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Special Session
Sustainable mobility solutions: vehicle and traffic simulation, on-road trials and EV charging - SMS 2017

22 April, 2017 - Porto, Portugal

Within the International Conference on Vehicle Technology and Intelligent Transport Systems - VEHITS 2017


Carla Silva
IDL-Instituto Dom Luiz, Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa
Brief Bio
Dr. Carla Silva received the Mechanical Engineering degree (five year course) in 2000 and the PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2005, at Instituto Superior Técnico (IST), University of Lisbon, Portugal. She went for a post doc at both IST and University of Michigan working on CO2 mitigation in road vehicles. She was a senior researcher at the Institute of Mechanical Engineering IDMEC since 2008 to 2015. She is now assistant professor at the Department of Geographic, Geophysics and Energy Engineering. She teaches, in the integrated master of Energy and Environment Engineering, the courses of Sustainable Mobility, Combustion Technologies and electrical circuits. She has supervised 40 MSc and 7 Phd students. She has 1 book, 2 book chapters, 50 papers in international peer-reviewed journals (h=19 google scholar) and more than 50 papers in international conferences. She is an active reviewer (https://publons.com/author/570077/carla-silva#stats ). Areas of interest are new fuels; biomass; alternative road vehicle simulation; energy and environment impacts; life cycle assessment, indicators for sustainable mobility.


The special session will be focused on sustainable mobility solutions, covering modeling , experimental and impact assessment aspects. The renewable energy used in such transportation systems will be discussed.

Topics of interest:
Flex fuel engines and alternative biofuel vehicles;
Biofuels production;
Engine simulation and Testing;
Single alternative vehicle simulation;
Traffic simulation with alternative mobility solutions;
Autonomous driving;
Electric mobility simulation;
EVs smart charging and V2G;
EV solar-charging;
On-road monitoring of sustainable mobility solutions;
Indicators for sustainable mobility assessment.


Paper Submission: February 20, 2017 (expired)
Authors Notification: March 1, 2017
Camera Ready and Registration: March 13, 2017


Miguel Brito, Universidade de Lisboa (UL), Portugal
Ignacio Contreras, Universidad Autonoma de Sinaloa (UAS), Mexico
Raquel Figueiredo, Universidade de Lisboa (UL), Portugal
Simeon Iliev, University of Ruse, Bulgaria
Pedro Nunes, Universidade de Lisboa (UL), Portugal
Mona Lisa Oliveira, State University of Ceara, Brazil
Senthilkumar Pachamuthu, Anna University (AU), India
João P. Ribau, IDMEC, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

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Prospective authors are invited to submit papers in any of the topics listed above.
Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex formats) are available at: Paper Templates
Please also check the Guidelines.
Papers must be submitted electronically via the web-based submission system using the appropriated button on this page.


After thorough reviewing by the special session program committee complemented by members of the main conference program committee, all accepted papers will be published in a special section of the conference proceedings book - under an ISBN reference and on CD-ROM support - and submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), INSPEC, DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index) and Scopus.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
All papers presented at the conference venue will be available at the SCITEPRESS Digital Library


VEHITS Special Sessions - SMS 2017
e-mail: vehits.secretariat@insticc.org