Andrew Patterson

Andrew Patterson

PhD Student
Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Building
1206 West Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
appatte2 (at) illinois (dot) edu



B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of South Carolina, 2015


Research Interests

Andrew is a Master’s student who has worked in Naira’s group since 2015. His interests are: adaptive control, signal processing and fault detection with aerospace and robotics applications. He plans to pursue a Doctorate after completing his current degree.



  1. Hanmin Lee, Steve Snyder, Andrew Patterson, Naira Hovakimyan, “Model-based Aircraft Actuator Fault Detection and Isolation using Disturbance Estimation Observer with Piecewise Constant Adaptation Scheme.” AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, Jan 2016.
  2. Travis Edwards, Andrew Patterson, Erin Ballentine, Abdel Bayoumi, “Dependence of Vibration Characteristics on Grease Service Levels in an AH-64D Intermediate Gearbox.” Proceedings of AHS 70th Annual Forum, May 2014.
  3. Travis Edwards, Thomas Hartmann, Andrew Patterson, Samuel Bernstel, Joshua Tarbutton, Abdel Bayoumi, Damian Carr, Lester Eisner, “AH-64D Swashplate Test Stands – Improving Understanding of Component Behavior in Rotorcraft Swashplates through External Sensors.” AHS Airworthiness, CBM, and HUMS Specialists’ Meeting, Feb 2013.
  4. Huston Bokinsky, Amber McKenzie, Abdel Bayoumi, Rhea McCaslin, Andrew Patterson, Manton Matthews, Joseph Schmidlet, Lester Eisner, “Application of Natural Language Processing Techniques to Marine V-22 Maintenance Data for Populating a CBM-Oriented Database.” AHS Airworthiness, CBM, and HUMS Specialists’ Meeting, Feb 2013.