This page lists students who are currently part of RoMaDyC and working on projects, as well as former students who have gone on to work for various companies.

Current Students
Curt A. Laubscher
Standing: Doctoral Student
Originally From: Olmsted Falls, Ohio, USA

BME Cleveland State University, 2014

Research Interests: Dynamics and Control, Powered Orthotics, Robotics

Alican Sahinkaya
Standing: Doctoral Student
Originally From: Samsun, Turkey

MS University of Bath, 2014
BS Koc University, 2013

Research Interests: Dynamics and Controls, Biomechatronics

Anthony C. C. Goo
Standing: Doctoral Student
Originally From: Belingham, Washington, USA

BS University of Notre Dame

Research Interests: Orthotics, Prosthetics, Robotics

Previous Doctoral Students

Name Company Year Dissertation
Ryan J. Madden Autoliv, Michigan 2016 Development of Robust Control Techniques Towards Damage Identification
Alexander H. Pesch Hofstra University 2013 Development of Chatter Attenuation Robust Control for an AMB Machining Spindle
Adam C. Wroblewski NASA-ASRC Aerospace, Inc. 2011 Model Identification, Updating, and Validation of an Active Magnetic Bearing High-Speed Machining Spindle for Precision Machining Operation
Albert Juhasz NASA Glenn Research Center 2005 Analysis and Numerical Optimization Modeling of Closed Cycle Gas Turbine Space Power Systems with Nuclear Heat Sources
Xi Wu California Polytechnic State University 2005 Vibration-Based Crack-Induced Damage Detection of Shaft-Disk Systems
Kenneth R. Bischof Waukesha Bearings Corporation 2002 Dynamics and Control of Magnetically Levitated High-Speed Rigid Rotor to Produce N-waved Orbits
Michael Engesser TRW-Germany 2000 Development and Analysis of a New Hydrodynamic Spindle Support to Improve Manufacturing Performance of Precision Grinding Machines
Biao Yu Caterpillar Inc. 1999 Lubrication Analysis in the Design of Reciprocating Machinery
Previous Masters Students

Name Company Year Thesis
Alexander Michlberger Lubrizol 2013 Development of Test Methodology for Evaluation of Fuel Economy in Motorcycle Engines
Rosemarie Morton Swagelok 2012 Vibration Analysis – A Diagnostic Tool for Machinery Health Monitoring as Part of Predictive Maintenance
Volodymyr Mykhaylyshyn Waukesha Bearings 2011 Application of Active Magnetic Force Actuator for Control of Flexible Rotor System Vibrations
Yunlu Li BMW China 2011 Modeling and Performance Investigation of A Rotor with Dissimilar Bearing Support System
Ryan Madden   2010 Identification of Unmodelled Dynamics in Rotor Systems using Mu-Synthesis Approach
Dmitry L. Storozhev GE Energy 2009 Smart Rotating Machines for Structural Health Monitoring
Timothy M. Obrzut MTD Products 2009 Non-Collocation Problems in Dynamics and Control of Mechanical Systems
Alexander H. Pesch   2008 Damage Detection of Rotors Using AMB – Analysis and Experimental Verification
Adam Wroblewski NASA Glenn Research Center 2008 Health Monitoring of Cracked Rotor Systems Using External Excitation Techniques
Jeremy D. Pettinato Philips Medical Systems 2008 Development of Effective Balancing Procedure for CT Scanner
John M. Jurns NASA Glenn Research Center 2007 Flow of Sub-Cooled Metastable Cryogens through a Joule Thomson Device
Robert S. Tekesky Eaton Corporation 2006 Stresses due to Clutch Torques and Centrifugal Loading at High Speeds
Samuel A. Johansson Philips Medical Systems 2005 Fatigue Life Prediction for Large-Diameter and Elastically-Constrained Ball Bearings
Rahul Kallurwar Cummins Emission Solution 2005 Modeling and Performance Characteristics of Magnetically Suspended Machine Tool Spindle
Alex S. Tijo   2004 Experimental Study on Spray Evaporative Cooling of High Heat Flux Surfaces
Yongfen Gao Cummins Power Generation 2004 Dynamics and Stability Analysis of Jeffcott Rotor with Rubs
Subose Pai Eaton Corporation 2004 Development and Implementation of an Accurate Orbit Control of a Rigid Rotor Suspended in Active Magnetic Bearings
Azzam Quari   2001 Thermo-Mechanical Behavior of Rotors with Rubbing
Michael Hurrell NASA Glenn Research Center 2000 Modeling and Control of Magnetically Levitated Flexible Rotors
Kenneth R. Bischof Waukesha Bearings 1998 Theoretical and Experimental Studies in Flexible Rotor-Bearing Systems
Peter D. Spencer   1997 A Review of Bond Graph Analysis for the Modeling of Dynamic Physical Systems within one or more Energy Domains
Rabih Al-Khatib AECOM 1997 Parametric Study of Rubbing in Rotating Machinery
Alan W. Hewston NASA Glenn Research Center 1996 Attitude Control Subsystem for the Advanced Communications Technology Satellite
Ismail Mapara   1995 Balanced Modeling and Control of Mechanical Systems