CPES Publications

The CPES publications archive includes the Center's technical papers published in conference and journals papers, theses and dissertations produced by graduates, and a research volume series compiled by CPES faculty.

Who has access?

Online access to CPES publications is reserved for CPES industry partners only. Principal Plus, Principal and Associate Members have access to all publications and presentations, and Affiliate Members have access to the CPES Conference Proceedings.  Users from member firms may set up individual user accounts based on company email address.

Publication Database (papers, theses, dissertations)

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View the list of papers published from 1980 to 1997 at VPEC.

CPES Conference Papers/Presentations

Each year, CPES research outcomes are presented at the CPES Annual Conference and published in the Conference Proceedings. Since 2000, the CPES Annual Conference materials also include presentations and posters highlighting and summarizing the research conducted over the prior year.

Research Volumes

CPES technical papers published over the years cover a broad spectrum of research topics. To provide an easy reference source for industry partners, CPES has compiled these publications into a book series with 16 research volumes.


CPES graduates have produced a rich resource of theses and dissertations.


Presentation slides of CPES faculty and students at numerous internal and external events.

Order Publications

Click here to order CPES Conference Proceedings, Research Volumes, theses and dissertations.