Zarepoor, M., and Bilgen, O., 2018, “Constrained-energy dynamic cross-well motion of bistable structures subjected to noise disturbance,” International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, Vol. 18, No. 4, (Accepted July 13, 2017)

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.

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Arrieta, A. F., Bilgen, O., Friswell, M. I. and Hagedorn, P., 2012 “Morphing dynamic control for bi-stable composites,’ special issue in Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, published online before print June 27, 2012. doi: 10.1177/1045389X12449918

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Book Chapters

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

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


Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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