Hanz Richter, PhD
Associate Professor

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Cleveland State University
245 Stilwell Hall, 2121 Euclid Av.
Cleveland, OH 44115
(216) 687-5232
h dot richter at csuohio dot edu


    Dr Richter conducts research in the broad areas of control, robotics and mechatronics, with application areas which include:

  • biomedical robots, prostheses, advanced exercise machines
  • aeroengine propulsion control
  • high-precision motion control
  • piezoelectric actuators and sensors

Research projects in these and other areas receive or have received funding from:

  • National Science Foundation
  • NASA
  • State of Ohio - Third Frontier
  • Parker-Hannifin
  • CSU Faculty Research and Development

Dr. Richter obtained the PhD and master's degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Oklahoma State University. His undergraduate degree is also in Mechanical Engineering, from the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima.

Dr. Richter's research interests in control systems include robust nonlinear control, constrained control and robot control.


Current doctoral students:

  • Dragos Dinca
  • Hadis Mohammadi
  • Shola Otitoju
  • Poya Khalaf
  • Holly Warner

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