2416C Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering:
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2005
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan, 1999
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan, 1997
Special Fields of Knowledge:
Computational dynamics of multibody systems, vehicle dynamics, wheel/rail contact, tire/road interaction, mechanical vibration, finite element method.
Present Research Interests:
Flexible multibody dynamics, railroad vehicle dynamics, dynamics of tire, vehicle/turnout interaction, wind energy drivetrain modeling and simulation.
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships:
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Society of Automotive Engineers