Nabil Chalhoub

Nabil Chalhoub

DeVlieg Professor and Chair, Mechanical Engineering

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Nabil Chalhoub

Biography

  • 2004 to present: Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dept., Wayne State University
  • 1994 to 2004: Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dept., Wayne State University
  • 1989 to 2004: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dept., Wayne State University
  • 1986 to 1989: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Dept., University of Nevada-Reno

Education

Courses Taught

  • ME/CE 2400 Statics & Mechanics of Materials
  • ME 4420 Analysis and Control of Dynamic Systems
  • ME 5400 Dynamics II
  • ME 7400 Advanced Dynamics
  • ME 6550 Modeling and Control of Dynamic Systems
  • ME 7550 Optimal Control
  • ME 7590 Nonlinear Control
  • ME 7990 Directed Study

Research Interests

Modeling and active control of flexible structures, robotics, solid-fluid interaction problems, internal combustion (IC) engines cycle simulations, IC engine dynamics and tribology, guidance and control of marine vessels, nonlinear robust controllers and observers, self-tuning fuzzy controllers.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD)
  • Pi Tau Sigma (Member)
  • Tau Beta Pi (Member)
  • Mortar Board - National College Senior Honor Society
  • Co-Chair of the International Conference on Advanced Research and Applications in Mechanical Engineering (ICARAME 11), Zouk Mosbeh, Lebanon, June 13-15, 2011.
  • Associate Editor for the ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, July, 2009 - present.
  • Associate Editor for the Journal of Vibration and Control, Sage Publications, April, 2004 - present.
  • Chaired the Modeling, Identification, and Intelligent Systems Technical Committee (MIIS TC), ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, 2008-2010.
  • Served on NSF Review Panels for the Dynamic Systems and Control Division.
  • Member of the International Program Committee for the IASTED International Conference on Robotics and Applications (RA 2009), Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 4-6, 2009.
  • Member of the Bylaw Sub-Committee for the Modeling, Identification, and Intelligent Systems Technical Committee (MIIS TC), ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division, 2007 to present.
  • Member of the Local Committee for the International Symposium on Vibro-Impact Dynamics of Ocean Systems and Related Problems, Troy, Michigan, October 2-3, 2008.
  • Chaired the College of Engineering Faculty Assembly Executive Committee, Wayne State University, 2002-2004.

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Faculty Service Award, 2008, College of Engineering, Wayne State University
  • Mike Darson Outstanding Teaching Faculty Award, Mech. Eng. Dept., Wayne State University 1994-1995
  • Career Development Chair Award, Wayne State University, 1997-1998