CAR faculty teach abroad in University of Stuttgart’s International Summer School

Posted: August 20, 2015

Faculty at the Center for Automotive Research returned to teach engineering industry members at the University of Stuttgart this summer, marking their fourth year participating in the program, which has been operating for the same number of years.

Professor Rizzoni and industry students.
Professor Canova and industry students.
Hosted by the university’s Research Institute of Automotive Engineering and Vehicle Engines, or FKFS, professors Giorgio Rizzoni, Yann Guezennec and Marcello Canova joined a number of industry members from across the globe in teaching automotive engineering courses in a program spanning from June 22 to July 4.

Known as the International Summer School, the 2015 program featured courses designed by Rizzoni, Guezennec and Canova, with an aim to complement working engineers’ knowledge. Course content focused on automotive engineering topics such as systems competence in electric, hybrid and combustion powertrains, aerodynamics and aeroacoustics.

Ohio State cooperated with Clemson University, University of Stuttgart and e-mobil BW, Cluster Elektromobilitat Sud-West for the program.

For more information on the International Summer School, the institute’s website can be found here: