Sohel Anwar, Ph.D., P.E.
School of Engineering and Technology,
Sohel Anwar is a Full Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Energy Engineering (MEE) at IUPUI. He is also the director of Mechatronics and Autonomous Research Lab (MARL). He has over 27 years of combined academic and industry R & D experience in the general area of mechatronics, automation, and controls. His research program is focused on Hybrid and Electric vehicle powertrain control and optimization, Li-Ion battery diagnostics / prognostics / fast charging control, Autonomous vehicle simulation and control, novel sensor development and fusion, and smart novel medical devices. His research efforts directly resulted in founding a medical devices company and two patents (one pending). He is currently the CEO and vice president of the company which has received an NIH STTR Phase I grant. The company has innovated a new technology called QSTM (Quantifiable Soft Tissue Manipulation) which is poised to set a new paradigm in manual therapy with real-time analytics available to the practitioners during a treatment session. Professor Anwar has published more than 150 peer-reviewed journal, conference papers, book chapters, and eBook. He is also an inventor or co-inventor on 15 US patents (with 1 currently pending). He has supervised the research work of more than 60 current/former graduate students (12 PhD, 49 MS). Of his 51 former graduate students (4 PhD, 47 MSME), most are now working in the industry, and one is a tenure-track faculty. Dr. Anwar's past and recent research projects were supported by the grants from National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institute of Health (NIH), Department of Defense (US Army), Department of Energy (DoE), Indiana Office of Energy and Defense Developments (IOEDD), Cummins Inc., and many other Industry partners. His external research funding to date from these agencies exceeds $3.7M of which $1.85M was awarded to him as the Principal Investigator (PI). He is also the recipient of a visiting faculty fellowship from the University of Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Anwar earned his PhD in Mechanical Engineering with specialization in Controls in 1995 from the University of Arizona. He received the highest distinction in his undergraduate BSME degree. His research is currently funded by US Army, NIH, and Cummins. He is a member of ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) and a faculty advisor for SAE student chapter at IUPUI. He is on the editorial board of three international journals, including IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology.Prof. Anwar's CV
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