Category Archive: Automotive Engineering Design

Javad Baqersad

Research Interests

Analytical and experimental modal analysis with structural dynamics applications

Computer-aided design and engineering

Finite element analysis and model updating

Automobile body structure design and crash analysis

Measurement techniques with a focus on non-contact methods

Health monitoring of structures

Dynamics of rotating machinery

Vehicle powertrain  simulation

 

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, …

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Arnaldo Mazzei

Research Interests

Automotive

Vibrations

 

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1998

M. Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1991

B. Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1987

 

Experience

Professor-Mechanical Engineering,  Kettering University,  Flint,  MI  1999 – present

Research Associate – Mechanical Engineering,  University of Michigan,  …

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Raghu Echempati

Research Interests

Mechanical Engineering Design, Mechanisms Design

Fatigue Design

Automotive Body Design and Engineering

Vehicle Dynamics and Chassis System Design

Mechanical Vibrations

Metal Forming Process Simulation

Applied Design of Experiments (DOE)

Finite Element Analysis

 

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Andhra University (India), 1970

Master of Technology (Machine Design and Vibrations), Indian Institute of Technology, 1972

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Craig J. Hoff

Research Interests

Automotive Powertrain Systems – Conventional Vehicles

Automotive Powertrain Systems – Hybrid Electric Vehicles

Alternative Fuels

Development of In-Vehicle Data Acquistition Systems

Automotive Crash Safety

Sustainable Energy Systems

Modeling of Thermal/Mechanical Systems

 

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1992

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 1981

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