Omran, Ashraf

Personnel Profile

Omran, Ashraf, Ph.D., Visiting Assistant Professor

Omran, Ashraf, Ph.D.

Education

Ph.D. in Flight Dynamics and Control, Aerospace Department, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, 2010.

M.Sc in Flight Dynamics and Control, Aerospace Department, Cairo University, Egypt, 2006.

B.Sc, Aerospace Department, Cairo University, Egypt, 2002.

Research Interests

  • Flight Dynamics and Control

  • Nonlinear Index Theory Applied to Aerospace Dynamical Systems and Control

  • Volterra Nonlinear Aerospace Dynamic Approximation

  • Parameters Identification and Estimation using Design of Experiment (DoE)

  • Applying MIL, SIL and HIL to Dynamics and Control

  • Transmission Control and Fuel Efficiency Control

  • Power Takeoff Control

Selected Patents from Industrial Experiences (of 15 total)

  • Kuros, P., Omran, A. and Hartman, B., “Method of Controlling Vehicle Acceleration to Achieve Stability and Optimum Engine Utilization”, U.S. 9340208.
  • Omran, A., Hartman, B., Bulgrien, G. and Kuros, P., “Auto-Efficiency Mode for Power Shift Transmissions”, U.S. 20170174219.
  • Omran, A., Hartman, B., Berselli, A. and Ciardullo, R., “Speed Control System For An Agricultural Vehicle”, U.S.0170101010.
  • Omran, A. and Hartman, B., “Engine Speed Secondary Anti-Windup Pid Controller For An Automotive Productivity Manager”, U.S. 20170198656.
  • Omran, A., Bulgrien, G. and Hartman, B.,“Automotive Productivity Manager For Power Shift Transmissions”, U.S. 0170197624.
  • Omran, A. and Hartman, B., “Systems And Method For Control Of A Power Take-Off Clutch”, U.S. 9771079.
  • Omran, A. and Hartman, B., “Systems And Method Of Determining PTO Transmission Gear Ratio”, U.S. 20170198809.

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Session Chair of “Nonlinear Systems II”, American Control Conference, San Francisco, CA, June 2011.

  • Served as a Committee Member on: Tapolcai, D., “Nonlinearity Index Analysis of Periodic-Chaotic Stall-Spin Aircraft Motion,” Master of Science, Aerospace Department, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, 2013. 

  • Formerly a senior controls engineer and research scientist

Recent Publications (of 40 total)

  • Tapolcai, D., Omran A. and Newman, B., "Aircraft Stall Phenomenon Analysis Using Nonlinearity Index Theory", Aerospace Science and Technology Journal, Vol. 68, 2017.

  • Omran A. and Newman, B., "Nonlinearity Index Theory for Aircraft Dynamic Assessment", AIAA- Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2013.

  • Omran A. and Newman, B., “Analytical Solution of Uniaxial Flight Systems Using Volterra Kernels in Frequency Domain,” AIAA- Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2014.

  • Omran A. and Newman, B., “Generalized Cause-and-Effect Analyses for the Prototypic Nonlinear Mass-Spring-Damper System using Volterra Kernels,” ASME-Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 135, No. 1, 2012.

Contact Information

The Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
ENGC 254
MSC 191 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
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email: ashraf.omran@tamuk.edu
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This page was last updated on: March 28, 2018