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Transportation Research Group




  • Ph.D. in Vehicle Dynamics, University of Cambridge, 2014


Work Experience:


  • Advanced ABS Braking Strategies
  • Vehicle Dynamics


Key publications: 
  • J. Miller, L. Henderson and D. Cebon, "Designing and testing an advanced pneumatic braking system for heavy vehicles", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Part C-Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, Vol 227, 2013, pp 1715-1729
  • L. Henderson and D. Cebon, "A High Performance Slip Control Braking System for Heavy Goods Vehicles", Presented at The 12th International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control, Seoul, 2012
  • L. Henderson and D. Cebon, "The Effects of Tyre Dynamics on Slip Control Braking for Heavy Goods Vehicles", Presented at the 22nd IAVSD Symposium on Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, Manchester, 2011
Other publications: 
  • L. Henderson and S. Ilanko, "The use of pseudo-inertia in asymptotic modelling of constraints in boundary value problems", International Journal of Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, Vol 27, 2011, pp 59-68
Research Associate
Dr Leon  Henderson

Contact Details

University of Cambridge
Department of Engineering
Trumpington Street
+44 (0)1223 332868
Available for consultancy


Person keywords: 
advanced braking control
vehicle dynamics
tyre dynamics

Latest news

PhD approved

12 March 2016

Amy Rimmer's PhD dissertation 'Autonomous Reversing of Multiply-Articulated Heavy Vehicles, PhD Dissertation, in Engineering Department' has been approved by the University.

PhD approved

12 March 2016

Graeme Morrison's PhD dissertation 'Combined Emergency Braking and Cornering of Articulated Heavy Vehicles' has been approved by the university.

PhD approved

3 February 2016

Qiheng (Matt) Miao's PhD dissertation 'Vision-based path-following control of articulated vehicles' has been approved by the university.