Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - Leading Process and Product Improvement

Alamgir Choudhury, Ph.D.

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Western Michigan University
F-222 Parkview Campus
Kalamazoo, Michigan 49008-5336
Phone: (269) 276-3357
Email: alamgir.choudhury@wmich.edu





 

Publications:

Choudhury, A., Keil, M. and Rodriguez, J.; On the Commutativity of Finite Sequential Rotations; International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, Volume 36 (2), 2008.

Ikonomov, P., Ramrattan, S. and Choudhury, A., Large scale Functional Prototyping from Various Casting alloys, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Vol 10(1), 2006.

Choudhury, A., Ramrattan, S., Ikonomov, P. and Dwivedi, S; A Web-based Approach for real-time Process Control, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Vol 8(2), 2005.

Choudhury, A. and Genin, J., "Kinematics of an n degree of freedom multi-link robotic system", International Journal of Robotic Research. Vol. 8(6 ), 1989,Cambridge, MA.

Choudhury, A. and Genin, J.,  Kinematics of a flexible length redundant robotic arm. Proceedings of the 59th Shock and Vibration Symposium. Sandia Report SAND88-2473c, Vol. 3, Albuquerque, NM. 1988.

Choudhury, A., "Dynamic modeling, simulation and analysis of dynamic behavior of a spherical wrist six degree of freedom industrial robot", Computing Research Laboratory Technical Memorandum. No MCCS-87-98, Las Cruces, NM 1987.

Choudhury , A., Ikonomov,  P. and Rodriguez; J.;  An experimental setup for optimal design of a human-powered hydraulic bicycle, Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Austin, TX, June 2009.

Choudhury, A., Ikonomov,  P., Rodriguez J. and Ramrattan S.; Mult-imode learning and fluid mechanics to fluid power: an undergraduate curriculum reform , Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2008.

Choudhury, A., Rodriguez, J., Keil, M., Ikonomov, P.,  and Ramrattan,  S.; Eulerian angles for simulation of robot motion in manufacturing industry; Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications and Practice, Nagoya, Japan, October 24-27, 2006.

Choudhury, A., Rodriguez, J., Keil, M., Ikonomov, P.,  Ramrattan,  S. and Goyal,  A.;  A Romote Laboratory for Stress and Deformation Study; Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, June 2006.

Goyal,  A., Choudhury, A., Rodriguez, J., and Ikonomov, P.;  Endurance characteristics of industrial pneumatic valves for design optimization; Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications and Practice; Clearwater Beach, FL, December 4-7, 2005.

Choudhury, A., Ramrattan, S., Koppolu, V. and Bidassie, B.; Process Monitoring and Control in a Wireless Environment, Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education NCS Spring Conference, Kalamazoo, MI,  April, 2004.

Keil, M., Ramrattan, S., Rodriguez, J., and Choudhury, A., Design of a Machine for Investigating Thermal Distortion in Chemically Bondes Sands, Proceedings of the 8th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications, and Practice, Las Vegas, NV, November 10-12, 2003.

Choudhury, A., Efficient Reconfiguration of Industrial Robots for Casting Operation, Proceedings of the 7th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering – Theory, Applications, and Practice, Pusan, Korea, October 22-28, 2002.

Choudhury, A., Rodriguez, J., Keil, M. and Ramrattan, S., "A tool for rapid reconfiguration of industrial robot models", Proceedings of the 6th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering - Theory, Applications and Practice , San Francisco, CA, 2001.

Choudhury, A., "Integrated Instrumentation and control for mechanical and electrical engineering technology", ASEE 2000 Annual Conference Proceeding , St. Louise, MO, June 2000


Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME)
  • Tau Alpha Pi, Engineering Technology Honor Society

Committees Served:

  • IME Departmental Assessment Committee
  • IME Recruitment and Retention Committee
  • IME Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
  • IME Equipment and Safety Committee
  • IME United Way Representative
  • WMU Faculty Senate

Grants and Awards:

  • Performance analysis of hydraulic system components for a fluid power curriculum and capstone design project, National Fluid Power Association, 2009.
  • Frederick J. Berger award, Tau Alpha Pi,Washington, DC, 2009.
  • Chainless Challenge, Parker Hannifin Corporation, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Parameter characterization for control of a nonlinear hydraulic system, National Fluid Power Association, 2006.
  • Investigating the working postures and applied forces on nurses while placing a maternity bed foot-section onto a birthing bed for different bed design, Stryker Medical, 2005.
  • Study of performance characteristics of pneumatic valve for manufacturing applications, Parker Hannifin Corporation Pneumatic Division, Richland, MI, 2005.
  • Online control of a hydraulic system for experimentation in mechanics, National Fluid Power Association, 2004.
  • Human-Hydraulic bicycle challenge, Parker Hannifin Corporation, 2004.
  • Study of performance characteristics and design optimization of pneumatic valve for manufacturing, Parker Hannifin Corporation Pneumatic Division, Richland, MI, 2004.
  • Parker Hannifin Motion and Control Laboratory, Parker Hannifin Foundation, Cleveland, OH, 2003.
  • Remote Data Collection and Transfer as a Teaching Tool for Process Monitoring & Control, DOE, WMU/UC, 2002.
  • Developing a computer assisted tool for analysis and design of mechanical components in the engineering technology programs, WMU, Kalamazoo, MI, 2002.
  • Modified Eulerian angle for mathematical modeling and optimal design of open chain mechanical system, Graduate College, WMU, Kalamazoo, MI, 2001.
  • Instrumentation and process control laboratory, National Science Foundation (Grant #981065), 1998
 

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