Onur Bilgen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering


BOOK CHAPTERS


02. Bilgen, O., Kochersberger, K. B., Inman, D. J., 2013, “Chapter 6: Wing-Morphing Design Using Macro-Fiber Composites” chapter in: Smart Composites: Mechanics and Design, Rani El-Hajjar, Valeria La Saponara and Anastasia Muliana (Eds.), CRC Press, Taylor and Francis, 430 pp. ISBN 978-1-43-989591-7

01. Bilgen, O., Barbarino, S., Friswell, M.I., 2013, “Static-Aeroelastic Optimization of Surface Actuated Variable-Camber Piezocomposite Morphing Wings,” chapter in: New Trends in Smart Technologies, Fraunhofer Technical Publication Series, Christian Boller and Hartmut Janocha (Eds.), Fraunhofer Verlag, Stuttgart, 271 pp. ISBN 978-3-8396-0577-6



Keynote or Plenary Addresses


01. Bilgen, O., Barbarino, S. and Friswell, M. I., 2011, “Static Aeroelastic Optimization of Surface Actuated Variable-Camber Piezocomposite Morphing Wings,” Invited Plenary Address at the 5th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials (SMART'11), Saarbrücken, Germany.



Invited Talks


07. Bilgen, O., 2018, “Engineering of Efficient Systems for Future using Smart Materials: Enabling Low-Noise Propulsion for Drones and Urban Air Mobility Aircraft,” Invited Talk for the Southern New Jersey Professional Societies dinner, Egg Harbor City, NJ, October 17, 2018.

06. Bilgen, O., 2017, “Applications of Smart Materials in Robotic, Aerospace and Energy Conversion Systems,” Invited Talk at the Mechanical Engineering Seminar series of The Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, December 8, 2017.

05. Bilgen, O., 2017, “Applications of Smart Materials in Robotic, Aerospace and Energy Conversion Systems,” Invited Talk at the Seminar series of The Department of Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, May 10, 2017.

04. Bilgen, O., 2017, “Applications of Smart Materials in Coupled Systems,” Invited Talk at the Seminar series of The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, February 21, 2017.

03. Laroussi, M., and Bilgen, O. (presenter), “Low-Temperature Plasma Research at the ODU Plasma Engineering and Medicine Institute: Applications in Biomedicine and UAVs,” Invited Talk at the Northrop Grumman Plasma Science Workshop, Northrop Grumman Company, Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, CA, April 22, 2015.

02. Bilgen, O., 2015, “Towards Low-Cost and Solid-State Aircraft for Planetary Exploration,” Invited Talk at the National Institutes of Aerospace, Hampton, VA, March 18, 2015.


01. Bilgen, O., 2014, “Towards Solid-State Flight in Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS),” Invited Talk at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, March 6, 2014.



Journal Papers


38. Simsek, M. R., and Bilgen, O., in Press, “The Duffing-Holmes Oscillator under Hybrid Position Feedback Controller: Response Type and Basin of Attraction Analyses,” International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics. Accepted on June 8, 2020.

37. Hauris, F., and Bilgen, O., 2020, “Parametric Modal Analysis of an Induced Strain Actuated Wing-Like Plate for Pitch and Heave Coupling Response,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. Published online first on June 29, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X20930078

36. Heaney, P., and Bilgen, O., 2019, “Nonlinearities in Experimental System Identification of Lumped Parameter Second-Order Systems,” Journal of Sound and Vibration, Volume 450, pp. 78-95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2019.03.010

35. Heaney, P., and Bilgen, O., 2019, “Modeling and experimental characterization of a multi-point loaded piezocomposite beam for actuation and energy harvesting,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. Vol. 30, No. 11, pp. 1667-1681. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X19844010

34. Sun, X., Dai, Q., and Bilgen, O., 2018, “Design and Simulation of Macro-Fiber Composite Based Serrated Microflap for Wind Turbine Blade Fatigue Load Reduction,” Materials Research Express, IOP, Vol. 5, No. 5, 055505. doi: 10.1088/2053-1591/aac318

33. Wright, C. and Bilgen, O., 2018, “System Identification of a Low-Order Heat Transfer Model for Shape Memory Alloy Wires,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, SAGE, Vol. 29, No. 10, pp. 2122-2136. https://doi.org/10.1177/1045389X17754260

32. Zarepoor, M., and Bilgen, O., 2017, “Constrained-energy dynamic cross-well motion of bistable structures subjected to noise disturbance,” International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 18, No. 4.

31. Audette, M. A., Jovanović, V. M., Bilgen, O., Arcaute, K., and Dean, A. W., 2017, “Creating the Fleet Maker: 3D Printing for the Empowerment of Sailors,” Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 129, No. 2, pp. 61-68.

30. Hattery, R. and Bilgen, O., 2017, “Harvesting energy from acoustic vibrations of conventional and ultrasonic whistles,” Smart Structures and Systems, Vol. 19, No. 6, pp. 615-624.  doi: 10.12989/sss.2017.19.6.615

29. Simsek, M. R., and Bilgen, O., 2016, “Hybrid Position Feedback Controller for Inducing Cross-Well Motion of Bistable Structures,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 54, No. 12, pp. 4011 – 4021. doi: 10.2514/1.J055181

28. Zarepoor, M., and Bilgen, O., 2016, “Constrained-Energy Cross-Well Actuation of Bistable Structures,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 54, No. 9, pp. 2905-2908. doi: 10.2514/1.J055148

27. Bilgen, O., Kenerson, J. G., Akpinar-Elci, M., Hattery, R. Hanson, L. M., 2015, “The Search for High-Impact Diagnostic and Management Tools for Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Self-Powered Low-Cost Blood Pressure Measurement Device Powered by a Solid-State Vibration Energy Harvester,” Journal of Clinical Hypertension, Vol. 18, No. 8, pp. 644-650. doi: 10.1111/jch.12554

26. Friswell, M. I., Bilgen, O., Ali, S. F., Litak, G., and Adhikari, S., 2015, “The Effect of Noise on the Response of a Vertical Cantilever Beam Energy Harvester,” Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik, Vol. 95, No. 5, pp. 433 – 443. doi: 10.1002/zamm.201300183

25. Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I., Ali, S. F., Litak, G., 2015, “Broadband Vibration Energy Harvesting from a Vertical Cantilever Piezocomposite Beam with Tip Mass,” International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 1450038, 32 pp. doi: 10.1142/S0219455414500382

24. Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I., 2014, “Piezoceramic Composite Actuators for a Solid-State Variable-Camber Wing,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, ICAST 2012 Special Issue, Vol. 25, No. 7, pp. 806 – 817, published online first on Aug 27, 2013. doi: 10.1177/1045389X13500575

23. Woods, B. K. S., Bilgen, O., and Friswell, M. I., 2014, “Wind Tunnel Testing of the Fish Bone Active Camber Morphing Concept,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, ICAST 2012 Special Issue, Vol. 25, No. 7, pp. 772–785. doi: 10.1177/1045389X14521700

22. Xia, Y., Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I., 2014, “The Effect of Corrugated Skins on Aerodynamic Performance,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, ICAST 2012 Special Issue, Vol. 25, No. 7, pp.  786-794. doi: 10.1177/1045389X14521874

21. Arrieta, A. F. Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I., and Ermanni, P., 2013, “Modelling and configuration control of wing-shaped bi-stable piezoelectric composites under aerodynamic loads,” Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol. 29, pp. 453-461. doi: 10.1016/j.ast.2013.05.004

20. Borowiec, M., Litak, G., Friswell, M. I., Ali, S. F., Adhikari, S., Lees, A. W. and Bilgen, O., 2013 “Energy Harvesting in Piezoelastic Systems Driven by Random Excitations,” International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 13, No. 7, p. 1340006, 11 pp. doi: 10.1142/S0219455413400063

19. Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I., 2013 “Implementation of a Continuous-Inextensible-Surface Piezocomposite Airfoil,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 508-518. doi: 10.2514/1.C031908

18. Bilgen, O., Arrieta, A. F., Friswell, M. I. and Hagedorn, P., 2013, “Dynamic Control of a Bistable Wing under Aerodynamic Loading,’ Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 22, 025020. doi:10.1088/0964-1726/22/2/025020

17. Bilgen, O., Butt, L. M., Day, S. R., Sossi, C. A., Weaver, J. P., Wolek, A., Mason, W. H. and Inman, D. J., 2013, “A Novel Unmanned Aircraft with Solid-State Control Surfaces: Analysis and Flight Demonstration,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 24, No. 2. doi: 1045389X12459592

16. Friswell, M. I., Ali, S. F., Bilgen, O., Adhikari, S., Lees, A. W. and Litak, G., 2012, “Non-linear piezoelectric vibration energy harvesting from a vertical cantilever beam with tip mass,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 23, No. 13, pp. 1505-1521. doi: 10.1177/1045389X12455722

15. Arrieta, A. F., Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I. and Hagedorn, P., 2012, “Passive load alleviation bi-stable morphing concept,” AIP Advances, Vol. 2, 032118. doi: 10.1063/1.4739412

14. Arrieta, A. F., Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I. and Hagedorn, P., 2012 “Dynamic control for morphing of bi-stable composites,’ special issue in Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 24, No. 3, pp. 266-273. doi: 10.1177/1045389X12449918

13. Bilgen, O., Wang, Y. and Inman, D. J., 2012, “Electromechanical Comparison of Cantilevered Beams with Multifunctional Piezoceramic Devices,” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, Vol. 27, pp. 763-777. doi: 10.1016/j.ymssp.2011.09.002

12. Karami, M. A., Bilgen. O., Inman, D. J. and Friswell, M. I., 2011, “Experimental and Analytical Parametric Study of Single Crystal Unimorph Beams for Vibration Energy Harvesting,” Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 58, No. 7, pp. 1508-1520. doi: 10.1109/TUFFC.2011.1969

11. Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I. and Inman, D. J., 2011, “Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of Hysteresis in Piezocomposite Airfoils Using Preisach Model,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 48, No. 6, pp. 1935-1947. doi: 10.2514/1.C031374

10. Barbarino, S., Bilgen, O., Ajaj, R. M., Friswell, M. I. and Inman, D. J., 2011, “A Review of Morphing Aircraft,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 22, No. 9, pp. 823-877. doi: 10.1177/1045389X11414084

09. Bilgen, O., Karami, M. A., Inman, D. J. and Friswell, M. I., 2011, “The Actuation Characterization of Cantilevered Unimorph Beams with Single Crystal Piezoelectric Materials,” Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 20, No. 5, 055024. doi: 10.1088/0964-1726/20/5/055024

08. Bilgen, O., De Marqui Junior, C., Kochersberger, K. B. and Inman, D. J., 2011, “Macro-Fiber Composite Actuators for Flow Control of a Variable Camber Airfoil,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 81-91. doi: 10.1177/1045389X10392613

07. Bilgen, O., Kochersberger, K. B., Inman, D. J. and Ohanian, O. J., 2010, “Lightweight High Voltage Electronic Circuits for Piezoelectric Composite Actuators,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 21, No. 14, pp. 1417-1426. doi: 10.1177/1045389X10381657

06. Bilgen, O., De Marqui Junior, C., Kochersberger, K. B. and Inman, D. J., 2010, “Piezoceramic Composite Actuators for Flow Control in Low Reynolds Number Airflow,” Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 21, No. 12, pp. 1201-1212. doi: 10.1177/1045389X10381656

05. Bilgen, O., Erturk, A. and Inman, D.J., 2010, “Analytical and Experimental Characterization of Macro-Fiber Composite Actuated Thin Clamped-Free Unimorph Benders,” Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, Vol. 132, 051005-1.

04. Bilgen, O., Kochersberger, K. B., Inman, D. J. and Ohanian, O. J., 2010, “Macro-Fiber Composite Actuated Simply Supported Thin Airfoils,” Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 19, 055010. doi:10.1088/0964-1726/19/5/055010

03. Erturk, A., Bilgen, O. and Inman, D. J., 2008, “Power Generation and Shunt Damping Performance of a Single Crystal Lead Magnesium Niobate - Lead Zirconate Titanate Unimorph: Analysis and Experiment” Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 93, 224102.

02. Bilgen, O., Kochersberger, K. B., Inman, D. J. and Ohanian, O. J., 2010, “Novel, Bi-Directional, Variable-Camber Airfoil via Macro-Fiber Composite Actuators,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 303-314. doi: 10.2514/1.45452

01. Bilgen, O., Kochersberger, K. B. and Inman, D. J., 2009, “Macro-Fiber Composite Actuators for a Swept Wing Unmanned Aircraft,” Aeronautical Journal, Special issue on Flight Structures Fundamental Research in the USA, publication of Royal Aeronautical Society, Vol. 113, No 1144, pp. 385-395.



Conference Proceedings (Almost all are Peer-Reviewed)


71. Bilgen, O., Martins, J.R.R.A., Ning, A., Burlion, L., Platt, A. et al., 2020, “A Computationally Efficient Control Co-Design Optimization Framework for Floating Offshore Wind Turbines,” Remote/Online Poster Presentation, American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) CLEANPOWER 2020 Conference, June 1-4, 2020.

70. Katibeh, M., and Bilgen, O., 2019, “Transient Fluid-Structure Interaction Analysis of a Solid State Ornithopter Wing,” ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2019), September 9-11, 2019, Louisville, KY, USA, SMASIS2019-5557.

69. Wright, C., and Bilgen, O., 2019, “A Variable Camber Piezocomposite Trailing-Edge for Subsonic Aircraft: Multidisciplinary Design Optimization and Experimental Validation,” ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2019), September 9-11, 2019, Louisville, KY, USA, SMASIS2019-xxxx.

68. Ferreira de Castro, T.C., and Bilgen, O., 2019, “A Piezocomposite Solid-State Rotor: Theoretical Analysis Of Thrust And Efficiency Metrics,” ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2019), September 9-11, 2019, Louisville, KY, USA, SMASIS2019-5558.

67. Shan, X., and Bilgen, O., 2019, “A Bioinspired Piezocomposite Peristaltic Pump: An Electromechanical Euler-Bernoulli Beam Model and Parametric Analysis,” ASME 2019 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2019), September 9-11, 2019, Louisville, KY, USA, SMASIS2019-5559.

66. Sharghi, H., and Bilgen, O., 2019 “A Wearable Biomedical Motion Sensors Employing A Vibration Energy Harvester, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2019), September 9-11, 2019, Louisville, KY, USA, SMASIS2019-5634.

65. Bilgen, O., 2019, “Enabling Low-Noise Propulsion for Drones and Urban Air Mobility Aircraft,” Poster Presentation, AUVSI Exponential 2019, April 29 – May 2, 2019, Chicago, IL, USA.

64. Bilgen, O., Bartol, I., and Krueger, P. S., 2018, “Peristaltic Pumping and Propulsion with Distributed Piezocomposite Actuators,” ASME 2018 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2018), September 10-12, 2018, San Antonio, TX, USA, SMASIS2018-7953.

63. Wright, C., and Bilgen, O., 2018, “A Piezocomposite Trailing-Edge for Subsonic Aircraft,” ASME 2018 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2018), September 10-12, 2018, San Antonio, TX, USA, SMASIS2018-7943.

62. Heaney, P., and Bilgen, O., 2018, “A Multi-Point Loaded Piezocomposite Beam: Experiments on Sensing and Vibration Energy Harvesting,” ASME 2018 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2018), September 10-12, 2018, San Antonio, TX, USA, SMASIS2018-7941.

61. Heaney, P., and Bilgen, O., 2018, “A Multi-Point Loaded Piezocomposite Beam: Mechanics and Response to Harmonic Excitation,” ASME 2018 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2018), September 10-12, 2018, San Antonio, TX, USA, SMASIS2018-7940.

60. Simsek, M. R., and Bilgen, O., 2018, “Characterization of Duffing-Holmes System under Hybrid Controller,” ASME 2018 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2018), September 10-12, 2018, San Antonio, TX, USA, SMASIS2018-7954.

59. Hauris, F., and Bilgen, O., 2018, “Induced Strain Actuation for Solid-State Ornithopters: An Aeroelastic Study,” ASME 2018 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2018), September 10-12, 2018, San Antonio, TX, USA, SMASIS2018-7944.

58. Zarepoor, M., and Bilgen, O., 2018, “Transient Motion of a Piezoelectrically-Actuated Bistable Beam,” ASME 2018 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2018), September 10-12, 2018, San Antonio, TX, USA, SMASIS2018-7989.

57. Heaney, P., Ivanco, T., and Bilgen, O., 2018, “Distributed Sensing of a Cantilever Beam and Plate using a Fiber Optic Sensing System, 2018 AIAA Aviation and Aeronautics Forum and Exposition, 2018 Applied Aerodynamics Conference, Session: APA-22, Aerodynamic-Structural Dynamics Interaction I, Atlanta, Georgia, 25-29 June 2018.

56. Bilgen, O., 2018, “Solid-State Propulsion for Rotary- and Fixed-Wing Aircraft,” Poster Presentation with Paper, AUVSI Exponential 2018, April 30 – May 3, 2018, Denver, CO, USA.

55. Bilgen, O., 2017, “A Piezocomposite Rotor with Contactless Power and Data Transmission,” ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2017), September 18-20, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA, SMASIS2017-3733.

54. Wright, C., and Bilgen, O., 2017, “A Heat Transfer System Identification Method for Shape Memory Alloy Wires,” ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2017), September 18-20, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA, SMASIS2017-3737.

53. Wright, C., and Bilgen, O., 2017, “Parametric analysis of a compliant hinge mechanism for a shape memory alloy actuated arm,” ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2017), September 18-20, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA, SMASIS2017-3738.

52. Heaney, P., and Bilgen, O., 2017, “Nonlinearities In Experimental System Identification Of A Piezocomposite Beam Model,” ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2017), September 18-20, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA, SMASIS2017-3735.

51. Heaney, P., and Bilgen, O., 2017, “Experimental Mode Shape Identification For A Cantilever Beam Using Optical Fiber Bragg Gratings,” ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2017), September 18-20, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA, SMASIS2017-3736.

50. Simsek, M. R., and Bilgen, O., 2017, “Non-Chaotic Cross-well State Transfer of Duffing-Holmes Type Bistable Systems,” ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2017), September 18-20, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA, SMASIS2017-3750.

49. Hauris, F., and Bilgen, O., 2017, “Induced Strain Actuation for Solid-State Ornithopters: Pitch and Heave Coupling,” ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2017), September 18-20, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA, SMASIS2017-3739.

48. Zarepoor, M., and Bilgen, O., 2017, “Cross-Well Actuation of Bistable Structures Subjected to Noise Disturbance,” ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2017), September 18-20, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA, SMASIS2017-3751.

47. Degroff, J. D., and Bilgen, O., 2017, “Fatigue Characterization of Piezo-Active Beams in Bending,” ASME 2017 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2017), September 18-20, 2017, Snowbird, Utah, USA, SMASIS2017-3752.

46. Bilgen, O., 2017, “Solid-State Propulsion for Rotary- and Fixed-Wing Aircraft,” Poster Presentation with Paper, AUVSI Exponential 2017, Dallas, TX, USA.

45. Jovanovic, V. M., Bilgen, O., Arcaute, K., Audette, M., Dean, A. W., 2017, “Active Duty Training for Support of Navy’s Additive Manufacturing Strategy,” Paper No. 17844, 2017 Annual ASEE National Conference and Exposition, June 25 - 28, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.

44. Bilgen, O., and Alberts, T. E., 2016, “A Direct-Drive Piezocomposite Solid-State Rotor with Contactless Power and Data Transmission,” ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2016), September 28-30, 2016, Stowe, Vermont, USA, SMASIS2016-9021.

43. Wright, C. and Bilgen, O., 2016, “Analysis and design of a shape memory alloy actuated arm to replicate human biomechanics,” ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2016), September 28-30, 2014, Stowe, Vermont, USA, SMASIS2016-9018.

42. Hauris, F. and Bilgen, O., 2016, “Induced Strain Actuation for a Solid-State Wing,” ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2016), September 28-30, 2014, Stowe, Vermont, USA, SMASIS2016-9020.

41. Bilgen, O., and Alberts, T. E., 2016, “A Solid-State Rotor for Drones,” Poster Presentation with Paper, AUVSI Exponential 2016, New Orleans, LA, USA.

40. Wright, C. and Bilgen, O., 2016, “Parametric Analysis of a Shape Memory Alloy Actuated Arm,” Proc. SPIE 9797, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics, and Bioreplication 2016, 97970P (22 April 2016); doi:  10.1117/12.2219191

39. Hauris, F., and Bilgen, O., 2016, “Induced Strain Actuation for Solid-State Ornithopters: A Geometric Configuration Study,” 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference (AIAA SciTech), AIAA 2016-0818, 4-8 January 2016, San Diego, California, USA.

38. Bilgen, O., and Alberts, T. E., 2016, “Solid-State Rotor: A Demonstration,” 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference (AIAA SciTech), AIAA 2016-1080, 4-8 January 2016, San Diego, California, USA.

37. Bilgen, O., Kenerson, J. G., Akpinar-Elci, M., and Hattery, R., 2016, “Harvesting Energy from Internal Flows with Submerged Piezocomposite Transducers,” 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference (AIAA SciTech), AIAA 2016-1793, 4-8 January 2016, San Diego, California, USA.

36. Simsek, M. R., and Bilgen, O., 2016, “A Hybrid Position Feedback Controller for Inducing Cross-Well Motion of Bistable Structures,” 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference (AIAA SciTech), AIAA 2016-0821, 4-8 January 2016, San Diego, California, USA.

35. Zarepoor, M., and Bilgen, O., 2016, “Constrained-Energy Cross-Well Actuation of the Duffing-Holmes Oscillator,” 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference (AIAA SciTech), AIAA 2016-0201, 4-8 January 2016, San Diego, California, USA.

34. Bounthisane, R., Gumapas, E. and Bilgen, O., 2015, “Solid-State Ornithopter: A Feasibility Study,” 23rd  AIAA/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference (SciTech 2015) American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, January 5-8, 2015, Kissimmee, Florida, USA. doi: 10.2514/6.2015-1723

33. Bilgen, O., Simsek, M. R. and Arrieta, A. F., 2014, “Minimum Energy Cross-Well Actuation of Bistable Piezocomposite Unsymmetric Cross-Ply Plates,” 25th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST2014), October 6-8, 2014, The Hague, The Netherlands.

32. Hauris, F. and Bilgen, O., 2014, “Induced Strain Actuation for Solid-State Ornithopters: A Parametric Study,” ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2014), September 8-10, 2014, Newport, Rhode Island, USA, SMASIS2014-7527.

31. Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I., and Taqiuddin, M., 2013, “Coupled Modeling and Optimization of Piezocomposite Wings.” ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2013), September 16-18, 2013, Snowbird, Utah, USA, SMASIS2013-3311.

30. Bilgen, O., Ali, S. F., Friswell, M. I., Litak, G., and de Angelis, M., 2013, “Non-Linear Piezoelectric Vibration Energy Harvesting from a Vertical Cantilever Beam with Tip Mass.” ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2013), September 16-18, 2013, Snowbird, Utah, USA, SMASIS2013-3091.

29. Arrieta, A. F. Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I., and Ermanni, P., 2013, “Authority Optimisation for Resonant Morphing Control of Bi-Stable Wing-Shaped Composites,” The 19th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM19), Montreal, Canada, July 28 – August 2, 2013.

28. Fischer, M., Masching, H., Bletzinger, K. U., Bilgen, O., 2013, “Simulation and Parameter-Free Optimization of a Piezo-Actuated Solid-State Variable-Camber Wing,” 6th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials (SMART2013), Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italy, 24-26 June 2013.

27. Bilgen, O., Landman, D., Friswell, M. I., 2013, “Low Reynolds Number Behavior of a Solid-State Piezocomposite Variable-Camber Wing,” 20th AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference, Boston, MA, paper AIAA-2013-1515.

26. Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I., 2012 “Piezoceramic Composite Actuators for a Solid-State Variable-Camber Wing,” 23rd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, October 11-13, 2012, Nanjing, China.

25. Arrieta, A. F. Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I., and Ermanni, P., 2012, “Dynamic Response Modelling and Aerodynamic Study for a Piezoelectric Cantilevered Bi-stable Composite,” 23rd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, October 11-13, 2012, Nanjing, China.

24. Xia, Y., Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I., 2012 “The Effect of Corrugated Skins on Aerodynamic Performance,” 23rd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, October 11-13, 2012, Nanjing, China.

23. Woods, B. K. S., Bilgen, O., and Friswell, M. I., 2012 “Wind Tunnel Testing of the Fish Bone Active Camber Morphing Concept,” 23rd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, October 11-13, 2012, Nanjing, China.

22. Bilgen, O., 2012 “Variable-Fidelity Modeling, Optimization, Validation and Control of Piezocomposite Morphing Structures,” Presentation at the 2nd Annual CEHMS Conference, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 8, 2012.

21. Litak, G., Coccolo, M., Friswell, M. I., Ali, S. F., Adhikari, S., Lees, A. W., Bilgen, O., 2012 “Nonlinear oscillations of an elastic inverted pendulum,” 4th IEEE International Conference on Nonlinear Science and Complexity (NSC 2012), August 6-11, 2012, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 113-116. doi: 10.1109/NSC.2012.6304737

20. Bilgen, O., Saavedra Flores, E. I. and Friswell, M. I., 2012 “Implementation of a Continuous-Inextensible-Surface Piezocomposite Airfoil,” 20th AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference, 23–26 April 2012, Honolulu, HI, paper AIAA-2012-1902.

19. Arrieta, A. F., Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I. and Hagedorn, P., 2011, “Morphing dynamic control for bi-stable composites,” 22nd International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies (ICAST), Corfu, Greece.

18. Bilgen, O., Saavedra Flores, E. I. and Friswell, M. I., 2011, “Optimization of Surface-Actuated Piezocomposite Variable-Camber Morphing Wings,” ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS2011), Scottsdale, AZ.

17. Bilgen, O., Barbarino, S. and Friswell, M. I., 2011, “Static Aeroelastic Optimization of Surface Actuated Variable-Camber Piezocomposite Morphing Wings,” Invited plenary session talk at the 5th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Smart Structures and Materials (SMART'11), Saarbrücken, Germany.

16. Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I., Kochersberger, K. B. and Inman, D. J., 2011, “Surface Actuated Variable-Camber and Variable-Twist Morphing Wings Using Piezocomposites,” 19th AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Conference, Denver, CO.

15. Bilgen, O., Butt, L. M., Day, S. R., Sossi, C. A., Weaver, J. P., Wolek, A., Mason, W. H. and Inman, D. J., 2011, “A Novel Unmanned Aircraft with Solid-State Control Surfaces: Analysis and Flight Demonstration,” 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials, Denver, CO, paper AIAA 2011-2071.

14. Butt, L., Bilgen, O., Day, S., Sossi, C., Weaver, J., Wolek, A., Inman, D.J. and Mason, W.H., 2010, “Wing Morphing Design Utilizing Macro Fiber Composite,” Society of Allied Weight Engineers (SAWE) 69th Annual Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, Paper Number 3515-S.

13. Bilgen, O., De Marqui, C., Kochersberger, K. B. and Inman, D. J., 2009, “Piezoceramic Composite Actuators for Flow Control of a Variable Camber Airfoil,” Paper and Poster Presentation, 20th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Hong-Kong, China.

12. Erturk, A., Anton, S. R., Bilgen, O. and Inman, D. J., 2009, “Effect of Material Constants and Mechanical Damping on Piezoelectric Power Generation,” ASME 2009 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information In Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2007, San Diego, CA, ASME Conference Proceedings, Year 2009, Vol. 1, Paper no. DETC2009-87659, pp. 513-522. doi: 10.1115/DETC2009-87659

11. Bilgen, O., Ohanian, J. O., Kochersberger, K. B. and Inman, D. J., 2009, “Novel, Bi-Directional, Variable Camber Airfoil via Macro-Fiber Composite Actuators,” AIAA 2009-2133, 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Palm Springs, CA.

10. Inman, D. J., Erturk, A. and Bilgen, O., 2008, “Morphing, monitoring and harvesting using smart materials,” XII International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, L. Starek, B. Hučko  (Eds.), Bratislava, Slovakia.

09. Erturk, A., Bilgen, O. and Inman, D. J., 2008, “Performance Analysis of Single Crystal PMN-PZT Unimorphs for Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting,” Proceedings of the ASME Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, SMASIS2008, Ellicott City, MD.

08. Bilgen O., Erturk, A., Inman, D. J. and Kochersberger, K. B., 2008, “Macro-Fiber Composite Actuated Thin Clamped-Free Benders and Thin Simply-Supported Morphing Airfoils,” 19th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Ascona, Switzerland.

07. Erturk, A., Bilgen O., Fontenille, M. and Inman, D. J., 2008, “Piezoelectric energy harvesting from macro-fiber composites with an application to morphing-wing aircrafts,” 19th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Ascona, Switzerland.

06. Bilgen, O., Kochersberger, K. B. and Inman, D. J., 2008, “A Novel Aerodynamic Vectoring Control Airfoil via Macro-Fiber-Composite Actuators,” AIAA-2008-1700, 49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Schaumburg, IL.

05. Bilgen, O., Kochersberger, K. B. and Inman, D. J., 2008, “An Experimental and Analytical Study of a Flow Vectoring Airfoil via Macro-Fiber-Composite Actuators,”  Proc. of SPIE Vol. 6930, SPIE Smart Structures & NDE 2008, San Diego, CA.

04. Bilgen, O., Kochersberger, K., Diggs, E. C., Kurdilla, A. J. and Inman, D. J., 2007, “Morphing Wing Aerodynamic Control via Macro-Fiber-Composite Actuators in an Unmanned Aircraft,” AIAA-2007-2741, AIAA Infotech @ Aerospace Conference, Rohnert Park, CA.

03. Bilgen, O., Kochersberger, K., Diggs, E. C., Kurdilla, A. J. and Inman, D. J., 2007, “Morphing Wing Micro-Air-Vehicles via Macro-Fiber-Composite Actuators,” ASME / Boeing Best Paper Award, AIAA-2007-1785, 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, Honolulu, HI.

02. Diggs, E. C., Bilgen, O., Kurdilla, A. J., Kochersberger, K. B., Inman, D. J. and Vignola, J., 2007, “Structural characteristics via SLDV for a class of morphing micro-air-vehicles,” Unmanned Systems Technology IX. Proc. SPIE, Volume 6561, pp. 65611F.

01. Bilgen, O., Inman, D. J., Kurdilla, A. J. and Lind, R., 2006, “Active Materials for Wing Morphing Micro-Air-Vehicles,” Paper and Poster presentation at the AUVSI's Unmanned Systems North America 2006 Conference, Orlando, FL.


Conference Presentations and/or Posters Only


07. Hattery, R. and Bilgen, O., 2015, “Vibration Energy Harvesting with Piezoelectric Materials,” poster presented at the 2015 ASNE Day, 1st Place in ASNE Day 2015 Graduate Student Poster Competition, American Society of Naval Engineers, Mar 4-5, 2015, Arlington, VA, USA. Also published in Naval Engineers Journal Vol. 127, No. 2, pp. 64-65.

06. M. A. Levenstein, B. Ketterer, M. Guzman, T. Teates, D. Park, S. Vasquez, P. Jelenek, G. Clark, B. Lefebvre, C. Karaoz, J. Gongloff, M. Pollard, O. Bilgen, 2014, “A Solid-State Smart-Material Based Prosthetic Arm,” Poster presentation at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics, July 6-11, 2014, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. This poster was also selected for the Special Scientific Poster Exhibit in AOPA National Assembly 2014, September 4-7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

05. Dyer, A., Cath, J., Bilgen, O., and Daines, D. A., 2013, “The Effect of Harmonic Vibrations on the Disruption of a Bacterial Biofilm,” Poster presentation at the Old Dominion University Undergraduate Research Symposium, February 7-8, 2014, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.

04. Dyer, A., Cath, J., Bilgen, O., and Daines, D. A., 2013, “The Effect of Harmonic Frequencies on the Disruption of a Bacterial Biofilm,” Poster presentation at the American Society for Microbiology Virginia Branch 2013 Annual Meeting, November 8-9, 2013, University of Virginia, School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

03. Bilgen, O., 2010, “Lightweight High Voltage Electronic Circuits for Piezoelectric Composite Actuators,” Presentation at the 2nd Annual Center for Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (CIMSS) Conference, Roanoke, VA.

02. Bilgen, O., Kochersberger, K. B. and Inman, D. J., 2009, “Piezoceramic Actuated Variable-Camber Airfoils: Design, Modeling and Testing,” Presentation at the 1st Annual Center for Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (CIMSS) Conference, Blacksburg, VA.

01. Bilgen, O., Kochersberger K. B., Diggs, E. C., Kurdilla, A. J. and Inman, D. J., 2007, “Development and Testing of a Macro Fiber Composite Actuated Unmanned Air Vehicle,” Presentation at the IKTS ISPA 2007 Conference, Dresden, Germany.