Research Interests:

Professor Tsao's research interests include: Modeling and Control of Dynamic Systems with Applications in Mechanical Systems, Manufacturing Processes, Automotive Systems, and Energy Systems; Digital Control, Repetitive and Learning Control, Adaptive and Optimal Control; Mechatronics.

Current Projects:

  • Dynamic Control and Modeling of Electromagnetic Camless Valvetrain (EMCV)

  • Dynamic Control and Modeling of Electrohydraulic Camless Valvetrain (EHCV)

  • Compressed Air Hybrid (CAH) Internal Combustion Engine Modeling.

  • Modeling and Control of Noncircular Tuning Process

  • Electrical Discharge Machining (EDM)

  • Magnetostrictive Actuation