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Advanced Certification in
Automated & Electric Vehicles

With Nexus at the University of Michigan Engineering

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1The Future is Electric
Leverage the fast-evolving electric and automated 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

2Embrace 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

3Experience Transformative Learning
Leading Faculty | High Impact Format | Hands-on Application

Pioneering Faculty
Acknowledged 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.

Heath Hofmann

Power Electronics, Electromechanical Systems, Energy Harvesting, Flywheel Energy Storage Systems, Electric Machines (Design & Control)

Professor, Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan

  • He has developed graduate and senior-level courses in electromechanics and electric machinery and drives.
  • Worked on projects sponsored by associations like the Office of Naval Research, NASA and the National Science Foundation.
  • Outside teaching, he has provided consulting services to a diverse businesses and institutions, including Tesla Motors.
  • Member of Editorial board of reputed journal publications like the IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion.
  • Authored many research papers and is currently writing a textbook, titled ‘Electric Machinery and Drives’, to be published by Springer.

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.

University of Michigan

  • #3* Top Public University
    in U.S (2022)
  • #25** Ranked among Public universities in the World (2023)
  • 502 New Innovations
    Reported (2021)
  • 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 U-M 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

Cutting-edge Curriculum

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

Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • 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

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

Career Impact

  • Develop an in-depth understanding of electric and automated vehicles
  • 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

Who is this program for?


Professionals in automated and EV industry looking to master the latest advancements to tap into global opportunities


Mechanical/Electrical Engineers and Automotive Technicians who want to work on automated/electric mobility solutions


Auto enthusiasts passionate about designing alternate models that will considerably reduce carbon footprints


  • Minimum Qualification: B.E/B.Tech/M.E/M.Tech or equivalent degree with a minimum 50% marks
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years of professional experience.
  • Field of Experience: Professionals from mechanical, electrical engineering or allied areas will be preferred.

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


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Established in 2010, TalentSprint is a part of NSE group and a global edtech company that brings transformational high-end and deep-tech learning programs to young and experienced professionals. The company’s digital learning platform offers a hybrid onsite/online experience to seekers of deep technology expertise. TalentSprint partners with top academic institutions and global corporations to create and deliver world class programs, certifications, and outcomes.Its programs have consistently seen a high engagement rate and customer delight. It is a leading Innovation Partner for the National Skill Development Corporation, an arm of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India. A recipient of various prestigious accolades, TalentSprint was recently honored with the Indian Achievers Award 2022, for its excellence in building deeptech talent in India. For more information about TalentSprint, visit


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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