Brian Mann

Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
  • Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative

Contact Information

Education

  • B.S. University of Missouri, Columbia, 1996
  • M.S. Washington University in St. Louis, 1999
  • D.Sc. Washington University in St. Louis, 2003

Research Interests

Nonlinear dynamics and vibration utilizing analytical, numerical, and experimental techniques. Fundamental investigations of phenomenon and application areas where dynamical systems theory plays an important role.

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • ASME Elected Fellow. ASME. 2013
  • Philip E Doak Award . Journal of Sound and Vibration. 2013
  • ONR Young Investigator Program Award. Office of Naval Research. 2008
  • Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. National Science Foundation. 2007
  • SAE Ralph Teetor Award. Society of Automotive Engineers. 2007
  • Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. National Science Foundation. 2005
  • Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. National Science Foundation. 2004
  • NSF CAREER Award. National Science Foundation. 2003

Courses Taught

  • CEE 625: Intermediate Dynamics: Dynamics of Very High Dimensional Systems
  • ECE 899: Special Readings in Electrical Engineering
  • ME 391: Undergraduate Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 392: Undergraduate Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 491: Special Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 492: Special Projects in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 541: Intermediate Dynamics: Dynamics of Very High Dimensional Systems
  • ME 555: Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • ME 591: Research Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science
  • ME 592: Research Independent Study in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science

Representative Publications

  • Holm, P., C. Imbaquingo, B. P. Mann, and R. Bjørk. “High power electromagnetic vibration harvesting using a magnetic dumbbell structure (Accepted).” Journal of Sound and Vibration 546 (March 3, 2023). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2022.117446.
  • Moore, S. A., D. Culver, and B. P. Mann. “Supervised Learning for Abrupt Change Detection in a Driven Eccentric Wheel.” In Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, 185–92, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-04086-3_26.
  • Manring, L. H., B. P. Mann, and J. F. Schultze. “A Parameter Study of the Matrix Power Control Algorithm.” In Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, 53–61, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-05415-0_5.
  • Manring, L. H., J. F. Schultze, S. J. Zimmerman, and B. P. Mann. “Improving magnitude and phase comparison metrics for frequency response functions using cross-correlation and log-frequency shifting.” Journal of Sound and Vibration 539 (October 24, 2022). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2022.117255.
  • Yesilli, M. C., F. A. Khasawneh, and B. P. Mann. “Transfer learning for autonomous chatter detection in machining.” Journal of Manufacturing Processes 80 (August 1, 2022): 1–27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2022.05.037.