Department of Mechanical Engineering

Paul Venhovens

Paul VenhovensDr. Paul Venhovens
Associate Professor & BMW Chair in Systems Integration
Office: 231 Fluor Daniel Building
Phone: 864.656.5640
Fax: 864.656.4435
Email: pjv 

Paul Venhovens joined CU-ICAR in October of 2008 and was previously appointed at the BMW R&D Center in Munich Germany for 13 years in several engineering positions. 


PhD, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, 1993
MS, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, 1989 

Research Interests

Functional Integration, Vehicle Platforms, Vehicle Dynamics, Noise Vibration and Harshness, Crashworthiness, Vehicle Performance, Driver Assistance Systems, and Multi-Body Simulations. 

Selected Publications

Marshall Saunders, Steve Hung, Paul Venhovens, "End-user Perspectives of Challenges Facing Vehicle-to-Grid Integration", Power Systems 2009 Conference, Advanced Metering, Protection Control, Communication and Distributed Resources, Clemson University, 2009.

Arthur P. Hülsmann, Paul J. Th. Venhovens, Franz Froschhammer, "Optimization of the Load Reversal Phenomena based on Virtual Non-Linear Powertrain Models", International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control (AVEC '04), August 23-27, 2004, Arnhem, The Netherlands.

Roscher, T., Venhovens, P., "Identification of Rubber Bushings", International Conference on Noise & Vibration Engineering, ISMA 2002 Conference, 16-18 September 2002, Leuven, Belgium.

Robert Ervin, Zevi Bareket, Paul Fancher, John Sullivan, Paul Venhovens, "Altercontrol: A Tool for the Methodical Engineering of Driver Assistance Systems". International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control (AVEC '02), September 9-14, 2002, Hiroshima, Japan.

Paul Venhovens, Thomas Bachmann, Karl Naab, Michael Schraut, "BMW's Driver Assistance Concept for Integrated Longitudinal Support", 7th World Congress on ITS, 6-9 November 2000, Turin, Italy.