Robert G. Landers

Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA

Robert G. Landers ( is currently an Associate Professor of mechanical engineering at the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) Mo, USA. He received his B.S. degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1990, M.E. degree from Carnegie Mellon University in 1992, and Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan in 1997, all in mechanical engineering. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of modeling, analysis, monitoring, and control of manufacturing processes (namely, metal cutting, friction stir welding, laser metal deposition, freeze extrusion fabrication), control of alternative energy vehicles, tribological systems, and electro-hydraulic systems, integrated design and control, and digital control applications. He has over eighty technical refereed publications, including three book chapters, and has received funding from the National Science Foundation, Air Force Research Laboratory, U.S. Department of Education, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, Missouri Research Board, and various companies. He received the Society of Manufacturing Engineers’ M. Eugene Merchant Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award in 2004 and nine faculty research and teaching excellence awards from Missouri S&T. Moreover, he is a Member of ASEE, ASME, IEEE, and SME. He is currently an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Control System Technology and serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Mechatronics and Applications.

Biography Updated on 8 March 2009

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