Xiaowen Su, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Research, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Xiaowen Su


Research Interests

  • Aircraft transmission and propulsion
  • Vibration and control
  • Nonlinear-dynamics
  • complex networked systems
  • power system cascading failure analysis


  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee


  • X. Su, H. DeSmidt, “Rotor balancing via an enhance automatic dynamic balancer with inductively couple shunt circuit,” Journal of vibration and acoustic, 114(3), 031003, 2019
  • X. Su, H. DeSmidt, E. Smith, R. Bill, “Modeling and design of a wet clutch offset compound gear transmission for dual-speed rotorcraft applications,” VFS 76th Annual Forum and Technology Display, 2020.
  • X. Su, H. DeSmidt, E. Smith, R. Bill, “Effect of maneuvering and gust loads on the two-speed shift dynamics of a helicopter equipped with a dual clutch transmission,” VFS 75th Annual Forum and Technology Display, 2019.
  • X. Su, Z. Guo, K. Sun, “A Quasi-Dynamic Energy Function Method for Out-of-Step Prediction under Line Outages,” IEEE PES General Meeting, Denver, CO, July 17-21, 2022
  • B. Park, X. Su, K. Sun, “An Enhanced OPA model: Incorporating Dynamically Induced Cascading Failures,” IEEE Power Engineering Letters, accepted.
  • M. Xiong, K. Sun, X. Su, A. Tolkachova, X. Zhao, Dynamics Study of Constant DI and Constant TR Control for Cardiac Alternans Based on a Two-Dimensional Cellular Automata Model, nonlinear dynamics, accepted.