Societies

    


 

Editorships
  • Guest Editor for Special Issue on " Vehicle Powertrain Research ", Int. Journal of Powertrains, 2015 –
  • Associate Editor, Int. Journal of Powertrains (Inderscience Publishers), 2014 –
  • Editorial Board - Associate Editor, Proceedings of 2014 American Control Conference
  • Editorial Board - Associate Editor, Proceedings of 2014 ASME Dynamic Systems Control Conference

       

Technical Committees Chair Technical Sessions (>20)
  • Co-chair of the session on " Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition – Part I ", 2017 SAE World Congress, Apr. 2017, Detroit, MI, USA.
  • Chair of the session on " Modeling and Control of Automotive Systems ", 2016 ASME Dynamic System Controls Conference, Oct. 2016, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
  • Chair of the session on " Modeling and Control of Combustion Engines ", 2016 ASME Dynamic System Controls Conference, Oct. 2016, Minneapolis, MN, USA.
  • Co-chair of the session on " Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition – Part I ", 2016 SAE World Congress, Apr. 2016, Detroit, MI, USA.
  • Chair of the session on " Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition – Part II ", 2016 SAE World Congress, Apr. 2016, Detroit, MI, USA.
  • Chair of the session on " Modeling and Control of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles ", 2015 ASME Dynamic System Controls Conference, Oct. 2015, Columbus, OH, USA.
  • Chair of the session on " Estimation and Control of Advanced Internal Combustion Engines ", 2015 American Control Conference, Jul. 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Co-chair of the session on " Control of Autonomous Vehicles and Connected Vehicles ", 2015 American Control Conference, Jul. 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Co-chair of the session on " Control-Oriented Modeling of Advanced Internal Combustion Engines ", 2015 American Control Conference, Jul. 2015, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • Co-chair of the session on " Modeling and Control of IC Engines ", 2014 ASME Dynamic System Control Conference, Oct. 2014, San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • Co-chair of the session on " Dynamic Systems Modeling for the Design and Optimization of Vehicle Systems ", 2014 ASME Dynamic System Control Conference, Oct. 2014, San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • Co-chair of the session on " Energy Storage: Transportation Applications ", 2014 ASME Dynamic System Control Conference, Oct. 2014, San Antonio, TX, USA.
  • Chair of the session on " Modeling and Control of Advanced IC Engine Combustion ", 2014 American Control Conference, Jun. 2014, Portland, OR, USA.
  • Co-chair of the session on " Model-based Estimation for Control and Diagnosis of Automotive systems ", 2014 American Control Conference, Jun. 2014, Portland, OR, USA.
  • Co-chair of the session on " Modeling and Control of Advanced Transportation Systems ", 2014 American Control Conference, Jun. 2014, Portland, OR, USA.
  • Chair of the session on "Control of Advanced Combustion Engines", 2013 ASME Dynamic System Control Conference, Oct. 2013, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
  • Chair of the session on "Control Design Methods for Advanced Powertrain Systems and components", 2013 ASME Dynamic System Control Conference, Oct. 2013, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
  • Co-chair of the session on "Automotive Control Systems", 2013 ASME Dynamic System Control Conference, Oct. 2013, Palo Alto, CA, USA.
  • Chair of the session on "Modeling and Control of Advanced Combustion Systems", 2013 American Control Conference, Jun. 2013.
  • Chair of the session on "Modeling, Estimation, and Control of Advanced Engine Sensing and Actuation", 2013 American Control Conference, Jun. 2013.
  • Chair of the session on "Modeling and Model-Based Control of Advanced IC Engines", 2012 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, Oct. 2012.

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Organizing Conference/Technical Sessions (>55)
  • Led and co-organizing nine technical invited sessions in the area of automotive systems for 2017 American Control Conference.
  • Co-organizing one technical invited session in the area of building energy systems for 2017 American Control Conference.
  • Co-organizing technical invited sessions in the area of combustion engines for 2017 SAE World Congress.
  • Led and co-organized three technical invited sessions in the area of Automotive and Transportation Systems for 2016 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference.
  • Led and co-organized five technical invited sessions in the area of automotive systems for 2016 American Control Conference.
  • Co-organized two technical invited sessions in the area of building energy systems for 2016 American Control Conference.
  • Co-organized two technical sessions in the powertrain area for 2016 SAE World Congress.
  • Led and co-organized three technical invited sessions in division of Automotive and Transportation Systems (ATS) for 2015 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference.
  • Co-organizd five technical invited sessions in division of Automotive and Transportation Systems (ATS) for 2015 American Control Conference.
  • Co-organized two technical sessions in the area of HCCI engines for 2015 SAE World Congress.
  • Co-organized four technical invited sessions in divisions of Automotive and Transportation Systems (ATS) and Energy Systems (ES) for 2014 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference.
  • Co-organized seven technical invited sessions in divisions of Automotive and Transportation Systems (ATS) and Energy Systems (ES) for 2014 American Control Conference.
  • Co-organized six technical invited sessions in divisions of Automotive and Transportation Systems (ATS) and Energy Systems (ES) for 2013 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, 2013
  • Co-organized five technical invited sessions in divisions of Automotive and Transportation Systems (ATS) and Energy Systems (ES) for 2013 American Control Conference, 2013.
  • Co-organized three Automotive and Transportation Systems (ATS) technical sessions in 2012 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, 2012.
  • Co-chaired and coordinated 2nd Annual Mechanical Engineering Graduate Symposium, over 180 participants from 8 different departments, University of Alberta, March 6, 2008.
  • Organized and coordinated a series of teaching seminars entitled " What Contributes to Successful Teaching in Engineering " in the Faculty of Engineering, 2007-2008.
  • Member of organizing team for Combustion Institute/Canadian Section (CI/CS) spring technical conference, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 14-16, 2007.

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Reviewing/Refereeing Activities

Funding Agencies
  • US National Science Foundation (NSF), 2015, 2016
  • US Department of Energy (DOE), 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Dutch Technology Foundation STW - NWO (Netherlands), 2016
  • IdEx Bordeaux (France), 2015
  • Luxembourg National Research Fund (Germany), 2014
  • Croatian Science Foundation (CSF), 2012
  • Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (USA), 2012
Journals
  • Automatica (Elsevier)
  • Annual Reviews in Control (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control (ASME)
  • Applied Energy (Elsevier)
  • Journal of the Energy Institute (Elsevier)
  • Mechatronics (Elsevier)
  • Int. Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control (Wiley)
  • Control Engineering Practice (Elsevier)
  • IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics
  • IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology
  • IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems
  • IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification
  • Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science - Proc. of IMechE, Part C (SAGE)
  • Int. Journal of Engine Research (SAGE)
  • Journal of Automobile Engineering - Proc. of IMechE, Part D (SAGE)
  • Int. Journal of Powertrains (Inderscience)
  • Fuel (Elsevier)
  • Journal of Petroleum Technology and Alternative Fuels (AcademicJournals)
  • Journal of Petroleum Gas and Engineering (AcademicJournals)
  • Combustion Science and Technology (Taylor & Francis)
  • Journal of Heat Transfer Research (BegellHouse Inc.)
  • Int. Journal of Vehicle Noise and Vibration (InderScience Publishers)
Conferences
  • ASME: Internal Combustion Engine Conference; Dynamic Systems and Control Conference (DSCC)
  • SAE: World Congress; Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Conference
  • IEEE/IFAC: American Control Conference; IFAC World Congress; European Control Conference; Multi Conference on Systems and Control

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Educational Workshops
  • M. Shahbakhti, K. Hedrick, K. Butts, half-day workshop on “Methods of Easily Verifiable Control Design”, American Control Conference, Boston, MA, USA, Jul. 5, 2016.
  • J. Naber, J. Worm, M. Shahbakhti, 4-day workshop on " Torque-based Control of SI Engines ", DENSO Inc., Southfield, MI, USA, Feb. 5-8, 2013.
  • M. Shahbakhti, N. Yusefi, " Automotive Engines and Power Transmission Systems ", Let's Talk Science workshop, Edmonton, Canada, March 14, 2008.
  • M. Shahbakhti, N. Yusefi, " Vortex in Rotational Flows ", Let's Talk Science workshop, Edmonton, Canada, March 14, 2008.
  • M. Shahbakhti, " HCCI Engines and Advanced Methods to Improve Emissions of Motor Vehicles ", 81th Annual GETCA Convention (Greater Edmonton Teachers Convention), Shaw conference center, Edmonton, Canada, March 1-2, 2007.
  • M. Shahbakhti, " Vehicles’ Emissions ", Heritage Youth Researcher Summer (HYRS) Teachers Workshop, University of Alberta, July 25-26, 2006.
  • M. Shahbakhti, " Engineering Solutions for Automotive Emissions ", HYRS Teachers Workshop, University of Alberta, August 8-10, 2005.
  • M. Shahbakhti, " Methods to Reduce Emissions of Vehicles during Cold Start and Warm up Conditions ", 3rd International Conference on Internal Combustion Engines (ICICE), Tehran, Iran, February 19, 2004.

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Community Service

  • Led and co-organized a half-day workshop on “Controls and Robotics” in Michigan Tech’s Summer Youth Program -- ME: Design the Future, high school students in grades 9-12, Jul. 27, 2016.
  • Judge in Western UP Science Fair, Houghton, MI, March 23, 2015
  • Judge in Canada-Wide Youth Science Fair, Ottawa, May 10-18, 2008
  • Member of University of Alberta Student Life Advisory Committee for graduate students, 2008-2009
  • Student representative of the University of Alberta graduate students in the Council of Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research (FGSR), 2007-2009
  • Member of University of Alberta Grant Selection Committee for graduate students, 2007-2008
  • Elected Vice-President Events of Mechanical Engineering Graduate Students Association (MEGSA), University of Alberta, 2007-2008
  • One of the main coordinators for 2008 GSA (Graduate Students Association) Universal Orientation for over 400 new graduate students recruited to the University of Alberta in September 2008
  • Judge in Edmonton Regional Science Fair, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Edmonton, April 9, 2007

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