Kourosh Danai

Professor

1 Gunness Lab
University of Massachusetts
160 Governors Drive
Amherst, MA 01003-2210 

Phone: 
(413) 545-1561
Fax: 
(413) 545-1027
Education: 

B.S.E., University of Michigan, 1980;
M.S.E., University of Michigan, 1982;
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1986 

Research Interests: 

System identification, parameter estimation, and health monitoring 

Selected Publications: 
Honors & Awards: 
  • Fellow of ASME, 2003
  • Recipient of NASA Technical Innovation Award for the technical report  "Detecting Faults in Helicopter Gearboxes by the MVIM Method,'' Aug. 1996.
  • Recipient of NASA Technical Innovation Award for the technical report "Diagnosing Helicopter Gearboxes Using Connectionist Networks,'' Jan. 1997.
  • Recipient of NASA Technical Innovation Award for the technical report     ``Model-Based Placement of Gearbox-Monitoring Accelerometers,'' Jan. 1997.
  • Professor of the year, Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Massachusetts, 1987/88
  • Professor of the year, Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Massachusetts, 1992/93
  • Professor of the year, Mechanical Engineering, Univ. of Massachusetts, 2006/07
  • General Electric Outstanding Teaching Award, Univ. of Massachusetts, 1990/91