SAE International announced that Guoming G. Zhu was elected as a 2012-2013 SAE Fellow. Zhu and the other Fellow inductees were recognized during ceremonies at the SAE 2013 World Congress.
Zhu is an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Michigan State University.
Prior to joining faculty at Michigan State, Zhu was a technical fellow in advanced powertrain systems of Visteon Corporation. He also worked for the Cummins Engine Company.
His current research interests include closed-loop combustion control of internal combustion engines as well as application of advanced control techniques to powertrain and engine systems. Zhu has more than 24 years of experience related to control theory, engine diagnostics and combustion control.
He has authored or co-authored more than 140 technical papers and received 40 U.S. patents. He has also co-authored a book entitled “Linear Parameter-Varying Control for Engineering Applications.” He is an ASME fellow.
Zhu earned bachelor's and master's degrees from the Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He received his doctorate in aerospace engineering from Purdue University in 1992.
SAE Fellow is the highest grade of membership bestowed by SAE International. It recognizes outstanding engineering, scientific and leadership accomplishments by an individual that have resulted in meaningful advances in automotive, aerospace, and commercial vehicle technologies. The program, established in 1975, recognizes an average of 20 recipients worldwide for this honor each year.
SAE International is a global association of more than 138,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial vehicle industries. SAE International’s core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International’s charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World in Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series.