|1998 - Present||Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology ‐ Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
|2007 - 2016||Vice Provost for Research, Missouri University of Science and Technology|
|2004 - 2006||Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs, School of Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology|
|2001 - 2003||Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs, Missouri University of Science and Technology ‐ Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
|1992 - 1998||Associate Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology ‐ Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
|1986 - 1992||Assistant Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology ‐ Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
Honors and Awards
- Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering)
- Tau Beta Pi (Engineering)
- School of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award, Missouri S&T (2005, 2006)
- Faculty Service Excellence Award, Academy of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineers, Missouri S&T (2002)
- Boeing - A. D. Welliver Summer Faculty Fellowship (1999)
- Outstanding Teaching Award, Missouri S&T (1991, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2006)
- Teaching Excellence - Letter of Commendation, Missouri S&T (1989, 1990, 1995, 1996)
- Dr. M. Visvesvaraya Centenary Celebration Prize for the best candidate among July 1980 BEME graduates (1980)
- Mechanical and Aerospace Control Systems
- Robotic Manipulators and Mechanisms
- Automatic Control of Dynamic Systems
- Modeling and Analysis of Dynamic Systems
|1986||Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University|
|1982||M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Washington State University|
|1980||B.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Bangalore University|
290 D Toomey Hall
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Rolla, MO 65409
Research Works (48)
Preliminary Study of Pressure Drop and Heat Transfer Through a ...
Proceedings of the 2007 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (2007, Seattle, WA) (2008)
Commercially available compact heat exchangers are currently fabricated in several steps by joining multiple tubes, or by independently fabricting and ...
Empirical Dynamic Modeling of Friction Stir Welding Processes
Proceedings of the 2007 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (2007, Atlanta, GA) (2007)
Current Friction Stir Welding (FSW) process modeling research is concerned with the detailed analysis of local effects such as material ...
Specific Energy and Temperature Mechanistic Models for Friction Stir Processing ...
Proceedings of the 2007 Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society Annual Meeting (2007, Orlando, FL) (2007)
Mechanistic models for process specific energy and surface temperature profile of the work material lateral to the tool motion were ...
Development of a Novel Electro-Hydraulic Laboratory
Proceedings of the ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, Int. Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (2006, Chicago, IL) (2006)
This paper describes an Electro-Hydraulics Laboratory (EH Lab) at the University of Missouri - Rolla (UMR), which was recently established ...
Advances in Micro Mechatronics and Smart Structures
Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Engineering Education, ICEE-2006 (2006, San Juan, Puerto Rico) (2006)
The University of Missouri-Rolla (UMR) has conducted a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program in micro mechatronics and smart structures ...
Research Experience for Undergraduates in Micro Mechatronics and Smart Structures
Proceedings of the 113th Annual ASEE Conference and Exposition (2006, Chicago, IL) (2006)
This paper describes an ongoing Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) site program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) since ...
Immunology Based Multi-robot Collaboration for Countermine Operations
Proceedings of the ASME 2005 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (2005, Orlando, FL) (2005)
Past studies have shown that mechanisms employed by biological systems can motivate development of algorithms for coordination of distributed systems. ...
A Game Theoretic Based Scheme for Multidisciplinary Optimization with Uncertainty
Proceedings of the 2004 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (2004, Anaheim, CA) (2004)
A game theoretic based scheme is considered in this study for multidisciplinary design optimization under uncertain conditions. The methodology developed ...
Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Friction for MEMS Application
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Design Engineering Division (Publication) DE (2003)
Adhesion and dry sliding friction are modeled and simulated using molecular dynamics principles in this study. The interaction between two ...
Motion Planning for Dynamic Systems Using First-Order Logic
Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Dynamic Systems and Control (2002, New Orleans, LA) (2002)
The problem of motion planning for a class of dynamic systems is considered in this study. A knowledge-based approach is ...
Selection of Optimal Machining Parameters Using a Genetic Algorithm
Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (2001, New York, NY) (2001)
Selection of optimal machining parameters is a difficult process due to the large number of variables and their complex interdependencies. ...
A Game-Theoretic Approach to Integrated Product Design
Proceedings of the ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference (2001, Pittsburgh, PA) (2001)
To develop a successful product in modern industry, it is necessary to incorporate design performance requirements, manufacturing processes requirements and ...