Simone Sebben

Full Professor at Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems

Simone Sebben is Professor in Aerodynamics and manager of the division VEAS. Her research interests are in the fields of Aerodynamics and Thermal Management with application to road vehicles. Her group works mainly with numerical methods, but experiments are also carried out in collaboration with industrial partners. Together with the group’s senior researchers and the PhD students, her goal is to contribute to an increased knowledge of the physics behind industrial relevant problems. Simone is also responsible for the Aerodynamics course, MTF236 , in the Automotive Master Program (MPAUT).

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Showing 63 publications

2024

An adaptive cabin air recirculation strategy for an electric truck using a coupled CFD-thermoregulation approach

Anandh Ramesh Babu, Simone Sebben, Zenitha Chroneer et al
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. Vol. 221
Journal article
2024

Prediction of Drivers’ Subjective Evaluation of Vehicle Reaction Under Aerodynamic Excitations

Arun Kumar, Erik Sällström, Simone Sebben et al
Human Factors. Vol. 66 (5), p. 1600-1615
Journal article
2024

Wheel Drive Unit Lift Corrections in Automotive Wind Tunnels

Erik Josefsson, Magnus Urquhart, Simone Sebben
SAE Technical Papers
Paper in proceeding
2024

Investigation of tyre rim protectors on the aerodynamics of a passenger vehicle

Erik Josefsson, Francesco Fabio Semeraro, Magnus Urquhart et al
Experiments in Fluids. Vol. 65 (61)
Journal article
2023

Effect of Cabin Insulation on the Heating Performance in EVs at Low Temperatures

Anandh Ramesh Babu, Simone Sebben, Tore Bark
SAE Technical Papers
Paper in proceeding
2023

Influence of Wheel Drive Unit Belt Width on the Aerodynamics of Passenger Vehicles

Erik Josefsson, Magnus Urquhart, Simone Sebben
SAE Technical Papers
Paper in proceeding
2023

Predictive Model of Driver's Perception of Vehicle Stability under Aerodynamic Excitation

Arun Kumar, Erik Sällström, Simone Sebben et al
SAE Technical Papers
Paper in proceeding
2023

Effects of separation distance, lateral offset, and yaw on the drag of a truck and SUV platoon

Johannes Törnell, Simone Sebben, P. Elofsson
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. Vol. 241
Journal article
2023

Drivers' Perceived Sensitivity to Crosswinds and to Low-Frequency Aerodynamic Lift Fluctuations

Adam Brandt, Bengt J H Jacobson, Simone Sebben
SAE Technical Papers
Paper in proceeding
2023

Improved Predictive Model of Drivers’ Subjective Perception of Vehicle Reaction under Aerodynamic Excitations

Arun Kumar, Erik Sällström, Simone Sebben et al
International Journal of Automotive Technology. Vol. 24 (6), p. 1655-1664
Journal article
2023

Characterisation of the flow around passenger vehicle wheels with varying tyre profiles

Erik Josefsson, Simone Sebben, Magnus Urquhart
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. Vol. 103
Journal article
2022

Influence of Yaw and Lateral Offset on the Aerodynamics of a Two-Truck Platoon

Johannes Törnell, Simone Sebben, P. Elofsson
SAE International Journal of Commercial Vehicles. Vol. 16 (2)
Journal article
2022

Numerical Investigation of the Air Flow in a Simplified Underhood Environment

Randi Franzke, Simone Sebben, Emil Willeson
International Journal of Automotive Technology. Vol. 23 (6), p. 1517-1527
Journal article
2022

Investigation of Tyre Pattern Effect on the Aerodynamics of a Passenger Vehicle

Erik Josefsson, Teddy Hobeika, Simone Sebben et al
Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. Vol. 144 (11)
Journal article
2022

Base wake dynamics and its influence on driving stability of passenger vehicles in crosswind

Adam Brandt, Simone Sebben, Bengt J H Jacobson
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. Vol. 230
Journal article
2022

Experimental investigation of the air flow in a simplified underhood environment

Randi Franzke, Simone Sebben, Emil Willeson
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. Vol. 236 (10-11), p. 2272 -2282
Journal article
2022

Analysis of vehicle path tracking ability and lateral stability on a floating bridge under a crosswind

Dragan Sekulic, Alexey Vdovin, Simone Sebben et al
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. Vol. 227
Journal article
2022

Optimisation of Trailing Edge Flaps on the Base Cavity of a Vehicle for Improved Performance at Yaw

Magnus Urquhart, Simone Sebben
Flow, Turbulence and Combustion. Vol. 109 (2), p. 309-326
Journal article
2022

Evaluation of wind tunnel interference on numerical prediction of wheel aerodynamics

Erik Josefsson, Teddy Hobeika, Simone Sebben
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. Vol. 224
Journal article
2022

High speed driving stability of road vehicles under crosswinds: an aerodynamic and vehicle dynamic parametric sensitivity analysis

Adam Brandt, Bengt J H Jacobson, Simone Sebben
Vehicle System Dynamics. Vol. 60 (7), p. 2334 -2357
Journal article
2022

Thermal encapsulation of large battery packs for electric vehicles operating in cold climate

Anandh Ramesh Babu, Blago Minovski, Simone Sebben
Applied Thermal Engineering. Vol. 212
Journal article
2021

Drag reduction mechanisms on a generic square-back vehicle using an optimised yaw-insensitive base cavity

Magnus Urquhart, Max Varney, Simone Sebben et al
Experiments in Fluids. Vol. 62 (12)
Journal article
2021

System-level modeling and thermal simulations of large battery packs for electric trucks

Anandh Ramesh Babu, Jelena Andric, Blago Minovski et al
Energies. Vol. 14 (16)
Journal article
2021

Effects of wind loads and floating bridge motion on intercity bus lateral stability

Dragan Sekulic, Alexey Vdovin, Bengt J H Jacobson et al
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. Vol. 212
Journal article
2021

Experimental investigation of a two-truck platoon considering inter-vehicle distance, lateral offset and yaw

Johannes Törnell, Simone Sebben, Per Elofsson
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. Vol. 213
Journal article
2021

Influence of Inter-Vehicle Distance on the Aerodynamics of a Two-Truck Platoon

Johannes Törnell, Simone Sebben, David Söderblom
International Journal of Automotive Technology. Vol. 22 (3), p. 747-760
Journal article
2020

Connection between rear-end extensions and yaw response of a passenger vehicle

Lennert Sterken, Simone Sebben, Lennart Löfdahl
International Journal of Aerodynamics. Vol. 7 (1), p. 1-17
Journal article
2020

Surrogate-based optimisation using adaptively scaled radial basis functions

Magnus Urquhart, Emil Ljungskog, Simone Sebben
Applied Soft Computing Journal. Vol. 88
Journal article
2020

Aerodynamic drag improvements on a square-back vehicle at yaw using a tapered cavity and asymmetric flaps

Magnus Urquhart, Max Varney, Simone Sebben et al
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. Vol. 86 (108737)
Journal article
2020

Inclusion of the physical wind tunnel in vehicle CFD simulations for improved prediction quality

Emil Ljungskog, Simone Sebben, Alexander Broniewicz
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. Vol. 197
Journal article
2020

Quantitative High Speed Stability Assessment of a Sports Utility Vehicle and Classification of Wind Gust Profiles

Adam Brandt, Simone Sebben, Bengt J H Jacobson et al
SAE Technical Papers. Vol. 2020-April (April)
Journal article
2019

Uncertainty quantification of flow uniformity measurements in a slotted wall wind tunnel

Emil Ljungskog, Simone Sebben, Alexander Broniewicz
SAE Technical Papers. Vol. 2019-April (April)
Journal article
2019

Analysis of Subjective Qualitative Judgement of Passenger Vehicle High Speed Drivability due to Aerodynamics

Arun Kumar, Simone Sebben, Erik Sallstrom et al
Energies. Vol. 12 (14)
Journal article
2019

Effects of Wheel Configuration on the Flow Field and the Drag Coefficient of a Passenger Vehicle

Micheal Bolzon, Simone Sebben, Alexander Broniewicz
International Journal of Automotive Technology. Vol. 20 (4), p. 763-777
Journal article
2019

Flow angularity investigations in an automotive slotted wall wind tunnel

Emil Ljungskog, Simone Sebben, Alexander Broniewicz
Energies. Vol. 12 (23)
Journal article
2019

Evaluation of the Multiple Reference Frame Approach for the Modelling of an Axial Cooling Fan

Randi Franzke, Simone Sebben, Tore Bark et al
Energies. Vol. 12 (15)
Journal article
2018

Numerical analysis of a vehicle wake with tapered rear extensions under yaw conditions

Magnus Urquhart, Simone Sebben, Lennert Sterken
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. Vol. 179, p. 308-318
Journal article
2018

Tyre Pattern Features and their Effects on Passenger Vehicle Drag

Teddy Hobeika, Simone Sebben
SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars - Mechanical Systems. Vol. 11 (5), p. 401-413
Journal article
2018

A coupled approach for vehicle brake cooling performance simulations

Alexey Vdovin, Mats Gustafsson, Simone Sebben
International Journal of Thermal Sciences. Vol. 132, p. 257-266
Journal article
2018

Numerical investigation of crossflow separation on the a-pillar of a passenger car

Sabine Bonitz, Lars Larsson, Lennart Löfdahl et al
Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. Vol. 140 (11)
Journal article
2018

Numerical Analysis of Aerodynamic Impact on Passenger Vehicles during Cornering

Erik Josefsson, Robin Hagvall, Magnus Urquhart et al
SAE Technical Papers. Vol. 2018-May (May)
Journal article
2018

Validation of Different Fan Modelling Techniques in Computational Fluid Dynamics

Randi Franzke, Simone Sebben
Proceedings of the 21st Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, AFMC 2018
Paper in proceeding
2018

Unsteady pressure analysis of the near wall flow downstream of the front wheel of a passenger car under yaw conditions

Sabine Bonitz, Lars Larsson, Simone Sebben
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow. Vol. 73, p. 188-198
Journal article
2018

CFD investigation on wheel rotation modelling

Teddy Hobeika, Simone Sebben
Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics. Vol. 174, p. 241-251
Journal article
2017

Experimental and numerical investigations of cooling drag

Teddy Hobeika, Simone Sebben, Lennart Löfdahl
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. Vol. 231 (9 (SI)), p. 1203-1210
Journal article
2017

On the Effects of Wind Tunnel Floor Tangential Blowing on the Aerodynamic Forces of Passenger Vehicles

Emil Ljungskog, Simone Sebben, Alexander Broniewicz et al
SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars - Mechanical Systems. Vol. 10 (2), p. 591-599
Journal article
2017

A parametric study on the influence of boundary conditions on the longitudinal pressure gradient in CFD simulations of an automotive wind tunnel

Emil Ljungskog, Simone Sebben, Alexander Broniewicz et al
Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology. Vol. 31 (6), p. 2821-2827
Journal article
2017

Characterization of the rear wake of a SUV with extensions and without extensions

Simone Sebben, Lennert Sterken, Thies Wölken
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering. Vol. 231 (9 (SI)), p. 1294-1302
Journal article
2017

Force Based Measurement Method for Cooling Flow Quantification

Teddy Hobeika, Peter Gullberg, Simone Sebben et al
SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars - Mechanical Systems. Vol. 10 (2), p. 619-627
Journal article
2016

Numerical implementation of Detached Eddy Simulation on a passenger vehicle and some experimental correlation

Lennert Sterken, Simone Sebben, Lennart Löfdahl
Journal of Fluids Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. Vol. 138 (9), p. Art.no. 091105-
Journal article
2016

On the Possibilities and Limitations of Wind Noise Testing in the Aerodynamical Wind Tunnel at Volvo Cars

Olga Roditcheva, Lennart Löfdahl, Simone Sebben et al
SAE Technical Papers. Vol. 2016-June (June)
Journal article
2016

Investigations of the Rear-End Flow Structures on a Sedan Car

Charlampos Kounenis, Sabine Bonitz, Emil Ljungskog et al
SAE Technical Papers
Journal article
2015

Numerical and Experimental Investigations of Brake Cooling for Passenger Cars

Alexey Vdovin, Lennart Löfdahl, Simone Sebben
ATA - Ingegneria dell’Autoveicolo. Vol. 68 (5/10), p. 11-21
Journal article
2015

Wake and Unsteady Surface-Pressure Measurements on an SUV with Rear-End Extensions

Lennert Sterken, Thies Wölken, Simone Sebben et al
SAE Technical Papers. Vol. 2015-April (April)
Paper in proceeding
2014

Study of different tyre simulation methods and effects on passenger car aerodynamics

Teddy Hobeika, Simone Sebben, Lennart Löfdahl
International Vehicle Aerodynamics Conference, p. 187-195
Paper in proceeding
2014

Investigation of vehicle ride height and wheel position influence on the aerodynamic forces of ground vehicles

Alexey Vdovin, Simone Sebben, Tim Walker et al
International Vehicle Aerodynamics Conference, p. 81-90
Paper in proceeding
2014

Fundamentals, Basic Principles in Road Vehicle Aerodynamics and Design

Simone Sebben, Tim Walker, Christoffer Landström
Encyclopedia of Automotive Engineering
Book chapter
2014

Effect of the traversing unit on the flow structures behind a passenger vehicle

Lennert Sterken, Simone Sebben, Tim Walker et al
IMechE International Vehicle Aerodynamics Conference
Paper in proceeding
2014

Investigation of Wheel Aerodynamic Resistance of Passenger Cars

Alexey Vdovin, Lennart Löfdahl, Simone Sebben
SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars - Mechanical Systems. Vol. 7 (2), p. 639-645
Journal article
2013

Experimental and Numerical Investigations of the Base Wake on an SUV

Lennert Sterken, Lennart Löfdahl, Simone Sebben et al
SAE Technical Papers. Vol. 2
Paper in proceeding
2013

Investigation of the Influence of Tyre Geometry on the Aerodynamics of Passenger Cars

Teddy Hobeika, Simone Sebben, Christoffer Landström
SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars - Mechanical Systems. Vol. 6 (1), p. 316-325
Journal article
2012

Alternative Approach in Ground Vehicle Wake Analysis

Lennert Sterken, Lennart Löfdahl, Simone Sebben et al
World Academy Of Science, Engineering and Technology. Vol. 68, p. 104-111
Paper in proceeding
2010

Effects of wheel orientation on predicted flow field and forces when modelling rotating wheels using CFD

Christoffer Landström, Simone Sebben, Lennart Löfdahl
8th MIRA International Vehicle Aerodynamics Conference
Paper in proceeding

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Showing 14 research projects

2022–2025

Optimisation of the underhood flow for improving energy efficiency of BEVs

Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

2021–2022

Optimering av bromskylning för säkerhet och energieffektivitet för elektrifierade fordon

Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

2020–2021

Framhjulsinducerad självnedsmutsning

Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
VINNOVA

2019–2023

Ökad noggrannhet på däckmodellering för att stödja utvecklingen av energieffektiva fordon

Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

2 publications exist
2019–2023

Encapsulation of Heat Generating Units for Improved Energy Efficiency and Effective Climatization on Battery Electrical Vehicles

Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

1 publication exists
2018–2023

Aerodynamic and vehicle dynamic driving stability of passenger vehicles at high speeds

Adam Brandt Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Bengt J H Jacobson Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
China-Euro Vehicle Technology (CEVT) AB

1 publication exists
2018–2023

Driving Comfort and Tracking Ability of Vehicles on Floating Bridges Moving due to Wind and Water Disturbances

Dragan Sekulic Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Alexey Vdovin Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Bengt J H Jacobson Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA)

4 publications exist
2018–2021

An engine-bay test bed for understanding and modeling of unsteady heat-transfer

Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

2018–2021

Aerodynamics of platoons with multiple vehicle types: an optimisation for future transportation systems

Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

4 publications exist
2017–2018

Strömningsberäkningar av roterande hjul

Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

2016–2019

Ökad energieffektivitet genom kontroll och reduktion av det inducerade motståndet

Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

2 publications exist
2016–2020

Unsteady Aerodynamics and its Influence of Vehicle Stability

Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Arun Kumar Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Bengt J H Jacobson Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

2013–2017

Encapsulation of the engine bay for active temperature control and lower sound emissions

Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Lennart Löfdahl Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

2011–2014

Drag Reduction on Pasenger Cars through Wake Control and Optimization

Lennart Löfdahl Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Lennert Sterken Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Simone Sebben Vehicle Engineering and Autonomous Systems
Swedish Energy Agency

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