The 9th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference
(VPPC 2013)

October 15-18, 2013
Beijing, China

Sponsored by IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
Hosted by Tsinghua University


The 9th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC 2013) will be held on October 15-18, 2013, in Beijing, China. VPPC is the flagship conference of IEEE for advanced vehicles and this makes VPPC of significant importance with unprecedented responsibilities. There is a dire need to educate the public, train the students, engineers, and scientists, research fundamental and groundbreaking solutions, innovate new technologies, develop cost-effective and better products, and finally commercialize more environmental friendly vehicles. VPPC is doing a great job in leading such monumental task from the technical side. VPPC 2013 program will feature paper sessions and workshops, industry forums, demos, tutorials, and technical tours. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Green Car - Electric Propelled System
1. HEV, Plug-In HEV, BEV System Design
2. Fuel Cell and FCEV/FCHEV System Design
3. Electronic Actuator and Electric Machinery for Vehicle Applications
4. Power Electronics and Converter for Vehicle Applications
5. Motor Drives for Vehicle Applications
6. Battery, Energy Storage System and their Management Systems for xEVs
7. Renewable Energy and Auxiliary Power Unit (APU)
8. Advanced Powertrain Controls for xEVs
9. Charging System including Interface Couplers
10. Smart Grid and Electrical Infrastructure for xEVs
11. Other Applications
Intelligent Car
12. Intelligent Vehicle for Safety (included V2V)
13. Telematics (included V2I)
14. Network and Imbedded System for Vehicle
15. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) in xEVs
16. Other Applications
High Efficiency Transportation
17. Conventional Vehicle System Design
18. Advanced Automotive Power and Propulsion
19. Railway, Ship, Air, and Space Vehicles
20. Mechanical, Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems
21. Modeling, Simulation, Emissions and Control
22. Other Applications

Prospective authors are invited to submit regular papers (IEEE standard format, double column, 10-point font, 3 pages minimum, 6 pages maximum with 2 additional pages allowed but at an extra charge) for presentation at the conference and publication in the Proceedings.

The IEEE templates in Microsoft Word and LaTeX format can be found at:

Paper submission at:

All submissions should be written in English, must be electronically submitted in PDF format, and will be peer-reviewed. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the VPPC 2013 Proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as major indexing services.

Important Dates
Paper Submission Deadline: Apr 26, 2013 (FINAL EXTENSION)
Notification of Acceptance: May 31, 2013
Final Manuscript Due: Jul 18, 2013
Conference Dates: Oct 15-18, 2013

Note: To be published in the VPPC 2013 Proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore, an author of an accepted paper is required to register for the conference at the full (member or non-member) rate and the paper must be presented at the conference. Non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper. For authors with multiple accepted papers, apart from the full registration, there is an extra charge per additional paper.