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Rajesh Rajamani

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Rajesh Rajamani

Rajesh Rajamani

Contact

203 Mechanical Engineering Bldg.
612-626-7961
rajam001@umn.edu
Rajamani's Department of Mechanical Engineering page

Research projects

Rajamani's ITS research page

Rajesh Rajamani’s research interests include vehicle dynamics, intelligent transportation systems, microsensors, and control system design. His current research activities in transportation include the development of imminent crash prediction sensors, development of systems for real-time estimation of tire-road friction coefficient on highway vehicles, development of battery-less wireless traffic and weigh-in-motion sensors, and development of electronic stability control systems. 

Rajamani received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Berkeley in 1991 and 1993 respectively and his B.Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras in 1989. Rajamani has co-authored over 90 journal papers and is a co-inventor on eight patent applications. He is the author of a popular book Vehicle Dynamics and Controlpublished by Springer Verlag in 2005. Rajamani is a fellow of ASME, has served as chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Automotive Control. He has also served on the editorial boards of the IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology and the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. Rajamani has been a recipient of the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation, the 2001 Outstanding Paper award from the journal IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, the Ralph Teetor Award from SAE, and the 2007 O. Hugo Schuck Award from the American Automatic Control Council.