Bryan Rasmussen

Associate Professor

Leland T. Jordan Career Development Professor

Bryan Rasmussen

Office: MEOB 304
Phone: 979.862.2776
Fax: 979.845.3081
Email: brasmussen@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

Dynamic modeling and control of thermo-fluid energy systems. Building HVAC control. Industrial energy efficiency.

Awards & Honors

  • Holder, Leland T. Jordan Career Development Professorship, 2016-2019
  • Center of Excellence Award, US Department of Energy, 2017
  • James J. Cain Graduate Teaching Award, 2016
  • Excellence in Applied Energy Engineering Research, US Department of Energy, 2012, 2014
  • Inaugural Best Paper Award, HVAC&R Research Journal, ASHRAE, 2013
  • Charles L. and Peggy L. Brittan Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2010
  • John Weese Teaching Excellence Award, 2008
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2007-2012
  • ASHRAE New Investigator, 2007

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mech. Eng., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005
  • M.S. in Mech. Eng., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002
  • B.S. in Mech. Eng., Utah State University, 2000, magna cum laude

Selected Publications

Price, C., and Rasmussen, B.P., “Optimal Tuning of Cascaded Control Architectures for Nonlinear HVAC Systems,” Science and Technology for the Built Environment, 2017.

Jalal, R.E., and Rasmussen, B.P., “Limited-Communication Distributed Model Predictive Control for Coupled and Constrained Linear Systems,” IEEE Transactions Control Systems Technology, 2017.

Elliott, M.S., and Rasmussen, B.P., “Decentralized Model Predictive Control of a Multi-Evaporator Air Conditioning System,” Control Engineering Practice, 21.12 (2013): 1665–1677.

Rasmussen, B.P., “Review Article: Dynamic Modeling of Vapor Compression Systems – Part I: Literature Review,” HVAC&R Research, 18.5 (2012): 934-955.

Rasmussen, B.P., and Shenoy, B., “Review Article: Dynamic Modeling of Vapor Compression Systems – Part II: Simulation Tutorial,” HVAC&R Research, 18.5 (2012): 956-973.