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Rifat Sipahi, PhD

Rifat

Photo: Courtesy of Mary Knox Merrill/Northeastern University

 

Office: 321 Snell Engineering Center.

Phone: (617) 373 6011.

Email: rifat AT coe DOT neu DOT edu

Time Delay Systems Community Service:

  • Review service since 2002 multiple times for 14 different conferences and over 40 different journals
  • co-creator with Prof. Niculescu the e-delay systems email list. Click here to subscribe. Currently we have about 1,500 members on the list
  • co-edited three volumes with Springer (see News below) each with about 400 pages
  • co-organized and the Editor/Program Chair of 2012 IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems
  • Associate Editor roles for ACC (2010, 2012-2015), ASME DSCC (2011-2015), ECC (2014-2015), IFAC TDS (2009, 2010, 2013, 2015, 2016), ASME IDETC (2011, 2015, 2009)
  • co-organized three educational Workshops on Time Delay Systems at major controls conferences (see below)
  • Program Committee Member, ACC 2010, ASME DSCC 2009, 2011, IEEE CCA MSC 2016
  • co-organized several invited sessions on time delay systems at major control conferences since 2006
  • chair/co-chair of sessions on time delay systems at major controls conferences under ASME, IEEE, IFAC.

 

WORKSHOP SERIES ON TIME DELAY SYSTEMS

  • 2013 European Control Conference, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2013 Ieee Conference On Decision And Control, Florence, Italy
  • 2014 European Control Conference, Strasbourg, France

Lecturers:

  • Fatihcan M. Atay, GERMANY

  • Dimitri Breda, ITALY

  • Wim Michiels, BELGIUM

  • Silviu-Iulian Niculescu, FRANCE

  • Hitay Ozbay, TURKEY

  • Rifat Sipahi, USA

 

News

  • Sipahi elected ASME Fellow (2014)

  • Sipahi elected Faculty Fellow, College of Engineering, NU (2014)

  • According to the statistics from Springer Verlag, over 18,000 times chapter downloads were recorded from the volume edited by Loiseau, J.-J. Niculescu, S.-I., Michiels, W., Sipahi, R., from August 11, 2009 to June, 2014.

  • According to the statistics from Springer Verlag, over 23,000 times chapter downloads were recorded from the volume edited by Sipahi, R., Vyhlidal, T., Niculescu, S.-I., Pepe, P., from February 23, 2012 to June, 2014.

  • According to the statistics from Springer Verlag, over 24,000 times chapter downloads were recorded from the volume edited by Vyhlidal, T., Lafay, J.-F., Sipahi, R., from September 10, 2013 to June, 2014.

  • Sipahi gave a plenary talk at the past IEEE International Conference on Electrical Engineering, Computing ScienceĀ and Automatic Control held in Mexico City.

  • Sipahi's plenary talk can be accessed via YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Vt4ySkgcrE

  • Sipahi was awarded the 2011 DARPA Young Faculty Award.

  • Sipahi was awarded the 2011 Martin Essigman Outstanding Teaching Award of the College of Engineering.

  • What's with the delay? -- Sipahi is in the news @ Northeastern.

Active research & engineering education topics
  • Novel results in LTI systems with multiple delays, both in delay-dependent and delay-independent stability (since 2001)

  • Novel control design techniques to enhance effectiveness of man-machine systems (since 2010)

  • Engineering solutions in ways to suppress hand tremors in daily tasks (since 2010)

  • Mechatronics based portable Braille writing device (since 2009)

  • Development of new hands-on mechatronics curriculum covering energy systems, bioengineering, biomedical devices, and sustainability (since 2011)

  • Responsible Eigenvalue concepts in networked systems in presence of delays. Design of network topologies that can withstand larger delays without losing stability (since 2006)

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