Sabri Tosunoglu

Sabri Tosunoglu
Associate Professor
U-Florida at Gainesville ‘90
Fall ‘94
tosun@fiu.edu
(305) 348-1091

Degrees with Fields, Institution and Date

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, 1986
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Mid East Tech. Univ., Ankara,Turkey, 1982
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Mid East Tech. Univ., Ankara,Turkey, 1980

Number of Years Service of this Faculty, Date of Original Appointments and Dates of Advancement in Rank:

8 Years
Associate Professor, Florida International University, 1997-Present
Assistant Professor, Florida International University, 1994-1997

Other Related Experience:

Research Scientist, Program Manager, and Research Associate positions at the University of Texas at Austin, 1986-1994.
Closely worked with Oak Ridge National Laboratory on a joint project from the U.S. DOE while at the University of Texas at Austin.

Consulting, Patents, etc.:

Have done consulting to various companies in the past.

State in which registered: N/A

Principal Publications (Last five years):

R. Villacis, S. Tosunoglu, and S. M. Lee, Wireless Network Technology: A Case Study at FIU’s College of Engineering, The Sixth World Multiconference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 14-18, 2002.

S. Tosunoglu, Dynamic Modeling of Compliance in Robotic Systems, World Automation Congress, WAC 2002, and the ISORA 2002 9th International Symposium on Robotics and Applications, Orlando, Florida, June 9-13, 2002.

J. Blanch, and S. Tosunoglu, Control of Mobile Platforms via Hand-Held Computers, Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, May 23–24, 2002.

Santos, J. Blanco, and S. Tosunoglu, Design of a Reconfigurable Modular All-Terrain Platform, Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, May 23–24, 2002.

O. Kaynak, S. Tosunoglu, and M. Ang, Jr. (Eds.), Recent Advances in Mechatronics, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1999.

S. Tosunoglu, T. C. Yih, and I. Tansel, Editors, Proceedings of the 1997 Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics, Minuteman Press, Miami, Florida, 1997.

Mebarak, and S. Tosunoglu, Optimal Design of a Robotic System via the Automated Integration of MatLab and Pro/Engineer Software Tools, Florida Conference on Recent Advances in Robotics, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, May 23–24, 2002.

Memberships in Scientific and Professional Societies: ASME

Honors and Awards:

Received the ASME Certificate of Appreciation, ASME FIU Student Section, December 2001.

Received the ASME International Certificate of Appreciation, Region XI, 1999-2001, Faculty Advisor, April 26, 2000.

Member, U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program, Fulbright Specialist Review Committee, Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), 2000-present.

Five-Year Service Recognition Award, Florida International University, October 22, 1999.

Recipient of TIP, Teaching Incentive Program Award, administered by the State of Florida State University System, Florida International University, April 1999.

Recipient of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Scholarship, von Karman Institute, Rhode Saint Genese, Belgium, 1979.

Institutional and Professional Services (Last five years):

Member, Graduate Council, Faculty Senate, FIU, 2001–present.
Member, Research Committee, Faculty Senate, FIU, 2001–present.
Member, University Curriculum Committee, FIU, 2001–present.
Member, College TIP Committee, College of Engineering, FIU, 2001–2002.
Chair, Faculty Search and Screen Committee, Department of Mechanical Engineering, FIU, 2001–2002.
Vice Chairperson, Executive Committee, Order of Engineer, National Link 140 at FIU, 2000–2001.
Member, Curriculum Committee, College of Engineering, FIU, 1999–2000.
Chair, Faculty Search and Screen Committee, Department of Mechanical Engineering, FIU, 1998–1999.

Professional Development Activities (Last five years):

Member, ASME, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1984 to present. Faculty Advisor for the ASME FIU Student Chapter, 1998 to present.

Honorary Member, Pi Tau Sigma, Honorary Mechanical Engineering Fraternity, 2000.

Member, SAE, Society of Automotive Engineers, 1997 to present.

Faculty Advisor for the SAE FIU Chapter, 1997 to present.

Member, IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 1988 to present. Active in the following societies: Robotics and Automation Society, Automatic Control Society, Computer Society. Faculty Advisor for the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society FIU Student Branch Chapter, 1996 to 1998.