Jun Chen, Ph.D.

Jun Chen, Ph.D. 
  • Jun Chen, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor

  • ECE Dept., Oakland University

  • EC444, 115 Library Dr., Rochester, MI 48309

  • Email: junchen[AT]oakland[dot]edu

  • Tel: 248-370-4797

Open Positions

I am looking for passionate and highly motivated research assitants (Ph.D., master, and undergraduates) with aligned research interests. Ph.D. positions are fully funded, and master/undergraduate positions are either fully/partially funded or for-credit. Please send me a copy of your CV, transcript, and summary of qualifications if interested.

Visiting scholars are welcome to contact me to discuss potential collaborations.

Call for Papers

Special Issue on: "Advanced Safety Design and Control for Electric Vehicles" - International Journal of Vehicle Design


Dr. Jun Chen received his B.S. degree in Automation from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou China, in 2009, and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering with minor in Computer Science from Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA, in 2014. He was with Idaho National Laboratory from 2014 to 2016 working on control and optimization of hybrid energy systems, and with General Motors from 2017 to 2020 working on advanced algorithms for vehicle motion and powertrain control. Dr. Chen joined Oakland University in 2020, where he is currently an assistant professor at the ECE department.

His research interests include advanced control and optimization, model predictive control, machine learning, stochastic hybrid systems, with applications in energy and automotive systems. Dr. Chen is a recipient of the Best Paper Award from IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, the Publication Achievement Award and the Exceptional Contributions Program Award (twice) from Idaho National Laboratory, the Research Excellence Award from Iowa State University, and the Outstanding Student Award from Zhejiang University. He has been a reviewer for numerous international scientific journals and conferences, and is/was an associate editor or editorial board member for Journal of Control and Decision, Energy Systems, and IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. He is currently a Senior Member of the IEEE and a Member of SAE.