• Contact Information

  • Tel: 303-273-3663
  • Email: jsteele@mines.edu
  • Office Hours: Tues, Thurs: 15:30-16:30, Wed 12:00-13:00
  • Office: BB 314G
 
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John Steele

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Colorado School of Mines
    Golden, CO 80401
    USA

Education

  • 1988 Ph.D. Engineering, University of New Mexico.
  • 1986 M.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of New Mexico.
  • 1970 B.S. Physics, cum laude, New Mexico State University.

Research

  • Robots and Intelligent Machines

Interests

  • Robotics
  • Intelligent Machines

Courses

  • Introduction to Robotics (MEGN 441)
  • I2R
  • Advanced Robot Control (MEGN 545)

Some Publications

  • Adewole Ayoade and John Steele, "An Investigation of Pulse Shaping for GMAW Control", Session 15, AWS Professional Program 2016, FABTECH, Nov. 16-18, 2016, Las Vegas, NV
  • Adewole A. Ayoade, Marshall R. Sweatt, John P. H. Steele, Qi Han, Khaled Al-Wahedi, Hamad Karki, "Laser-Based Gap Finding Approach to Mobile Robot Navigation", 2016, IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Paper ThBT5.2, Banff, AB, Canada, July 14, 2016.
  • Andrew Neill and John P H Steele, "Modeling and Simulation of Three Dimensional Weld Pool Reconstruction by Stereo Vision", 2016, IEEE Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Paper WeCT6.2, Banff, AB, Canada, July 13, 2016.
  • Adewole A. Ayoade, Marshall R. Sweatt, John P. H. Steele, Qi Han, Khaled Al-Wahedi, Hamad Karki, William A. Yearsley, "Real-Time Sensor Fusion for Mobile Robot Localization in an Oil and Gas Refinery", ICMAIR 2016: 18th International Conference on Mechanization, Automation and Industrial Robotics London, United Kingdom on May, 23-24, 2016.
  • Andrew Neill and John Steele, "Weld Pool Imaging for Real-Time Process Monitoring" Session 8, AWS Professional Program 2015, FABTECH, Nov. 9-12, 2015, Chicago, IL.
  • Xiaoli Zhang and John Steele, "Visual Behavior Study for Welding Skill Evaluation and Training" Session 14, AWS Professional Program 2015, FABTECH, Nov. 9-12, 2015, Chicago, IL.
  • Sweatt, Marshall, Adewole Ayoade, Qi Han, John Steele, Khaled Al-Wahedi, and Hamad Karki. "WiFi based communication and localization of an autonomous mobile robot for refinery inspection." 2015, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp.4490-4495.
  • John P H Steele, Qi Han, Hamad Karki, Khaled Al-Wahedi, Adewole A Ayoade, Marshall R Sweatt, Daniel P Albert, W Alex Yearsley, "Development of an Oil and Gas Refinery Inspection Robot", 2104, IMECE, Nov 2104.
  • Carolina Payares-Asprino, John P H Steele, and Lusia F. Espinosa, "Optimum Design Based on Mathematical Model and Neural Network to Predict Reinforcement for Duplex Fillet Joints", AWS Professional Program 2013, FABTECH, Nov. 18-21, 2013
  • Andrew Neill and John Steele, Characterization of Robotic Gas Metal Arc Welding, AWS Professional Program 2013, FABTECH, Nov. 18-21, 2013
  • B. Geels and J. Steele, "Reliability Model Development and Sensor System Optimization of the Gearbox Reliability Collaboratives 750kW Test Gearbox", MFPT, Dayton, OH, April 23-26, 2012.
  • Moore, K. L., Weiss, M. D., and Steele, J. P., Meehan, C., Hulbert, J., Larson, E., Weinstein, A., "Experiments with Autonomous Mobile Radios for Wireless Tethering in Tunnels", Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology 114 DOI: 10.1177/1548512910393375, Jan 26, 2011.
  • James R. Schwendeman, Christopher B. Dreyer, and John P. H. Steele, Design Considerations for Development of a Wire-Based Rock Cutting Mechanism for Space Exploration, J. Mech. Des. 132, 111010 (2010), DOI:10.1115/1.400153
  • Schwab, G., Steele, J.P.H., Vincent, T.L., Vision-Based Spatter Classification for Contaminant Detection, 2009, Welding Journal, 88, June, pp. 121s-130s.
  • John P.H. Steele, Chris Mnich, Chris Debrunner, Tyrone Vincent, and Stephen Liu, Development of closed-loop control of robotic welding processes, 2005, Industrial Robot, 32(4):350 355, June 2005.
  • T. Ruff and J. Steele, Recent advances in proximity warning technology for surface mining equipment, Mining Engineering: Technical Papers, pp. 68-72, vol. 316, sec. 1, December, 2004.
  • M. Whitehorn, T. Vincent, C. Debrunner, and J. Steele, Stereo Vision in LHD Automation IEEE TRANSACTIONS on Industry Applications, Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 21-29, Jan./Feb. 2003.
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