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Ehsan Ghotbi PDF Print E-mail

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering


Educational Background

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University (Polytechnic of Tehran), 2003

M.S. & Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2009 & 2012

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Location: Seidlin Hall


Research Overview

My research interests include design optimization, game-based design, multi-level optimization and system optimization especially in electricity systems. I am going to consider and integration of policy, economic and environmental concerns for clear electricity. The electricity sector is responsible for 40 percent of U.S. carbon dioxide emission. The Obama administration calls for 80 percent clean electricity by 2035 (which is currently 40 percent). This makes a conflict between objective function of policy make, which is emission mitigation as well as cost minimization, and industry, which is cost. The modeling of interaction between policy maker and industry would be a multi level optimization problem. This provides better insight for policy making. A hybrid power systems (HPS)is an example for electricity system. Te optimal sizing of this system might e an issue. One question might be how different energy policies will affect on the aforementioned optimal sizing planning of HPS.



Ghotbi E., A. Dhingra."A Bi-Level Game Theoretic Approach to Optimum Design of Flywheels", Accepted for publication in Journal of Engineering Optimization, Jul 2011.

Ghotbi E., Wilkistar A. Otieno., and A. Dhingra." A Sensitivity Based Approach to Determining Non-Cooperative Solutions in Nash and Stackelberg Games", Accepted to ASME Journal of Mechanical Design.

Ghotbi E., A. Dhingra." Optimum Design Of High-Speed 4-Bar Mechanisms Using A Bi-Level Game Theoretic Approach" ,ASME 2012 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition.

Ghotbi E., A. Dhingra." Game Theory Approach for Design of High Speed Mechanism", Under preparation for submission. Under preparation for submission to Journal of Mechanism and Machine Theory

Ghotbi E., A. Dhingra." A Cooperative Game Approach for a Decentralized Multi Level Design problem", Under preparation for submission.

Arjumand A., Ghotbi E., Wilkistar A. Otieno., and A., Dhingra., "Optimum Placement of Actuators using Stackelberg Game Theory", Under preparation for submission.

Mandie, Goran; Ghotbi, Ehsan; Nasiri, Adel; Oyague, Francisco; Muljadi, Eduard; "Mechanical stress reduction in variable speed wind turbine drivetrains," Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE), 2011 IEEE, vol., no., pp.306-312, 17-22 Sept. 2011





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