ROMAC Students 2014-2015

GRADUATE STUDENTS

X_picture Parinya Anantachaisilp
Ph.D. (ECE) Expected Date: May 2015
Research Area
Active magnetic bearings; Controls
Project Title
Fractional Order Control for Active Magnetic Bearing Systems
Contact: Parinya Anantachaisilp


MichaelB 1014 Michael Branagan
Ph.D. (MAE) Date Expected: May 2016
Research Area
Rotordynamic FEA; Air foil bearings; Fluid Film Bearing Prediction
Project Title
Gas Foil Bearing Prediction Tool, RotorSol, and Maxbrg
Contact: Michael Branagan


Dee Long2 (2) (Dee) Long Di
Ph.D. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2016
Research Area
Active magnetic bearings; Controls
Project Title
Adaptive Control of Flexible Rotor Supported by Magnetic Bearing
Contact: (Dee) Long Di


Saied_2014 (2) Saeid Dousti
Ph.D. (MAE) Expected Date: December 2014
Research Area
Fluid film bearing analysis; Rotordynamics
Project Title
Innertia Effects in Plain Journal Bearings, Floating Bush Bearings, and Squeeze Film Dampers
Contact: Saeid Dousti


Gen Fu 1014 Gen Fu
Ph.D. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2019
Research Area
CFD, FSI, Optimization
Project Title
TBD
Contact: Gen Fu


ali-gerami[1] Ali Gerami
Ph. D. (MAE) Expected Date: December 2014
Research Area
Active magnetic bearings; Controls
Project Title
Nonlinear Modeling and Control of Magnetic Bearings
Contact: Ali Gerami


Thomas Gresham 1014 Thomas Gresham
M.S. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2016
Research Area
CFD and optimization of annular seals
Project Title
Effect of Seal Design Variables on the Performance of an Annular Hole-Pattern Seal
Contact: Thomas Gresham


Day Griffin 1014 Day Griffin
M.S. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2016
Research Area
Rotordynamics
Project Title
Empirical study on the effect of circumferential scratches in fluid film journal bearings
Contact: Day Griffin


Han Hanxiang (Han) Jin
Ph.D. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2019
Research Area
CFD and Optimization
Project Title
TBD
Contact: Hanxiang (Han) Jin


Jason_Kaplan Jason Kaplan
Ph.D. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2015
Research Area
Geared Rotordynamics
Project Title
Non-linear Time -transient Rotordynamics of Geared Systems with Time-varying Mesh Stiffness and Backlash
Contact: Jason Kaplan


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Neal Morgan
Ph. D. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2016
Research Area
Seals
Project Title
Optimization and design of experiments to improve seal performance characteristics
Contact: Neal Morgan


Brad_NicholsBrad Nichols
Ph. D.( MAE) Expected Date: May 2015
Research Area
Tilting-pad bearings; system identification; Measurement of rotor/bearing systems
Project Title
Experimental Measurements of Damping Ratios in Tilting-pad Journal Bearings Under Starved Lubrication Conditions
Contact: Brad Nichols


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Benstone Schwartz
M.S. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2016
Research Area
Fluid-film bearings
Project Title
Fluid film bearing test rig
Contact: Benny Schwartz


Ben Thomas 1014Ben Thomas
Ph.D. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2017
Research Area
Centrifuges and dynamics of rotating flows
Project Title
TBD
Contact: Ben Thomas


Cori 1014
Cori Watson
Ph. D. (MAE) Expected Date: 2017
Research Area
Computational Fluid Dynamics
Project Title
Helical Seals
Contact: Cori Watson


2014-06-19 08.23.26 Brian Weaver
Ph. D. (CEE) Expected Date: December 2014
Research Area
Machine lubrication; FEA and CFD; Fluid properties and dynamics
Project Title
Gas-Expanded Lubricants for Increased Energy Efficiency and Control in Rotating Machinery
Contact: Brian Weaver


064 Zackary Whitlow
M.S. (MAE) Expected Date: December 2014
Research Area
Active magnetic bearings; Controls
Project Title
Modeling and Control of Non-laminated Thrust Magnetic Bearings
Contact: Zack Whitlow


UNDER GRADUATE STUDENTS

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Justin Hsu
B.S. Computer Science
Expected Date: May 2015
Contact: Justin Hsu


Chris Irion
Christi Irion
B.S. Computer Science Expected Date: December 2015
Contact: Chris Irion


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Scott Tepsuporn
B.S. Computer Engineering and Computer Science Expected Date: May 2015
Contact: Scott Tepsuporn