BROCHURE
Francis Assadian  is a Professor,University of California,USA

Francis Assadian

Professor

Organizing Committee

USA

University of California

BIOGRAPHY

Francis Assadian is a Professor in system dynamics and control in the department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California, Davis. His expertise includes vehicle dynamics, active chassis development, alternative powertrain, energy optimization, and estimation and advanced control system design.

     He was previously head of the department of automotive engineering at Cranfield University in the UK. He has over 30 years of industry experience of which 17 years are in the automotive domain. He worked for companies such as Peugeot-Citroen in France, Ford of Europe in Germany, and Jaguar Land-Rover in the UK.
   He has published over 100 journal and conference papers, and technical reports. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of California and a Certified Engineer in the UK, and a Fellow of IMechE.

PUBLICATIONS

Book and Book Chapters
1- Assadian, F. and Mallon, K., “Robust Control: Youla Parameterization        Approach”, under preparation.
2- Walker, B., Mallon, K. and Assadian, F. “New Energy Management Concepts for Hybrid and Electric Powertrains: Considering the impact of Lithium Battery and Ultra Capacitor Aging” Energy Storage Devices, 2019.
3- Ganesh, M. and Assadian, F., “Powertrain Optimization” Modern Electric Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles, Third Edition, 2018.
4- Ganesh, M. and Assadian, F., “User Guide for Multi-Objective Optimization Toolbox” Modern Electric Hybrid Electric, and Fuel Cell Vehicles, Third Edition, 2018.
5- Hrovat, D., Tseng, E., Lu, J., Assadian, F., Borrelli, F. and Falcone, P., “Vehicle Controls”, The Control Handbook, Second Edition, CRC press, ISBN 978-1-4200-7361-4, 2011.
6- Fekriasl, S. and Assadian, F., “Fast Model Predictive Control and its Application to Energy Management of Hybrid Electric Vehicles” Model Predictive Control Handbook, Intec, ISBN 978-953-307-168-8, 2011.
Journals and Conferences
1- Liu, Z. and Assadian, F., “Vehicle Yaw Rate and Sideslip Estimation: A Platform for Comparative Analysis of SISO and MIMO Youla Controller Output Observer and Linear, and Nonlinear Kalman Filters” Journal of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, submitted for review, 2019.
2- Mallon, K. and Assadian, F., “Robustification and its Implication for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Management Strategies” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, submitted for review, 2019.
3- Velazquez, J., Assadian, F. and Kuang, M., “Vehicle Dynamic Control of eAWD Hybrid Electric Vehicle Using Tire Force Optimization & Allocation” Journal of Vehicle System Dynamics accepted, 2018.
4- Wang, J., Luo, Z., Wang, Y., Yang, B. and Assadian, F., “Coordination Control of Differential Drive Assist Steering and Vehicle Stability Control for Four-Wheel-Independent-Drive EV” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, accepted, 2018.
5- Velazquez, J., Assadian, F. and Kuang, M., “Vehicle Dynamic Control of eAWD Hybrid Electric Vehicle Using Slip Ratio Optimization & Allocation” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, accepted, 2018.
6- Filipozzi, L., Velenis, E. and Assadian, F., “Minimization of Steering Corruption during Front Axle Torque Vectoring” European Control Conference, June 12-15, Limassol, Cyprus, accepted, 2018.
7- Velazquez, J., Assadian, F. and Kuang, M., “Vehicle Velocity Estimation using Youla Control Output Observer” IEEE, American Control Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, accepted, 2018.
8- Assadian, F., Beckerman, A. and Velazquez, J., “Estimation Design Using Youla Parametrization with Automotive Applications” ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, accepted, 2018.
9-Velazquez, J. and Assadian, F., “Longitudinal Tire Force Estimation Using Youla Controller Output Observer”, 2017 IEEE Control System Letter, Vol 2, Issue 1, 2018.
10- Assadian, F., and Beckerman, A., “Modeling the Dynamic Characteristics of a Seated Human for Vehicle Ride Comfort Using Bond Graphs”, Proceedings of ICBGM’2018, International Conference on Bond Graph Modeling and Simulation, July 9-12, Bordeaux, France, 2018.
11- Velazquez, J. and Assadian, F., “Optimal Tire Force Control and Allocation for Longitudinal and Yaw Moment Control of HEV with eAWD Capabilities”, SAE 2017-01-1558, Int. J. Veh. Dyn., Stab., and NVH 1 (2), 2017.
12- Sun, T., Assadian, F., and Du, P., “An Integrated Mechanical/Control Design Approach to Optimization of an Electric Power Steering System under Objective Evaluation of Vehicle Handling and Stability”, International Journal of Vehicle Design, IJVD, Vol. 74, Issue 3, 2017.
13- Sun, W., Wang, J., Wang, Q., Assadian, F., Fu, B., and Zhang, H., “Energy Conservation Investigation During Cornering for a Rear-Wheel-Independent-Drive Electric Vehicle Through Torque Vectoring”, Sci. China Technol. Sci., 2017.
14- Mallon, K., Assadian, F. and Fu, B., “Analysis of On-Board Photovoltaics for a Battery Electric Bus and Their Impact on Battery Lifespan”, Energies, 2017.
15- Assadian, F., Abapo, G., and Beckerman, A., “Modeling of Selective Catalytic Reduction Injection System using Bond Graphs for Real Time Simulations”, Proceedings of ICBGM’2016, International Conference on Bond Graph Modeling and Simulation, July 24-27, Montreal, Canada, 2016.
16- Beckerman, A. and Assadian, F., “Modeling Ground Vehicles with Active Suspension Kinematics using Bond Graphs”, Proceedings of ICBGM’2016, International Conference on Bond Graph Modeling and Simulation, July 24-27, Montreal, Canada, 2016.
17-Velazquez, J., Assadian, F. and Kuang, M., “Optimal Longitudinal Slip Ratio Allocation & Control of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle with eAWD Capabilities”, Proceedings of the ASME 2016 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, MN, USA, 2016.
18- Beckerman, A. and Assadian, F., “Generalized template for suspension dynamic modeling with the use of bond graphs”, ANSS’16 Proceedings of the 49th Annual Simulation Symposium, No.10, San Diego, CA, 2016.
19- Assadian, F., Mallon, K., and Fu, B., “The Impact of Vehicle-Integrated Photovoltaics on Heavy-Duty Electric Vehicle Battery Cost and Lifespan”, SAE Technical Paper 2016-01-1289, 2016.
20-Velazquez, J. and Assadian, F., “A Robust Stability Control System for a Hybrid Electric Vehicle Equipped with Electric Rear Axle Drive” SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars-Mechanical Systems, Vol.9, No. 2, 924-934, 2016.
21- Loyola, J. and Assadian, F., “An Investigation Into New ABS Control Strategies”, SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars- Mechanical Systems, Vol. 9, No. 2, 869-876, 2016.
22-Othaganont, p., Assadian, F. and Auger, D., “Multi-objective optimization for battery electric vehicle powertrain topologies”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 2016
23- Soltani, A.M. and Assadian, F., “A Hardware-in-the-Loop Facility for Integrated Vehicle Dynamics Control System Design and Validation”, 7th IFAC Symposium on Mechatronic Systems, September 5-8, Loughborough, UK, 2016.
24- Soltani, A.M. and Assadian, F., “New Slip Control System Considering Actuator Dynamics”, SAE International Journal of Passenger Cars – Mechanical Systems, Vol. 8, No. 2, 512-520, 2015.

25- Tavernini, D., Velenis, F. and Assadian, F., “Active brake force distribution for pitch minimization”, IAVSD International Symposium on Dynamics of vehicles on Roads and Tracks, Graz, Austria, August 2015.
26-Tremlett, A.J., Massaro, M., Purdy, D.J., Velenis, E., Assadian, F., Moore, A.P. and Halley, M., “Optimal Control of Motorsport Differentials”, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 53, No. 12, 2015.
27- Tremlett, A.J., Assadian, F., Purdy, D.J., Vaughan, N., Moore, A.P., and Halley, M.,”Quasi-steady-state linearization of the racing vehicle acceleration envelope: a limited slip differential example”, Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 52, No. 11, 2014.
28- Othaganont, p., Assadian, F. and Auger, D., “Sensitivity Analyses for Cross-Coupled Parameters in Automotive Powertrain Optimization”, Energies, 2014.
29-Mohan, G., Assadian, F. and Longo, S., “Comparative analysis of forward-facing models vs. backward-facing models in powertrain component sizing”, HEVC 2013, 4th Hybrid and Electric Vehicles Conference, 6-7 November 2013, London, UK.
30-Longo, S., Mohan, G., Papazoglou, A., Auger, D. and Assadian, F., “Computational aspects of battery-management systems”, 8th conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, September 22-27, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2013.
31-Auger, D., Mohan, G., Longo, S., and Assadian, F., “The impact of battery ageing on an EV powertrain optimization”, 8th conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, September 22-27, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2013.
32- Othaganont, p., Assadian, F. and Marco, J., “Battery Electric vehicle powertrain Simulation to Optimize Range and Performance”, Powertrain Modeling Conference, University of Bradford, 2012.
33- Assadian, F., Fekri, S. and Lavalette, S., “Vehicle yaw rate estimation based on lateral acceleration measurements-Nonlinear Kalman filtering approaches”, Powertrain Modeling Conference, University of Bradford, 2012.
34-Mohan, G., Assadian, F. and Marco, J., “Influence of Cost Function on EV Powertrain Sizing”, Powertrain Modeling Conference, University of Bradford, 2012.
35- Shankar, R., Marco, J. and Assadian, F., “The Novel Application of Optimization and Charge Blended Energy Management Control for Component Downsizing within a Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle”, Energies. 2012; 5(12): 4892-4923.
36- Tremlett, T., Assadian, F., Purdy, D., Vaughan, N. and Moore, A., “The Control Authority of Single and Multiple Source Torque Vectoring Devices”, FISITA, World Automotive Congress, Beijing, China, November 2012.
37- Antaloae, C., Marco, J. and Assadian, F., “A novel method for the parameterization of a Li-ion cell model for EV/HEV control applications”, IEEE Transactions of Vehicular Technology, 2012.
38- Tremlett, T., Purdy, D., Vaughan, N., Assadian, F. and Moore, A., “The Influence of Torque and Speed Sensitive Differential Characteristics During On-Limit Manoevres”, FISITA, World Automotive Congress, Beijing, China, November 2012.
39- Shankar, R., Marco, J. and Assadian, F., “Design of an Optimized Charge-Blended Energy Management Strategy for a Plugin
Hybrid Vehicle”, CD Proc. of UKACC, International Conference on Control, 2012, Cardiff, UK, 2012.
40- Fekri, S. and Assadian, F., “The Role and Use of Robust Multivariable Control in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Mangement _ Part I: An Overview”, 2012 IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control, Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 2012.
41- Fekri, S. and Assadian, F., “The Role and Use of Robust Multivariable Control in Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Mangement _ Part II: Synthesis”, 2012 IEEE Multi-conference on Systems and Control, Dubrovnik, Croatia, October 2012.
42- Assadian, F., Fekri S. and Hancock, M., “Hybrid electric vehicles challenges: Strategies for engine speed control”, 2012 IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference, Greenville, South Carolina, 2012.
43- Shankar, R., Marco, J. and Assadian, F., “A methodology to determine drivetrain efficiency based on external environment”, 2012 IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference, Greenville, South Carolina, 2012.
44- Assadian, F. and Fekri, S., “Design and Development of Multivariable Robust Control for Energy Management of Hybrid Electric Vehicles”, International Journal of Vehicle Design, IJVD, 2012.
45- Dentzer, J., Ganesh, M. and Assadian, F., “Electric Active Roll Control (EARC)”, International Journal of Vehicle Design, IJVD, 2012.
46- Ivanovic, V., Herold, Z., Deur, J., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “A Control Oriented Model of Electromechanically Actuated Active Differential Wet Clutch”, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D, Journal of Automobile Engineering, 2012.
47- Deur, J., Ivanovic, F., Assadian, F., Kuang, M., Tseng, E. H. and Hrovat, D., “Bond Graph Modeling of Automotive Transmissions and Drivelines”, Proc. Of 7th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modeling (MATHMOD), Vienna, Austria, 2012.
48- Kasac, J., Deur, J., Novakovic, B., Kolmanovsky, I. and Assadian, F., “A Conjugate Gradient-Based BPTT-like Optimal Control Algorithm with Vehicle Dynamics Control Application”, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 1587-1597, 2011.
49- Deur, J., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “Design and Comparative Study of Yaw Rate Control Systems with Various Actuators”, 2011 SAE congress, Detroit, MI, 2011.
50-Assadian, F., “Mechatronics and its Role in the Automotive Domain”, CD Proc. of UKACC, International Conference on Control, 2010, Coventry, UK, 2010.
51-Deur, J., Assadian, F. and Hancock, M., “Parameter Opimization of PID Class of Yaw Rate Controllers”, CD Proc. of UKACC, International Conference on Control, 2010, Coventry, UK, 2010.
52-Assadian, F. and Hancock, M., “Development of a Control Algorithm for an Active Limited Slip Differential”, CD Proc. of AVEC10, the 10th International Symposium on Advanced Vehicle Control, Loughborough, UK, 2010.
53- Deur, J., Ivanovic, V., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “Modeling and Analysis of Active Differential Dynamics”, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 132, No. 6, pp. 061501/1-13, 2010.
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54- Deur, J., Libl, D., Herold, Z., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “Design and Experimental Characterization of a Magnetorheological Fluid Clutch”, SAE Paper No. 2009-01-0142.
55- Ivanovic, V., Deur, J., Herold, Z., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “Experimental Characterization of a Wet Clutch Friction Behaviors Including Thermal Dynamics”, SAE International Journal of Engines, Vol. 2, No. 1 pp. 1211-1220, 2009.
56- Ivanovic, V., Deur, J., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “A Closed-Loop Strategy of Active Differential Clutch Control”, ASME Dynamics Systems and Control Conference (2009 DSCC), Hollywood, CA 2009.
57- Ivanovic, V., Deur, J., Herold, Z., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “Experimental Setups for Active Limited Slip Differential Dynamics Research”, SAE Paper No. 2008-01-0302.
58- Deur, J., Ivanovic, V., Petric, J., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “A Control-oriented Model of Hydrostatic Transmission with Application on Torque Vectoring Differential Modeling” 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Boston, MI, Oct/Nov 2008.
59- Deur, J., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “Modeling of Active Differentials Dynamics” 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Boston, MI, Oct/Nov 2008.
60- Ivanovic, V., Deur, J., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “Modeling and Experimental Validation of Active Limited Slip Differentials Clutch Dynamics” 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE), Boston, MI, Oct/Nov 2008.
61- Deur, J., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “Modeling and Analysis of Active Differential Kinematics” 2008 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, October 2008.
62- Lhomme, W., Hancok, M., Cieslar, D. and Assadian, F., “Multi-Model of a Hybrid Electric Vehicle’s Four-Wheel Drive System with Automatically Engaging Clutch” IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC), Harbin, China, September 3-5, 2008.
63- Kasac, J., Deur, J., Novakovic, B., Hancock, M. and Assadian, F., “Optimization of Global Chassis Control Variables,” Proceedings of 17th IFAC World Congress, July 6-11, 2008, Seoul, Korea.
64- Dextreit C., Assadian, F., Kolmanovsky, I., Mahtani, J. and Burnham, K., “Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Management Using Game Theory,” SAE Paper No. 08PFL-254
65- Deur, J., Assadian, F. and Hancock, M., “A Linearized Vehicle Dynamics Model for Global Chassis Control” Proceedings of IMECE2007, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November, 11-15, 2007, Seattle, WA.
66- Dextreit C. and Assadian, F., “EV mode operating parameters for the Land Rover Land-e concept” International Journal of Vehicle Systems Modeling and Testing, Special Issue, Modeling and Testing of Alternative Vehicular Propulsion, 2007.
67- Dextreit C., Assadian, F., Kolmanovsky, I., Burnham, K. and Mahtani, J., “Approaches to Optimization of Energy Management of Hybrid Electric Vehicle” XVI International Conference on Systems Science, September 4-6, 2007, Wroclaw, Poland.
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68- Hancock M. and Assadian, F., “Impact of Regenerative Braking on Vehicle Stability” Proceedings of WMG Hybrid Conference 2006, University of Warwick, December 12-13, 2006, Warwick, United Kingdom.
69- Ramsbottm M. and Assadian, F., “Use of Approximate Dynamic Programming for the Control of a Mild Hybrid” Proceedings of WMG Hybrid Conference 2006, University of Warwick, December 12-13, 2006, Warwick, United Kingdom.
70-Assadian, F. and Williams, R. A., “Steering Stability Control Strategy” Proceedings of ICSE 2006, 19th International Conference in Systems Engineering, September 5-7, 2006, Coventry, United Kingdom.
71- Dextreit, C., Hannis, G., Burnham, KJ., and Assadian, F., “Power Management Techniques for Hybrid Electrical Vehicles” Proceedings of ICSE 2006, 19th International Conference in Systems Engineering, September 5-7, 2006, Coventry, United Kingdom.
72- Assadian, F. and Aneke, E. “Two Distinct Methods for Integration of Active Differential and Active Roll Control”, International Journal of Vehicle Design, Vol. 42, No.3, pp. 348-369, April 2006.
73- Assadian, F. and Hancock, M. “A Comparison of Yaw Stability Control Strategies for the Active Differential” Proceedings of ISIE 2005, IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, June 20-23, 2005, Dubrovnik, Croatia.
74- Nouillant, C., Assadian, F., Moreau, X. and Oustaloup, A., “A Cooperative Control for Car Suspension and Brake Systems,” International Journal of Automotive Technology, Vol. 3, No.4, pp. 147- 155, December 2002.
75- Nouillant, C., Assadian, F., Moreau, X. and Oustaloup, A., “Feedforward and Crone Feedback Control Methods for Automobile ABS,” Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol. 38, pp. 293-3 15, October 2002.
76- Nouillant, C., Jampi, D., Assadian, F., Moreau, X. and Oustaloup, A., “Sûretéde foncionnement de la command hybride d’un ABS,” Proceedings of CIFA’2002, International French Conference on Automatic Control, July 8-10, Nantes, France.
77- Assadian, F., “A Comparative Study of Optimal Linear Controllers for Vibration Suppression,” Journal of the Franklin Institute, Vol. 339/1, pp. 103-116, May 2002.
78- Assadian, F., “Mixed Hinf and Fuzzy Logic Controllers forPerformance Enhancement of the Automobile ABS,” SAE Paper No. 2001-01-0594.
79- Assadian, F. and Margolis, D. L., “Modeling of a V-Belt CVT using Bond Graphs,” Proceedings of 3rd at IFAC Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control, March 28–30, 2001, Karlsruhe, Germany.
80- Nouillant, C., Assadian, F., Moreau, X. and Oustaloup, A., “Hybrid Control Architecture for Automobile ABS,” Proceeding of ROMAN’2001, International Conference on Robotic and Man-Machine, September 20-21, 2001, Paris, France.
81- Assadian, F., Won J. S. and Langari, R., “Global Chassis Control with a Two-Wheel Automobile,” Proceedings of ICBGM’2001, 5th International Conference on Bond Graph Modeling and Simulation, January 7-11, 2001, Phoenix, Arizona.
82- Assadian, F., “Static Output Feedback, An Approach to Compare Optimal Linear Controllers,” Proceedings of 4th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Components and Instruments for Control Application (SICICA 2000), September 13-15, 2000, Buenos Aires.
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83- Margolis, D. L. and Assadian, F., “A Bond Graph Acoustic Model for an Aircraft from Finite Element Generated Modes,” Proceedings of ICBGM’97, 3rd International Conference on Bond Graph Modeling and Simulation, January 12-15, 1997, Phoenix, Arizona.
Technical Reports
1- Hannis, G. and Assadian, F., “Assessment of Control Opportunities for B-ISG Prototype Controller” Jaguar Land Rover, 2008.
2- Dextreit, C. and Assadian, F., “Deterministic Dynamic Programming for Hybrid Electric Vehicle Energy Management” Jaguar Land Rover, 2007.
3- Assadian, F., “Steering Stability Controller Master Control Strategy” Jaguar Land Rover, 2006.
4- Assadian, F. and Hancock, M., “RWD E-Diff Master Control Strategy” Jaguar Land Rover, 2005.
5- Assadian, F., “Decoupling Control Methods for a Combination of Steering and Braking Systems” Ford Research Report, SRR-2004- 0020.
6- Assadian, F., “Active Control of an Automobile Suspension, An Energetic Approach,” Ford Research Report, SRR-2004-0019.
7-Assadian, F., Lakehal-Ayat, M., Schmitz, P., and Hancock, M.,“IVDCII, An Integrated Approach of Vehicle Dual-Channel Active Roll Control and Controlled Differentail,” Ford Research Report, SRR-2004-0 174.
8- Assadian, F., Lakehal-Ayat, M., Schmitz, P., and Hancock, M.,“IVDCII, Extended Bicycle Model for the Control of Dual- Channel Active Roll Control and Controlled Differentail,” Ford Research Report, SRR-2004-0173.
9- Arndt, C., Assadian, F., Lakehal-Ayat, M., and Karidas, J., “IVDCII, Vehicle State Estimator for Dual-Channel Active Roll Control and Controlled Differentail,” Ford Research Report, SRR-2004-0 175.
10- Gharani, A., Assadian, F., Lakehal-Ayat, M., and Ramsbottom, M., “IVDCII, Development of a Driver Evaluator as Target Generator for Active Yaw Control,” Ford Research Report, SRR-2004-0 199.
11- Assadian, F. and Fouquet, N., “Modélisation dynamique d’un compresseur centrifuge par la méthode Bond Graph,” PSA, Peugeot- Citroen, 2001.
12- Assadian, F. and Allix, F., “Les effets de l'hybridation et des stratégies de gestion énergétique sur le rendement d'un véhicule fonctionnant avec une pile à combustible,” PSA, Peugeot-Citroen, 2001.
13- Assadian, F. and Allix, F., “Gestion de l'énergie d'un véhicule hybride à pile à combustible,” PSA, Peugeot-Citroen, 2001.
14- Assadian, F., “A Physical Model of a Fuel Cell with the use of Bond Graphs,” PSA, Peugeot-Citroen, 2001.
15- Assadian, F., “A Semi-Optimal On-line Control Strategy for the Energy Optimization of a Hybrid Fuel Cell Vehicle,” PSA, Peugeot- Citroen, 2000.
16- Assadian, F., “Power and Hinf Controllers, two Distinct Control Methodologies for an Automobile ABS,” PSA, Peugeot-Citroen, 1999.
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17- Assadian, F. and Margolis, D. L., “Modeling the Dynamic Characteristics of a Seated Human for Vehicle Ride Comfort using Bond Graphs,” PSA, Peugeot-Citroen, 1998.
18- Margolis, D. L. and Assadian, F., “Modeling of Drivetrain Dynamics using Bond Graphs,” PSA, Peugeot-Citroen, 1998.
19- Assadian, F. and Margolis, D.L., “Active Control of Uncertain Systems “An Overview,” Lord Corporation CRD-41-98, 1998.
20- Assadian, F. and Margolis, D.L., “Application of Hinf Control to a Lightly Damped Plant with an Uncertain Time Delay,” Lord Corporation CRD-25-96, 1996.

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering
(Physical System Modeling and Controls)
1997 University of California, Davis
M.S., Electrical Engineering,
(Signal Processing and Computer Hardware Design)
1991 California State University, Sacramento
B.S., Mechanical Engineering,
1982 Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

RESEARCH INTEREST

Technical management, team building and managing, business negotiation and contracting, project definition, proposal and business plan development, project dissemination.

     Optimization, and control, hybrid and advanced powertrains, mechatronics, renewable energy, energy optimization, vehicle electronic and electrical architecture, vehicle integration, mathematical modeling and simulation of dynamic engineering systems, vehicle dynamics, six-sigma, and building energy analysis.

HONORS AND AWARDS

Ford -Technical Achievement Award Nomination “ Yaw Stability and Traction Control Using an Electronically Controlled Limited Slip Rear Axle Differential”, 2008
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 2003 to 2014
Faculty Leadership Academy 2018