Darris White

Title
Professor
Email
Department
Mechanical Engineering Department
College
College of Engineering
Prescott College of Engineering
Darris White


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering Sciences, University of Colorado at Boulder

  • ME 800: Dissertation
  • ME 438: Model-Based Cntrl Systm Desgn
  • ME 495U: Vehicle Dynamics 2
  • ME 400: Vibration & Acoustics



White, D., McKisson, J.E., Barott, W., Czlapinski, C., Kuss, M., Sabatini, V., Simulation, Analysis and Systems Engineering of a Hybrid-Electric Race Car, ASME 2nd Annual Conference on Energy Sustainability, Jacksonville, FL, August 10-14, 2008.

White, D., McKisson, J.E., Organization of a Multi-Disciplinary Capstone Design Project for the SAE Formula Hybrid Competition, 2007 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, HI, June 24-27, 2007.

White, D., McKisson, J.E., An Innovative Hybrid-Electric Drivetrain Concept and Student Project, 2007 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, HI, June 24-27, 2007.

Davids, L., Steinhauer, H., White D., The Role of Hands-On Female Student Project Teams in Comprehensive Outreach and Retention Programs, 2007 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Honolulu, HI, June 24-27, 2007.

Davids, L., Steinhauer, H., White, D., A Hands-on Approach to Increasing Engineering Diversity: ERAUs All-Women Mini-Baja Project, 5th ASEE Global Colloquium on Engineering Education, Brazil, October 9-12, 2006.

White, D. L, Steinhauer, H., Davids, A Hands-on Approach to Increasing Engineering Diversity: ERAUs All-Women Mini-Baja Project, 2006 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Chicago, IL, June 18-21, 2006.

Nakhla, H., White, D., Musial, W., Structural Dynamics of Small Wind Turbine Blade under Aerodynamic Loading, 44th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Jan, 2006, Reno, NV.

Nakhla, H., White, D., Furling Analysis of a Distributed Wind Energy System using CFD-FEM, 3rd International Energy Conversion Conference, San Francisco, CA, Aug., 15-18, 2006.

White, D., Musial, W., Engberg, S., Evaluation of the New B-REX Fatigue Testing Multi-Megawatt Wind Turbine Blades, 43rd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Jan, 2005, Reno, NV.

White, D., Musial, W., The Effect of Phase Angle on Wind Turbine Fatigue Damage, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Vol. 126, Issue 4, Nov., 2004.

White, D., Musial, W., The Effect of Phase Angle on Wind Turbine Fatigue Damage, 42nd AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, Jan, 2004, Reno, NV. (Winner: Best Wind Energy Symposium Paper)

White, D., (PhD) A New Method for Dual-Axis Fatigue Testing of Large Wind Turbine Blades using Resonance Excitation and Spectral Loading, University of Colorado-Boulder, September 2003.

White, D., Musial, W., Efficient Method for Fatigue Testing Multi-Megawatt Composite Wind Turbine Blades Using Resonant Excitation, SAMPE 2003, Long Beach, CA.

White, D., Parametric Study of Leveling System Characteristics on Roll Stability of Trailing Arm Air Suspensions for Heavy Truck, 2001 SAE Truck and Bus Conference.

Ahmadian, M. and White, D., "An Experimental Evaluation of the Effect of Rail Vehicles Truck Suspensions on Wheel-Rail Forces," Proceedings of 1999 IEEE/ASME Joint Rail Conference, Dallas, Texas, April 1999.

White, D., (MS) "Statistical Characterization of Vehicle and Track Interaction, using Rail Vehicle Response and Track Geometry Measurements," Virginia Tech, August 1998.


August 2004  Present Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, FL
May 2001  July 2004 Research Participant, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO
Aug. 1998  Jan. 2001 Senior Engineer, Volvo Trucks North America, Greensboro, NC


US Patents
6,793,225 Novel Torque Rod Bracket Design Awarded
6,883,810 Active Air Spring Stiffness Controller Awarded
6,959,932 Electronic Height Control Algorithm Awarded
7,051,851 Actively Controlled Locking Suspension System Awarded
7,350,795 Trailing Arm Suspension Design Awarded