using crystal plasticity finite element method, metallurgy, process optimization, fatigue life prediction, failure analysis

SEERA, Nikhil

SEERA, Nikhil

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • RESEARCH AREAS: Mechanical Design, Finite Element Analysis, Noise & Vibration

AVIREDDI, Prashanth

AVIREDDI, Prashanth

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Over 3 years of research experience in system level analysis related to Multi Domain and Multi-level Interactions with core expertise in the area Fluid Mechanics

LONARI, Yashodeep

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Santa Clara, CA

  • Over 6 Years of academic and industry experience in engine system development for innovative applications in the automotive industry. I currently work with leading universities and research labs on interdisciplinary research for engine systems and integrating these technologies with new technologies for autonomous driving and connected car.
  • RESEARCH FOCUS: Engine Combustion 1D-3D CFD modeling, Model based design for engine controls & calibration.

XIAO, Yuan

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • 5 Years of academic and industry experience on electrical system simulation and cloud platform prototyping
  • RESEARCH FOCUS: Multi-domain Co-simulation platform, cloud computing, Power electronics

GE, Zicheng

GE, Zicheng

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Extensive experience in 1D engine system modeling, including whole engine model and Model-in-the-Loop (MiL)
  • Engine controls prototype development and validation on the engine dyno bench.
  • Current focus is modeling & controls for hydraulic fuel system and aftertreatment system.

WANG, Jiye, Ph.D.

Jiye Wang, Ph.D.

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • 8 year academic and industry experience in welding and metallurgical engineering
  • Current Focus: (i) Laser welding of high pressure pump (ii) Welding quality monitoring solution

LI, Jia, Ph.D.

LI, Jia, Ph.D.

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Over 3 years of research experience in electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) modeling, testing and low-noise design related to automotive inverters.
  • Current Focus: (i) Low-noise design for power electronics , (ii) Simulation for immunity study

WATANABE, Tsubasa

Tsubasa Watanabe

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Over 3 years of academic experience about Metal Forging for Li-ion Battery Case.
  • Over 5 years of research and development experience about GFRP Injection molding and Transfer molding for Air Flow Sensor.
  • Current Focus: (i) Process Monitoring, (ii) Resin flow-Structural cooperation FE analysis

BANGALORE RAMAIAH, Naveen Kumar

RAMAIAH, Naveen Kumar Bangalore

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Advance Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)
  • 3 years of experience in development of vision based / image processing algorithms for ADAS

SHETTY, Sanketh

SHETTY, Sanketh

Researcher – Embedded Systems Group, Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • My interest broadly lies in the area of Cyber-Physical Systems which include the development of smart connected embedded systems for applications in various domains.
  • Current Focus: (i) Employing vHILS and co-simulation techniques for faster validation/testing of ECU (ii) Connected Car Security

NATH, Chandra, Ph.D.

NATH, Chandra, Ph.D.

Researcher, Advanced Manufacturing and Design - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Over 11 years of experience in advanced, hybrid and sustainable manufacturing & design, CPS-based digital and integrated manufacturing systems, process control and automation, Machining automotive/ aerospace materials and CNT-composites
  • Inventive cooling and tooling systems design and research, tribology and wear
  • Current Focus: (i) Manufacturing Processes and Innovative Tooling and Cooling Systems, (ii) Metrology Systems and Tooling, (iii) Smart Manufacturing, Process Monitoring, Diagnostics and Prognostics

SRIKANTH, Ahalya

SRIKANTH, Ahalya

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Support the EMC testing and analysis of Electrical Powertrain automotive components like inverters, battery controller units.
  • CAD modeling, simulation of near and far-field wave electromagnetic propagation using commercial numerical tools like ANSYS HFSS
  • Future research areas include vehicle-level EM simulations of low-and high frequency components and simulation automation.

MA, Tianye

Tianye Ma

Researcher Global Center for Social Innovation Farmington Hills, MI

  • Experience in electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) design and testing, RF circuit, antenna design and measurement
  • Current focus: (i) vehicle-level EMC modeling and simulation (ii) supporting the EMC testing and countermeasure of the electrical powertrain system

ZHU, Xiaoliang, Ph.D

Xiaoliang-Zhu, Ph.D.

Researcher Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Over 7 years of academic experience in MEMS sensor (inductive, capacitive, resistive, and ultrasonic) design, modeling, fabrication, measurement circuit design and implementation, testing, data acquisition, signal processing, and data analysis
  • Current Focus: (i) Surface defects detection based on laser scattering and image processing , (ii) Advance Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

HE, Qifan

Qifan He

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Over 5 years of academic and industry experience on noise and vibration, finite element analysis, nonlinear dynamics and control, optimization
  • Research focus: Automotive system NVH (noise, vibration and harshness) testing and CAE simulation

WANG, Xiao

Xiao Wang

Researcher - Global Center for Social Innovation, Farmington Hills, MI

  • Extensive research experience on LiDAR point cloud and image processing
  • Research focus: ADAS, sensor fusion and vehicle perception