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Ayoubi, Mohammad Ali

Biography

Professor Ayoubi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Santa Clara University. He graduated from the School of Aeronautics and Astronautics at Purdue University in 2007, after which he worked as a postdoctoral Research Associate with the Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech). In 2008, he joined Santa Clara University. His general research interests are dynamics, control, and optimization.

Education

Ph.D., Aeronautics & Astronautics, Purdue University, 2007
M.S., Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1998
B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1991 

Awards

  1. ASME Fellow, 2016
  2. NASA Faculty Fellow, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, Summer 2014.
  3. NASA Faculty Fellow, Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA, Summer 2013.
  4. Researcher of the Year, School of Engineering, 2012-2013.
  5. Purdue Research Foundation Fellowship, Summer 2006.
  6. Excellence in Teaching Award, Graduate School, Purdue University, 2005-2006.
  7. Magoon Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, School of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Purdue University, 2005-2006.
  8. Magoon Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Department of Freshman Engineering,Purdue University, 2004-2005.

Courses Taught

Undergraduate:

MECH 140 Dynamics
MECH 141 Mechanical Vibrations
MECH 142 Control Systems; Analysis and Design
MECH 155 Astrodynamics

For a list of Undergraduate course descriptions, visit the Course Descriptions page.

Graduate:

MECH 200/201 Advanced Engineering Mathematics I, II
MECH 214/215 Advanced Dynamics I, II
MECH 220/221 Orbital Mechanics I, II
MECH 323/324 Modern Control Systems I, II
MECH 423/424 Nonlinear Systems and Controls I, II
MECH 429/430 Optimal Control I, II

For a list of Graduate course descriptions, visit the Course Descriptions page.

Special Topics in Dynamics and Control:

Dynamics and Control of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs)

Mohammad Ayoubi, Mechanical Engineering

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Office: EC 225

Phone: 408-554-5205

Fax: 408-554-5474

Email: maayoubi@scu.edu