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David Trumper

Contact Info

room 10-140G

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139

Education

  • 1980

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

    B.Sc.
  • 1984

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

    M.Sc.
  • 1990

    MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MIT)

    Ph.D.

Research Interests

  • Mechatronics
  • Precision Engineering
  • Applications of Continuous- and Discrete-Time Control
  • Instrumentation
  • Mechatronics for Biomedical Devices
  • Electromechanics and Electric Machines
  • Magnetic Suspensions and Bearings
  • Control of Fluid Systems
  • Analog and Digital Signal Processing

Honors + Awards

  • 1991, NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award
  • 1995-1998, Rockwell International Career Development Chair    
  • 1998 Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching    
  • 1999 ASME Leonardo da Vinci Award    
  • 2001 3M Innovation Award    
  • 2002 Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching    
  • 2006 Keenan Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Education

Memberships

  • American Society for Precision Engineering, ASPE
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME