Carrie M. Hall


Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Department of Mechanical Engineering

December 2012

Direct PhD

Thesis: Fuel-flexible Combustion Control of Modern Compression-ignition and Spark-ignition Engines

 Advisor: Gregory Shaver

Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC

May 2008

B.S. Engineering Science, summa cum laude


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Assistant Professor

Illinois Institute of Technology

Areas of Expertise

  • Dynamic modeling and simulation
  • Chemical kinetics, thermodynamics and combustion
  • Modeling and control of combustion processes
  • Multi-zone, quasi-dimensional combustion modeling of engine cycles
  • Alternative fuel production and utilization
  • Modern control methods including linear, nonlinear, optimal and robust control


Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology (August 2013-present)

Visiting Assistant Professor and Postdoctoral Researcher, Purdue University

(January – June 2013)

Course Instructor and Guest Lecturer for ME375- System Modeling and Analysis,  Purdue University (January - December 2012)

Graduate Research Fellow, Purdue University- Herrick Laboratories (August 2008 -December 2012)

Professional Honors & Awards

Ward A. Lambert Teaching Fellowship (2012)


Chateaubriand Fellowship (2011)


National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2010 - 2012)


Laura Winkleman Davidson Fellowship for Doctoral Studies(2008 - 2010)