May 14 - 15, 2021, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
Format: Online
Tutorial Sessions
Saturday, May 15, 2021
1:45 PM

Dr. Tarek Lahdhiri, PhD, PE, PMP, BB-DFSS, SM-IEEE
Strategy Leader
General Motors LLC in Warren, Michigan

Electronic Control Units Development: V-Cycle
This workshop introduces the V-Cycle for the development of Electronic Control Units (ECU) in industrial applications. The workshop will explain the different phases of the V-cycle: Starting with the requirements, Modeling, rapid-prototyping, Code generations, Hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) testing, and calibration.
Participants will learn basic techniques and tools used in the V-cycle. The workshop will include several examples related to automotive applications.

Dr. Lahdhiri received the degree of MS-EE in Communication Systems in 1990 and the PhD degree in Control Systems in 1995. Dr. Lahdhiri is currently working for General Motors LLC in Warren, Michigan, where he is holding the position of Strategy Leader for Real-Time Control Systems Simulations and Automation within the Global Validation Department.
Dr. Lahdhiri is a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Michigan, licensed Project Management Professional (PMP) by the Project Management Institute (PMI), and Master Black Belt DFSS certified by General Motors LLC.
Dr. Lahdhiri authored and co-authored over 16 journal papers and 35 conference papers and his areas of interest include Control Systems, Systems Engineering, Real-Time Modeling and Simulation, and Engineering Management.
Dr. Lahdhiri is a Senior IEEE member and has been leading several activities within the IEEE organization. Currently, he is the IEEE Region 4 (Central USA) PACE Chair, member of the IEEE-USA Career Professional Development (CPD). Recently, Dr.Lahdhiri held the position of IEEE-USA Vice President of Career Member Services (2018-2019)