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Dr Leon Henderson

Dr Leon Henderson

Research Associate

Leon Henderson is available for consultancy.

University of Cambridge
Department of Engineering
Trumpington Street

Cambridge CB2 1PZ
Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 332868



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


Work Experience:

Subject groups/Research projects

ABS Strategies for Heavy Vehicles:

Research Interests

  • Advanced ABS Braking Strategies
  • Vehicle Dynamics


  • advanced braking control
  • vehicle dynamics
  • tyre 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

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PhD approved

Feb 03, 2016

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

PhD approved

Aug 01, 2015

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

Mar 09, 2014

Leon Henderson's PhD dissertation 'Improving Emergency Braking Performance of Heavy Goods Vehicles' has been approved by the University.

News on the Centre for Sustainable Road Freight

Feb 24, 2013

The Centre for Sustainable Road Freight is a new initiative involving researchers in heavy vehicle engineering at Cambridge; the Logistics Research Centre at Heriot Watt University working with a Consortium of companies from the road freight and vehicle manufacturing industries. The aim is to make road freight transport more sustainable. Follow links to two articles about the centre...

PhD Approved

Dec 01, 2012

Will Midgley's PhD dissertation 'Regenerative Braking of Urban Delivery Heavy Goods Vehicles' has been approved by the University.

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