Mert Bal

Associate Professor & Coordinator of EMET Program

Dr. Mert Bal

303 Phelps Hall, Hamilton Campus
1601 University Blvd, Hamilton, OH 45011
balm@MiamiOH.edu
513-785-3151
513-785-1823 (Fax)

Education

PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus
MS, Mechanical Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Eastern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus
AS, Automotive Engineering, Sakarya University, Sakarya, Turkey

Academic & Professional Experience

Associate Professor, Miami University, Hamilton Campus, 2016-present
Assistant Professor, Engineering Technology Department, Miami University. Aug. 2010-July 2016

Publications

Journals

Reza Abrishambaf, Majid Hashemipour and Mert Bal, “Structural modeling of industrial wireless sensor and actuator networks for reconfigurable mechatronic systems”, International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Volume 64, Issue 5-8, pp 793-811, February 2013.

Reza Abrishambaf, Mert Bal, Majid Hashemipour, "Distributed Control Architecture for Wireless Sensor Networks Using IEC 61499 Function Blocks for Industrial Automation", International Journal of Computer and Electrical Engineering (IJCEE), IACSIT Publications, Vol. 3, No. 5, October 2011.

Mert Bal and Majid Hashemipour, Implementation of Holonic Scheduling And Control in Flow Line Manufacturing Systems: Die Casting Case-Study, Production Planning & Control: The Management of Operations, pp. 1366-5871, 2010.

Majid Hashemipour, Hamed F. Manesh and Mert Bal, “A modular virtual reality system for engineering laboratory education”, Computer Applications in Engineering Education, n/a. doi: 10.1002/cae.20312, 2009.

Mert Bal and Majid Hashemipour, “Virtual factory approach for implementation of holonic control in industrial applications: a case study in die-casting industry”, Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Vol.25, No: 3, pp. 570-581, 2009.2

Mert Bal, Majid Hashemipour and Hamed Manesh, “Virtual-reality-based information requirements analysis tool for CIM system implementation: a case study in die-casting industry”, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, Volume 21 Issue 3, 231, 2007.

Conference Proceedings

Reza Abrishambaf, Jorge Cabral, João Monteiro and Mert Bal, “An Energy Aware Design Flow of the Distributed Industrial Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks”, International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT 2015), Seville, Spain, March 17-19, 2015.

Mert Bal, "An Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks Framework for Production Monitoring", Proceedings of International Symposium of Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2014), Istanbul, Turkey, June 1, 2014.

Mert Bal, "Industrial Applications of Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey", Proceedings of International Symposium of Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2014), Istanbul, Turkey, June 1, 2014.

Mert Bal, “Assessment of Remote Laboratory Practices in Engineering Technology Distance Education”, Proceedings of the ASEE 2014 International Forum, Indianapolis, IN, June 14, 2014.

Mert Bal, “Collaborative Wireless Sensor Networks for Facilities Management”, MFPT 2012: The Prognostics And Health Management Solutions Conference, Dayton, OH, 24-26 April 2012.

Mert Bal, “Virtual Manufacturing Laboratory Experiences for Distance Learning Courses in Engineering Technology”, ASEE Annual Conference, Engineering Technology Division (ETD), San Antonio, Texas, 10-13 June 2012.

Reza Abrishambaf, Mert Bal and Majid Hashemipour, “Integration of Wireless Sensor Networks into the Distributed Intelligent Manufacturing within the Framework of IEC 61499 Function Blocks“, Proceedings of the International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics (SMC 2011), Anchorage, AL, USA. 9-12 October 2011.

Mert Bal, Weiming Shen, Qi Hao and Henry Xue, “Collaborative Smart Home Technologies for Senior Independent Living: A Review”, Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design CSCWD 2011, Lausanne, Switzerland. 8-10 June 2011.

Mert Bal, Henry Xue, Weiming Shen, Hamada Ghenniwa, “3-D Indoor Location Tracking and Visualization in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC 2010), Istanbul, Turkey. 10-13 October 2010.

Mert Bal, Weiming Shen, Henry Xue, Hamada Ghenniwa, “A Test-Bed for Localization and Tracking in Wireless Sensor Networks”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Antonio, TX, USA. 11-14 October 2009.

Mert Bal, Weiming Shen, Hamada Ghenniwa, “Collaborative Signal and Information Processing in Wireless Sensor Networks: a Review”, Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, San Antonio, Texas, USA. 11-14 October 2009.

Mert Bal, Min Liu, Weiming Shen, Hamada Ghenniwa, “Localization in Cooperative Wireless Sensor Networks: A Review”, Proceedings of 13th International Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work in Design (CSCWD 2009), Santiago, Chile, 22- 24 April 2009.

Mert Bal and Majid Hashemipour, “Applications of Virtual Reality in Design and Simulation of Holonic Manufacturing Systems: A Demonstration in Die Casting Industry”, Third International Conference on Holonic and Multi Agent Systems, HoloMAS 2007, Regensburg, Germany. 3-5 September 2007.