Prof. Dr. Xiaosong Hu received the Ph.D. degree in Automotive Engineering from Beijing Institute of Technology, China, in 2012. He did scientific research and completed the Ph.D. dissertation in Automotive Research Center at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, between 2010 and 2012. He is currently a professor at the State Key Laboratory of Mechanical Transmissions, Chongqing Automotive Collaborative Innovation Center, and the Department of Automotive Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China. He was a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, USA, between 2014 and 2015, as well as at the Swedish Hybrid Vehicle Center and the Department of Signals and Systems at Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, between 2012 and 2014. He was also a visiting postdoctoral researcher in the Institute for Dynamic systems and Control at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland, in 2014. His research interests include modeling, control, and optimization of sustainable transport systems, as well as vehicle-grid-home interactions.