May-Win Thein

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
Director
Phone: (603) 862-1158
Office: Mechanical Engineering, Kingsbury Hall Rm W117, Durham, NH 03824
May-Win Thein

Dr. Thein joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 1999. Since then, she has served as a visiting scholar and/or lecturer at the Naval Underwater Warfare Center (NUWC) at Keyport NAVSEA, the Flight Dynamics Analysis Branch at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Sheffield (Sheffield, UK), the Department of Engineering at the University of Leicester (Leicester, UK), and the Institute of Industrial and Control Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (Barcelona, Spain). Dr. Thein was also named a United Kingdom Royal Society Fellow in 2007 for her international collaborative research in spacecraft control. She holds memberships in AIAA, ASME (DSCD), IEEE (CSS IAC, WiC, WIE), Phi Eta Sigma, Pi Tau Sigma, SAE, Sigma Xi, SWE, and Tau Beta Pi.

Dr. Thein's field of specialization is in the area of System Dynamics and Control. Her studies involve nonlinear estimation and control with particular emphasis on ocean and space applications.

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Oklahoma State University
  • M.S., Lehigh University
  • B.S., Lehigh University

Courses Taught

  • ECE/ME 944: Nonlinear Control Systems
  • ECE/ME 951: Advanced Control Systems I
  • ME 670: Sys Modeling Simulation&Contrl
  • ME 696: Projects
  • ME 743/843: Satellite Sys, Dynamics & Ctrl
  • ME 797: Honors Seminar
  • ME 992: Master's Project
  • ME 999: Doctoral Research
  • ME/OE 717/817/717/817: Marine Robotics
  • OE 717/817: Marine Robotics
  • OE 999: Doctoral Research
  • PHYS 797: Senior Design Project

Selected Publications

Thein, M. -W. L., & Misawa, E. A. (2003). A Parallel Observer System for Non-Deterministic Multirate Systems. Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, 125(3), 281-286. doi:10.1115/1.1590681