Academic Profile : Faculty

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Asst Prof Lyu Chen
Nanyang Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
External Links
Automated Driving and Human-Machine System (AutoMan) Research Group

Dr. Lyu Chen (often spelled as Lv Chen) is a Nanyang Assistant Professor of School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, with a joint appointment in School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Nanyang Technological University. He is the Director of Automated Driving and Human-Machine System (AutoMan) Research Group, and the Cluster Director in Future Mobility Solutions at ERI@N. He received Bachelor degree in Automotive Engineering from Wuhan Univ. of Technology, China in 2010, and the Ph.D. degree from Department of Automotive Engineering, Tsinghua University, China in 2016. He was a joint PhD researcher at EECS Dept., University of California, Berkeley, USA during 2014-2015, and a Research Fellow at Advanced Vehicle Engineering Center, Cranfield University, UK during 2016-2018. His research focuses on advanced vehicle control and intelligence, where he has contributed 2 books, 2 book chapters, over 100 papers and 12 granted patents.

Dr. Lyu serves as an Academic Editor/Editorial Board Member for SAE International Journal of Electrified Vehicles, International Journal of Vehicle Autonomous Systems, Frontiers in Mechanical Engineering, PLOS ONE, Automotive Innovation, International Journal of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles, and International Journal of Vehicle Systems Modelling and Testing, and a Guest Editor for IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Magazine, Applied Energy, IEEE Sensors Journal and etc. He received many awards and honors, selectively including the Highly Commended Paper Award of IMechE UK in 2012, the Japan NSK Outstanding Mechanical Engineering Paper Award in 2014, the China SAE Outstanding Paper Award in 2015, the 1st Class Award of China Automotive Industry Scientific and Technological Invention in 2015, the Tsinghua University Graduate Student Academic Rising Star Nomination Award in 2015, the Tsinghua University Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award in 2016, the Seal of Excellence of EU H2020 Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions in 2017, the Best Workshop/Special Session Paper Award of IEEE Intelligent Vehicle Symposium in 2018, Automotive Innovation Best Paper Award in 2020, and winner of the INTERPRET Challenge of NeurIPS 2020 competition.

Personal Homepage
AutoMan Group:
Google Scholar:
Automated Driving
Human-Machine Systems
Human-in-the-loop AI
Intelligent Electric Vehicles
Vehicle Dynamics and Control
Cyber-Physical Systems
  • ATTAIN*SG: Achieving public TrusT in AI in autoNomous vehicles in SinGapore
  • Cyber-Physical System Based Design Optimisation of Intelligent Electric Vehicles (CPS-iEV)
  • Deep-Learning-Based Digital Twin Method for Personalized Optimization and Health Monitoring of Electric Vehicles
  • Electric Vehicle Manufacturing
  • Human-Machine Shared Control for Intelligent Safety and Energy of Smart Vehicles (HM Science)
  • P5.1: Brake-by-wire system design and regenerative braking control for AMR
  • P5.2: Omnidirectional chassis system and condition monitoring for cost-efficient AMR
  • PA5: Smart Mechatronic Lab for Industrial Collaborative Robotics in Manufacturing [A*STAR-Funding]
  • PA5: Smart Mechatronic Lab for Industrial Collaborative Robotics in Manufacturing [Schaeffler Funding]
  • Research & Development of Methods for a Holistic Evaluation of AV Safety under Tropical Urban Conditions
  • Thrust A: Smart Mobility & Delivery (IAF-ICP)
  • Thrust A: Smart Mobility & Delivery (RCA)