Chinedum Okwudire

Chinedum Okwudire
Position: 
Faculty Affiliate
College or Department name: 
Mechanical Engineering
Email: 
okwudire@umich.edu
Office Location: 
2656 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory) 2350 Hayward Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
Degrees: 
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2009
M.A.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, 2005
B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, 2003
Research Interests: 

Design and optimization of mechatronic systems, with current applications to sustainable manufacturing and the automotive industry. Research projects include: precision, speed and energy efficiency improvements in motion delivery systems of manufacturing machines; passive and active vibration control in ultra-precision manufacturing machines; modeling and control of electric power assist steering systems; actuator dynamics of gasoline direct injection engines; sustainable manufacturing in less developed countries.