Carrie M. Hall
Assistant Professor
Mechanical Materials, and Aerospace Engineering Department
Illinois Institute of Technology
Purdue University  |  West Lafayette, IN
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering  |  September 2012
Advisor: Gregory Shaver
Thesis: Fuel-flexible Combustion Control of Modern Compression-Ignition and Spark-Ignition Engines

Purdue University  |   West Lafayette, IN
M.S. Mechanical Engineering  |   December 2010
Advisor: Gregory Shaver

Bob Jones University   |   Greenville, SC
B.S. Engineering Science   |   May 2008
summa cum laude   
Professional History
Illinois Institute of Technology  |  Chicago, IL
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering               August 2013 – present

Purdue University  |  West Lafayette, IN
Postdoctoral Researcher   |   January 2013 –  June 2013
Advisor: Greg Shaver

Purdue University  |  West Lafayette, IN
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering   |   January 2013 – May 2013

Purdue University  |  West Lafayette, IN
Graduate Research Fellow     August 2008 – December 2012
Supported by Ward A. Lambert Teaching Fellowship (January 2012 - December 2012), Chateaubriand Fellowship (January 2011 - April 2011), National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (June 2010 – December 2012), and Laura Winkleman Davidson Fellowship for Doctoral Studies (August 2008 - May 2010) 
Areas of Expertise
  • Control-oriented modeling of combustion dynamics 
  • Analysis of the dynamics of advanced dual fuel combustion processes and aftertreatment systems
  • Control of fuel-flexible engines and engines operating in advanced combustion modes
  • Usage of alternative fuels in vehicles
  • Analysis of energy usage for hybrid, electric, and conventional vehicle powertrains
  • Modern control methods including linear, nonlinear, optimal, and robust control techniques