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We have published some articles about electric vehicle-related project ideas here in this blog. I’m glad many of them helped students search for their Degrees, Masters, and Ph.D. projects.

Today we have an updated list of projects that includes the latest trends in the industry as well. The list includes technical and management-related projects. I haven’t organized the list but you can find electrical, mechanical, and environmental engineering projects in this list. It includes AI-related projects as well.

You may use these hints to develop a lot of useful electric vehicle projects. I have included links to the most relevant posts about the topic.

List of Electric Vehicle Project Ideas

  1. Auto adjustment of the control strategy based on the data collected from the vehicle (driving pattern, temperature, etc.)
  2. On-air updates for the best strategy selection based on the collected data from the vehicle
  3. Controllers for Switched Reluctance Motor (SRM) for EVs and Detailed comparison with Induction Motor Drives (Efficiency, Range, Energy Consumption, etc.)
  4. Autohold feature development
  5. Control strategy development for HEV for minimization of energy consumption
  6. Comparison of P1, P2, P3, P4 configuration of HEV using simulation studies
  7. Effect of regenerative braking on HEV battery
  8. Impact of hybridization on emissions
  9. Development of an algorithm for a smooth driving experience with regenerative braking (hardware + simulation)
  10. One-pedal driving for electric vehicles
  11. Simulation studies of the effectiveness of regenerative braking for small electric vehicles
  12. VCU for two-axle vehicle (to split the torque demand equally or in such a way that to operate the motors at their maximum efficiency)
  13. The study of different control techniques for electric vehicles, switching of modulation techniques based on the efficiency of operations, etc. are a few topics related to the EV controller.
  14. Sensitivity analysis of vehicle design parameters such as mass, coefficient of aerodynamic drag, frontal area, etc.
  15. Accurate Battery model for SoH estimation
  16. Powertrain dimensioning for minimal power losses
  17. Regenerative braking simulation studies for different driving cycles
  18. A bidirectional buck-boost converter
  19. Two-quadrant/four-quadrant buck-boost converter
  20. Power train design and optimization (simulation of vehicle model in MATLAB)
  21. Development of Inverter for EV (Detailed modeling and simulation) – Study the impact of different topologies – PWM, SVPWM, etc.
  22. If you are interested in Power Systems as well, then you may think about Bidirectional chargers (Simulation and modeling)
  23. Harmonic reduction in the onboard charger (Comparison of topologies, harmonic reduction techniques, etc.)
  24. Impact of regenerative braking on the life of the battery
  25. Regenerative braking to bring the vehicle to a standstill
  26. Single pedal driving for Electric Scooter (possibility)
  27. Impact of vehicle mass on regenerative braking
  28. Low-cost Electric Vehicle Controller for electric scooters
  29. Energy-optimized controller for electric vehicles (scooters and rickshaws)
  30. Comparison of different modulation techniques for EV controller with 3-phase induction motor
  31. Switching loss minimization for ECU (Research)
  32. Impact of overcurrent (acceleration) on ECUs
  33. Development of torque split strategy for parallel HEV
  34. Energy-efficient control strategy for PHEV
  35. Detailed comparison of Mild HEV and Full HEV – Simulation model
  36. Carbon emission reduction analysis for HEV and Gasoline cars
  37. Wireless instrumentation cluster to display the battery and other vehicle parameters.
  38. Simple Controller for Electric two-wheeler (DC, PMSM, or Induction)
  39. Battery Management System for electric vehicle battery
  40. Thermal protection circuit for EV battery – integrated into BMS
  41. SVPWM inverter and modes of operation for switching loss minimization
  42. Multi-level inverter for electric vehicle
  43. Bidirectional converter for regenerative braking
  44. Efficient regenerative braking using ultracapacitor
  45. Novel topology for electric vehicle inverter
  46. Thermal loss minimization in an EV inverter
  47. Regenerative braking with minimum switching loss
  48. Protection circuit for electric vehicle inverter
  49. Power factor improvement in inverter and performance analysis in EV model
  50. Simulation model of inverter strategies for different driving cycles
  51. Optimal energy utilization of EV using VCU
  52. A control strategy to minimize energy loss in a passenger car
  53. Power split strategy using fuzzy control in a hybrid electric vehicle
  54. Reverse parking assistance system for an electric vehicle
  55. Charging station locator and battery monitoring for electric vehicles
  56. Vehicle control system for autonomous driving!!
  57. Vehicle control system for cruise control
  58. Thermal management of vehicle
  59. Driver suggestion system collecting road data
  60. Anti-lock brake control
  61. V2G from Driver’s and Utility’s perspective – Simulation model for Peak Load Shaving, Reducing Energy cost, etc.
  62. Impact of V2G on power quality
  63. Algorithm for V2G and V2H
    -The algorithm should take care of the energy cost.
    -It shall communicate with the Car/ mobile app to identify the charging rate set by the driver.
    -if it is at home and the energy tariff is a ‘time of use’ tariff then the objective shall be to minimize the energy cost
  64. Stability analysis of the power utility grid connected with a cluster of charging stations
  65. V2G at private charging stations
  66. Thermal management at charging stations
  67. Renewable sources connected charging station (solar)
  68. Harmonics reduction while using charging stations
  69. Level 2 charging station hardware setup
  70. Bidirectional charging station simulation and hardware setup
  71. Cooling system design and setup for fast charging station
  72. Smart selection of charging patterns
  73. Development of high energy density battery
  74. BMS for Li-Ion battery
  75. Complete battery model in MATLAB for EV simulation
  76. Advanced battery modeling that includes the effect of temperature, internal resistance, etc.
  77. Thermal management system for EV battery for Fast Charging
  78. Battery model for EV in MATLAB for SoH estimation
  79. Controller for Induction motor /PMSM motor/ brushes DC motor/ reluctance motor for EV ( it should have regenerative braking capability)
  80. Ultracapacitor battery combination for EV regenerative braking
  81. Simple BMS for Li-ion battery
  82. Develop a smart charging station for Electric Vehicles that communicates with adjacent charging stations and limit the power flow based on the total demand d on the power utility grid
  83. Development of a bidirectional charger that could enable V2G
  84. Detailed study of the V2G at private charging stations
  85. Harmonic distortion from EV charging stations
  86. DC-DC converter for Vehicle to Vehicle charging
  87. Comparative study of AC and DC chargers for EVs
  88. BMS for EVs that have fast charging capabilities
  89. Prototype of fast charging station for an electric car
  90. Over current protection for electric car charging stations
  91. Energy management for Vehicle to Grid integrated electric vehicle
  92. Automatic billing system for electric vehicle charging
  93. Peak demand management using electric vehicle
  94. Solar charging stations for electric vehicle
  95. Harmonic reduction in electric vehicle charging stations
  96. Adaptive charging based on load tariff
  97. Efficient level 2 charging station for home
  98. Switching loss reduction in level 2 charging stations
  99. State of charge estimation for an electric vehicle battery
  100. Strategies for long life of electric car battery
  101. Novel technique for cell balancing of electric vehicle
  102. Protection circuits for electric vehicle battery
  103. Thermal management to increase battery life
  104. Advanced and accurate state of charge estimation using filters
  105. Cell voltage measurement and cell balance in electric vehicle
  106. Data analysis in BMS using cloud computing
  107. Ideal power minimization in BMS – develop BMS with low power consumption
  108. DC-DC converter with low switching loss
  109. Intelligent dual operation of DC-DC converter (charger and converter)
  110. Multilevel DC-DC converter
  111. Small DC-DC converter for EVs
  112. Analysis to find the best DC-DC converter for an electric vehicle
  113. Filter for DC-DC converters to charge low-voltage EV battery
  114. Cooling system design for DC-DC converters
  115. DC-DC converter for solar powered electric vehicles
  116. DC-DC converter for Vehicle to Vehicle charging
  117. Switching strategy for minimal power loss in DC-DC converter
  118. Environmental impact of EV on its whole life (from the production to the disposal of batteries etc.)
  119. Solar charging stations and Conventional charging stations (electricity from coal) comparison.
  120. The carbon footprint from EV and IC engine vehicles
  121. Quantitative analysis of pollution in a city if we replace all the vehicles with EV
  122. Vibration analysis of electric motors for electric vehicles
  123. Multispeed gearbox for electric vehicles and its feasibility analysis
  124. Two-speed gearbox for quick acceleration of electric vehicles (Eg. Porsche Taycan)
  125. Build a hybrid electric bicycle (pedal and electric motor powered)
  126. Electric scooter conversion
  127. Energy analysis for an electric scooter (made by you) – comparison of simulation results and actual values
  128. V2G from Driver’s and Utility’s Perspective – Economics and Social Impacts
  129. Smart charging for EVs for peak load shaving – Economics of the power utility
  130. Impact of infrastructure (charging station) development in the mass adoption of EVs
  131. Battery As A Service (BaaS) and its impacts on EV adoption
  132. PHEV & BEV comparison (economics)
  133. Driving cycle development for electric vehicle simulation
  134. Closed loop Electric Vehicle modeling in Matlab
  135. Energy analysis of EVs on different driving cycles
  136. Optimal selection of components of EV from vehicle simulation analysis
  137. Life analysis of electric vehicle
  138. Electric motor performance analysis in EV for different driving cycles
  139. Electric Vehicle battery modeling in Matlab including self-discharge
  140. Performance improved battery modeling for EV simulation
  141. Electric battery life state of health model for EVs
  142. SVPWM speed control of PMSM
  143. Harmonic elimination in SVPWM inverter
  144. Low switching loss SVPWM inverter for Electric Vehicle
  145. Simulation model of induction motor and performance analysis for EV
  146. Efficiency map model for PMSM to use in EV simulation
  147. Efficiency map development for induction motor
  148. Performance analysis on induction motor MATLAB model on standard driving cycles
  149. Vehicle control unit modeling for minimal loss operation
  150. Optimal selection of components for EV powertrain from EV simulation
  151. Control strategy to minimize EV energy consumption using ADVISOR
  152. Battery performance analysis in complete vehicle model
  153. The SOC of life of the battery using a complete vehicle model
  154. Electric scooter development
  155. Simulation model of Electric Scooter
  156. Performance analysis of electric scooter with different motors
  157. Component selection for an electric scooter from open loop vehicle model
  158. Charging time optimization from real-time electric scooter data
  159. Battery performance of electric scooter from field data
  160. Electric scooter energy consumption – field data analysis
  161. Stage-by-stage energy analysis on open loop electric vehicle model
  162. Component rating from open loop EV model
  163. Vehicle performance on different driving cycle using open loop vehicle model
  164. Energy consumption minimization techniques from open loop vehicle model
  165. Sensitivity analysis of vehicle design parameters
  166. The critical factor of EV design and effects on energy consumption
  167. Factors for optimal vehicle design from open loop simulation
  168. Effectiveness of regenerative braking on electric scooter: analysis and design
  169. Regenerative braking at low speed: effect on driver comfort-simulation analysis
  170. Effect of regenerative braking on the Life of the Battery
  171. Development of an algorithm for efficient regenerative braking
  172. Supercapacitor integrated battery system for electric vehicle
  173. Design and simulation of regenerative braking using supercapacitor battery system
  174. Life and economic analysis of battery with a supercapacitor
  175. Efficiency improvement of regenerative braking using a supercapacitor
  176. Bidirectional converter for electric vehicle grid integration
  177. Load leveling algorithm for EV home charging
  178. Peak load shaving using the electric car
  179. Economical analysis of load leveling using EV
  180. All-wheel drive electric car VCU development
  181. Power split algorithm for multi-axle electric car for minimization of energy consumption
  182. Multi motor electric car : energy minimization algorithm
  183. Multi-battery AWD electric vehicle control algorithm and energy calculation
  184. Power system stability analysis with grid connected electric car
  185. Vehicle to Home for minimization of electricity bill
  186. Algorithm development for electricity bill minimization using controlled charging
  187. Switching loss minimization in grid-connected EVs

I hope this list will help you to choose a topic for your academic project.

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