Gutierrez, Hector

Associate Professor
Mechanical Aerospace Engineering

Personal Overview

2003 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award
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2001 National Science Foundation Career Award
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2004 Florida Institute of Technology - University Award for Excellence in Research

2003 Florida Institute of Technology - College of Engineering Award for Excellence in Research

Affiliations:

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, IEEE
American Society for Precision Engineering, ASPE

Educational Background

B.Sc., Applied Mathematics Universidad Cayetano Heredia, Lima 1989
B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering Universidad Catolica del Peru 1991
M.Eng., Manufacturing Systems North Carolina State University 1993
Ph.D., Electrical Engineering North Carolina State University 1997

Recognition & Awards

P.E., Control Systems, Florida, 2001

Professional Experience

Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology, 2004- .

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology, 1999-2004.

Visiting Researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Newcastle, Australia, 2001.

Post Doctoral Research Associate, Center for Advanced Computing and Communication, North Carolina State University, 1997-1999.

Research Assistant, Precision Engineering Center and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, North Carolina State University, 1992-1997.

Instructor, Department of Mathematics and Physics, Universidad Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru, 1989-1991.

Current Research

NSF-CAREER: A Mechatronic Framework for Magnetic Suspension Technology.

ONR-YIP: Control of the Vertical Dynamics of Electrodynamic Maglev Systems for Launching.

AF-STTR: Electromagnetic Launching for Affordable, Agile Access to Space. Phase I and II.

NASA-KSC: Modeling Slosh Dynamics in Cryogenic Fuel Tanks under Low Gravity
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NSF-SGER: Smart Structures: Control of Structural Vibrations with Magneto-Rheological Tuned Mass Dampers.

Selected Publications

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R. Meinke, D. Kirk and H. Gutirrez: "Hypersonic Electromagnetic Launch by Constant-Flux Synchronous Motor," 2006 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, Montreal, Canada, July 2006. PDF

C. Goodzeit, R. Meinke, H. Gutierrez, P. Masson and H. Schneider-Muntau: "High Power Density Marine Propulsion Motors with Double-Helix Coils," 2006 Applied Superconductivity Conference, Seattle, WA, Aug. 2006. PDF

J. de Boeij, M. Steinbuch and H. Gutirrez: Modelling the Electromechanical Interactions in a Null-Flux EDS Maglev System, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol.41, No.1, Jan 2005. PDF

J. de Boeij, M. Steinbuch and H. Gutirrez: Mathematical Model of the 5-DOF Sled Dynamics of an Electrodynamic Maglev System with a Passive Sled, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol.41, No.1, Jan 2005. PDF

J. de Boeij, M. Steinbuch and H. Gutirrez: Real-Time Control of the 3-DOF Sled Dynamics of an Electrodynamic Maglev System with a Passive Sled, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, Vol.42, No.5, May 2006. PDF

H. M. Gutierrez and P. I. Ro: "Magnetic Servo Levitation by Sliding-Mode Control of Nonaffine Systems With Algebraic
Input Invertibility,
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, Vol. 52, No. 5, Oct. 2005. PDF

H. M. Gutierrez and P. I. Ro: "Sliding Mode Control of a Nonlinear-Input System: Application to a Magnetically Levitated Fast-Tool Servo,"
IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics. Vol. 45, No. 6, Dec. 1998. PDF

H. M. Gutierrez and P. I. Ro: "Parametric Modeling and Control of a Long- Range Actuator using Magnetic Servo Levitation," IEEE Transactions on Magnetics. Vol. 34, No. 5, Sept. 1998. PDF

K. Gard, H. M. Gutierrez and M. B. Steer: "Characterization of Spectral Regrowth in Microwave Amplifiers based on the Nonlinear Transformation of a Complex Gaussian Process,"
IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. Vol. 47, No. 7, Jul. 1999. PDF

H. M. Gutierrez, K. Gard and M. B. Steer: "Nonlinear Gain Compression in Microwave Amplifiers using Generalized Power Series Analysis and Transformation of Input Statistics,"
IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques. Vol. 48, No. 10, Oct. 2000. PDF