Back Left to Right: Pouria Razzaghi, Matt Galla, Ehab Al Khatib, Adam Cox.
Front Left to Right: Khalid Alluhydan, Edmond Richer, Yldirim Hurmuzlu, Amir Zamanian
2016-2017 Senior Design Groups
Left to Right: Andrew Warren, Umang Thanki, Carlos Luis Garcia, Todd Danner.
Missing from photo: Rebekah Davis, Nick Hook, Gwen Ward, John Lujano, Betsy Ehmcke


Faculty


Professor Yildirim Hurmuzlu
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D., Drexel University, 1987
214-768-3498
hurmuzlu@lyle.smu.edu
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Current Students



 
Adam Cox
Ph.D. Student 
Email: acox@smu.edu

 
Pouria Razzaghi
Ph.D. Student
Email: prazzaghi@mail.smu.edu

 
Ehab Al Khatib
Ph.D. Candidate
Email: ealkhatib@smu.edu

 

Alumni

Left to Right: Joe Zoghzoghy, Behzad Taheri, Adam Cox, Elena Borzova, Anton Ephanov, Edmond Richer, Yildrim Hurmuzlu, Shide Razzaghi, Pouria Razzaghi, Ehab Al Khatib.

 


 
Khalid Alluhydan
Graduated in May 2019
Email: kalluhydan@smu.edu

 
Mohammad Kashki
Graduated in May 2016
214-960-9731
Current Position: Chief Scientist at Krypton Solutions
Dissertation: Dynamics and Control of Inertially Actuated Maneuvers and Locomotion of Robotic Systems
Email: mkashki@smu.edu

 

Ahmad Alshorman
Graduated in May 2015
Dissertation: Dynamics and control of particle based, chain mechanism
Email: aalshorman@smu.edu
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Junkai Zhao
Graduated With Master in May 2014
469-348-8935
Email: junkaiz@smu.edu

 
Joe Zoghzoghy
Graduated in December 2013
Dissertation: Inertially Actuated Baton Locomotor
Email: joezogh@gmail.com

 
Mohamed Gharib
Graduated in May 2011
Dissertation: Theory of Multiple Impacts and its Application to Energy Absorption and Attenuation of Shock Induced Vibrations
E-Mail: mgharibsmu@gmail.com
 

 
Ali Tavakoli
Graduated in May 2011
Current position: Product Design Engineer at Apple
Dissertation: Gravity Powered Locomotion and Active Control of a Family Tree of Robotic Mechanisms
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Philip Thomas Shimon
Principal research scientist, Raytheon, USA
Graduated in May 2003
Dissertation: Advanced Control Methodologies for Suppression of Vibration on Aircraft Skin

 
Marius Raducanu
Lynntech, College Station, USA
Graduated in May 2003
Dissertation: Solving the Delay Problem in Master-Slave Mechanisms

 
Elena V. Borzova
Lecturer, SMU, Dallas, TX, USA
Graduated in Aug 2002
Dissertation: Using Passive Models to Develop Low Torque Controller for Bipedal Locomotion
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Cuneyt Yilmaz
Assistant Professor, Mechatronics Dept, Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Tukey
Graduated in Dec 2000
Dissertation: Solving Multi-Impact Problems Using Impulse Transmission Ratio


 
Edmond Richer
Associate Professor, SMU, Dallas, TX, USA
Graduated in May 1999
Dissertation: Using Innovative Control Algorithms for Better Design of Force Actuators
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Anton V. Ephanov

Graduated in Aug 1997
Dissertation: Sensory Feedback for Haptic Interfaces: Implementation and Evaluation

 
Dan Stoianovici
Professor, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Graduated in May 1996
Dissertation: A Dynamic Compartments Method for Link Identification of Robotic Manipulators
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Cagatay Basdogan
Professor, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey
Graduated in Aug 1994
Dissertation: Experimental and Theoretical Analyses of Nonlinear Dynamics of Human Gait
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Dan Marghitu
Professor, Auburn University, AL, USA
Graduated in Aug 1994
Dissertation: Dynamics of Frictional Impact in Rigid Multibody Systems
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Ipek Basdogan
Associate Professor, Koc University, Istanbul, Turkey
Graduated in 1994
MS Degree
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