Site Map | Faculty Intranet | Staff Intranet | Student Intranet |

Galip Ulsoy

Portrait of Galip Ulsoy

Galip Ulsoy

C.D. Mote Jr. Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering; Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering; William Clay Ford Professor Emeritus of Manufacturing; Deputy Director, NSF Engineering Research Center for Reconfigurable Machining Systems
2450 GGB (George G. Brown Laboratory)
2350 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2125
Map It!

Phone: (734) 936-0407
Fax: (734) 647-3170

Individual Home Page


Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of California-Berkeley, 1979
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1975
B.S., Engineering, Swarthmore College, 1973

Research Interests

Modeling, analysis and control of dynamic systems; rotating or translating elastic systems; manufacturing automation; vehicle control.

Major Funding Sources

Ford; National Science Foundation; U.S. Army/TACOM; NIST/ATP; Intelligent Transportation Society of America Center of Excellence

Honors and Awards

Special Award, TÜBİTAK, 2012

Stephen S. Attwood Award, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2012

Fellow, International Federation of Automatic Control, 2010

Rufus Oldenburger Medal, ASME, 2008

Albert M. Sargent Progress Award, SME, 2007

National Academy of Engineering, October 2006

Graduate Colloquium Speaker, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2006

Sectional Keynote Paper: Strategic Issues in Sensors and Smart Structures, by S.C. Liu, M. Tomizuka and A.G. Ulsoy, 3rd European Conference on Structural Control, 2006

Dynamic Systems & Control Division Outstanding Investigator Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers,, 2004

Dynamic Systems & Control Division Leadership Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers,, 2002

J. of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control Best Paper Award (with Liang-Kuang Chen), "Identification of a Driver Steering Model, and Model Uncertainty, from Driving Simulator Data", American Society of Mechanical Engineers,, November 2002

Technology and Innovation Award, 1999, Industry Week, Agile Line Boring Project, Member of Joint University of Michigan and Lamb Technicon Research Team

Fellow, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1996

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1993

O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award, American Automatic Control Council, 1993

Excellence in Service Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics, The University of Michigan, 1993

Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 1986

Wood Award, Forest Products Research Society, 1979

In the News...

2016 - Ulsoy receives ASME Rudolf Kalman Best Paper Award

2015 - U-M ME Faculty hosted the 12th IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems

2015 - U-M ME Faculty hosted the 12th IFAC Workshop on Time Delay Systems