Abe Ishihara - Course Work-Silicon Valley Campus - Carnegie Mellon University

Abe Ishihara - Research & Course Work

Research Areas

Research Videos

Current Teaching

  • 18-879 C: Optimal Control: Theory and Applications — Fall 2014 | Syllabus (PDF)
  • 18-819 B: Special Topics in Applied Physics: Introduction to Solar Arrays: Modeling, Analysis, and Design — Spring 2015 | Syllabus (PDF)

Current Projects

  • Intelligent Resilient Aircraft Control (NASA)
  • Intelligent Diagnostics for Revenue Critical Photovoltaic Arrays: A Data-Driven Approach

Past Projects

Recent Solar Publications

  • A.K. Ishihara and Ben-Menahem. Asymptotic analysis of the two-diode photovoltaic model. IASTED Power and Energy Systems and Applications, 2011.
  • D. Liddell, Y. Yeh, R. Getsla, K. Young, C. Yeh, J. Dolan, D. Nguyen, Ben-Menahem S., S. Yang, and, A. Ishihara. A testing and evaluation framework for photovoltaic arrays under degradation. IASTED Power and Energy Systems and Applications, 2011.
  • D. Nguyen, J. Dolan, A.K. Ishihara, and S. Ben-Menahem. A finite element method formulation for non-uniform heating of photovoltaic modules with associated validation metrics. IASTED Power and Energy Systems and Applications, 2011.
  • Ben-Menahem and A.K. Ishihara. Photovoltaic hot-spot automated diagnostics from partial noisy sensor data: A physics based approach using splines and stochastics. IASTED Power and Energy Systems and Applications, 2011.
  • J. Dolan, S. Ben-Menahem, and A.K. Ishihara. Lumped-parameter least squares estimation of thermal constants for partially-shaded photovoltaic (pv) modules. IASTED Power and Energy Systems and Applications, 2011.
  • J.A. Dolan, R. Lee, Yoo-Hsiu Yeh, Chiping Yeh, D.Y. Nguyen, S. Ben-Menahem, and A.K. Ishihara. Neural network estimation of photovoltaic IV curves under partially shaded conditions. In Neural Networks (IJCNN), The 2011 International Joint Conference on, pages 1358 –1365, 31 2011-aug. 5 2011.