Dynamics, Control, Design, and Manufacturing (DCDM)

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Faculty in the dynamics, control, design, and manufacturing group: Drs. Keith Bowman, Ankit Goel, Soobum Lee, Karl Steiner, Paris Von Lockette, TseHuai Wu, and Weidong Zhu

Dynamics and Control focus areas include dynamics and vibrations of mechanical systems, multibody system dynamics, vibrations of continuous systems, nonlinear dynamics, cable dynamics, dynamics of tensegrity structures, modal testing, model updating, structural damage detection, renewable energy, energy harvesting, metamaterials and wave propagation, vibration measurement using scanning laser vibrometry and digital image correlation, compliant mechanisms, kinematics, control systems, linear and nonlinear control, adaptive and learning control, mechatronics, system identification, robotics, autonomous systems, electro-mechanical systems.

Design and Manufacturing focus areas include computer-aided-design, additive manufacturing, design for manufacturing, multi-scale and multi-physics modeling, design optimization, product design and development, medical device design and manufacturing, traditional and non-traditional manufacturing processes, manufacturing processes in dental and medical practices, computer-aided digital manufacturing, manufacturing systems, and production systems.