Dynamic Systems and Control Associated Faculty

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S. N. Balakrishnan
Curators' Distinguished Professor
271 Toomey Hall
bala@mst.edu
573-341-4675 

Guidance, stability, control and estimation, pattern recognition, stochastic processes, optimization, neural network applications to control, numerical methods and design.
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Douglas Bristow
Assistant Professor
292C Toomey Hall
dbristow@mst.edu
573-341-6559 

Dynamic modeling and control of micro- and nano-positioning systems, atomic force microscopes and additive manufacturing systems; volumetric error compensation; iterative learning control, multi-dimensional control, and signal processing.
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Kyle DeMars
Assistant Professor
337 Toomey Hall
demarsk@mst.edu
573-341-4884 

Stochastic estimation and control theory; information theory; nonlinear uncertainty propagation and rectification; autonomous guidance, navigation, and control of aerospace vehicles; orbit determination, data association, conjunction assessment, and collision avoidance; attitude dynamics, determination, and control; autonomous sensor management; high-fidelity dynamical and observational modeling.
Dr. K. Krishnamurthy K. Krishnamurthy
Professor
290 D Toomey Hall
kkrishna@mst.edu
573-341-4495
System dynamics, control, robotics, and neurotechnologies
     
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Assistant Teaching Professor
129 Toomey Hall
nkwtb@mst.edu
573-341-7215  
Nonlinear Dynamics and Vibrations, study of deterministic and random dynamical systems, model order reduction, theoretical modeling and numerical computation and structural dynamics.
 Landers thumbnail Robert G. Landers
Professor/Associate Chair for Graduate Affairs
194C Toomey Hall
landersr@mst.edu
573-341-4586 
Manufacturing, systems, and control; modeling, analysis, monitoring, and control of manufacturing processes; metal cutting; laser metal deposition; freeze extrusion fabrication; friction stir processing; electro–hydraulics; control of tribologicial systems; and digital control applications. 
 Mac Sithigh thumbnail Gearoid Mac Sithigh
Associate Professor
182 Toomey Hall
macsithi@mst.edu
573-341-4597 
Finite elasticity, viscoelasticity, liquid crystal hydrodynamics, solid and continuum mechanics.
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Associate Professor
331 Toomey Hall
pernicka@mst.edu
573-341-6749 

Astrodynamics, orbital mechanics, spacecraft design, spacecraft mission design, satellite attitude dynamics, nonlinear analysis, dynamics and control, optimization.

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Associate Professor
282 Toomey Hall
stutts@mst.edu
573-341-4084 
Dynamics, vibrations, modeling and development of piezoactuators and transducers-mechatronics, mechanics of bone, design of orthopedic implants, structural dynamics, optimal design and acoustics.
 Yucelen thumbnail Tansel Yucelen
Assistant Professor
131 Toomey Hall
yucelen@mst.edu
573-341-7702 
Robust and adaptive control of safety-critical systems; resilient autonomous vehicles and robotics; distributed estimation and control of large-scale systems; collective motion and networked multiagent systems; biologically-inspired control and learning; smart modular systems.