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Ph.D. graduates of Concave, and the jobs they obtained (as at 2002/11/13)

Name Started  & Graduated Supervisor(s) Thesis Title Company & job after graduation/comments
AHMED, A.K.W. Sept. 1980
Mar. 1986
Sankar, S. Lateral stability and steady-state curving behaviour of railway freight car system with elasto-damped coupled wheelset Past CONCAVE Director, now a Professor at CONCAVE/Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
ALANOLY, James ?
1992
Sankar, S.
Ford Motor company, MI
BALIKE, Maheshraja Sept. 1993
Sept. 1997
Hoa, S.V.
Rakheja, S.
Enhancement of crashworthiness in car-truck collisons using damped under-ride guard and composite crush elements First at Core-Soft Corp. Santa Clara, California, CA. Now at Ford Motor Co.,Detroit
BOILEAU, Paul-Émile Sept. 1989
April 1995 (part-time)
Rakheja, S. A study of secondary suspension and human driver response to whole-body vehicular vibration and shock Before, during & after degree: Institut de recherche de Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail du Québec (IRSST), Montréal. Also an adjunct professor in our department since June 1995
DONG, Renguang Sept. 1989
Nov. 1994
(Part-time as of 1994/06/09)
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Dukkipati, R.V. (then of NRC)
Vertical dynamics of railway vehicle-track system Before CONCAVE: NRC-Tribology & Mechanics Lab. After graduation: First, post-doctoral fellow, then research association at CONCAVE, then National Research Council Canada - Centre for Surface Transport Technology, Ottawa now National Institute for Occupational safety & Health Engineering & Control Technology Branch, WV, USA
GANAPATHI, K. Jan. 1990
Jan. 1996
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Rakheja, S.
Development of Efficient Reanalysis Techniques using substructuring and extended transfer-matrix approach for analysis of large scale vehicular structures First ORTECH, Ontario, Now Ford Motor Co. USA
GURRAM, Raghu Sept. 1989
Sept. 1993
Gouw, G.J.
Rakheja, S.
A study of vibration response characteristics of the human hand-arm system General Motors Corp. USA
HAQUE, Mohammed Manzurul Jan. 1990
Aug. 1996
Ahmed, A.K.W. Evaluation of a class of hydraulic dampers for isolation of vibration and shock First post-doctoral fellow and then research association at CONCAVE; then Siemens Automotive Corp., MI
KANG, Xiaodi Sept. 1997
Mar. 2001
Rakheja, S.
Stiharu, I.
Optimal tank design and directional dynamic analysis of liquid cargo vehicles under steering and braking General Motors Corp., USA
LIU, Peijun Sept. 1994
Mar. 1999
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Rakheja, S.
Analysis, detection and early warning control of dynamic rollover of heavy freight hehicles (won FCAR fellowship) Goodyear Tire Co., USA
OUESLATI, Faisal Jan. 1990
Apr. 1995
Rakheja, S.
Stiharu, I. (Sankar, S.)
An analytical investigation of passive and active suspension systems for articulated freight vehicles General Motors, Detroit, then Husky, Ontario, then Chrysler, Detroit
PACKIRISAMY Muthukumaran Sept. 1996
Apr. 2000
Bhat, R.B.
Stiharu,I.
Boundary conditioning concept applied to the synthesis of microsystems using fuzzy Logic approach Mitel, Ontario, then Optenia, Ontario, was adjunct professor in MIE, now assistant professor in MIE at CONCAVE
POPOV, Gennady May 1985
Sept. 1991
Rakheja, S.
(Sankar, S.)
(Sankar, T.S.)
Stability analysis and directional response characteristics of heavy vehicles carrying liquid cargo First at CONCAVE as post doctoral fellow and research associate, then own company: Gepol Consulting, Quebec
RAKHEJA, Subhash Sept. 1979
Oct. 1983
Sankar, S. Computer aided dynamic analysis and optimal design of suspension systems for off-road tractors Past CONCAVE Director, now a professor at CONCAVE/Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, & currently is graduate program director of our MIE
RANGANATHAN, Ranga Jan. 1986
Feb. 1990
Rakheja, S.
Sankar, S.
Stability analysis and directional response characteristics of heavy vehicles carrying liquid cargo First as faculty at University of Missouri, Columbia, then moved as research scientist to National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) at University of Iowa, now engineer at Ford Motor Company
SU, Hong Jan. 1986
Apr. 1990
Rakheja, S.
Sankar, T.S.
Feasibility investigation of thermocontrolled tank for onboard storage and supply of gaseous fuels in vehicles MTS Technologies (Spar), Montréal, then Visteon Corporation USA
TUMMALA, M. Sept. 1989
June 1994
Ahmed, A.K.W.
Krepec, T.
Feasibility investigation of thermocontrolled tank for onboard storage and supply of gaseous fuels in vehicles Modern Engineering, Windsor, Ontario
VAN Vliet, M. Sept. 1980
Oct. 1983
Sankar, S. Computer aided analysis and design of off-road motorcycle suspensions First at CAE Electronics, Now Dawson College, Montréal
WARNER, Brian Sept. 1985
Mar. 1996
(part-time as of 1993)
Rakheja, S. An analytical and experimental investigation of high performance suspension dampers Concurrently while studying, First at Lord Corporation, Now at Chrysler Corp. USA
WU, Xuting Oct. 1995
Dec. 1998
Boileau, P.-É.
Rakheja, S.
Study of driver-seat interactions & enhancement of vehicular ride vibration environment (won IRSST & FCAR scolarships) First research associate at CONCAVE, then General Motors, USA
YANG, Xiaobo Jan. 1996
Apr. 1999
Rakheja, S.
Stiharu, I.
A closed-loop driver/vehicle directional dynamics predictor (won FCAR scholarship) First General Motors USA, then DaimlerChrysler, USA
ZHANG, Xiong Jan. 1998
May 2001
Ganesan, R.
Rakheja, S.
Nonlinear finite element modeling and incremental analysis of a composite truck tire structure General Motors Defence (Ont)

N.B.: Often our students become research associates at CONCAVE upon graduating with their Ph.D., before being snatched up by industry.  Often they start their jobs in industry before obtaining their degree at CONCAVE, and then they finish their degree part-time and often long-distance.  (Even a few students who never graduated have been very successful.)

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