Ed Hodzen

Ed Hodzen

Ed Hodzen has over 35 years of industry experience developing advanced control systems for safety-critical applications, such as aircraft and heavy-duty machinery and automotive applications. In Ed’s early career he developed turbofan engine controls for Pratt & Whitney and General Electric. Ed joined Cummins and led the control system development for the first electronically controlled engine for the Dodge Ram pickup truck. He also has experience in the development of electrification of HD equipment and engine emissions controls. Ed has had assignments leading engineering organizations in Europe and China. In the past eight years, Ed led the Cummins Advanced Dynamics and Controls Organization in the Research and Technology division. In this role, he was engaged in advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous technology development in partnership with the DOE and the ARPA-E. Ed has numerous patents related to control systems and vehicle optimization strategies. Further information on Ed’s career is available on LinkedIn.

Recent posts by Ed Hodzen

9 min read

What is the Blueprint for Advancing Autonomous Mobility?

By Ed Hodzen on Sep 22, 2021 3:35:50 PM

What is the Blueprint for Advancing Autonomous Mobility?  
Topics: ADAS autonomous mobility
9 min read

What will make self-driving cars safe and practical?

By Ed Hodzen on Sep 13, 2021 3:20:21 PM

What will make self-driving cars safe and practical?     Introduction We are in a period of transition. As self-driving cars become more common, drivers must adjust their driving to the capabilities of the vehicle. These capabilities offer significant safety improvements, but they also impact how many safety burdens remain with the driver and require the driver to adapt. One human might adapt readily, while the next person might struggle to adapt, or even be hesitant to try.
Topics: ADAS autonomous mobility
12 min read

What the future holds for ADAS control systems

By Ed Hodzen on Sep 8, 2021 2:40:46 PM

What the future holds for ADAS control systems   Introduction
Topics: ADAS