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Olgac, Nejat
Title: Professor
E-Mail: nejat.olgac@uconn.edu

Dr. Olgac joined the faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department in 1981. He received his Doctor of Science degree from Columbia University in 1976 and M.Sc. degree at the Technical Univ. of Istanbul, Turkey 1972 (summa-cum-laude), both in Mechanical Engineering. Prior to joining the department, he directed an industrial operation in radio, television, and home […]

Keywords: active vibration suppression, bio-engineering applications, Biomedical Related Applications, control of multi-body systems, Current, design for vibrating structures, dynamic systems, Dynamics, Sensing and Control, micro-controls, robust nonlinear controls, systems and controls, vibrations

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Tang, Jiong
Title: Professor and Director of Graduate Studies
E-Mail: jiong.tang@uconn.edu

Dr. Tang’s principal teaching and research interests are in the general area of dynamics and control.  He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Applied Mechanics from Fudan University, China, in 1989 and 1992, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 2001.  He was a lecturer in Department […]

Keywords: controls, Current, dynamics, Dynamics, Sensing and Control

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Zhang, Bi
Title: Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D., Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, 1988
E-Mail: bi.zhang@uconn.edu

Dr. Zhang joined the Department in 1992. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1985 and 1988, respectively. He was later with the Laboratory for Manufacturing Processes and Materials at Oklahoma State University. Dr. Zhang’s primary accomplishments lie in research on machining of advanced materials and design of critical […]

Keywords: Computational Shape Modeling,Design and Optimization, Current, dynamics of machining, Dynamics, Sensing and Control, maching process simulation, machining damage prediction, mechanics of machining, Micro and Nano-scale Systems, optimization, precision machine design and control

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Chen, Xu
Title: Assistant Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2013
E-Mail: xchen@uconn.edu

Dr. Xu Chen joined UConn in 2014. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley in 2010 and 2013, respectively, and his B.S. degree with honors from Tsinghua University in 2008. Dr. Chen’s research interests are theories and applications of dynamic systems, controls, and information fusion, with applications to additive […]

Keywords: advanced manufacturing, control system, control systems, controls, Current, Dynamics, Sensing and Control, mechatronics, Micro and Nano-scale Systems, precision engineering, robotics

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Chengyu Cao
Title: Associate Professor
Highest Degree: Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2004
E-Mail: chengyu.cao@uconn.edu

Dr. Chengyu Cao joined the Mechanical Engineering Department in 2008. Prior to that, he was a research scientist in the Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering at the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2004. He earned his B.S. degree in […]

Keywords: adaptive and unmanned systems, controls, Current, dynamics, Dynamics, Sensing and Control, mechatronics

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