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    Carrie Michele Hall, PhD - Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

    Carrie Michele Hall, PhD

    Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

    Office: E1-252D

    Phone: 312.567.3195
    Fax: 312.567.7230
    Email: chall9@iit.edu
    Web: www.carriemhall.com
         

    Expertise

    • Controls and combustion

    Education

    • B.S. Engineering Science, Bob Jones University, 2008
    • M.S. Engineering, Purdue University, 2010
    • Ph.D. Engineering, Purdue University, 2012

    Research

    Modeling and control of advanced internal combustion engines; development of clean and efficient utilization of alternative fuels.

    Current Projects

    Awards/Honors

    • Best Presentation Award for Session on Modeling and Estimation in Automotive Powertrain Systems, American Controls Conference (2012)
    • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2010-2012)
    • Ward A. Lambert Teaching Fellowship (2012)
    • Chateaubriand Fellowship (2011)
    • Laura Winkleman Davidson Fellowship for Doctoral Studies (2008-2010)

    Patents

    • Provisional Patent: Methods for Controlling Combustion of Blended Biofuels, Application Number: 61/291,383, Provisional Filing date: 12/31/2009, Gregory Shaver, David Snyder, Carrie Hall, Gayatri Adi, and Michael Bunce, Full application filed: 12/31/2011.

    Books

    Selected Publications

    Carrie M. 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 Exhaust Gas Recirculation Rates”, Journal of Automobile Engineering, published online June 2013.

    Carrie M. Hall, Gayatri H. 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, published online December 2012.

    Carrie M. 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 (2012) pp. 448-463.

    David Snyder, Gayatri Adi, Carrie Hall, and Gregory M. Shaver, “Control Variable Based Accommodation of Biodiesel Blends”, International Journal of Engine Research, Vol. 12, No. 6 (2011) pp. 564-579.

    Michael Bunce, David Snyder, Gayatri Adi, Carrie Hall, Jeremy Koehler, Bernie Davila, Shankar Kumar, Phanindra Garimella, Don Stanton, and Greg Shaver, “Optimization of Soy-Biodiesel Combustion in a Modern Diesel Engine”, Fuel, Vol. 90, No. 8 (2011) pp. 2560-2570.

    Michael Bunce, David Snyder, Gayatri Adi, Carrie Hall, Jeremy Koehler, Bernie Davila, Shankar Kumar, Phanindra Garimella, Don Stanton, and Greg Shaver, “Stock and Optimal Performance and Emissions with 5 and 20 % Soy-Biodiesel Blends in a Modern Common Rail Turbo-Diesel Engine”, Energy and Fuels, Vol. 24, No. 2 (2010) pp. 928-939.

    Gayatri Adi, Carrie Hall, David Snyder, Michael Bunce, Christopher Satkoski, Shankar Kumar, Phanindra Garimella, Donald Stanton, and Gregory 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, Vol. 23, No. 12 (2009) pp. 5821-5829.

    Professional Society Memberships

    Department of Mechanical, Materials & Aerospace Engineering
    10 West 32nd Street
    243 Engineering 1 Building
    Chicago, IL 60616-3793
    Phone: 312.567.3175
    Fax: 312.567.7230