Ümit Özgüner


TRC Inc. Chair on ITS

Electrical Engineering

Campus Address:
205 Dreese Laboratory
Department of Electrical Engineering
2015 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 USA
phone: (614) 292-5940
fax: (614) 292-7596
email: umit@ee.eng.ohio-state.edu

Still (and Permanantly) Under Construction!

2002 schedule

Office Hours: Prefer by appointment, but walk-ins welcome!
Autumn: EE855 Large Scale Systems
Winter: EE753.02 Autonomy in Vehicles and
  • EE757 Control Lab
  • Education

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois, 1975
  • MSEE, Istanbul Technical University, 1971

    Research Interests

    Professor Ozguner specializes in large-scale, intelligent systems modeling and optimization, hybrid systems, decentralized control, automotive (ABS, active suspension, integrated vehicle dynamics), and transportation systems (optimal routing and relation to signalization), Automated Highway Systems and all aspects of ITS.


  • President, IEEE ITS Council. (1999 and 2000)
  • Director, OSU Center for Intelligent Transportation Research (CITR). [Being transformed into CAR-IT, ITS Thrust]
  • Various conference organization activities, including Technical Program Co-chairman for 9th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control, General chairman of 10th IEEE International Symposium on Intelligent Control.
  • Member, Executive Committee, ITS Ohio, 1994 to present.
  • IEEE Control Systems Society, member Board of Governors.
  • Program Chair of 1.st IEEE ITS Conference, November 1997
  • Co-organizer of The VSS'98 Workshop


  • Publications, theses, etc. during last 4 years

    Research Support

  • AFOSR, Ford Motor Co., National Automated Highway System Consortium, National Research Council, Visteon, Honda R&D, DDE.

    T.O. set up 6/19/95, U.O. modified 1/11/96, 4/15/97, 4/15/98, 3/6/00