Dr. David A. Woodburn, Distance Learning Director and Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

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Doctor of philosophy in electromagnetics with a year of experience in teaching graduate students and ten years of experience in controls, modeling, and simulation with a focus on electromechanical systems and power generation. Also worked with finite-element methods, numerical analysis, DSP programming, and high-power testing.

Thesis Topic: Modeling and Simulation of All-electric Power Generation and Actuation

 

Education

B.S. Electrical Engineering (Magna Cum Laude), John Brown University; 2004

Ph.D. and M.S. Electrical Engineering, University of Central Florida; 2007-2013

Publications

- Woodburn, D.; Wu, T.X.; Chow, L.; Leland, Q.; “Novel Nonlinear Inductance Modeling of Permanent Magnet Motor,” IEEE Trans. Magnetics, to be submitted for publication 2013.

- Woodburn, D.; Wu, T.X.; Zhou, L.; Hu, Y.; Lin, Y.; Chow, L.; Leland, Q.; “Dynamic Heat Generation Modeling of High Performance Electromechanical Actuator,” IEEE Trans. Aerosp. Electron. Syst., accepted for publication 2013.

- Woodburn, D.; Wu, T.X.; Lin, S.; Bindl, J.; Hu, Y.; Brokaw, W.; Chow, L.; Zhou, L.; Lin, Y.; Leland, Q.; Tran, B.; Jordan, B.; Gregory, E.; Iden, S.; Rolinski, N., ”Integrated Nonlinear Dynamic Modeling and Field Oriented Control of Permanent Magnet (PM) Motor for High Performance EMA,” Paper 2010-01-1742, 2010 SAE Power Systems Conference, Dallas, TX.

- Rolinski, N.; Leland, Q.; Gregory, E.; Jordan, B.; Woodburn, D.; Wu, T.X., ”Dynamic Testing of Electromechanical Actuators Using Time-history Data,” Paper 2010-01-1748, 2010 SAE Power Systems Conference, Dallas, TX.

- Zhou, L.; Lin, Y.; Chow, L.; Woodburn, D.; Wu, T.X.; Bindl, J.; Hu, Y.; Brokaw, W.; Leland, Q.; Tran, B.; Jordan, B.; Gregory, E.; Iden, S.; Rolinski, N., ”Lumped Node Thermal Modeling of EMA with FEA Validation,” Paper 2010-01-1749, 2010 SAE Power Systems Conference, Dallas, TX.

- Liu, H.; Woodburn, D.; Lin, S.; Wu, T.X.; Wei, J.; Cao, K., ”Design of a High Speed Universal Motor for Organic Agriculture Applications,” Proceedings of the Progress in Electromagnetics Research Conference, Cambridge, MA, 2010.

- Woodburn, D.; Wu, T.X.; Chow, L.; Leland, Q.; Brokaw, W.; Bindl, J.; Rolinski, N.; Zhou, L.; Lin, Y.; Jordan, B., “Dynamic Heat Generation Modeling of High Performance Electromechanical Actuator,” Paper 2010-290, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting Including the New Horizons Forum and Aerospace Exposition, 4-7 January 2010.

- Woodburn, D.; Wu, T.X.; Leland, Q.; Rolinski, N.; Chow, L.; Jordan, B., ”Parabolic approximation to EMA motion profiles,” Aerospace & Electronics Conference (NAECON), Proceedings of the IEEE 2009 National, pp. 97-102, 21-23 July 2009.

- Zhang, K.; Wu, T.X.; Kutkut, N.; Shen, J.; Woodburn, D.; Chow, L.; Wu, W.; Mustain, H.; Batarseh, I., ”Modeling and design optimization of planar power transformer for aerospace application,” Aerospace & Electronics Conference (NAECON), Proceedings of the IEEE 2009 National, pp. 116-120, 21-23 July 2009.

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