**Most
Cited Journal
Papers:**

S.
S. Rao and **M. Sunar**, “Analysis of
Thermopiezoelectric Sensors and Actuators in Advanced Intelligent Structures”,
*AIAA Journal*, Vol. 31, No. 7, July
1993, pp. 1280-1286 ®
*Cited 61 times *(Source:
Web of Science).

**M.
Sunar**
and
S. S. Rao, “Recent Advances in Sensing and Control of Flexible Structures via
Piezoelectric Materials Technology”, *ASME
Applied Mechanics Reviews*, Vol. 52, 1999, pp. 1-16
®
*Cited 42 times *(Source:
Web of Science)

S.
S. Rao and **M. Sunar**,
“Piezoelectricity and its Use in Disturbance Sensing and Control of Flexible
Structures: A Survey”, *ASME A**pplied
Mechanics Reviews*, Vol. 47, No. 4, April 1994, pp. 113-123
®
*
Cited 35 times *
(Collected from Scirus).

**M.
Sunar**
and
A. D. Belegundu, “Trust Region Methods for Structural Optimization Using Exact
Second Order Sensitivity”, *International
Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering*, Vol. 32, No. 2, August 1991,
pp. 275-293 ®
*Cited 21 times *(Source:
Web of Science).

**Article
in Encyclopedia: **

**M. Sunar, **“Theory
of Vibration: Substructuring”, *Encyclopedia
of**
**Vibration*,
Edited by S.
G. Braun, D. J. Ewins and S. S. Rao, Academic
Press, London, September 2001, pp. 1332-1335 (Invited Article).

**Other
Journal Papers:**

**
M. Sunar**
and J. M. Bakhashwain, “A Study on Thermodynamic Potential Energy for
Magnetostrictive Systems”, *Exergy, An International Journal*, October 2004
(Accepted).

J.
M. Bakhashwain, **M. Sunar** and S. J. Hyder, “Finite Element Modeling of
Magnetostrictive Smart Structures”, *The Theme Issue “Mechanical Vibration &
Noise”* *of The Arabian Journal for Science & Engineering*, Vol. 29, No.
1C, June 2004, pp. 125-138.

S. J. Hyder,
**M. Sunar** and F. Mahmood, “Piezoelectromagnetic Smart Structures”, *Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I, Journal
of Systems and Control Engineering*, Vol. 218**, **2004, pp. 27-37.

**M. Sunar**, A. Z. Al-Garni, M. H. Ali, and R. Kahraman, “Finite
Element Modeling of Thermopiezomagnetic Smart Structures”, *AIAA Journal*, September 2002, pp. 1846-1851.

**M. Sunar**, S. J. Hyder and B. S. Yilbas, “Robust Design of
Piezoelectric Actuators for Structural Control”, *Computer Methods in
Applied Mechanics and Engineering*, Vol. 90, 14 September 2001, pp.
6257-6270.

**M. Sunar** and R. Kahraman, “A Comparative Study of
Multiobjective Optimization Techniques in Structural Design”, *Turkish
Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences*, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2001, pp.
69-78.

**M. Sunar**, A. M. A. Gurain and M. Mohandes, “Substructural
Neural Network Controller”,** ***Computers
& Structures*, Vol. 78, No. 4, 2000, pp. 575–581.

**Sunar**,** M.** and Rao,
S. S., “Optimal Structural Control by Substructure Synthesis”, *AIAA
Journal*, Vol. 38, No. 11, November 2000, pp. 2191-2194.

**M. Sunar**, “Artificial Neural Networks for Thermopiezoelectric
Systems”, *International Journal of
Energy Research*, Vol. 23, 1999, pp. 1123-1131.

**M. Sunar**, “Substructural Control Design for Serial Flexible
Structures Using the Linear Quadratic Gaussian Method”, *Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I, Journal
of Systems and Control Engineering*, Vol. 213**, **1999, pp. 289-300.

**M. Sunar**, S. J. Hyder and R. Kahraman, “Robust Design of
Thermopiezoelectric Actuators”, *Journal
of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics*, Vol. 21, 1998, pp. 521-523.

**M. Sunar** and S. S. Rao, “A Substructures Method for the
Active Control of Large Periodic Structures,” *Computers
& Structures*, Vol. 65, No. 5, 1997, pp. 695-701.

**M. Sunar** and S. S. Rao, “Thermopiezoelectric Control Design
and Actuator Placement”, *AIAA Journal*,
Vol. 35, No. 3, March 1997, pp. 534-539.

**M. Sunar** and S. S. Rao, “Distributed Modeling and Actuator
Location for Piezoelectric Control Systems”, *AIAA Journal*, Vol. 34, No. 10, October 1996, pp. 2209-2211.

**M. Sunar** and S. S. Rao, “Simultaneous Passive and Active
Control Design of Structures Using Multiobjective Optimization Strategies”, *Computers
& Structures*, Vol. 48, No. 5, 3 September 1993, pp. 913-924.

**M. Sunar** and S. S. Rao, “Optimal Selection of Weighting
Matrices in Integrated Design of Structures/Controls”, *AIAA Journal*, Vol. 31, No. 4, April 1993, pp. 714-720.

**M. Sunar** and S. S. Rao, “Substructure Decomposition Method
for the Control Design of Large Flexible Structures”, *AIAA Journal*, Vol. 30, No. 10, October 1992, pp. 2573-2575.

**Conference
Publications:**

**
M. Sunar**
and O. Toker, “Substructural Control of Fuzzy Nonlinear Flexible Structures”, *
The ***First International Conference on
Modeling, Simulation & Applied Optimization, ICMSAO/05**,
February 1-3, 2005, Sharjah, UAE (Paper Accepted).

**
M. Sunar**
and J. Bakhashwain, “Magnetostrictive Actuator Modeling and Placement”, *
International Mechanical Engineering Conference & Exposition, IMEC2004*,
December 5-8, 2004, Kuwait (Paper Accepted).

**M.
Sunar**, S.
Adewusi and J. M. Bakhashwain, “An Experimental and Theoretical Study for the
Effect of Placement on the Response of Piezoelectric Sensors”, *First
International Conference on: Applications of Traditional and High Performance
Materials in Harsh Environments*, United Arab Emirates, January 20-22, 2004.

**M.
Sunar** and B.
Al-Bedoor, “Finite Element Study on Piezoelectric Sensors for Blade Vibration
Measurements”, *ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference*, Cleveland,
OH, USA, July 2003.

**M.
Sunar** and J.
M. Bakhashwain, “A Study on Thermodynamic Potential Energy for Magnetostrictive
Systems”, *Proceedings of The First International Exergy, Energy and
Environment Symposium*, July 13-17, 2003, Izmir, Turkey, pp. 103-107.

O. Toker and** M. Sunar**, “Substructural Multiobjective H_{¥} Controller Design for
Large Flexible Structures: A Linear Matrix Inequalities (LMI) Approach”, *Proceedings
of ESDA 2002: ASME 6*^{th} Biennial Conference on Engineering, Systems Design and Analysis, July 8-11, 2002, Istanbul,
Turkey.

**M. Sunar**, S. A. Al-Kaabi and O. Toker, “Substructural Control
of Nonlinear Structures Using LQG Control”, *Proceedings of ESDA 2002: ASME
6*^{th} Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis,
July 8-11, 2002, Istanbul, Turkey.

**M. Sunar**, “Modeling of Piezoelectric/Magnetostrictive Materials
for Smart Structures”, *IUTAM Symposium on Dynamics of Advanced
Materials and Smart Structures*, May 20-24, 2002, Yonezawa, Japan.

**M. Sunar**, “Modeling of Coupled Mechanical, Electrical,
Thermal and Magnetic Fields”, *International Thermal Energy Congress*,
July 8-12, 2001, Cesme, Izmir, Turkey.

**M. Sunar**, “Thermopiezoelectric Sensor Design and
Placement”, *Recent Advances in Transport
Phenomena, The 12*^{th} International Symposium on Transport Phenomena,
Elsevier, Paris, France, Editors: I. Dincer and M. F. Yardim, 2000, pp. 665-669.

**M. Sunar**, A. M. Abou-Gurain and M. Mohandes, “Artificial
Neural Networks for Optimal Control of Serial Flexible Structures”, *40*^{th}
AIAA AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ACS Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials
Conference, AIAA/ASME/AHS Adaptive Structures Forum, St. Louis, MO, April
12-15, 1999.

J.
Bakhashwain, J. Refaee, **M. Sunar** and
M. Mohandes, “Artificial Neural Network for Piezoelectric Control
Systems”, *SPIE Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials*, Newport Beach, CA,
USA, March 1-5, 1999.

**M. Sunar**, S. J. Hyder, and R. Kahraman, “A Robust Design
Methodology for Structural Control Using Piezoelectric Materials”, *Symposium
on Vibration Control Via Passive/Active Damping Methods, ASME WAM-97, 1997
International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition*,*
*Dallas, TX, USA, November 16-21, 1997.