Automotive control systems: Application of predictive and optimal control approaches to engine, aftertreatment, transmission and hybrid vehicle control to reduce emissions and improve fuel consumption.

Automotive software: Development of the connected vehicle networks through utilisation and exploitation of the large amounts of data available. Development of vehicle communication networks and techniques to protect them from cyber attack.

Automotive exhaust systems: Development of new aftertreatment systems and their control, including novel sensor technologies.

Model based diagnostics: Application of model based diagnostic approaches to automotive OBD systems.