Jerzy T Sawicki, Ph.D., P.E.
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 Title: Professor
Vice President for Research
D.E. Bently and A. Muszynska Endowed Chair
 Dept: Mechanical Engineering
 Office: PH 203
 Phone: 216-687-9364,  216-687-9364
 Fax: 216-687-9280
 Email: J.SAWICKI@csuohio.edu
 Web: http://academic.csuohio.edu/sawickij/
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. PH 203, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
Dynamics and Control of Structures, Mechatronic Systems, Structural Health Monitoring, Active Magnetic Bearings, Robust Control, Model Validation, Robust Fault Detection, Rotordynamics, Lubrication, Design of Machine Components.
 
Education:
Ph.D., Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, 1992
M.S., Applied Mathematics, University of Gdansk, 1986
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Gdansk University of Technology, 1980
 
Brief Bio:
Vice President for Research, 2013-present
Interim VP for Research, 2012-13
Associate VP for Research, 2011-12
Interim Associate VP for Research, 2010-11
Director Center for Rotating Machinery Dynamics and Control (RoMaDyC), 2006-present
D.E. Bently and A. Muszynska Endowed Chair, 2004 - present
Professor, Cleveland State University, 2001-present
Associate Professor, Cleveland State University, 1997-01
Assistant Professor, Cleveland State University, 1993-97
Research Associate, Case Western Reserve University, 1992-93
Graduate Research Assistant, Case Western Reserve University, 1989-1992
Research Engineer, Inst. of Fluid-Flow Machinery, Polish Acad. of Sciences, Gdansk, Poland, 1981-88
Design Engineer, Turbine Control Division, ZAMECH, Elblag, Poland, 1980
 
Honors and Awards:
- OUTSTANDING PAPER AWARD, IFToMM Conference on Rotor Dynamics, Seoul, Korea, 2010
- Faculty Research Merit Recognition Award, 1998, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2007
- D.E. Bently and A. Muszynska Endowed Chair in Rotating Machinery, 2004.
- Dr. Jennie S. Wang Award for Faculty Excellence, 2004.
- University Distinguished Faculty Award for Research, 2004.
- BEST PAPER Award, Smart Structures & Materials NDE for Health Monitoring and Diagnostics, San Diego, CA, 2003.
- FELLOW, Americal Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2002.
- OUTSTANDING ENGINEERING EDUCATOR OF OHIO, Ohio Society of Professional Engineers, May 2001, Columbus, Ohio.
- ASME International Board of Governors, Certificates of Recognition, 1996-2006.
- Allied Signal Monetary Award for "SAE Publications and significant contributions towards the design improvement of compressor line", December 1999.
- CAMP (Cleveland Advanced Manufacturing Program) Monetary Recognition, CAMP Applied Research Program, December 1998.
- Allied Signal Monetary Award for "significant contributions in product development and applied Technical Publication", October 1998.
- NASA Certificate of Recognition for Research Contributions, 1997.
- Fenn College of Engineering Most Outstanding Faculty - Seniors Survey-1997.
- Advisor of an undergraduate student design project winning 4th place nationwide, 1996 ASME Comparative Motion & Control Design Engineering Contest, Systems and Design Group (student Jeff Svec, award $3,000), 1996.
 
Research Interests:
Dynamics and Control of Structures, Mechatronic Systems, Structural Health Monitoring, Active Magnetic Bearings, Robust Control, Model Validation, Robust Fault Detection, Rotordynamics, Lubrication, Design of Machine Components.
 
Teaching Areas:
Vibrations, Modern Control, Machine Design, Rotordynamics, Nonlinear Dynamics.
 
Professional Affiliations:
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Fellow
- Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
- American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), Member
- Ohio Academy of Science, Member
 
Professional Experience:
Registered Professional Engineer (Ohio, License # 65036)
 
University Service:
- Graduate College Petitions Committee at CSU (1994-96)
- Faculty Affairs Committee of the College of Engineering at CSU (1995-97)
- Mechanical Engineering Department Laboratory Committee (1993-94)
- Undergraduate Affairs Committee, Mechanical Engng. Dept., CSU (1993-95)
- Graduate Affairs Committee, Mechanical Engineering Dept., CSU (1996-97)
- Graduate Affairs Committee of the College of Engineering (1995-97)
- Fenn College of Engineering Strategic Planning Committee, 1997
- Fenn College Computing Committee (1997-99)
- University Graduate Council (1997-99)
- Graduate Faculty Review Committee (1997-99)
- Graduate Program Director, Mechanical Engineering Dept., CSU (1999-01)
- University Research Council (1999-02)
- Faculty Senate Member (2000-2006)
- Faculty Senate Steering Committee Member (2005-2006)
- Mechanical Engineering Department Faculty Search Committee, Chair, 2002-04
- University Peer Review Committee (2004-2006); Chair (2006-08)
- Distinguished Faculty Award Committee, 2005-06
- Senate Nominating Committee, Chair, 2006-08
- Vice President, Faculty Senate, 2007-08
- Member, Ohio Faculty Council, Columbus, Ohio, 2008-10
- Faculty Representative, CSU Board of Trustees, 2008-10
- President, Faculty Senate, 2008-10
 
Professional Service:
Editorial Appointments:
- Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 2012-2018
- Technical Editor, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 2003-2004
- Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Spring 2000-present
- Associate Editor, International Journal of Rotating Machinery, 2002 - present
- Associate Editor, Shock and Vibration, 2014 - present
- Guest Associate Editor, ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power, 2006

Other Appointments:
ABET (American Board for Engineering & Technology) Mechanical Engineering Program
Evaluator
Executive Committee of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) Council on Research (CoR), 2014-17