Dynamics, vibrations, and nonlinear systems. Applications to vibration absorbers, engine dynamics and vibrations, resonant MEMS/NEMS (micro/nano-electro-mechanical-systems) sensors, rotor systems.
Withrow Distinguished Senior Scholar Award, College of Engineering, MSU, 2002
University Distinguished Faculty Award, MSU, 2008
Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Ph.D., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Cornell University 1983
M.S.E., Applied Mechanics, University of Michigan 1979
A.B., Physics, University of Michigan 1978
G. Csernak, G. Stépán, and S.W. Shaw, "Sub-harmonic Resonant Solutions of a Harmonically Excited Dry-Friction Oscillator," Nonlinear Dynamics 50, 93-109, 2007.
B. E. DeMartini, J. F. Rhoads, S. W. Shaw, and K. L. Turner, "A Single Input Single Output Mass Sensor Based on a Coupled Array of Microresonators," Sensors and Actuators A: Physical 13, 147-156, 2007.
B. Olson, S. W. Shaw, and C. Pierre, "Vibration Absorbers for Linear Cyclic Systems," accepted for publication 2008, Journal of Sound and Vibration.