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Clover Thebolt

 
  • Status: Ph.D. Pre-Candidate.
  • Advisors: Rich Gonzalez, Diann Brei, Jonathan Luntz.
  • Description of Research: Develop the methodology to enable a technology tradeoff between device mechanism value and cost/complexity by studying the influence of device motion as enhanced by motion performance improvement mechanisms on product perceived quality.
  • Keywords: Shape memory alloy, control design, motion trajectory, user preference, perceived quality, user perception, motion quality.
  • Research Disciplines: Mechanical Engineering, Psychology (User Preference Modeling).
  • Awards: Design Science Fellowship.
  • Funding: General Motors.
  • Publications:
    • Clover Aguayo, Jonathan Luntz, and Diann Brei, University of Michigan. SMA-Actuated Inner Belt Seal. SMASIS2013-3345 (Technical Presentation) September 17, 2013.
    • Clover Aguayo, Brent Utter, Jonathan Luntz, Richard Gonzalez, Diann Brei. Damper-Controlled Switch for Shape Memory Alloy Motion Smoothing. Proc. SPIE 9059, Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies 2014, 9059OH (March 12, 2014)
Clover Aguayo