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

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Works from 2022

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Performance Evaluation of hi-k Lung-inspired 3D-printed Polymer Heat Exchangers, Behzad Ahmadi and Sajjad Bigham

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A study on steady-state traveling waves in one-dimensional non-dispersive finite media, Isil Anakok, Sheyda Davaria, Pablo A. Tarazaga, and Vijaya Venkata Narasimha Sriram Malladi

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Toward extreme high-temperature supercritical CO2 power cycles: Leakage characterization of ceramic 3D-printed heat exchangers, Rasoul Bayaniahangar, Ikechukwu Okoh, Kashif Nawaz, Joseph Cesarano, and Sajjad Bigham

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Experimental Studies of Low-Load Limit in a Stoichiometric Micro-Pilot Diesel Natural Gas Engine, Vinicius Bonfochi Vinhaes, Gordon McTaggart-Cowan, Sandeep Munshi, Mahdi Shahbakhti, and Jeffrey Naber

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Multi-Variable Sensitivity Analysis and Ranking of Control Factors Impact in a Stoichiometric Micro-Pilot Natural Gas Engine at Medium Loads, Vinicius Bonfochi Vinhaes, Xuebin Yang, Gordon McTaggart-Cowan, Brian Eggart, Sandeep Munshi, Mahdi Shahbakhti, and Jeffrey Naber

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Water and Climate Impacts on ERCOT Long-Term Systems Assessment, Stuart Cohen, Ariel Miara, Vincent Tidwell, Sean Turner, Nathalie Voisin, and Ana Dyreson

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Recycled Niobium-Aluminium (Nb2Al) Intermetallics Based Composite Design: An Experimental and Numerical Approach for Toughening Mechanism, H. M. Enginsoy, E. Bayraktar, F. Gatamorta, D. Katundi, and I. Miskioglu

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Static and Dynamic Behaviour of Recycled AA7075 Based Composites Reinforced with ZrO2-γ-Al203 Fibre and SiC, H. M. Enginsoy, I. Miskioglu, E. Bayraktar, and D. Katundi

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Molecular Dynamics Modeling of Interfacial Interactions between Flattened Carbon Nanotubes and Amorphous Carbon: Implications for Ultra-Lightweight Composites, Prashik Gaikwad, Margaret Kowalik, Benjamin D. Jensen, Adri van Duin, and Gregory Odegard

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Recycled “Al431 + A1050” Based Composites Reinforced with “TiC” Ceramic Powders for Aeronautical Applications, F. Gatamorta, H. M. Enginsoy, E. Bayraktar, and I. Miskioglu

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Important powertrain dynamics for developing models for control of connected and automated electrified vehicles, Sadra Hemmati, Rajeshwar Yadav, Kaushik Surresh, Darrell Robinette, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

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Storage Minimization of Marine Energy Grids Using Polyphase Power, Salman Husain, Gordon Parker, and Wayne W. Weaver

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A Dynamic Method to Analyze Cold-Start First Cycles Engine-Out Emissions at Elevated Cranking Speed Conditions of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle Including a Gasoline Direct Injection Engine, Amir Khameneian, Behrouz Khoshbakht Irdmousa, Paul Dice, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Jeffrey Naber, Peter Moilanen, Chad Archer, Chris Glugla, and Garlan Huberts

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A real-time control-oriented discrete nonlinear model development for in-cylinder air charge, residual gas and temperature prediction of a Gasoline Direct Injection engine using cylinder, intake and exhaust pressures, Amir Khameneian, Xin Wang, Paul Dice, Jeffrey D. Naber, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Chad Archer, Peter Moilanen, Chris Glugla, and Garlan Huberts

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Leveraging a data-driven approach to simulate and experimentally validate a MIMO multiphysics vibroacoustic system, Manu Krishnan, Vijaya V. N. Sriram Malladi, and Pablo A. Tarazaga

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LSTM-augmented deep networks for time-variant reliability assessment of dynamic systems, Mingyang Li and Zequn Wang

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Experimental and Modeling Study of NO and NO2 Storage and Release Characteristics of a Diesel-Cold Start Catalyst, Boopathi S. Mahadevan, Conor Berndt, John Johnson, and Jeffrey Naber

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Estimating experimental dispersion curves from steady-state frequency response measurements, Vijaya V.N.Sriram Malladi, Mohammad I. Albakri, Manu Krishnan, Serkan Gugercin, and Pablo A. Tarazaga

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A novel sequential method to train physics informed neural networks for Allen Cahn and Cahn Hilliard equations, Revanth Mattey and Susanta Ghosh

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Vibration Control in Meta-Structures Using Reinforcement Learning, D. Mehta and Vijaya Venkata Narasimha Sriram Malladi

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A Note on Gradient/Fractional One-Dimensional Elasticity and Viscoelasticity, Kostas Parisis, Vlasis Dimosthenis, Leonidas Kouris, Avraam Konstantinidis, and Elias C. Aifantis

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Influence of stoichiometry on thermo-mechanical properties of DGEBF/DETDA epoxy, Sagar Patil, Michael Olaya, Prathamesh Deshpande, Marianna Maiaru, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Model predictive control of a dual fuel engine integrated with waste heat recovery used for electric power in buildings, Chethan Reddy, Vinicius Bonfochi Vinhaes, Jeffrey Naber, Rush D. Robinett III, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

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Multisector Dynamics: Advancing the Science of Complex Adaptive Human-Earth Systems, Patrick M. Reed, Antonia Hadjimichael, Richard H. Moss, Christa Brelsford, Casey D. Burleyson, Stuart Cohen, Ana Dyreson, David F. Gold, Rohini S. Gupta, Klaus Keller, Megan Konar, and Erwan Monier

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MultiSector Dynamics: Scientific Challenges and a Research Vision for 2030, A Community of Practice Supported by the United States Department of Energy's Office of Science, Patrick M. Reed, Antonia Hadjimichael, Richard H. Moss, Erwan Monier, Sequoia Alba, Christa Brelsford, Ana Dyreson, and et. al.

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Investigation on the knock characteristics in a gasoline direct-injection engine port-injected with water-methanol blends, Rafał Rogóż, Łukasz Jan Kapusta, Niranjan Miganakallu Narasimhamurthy, Zhuyong Yang, and Jeffrey Naber

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3D structural vibration identification from dynamic point clouds, Moisés Felipe Silva, Andre Green, John Morales, Peter Meyerhofer, Yongchao Yang, Eloi Figueiredo, João C.W.A. Costa, and David Mascareñas

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Accelerated noncontact guided wave array imaging via sparse array data reconstruction, Homin Song and Yongchao Yang

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Building-to-grid optimal control of integrated MicroCSP and building HVAC system for optimal demand response services, Mohamed Toub, Rush D. Robinett III, and Mahdi Shahbakhti

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Rate Shape Design for Gasoline-Like Fuels at High Injection Pressures Using One-Dimensional Hydraulic Models, Tommy Tzanetakis, Atharva Desai, Alexander K. Voice, and Jeffrey Naber

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Hadronization via gravitational confinement of fast neutrinos: Mechanics at fm distances, Constantinos G. Vayenas, Dionysios Tsousis, Dimitrios Grigoriou, Kostas Parisis, and Elias C. Aifantis

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A Cloud-Based Simulation and Testing Framework for Large-Scale EV Charging Energy Management and Charging Control, Zhouquan Wu, Naga Nithin Manne, Jason Harper, Bo Chen, and Daniel Dobrzynski

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An Experimental and Computational Study of a Single Diesel Droplet Impinging on an Inclined Dry Surface, Jiachen Zhai and Seong Young Lee

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Hierarchical multi-response Gaussian processes for uncertainty analysis with multi-scale composite manufacturing simulation, Kai Zhou, Ryan Enos, Dong Xu, Dianyun Zhang, and Jiong Tang

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Development of Multiple Injection Strategy for Gasoline Compression Ignition High Performance and Low Emissions in a Light Duty Engine, Antowan Zyada, Philip Zoldak, and Jeffrey Naber

Works from 2021

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Multi-objective reliability-based optimal synthesis of path generating four-bar mechanisms: A cooperative game theoretic approach, Bahman Ahmadi, Behzad Ahmadi, Saeed Nezamivand Chegini, and Leili Safari

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Energy-efficient sorption-based gas clothes dryer systems, Masoud Ahmadi, Kyle R. Gluesenkamp, and Sajjad Bigham

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Hybrid Bessel beam and metamaterial lenses for deep laparoscopic nondestructive evaluation, Hossain Ahmed, Susanta Ghosh, Trisha Sain, and Sourav Banerjee

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Gradient Extension of Classical Material Models: From Nuclear & Condensed Matter Scales to Earth & Cosmological Scales, Elias C. Aifantis

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Using BB-gun or Acoustic Excitation to Find High Frequency Modes in Additively Manufactured Parts, Aimee Allen, Kevin Johnson, Jason R. Blough, Andrew Barnard, Troy Hartwig, Ben Brown, David Soine, Tristan Cullom, Douglas Bristow, Robert Landers, and Edward Kinzel

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Multiscale Modeling of Epoxy-Based Nanocomposites Reinforced with Functionalized and Non-Functionalized Graphene Nanoplatelets, Hashim Al Mahmud, Matthew Radue, Sorayot Chinkanjanarot, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Molecular dynamics modeling to probe the effect of surface functionalization on the interfacial adhesion and shear strength of graphene/epoxy nanocomposites, Hashim Al Mahmud, Matthew Radue, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Effects of Non-driving Task Related Workload and Situational Awareness in Semi-autonomous Vehicles, Shruti Amre and Ye Sun

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A Heuristic for Efficient Coordination of Multiple Heterogeneous Mobile Robots Considering Workload Balance, Jungyun Bae and Myoungkuk Park

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Local and systemic in vivo responses to osseointegrative titanium nanotube surfaces, Erin A. Baker, Mackenzie M. Fleischer, Alexander D. Vara, Meagan R. Salisbury, Kevin C. Baker, Paul T. Fortin, and Craig R. Friedrich

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Wetting simulations of high-performance polymer resins on carbon surfaces as a function of temperature using molecular dynamics, Swapnil S. Bamane, Prashik S. Gaikwad, Matthew Radue, S. Gowtham, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Pointless grading and digital content delivery as educational differentiators: A case study for noise and vibration courses, Andrew Barnard

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Trajectories in Turmoil: A Case Study of Engineering Students' Reactions to Disruptions in Their Community of Practice, Nancy Barr and Jaclyn Johnson

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Trajectories in Turmoil: A Case Study of Engineering Students’ Reactions to Disruptions in Their Community of Practice, Nancy Barr and Jaclyn E. Johnson

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3-D printed soft magnetic helical coil actuators of iron oxide embedded polydimethylsiloxane, Rasoul Bayaniahangar, Shahab Bayani Ahangar, Zhongtian Zhang, Bruce P. Lee, and Joshua M. Pearce

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New Design of Composites from Fresh Scraps of Niobium for Tribological Applications, E. Bayraktar, F. Gatamorta, H. M. Enginsoy, J. E. Polis, and I. Miskioglu

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Design of Recycled Thin Sheet “Ti-Al” Based Composites Reinforced with AA1050, Boron, TiB2, TiC, and B4C Through Hot-Forged Bonding, E. Bayraktar, D. Katundi, F. Gatamorta, I. Miskioglu, and H. Murat Enginsoy

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A simple gas-kinetic model for dilute and weakly charged plasma micro-jet flows, Shiying Cai and Chunpei Cai

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Influence of air void structures on the coefficient of permeability of asphalt mixtures, Siyu Chen, Zhanping You, Song Lin Yang, Alvaro Garcia, and Luke Rose

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Fuel Effects on the Propensity to Establish Propagating Flames at SPI-Relevant Engine Conditions, Vincent Costanzo, Xin Yu, Elana Chapman, and Richard Davis

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Model for simulating extreme wind speed distribution parameters for hurricane winds, Joseph B. Dannemiller, Douglas A. Smith, and Stephen Morse

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Heat transfer from a particle in laminar flows of a variable thermal conductivity fluid, Esmaeil Dehdashti, Meghdad Razizadeh, and Hassan Masoud

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Collective sensitivity of artificial hair sensors to flow direction, Esmaeil Dehdashti, Gregory W. Reich, and Hassan Masoud

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Prediction of the Interfacial Properties of High-Performance Polymers and Flattened CNT-Reinforced Composites Using Molecular Dynamics, Prathamesh Deshpande, Matthew Radue, Prashik Gaikwad, Swapnil S. Bamane, Sagar Patil, William Pisani, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Integrating friction-stir back extrusion to powder metallurgy, Sahil Dhoka, Scott W. Wagner, Himansshu Abhi, Nicholas V. Hendrickson, and William J. Emblom

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Synthesis and Biomedical Applications of Functional Polymers, Jianxun Ding, Di Li, Jingxiao Chen, Chao Zhao, and Parisa Pour Shahid Saeed Abadi

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Studies on Simulation and Real Time Implementation of LQG Controller for Autonomous Navigation, Ahammad Basha Dudekula and Jeffrey Naber

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Design of Copper and γ-Alumina Reinforced Recycled Aluminium Matrix Composites through Sintering + Forging, H. M. Enginsoy, E. Bayraktar, I. Miskioglu, F. Gatamorta, and D. Katundi

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Manufacturing of “Ni-Ti” Based Composites from Fresh Scrap Thin Sheets Reinforced with Nb and TiB2 Through Hot-Forged Bonding: Sandwich Structures, H. M. Enginsoy, E. Bayraktar, I. Miskioglu, and D. Katundi

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Design of Copper and Silicon Carbide (SiC) Reinforced Recycled Aluminium Matrix Composites Through Sintering + Forging, H. M. Enginsoy, F. Gatamorta, E. Bayraktar, I. Miskioglu, and A. Larbi

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Detailed investigation of TiN effect on hybrid intermetallic composites manufactured by combined sinter + forging method, H. Murat Enginsoy, Emin Bayraktar, Dhurata Katundi, and Ibrahim Miskioglu

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Torque and Displacement Measurement with Enhanced Signal Processing for System Lash Estimation of a MDOF Rotating System, J. E. Furlich, Darrell Robinette, Jason Blough, N. Remisoski, and C. Taylor

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Torque Weighting Vibration Dose Value to Aid Powertrain Calibration Process for Transient Torque Maneuvers, Jon Furlich, Darrell Robinette, and Jason Blough

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Polarization of ionic liquid and polymer and its implications for polymerized ionic liquids: An overview towards a new theory and simulation, Tong Gao, Jester Itliong, Sai Prashanth Kumar, Zackerie Hjorth, and Issei Nakamura

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Design of Recycled Alumix-123 Based Composites Reinforced with γ-Al2O3 through Combined Method; Sinter + Forging, F. Gatamorta, H. M. Enginsoy, E. Bayraktar, I. Miskioglu, and D. Katundi

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DIC-IR Analysis of Transient Thermal Stresses, J. A.O. González, V. E.L. Paiva, G. L.G. Gonzáles, J. L.F. Freire, and I. Miskioglu

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Increasing the Effective AKI of Fuels Using Port Water Injection (Part I), Siddharth Gopujkar, Jeremy Worm, Sam Barros, and Cord Christensen

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Open Source 3D-Printable Planetary Roller Screw for Food Processing Applications, Marcello C. Guadagno, Jacob M. Loss, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Providing Wired Power and Data in Lunar Permanently Shadowed Regions with a Rover-Deployed Superconducting Tether, Marcello C. Guadagno and Paul van Susant

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Integrated cabin heating and powertrain thermal energy management for a connected hybrid electric vehicle, S. Hemmati, N. Doshi, D. Hanover, C. Morgan, and M. Shahbakhti

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A Novel Methodology to Characterize the Thermal Behavior of Automotive Seats, Mark Hepokoski, Timothy Viola, Jon Juszkiewicz, Lauren Tetzloff, Corey Packard, Allen Curran, James Gebbie, John Elson, Rick Burke, Robert Smith, and Jason Blough

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Sensor Fusion Approach for Dynamic Torque Estimation with Low Cost Sensors for Boosted 4-Cylinder Engine, Cooper Heyne Minehart, Jeffrey Naber, Jason Blough, Xin Wang, Chris Glugla, and Chad Archer

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Geographic potential of shotcrete photovoltaic racking: Direct and low-concentration cases, Madeleine R. Hollman and Joshua M. Pearce

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Open source vacuum oven design for low-temperature drying: Performance evaluation for recycled pet and biomass, Benjamin R. Hubbard, Lindsay I. Putman, Stephen Techtmann, and Joshua M. Pearce

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Oscillations Modulating Power Law Exponents in Isotropic Turbulence: Comparison of Experiments with Simulations, Kartik P. Iyer, Gregory P. Bewley, Luca Biferale, Katepalli R. Sreenivasan, and P. K. Yeung

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The area rule for circulation in three-dimensional turbulence, Kartik P. Iyer, Sachin S. Bharadwaj, and Katepalli R. Sreenivasan

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DAQ Evaluation and Specifications for Pyroshock Testing, Erica M. Jacobson, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, and David Soine

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Frequency based substructuring on resonant plate, Erica M. Jacobson, Jason R. Blough, James Declerck, Charles Van Karsen, and David Soine

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A combustion model for multi-component fuels based on relative reactivity and molecular structure, Arash Jamali, Ashwin Karthik Purushothaman, and Youngchul Ra

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Real-time cable tension estimation from acceleration measurements using wireless sensors with packet data losses: analytics with compressive sensing and sparse component analysis, Debasish Jana, Satish Nagarajaiah, Yongchao Yang, and Shunlong Li

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MUONS path planning performance for a vehicle with complex suspension in Unreal, Zach Jeffries, Casey Majhor, Jake Carter, Sam Kysar, and Jeremy Bos

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Selective evaporation rate modeling of volatile binary mixture droplets, Chan Ho Jeong, Hyung Ju Lee, Chang Kyoung Choi, and Seong Hyuk Lee

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Quantitative analysis of contact line behaviors of evaporating binary mixture droplets using surface plasmon resonance imaging, Chan Ho Jeong, Hyung Ju Lee, Dae Yun Kim, Shahab Bayani Ahangar, Chang K. Choi, and Seong Hyuk Lee

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Using ATR-FTIR spectra and convolutional neural networks for characterizing mixed plastic waste, Shengli Jiang, Zhuo Xu, Medhavi Kamran, Stas Zinchik, Sidike Paheding, Armando G. McDonald, Ezra Bar Ziv, and Victor M. Zavala

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Moving hands-on mechanical engineering experiences online: Course redesigns and student perspectives, Jaclyn E. Johnson and Nancy B. Barr

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Extending the Tolerance of Iron in Cast Al-Si Alloy, Sai Suhruth Teja Kaja, Pavan Reddy Gangadasari, and Kameswari Prasada Rao Ayyagari

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Molecular modeling of PEEK resins for prediction of properties in process modeling, Khatereh Kashmari, Sagar Umesh Patil, Prathamesh Deshpande, Sagar Shah, Marianna Maiaru, and Gregory M. Odegard

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Additive manufacturing of conductive and high-strength epoxy-nanoclay-carbon nanotube composites, Masoud Kasraie and Parisa Pour Shahid Saeed Abadi

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Comparison of modal parameters of a concrete slab floor from ema and oma, Ellis Kessler, Vijaya V. N. Sriram Malladi, Rodrigo Sarlo, Luke A. Martin, and Pablo A. Tarazaga

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Model-based dynamic in-cylinder air charge, residual gas and temperature estimation for a gdi spark ignition engine using cylinder, intake and exhaust pressures, Amir Khameneian, Xin Wang, Paul Dice, Mahdi Shahbakhti, Jeffrey Naber, Chad Archer, Peter Moilanen, Chris Glugla, and Garlan Huberts

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Cure Behavior Changes and Compression of Carbon Nanotubes in Aerospace Grade Bismaleimide-Carbon Nanotube Sheet Nanocomposites, Mohammad Hamza Kirmani, Geeta Sachdeva, Ravindra Pandey, Gregory M. Odegard, Richard Liang, and Satish Kumar

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Boiling heat transfer simulation in rectangular mili-channels, Aliihsan Koca, Mansour Nasiri Khalaji, and Soroush Sepahyar

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Integrated torrefaction-extrusion system for solid fuel pellet production from mixed fiber-plastic wastes: Techno-economic analysis and life cycle assessment, Shreyas Kolapkar, Stas Zinchik, Pralhad Burli, Yingqian Lin, Damon S. Hartley, Jordan Klinger, Robert Handler, and Ezra Bar Ziv

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Integration of Thermal Treatment and Extrusion by Compounding for Processing Various Wastes for Energy Applications, Shreyas Kolapkar, Stas Zinchik, Zhuo Xu, Armando G. McDonald, and Ezra Bar Ziv

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A homogenized large deformation constitutive model for high temperature oxidation in fiber-reinforced polymer composites, Shabnam Konica and Trisha Sain