Explore a selection of works produced by faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics at Michigan Technological University.

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Submissions from 2020

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Reduced order model verification of a DC microgrid for controller design and determination of storage requirements, Michael D. Cook, Eddy H. Trinklein, Gordon Parker, Matthew J. Heath, Wayne Weaver, Rush D. Robinett III, and David G. Wilson

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Exergy optimal multi-physics aircraft microgrid control architecture, Eddy H. Trinklein, Michael D. Cook, Gordon G. Parker, and Wayne Weaver

Submissions from 2019

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Capillary penetration method for measuring wetting properties of carbon ionomer films for proton exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) applications, Sofyane Abbou, Kazuya Tajiri, K. T. Alofari, Ezequiel F. Medici, A. T. Haug, and Jeffrey S. Allen

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Investigation of wave trapping and attenuation phenomenon for a high symmetry interlocking micro-structure composite metamaterial, Hossain Ahmed, Mustahseen Mobashwer Indaleeb, Mohammadsadegh Saadatzi, Trisha Sain, Susanta Ghosh, and Sourav Banerjee

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Investigation of wave trapping and attenuation phenomenon for a high symmetry interlocking micro-structure composite metamaterial, Hossain Ahmed, Mustahseen Mobashwer Indaleeb, Mohammadsadegh Saadatzi, Trisha Sain, Susanta Ghosh, and Sourav Banerjee

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Multiscale modeling of carbon fiber- graphene nanoplatelet-epoxy hybrid composites using a reactive force field, Hashim Al Mahmud, Matthew Radue, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot, Will Pisani, Gowtham S, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Docking control of an autonomous underwater vehicle using reinforcement learning, Enrico Anderlini, Gordon Parker, and Giles Thomas

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Experimental investigation into effects of high reactive fuel on combustion and emission characteristics of the Diesel - Natural gas Reactivity Controlled Compression Ignition engine, Ehsan Ansari, Tyler Menucci, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Divergent courses: Preparing graduate students for diverse career paths, Nancy Barr

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Green fab lab applications of large-area waste polymer-based additive manufacturing, Dennis Byard, Aubrey Woern, Robert B. Oakley, Matthew J. Fiedler, Samantha Snabes, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Two relations in steady and dilute plasma flows, Shiying Cai and Chunpei Cai

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Weakly charged round micro-plasma jet flows into vacuum, Shiying Cai, Chunpei Cai, and J. Li

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From collisionless to continuum: Dilute jet and impingement flows, Shiying Cai, Amey Sawant, and Chunpei Cai

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Dynamic photoelasticity study of the Krauklis wave: The effects of fluid viscosity and fracture geometry, Haitao Cao, Ezequiel F. Medici, and Roohollah Askari

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Nonlinear model predictive control of a power-split hybrid electric vehicle with consideration of battery aging, Ming Cheng and Bo Chen

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The Effect of NO2/NOx Ratio on the Performance of a SCR Downstream of a SCR Catalyst on a DPF, Venkata Chundru, Gordon Parker, and John H. Johnson

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Development of a 2D Model of a SCR catalyst on a DPF, Venkata Rajesh Chundru, Boopathi Singalandapuram Mahadevan, John Johnson, Gordon Parker, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

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A Hamiltonian Surface-Shaping approach for control system analysis and the design of nonlinear wave energy converters, Shadi Darani, Ossama Abdelkhalik, Rush D. Robinett III, and David Wilson

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A Hamiltonian surface-shaping approach for control system analysis and the design of nonlinear wave energy converters, Shadi Darani, Ossama Abdelkhalik, Rush D. Robinett III, and David Wilson

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Optimal positioning of energy assets in autonomous robotic microgrids for power restoration, Shadi Darani, Casey D. Majhor, Wayne Weaver, Rush D. Robinett III, and Ossama Abdelkhalik

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Improving the Michigan Tech formula SAE design process, James Declerck, Austin Arenz, and Timothy Thomas

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Nonlinear thermo-resonant behavior of fluid-conveying FG pipes, Amir Mehdi Dehrouyeh-Semnani, Esmaeil Dehdashti, Mohammad Reza Hairi Yazdi, and Mansour Nikkhah-Bahrami

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The utilization of onboard sensor measurements for estimating driveline damping, Jon Furlich, Jason R. Blough, and Darrell L. Robinette

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Vehicle driveline benchmarking to support predictive CAE modeling development, Jon Furlich, Jason R. Blough, and Darrell L. Robinette

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A comparison of computational fluid dynamics predicted initial liquid penetration using rate of injection profiles generated using two different measurement techniques, Haiwen Ge, Jaclyn Johnson, Hari Krishnamoorthy, Seong-Young Lee, Jeffrey D. Naber, Nan Robarge, and Eric Kurtz

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Evolution of convective structure and heat transfer in evaporating films under cyclic superheating conditions, J. C. Gonzalez-Pons, J. C. Hermanson, and Jeffrey S. Allen

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Methods of pegging cylinder pressure to maximize data quality, Sid Gopujkar, Jeremy Worm, and Darrell L. Robinette

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Design and validation of low-cost intensity probe, Karan Gundre and Andrew Barnard

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Stability analysis on nonequilibrium supersonic boundary layer flow with velocity-slip boundary conditions, Xin He and Chunpei Cai

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Nanobiomaterial advances in cardiovascular tissue engineering, Michael J. Hill, Morteza Mahmoudi, and Parisa Pour Shahid Saeed Abadi

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A discrete curvature estimation based low-distortion adaptive Savitzky-Golay filter for ECG denoising, Hui Huang, Shiyan Hu, and Ye Sun

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A Discrete Curvature Estimation Based Low-Distortion Adaptive Savitzky⁻Golay Filter for ECG Denoising., Hui Huang, Shiyan Hu, and Ye Sun

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Energy-efficient ECG signal compression for user data input in cyber-physical systems by leveraging empirical mode decomposition, Hui Huang, Shiyan Hu, and Ye Sun

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Data-driven modeling and predictive control of combustion phasing for RCCI engines, Behrouz Khoshbakht Irdmousa, Syed Z. Rizvi, J. Mohammadpour Veini, Jeffrey D. Naber, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

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Flexural fatigue damage analyses of recycled rubber‐modified epoxy‐based composites reinforced with alumina fibres, Alaeddin Burak Irez, Emin Bayraktar, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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Electric vehicle battery cycle aging evaluation in real-world daily driving and vehicle-to-grid services, Mehdi Jafari and Antonio Gauchia

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Correlation of fractures with seismic radial anisotropy in two metamorphic-igneous and sedimentary bedrocks, Jer-Yu Jeng, Roohollah Askari, and Snehamoy Chatterjee

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Integration of an ORC waste heat recovery with electrification and supercharging through use of a planetary gear system for a class 8 tractor application, Satyum Joshi, Mufaddel Dahodwala, Erik Koehler, FNU Dhanraj, Michael Franke, Dean Tomazic, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Conduction heat transfer from oblate spheroids and bispheres, Saeed Jafari Kang, Esmaeil Dehdashti, and Hassan Masoud

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Optimal viscous damping of vibrating porous cylinders, Saeed Jafari Kang, Esmaeil Dehdashti, Vahid Vandadi, and Hassan Masoud

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CO2 absorption performance enhancement by dodecane nanoemulsion absorbents, Seonggon Kim, Ronghuan Xu, Wonhyeok Lee, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Yong Tae Kang

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Heat-flux enhancement response for novel flow-boiler operations under resonant, sub-harmonic, and superharmonic imposition of vapor pulsation frequencies relative to a liquid flow-rate pulsation frequency, Aliihsan Koca and Michael Toomas Kivisalu

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Mapping modeled exposure of wildland fire smoke for human health studies in California, Patricia Koman, Michael Billmire, Kirk Baker, Ricardo de Majo, Frank Anderson, Sumi Hoshiko, Brian Thelen, and Nancy H. F. French

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Sensitivity study of BARC assembly, William Larsen, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, and David Soine

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Understanding multi-axis SRS testing results, William Larsen, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, David Soine, and Richard J. Jones

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Rendezvous planning for multiple AUVs with mobile charging stations in dynamic currents, Bingxi Li, Brian R. Page, John Hoffman, and Barzin Moridian

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Active resource allocation for reliability analysis with model bias correction, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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Surrogate model uncertainty quantification for reliability-based design optimization, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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An equivalent reliability index approach for surrogate model-based RBDO, Mingyang Li, Zequn Wang, and Pingfeng Wang

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An optical fiber-based data-driven method for human skin temperature 3-D mapping, Weixing Liu, Dagong Jia, Jing Zhao, Hongxia Zhang, Tiegen Liu, Yimo Zhang, and Ye Sun

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An SSHI rectifier for triboelectric energy harvesting, Xian Li and Ye Sun

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Heat transfer photogallery, Nenad Milijkovic and Chang Kyoung Choi

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A low-cost mobile infrastructure for multi-AUV networking, Barzin Moridian, Li Wei, John Hoffman, Wensheng Sun, Brian R. Page, Matthew Sietsem, Yi Zhang, Zhaohui Wang, and Nina Mahmoudian

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Influence of elevated injector temperature on the spray characteristics of GDI sprays, Niranjan Miganakallu Narasimhamurthy, William Atkinson, Zhuyong Yang, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Integrated mission planning and adaptable docking system for AUV persistence, Brian R. Page, Bingxi Li, John Naglak, Caleb Kase, Barzin Moridian, and Nina Mahmoudian

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Simulation-driven optimization of underwater docking station design, Brian R. Page and Nina Mahmoudian

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Autonomous docking for exploration of extraterrestrial lakes, Brian R. Page, John Naglak, Caleb Kase, and Nina Mahmoudian

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Autonomous docking for exploration of extraterrestrial lakes, Brian R. Page, John Naglak, and Nina Mahmoudian

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Littoral magnetic and Wwter column survey underwater glider, Brian R. Page, John Naglak, Matthew Sietsema, and Nina Mahmoudian

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Multi-physics and CFD analysis of an enclosed coaxial carbon nanotube speaker for automotive exhaust noise cancellation, Suraj Madhav Prabhu, Andrew Barnard, and Steven A. Senczyszyn

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A novel correlation model for horizontal axis wind turbines operating at high-interference flow regimes, Anurag Rajan and Fernando L. Ponta

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Computationally efficient reduced-order powertrain model of a multi-mode plug-in hybrid electric vehicle for connected and automated vehicles, Neeraj Rama and Darrell L. Robinette

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Route-optimized energy management of connected and automated multi-mode plug-in hybrid electric vehicle using dynamic programming, Neeraj Rama, Huanqing Wang, Joshua Orlando, Darrell L. Robinette, and Bo Chen

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Control-oriented modeling of a vehicle drivetrain for shuffle and clunk mitigation, Prithvi Reddy, Kaushal Darokar, Darrell L. Robinette, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Jason R. Blough, Maruthi Ravichandran, Mary Farmer, and Jeff Doering

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Mechanical properties and applications of recycled polycarbonate particle material extrusion-based additive manufacturing, Matthew J. Reich, Aubrey Woern, Nagendra Gautam Tanikella, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Systematic CFD parameter approach to improve torque converter simulation, Edward De Jesus Rivera, Christopher J. Robinette, Jason R. Blough, Carl Anderson, and Steve Frait

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PHEV real world driving cycle energy and fuel and consumption reduction potential for connected and automated vehicles, Darrell L. Robinette, Eric Kostreva, Alexandra Krisztian, Anthony Lackey, Christopher Morgan, Joshua Orlando, and Neeraj Rama

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Control strategy and energy recovery potential for P2 parallel hybrid step gear automatic transmissions, Darrell L. Robinette and Joshua Orlando

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Improvement of stiffness and energy absorption by harnessing hierarchical interlocking in brittle polymer blocks, Trisha Sain, Muhammed R. Imam, Susanta Ghosh, and Julien Meaud

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Examination of factors impacting unaccounted fuel post GDI fuel injector closing, Robert A. Schroeter, Mark Meinhart, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Novel multiscale approach for the virtual manufacturing of thermoset composites within ICME, Sagar Shah, Matthew S. Radue, Gregory M. Odegard, and Marianna Maiaru

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Insight into geometry-controlled mechanical properties of spiral carbon-based nanostructures, Ali Sharifian, Mostafa Baghani, Jianyang Wu, Gregory M. Odegard, and Majid Baniassadi

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Quantitative measurements of nanoparticle layer thicknesses near the contact line region after droplet drying-out, Dong Hwan Shin, Dae Yun Kim, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Seong Hyuk Lee

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Wheel alignment effects on autonomous vehicle control vs human driver in simulation, Nathan Spike, Jeremy P. Bos, John Beard, and Darrell L. Robinette

Open source completely 3-D printable centrifuge, Salil S. Sule, Aliaksei Petsiuk, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Numerical investigation of fuel effects on soot emissions at heavy-duty engine conditions, Meng Tang, Yuanjiang Pei, Yu Zhang, Michael Traver, David Cleary, Zhaoyu Luo, Jeffrey D. Naber, and Seong-Young Lee

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Modeling-driven damage tolerant design of graphene nonplatelet/carbon fiber/epoxy hybrid composite panels for full-scale aerospace structures, Julie Tomasi, William Pisani, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot, Aaron Krieg, John Jaszczak, Julia A. King, Ibrahim Miskioglu, Gregory M. Odegard, and et. al.

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Toward predictive and computationally affordable Lagrangian–Eulerian modeling of spray–wall interaction, Roberto Torelli, Riccardo Scarcelli, Sibendu Som, Xiucheng Zhu, Seong-Young Lee, Jeffrey D. Naber, David Markt, and Mehdi Raessi

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Model-based predictive control for optimal MicroCSP operation integrated with building HVAC systems, Mohamed Toub, Chethan Reddy, Meysam Razmara, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Rush D. Robinett III, and Ghassane Aniba

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MPC-trained ANFIS for control of MicroCSP integrated into a building HVAC system, Mohamed Toub, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Rush D. Robinett III, and Ghassane Aniba

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Optimal load discharge of a capacitive energy storage device, Eddy H. Trinklein, Wayne Weaver, Gordon Parker, Matthew J. Heath, Rush D. Robinett III, and David G. Wilson

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Distributed control for large-scale plug-in electric vehicle charging with a consensus algorithm, Luting Wang and Bo Chen

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Advance nanoengineered materials, Brian Wardle, Joseph H. Koo, Gregory M. Odegard, and Gary Seidel

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Testing methods and signal processing strategies for automatic transmission transient multiplexed pressure data, Mark Woodland, Jason R. Blough, Darrell L. Robinette, Carl Anderson, Steve Fralt, and Susan Devendran

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Interface fracture of micro-architectured glass: Inverse identification of interface properties and a novel analytical model, Upenda Yadav, Mark Coldren, Praveen Bulusu Surya Naga, Trisha Sain, and Susanta Ghosh

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Process for study of micro-pilot diesel-NG dual fuel combustion in a constant volume combustion vessel utilizing the premixed pre-burn procedure, Xuebin Yang, Vinicius Bonfochi Vinhaes, Marco Turclos, Gordon McTaggart-Cowan, Jian Huang, Jeffrey D. Naber, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Henry Schmidt, and William Atkinson

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Investigation and optimization of cam actuation of an over-expanded atkinson cycle spark-ignited engine, Zhuyong Yang, Niranjan Miganakallu, Tyler Miller, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Tuning Li2O2 Formation Routes by Facet Engineering of MnO2 Cathode Catalysts, Wentao Yao, Yifei Yuan, Guaqiang Tan, Cong Liu, Meng Cheng, Vitality Yurkiv, Xuanxuan Bi, Fei Long, Craig Friedrich, Reza Shahbazian-Yassar, and et al.

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Spark mechanism in high speed flow, Mary Zadeh, Henry Schmidt, William Atkinson, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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New approach to estimate total jet loads with different Knudsen numbers, Ruihua Zhang, Shiying Cai, Chunpei Cai, and Jun Li

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Assessment of impinged flame structure in high-pressure direct diesel injection, Zhihao Zhao, Xiucheng Zhu, Jeffrey D. Naber, and Seong-Young Lee

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Impinged diesel spray combustion evaluation for indirect air-fuel mixing processes and Its comparison with non-vaporing impinging spray under diesel engine conditions, Zhihao Zhao, Xiucheng Zhu, Jeffrey D. Naber, and Seong-Young Lee

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Spray-wall dynamics of high-pressure impinging combustion, Zhihao Zhao, Xiucheng Zhu, Le Zhao, Jeffrey D. Naber, and Seong-Young Lee

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Biocompatible carbon nanotube-based hybrid microfiber for implantable electrochemical actuator and flexible electronic applications, Ting Zheng, Parisa Pour Shahid Saeed Abadi, Jungmok Seo, Byung-Hyun Cha, Beatrice Miccoli, Yi-Chen Li, Kijun Park, Sunghyun Park, Seon-Jin Choi, Rasoul Bayaniahangar, and et al.

Submissions from 2018

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The development of multiscale models for predicting the mechanical response of GNP reinforced composite plate, O. Aluko, Gowtham S, and Gregory M. Odegard

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The effect of chirality and strain rate on mechanical properties of carbon nanotube (CNT) and CNT/epoxy composite, O. Aluko, Gowtham S, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Control of a ROV carrying an object, Enrico Anderlini, Gordon Parker, and Giles Thomas

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Optimization of performance and operational cost for a dual mode diesel-natural gas RCCI and diesel combustion engine, Ehsan Ansari, Mahdi Shahbakhti, and Jeffrey D. Naber

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Determining solid-fluid interface temperature distribution during phase change of cryogenic propellants using transient thermal modeling, Kishan Bellur, Ezequiel F. Medici, J. C. Hermanson, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Jeffrey S. Allen

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Introduction to the special issue on applications of Mechatronic and Embedded Systems (MESA) in ITS, Massimo Bertozzi, Bo Chen, and Primo Zingaretti