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James Mynderse, PhD

Assistant Professor

21000 West Ten Mile Road
Engineering Building, E43
Southfield, MI 48075

jmynderse@ltu.edu

(248) 204-2577

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2012
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2005
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2002

Courses and Advising

Research Interests

  • Mechatronics
  • Control theory
  • Hysteresis modeling and compensation
  • Perception-based engineering

Selected Publications

  1. Mynderse, J. A. and Shelton, J. N., 2014, "Implementing Problem-Based Learning in a Senior/Graduate Mechatronics Course," Proceedings of the 2014 ASEE Annual Conference.
  2. Mynderse, J. A. and Chiu, G. T.-C., 2013, “Modeling of a dynamic mirror with antagonistic piezoelectric stack actuation,” Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 136(2), doi: 10.1115/1.4025671.
  3. Mynderse, J. A. and Chiu, G. T.-C., 2013, “Two degree-of-freedom hysteresis compensation for a dynamic mirror with antagonistic piezoelectric stack actuation,” Proceedings of the 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC2013).
  4. Shelton, J. N., Mynderse, J. A., and Chiu, G. T.-C., 2013, “Smoothly transitioning between ballistic and corrective control to produce human-like movement,” Proceedings of the 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC2013).
  5. Mynderse, J. A., Whitney, A. M., and Chiu, G. T.-C., 2011, “Improved modeling of a dynamic mirror with antagonistic piezoelectric stack actuation,” Proceedings of the 2011 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC2011).
  6. Mynderse, J. A. and Chiu, G. T.-C., 2010, “Modeling of a dynamic mirror actuator”. Proceedings of the 2010 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC2010).
  7. Israr, A., Tan, H. Z., Mynderse, J. A., and Chiu, G. T.-C., 2008, “A psychophysical model of motorcycle handlebar vibrations,” Proceedings of the 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE2008).
  8. Mynderse, J. A., Messner,W. C., and Chiu, G. T.-C., 2007, “H loopshaping control of a steering wheel vibration simulator using complex lead filter,” Proceedings of the 2007 European Controls Conference.
  9. Mynderse, J. A. and Chiu, G. T.-C., 2006, “Improved control of a steering wheel vibration simulator,” Proceedings of 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition (IMECE2006).
  10. Mynderse, J. A. and Chiu, G. T.-C., 2005, “Design and control of a steering wheel vibration simulator,” Proceedings of the 16th IFAC World Congress.

Honors and Awards

  • Faculty Research Seed Grant Award, Lawrence Technological University, 2013
  • Estus H. and Vashti L. Magoon Award for Excellence in Teaching, Purdue University, 2011
  • Laura Davidson Winkelman Fellowship, Purdue University, 2005
  • John M. Bruce Memorial Scholarship, Purdue University, 2001
  • Eagle Scout, 1993

Activities and Service

  • Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member, Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)