Birdsong, Charlene (she/her/hers)

Professor

Office: 13-238

Phone Number: 805-756-1261
Email: cbirdson@calpoly.edu

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)

Cal Poly Alumni, Professor, Parker Control Lab and Controls Course Coordinator, Tau Beta Pi Faculty Adviser, Pi Tau Sigma Faculty Adviser, Bently Center Director

Research Interests

  • Automotive Safety, Collision Avoidance and Autonomous Vehicles Controls
  • Numerical Simulation of Mechanical Systems
  • Sensor and Actuator Design and Implementation
  • Signal Processing
  • System Dynamics
  • Vibrations/Acoustics/Active Noise Control

Education

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering November 1999 Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan Advisor: Clark Radcliffe, Focus: System Analysis and Controls, Active Noise Control. Dissertation topic: Active Noise Control with a Semi Active Helmholtz Resonator
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering December 1996 Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan Advisor: Clark Radcliffe, Focus: System Analysis and Controls, Active Noise Control
  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering June 1991, graduated Cum Laude California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo, California