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Dr. Zeki Ilhan

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Title
Assistant Professor
Department
Engineering
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Room
219E
Institution Degree Graduation Date
Lehigh University Ph.D. 2016
Middle East Technical University B.S. 2010
Employer Position Start Date End Date
United States Coast Guard Academy Mechanical Engineering Lecturer 01/23/2017 05/20/2017

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Control-oriented modeling, system identification, optimal, nonlinear and distributed-parameter system control with emphasis on control of plasma profiles in nuclear fusion and mechanisms-controls design integration.

 

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Z.O. Ilhan, Mark D. Boyer, and E. Schuster, TRANSP-based closed-loop simulations of current profile optimal regulation in NSTX-Upgrade, Fusion Engineering and Design, vol. 146, part A, pp. 555-558, (2019).

Z.O. Ilhan, J.E. Barton, E. Schuster, D.A. Gates, S.P. Gerhardt, and J.E, Menard, Physics-based control-oriented modeling of the current density profile evolution in NSTX-Upgrade, Fusion Engineering and Design, vol. 123, pp. 564-568, (2017).

Z.O. Ilhan, Q. Wang, J. Barry, D. Huxley-Cohen, H. Wang, E. Schuster et al, Extremum-seeking-based fluctuation mitigation and azimuthal velocity profile regulation by ExB actuation in HELCAT, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 458-468, March 2014.

Z.O. Ilhan, D. Huxley-Cohen, H. Wang, E. Schuster, M Gilmore, and A. Ware, Optimal control of the plasma azimuthal velocity profile by feedback ExB actuation in HELCAT, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 469-476, March 2014.

 

REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Z.O. Ilhan & Chew, M. Nonlinear Control Design for a Gravity Compensation Mechanism for Human Lower Limb RehabilitationProceedings of the ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and ExpositionVolume 7A: Dynamics, Vibration, and Control. Virtual, Online. November 16-19, 2020. V07AT07A020. ASME.

Z.O. Ilhan, Loveland, W, & Baker, J. Design of a Simple Experimental Setup for P-I-D Control TestingProceedings of the ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and ExpositionVolume 9: Engineering Education. Virtual, Online. November 16-19, 2020. V009T09A007. ASME.

Z.O. Ilhan, Ok, JT, Eakins, B, Masters, C, Thompson, K, & Vital, T. Design and Implementation of a Pulley-Based Movable LED System for Optimal Plant GrowthProceedings of the ASME 2020 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and ExpositionVolume 5: Biomedical and Biotechnology. Virtual, Online. November 16-19, 2020. V005T05A020. ASME.

Z.O. Ilhan, W.P. Wehner, and E. Schuster, Model Predictive Control with Integral Action for the Rotational Transform Profile Tracking in NSTX-U, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Control Applications, (Buenos Aires, Argentina), 2016, pp. 623-628.

Z.O. Ilhan, W. Wehner, J. Barton, E. Schuster et al, First-Principles-Driven Model-Based Optimal Control of the Current Profile in NSTX-U, Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Control Applications, (Sydney, Australia), 2015, pp. 1303-1308. 

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Z.O. Ilhan, D. Huxley-Cohen, H. Wang, E. Schuster et al, Optimal Closed-Loop Control of the Azimuthal Velocity Profile by ExB Actuation in HELCAT, 25th Symposium on Fusion Engineering, (San Francisco, California, USA), June 10-14, 2013.

Z.O. Ilhan J. Barry, H. Wang, E. Schuster, M. Gilmore, and A. Ware, Fluctuation Mitigation and Azimuthal Velocity Profile Regulation by Extremum Seeking in HELCAT, 25th Symposium on Fusion Engineering, (San Francisco, California, USA), June 10-14, 2013.

 

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

Z.O. Ilhan, N. Inge, G. Junkere, T. Green, and C. Simeon, "Design and Control of a Gravity Compensation Mechanism for Human Lower Limb Rehabilitation", 2021 Oklahoma State University (OSU) International Mechatronics Conference and Workshops, Virtual, Online. September 27 - October 1, 2021

Stuart, R., Gillis, J., Hardee, T., Park, C., Palmore, C., Z.O. Ilhan, Schaffner, B., and Arbuckle, J. "Design of a Rotating Assembly Fixture for Power Take-Off Units", 2020 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2020-24089, Virtual, Online. November 16-19, 2020.

Z.O. Ilhan, Loveland W., and Baker, J. "Design of a Simple Experimental Setup for Linear and Nonlinear Control Testing", 2020 Oklahoma State University (OSU) International Mechatronics Conference and Workshops, Virtual, Online. October 20-22, 2020

Z.O. Ilhan, W.P. Wehner, E. Schuster and M.D. Boyer, "Model Predictive Control with Integral Action for Current Density Profile Tracking in NSTX-U", 58th Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, (San Jose, California, USA), October 31-November 4, 2016.

Z. Ilhan, J.E. Barton, E. Schuster et al, "Physics-based Control-oriented Modeling of the Current Density Profile Evolution in NSTX-Upgrade", 29th Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT), (Prague, Czech Republic), September 5-9 2016.

Z. Ilhan, W.P. Wehner, E. Schuster, M.D. Boyer, D.A. Gates et al, "Performance Assessment of Model-Based Optimal Feedforward and Feedback Current Profile Control in NSTX-U Using the TRANSP Code", 57th Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, (Savannah, Georgia, USA), November 16-20, 2015.

Z.O. Ilhan, J. Barton, W. Wehner et al, "First-Principles-Driven Model-Based Optimal Control of the Current Profile in NSTX-U", 56th Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, (New Orleans, Louisiana, USA), October 27-31, 2014.

Z.O. Ilhan, J. Barton, W. Shi et al, "Physics-Based Control-Oriented Modeling of the Current Profile Evolution in NSTX-Upgrade", 55th Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, (Denver, Colorado, USA), November 11-15, 2013.

Z.O. Ilhan, D. Huxley-Cohen, J. Barry et al, "Optimal Closed-Loop Control of the Azimuthal Velocity Profile in HELCAT by ExB Actuation", 54th Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, (Providence, Rhode Island, USA), October 29-November 2, 2012.

Z.O. Ilhan, E. Schuster, S. Xie, M. Gilmore, and A. Ware, "Optimal Azimuthal Velocity Profile Control by ExB Actuation in HELCAT", 53rd Division of Plasma Physics Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society, (Salt Lake City, Utah, USA), November 14-18, 2011.