Center for Automation Technologies and Systems (CATS)

Luigi Vanfretti

Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
electric power engineering
power systems
system identification
synchrophasor measurement technology and applications
modeling and simulation of physical and cyber-physical systems
physical and cyber-physical systems stability and control
real-time hardware-in-the-loop simulation
smart grid

Joe H. Chow

Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering
Web simulator
Voltage stability analysis
Voltage and power dispatch
Sensitivity analysis
Rated-capacity operation
Loadflow models
FACTS controllers
Dynamic models
Dispatch strategies
Damping control
Converter based
Computational tools

Johnson Samuel

Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Micro-manufacturing Processes: Micro-milling/drilling, Micro-EDM and Micro-ECM
Biomedical manufacturing: Patient-specific bone surgery, Carie removal, surgeon training
Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing): Fiber-reinforced soft composites, Surgeon training phantoms
Electrospinning: Multi-material fibers, yarns, coatings and textiles
Engineering education

Theodorian Borca-Tasciuc

Professor and Associate Department Head for Graduate Affairs
Mechanical Aerospace and Nuclear Engineering
Thermal and Thermoelectric Metrology
Solid-State Thermoelectric Energy Conversion
Interface and Composite Materials Conductance
Heat Conduction Fundamentals
Advanced Manufacturing of Thermoelectric Devices
Solid-State Heat Pump Systems
Solid-State Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting Systems
Thermal Energy Storage Composites and Systems