Research Projects

Current Projects:

  • Input-output identifiability analysis of dynamic biological models by parameter signature isolation in the time-scale domain, James McCusker
  • In-flight isolation of degraded engine components by shape comparison of transient outputs, Jeffrey Simmons
  • Direct method of damage localization for civil structures via shape comparison of dynamic response measurements, Matt Styckiewicz
  • Efficient estimation of multi-output model parameters by the transparency afforded in the time-scale domain, Jeffrey Simmons
  • Selection of accelerometer locations in civil structures by signature isolation in the time-scale domain, Matt Styckiewicz
  • Detection of cracks in aircraft fuselage by shape comparison of dynamic response measurements, Rishi Singh
  • Damage isolation in wind turbines by shape analysis of stress measurements, Dylan Chase
  • Vibration mitigation of floating wind turbines by iterative feedback tuning, Kris Brinch

Potential Projects

  • Improving fault isolation performance of DSIM by noise compensation in the time-scale domain
  • Application of PARSIM to partial differential equations (identifiability issue)
  • Design of filters to optimize the function of wavelet transforms


Past Projects:

  • Input Profiling in Injection Molding Machines
  • Continuous infeed Cylindrical Plunge Grinding
  • Automatic Tuning and Regulation of Injection Molding by the Virtual Search Method
  • Model-Based Sensor Selection for Fault Diagnosis of Helicopter Gearboxes
  • Robust Residual Generation for Model-Based Fault Diagnosis
  • Improved Manufacturing Productivity with Recursive Constraint Bounding
  • Structure-Based Fault Diagnosis of Helicopter Gearboxes
  • Cycle-Time Reduction in Cylindrical Plunge Grinding
  • Fuzzy Control Design of a High Speed Robot Arm
  • Unsupervised Pattern Classifier for Tool Breakage Detection in Turning
  • Helicopter Track and Balance with Artificial Neural Nets
  • Application of the MVIM Method to Tool Breakage Detection in Turning
  • Effect of Flank Wear on the Topography of Machined Surfaces
  • Turning Process Identification Through Force Transients