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Dr. Zeki Ilhan

Email Addresses
Zeki.Ilhan@mwsu.edu
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Zeki O. Ilhan

Engineering, McCoy School of
Visiting Assistant Professor

Office Location
McCoy Engineering Hall 219E
Phone
Voice: (940) 397-4004
  Semester Course # Section Course Name Location Days / Times
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, 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 (In Press).

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.