November G-Active Workshop Agenda

The agenda has now been finalised for our workshop on “Novel Approaches to Energy Management and Eco-Driving”, which will be held at the Boldrewood Campus of the University of Southampton on 14th November 2018 between 11am and 5pm. Registration is available on eventbrite at

The workshop includes presentations by current members of the G-Active research project including speakers from the University of Southampton, Imperial College London and University College London, as well as speakers from BMW Group, Ford Motor Company and the Knowledge Transfer Network. Also included is a visit to the University of Southampton driving simulator at the end of the day (registration is required for the simulator visit).

The full list of presentations:

  • “Welcome and Overview of the G-Active project” by Prof. Roberto Lot and Prof. Neville Stanton of the University of Southampton
  • “Traffic Prediction and Modelling” by Dr Bani Anwari of University College London
  • “Overview of hybrid energy management and vehicle speed optimisation” by Simos Evangelou of Imperial College London
  • “Technology advancements in the EV space and opportunities for funding” by Ryan Fisher of the Knowledge Transfer Network
  • “Visualisation is critical to human-centered design innovation” by Brian Rutter of Ford Motor Company and the University of Bath
  • “Predictive energy management for plug-in hybrid electric vehicles based on optimal control – an industry perspective” by Dr Johannes Buerger of BMW Group
  • “Novel heuristic approaches to energy management of parallel hybrids” by Dr Xuefang Li of Imperial College London
  • “Driver modelling and optimisation of vehicle speed in a driving simulator” by Dr James Fleming of the University of Southampton
  • “Ecological driver assistance system with driver-in-the-loop” by Dr Xingda Yan of the University of Southampton
  • “Eco-driving assistance system in the simulator: A little help can go a long way” by Dr Craig Allison of the University of Southampton

The workshop is free of charge and open to all interested parties. Registration is available on eventbrite at

Check out the full agenda, with more details on the G-Active project and its objectives, here: full workshop agenda (pdf)

We hope to see you there!
The G-Active Team