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SYSE 580A3 - Development of Aerospace Actuation Systems

  • 3 credits

Systemic and systematic approaches for engineering safe and efficient actuation systems of modern aircraft or spacecraft.


Kamran Shahroudi
Kamran Shahroudi

Kamran Eftekhari Shahroudi received his BTech (1988 Loughborough University, UK), MSAE (1989 University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) and PhD. (1994 Delft, Netherlands) in the field of Gas Turbine-Based Propulsion System Conceptual/Preliminary Design. He completed his post-doc research in the area of Computational Steering and Visualization at the Center for Math and Information Technology in Amsterdam. He joined Woodward in 1997 to balance his academic background with heavy industrial experience.

In 2006 he joined the System Design and Management program at MIT and received his Master of Science in Engineering and Management (a kind of systems and technically oriented MBA) in 2008. He currently serves as a Controls Analyst and Engineering Manager at Woodward in Fort Collins, Colorado.

His current R&D interests include Multidisciplinary System Design Optimization and Robust Control of Prime Mover Systems in addition to using Complex System Dynamics to objectively solve management and technical problems. Please check Google Scholar for published work and patents.

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