Education

  • Ph.D., Center for Robotics, Mechanical Engineering Department, Imperial College, University of London, London, UK, Area of Specialization: Control, Robotics and Automation, 1994
  • M.S.E., Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Area of Specialization: Controls and Signal Processing, 1991
  • M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics Department, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Area of Specialization: Dynamic Systems and Controls, 1991 

Further Education

  • M.B.A., Krannert School of Management, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, Area of Specialization: Executive Management, 2005

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical & Energy Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI), Indianapolis, IN, 2016-present
  • Director of the Bachelor of Science in Energy Engineering (BSEEN) Program, Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI), 2016 – Present
  • Assistant Director of Industrial assessment Center, Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI),  2011 – Present
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indiana University Purdue University (IUPUI), Indianapolis, IN, 2010-2016
  • Adjunct Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, Aug.1999- Dec.1999
  • Research Associate, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Imperial College, London, UK. , 1989 –1994

Non-Academic Appointments        

  • Senior Project Engineer, Allison Transmission, Inc., Indianapolis, IN, 2008 –2009
  • R & D Supplier Quality Engineer, Roche Diagnostics Operations, Indianapolis, IN, 2006 –2008       
  • Process Development Engineer, Roche Diagnostics Operations, Indianapolis, IN, 2002 –2006
  • Senior Research & Development Engineer, Universal Instruments Corp., Binghamton, NY, 1998 –2001
  • Senior Automation Engineer, Harman-Motive, OEM Group, Martinsville, IN, 1995–1998

Licensure and Professional Certifications

  • Professional Engineering License (PE), #5414880,  2002-present
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Association of Energy Engineers, # 20561, 2013-present
  • Certified Practitioner in Industrial Energy Management (CPEnMS), Institute for Energy Management Professional, # 10283, 2014-present

Professional Development

  • Superior Energy Performance, Performance Verification (SEP PV), Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015
  • Superior Energy Performance (SEP), Qualified Instructor, Department of Energy (DOE), 2015
  • Certified Practitioner in Industrial Energy Management (CPEnMS), Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014
  • Certified Energy Management (CEM), Association of Energy Engineers, 2013
  • Lead Auditor training, ISO50001 Energy Management Systems, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012
  • Quality System Requirements & Industrial Practice, Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentations, 2007
  • Lead Auditor training, ISO 9001, Bureau Veritas, 2006
  • FDA regulated computer systems, Bureau Veritas, 2006
  • Developing and Managing a Successful Technology & Product Strategy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), 2003

Research Publications

Patents

  • Razban, A., Wu, D., Amini, A., Chen, J., “Forecasting and Managing Daily Electrical Maximum Demands”, US Provisional Patent Application No. US2019/0251484 A1, pub. Date, Aug. 15, 2019.
  • Zambare, H. and Razban, A.,“ Position Determining System”, US Provisional Patent Application No. 62/609,325; filed December 21, 2017.
  • Chen, J., Razban, A., Yung-Ping Chien, S. and Amini, A, bdulwahhab Karmoona, M., A. and Piroozi, H, “System and Method for Electrical Component Management”, U.S. Pat. No. 10,303,139 May 28, 2019.
  • Buller, R. and Razban, A., “Biosensor with laser-sealed capillary space and method of making”, Patent # US 8,679,853 B2, Mar 25, 2014.
  • Shewale, M.,  Razban, A., Deshmukh, D., Mulik, S, Design, Development and Implementation of the Position Estimator Algorithm for Harmonic Motion on the XY Flexural Mechanism for High Precision Positioning, Sensors 2020, Volume 20, Issue 3, 662.

Awards & Honors

  • "Energy Manager today 75" Honorees, 2018
  • Certified Energy Manager, 10/2013
  • Certificate of Appreciation (IUPUI Favorite Professor Award), Department of Athletics, IUPUI, 2011
  • Professional Engineer, 5/2002

Expertise

Energy management, energy efficiency improvement, energy & quality auditing, product & process automation, robotics, new technology evaluation. industrial experience in medical device, electronics and automotive industries.

Interests

energy management, renewable energy control, hybrid electric vehicle, robotics and automation