Sohel Anwar, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering

Adjunct Associate Professor of Motorsports Engineering

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology, IUPUI
723 W. Michigan St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
Room: SL 260N

Phone: (317) 274-7640
Fax: (317) 274-9744

Dr. Anwar received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ in 1995 with a specialization in Adaptive Active Control of Machining Vibration. His dissertation was related to Modeling and Predictive Control of Chatter Instabilities in Single Point Turning Processes.

He is a member of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) and Faculty Advisor for the student branch of SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers). Dr. Anwar conducts research in areas of Advanced Automotive Control Systems, Hybrid / Electric Vehicle Control and Energy Management, Modeling and Simulation of Mechatronics Systems, and Fault Detection, Isolation, and Accommodation. Dr. Anwar received a research grant from Indiana Office of Energy and Defense Developments to develop two Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles (PHEV) in 2008. He also received research grants from Cummins Inc., Columbus, IN, Delphi Corporation, Kokomo, IN, NSK Precision America, Indianapolis, IN, Visteon Corporation, Van Buren Twp, MI, and Servo Tech Inc., Chicago, IL. He has been involved in two Cummins-funded projects on fast simulation algorithm development via parallel computing and fault detection for electronic fuel control valves, a Visteon project involving design of optimal controllers for on-demand all-wheel-drive systems, two Servo Tech projects on sensor algorithm development for autonomous machines.  Dr. Anwar has published over fifty technical papers in these areas and holds twelve US patents related to his work in advanced controls area. His other interests include Alternative Energy Propulsion and MEMS.

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