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Dr. Zeki Ilhan

Email Addresses
Zeki.Ilhan@msutexas.edu
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Zeki O. Ilhan
  • Engineering, McCoy School of
    Assistant Professor

    Office Location
    McCoy Engineering Hall 219E
    Phone
    Voice: (940) 397-4004
  •   Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
    Details Fall 2019 MENG 4143 11E Senior Design I Lab McCoy Engineering Hall 125
    Details Fall 2019 MENG 2113 101 Statics McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2019 MENG 1132 101 Engineering Graphics McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2019 MENG 1132 102 Engineering Graphics McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2019 MENG 1101 101 Introduction to Engineering McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2019 MENG 1101 102 Introduction to Engineering McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Summer I 2019 MENG 2223 301 Mechanics of Solids McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Spring 2019 MENG 4253 201 Control Systems McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Spring 2019 MENG 4203 201 Mechanical Engineering Analysis McCoy Engineering Hall 136
    Details Spring 2019 MENG 2113 201 Statics McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Spring 2019 MENG 1202 202 Solid Modeling McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2018 MENG 2133 101 Engineering Economics McCoy Engineering Hall 136
    Details Fall 2018 MENG 2113 101 Statics McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2018 MENG 1132 101 Engineering Graphics McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2018 MENG 1132 102 Engineering Graphics McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2018 MENG 1101 101 Introduction to Engineering McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2018 MENG 1101 102 Introduction to Engineering McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Spring 2018 MENG 4253 201 Control Systems McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Spring 2018 MENG 4203 201 Mechanical Engineering Analysis McCoy Engineering Hall 136
    Details Spring 2018 MENG 2113 201 Statics McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2017 MENG 2133 101 Engineering Economics McCoy Engineering Hall 136
    Details Fall 2017 MENG 2113 101 Statics McCoy Engineering Hall 136
    Details Fall 2017 MENG 1132 101 Engineering Graphics McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2017 MENG 1132 103 Engineering Graphics McCoy Engineering Hall 207
    Details Fall 2017 MENG 1101 101 Introduction to Engineering McCoy Engineering Hall 136
    Details Fall 2017 MENG 1101 102 Introduction to Engineering McCoy Engineering Hall 136
  • Institution Degree Graduation Date
    Middle East Technical University B.S. 2010-6-25 0:0:0
    Lehigh University Ph.D. 2016-9-4 0:0:0
  • Institution Position Start Date End Date
    United States Coast Guard Academy Mechanical Engineering Lecturer 2017-01-23 2017-05-20
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS

    Control of plasma profiles in nuclear fusion, reduced-order, control-oriented modeling, system identification, optimal, nonlinear and distributed-parameter system control.

     

    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, 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, 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.