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Stephanie Stockar

Assistant Professor

Department(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

136 Research Building East

sus772@psu.edu

814-863-6276

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Energy Systems, Sensors & Controls, Transportation Systems

Interest Areas:

Internal combustion engines, advanced powertrain systems, energy systems, model order reduction, optimization and control.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zurich, 2007
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, ETH Zurich, 2009
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, The Ohio State University, 2013

Publications

Book, Chapter

  • Q. Zhang, Stephanie Stockar and Marcello Canova, 2016, Energy-Optimal Control of an Automotive Air Conditioning System for Ancillary Load Reduction

Conference Proceeding

  • Stephanie Stockar, Marcello Canova, Baitao Xiao, Wengang Dai and Julia Buckland, , "Modeling for Estimation of Wave Action in Multi-Cylinder Turbocharged SI Engines", 8th IFAC Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control AAC 2016

Journal Article

  • Q. Zhang, Stephanie Stockar and M. Canova, 2016, "Energy-optimal control of an automotive air conditioning system for ancillary load reduction", IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, 24, (1), pp. 67-80
  • Stephanie Stockar, M. Canova, Y. Guezennec, A. Della Torre, G. Montenegro and A. Onorati, 2015, "Model-order reduction for wave propagation dynamics in internal combustion engine air path systems", International Journal of Engine Research, 16, (4), pp. 547-564
  • Stephanie Stockar, M. Canova, G. Rizzoni and Y. Guezennec, 2015, "A lumped-parameter modeling methodology for one-dimensional hyperbolic partial differential equations describing nonlinear wave propagation in fluids", ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 137, (1), pp. 011002
  • Stephanie Stockar, M. Canova, Y. Guezennec, A. Della Torre, G. Montenegro and A. Onorati, 2013, "Modeling wave action effects in internal combustion engine air path systems: Comparison of numerical and system dynamics approaches", International Journal of Engine Research, 14, (4), pp. 391-408
  • Stephanie Stockar, V. Marano, M. Canova, G. Rizzoni and L. Guzzella, 2011, "Energy-optimal control of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles for real-world driving cycles", IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 60, (7), pp. 2949-2962
  • Stephanie Stockar, P. Tulpule, V. Marano and G. Rizzoni, 2010, "Energy, economical and environmental analysis of plug-in hybrids electric vehicles based on common driving cycles", SAE International Journal of Engines, 2, (2), pp. 467-476
  • Stephanie Stockar, Marcello Canova, Baitao Xiao, Wengang Dai and Julia Buckland, , "Fast Simulation of Wave Action in Engine Air Path Systems Using Model Order Reduction", SAE International Journal of Engines, 9, (2016-01-0572), pp. 11

Research Projects

  •   -  , "Maximizing Fuel Economy through Real-Time, Collaborative, and Predictive Co-Optimization of Routing, Speed, and Powertrain Control," (Sponsor: ARPA-E).

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Oral Presentation for "Fast Simulation of Wave Action in Engine Air Path Systems Using Model Order Reduction", SAE, April 2016
  • Best Presentation in Session "Modeling, Estimation and Control of Advanced Engine Air Path Systems", 2013 American Control Conference, Washington, DC, 2013
  • Travel support for the CMMI 2012 Grantee Conference, NSF, 2012
  • Travel support for the 2011 Dynamic System and Control Conference, ASME, 2011

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Faculty Advisor, Society of Automotive Engineers, August 2016
  • Committee Member, MNE Committee on Recruitment & Support of Graduate Students, August 2016
  • Advisor, Schreyers Scholars Advising, August 2016
  • Co-Organizer, System Dynamics, ME Candidacy Exam Committee (Caucus Groups), August 2016
  • Co-Chairperson, ME Required Course Chairs and Co-Chairs, August 2016

Service to External Organizations:

  • Associate Editor8th IFAC International Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control, June 2016
  • Associate Editor4th IFAC Workshop on Engine and Powertrain Control, Simulation and Modeling (ECOSM), August 2015
  • Chairperson, ESTC Best Paper Award Committee Chair, ASME, Best Paper Award, October 2016
 


 

About

The Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering at Penn State is one of the nation’s largest and most successful engineering departments. We serve more than 1,000 undergraduate students and more than 330 graduate students

We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

137 Reber Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2519