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Ran Dai
NetJets Assistant Professor
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department
College of Engineering
The Ohio State University

Office: Scott Laboratory E430
Phone: (614)688-2123

The Autonomation and Optimization Laboratory recently moved to the Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at The Ohio State Unversity, more update is coming!

biography Ran Dai is a Netjets Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department at The Ohio State University. Before that, she was an Assistant Professor in Aerospace Engineering Department at Iowa State University. She received her bachelor degree from Beihang University and her master and Ph.D degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Auburn University. After graduation, she worked as an engineer in an automotive technology company, Dynamic Research, Inc., and conducted research and consulting in the areas of semi-autonomous vehicle guidance and control. From 2010 to 2012, Dr. Dai joined the Robotics, Aerospace, and Information Networks Lab at University of Washington as a postdoctoral fellow, where she involved in an energy management project with application to the next generation of Boeing 787 aircraft power systems. Dr. Dai’s research focuses on optimal control, energy management, and networked dynamic systems. She is a recipient of National Science Foundation CAREER Award.