MECHATRONICS & INSTRUMENTATION
Research Interests: modeling & analysis of machining processes, design & computer control of machine tool spindle & feed drives, mechanics, dynamics & control of micro-machining operations, design of virtual high performance machining simulation system, on line detection & suppression of chatter
Research Interests: fabrication and packaging of micro-electro-mechanical systems for biological applications.
Research Interests: manufacturing processes for advanced materials, vibration assisted machining, machining mechanics & dynamics, material characterization, surface integrity
Research Interests: microfluidics, instrumentation, cell sorting, cell biomechanics, circulating tumor cells, malaria and red blood cell deformability, single cell technologies, cell migration and chemotaxis
Research Interests: Control Engineering: multiple robust control, parameter variation identification, nevanlinna-pick interpolation approach to robust control, machine tool servo control, wind turbine control, automotive engine control, hard disk drive track-following control, robust chatter stability analysis, magnetically actuated microlens control
Research Interests: Development of novel mechatronic systems via synergetic integration of electromechanics, machine design, control, and instrumentation. Areas of interest: magnetic levitation, bearingless motors, precision machines and instruments, electric machines and drives, medical devices, and robotics.
Robert N. Rohling
Research Interests: biomedical engineering, medical imaging, medical information systems, robotics
Clarence W. de Silva
Research Interests: multi-robot systems and applications including Homecare, process automation, mechatronics; integrated and automated design, control sensors and actuators, automated machine monitoring, diagnosis, and repair, telemedicine, environmental monitoring
Research Interests: microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), microflow phenomena, sensor technology, integrated microsystems for biomedical applications and for environmental control