Dr. Wei Gao



  • Ph.D, Mechnical Engineering, September 2012 – January 2017, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
  • M.S, Vehicle Engineering, September 2008 – June 2010, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
  • BSc., Vehicle Engineering, September 2003 – June 2007, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China


  • 02/2019 – present, Post-doctor, DOE GATE Center for Electric Drive Transportation, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA, USA

The Research I have Been Working on

  • Development of Battery Management System for electric vehicles
  • Development of an offline battery parameter identification algorithm for electric vehicles
  • Optimal control and sizing of hybrid system based on dynamic programing
  • Modeling and driver-in-the loop realtime simulation of a hybrid tracked vehicle


  • Photography, swimming, and outdoor activities.

Journal Publications

  1. Gao W, Zou Y, Sun F, et al. Data pieces-based parameter identification for lithium-ion battery[J]. Journal of Power Sources, 2016, 328: 174-184.
  2. Gao W, Zou Y, Sun F. Two-Parameter Shifting Optimal Control for an Electric Bus [J]. Automotive Engineering, 2016, 38(3): 344-349.
  3. Gao W, Zou Y. The Influence of Gear Number Design to Energy Consumption for an Electric Bus[J]. Transaction of Beijing Institute of Technology, 2016, 36(5): 441-445.
  4. Zou Y, Gao W, Hou S, et al. System-Level Modeling and Real-Time Simulation for Hybrid Tracked Vehicle [J]. Transaction of Beijing Institute of Technology, 2013, 33(1): 31-36.
  5. Gao W, Zou Y, Sun F. Optimal component sizing for a parallel hybrid bus based on dynamic programming[C]//Transportation Electrification Asia-Pacific (ITEC Asia-Pacific), 2014 IEEE Energy Coversion Conference and Expo. IEEE, 2014: 1-5.