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Diane Peters

Research Interests

Mechatronics

Control Systems

Dynamic Systems

Combined Design & Control

 

Education

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN 1993

M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 2000

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2010

Post Doctoral Research Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2010-2011

 

Experience

Assistant Professor, Kettering University, Flint, MI, 2013-present

Senior Control Systems Engineer, LMS International, Troy, MI, 2011-2013

Lecturer, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI, 2010-2011

Project Engineer, Western Printing Machinery, Schiller Park, IL, 1999-2006

Instructor, Oakton Community College, Skokie, IL, 2002-2006

 

Selected Publications

Mosyjowski, E., Daly, S. R., Peters, D. L., Skerlos, S., & Baker, A. B. (2014). The PhD Advising Relationship: Needs of Returning and Direct-Pathway Students. Indianapolis, IN: American Society for Engineering Education

Mosyjowski, E., Daly, S. R., Peters, D. L., & Skerlos, S. (2013). Designing a Survey Instrument for a National Study of Traditional and Returning Engineering Graduate Students. Atlanta, GA: American Society for Engineering Education.

Peters, D. L., & Daly, S. R. (2013). Returning to Graduate School: Expectations of Success, Values of the Degree, and Managing the Costs. Journal of Engineering Education, 102(2), 244-268.

Peters, D. L. & Daly, S. R. (2012) Why Do Professionals Return to School For Graduate Degrees? San Antonio, TX: American Society for Engineering Education

Peters, D. L., & Daly, S. (2011). The challenge of returning: Transitioning from an engineering career to graduate school. Vancouver, BC: American Society for Engineering Education

Peters, D. L., Papalambros, P. Y., & Ulsoy, A. G. (2013) Sequential Co-Design of an Artifact and Its Controller Via Control Proxy Functions. Mechatronics, 23(4) 409-418, ISSN 0957-4158

Ersal, T., Ahn, C., Peters, D. L., Whitefoot, J., Mechtenberg, A. R., Hiskens, I.A., Peng, H., Stefanopoulou, A., Papalambros, P. Y., & Stein, J.L. (2013) Coupling between Component Sizing and Regulation Capability in Microgrids. IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, 4(3), 1576 – 1585.

Peters, D. L., Papalambros, P. Y., & Ulsoy, A. G. (2011). Control Proxy Functions for Sequential Design and Control Optimization. Journal of Mechanical Design, 133(9).

McGraw, G., Peters, D. L., & Forrest, S. R. (2011). Organic Vapor Jet Printing at Micrometer Resolution Using Microfluidic Nozzle Arrays. Applied Physics Letters 98.

Frischknecht, B. D., Peters, D. L., & Papalambros, P. Y. (2011). Pareto Set Analysis: Local Measures of Objective Coupling in Multi-objective Design Optimization. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 43(5). 

Alyaqout, S. F., Peters, D. L., Papalambros, P. Y., & Ulsoy, A. G. (2011). Generalized Coupling Management in Complex Engineering Systems Optimization. Journal of Mechanical Design, 133(9).

Mechtenberg, A. R. & Peters, D. L. (2012). Control of a 36 Mode Hybrid with Drive Option Selection – Incorporating Urban, Suburban, and Highway Driving. Orlando, FL: ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference.

Peters, D. L., Mechtenberg, A. R., Whitefoot, J. W., & Papalambros, P. Y. (2011). Model Predictive Control of a Microgrid with Plug-in Vehicles: Error Modeling and the Role of Prediction Horizon. Arlington, VA: ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference.

Whitefoot, J. W., Mechtenberg, A. R., Peters, D. L. & Papalambros, P. Y. (2011). Optimal Component Sizing and Forward-Looking Dispatch of an Electric Microgrid for Energy Storage Planning. Washington, DC: ASME Design Engineering Technical Conference.

Peters, D. L., Papalambros, P. Y., & Ulsoy, A. G. (2010). Relationship Between Coupling and the Controllability Grammian in Co-Design Problems. Baltimore, MD: American Control Conference.

Peters, D. L., Kurabayashi, K., Papalambros, P. Y., & Ulsoy, A. G. (2008). Co-Design of a MEMS Actuator and its Controller Using Frequency Constraints. Ann Arbor, MI: ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference.

 

Contact Information

Email: dpeters@kettering.edu

Phone: (810) 762-7916

Office: 2-127 MC