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

Research Interests

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

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)


Fulbright Scholar, 2022-2023

Dean’s Award for Excellence in Advising, Armour College of Engineering, 2022

Bauer Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2020

MMAE Excellence in Teaching Award, Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering Department, Illinois Institute of Technology, 2018

NSF CAREER Award: Control of Advanced Fuel-Flexible Multi-Cylinder Engines. Sponsor: National Science Foundation, award CMMI 1553823, $500,000. 2016-2021

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


Google Scholar Citations


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.


Controls and combustion