Dr. Ronnie Fesperman

Mechanical Engineering

Education History

  • BSME Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • MSME Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Ph.D Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Science, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Work Experience

Lecturer, JHU Whiting School of Engineering, Engineering for Professionals

Publications

Fesperman, R.R., Moylan S.P., Vogl G.W., Donmez M.A., Reconfigurable Data Driven Virtual Machine Tool: Geometric Error Modeling and Evaluation, CIRP Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, 10, (2015) 120-130

Mani M, Lane B Donmez A, Feng S, Moylan S, Fesperman R, Measurement Science Needs for Real-time Control of Additive Manufacturing Powder Bed Fusion Processes, NISTIR 8036, Gaithersburg, MD, 2015

Fesperman R, Brown N, Elliot K, Ellis J, Grabowski A, Ludwick S, Maneuf S, O’Connor B, Woody S, Methods for the Performance Evaluation of Single Axis Positioning Systems: A New Standard, Proceedings of the ASPE Annual Meeting, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55, 2013

Fesperman R, O’Connor B, Ellis J, Methods for the Performance Evaluation of Single Axis Positioning Systems: Dynamic Straightness, Proceedings of the ASPE Annual Meeting, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55, 2013

O’Connor B, Fesperman R, Maneuf S, Methods for the Performance Evaluation of Single Axis Positioning Systems: Incremental Step Test, Proceedings of the ASPE Annual Meeting, Saint Paul, Minnesota, 55, 2013

Fesperman R.R., Moylan S.P., and Donmez M.A., A virtual machine tool for the evaluation of standardized 5-axis performance tests, Proceedings of the 2012 ASPE Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, 2012

S. D. Ruben, T.-C. Tsao, R. Fesperman, O. Ozturk and R. R. Hocken, “Modeling and Control of a Multi-Axis Nano-Precision Positioning System,” IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, In Preparation.

Fesperman R, Ozturk O, Hocken R, Ruben S, Tsao T-C, Phipps J, Lemmons T, Brien J, Caskey G, Multiscale Alignment and Positioning System - MAPS, Precision Engineering, Submitted, 36, 4, (2012) 517-537

Fesperman R.R, Donmez M.A., and Moylan S.P., Ultra-precision linear motion metrology of a commercially available translation stage, Proceedings of the 2011 ASPE Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 2011

Moylan S., Blumenfeld D., McGlauflin M, Fesperman R., and Donmez M.A., Evaluation of proposed test artifacts for five-axis machine tools, Proceedings of the 2011 ASPE Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, 2011

Fesperman R.R, Moylan S.P., and Donmez M.A., Methods, Practices, and Standards for Evaluating On-Machine Touch Trigger Probing of Workpieces, Proceedings of the 2010 ASPE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2010

Moylan S.P., Fesperman R.R., and Donmez M.A., Test Methods for Coordinated Motion of Five-Axis Machining Centers, Proceedings of the 2010 ASPE Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, 2010

Fesperman R.R., Donmez M.A., and Moylan S.P., Ultra-Precision Linear Motion Metrology, Proceedings of the 2010 ASPE Summer Topical Meeting, 2010

Ruben S.D., Tsao T.-C., Hocken R., Fesperman R., Ozturk O., Brien J., and Caskey G., “Mechatronics and control of a precision motion stage for nano-manufacturing,” in Proceedings of ASME Dynamic Systems and control Conference, October 2009

Ozturk, O., Fesperman, R.r., Caskey, G.W., and Hocken, R.J., 2008, Multi-scale Alignment Positioning System for NIL, Proceedings from the 23rd ASPE Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, October, 2008

Lemmons T.D., Fesperman R.R., Ozturk O., and Hocken R.J., Fabrication of fused silica optical quality pin chuck using a wet etching process, In Proceedings of ASPE 23rd Annual Meeting, 2008

Ozturk, O., Fesperman, R.R., and Hocken, R.J., 2008, Design of Multi-scale Alignment and Positioning System, Proceedings of the euspen International conference, Zurich

Fesperman, Ronnie R, 2006, Multiscale Alignment and Positioning System, Dissertation, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC

Fesperman, Ronnie R, Diamond Turning of Silicon Nitride, Thesis, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC, 2004

Mayes, T.W., Riley, M.S., Edward, K.,Fesperman, R., Suraktar, A., Shahid, U.,Williams, S, and Hocken, R.J., Phase Imagining in the Near Field, CIRP Annals, (2004) 483-486

Ajjarapu, S.K., Fesperman, R.R., Patten, J.A., Cherukuri, H.P., and Brand, C., Ductile regime machining of silicon nitride: A numerical study using Drucker-Prager material model, Transactions of the North American Manufacturing Research Institute of SME, Charlotte, NC, 32, (2004) 519-524

Ajjarapu S.K., Fesperman R.R., Patten J.A., Cherukuri H.P., Experimental and numerical investigation of ductile regime machining of silicon nitride, AIP Conference Proceedings, 712 (2004) 1377

Patten, J., Fesperman, R., Kumar, S., McSpadden, S., Qu, J., Lance, M., Nemanich, R., and Huening, J., High Pressure Phase Transformation of Silicon Nitride, Applied Physics Letters, 83, 23, (2003) 4740-4742

Patten J.A., Gao W., and Fesperman R., Ductile Regime Nanocutting of Silicon Nitride, Proceedings of the ASPE Annual Meeting, 22, (2000) 106-109

Honors and Awards

  • NIST Recognition Award for efforts in diamond turning and virtual machine tool development (2012)

Professional Organizations

American Society for Precision Engineering
ASME B5 TC52, Standards Committee, Machine Tool