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Advanced Certification in Automated & Electric Vehicles

With Nexus at the University of Michigan Engineering

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trigger Orientation on 22nd June

Ideal for professionals in
automobile Industry

The Future is Electric
Leverage the fast-evolving electric and hybrid vehicle market

  • 100% Automobile industry
    to go fully electric by 20351
  • 10 Mn Jobs to be created by the Indian EV industry by 20302
  • 40-70% Salaries head north across diverse roles in the EV industry3

Limited Seats Available


Embrace the Michigan Legacy
Top Ranked Automotive Engineering Research Hub

  • Home to Mcity by U-M, the key driver of mobility transformation in the USA
  • #1 in “Automotive Manufacturing Strength” as per Business Facilities Magazine (2021)
  • GM ropes in U-M to leverage its top-tier testing facilities for EVs

Experience Transformative Learning
Leading Faculty | High Impact Format | Hands-on Application

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Pioneering Faculty
Distinguished practitioners and research scientists lead the sessions

Donald Siegel

Advanced Materials Science and Engineering, Clean Energy Technology, Computational Engineering, Thermal Fluids Systems and Transport Phenomena

Professor & Chair, Walker Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Austin

  • Former faculty at the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan.
  • Former Technical Expert at Ford Research and Advanced Engineering in Dearborn, MI.
  • Senior Investigator & Member of the Directorate, Joint Center for Energy Storage Research (JCESR).
  • Won accolades from organizations like the National Science Foundation and U.S. Department.
  • Holds several patents to his credit, authored 100 publications and delivered approximately 110 invited lectures.

Jason Siegel

Battery Modeling, Control and State of Health Estimation, Control of Hybrid Electric Powertrains, Control of Solid Oxide & Low Temperature PEM Fuel Cells

Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

  • His current research work focuses on modeling and control of Lithium-Ion batteries.
  • He is fond of restoration work on antique cars. Currently (converting) an electric motorcycle, the Kawazapi (1980 Kawasaki KZ440).
  • He has also worked with top organizations like Honeywell Aerospace and ProSensing.
  • Besides teaching, he is also a Faculty Advisor for electric mobility based projects at U-M.
  • Authored research publications, conference papers and book chapters and is a member of IEEE American Controls Conference Editorial Board.

Atul Prakash

Security & Privacy, Cyber-Physical Systems, Computer-supported Cooperative Work, Distributed Systems

Professor, Computer Science Division, Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science and Associate Chair, Computer Science & Engineering Division, University of Michigan

  • Worked as Visiting Research Scientist for Google, GMD-IPSI - Germany and IBM T.J. Watson Research Center.
  • Principal Investigator for projects sponsored by the National Science Foundation, General Motors, Didi Labs, Ford and DARPA.
  • Besides teaching, led academic programs and held leadership roles on the administrative front of the university.
  • Holds 1 patent, 120+ conferences and tech report publications, 25+ research publications and 6 book chapters to his credit.
  • Chaired various program committees for conferences organized by the prestigious IEEE and Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Gabor Orosz

Nonlinear Dynamics & Control, Time Delay Systems, Connected Vehicles, Automated Vehicles, Traffic Flow, ML, Traffic Engineering Computing

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan

  • He held postdoctoral positions at the University of Exeter, UK, and at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
  • Majority of his research projects are focused on connected and automated vehicles, traffic flow, and biological networks.
  • Authored 50+ journal papers, 6 book chapters and as the editor for 4 books under leading names like Springer, IFAC, and Royal Society of Publishing.
  • Associate editor for the Transportation Research Part C since 2018 and for the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology since 2021.
  • Chaired many mini symposiums and international workshops on the Dynamics of Road Vehicles, Connected and Automated Vehicles.

James Sayer

Advanced Vehicle Safety Systems, Connected Vehicle & Infrastructure Technology, Naturalistic Driving Behavior, Driver Distraction, Pedestrian Safety

Director, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute and Adjunct Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan

  • Globally recognized leader in the evaluation of field operational tests of vehicle safety systems and connected vehicle technology.
  • Chair of the U-M’s Institutional Autonomous System Committee and is guiding the development of a university-wide mobility education initiative.
  • Lead Architect of Mcity - autonomous and connected vehicle test facility and is known for conceiving, designing and overseeing its construction.
  • Won honors like White House Transportation Champion of Change (2015) etc., for his efforts in shaping the nation’s transportation system.
  • Served as a co-principal investigator on several additional field operational tests and deployments.

Youngki Kim

Automotive Engineering, Integrated Design and Manufacturing, Machine Learning, Optimization, and Intelligent Systems

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan Dearborn (Institute for Energy Solutions)
  • He was a Research Engineer at the Southwest Research Institute, Ann Arbor where he worked on control algorithm development for advanced powertrains and autonomous vehicles.
  • Between 2003 to 2008, he worked for Hyundai-Kia Motors. He worked on design and calibration of powertrains (internal combustion engines and automatic transmissions) for improved sound quality.
  • He has published 21 articles in archival journals and 27 papers in refereed conference proceedings and holds 4 patents.
  • Much of his research is based on modeling, simulation, optimization and control of dynamic systems in automotive, energy and transportation applications.

University of Michigan

  • #3* Top Public University
    in U.S (2024)
  • #18** World Reputation Rankings (2023)
  • 580 New Innovations
    Reported (2023)
  • 640K+ Global Alumni

University of Michigan is one of the earliest American research universities and a founding member of the Association of American Universities. As a major research center it is ranked 2nd among American universities in research expenditures and produces a large proportion of the country's publications and citations. It has been consistently ranked among the top universities in the United States by college and university rankings. In international comparison, the university occupies top positions in rankings and enjoys a distinguished academic reputation. It has produced Nobel Prize laureates, Turing Award laureates, and Abel Prize laureates. To know more, visit University of Michigan site.

*U.S. News & World Report 2022-23
**QS World University Rankings 2023

Nexus at the
University of Michigan Engineering
Leader in online graduate engineering education

50+ Years of Industry Collaboration

The Advanced Certification in Automated & Electric Vehicles will be delivered by Nexus at the University of Michigan Engineering. Nexus supports continuing education through its professional programs from the Nexus at the University of Michigan Engineering. To explore, visit Nexus website

Automated & Electric Vehicles Course Overview

The Advanced Certification in Automated & Electric Vehicles is a comprehensive course offered by Nexus at the University of Michigan Engineering in collaboration with TalentSprint. This EV course is specifically designed for professionals in the automated and EV industry, mechanical/electrical engineers, automotive technicians, and even auto enthusiasts who are passionate about electric and hybrid vehicles.

Throughout this automated & electric vehicle course, participants will gain a deep understanding of the major aspects of electric vehicles, including the fundamentals, trends, and technology outlook of mobility. They will also dive into the design, analysis, and development of hybrid and electric vehicles, equipping them with the necessary skills to work on automated and electric mobility solutions. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to explore global cutting-edge research and development projects on connected and automated vehicles.

By completing this program, participants will develop an in-depth understanding of electric and automated vehicles, positioning themselves at the forefront of EV mobility solutions in their organizations. They will be able to advance their careers in the fast-evolving EV and automated vehicle industry, while also contributing to the design requirements and challenges of present and future mobility solutions. Ultimately, this globally recognized certification from Nexus at the University of Michigan Engineering will empower participants to create sustainable, high-performance mobility models that significantly reduce carbon footprints.

Automated and Electric Vehicles Course Curriculum

The state-of-the-art curriculum, designed by world-renowned experts.

Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

  • Introduction and Electric Machinery Fundamentals
  • Power Electronic Fundamentals
  • Fundamentals of Control
  • DC Machines
  • DC Machines Drives
  • AC Machines I
  • AC Machines II
  • Surface Mount Permanent Magnet Machines
  • Surface Mount Permanent Magnet Machine Drives
  • Reluctance Machines
  • Interior Permanent Magnet Machines
  • Induction Machines
  • Induction Machine Drives

  • Basic Battery Concepts Part 1
  • More Basic Concepts Part 2
  • Factors Affecting Battery Performance
  • Introduction to Li-ion Batteries
  • Degradation Mechanisms in Li-ion Batteries
  • Advanced Devices for High Energy and High Power: Li-air Batteries and Ultracapacitors

  • Overview Parts 1-3
  • Equivalent Circuit Models for the Lithium lon Battery
  • 1+1D Electrochemical Model
  • Battery Thermal Modeling
  • Data Collection and Model Parameterization
  • Vehicle Energy Management Functions
  • State of Charge (SOC) Estimation
  • Battery Cell Balancing
  • Battery Charging Standards and Algorithms
  • Power Limits, Cold Temperature Performance
  • Lithium ion Battery Safety Issues
  • Battery Aging

  • Overview and Introduction
  • Impacts on Auto Industry and Current Status
  • Major Hybrid Technologies
  • Major Components – Principle, Current Status, Outlook
  • Vehicle Control Hierarchy and Power Management Algorithms
  • Control and Design of Power-Split Hybrid Electric Vehicles
  • Summary and Outlook

Connected and Automated Vehicles

  • Introduction
  • Adversarial Machine Learning Overview
  • Adversarial Attacks on Machine Learning Models
  • Physical Attacks on Machine Learning Models
  • Short Intro to (Non-Adversarial) Machine Learning
  • Types of Machine Learning Problems: Regression and Classification
  • Linear Regression: Training and Loss
  • Linear Regression: Model Fitting Using Gradient Descent
  • Classification
  • Neural Networks
  • Adversarial Attacks on Neural Networks
  • Advanced Attacks
  • Physical-World Adversarial Attacks
  • Defenses: Making Models Robust Against Adversarial Attacks on Neural Networks

  • Introduction and Human Driving Behavior (without reaction time)
  • Human Driving Behavior (without reaction time) - Part 2
  • Human Driving Behavior (with reaction time delay)
  • Vehicle Dynamics and Automation - Part 1
  • Vehicle Dynamics and Automation - Part 2
  • Adding Connectivity to Automated Vehicles - Part 1
  • Adding Connectivity to Automated Vehicles - Part 2
  • Connected Vehicle Networks
  • Safety, Energy Efficiency, and Robustness
  • Experiments with Connected and Automated Vehicles - Part 1
  • Experiments with Connected and Automated Vehicles - Part 2

  • Introduction and Understanding the Total Impact
  • The Potential for Behavioral Changes
  • Serving Those with Existing Mobility Limitations and Mobility Equity
  • Changes in Operator Knowledge and Understanding
  • Safety Consideration with Vehicle Automation
  • Seamless Integrated Mobility Systems and Challenges in Establishing One

  • Connected Vehicles: What? Why? How?
  • Deep Dive into DSRC
  • Why AV? and SAE AV levels and Examples: Part 01 & Part 02
  • Sensors: Uses and Challenges of Radars, Lidars, and Cameras
  • Intro to AV: Part 01
  • Intro to AV: Part 02
  • AV Testing, Standards and Regulation

Capstone Project

  • Projects from U-M
  • Mentoring by TalentSprint with U-M support
  • Project presentation to U-M faculty

Program Outcomes

A deep knowledge and expertise in automated and electric mobility will open doors to career acceleration and organization growth.


Be at the forefront of EV Mobility solutions in your organization


Advance your career in the fast-evolving mobility industry


Globally recognized certification from Nexus at the University of Michigan Engineering

Learning Impact

  • Deep dive into the major aspects of electric vehicles—fundamentals, trends and technology outlook of mobility
  • Advance your understanding of design, analysis, and development of hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Get introduced to the global cutting edge R&D projects on connected and automated vehicle
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of electric and Hybrid vehicles

Career Impact

  • Explore opportunities in the fast-evolving EV and automated vehicle industry
  • Empower your team to design requirements and challenges of the present and future mobility solutions
  • Create sustainable, high-performance mobility models
  • Access to global job market

Participant Profile


From Top Organizations

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Find out why professionals want to join the program

  • "As an automobile engineer, I am fascinated by the auto industry’s switch to electric and hybrid vehicles. Pursuing this program in light of the global focus on reducing carbon emissions and improving sustainability would add value to my career. It would equip me with the skills and enable me to participate in EV projects in my organization." Hitesh Ranga, Lead Manufacturing Engineer at Maruti Suzuki India Ltd
  • "I am an academician aspiring to continue my career in the EV industry. This program will introduce me to my focus areas of expertise building: Vehicle dynamics, Motor Design, and Battery Technologies. In addition, it will enhance my existing skills and bridge the gap between conventional learning and application-based learning method to meet industry standards." Sathya. K, Assistant Professor at a Private Education Institution
  • "In my current role, I lead the EV operations for a mobility solutions company run by a leading MNC. This TalentSprint - UoM certification is relevant to my profile as it covers concepts like the EV Value chain components, including Autonomous driving systems. I look forward to leveraging the learnings and industry experience and better my performance." Sumit Sharma, Business Development Manager at Bosch Digital Mobility Solutions
  • "My passion for cars earned me a role in automotive product development. In my current company, I have worked on three successful (product) deliveries. This program will give me an in-depth insight into electric motors, design, battery performance, and management. Further, it will make me future-ready and help me navigate the new auto era." Shashank Shinde, GM at Mahindra & Mahindra Limited

Who is this program for?

  • Tech professionals keen to build expertise into electric, hybrid and connected vehicles
  • Automotive Industry Professionals who want to stay updated and upgraded on the latest advancements in electric and hybrid vehicles.


  • Minimum Qualification: B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech or equivalent degree with a minimum 50% marks and 2 years of professional experience.
  • Diploma with a minimum 50% marks and 5 years of professional experience.

*Professionals from mechanical, electrical engineering or allied areas will be preferred.

Take the Next Step

If you are confident that the program is the right fit for you, apply now.

What is My Investment?

Program Fee ₹2,40,000
Program Fee with Scholarship ₹1,92,000 (18% GST as applicable)

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Application Fee ₹2,000

Special Pricing for Corporates

Fees paid are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Modes of payment available

  • Internet Banking
  • Credit/Debit Card
  • UPI Payments

Easy Financing Options

12 Month 0% Interest Scheme / Interest-Based Schemes

EMI as low as ₹6,419/Month

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Program Fee for International Participants $3,000


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Frequently Asked Questions

The automotive industry is undergoing a massive transformation. By 2035, cars will be more connected, autonomous, shared, and electric. And this opportunity to transform the way we move results from emissions, congestion, and safety issues mounting worldwide. Above all, the global automotive industry is attempting to decarbonize the planet.

However, as the auto industry evolves, it will also broadly impact the job roles and functions of professionals within the industry. To stay in sync with this switch to eMobility, professionals need an in-depth understanding of the design, analysis, and development of automated, hybrid, and electric vehicles.

The Advanced Certification in Automated & Electric Vehicles Program by Nexus at Michigan Engineering will help you build the required expertise and gear up to navigate the future of mobility.

Electric vehicles (EVs) have been making headlines in the last few years. But it is only now that they have attracted interest, innovation, and investments. While the sector’s growth is picking up, another pivotal aspect that needs immediate attention is talent and capabilities.

Considering the growing demand for EVs, organizations need professionals savvy in designing and functioning of EVs and automated vehicles. Although the automotive sector has a sizeable talent, most lack the niche expertise and understanding needed for automated and electric mobility.

To help professionals leverage the growth and opportunities, Nexus at Michigan Engineering, in partnership with TalentSprint, has launched the Advanced Certification in Automated & Electric Vehicles Program. A uniquely designed hands-on program that enables industry professionals to stay relevant in this fast-evolving automotive industry.

The University of Michigan is at the forefront of promoting mobility transformation. Its key zones - Mcity, Michigan Mobility Transformation Center, and other initiatives created in collaboration with industry and government have made the university a ‘Mobility Mecca’. U-M’s constant endeavor and initiatives to work on mobility-related challenges make it one of the most trusted and sought-after institutions in the world for learners.

This is a LIVE and interactive online program with the potential to strengthen your fundamentals, inform new industry developments, and bridge the knowledge gap. Participants attending this program can benefit from the following.

Nexus at Michigan Engineering Advantage

  • Designed leveraging cutting-edge mobility research and innovation efforts by the institution
  • Taught by an expert group of acknowledged practitioners and research scientists from the Michigan Institute of Computational Discovery and Engineering
  • Globally recognized certificate from Nexus at Michigan Engineering

Transformative Pedagogy

  • Cohort-based effective learning with an illustrious global peer group
  • Faculty-driven LIVE Sessions by accomplished U-M Faculty + Self Learning
  • Experiential learning supported by expert mentorship, hands-on delivery format, assessments, and capstones

Career Impact

  • Showcase your expertise through projects and experiments
  • Network with an illustrious group of current and future mobility leaders
  • Upgrade your technical profile with a top certification

TalentSprint Advantage

  • Learn on TalentSprint’s patent-pending Digital Platform
  • Network with 3000+ TalentSprint Deep Tech Alumni
  • Access TalentSprint Career Accelerator

  • Be at the forefront of EV Mobility solutions in your organization
  • Advance your career in the fast-evolving mobility industry
  • Globally recognized certification from Nexus at the University of Michigan Engineering
  • Deep dive into the major aspects of electric vehicles—fundamentals, trends, and technology outlook of mobility
  • Advance your understanding of the design, analysis, and development of hybrid and electric vehicles
  • Get introduced to the global cutting-edge R&D projects on connected and automated vehicles

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