Gregory M. Shaver  
Associate Professor  
 
Herrick Labs & Energy Center at Discovery Park
School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University, 585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088

gshaver@purdue.edu
Phone: 765-494-9342
Fax:     765-494-0787

Degrees:  
BSME (Purdue '00) 
MSME (Stanford '04) 
PhD (Stanford '05) 
   

Research Interests

  • Modeling and control of advanced combustion processes and engine technologies
  • Powertrain control strategies that enable the efficient and clean use of conventional fuels, and alternative fuels.

Research Team

Ashish Vora - direct PhD
Aswin Ramesh - direct PhD
Lucius Wang - MSME
Mayura Halbe - MSME
Cody Allen - direct PhD
Soumya Nayyar - MSME
Dheeraj Gosala - direct PhD
Sylvia Lu - MSME
Xing Jin - PhD
Vaidehi Hoshing - MSME
Chaitu Panuganti - MSME


Former Students


Dr. David Snyder - direct PhD (Cummins)
Dr. Gayatri Adi - MSME, PhD (Cummins)
Professor Carrie Hall - direct PhD (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Dr. Lyle Kocher - direct PhD (Cummins)
Dr. Dan van Alstine - direct PhD (Caterpillar)
Dr. Karla Stricker Fuhs - direct PhD (Cummins)
Dr. Chuan Ding - PhD (Mathworks)
Dr. Dat Le - PhD (Cummins)
Anup Kulkarni - MSME (Navistar)
Mike Bunce - MSME (Mahle Powertrain, LLC)
Chris Satkoski - MSME (Tesla)
Rajani Modiyan - MSME (Cummins)
Nishigandha Railkar - MSME (Cummins)
Edward Koeberlein - MSME (Cummins)
Whitney Belt - MSME (GM)
Neha Ruikar - MSME (Bloom Energy)
Jin Shen - MSME (Cummins)
Mark Magee - MSME (Cummins)
Akash Garg - MSME (Cummins)
Adam Fogarty - MSME (GM)
Bilwa Jadhav - MSME (Cummins)
David Fain - MSME
Bradley Pietrzak - MSME (Ford)
Leighton Roberts - MSME (Eaton)

Publications

Refereed journal papers (41 accepted or in-print, 1 in review, 2 in preparation).       

    1. Gregory M. Shaver*, Matthew J. Roelle, J. Christian Gerdes, Patrick A. Caton and Christopher F. Edwards, Dynamic Modeling of HCCI Engines Utilizing Variable Valve Actuation, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, vol. 127, no. 3, pp. 374-381, September 2005 (Selected as the best paper published in the Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 2005)
    2. Gregory M. Shaver*, Matthew J. Roelle, J. Christian Gerdes, Jean-Pierre Hathout, Jasim Ahmed, Aleksandar Kojic, Patrick A. Caton and Christopher F. Edwards, A Physics-Based Approach to Control of HCCI Engines with Variable Valve Actuation, International Journal of Engine Research, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 361-375(15), July 2005
    3. Gregory M. Shaver*, Matthew J. Roelle, J. Christian Gerdes, Modeling Cycle-to-Cycle Dynamics and Mode Transition in HCCI Engines with Variable Valve Actuation, IFAC Journal on Control Engineering Practice (CEP), vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 213-222, March 2006
    4. Gregory M. Shaver*, Matthew J. Roelle and J. Christian Gerdes, Physics-based Modeling and Control of Residual-Affected HCCI Engines, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Volume 131,  Issue 2, March 2009 
    5. David Snyder*, Gayatri Adi*, Mike Bunce, and Gregory M. Shaver, Steady-state Biodiesel Blend Estimation via a Wideband Oxygen Sensor, The ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Vol. 131, no. 4, July 2009
    6. Gayatri Adi*, Carrie Hall*, David Snyder*, Mike Bunce, Chris Satkoski, Shankar Kumar, Phanindra Garimella, Donald Stanton and Gregory M. Shaver, Soy-Biodiesel Impact on NOx Emissions and Fuel Economy for Diffusion Dominated Combustion in a Turbo-Diesel Engine Incorporating EGR and Common Rail Fuel Injection, Energy and Fuels, 23 (12), pp.5821–5829, October 2009    
    7. Gregory M. Shaver, Stability Analysis of Residual-Affected HCCI using Convex Optimization, IFAC Control Engineering Practice Special Issue – Advance in Automotive Control, Volume 17, Issue 12,  pp. 1454-1460, December 2009
    8. Aman Yadav*, Gregory M. Shaver*, and Peter Meckl, Lessons learned: Implementing the case teaching method in a mechanical engineering course, Journal of Engr. Education, 99(1), pp. 55-69, Jan 2010                 
    9. Anup Kulkarni*, Sriram S. Popuri, Gregory M. Shaver, Tim R. Frazier, and Donald W. Stanton, Computationally Efficient Whole-Engine Model of a Cummins 2007 Turbocharged Diesel Engine, The ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, Volume 132,  Issue 2, February 2010
    10. Mike Bunce*, David Snyder*, Gayatri Adi*, Carrie Hall, Jeremy Koehler, Bernie Davila, Shankar Kumar, Phanindra Garimella, Don Stanton, and Greg Shaver, Stock and Optimized Performance and Emissions with 5 and 20% Soy-Biodiesel Blends in a Modern Common Rail Turbo-Diesel Engine, Energy and Fuels, 24 (2), pp. 928–939, February 2010
    11. David Snyder*, Gayatri Adi, Mike Bunce, Chris Satkoski, and Gregory M. Shaver, Fuel Blend Fraction Estimation for Fuel-Flexible Combustion Control: Uncertainty Analysis, IFAC Control Engineering Practice, Volume 18, Issue 4, pp. 418-432, April 2010
    12. Anup Kuklarni*, Karla Stricker, Angeline Blum, and Gregory M. Shaver, PCCI Control Authority of a Modern Diesel Engine Outfitted with Flexible Intake Valve Actuation, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, Volume 132, Issue 5, 15 pages, September 2010
    13. Chris Satkoski*, Greg Shaver, Piezoelectric Fuel Injection - Pulse-to-Pulse Coupling and Flow Rate Estimation, ASME/IEEE Transactions on Mechatronics, volume 16, issue 4, August 2011
    14. Chris Satkoski*, Greg Shaver, Ranjit More, Peter Meckl, Douglas Memering, Shankar Venkataraman, Jalal Syed, and Jesus Carmon-Valdes, Dynamic Modeling of a Piezoelectric Actuated Fuel Injector, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, vol. 133 (5), 2011.
    15. Rajani Modiyani*, Lyle Kocher*, Dan Van Alstine*, Ed Koeberlein, Karla Stricker, Paul Meckl, and Gregory M. Shaver, Effect of Intake Valve Closure Modulation on Effective Compression Ratio and Gas Exchange in Modern, Multi-Cylinder Diesel Engines,  International Journal of Engine Research, vol. 12 (6), 2011
    16. Michael Bunce*, David Snyder*, Gayatri Adi*, Carrie Hall, Jeremy Koehler, Bernabe Davila, Phanindra Garimella, Shankar Kumar, Donald Stanton, and Gregory M. Shaver, Optimization of Soy-Biodiesel Combustion in a Modern Diesel Engine, Fuel, vol. 90 (8), pp. 2560-2570, 2011
    17. David Snyder*, Gayatri Adi, Carrie Hall, Michael Bunce, and Gregory M. Shaver, Control-Variable-Based Accommodation of biodiesel blends,  International Journal of Engine Research, vol. 12 (6), pgs 564-579, December 2011
    18. Karla Stricker*, Lyle Kocher*, Ed Koeberlein, Dan Van Alstine, and Gregory M. Shaver, Turbocharger Map Reduction for Control-Oriented Modeling, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control Volume 136 (4), April 2014, 13 pages.
    19. Lyle Kocher, Ed Koeberlein, Dan Van Alstine, Karla Stricker, and Gregory M. Shaver, Physically-Based Volumetric Efficiency Model for Diesel Engines Utilizing Variable Intake Valve Actuation, International Journal of Engine Research, vol. 13, 2, pgs. 169-184, April 2012
    20. Ed Koeberlein, Lyle Kocher, Dan Van Alstine, Karla Stricker, and Gregory M. Shaver, Control-Oriented Modeling of Exhaust Enthalpy for Engines Utilizing Valve Modulation, IFAC Control Engineering Practice, provisionally accepted 3/2013.
    21. Gayatri Adi*, Carrie Hall*, David Snyder, Whitney Belt, and Gregory M. Shaver, Fuel Flexible Combustion Control of Biodiesel Blends During Mixing-Controlled Combustion, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 135 (6), August 2013
    22. Chris A. Satkoski*, Neha S. Ruikar, Scott D. Biggs, and Gregory M. Shaver, Piezo-electric Fuel Injection – Cycle-to-Cycle Control of Tightly Space Injections, Accepted, to appear in, IFAC Control Engineering Practice, vol. 20, issue 11, pgs 1175-1182, November 2012
    23. Karla Stricker*, Lyle Kocher*, Ed Koeberlein, Dan Van Alstine, and Gregory M. Shaver, Estimation of Effective Compression Ratio for Engines Utilizing Flexible Intake Valve Actuation, Journal of Automobile Engineering, Volume 226 Issue 8 August 2012 pp. 1003 - 1017. (Selected as the best paper published in the Journal of Automobile Engineering, 2012)
    24. Lyle Kocher*, Ed Koeberlein, Karla Stricker, D.G. Van Alstine, and Gregory M. Shaver, Control-Oriented Gas Exchange Model for Diesel Engines Utilizing Flexible Intake Valve Actuation, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, tech. brief, 136 (6), August, 2014
    25. Carrie Hall*, Gregory M. Shaver, Jonathan Chauvin, and Nicolas Petit, Control-Oriented Modeling of Combustion Phasing for a Fuel-Flexible Spark-Ignited Engine with Variable Valve Timing, International Journal of Engine Research, vol. 13, no. 5, pp. 448-463, October 2012
    26. Dan Van Alstine*, Lyle Kocher*, Ed Koeberlein, Karla Stricker, and Gregory M. Shaver, Control-Oriented PCCI Combustion Timing Model for a Diesel Engine Utilizing Flexible Intake Valve Modulation, International Journal of Engine Research, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 211-230, June 2013.
    27. Karla Stricker*, Lyle Kocher, Dan Van Alstine, and Gregory M. Shaver, Input Observer Convergence and Robustness: Application to Compression Ratio Estimation, IFAC Control Engineering Practice, vol 21, pp 565-582, 2013
    28. Carrie Hall*, Dan Van Alstine, Lyle Kocher, and Gregory M. Shaver, Closed-Loop Combustion Control of Biodiesel-Diesel Blends in Premixed Operating Conditions Enabled via High EGR Rates, Journal of Automobile Engineering, vol. 227 (7), pp. 966-985, July 2013
    29. Carrie Hall*, Gayatri Adi*, Gregory M. Shaver, and Bernard Tao, A Robust Fuel Flexible Combustion Control Strategy for Biodiesel with Variable Fatty Acid Composition During Mixing Controlled Combustion, International Journal of Engine Research, vol. 15, no. 2, pp 165-179, Feb. 2014
    30. Dat Le*, Jin Shen, Neha Ruikar, Gregory M. Shaver, Dynamic Modeling of a Piezoelectric Fuel Injector During Rate Shaping, International Journal of Engine Research, vol. 15, issue 4, June 2014, pp. 471-487
    31. Jin Shen*, Bradley W. Peitrzak, Neha Ruikar, Dat Le, and Gregory M. Shaver, Model-Based Within-a-Cycle Estimation of Rate Shaping for a Piezoelectric Fuel Injector, IFAC Control Engineering Practice, vol. 27, May 2014
    32. Lyle Kocher*, Carrie Hall, Karla Stricker, David Fain, Dan Van Alstine, and Gregory M. Shaver, Robust Oxygen Fraction Estimation for Conventional land Premixed Charge Compression Ignition Engines with Variable Valve Actuation, IFAC Control Engineering Practice for a Special Issue Entitled: “Engine and Powertrain Control, Simulation, and Modeling”, vol. 29, August, 2014
    33. Lyle Kocher*, Carrie Hall, Dan Van Alstine, Mark Magee, and Gregory M. Shaver , Nonlinear Model-Based Control of Combustion Timing in Premixed Charge Compression Ignition, Journal of Automobile Engineering, vol. 228, issue 7, June 2014, pp. 703-723.
    34. Yadav, A., Arnold, M., Shaver, G. M., & Meckl, P. Case-based Instruction: Improving Student’s Conceptual Understanding Through Cases in a Mechanical Engineering Course, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 51(5), pp. 659-677, May 2014
    35. Gurneesh Jatana, Sameer Naik, Robert Lucht, and Gregory M. Shaver, High-speed diode laser measurements of temperature and water vapor concentration in the intake manifold of a diesel engine, International Journal of Engine Research, October 2014, volume 15, no. 7, 773-788
    36. Akash Garg, Mark Magee, Chuan Ding, Leighton Roberts, and Gregory M. Shaver, Exhaust Thermal Management Using Cylinder Throttling via Intake Valve Closing Timing Modulation, Journal of Automobile Engineering, accepted 1-30-2015
    37. Kevin Oswald, Adam G. Fogarty, Nathan D. Smart, Vahid Motevalli, Peter Meckl, and Gregory M. Shaver, Packaging and Structural Analysis of Component Integration Using Siemens NX for the Purdue EcoCAR2 Plug-in Hybrid-Electric Vehicle, accepted for publication in Computer-Aided Design, Nov. 9th, 2013
    38. Dat Le, Brad Pietrzak, and Gregory M. Shaver, Dynamic Surface Control of a Piezoelectric Fuel Injector During Rate Shaping, IFAC Control Engineering Practice, Volume 30, September 2014, pages 12-26
    39. Leighton Roberts, Mark Magee, Akash Garg, Gregory M. Shaver, Eric Holloway, Edward Koeberlein, Raymond Shute, David Koeberlein, James McCarthy Jr., and Douglas Nielsen, Modeling the Impact of Early Exhaust Valve Opening on Exhaust Aftertreatment Thermal Management and Efficiency for Compression Ignition Engines, International Journal of Engine Research, accepted, online October 6th, 2014
    40. Gurneesh S Jatana, Sameer V Naik, Gregory M Shaver, and Robert P Lucht, Simultaneous high-speed gas property measurements in the turbocharger inlet, the EGR cooler exit, and the intake manifold of a multi-cylinder diesel engine using diode-laser-absorption-spectroscopy. Applied Optics, 54 (5), pp. 1109-1113, Feb. 2015
    41. Chuan Ding, Leighton Roberts, David J. Fain, Aswin K. Ramesh, and Gregory M. Shaver, Fuel Efficient Exhaust Thermal Management for Compression Ignition Engines via Cylinder Deactivation and Flexible Valve Actuation, submitted to the International Journal of Engine Research
    42. Richard Simmons, Gregory M. Shaver, Wallace E. Tyner, and Suresh Garimella, A benefit-cost assessment of new vehicle technologies and fuel economy in the U.S. Market, Applied Energy, accepted 1-17-2015
    43. Chuan Ding, Sylvia Lu, Greg Shaver, Eric Holloway, Jim McCarthy, Ray Shute, David Koeberlein, Edward Koeberlein, and Douglas Nielsen, Combining Miller Cycling and Elevated Compression Ratio to Improve Engine Efficiency and Rated Condition Design Tradeoffs, in preparation
    44. Chuan Ding, Sylvia Lu, Greg Shaver, Eric Holloway, Jim McCarthy, Ray Shute, David Koeberlein, Edward Koeberlein, and Douglas Nielsen, Impact of Cylinder Deactivation on Diesel Engine Aftertreatment Thermal Management and Efficiency at Highway Cruise Conditions, in preparation

Refereed conference papers (45 have, or will appear) - all are based on a full review by multiple peers.

    1. Gregory M. Shaver*, J. Christian Gerdes, Parag Jain and P.A. Caton and C.F. Edwards, Modeling for Control of HCCI Engines. In the Proc. of the American Control Conference, 2003, pp. 749-754, Denver
    2. Gregory M. Shaver* and J. Christian Gerdes, Cycle-to-cycle control of HCCI Engines, In the Proceeding of the 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, IMECE2003-41966, Washington D.C.
    3. Gregory M. Shaver*, J. Christian Gerdes and Matthew Roelle, Modeling Cycle-to-Cycle Coupling in HCCI Engines Utilizing Variable Valve Actuation, In the Proceedings of the 1st IFAC Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control, 2004, pp. 244-249, Salerno, Italy (Selected for special issue of IFAC Journal of Control Engineering Practice)
    4. Gregory M. Shaver*, J. Christian Gerdes and Matthew Roelle, Physics-Based Closed-Loop Control of Phasing, Peak Pressure and Work Output in HCCI Engines Utilizing Variable Valve Actuation, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pp. 150-155, 2004, Boston, Mass. (Best pres. in session award)
    5. Gregory M. Shaver*, Aleksandar Kojic*, J. Christian Gerdes, Jean-Pierre Hathout, and Jasim Ahmed, Contraction and Sum of Squares Analysis of HCCI Engines, In the Proceedings of the 2004 IFAC Symposium on Nonlinear Control Systems, Stuttgart, Germany
    6. Matthew J. Roelle*, Gregory M. Shaver and J. Christian Gerdes, Tackling the Transition: A Multi-Mode Combustion Model of SI and HCCI for Mode Transition Control, In the Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress, 2004, IMECE2004-62188, Anaheim, California
    7. Gregory M. Shaver*, Matthew J. Roelle, J. Christian Gerdes, Decoupled Control of Combustion Timing and Work Output on an HCCI Engine, Proceedings of the American Control Conference, pp. 3871-3876 2005, Portland, Oregon  (Best presentation in session award)
    8. Gregory M. Shaver*, Matthew J. Roelle, J. Christian Gerdes, A 2-Input, 2-Output Model of Residual-Affected HCCI Engines, In the proceedings of  the 2006 American Control Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
    9. Gregory M. Shaver, Stability Analysis of Residual-Affected HCCI using Convex Optimization, IFAC Advances in Automotive Control, August 2007, Monterey Coast, CA
    10. Anup Kulkarni*, Gayatri Adi*, and Gregory M. Shaver, Modeling Cylinder-to-Cylinder Coupling in Multi-Cylinder HCCI Engines Incorporating Reinduction, 2007 ASME IMECE, IMECE2007-42487, November 2007, Seattle WA
    11. David B. Snyder*, Elena G. Washington, Armando P. Indrajuana, and Gregory M. Shaver, Biodiesel Blend Estimation via a Wideband Oxygen Sensor,  Proceedings of the 2008 American Control Conference, June 2008
    12. Meagan Arnold*, Aman Yadav, Gregory M. Shaver, and Eric Nauman, E. A. (2008, June). Measuring student perceptions of case-based instruction in an engineering course. Paper presented at the American Society of Engr. Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Pittsburg, PA.
    13. David B. Snyder*, Gayatri H. Adi, Michael P. Bunce, Chris Satkoski, and Gregory M. Shaver, Uncertainty Analysis of Wideband Oxygen Sensor Based Strategy for Steady-State Biodiesel Blend Estimation, 2008 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, October 20-22, 2008
    14. Gayatri Adi*, Carrie Hall, Chris Satkoski, Mike Bunce, David Snyder, and Gregory M. Shaver, An experimental and simulation study of increases in fuel consumption and NOx emissions in a biofueled diesel engine, ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division 2009 Spring Technical Conference, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 2009
    15. Aman Yadav and Gregory M. Shaver, Comparing the lecture method with case teaching method in a mechanical engineering course, ASEE Annual Conference, Austin, TX June 2009
    16. Anup Kulkarni*, Karla Stricker, Angeline Blum, and Gregory M. Shaver, PCCI control authority of a modern diesel engine outfitted with flexible intake valve actuation, 2009 SAE International Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Meeting, Florence, Italy, June 2009
    17. Anup Kulkarni*, Gayatri Adi, Sriram S. Popuri, Gregory M. Shaver, Tim R. Frazier, and Donald W. Stanton, Development and validation of a flexible and computationally efficient whole engine model of a Cummins 2007 turbocharged diesel engine, 2009 SAE International Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Meeting, Florence, Italy, June 2009
    18. Chris Satkoski*, Gregory M. Shaver, Ranjit More, Peter Meckl, and Douglas Memering, Dynamic Modeling of a Piezo-electric Actuated Fuel Injector, IFAC Workshop on Engine and Powertrain Control Simulation and Modeling, 11/30-12/2/2009, IFP, Rueil-Malmaison, France
    19. Gayatri Adi*, Carrie Hall*, David Snyder*, Michael Bunce, and Gregory M. Shaver, Clean and Efficient Fuel-Flexible Combustion of Alternative Diesel Fuels via Closed-Loop Control, 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Advances in Energy Research, 12/2009, IIT Bombay
    20. David Snyder*, Gayatri Adi, Michael Bunce, Carrie Hall, and Gregory M. Shaver, Dynamic exhaust oxygen based biodiesel blend estimation with an extended Kalman filter, 2010 American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD on June 30-July 02, 2010
    21. Christopher Satkoski and Gregory M. Shaver, Design of a Dynamic Fuel Flow Estimator For a Piezoelectric Fuel Injector, 6th IFAC Symposium Advances in Automotive Control, Munich – Schwabing, Germany, July 12-14, 2010.
    22. Mike Bunce*, David Snyder*, Gayatri Adi*, Carrie Hall, Bernie Davila, and Gregory M. Shaver, Optimization of the performance and emissions of soy biodiesel blends in a modern diesel engine, 2010 ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, September 12-15, 2010, San Antonio, TX, USA
    23. David Snyder*, Gayatri Adi*, Carrie Hall, Mike Bunce, and Gregory M. Shaver, Closed-Loop Control Framework for Fuel-Flexible Combustion of Biodiesel Blends, 2010 ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference, September 12-15, 2010, San Antonio, TX, USA
    24. Chris Satkoski*, Scott D. Biggs, and Gregory M. Shaver, Cycle-to-Cycle Estimation and Control of Multiple Pulse Profiles for a Piezoelectric Fuel Injection, 2011 American Control Conference
    25. Lyle Kocher*, Ed Koeberlein*, Karla Stricker, Daniel Van Alstine, and Gregory M. Shaver, Control-Oriented Modeling of Diesel Engine Gas Exchange, 2011 Amer. Control Conf.
    26. Ed Koeberlein*, Lyle Kocher, Daniel Van Alstine, Karla Stricker, and Gregory M. Shaver, Physics-based Control-Oriented Modeling of Exhaust Gas Enthalpy for Engines Utilizing Variable Valve Actuation, 2011 Dyn. Systems and Control Conference.
    27. Karla Stricker*, Lyle Kocher, Ed Koeberlein, Daniel Van Alstine, and Gregory M. Shaver, Turbocharger Map Reduction for Control-Oriented Modeling, 2011 Dynamics Systems and Control Conference.
    28. Lyle Kocher, Ed Koeberlein, Daniel Van Alstine, Karla Stricker, and Gregory M. Shaver, Physically-Based Volumetric Efficiency Model for Diesel Engines Utilizing Variable Intake Valve Actuation, 2011 Dynamics Systems and Control Conference.
    29. Neha Ruikar*, Chris Satkoski*, and Gregory M. Shaver, Control Design Amenable Model of Needle Position for a Direct Acting Piezoelectric Fuel Injector, 2011 Dynamics Systems and Control Conference.
    30. Gayatri Adi*, Carrie Hall*, and Gregory M. Shaver, Closed-Loop Control of Fuel-Flexible CI Engines, 3rd International Conference on Advances in Energy Research, December, 2011.
    31. Dan Van Alstine*, Lyle Kocher, Ed Koeberlein, Karla Stricker, and Gregory M. Shaver, Control-Oriented PCCI Combustion Timing Model for a Diesel Engine Utilizing Flexible Intake Valve Actuation and Higher EGR Levels, 2012 American Control Conference.
    32. Karla Stricker*, Lyle Kocher, Ed Koeberlein, Dan Van Alstine, and Gregory M. Shaver, Effective Compression Ratio Estimation in Engines with Flexible Intake Valve Actuation, 2012 American Control Conference.
    33. Lyle Kocher, Karla Stricker, Dan Van Alstine, Ed Koeberlein, and Gregory M. Shaver, Oxygen Fraction Estimation for Diesel Engines Utilizing Variable Intake Valve Actuation, 2012 American Control Conference.
    34. Carrie M. Hall*, Gregory M. Shaver, Jonathan Chauvin, and Nicolas Petit, Combustion Phasing Model for Control of a Gasoline-Ethanol Fueled SI Engine with Variable Valve Timing, 2012 American Control Conference.
    35. Gayatri Adi*, Carrie Hall*, and Gregory M. Shaver, Diesel Engine Control Strategy for Biodiesel Blend Accommodation Independent of Fuel Fatty Acid Structure, 2012 IFAC Workshop
    36. Lyle Kocher*, Karla Stricker, Dan Van Alstine, and Gregory M. Shaver, Robust Oxygen Fraction Estimation for Diesel Engines Utilizing Variable Intake Valve Actuation, 2012 IFAC Workshop
    37. Karla Stricker*, Lyle Kocher, Dan Van Alstine, and Gregory M. Shaver, Guaranteed Convergence of a High-Gain Input Observer Robust to Measurement Uncertainty: Application to Effective Compression Ratio Estimation, 2012 IFAC Workshop
    38. Carrie M. Hall, Dan Van Alstine, Lyle Kocher, and Greg Shaver, Combustion Timing Modeling & Control Framework for Biodiesel/Diesel Blends During Pre-mixed Combustion, 2012 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference.
    39. Dat Le*, Jin Shen*, Neha S. Ruikar, and Gregory M. Shaver, Dynamic Modeling of Piezo-Electric Injector-Enabled Rate Shaping, American Control Conference, 2013.
    40. Jin Shen*, Neha Ruikar*, Dat Le and Gregory M. Shaver, Model-based Within-a-Cycle Estimation of Rate Shaping for a Piezoelectric Fuel Injector, American Control Conference, 2013.
    41. Lyle Kocher*, Mark Magee, Dan Van Alstine, Gregory M. Shaver , A Nonlinear Model-Based Controller for Premixed Charge Compression Ignition Combustion Timing in Diesel Engines, American Control Conference, 2013.
    42. Dat Le*, Bradley W. Pietrzak, and Gregory M. Shaver, Rate Shaping Estimation and Control of a Piezoelectric Fuel Injector, 2013 Dynamics Systems and Control Conference, 2-2013
    43. Carrie M. Hall*, Dan Van Alstine, and Gregory M. Shaver, Flatness-Based Control of Mode Transitions between Conventional and Premixed Charge Compression Ignition on a Modern Diesel Engine with Variable Valve Actuation,  2013 Dynamics Systems and Control Conference, 2-2013
    44. Bradley Pietrzak*, Dat Le, and Gregory M. Shaver, Model-Based Estimation of Piezoelectric Fuel Injector Parameters, 2014 American Control Conference
    45. Adam Fogarty, Kevin Oswald, Gregory M. Shaver, Peter Meckl, and Vahid Motevallii, Design of a Rear Suspension Cradle for usage in a Parallel-Through-the-Road Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle, 2014-01-1928
    46. Ashish Vora, Haotian Wu, Chuang Wang, Yili Qian, Gregory M. Shaver, Peter Meckl, Haiyan Zhang, Development of a SIL, HIL and Vehicle Test-Bench for Model-Based Design and Validation of Hybrid Powertrain Control Strategies, 2014-01-1906, in review
    47. Leighton Roberts, Mark Magee, David Fain, Greg Shaver, Eric Holloway, Raymond Shute, James McCarthy, Douglas Nielsen, Edward Koeberlein, Raymond Shute, and David Koeberlein, Impact of Cylinder Deactivation at Idle on Thermal Management and Efficiency, 2014 SAE COMVEC
    48. Leighton Roberts, Mark Magee, David Fain, Greg Shaver, Eric Holloway, Raymond Shute, James McCarthy, Douglas Nielsen, Edward Koeberlein, Raymond Shute, and David Koeberlein, Impact of Early Exhaust Valve Opening on Exhaust Thermal Management and Efficiency for Compression Ignition Engines, 2014 SAE COMVEC
    49. Dat Le*, Bradley Pietrzak, and Gregory M. Shaver, Stability Analysis of Dynamic Surface Control for Piezoelectric Fuel Injection During Rate Shaping, 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference

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Patents

 

Teaching 

ME 365 - Systems Measurement - Fall '06
ME 375 - System Modeling and Analysis - Spring '15, Spring '11, Spring '10, Spring '08, Fall '07, Spring '07
ME 475 - Automatic Control Design - Spring '09, Fall '08

ME 575 - Theory and Design of Control Systems - Fall '14, Fall '13, Fall, '12, Fall '11, Fall '10, Fall '09
ME 675 – Multivariate Control Design – Spring '14, Spring ‘12
ME 689 - Adaptive Control - Spring '13



Current Professional Service

Associate Editor for ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control and International Journal of Engine Research 

Community/Campus Engagement

Member of, and Point of Contact for - Ground Vehicle Power Research Community, Energy Center

Marrow Donor (Video/Interview) - City of Hope, Spring 2007


Faculty advisor, Phi Chapter of Theta Tau Engineering Fraternity


News

Purdue Aims to fill engineer shortage with hybrid program, Feb. 2013

Toward a Greener Tomorrow – Multidisciplinary research is leading to clean, efficient, fuel-flexible vehicles, January 2013

EcoCar2: Plugging into the future, January 2013

Purdue creates graduate certificate in hybrid vehicles, September 2012

Science on Tap talk to focus on researching next generation of engines, August 2012

Gregory Shaver Honored with Max Bentele Award for Engine Technology Innovation, August 2012

Purdue creates graduate certificate in hybrid vehicles, September 2012

Engineering is a family affair, Spring 2012

Cramming for degrees in hybrids, May 2012

Advanced engine-control system reduces biodiesel fuel consumption and emissions, 1/25/2010

Purdue report: Switching to biodiesel benefits Indianapolis buses, 8/21/2008  

In Gas-Powered World, Ethanol Stirs Complaints (New York Times), 7/26/2008

Purdue's Herrick Labs turning 50, eyes future expansion, 7/2/2008

WSBT (South Bend, IN) Radio Interview, 6/1/2007


'Radical engine redesign would reduce pollution, oil consumption', Purdue Press, 5/8/2007

Herrick Labs Newletter, Spring 2007

Greater Lafayette Citybus Newsletter, Spring 2007

Purdue ME Impact, Winter 2006-07

Article: Gifts to Benefit Mechanical Engineering, Journal & Courier 9/16/2006

 

 Ph.D. Thesis

Physics-Based Modeling and Control of Residual-Affected HCCI Engines Using Variable Valve Actuation, September 16th 2005 

Ph.D. Defense, May 6th 2005

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