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Mr Parth Deshpande


Parth Deshpande

Research Student

Academic Division: Mechanics, Materials and Design

Research group: Applied Mechanics


Personal website

Research interests

Research Groups:

Areas of interest:

  • Vehicle Control Systems
  • Autonomous Vehicles
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Transportation Engineering

Strategic themes

Energy, transport and urban infrastructure

  • Decarbonisation of freight transport across the globe
  • Optimal solutions for electric road freight

Teaching activity

  • Lab instructor for IA and IB labs
  • Supervisor for engineering modules: 3C5 Dynamics, 3C6 Vibration and 2P1 Mechanics

Other positions

  • Board Member, International Forum for Heavy Vehicle Transport & Technology (HVTT Forum)


Parth Deshpande is a PhD Student and Stephen Thomas Scholar in the Department of Engineering and a member of Queens' College at the University of Cambridge. His research interests are automotive controls, vehicle dynamics, sustainable road freight, transportation, electric vehicles, and autonomous driving.

He received his BTech and MTech degrees in automotive engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Before joining Cambridge, he worked on autonomous vehicle software at Jaguar Land Rover.