John Hall

Assistant Professor

Research Area: Design and Optimization

Contact Information

241 Bell Hall

716-645-5946

johnhall@buffalo.edu

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012.

Research Interests

Complex System Analysis and Simulation, Comprehensive Product Development Methodologies, Multidisciplinary Decision-Making and Optimization, Wind Energy Conversion, Renewable Energy Systems, Energy Efficient Products

Selected Publications

  • J.F. Hall and D. Chen, "Dynamic Optimization of Drivetrain Gear Ratio to Maximize Wind Turbine Power Generation, Part 1: System Model and Control Framework”, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 135, (1), January 2013
  • J.F. Hall and D. Chen, "Dynamic Optimization of Drivetrain Gear Ratio to Maximize Wind Turbine Power Generation, Part 2: Control Design”, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 135, (1), January 2013
  • D. Palejiya, J.F. Hall, C.A. Mecklenborg and D. Chen, “Switching Stability Analysis of an Integrated Wind Turbine and Rechargeable Battery System, A Common Quadratic Lyapunov Function Approach”,  ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 135, (2), February 2013
  • J.F. Hall, C.A. Mecklenborg, and D. Chen, “The Effects of Membrane Properties and Structural Parameters on the Non-Minimum Phase Behavior of the PEM Fuel Cell Humidification System”, ASME Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology, 9, (1), February 2012
  • J.F. Hall and D. Chen, "Performance of a 100 kW Wind Turbine with a Variable Ratio Gearbox”, Renewable Energy, 44, August 2012, pp.  261-266
  • J.F. Hall, C.A. Mecklenborg, D. Chen, and S.B. Pratap, “Wind Energy Conversion with a Variable-Ratio Gearbox: Design and Analysis”, Renewable Energy, 36, (3), March 2011, pp.1075-1080