Bicycle & Motorcycle Dynamics 2016

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The third triennial international three-day symposium on bicycle and motorcycle dynamics, BMD 2016 will be held at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA, September 21-23, 2016. The aim of this symposium is to bring together leading scientists and researchers in the field of bicycle and motorcycle dynamics and control, in a broad sense.

Topics include but are not limited to: bicycles, motorcycles, unicycles, modelling, kinematics and dynamics, control, human control, rider properties, handling qualities, tires, experiments, aerodynamics, simulators, nonholonomic dynamics, robot riders, path following.

For an open sharing of information, the meeting is organized to provide as much interaction between participants as possible. The format is informal and fluid, with a single track of presentations and extensive time scheduled for interaction, and the forming and sharing of ideas. In addition there will be room for poster presentations.


  • Jim Brendelson, Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  • Andrew Dressel, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • James Sadauckas, Harley-Davidson Motor Company
  • Aaron Armstrong, Milwaukee School of Engineering
  • Jason Moore, University of California Davis

Scientific Committee

  • Mio Suzuki, Trek Bicycle Corporation, USA
  • Arend Schwab, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
  • Sergio Savaresi, Politechnico di Milano, Italy
  • James Sadauckas, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, USA
  • Andy Ruina, Cornell University, USA
  • Atanas Popov, University of Nottingham, UK
  • Manfred Plöchl, Technische Universitat Wien, Austria
  • Jim Papadopoulos, Northeastern University, USA
  • Hidekazu Nishimura, Keio University, Japan
  • Jason Moore, University of California Davis, USA
  • Jaap Meijaard, Olton Engineering, The Netherlands
  • Jay Maas, Trek Bicycle Corporation, USA
  • Roberto Lot, University of Southampton, UK
  • David Limebeer, University of Oxford, UK
  • Tsuyoshi Katayama, Kurume Institute of Technology, Japan
  • Ichiro Kageyama, Nihon University, Japan
  • Mont Hubbard, University of California Davis, USA
  • Andrew Dressel, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
  • Alberto Doria, University of Padua, Italy
  • Jim Brendelson, Harley-Davidson Motor Company, USA

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