In 1994 Robert J. Bauer received his B.A.Sc. in Mechanical
Engineering from the University of Waterloo. In 1998 he received his
Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Toronto.
Systems and Design
Dr. Bauer currently researches system identification and control of Mars rovers to predict mobility performance. This research is being carried out with MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Inc. (MDA) Space Missions.
Dr. Bauer also researches the process modeling and control
of the grinding manufacturing process as co-director of the Intelligent
Please contact Dr. Bauer for more information.
Doman, D., Warkentin, A., Bauer, R.J., A Survey of Recent Grinding Wheel Topography Models, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 46, 2006, pp. 343-352.
Bauer, R.J., Lin, A., Warkentin, A., Development of an Experimental Technique to Model Deflections in Surface Grinding, CSME Transactions, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2005, pp.375-388.
Steffen, J., Bauer,R.J., Warkentin, A., Becze, C., Performance of a Coherent Jet Coolant System in Non-Continuous Dress Creep-Feed Grinding of Inconel 718, Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 4, No. 2, 2005, pp.1-14.
Irani, R., Bauer, R.J., Warkentin, A., A Review of Cutting Fluid Application in the Grinding Process, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 45, No. 15, 2005, pp. 1696-1705.
Muise, A., Bauer, R.J., A Comparison of the Effectiveness of Double- vs. Single-Gimbaled Control Moment Gyroscopes for Vibration Suppression, CSME Transactions, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2005, pp.389-402.
Lachance, S., Bauer, R.J., Warkentin, A., Application of Region Growing Method to Evaluate the Surface Condition of Grinding Wheels, International Journal of Machine Tools and Manufacture, Vol. 44, 2004, pp. 823-829.
MECH 3900 Systems I
1999,2000 SAE Aero Design Project