GRADUATE STUDENT THESES -- Published (M.A.Sc. students)

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M.A.SC. graduates of Concave, and the jobs they obtained (as of 2000/08/22)

Name Started & graduated Supervisor(s) Thesis title Company & job after graduation/comments
AFEWORK, Yohannes Sept. 1998
Mar. 1991
Rakheja, S.
Sankar, S.
An analytical and experimental study of driver-seat-suspension systems Computing Devices Canada - Iris Test Engineering, Calgary, Alberta
AFONSO, Manuel F.R. Apr. 1989
Apr. 1992
Rakehja, S.
Sankar, S.
Ride dynamic analysis of tracked vehicles General Motors Corp., USA
BALIKE, Maheshraja Sept. 1991
Aug. 1993
Rakheja, S. Evaluation and control of noise transmission through a cavity backed flexible plate Did Ph.D. at CONCAVE (see that section for more info.)
CHAUDHARY, Sanjeev Sept. 1996
May. 1998
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Bhat, R.B.
Ride and roll stability analysis of a vehicle with spring loaded interconnected hydro-pneumatic suspension First at Western Star Truck, Kelowna, B.C., now at Ford Motor Co. USA
CHEN, Youcai Sept. 1988
Dec. 1990
Sankar, S. Ride performance of lateral seat suspensions with dynamic vibration absorbers in off-road vehicles
DHIR, Anil


Ford Motor Company USA
DULAC, Alain Sept. 1989
Apr. 1993 (part-time)
Rakheja, S. An investigation of ride and handling performance of passive and combined active-passive-bus-suspension Before, during & after degree:
Prévost Car, Québec
FU, Tianku May 1999
May 2000
Stiharu, I.
Su, C.-Y.
Antilock braking stystem control strategies based on nonlinear tracking models
GAO, Xiang Sept. 2000
Nov. 2001
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Su, C.-Y.
Modeling and control of antilock braking stystem utilizing dynamic friction tire models Working in CAD-CAM area in industry in Montréal
GEORGE, G. Sept. 1992
Dec. 1994
Landsberger, L.
Stiharu, I.
The design and fabrication of micromachined capacitive micro sensors for pressure measurement and tactile imaging Chrysler Corp, Windsor, Ontario
JONASCH, Roland.


Was in Germany, now in Montréal
JOO, Frank R. Sept. 1988
Dec. 1991
Rakheja, S. Dynamic analysis of a hydropneumatic suspension system General Motors Canada
KOGANTI, Ramakrishna Prasad Jan. 1991
Jun. 1993
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Latinovic, V.
Optimum design and stability of BTA tools with staggered cutters by probabilistic approach and their dynamic stability In 1998, was pursuing Ph.D. at University of Utah, USA
LIU, Peijun Jan. 1992
May 1994
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Rakheja, S.
An analytical study of ride and handling performane of an interconnected vehicle suspension Did Pd.D. at CONCAVE (see that section for more info.)
LIU, Ying May 1995
Sept. 1997
Haseganu, E.M. Numerical analysis of elastic membrane structures subjected to hydrostatic pressure loading Started her Pd.D. at Concordia
MULUKA, Venu Gopal Feb. 1995
May 1998
Haseganu, E.M.
Rakheja, S.
Optimal suspension damping axle vibration absorber for reduction of dynamic tire loads First, Essentus (Richter Systems International), Montréal, now at Sprint, Kansas City
OKWUOBI, Azubuike Emmanuel Sept. 2000
Aug. 2002
Bhat, R.B.
Stiharu, I.
Curve veering and a parametric study of stiction in capacitive microelectromechnical systems subjected to electrostatic and casimir forces Ph.D. at Concordia (see that section for more info.)
OUESLATI, Faisal
Sankar, S.
Ph.D. at Concordia (see that section for more info.)
PICHÉ, Alain  Jan. 1987
Jan. 1990
Rakheja, S.
Sankar, T.S.
Detection of onset of instabilities for an early warning safety monitor for articulated freight vehicles Wrote a chapter for a French textbook in Québec; Then Ortech, Ontario
please contact us Alain!!
RAJU, Isaac Samuel Raj Sept. 1996
Jun. 1998
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Rakheja, S.
Influence of road roughness and directional maneuvers on the dynamic performance of heavy vehicles First Core Soft Corp, CA, Then, consultant in Ottawa
RENGARAJAN, Sampath ?
Jun 1995
Ahmed, A.K.W.
(Sankar, S.)
Analytical and experimental investigation of semi-active vehicle suspensions Ford Motor Co. USA
SELLIAH, Jeyaruban Amirtharajah Sept. 1997
May 1999
Bhat, R.B.
Ganesan, R.
Critical speeds and unbalance response of cantilever-sleeve rotors using finite elements with efficient higher order basis functions GE Power Systems, NY, USA
SIDDIQUI, Owais Moustafa Sept. 1998
Sept. 2002
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Rakheja, S.
Dynamic analysis of a modern urban bus for assessment of ride quality and dynamic caterpillar Inc. or John Deere (Tractors), IL, USA
SVERKO, D. 1994
1997
Bhat, R.B. Torsional axial vibration coupling in the line shafting of merchant ocean going ships
TARABOULSI, Chourci Gabriel Jun. 1992
Jun. 1995
Ahmed, A.K.W. Neural network application to vehicle system dynamics Rolls Royce,Montreal, and Ph.D. at Concordia (see that section for more info.)
TCHERNYCHOUK, Vladimir Sept. 1996
May 1999
Rakheja, S.
Stiharu, I.
Vibration transmission analysis of static and dynamic seat-occupant systems (won FCAR & NSERC fellowshios) General Motors Corp., Detroit
THOMAS, Cherian Sept. 1992
Dec. 1994
Rakheja, S.
Ssnkar, S.
Control of hand-transmitted vibration through dvelopment and analysis of a human hand-arm-isolator model First Research Associate at CONCAVE, then General Motors USA
VALLURUPALLI, Rama Krishna Sept. 1991
Aug. 1993
Rakheja, S. Directional dynamic analysis of an articulated vehicle with articulation dampers and forced-steering Ford OR General Motors OR Chrysler USA
VAZQUEZ-VEGA, David Jan. 1998
Feb. 2000
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Rakheja, S.
Directional analysis of an A-train double with damped articulation (supported by CONCYTEQ-Mexican government) Before & after degree: IMT (Instituto Mexicano del Transporte), Querétero
VENKATESH, Seshadri. Sept. 1987
Dec. 1989
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Sankar, S.
Vibration isolation using hydraulic mounts with dual-phase damping Landing gear division of Dowty Canada Ltd., Ontario
WANG, Kun Sept. 1996
Aug. 1998
Bhat, R.B.
Rakheja, S. (was Haseganu, E.M.)
Dynamic analysis of a tracked snowplowing vehicles and assessment of ride quality (won FCAR & IRSST scholarships), Bell Helicopter Textron, Québec
WANG, Lin Sept. 1996
Feb. 2000
(part-time from Jan. 1998)
Rakheja, S.
Stiharu, I.
Design, analysis and testing of humidity microsensors produced in Mitel- 15_CMOS Technology (won FCAR & NSERC scholarships), Hydro-Québec/Capi-Tech Inc., Québec
XIE, Xiang-Yu Sept. 2000
Jun. 2001
Bhat, R.B.
Boileau, P.É.
Absorbed power in whole body vehicular vibration as a measure of vibration exposure in vehicles Ph.D. at Concordia (see that seciton for more info.)
YIN, Qiang Jun. 1 1989
Nov. 1997/Mar. 1998
Rakheja, S.
Stiharu, I.
(Sankar, S.)
An analytical investigation of a Panhard Rod restraint for beam-axle vehicle suspensions Chrysler USA then General Motors USA, now in Canada

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