Prof. Bilin Aksun-Güvenç is a research professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the Ohio State University since September 2017. She joined the Ohio State University in September 2014 as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering after working in Istanbul Technical University (17 years) and Istanbul Okan University (3 years). She is the co-founder and co-director of the Automated Driving Lab at the Ohio State University. Her expertise is in automotive control systems such as electronic stability control, adaptive cruise control, cooperative adaptive cruise control, collision warning and avoidance systems, cooperative collision avoidance systems, autonomous vehicles, intelligent transportation systems and smart cities. She has a long history of working as a principal investigator and researcher in several automotive industry projects for major automotive OEMs. She is the co-holder of two European patents on yaw dynamics stability control and yaw rate virtual sensing for road vehicles, respectively. She is a member of the IFAC technical committees on Automotive Control (since 2005) and on Mechatronics (since 2008). She is the author of two book chapters, one book, and one hundred and twenty three publications in technical journals and conferences.


The Automated Driving Lab (ADL) is the main research lab for connected and autonomous driving technologies at the Ohio State University. ADL research application areas are:

Connected Vehicle Application Development and Deployment

Automated Driving under Adverse Weather Conditions

Low Speed Autonomous Driving for a Smart City

Platooning, CACC

Cooperative Collision Avoidance

Pedestrian Collision Avoidance

Energy Efficient Connected & Autonomous Vehicles

UAV and CAV Communication and Cooperation