(Ph.D in Non-linear Mechanics)
 

Short Curriculum Vitae and Scientific Works

Of   Prof. Blaise Roméo  NANA NBENDJO

Updated: October, 2017

CIVIL AND PROFESSIONAL STATUS:

Date and place of birth:   22 April 1974, Bandjoun, Cameroon.

Marital status                :   Married.

Nationality                     :   Cameroonian

Professional status: Associate Professor


Professional address: LaMSEBP (Laboratory of  Modelling   and Simulation in Engineering an Biological physics), Faculty of Sciences, University of Yaoundé I, PO. Box 812 Yaoundé, Cameroon

Electronic mail:              nananbendjo@yahoo.com  or brnana2@gmail.com

Private address: Pr. NANA NBENDJO  P.O. Box 8210 Yaoundé, Cameroon Tel: +237 699-15-45-05 

                  

DIPLOMA:

March 2006-March 2007: Postdoctoral Research in the group of plasma physics and non-linear Dynamics, Departemento de Fisica, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil. (Fellowship of TWAS-CNPQ)

2000-2004:        PhD in Non-linear Mechanics,   University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon.

1999-2000:     First Year Doctorate Degree « D.E.A » University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon.

1996-1998:        Master’s Degree Diploma of Physics, Department of  Physics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Dschang,  Cameroon,

1994-1996:        Bachelor’s Degree Diploma of Physics, Department of  Physics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Dschang, Cameroon,

1993-1994:   G.C.E advanced level, Private Government Secondary school Bafoussam, Cameroon


TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

§         Acoustic and dynamics of continuous mechanicals systems-First year masters degree course


§         Nonlinear dynamics of  continuous mechanicals systems-Second year Masters degree course


§         Physics laboratory works-First level course

§         Tutorial-First and second level course

§         Numerical Method for physics

§         Electro kinetic and magneto static- First level course

§         Solid State Mechanics- Second level course

§         Control of structure- First Master degree course

FIELD OF RESEARCH AND SCIENTIFIC DISSERTATIONS:

*Field of research:

Non-Linear Science with applications to telecommunication, biology, civil engineering, Agriculture and environment.

*Topics of research:

Ø      Non-linear dynamics and Chaos

Ø      Stochastic dynamics

Ø      Active Nonlinear control

 

*Scientific Dissertations:

 

Ø      -B.R Nana Nbendjo.  « effect of circular cavity on the behaviour of orthotropic plates under external traction », Dissertation of Master’s Degree Diploma of Physics, Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, University of Dschang, February 1997, Cameroon.

Ø     -B.R. Nana Nbendjo, Dynamics and active control with delay of the dynamics of unbounded mechanical structures with phi-6 potential.”(PDF) PhD Dissertation of Physics, University of Yaoundé I , December 2004, Cameroon.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

  •  2000-2005: Research assistant at the laboratory of mechanics, University of Yaoundé I
  • March 2006-March 2007: Postdoctoral Research in the group of Non-linear Dynamics and plasma, Department of physics, Universidade Federal do Parana, Brazil. (TWAS-CNPQ Grant)
  • 1-15 April 2006: Guest scientist at Instituto de Fısica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • 13-15 September 2010: Guest scientist at Steel & Composite Structures Team of Kassel University, Germany.
  • 1 July - 31 December 2010: Guest scientist at Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems (MPIKPS), Nonlinear Times Series Group, Dresden, Germany.

  • 9 June – 9 July 2011: Short term visiting scientist at Condenser Matter Section of ICTP, Trieste, Italy.
  • 15 January-14 April 2012: Guest scientist at Steel & Composite Structures Team of Kassel University, Germany.  (TWAS-DFG Grant)
  • 5-28 August 2012: Guest scientist at Instituto de Física Teórica – UNESP, Sao Paulo (Project CNPq/PROAFRICA 490265/2010-3), Brazil
  • 1 September - 31 October 2013: Guest scientist at Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems (MPIKPS), Dresden, Germany
  • 19-25 September 2013: Guest scientist at the University of Salerno within a project “Nafassy” (National Facility for Superconduction System), Salerno, Italy.
  • 26 October 2014-31 August 2015: Guest scientist at Steel & Composite Structures Team of Kassel University, Germany.  (Humboldt Fellow)
  • 01 May -31 October 2016: Guest scientist at Steel & Composite Structures Team of Kassel University, Germany.  (Humboldt Fellow)


PARTICIPATION OF SEMINARS, SCHOOLS OR CONFERENCES: 

  • February 13 – 14, 2002: University Pedagogy Week workshop on “Necessity, Objectives, and Practice” in University of Yaoundé I organised by the vice chancellor of the university.
  •  COPROMATH 3, Workshop on Contemporary Problems in Mathematical Physics, November 01-07, 2003, Cotonou, Bénin Republic.

Talk entitledActive control with delay of vibration and catastrophic motion in a mechanical system with phi-6 potential”

  •  9th Experimental Chaos Conference. May 29 - June, 1 2006, Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Poster entitledActive control with delay of catastrophic motion and horseshoes chaos on an Euler beam using piezoelectric absorber”

  • Workhop on partial differential   equations. September 12-15, 2006. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Poster entitledModeling of the dynamics of Euler beams by phi-6 potential

  • Multiple Scale Problems in Biomathematics, Mechanics, Physics and Numerics. August 6-18, 2007. AIMS, Cape Town, South Africa.

Talk entitled “Dynamics and active control on a strongly nonlinear beam modeled by phi^6 potential”

  • EGA 2008, Transdiciplinary workhop Complexity science and numerical simulation’’ and Project Conferences “Pedagogical innovation, integrated research and competencies transfer’’.  8-11 September, 2008. ENSP, Yaoundé, Cameroon
  • COPROMATH 6, Workshop on Contemporary Problems in Mathematical Physics. October 31st   - November 6th,  2009, Cotonou, Bénin Republic.

 Talk entitledDynamics changes from Harmonic vibrations of Non-ideal oscillator

  •  Humboldt “Kolleg” 2009  “Specialized Regional Networks to Enhance Research Development in Cameroon.”  University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon, November 19-21, 2009

Talk entitledDynamics  and control of Non-ideal oscillator

  •  Cameroon Physical Society Conference on “Low cost high physics and appropriate solutions to real life problems in developing countries. University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon, December 08-10, 2009

Talk entitledDynamics and aerodynamics control of vibration on waving plants canopy

  •  International School on Non-linear Dynamics in Complex Systems (smr2286)”, 31 October – 11 November 2011, Yaoundé - Republic of Cameroon
  • Cameroon Physical Society Conference on “Low cost high physics and appropriate solutions to real life problems in developing countries. University of Yaoundé I, Cameroon, December 06-08, 2011

Talk entitledOpto-electromechanical control of vibration of plate

  •  From the Dynamics to statistical physics and back. Workshop: October 21 - 23, 2013, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems (MPIKPS), Dresden, Germany.
  • “Seismic Performance and Retrofitting of Historical Structures“. Workshop: June 20 - 23, 2016, University of Kassel, Germany.

Talk entitledSuppression of Horseshoes chaos in a structure using tendon system

 

PUBLICATIONS : 

2002

1- Resonant oscillations and fractal basin boundaries of particle in a phi-6 potential, R. Tchoukuegno, B. R. Nana Nbendjo and P.Woafo.(PDF) Physica A,  304 (2002) 362-378.

 

2003

1- Linear feedback and parametric controls of vibration and chaotic escape in a phi-6 potential. R. Tchoukuegno, B. R. Nana Nbendjo and  P.Woafo.(PDF) International Journal of Non-linear Mechanics 38, (2003) 531.      

 2- Active control with   delay of vibration and chaos  in a double well Duffing oscillators. B. R. Nana Nbendjo,  R. Tchoukuegno and P. Woafo. (PDF) Chaos, Solitons and Fractals 18 (2003) 345-353.

 

2004

1-Active control with delay of vibration and catastrophic motion in a mechanical system with phi-6 potential.  B. R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo.(PDF) Proceedings  of the third international workshop on contemporary Problems   in mathematical physics. World Scientific, Singapore 2004, pp 311-320.

 

2005

1- Active control with delay of catastrophic motion and horseshoes chaos in a single well Duffing oscillator.

 B. R. Nana Nbendjo, Y. Salissou and P. Woafo.(PDF) Chaos, Solitons and Fractals 23 (3)(2005), 809-816.

 

2006

1- Optimization of electromechanical control of beam dynamics: analytical method and finite differences

simulation. C. A. Kitio Kwuimy, B. R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo (pdf) Journal of Sound and Vibration. V. 298, Issues 1-2, 2006, Pages 180-193

2-Modeling, control by sandwich of the dynamics and optimization in a strongly nonlinear beam. B. R. Nana

Nbendjo  and P. Woafo. Far East J. Dynamical Systems 2005,  V 8, Issue 2, 2006,pages 267-283

 3- Smart dampers to suppress chaos in an impact oscillator.S.L.T de Souza, B.R. Nana nbendjo, I.L. Caldas. (Pdf) Proceedings of  in 9th Experimental Chaos Conference May 29 - June, 1 2006, Sao

Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

2007

1-Active control with delay of horseshoes chaos using piezoelectric absorber on a buckled beam under

parametric excitation. B. R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo. (pdf)  Chaos Solitons and Fractals, V. 32, Issue 1, 

2007, Pages 73-79

2-Dynamics and  active control of motion of a driven multi-limit-cycle Van der pol oscillator. R. Yamapi (Pdf),

B. R. Nana Nbendjo and H. G. Enjieu kadji.  International journal of bifurcation and Chaos. V 17, Issue 4,

2007, Pages 1-12.

 1- Active control of extended Van der Pol equation. B R Nana Nbendjo and R. Yamapi. (Pdf)

Communication in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulations, V12 issue 8, 2007 pages 1550-1559

2008

1-Nonlinear dynamics of plasma oscillations modeled by an anharmonic oscillator.(NonlineardynamicsofplasmaPOP.pdf) H. G. Enjieu Kadji, B. R. Nana Nbendjo,  J. B. Chabi Orou and  P. K. Talla . Physics of Plasma V 15, 2008, pages 032308.

 

2009

1-Amplitude control on hinged–hinged beam using piezoelectric absorber: Analytical and numerical explanation.(NLM1597.pdf) B. R. Nana Nbendjo. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics 44 (2009) 704 - 708

2- Modeling and Optimal Active Control with Delay of the Dynamics of a Strongly Nonlinear Beam. (JARDCS_P57.pdf) B. R. Nana Nbendjo, and P. Woafo. Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems Volume 1, Issue 1, 2009    pp.  57 - 74  2009.


2011

1-  “Control of vibration on a hinged-hinged beam under a non-ideal excitation using RLC circuit with variable capacitance”A. A. Nanha Djanan, B.R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo. Nonlinear Dynamics, 63 (2011) 477-489.

2- “Appearance of horseshoes chaos on a buckled beam controlled by disseminated couple forces”.A. Oumarou Sanda, B. R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo. Communication in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulations  16 (2011) 3212-3218

3- “Modelling of the dynamics of Euler’s beam by phi-6 potential” B.R.  Nana  Nbendjo and  P.  Woafo. Mechanics  Research  Communications 38 (2011) 542-545.

4- “Active control of horseshoes chaos in a driven Rayleigh oscillator with fractional order deflection” C.A. Kitio Kwuimy and B. R. Nana Nbendjo. Physics Letters A 375 (2011) 3442-3449.

2012

1-Nonlinear dynamics of inverted pendulum driven by airflow”  B.R.  Nana  Nbendjo. J. Comput. Nonlinear Dynam. 7, (2012) 011013

2-“Passive aerodynamics control of plasma instabilities” H.G. Enjieu Kadji and B.R. Nana Nbendjo. Commun  Nonlinear Sci  Numer Simulat, 17 (2012) 1779-1794

3-  “Multi-resonance and enhanced synchronization in stochastically coupled ratchets” B. R. Nana Nbendjo. U.E. Vincent  and Peter V.E. McClintock. International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos,  22 (2012) 1250141 

 4-  “Vibration control of a plate subjected to impulsive force by plate-type dynamic vibration absorbers” H. Sonfack Bouna and B. R. Nana Nbendjo. World Journal of Mechanics, 2 (2012) 143-151 

 5- “Escape boundary on unbounded double well ϕoscillators interacting with a limited power supply”  B. R. Nana Nbendjo. And I.L.Caldas . Journal of Advanced Research in Dynamical and Control Systems, 4(.3) (2012) 41-50 

 6- “Dynamical changes from harmonic vibrations of a limited power supply driving a Duffing oscillator” B. R. Nana Nbendjo. I.L.Caldas and R.L. Viana  Nonlinear Dynamics,  70(1) (2012) 401-407  

 2013

1- “Collective Dynamics of a Network of Ratchets Coupled via a Stochastic Dynamical Environment” U.E. Vincent, B. R. Nana Nbendjo and Peter V.E. McClintock . Physical Review E, 87(2) (2013) 022913

 2- “Electromechanical  control  of  vibration  on  a  plate  submitted  to  a non-ideal  excitation”A. A. Nanha Djanan, B.R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo. Mechanics  Research  Communications,  54 (2013) 72–  82.

2014

1-“ Effect of Self-synchronization of DC motors on the amplitude of vibration a rectangular plate”  A. A. Nanha Djanan, B.R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo.  Eur. Phys. J. Special Topics  223 (2014) 813-825

 2- “Dynamics and magneto-rheological control of vibration of cantilever Timoshenko beam under earthquake loads” B. P. Ndemanou, J. Metsebo, B. R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo, Nonlinear Dyn 78 (2014) 163–171   

2015

1-  “Quasi-synchronization dynamics of coupled and driven plasma oscillators”U. E. Vincent, S. O. Kareema, B. R. Nana Nbendjo,  A. N. Njah , P. V. E. McClintock. Chaos, Solitons & Fractal, 70 (2015) 85–9

 2- “Synchronization enhancement via an oscillatory bath in a network of self-excited cells” B. R. Nana Nbendjo, H.G. Enjieu Kadji, Hilda a. Cerdeira, PRAMANA Journal of Physics 84 (2015) 257-272

 3- “Self-synchronization of two motors on a rectangular plate and reduction of vibration”A. A. Nanha Djanan, B.R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo. Journal of Vibration and Control, 21 (2015) 2114–2123.

4-  “Hyperchaos and bifurcations in a driven Van der Pol–Duffing oscillator circuit”U. E. Vincent, B. R. Nana Nbendjo, A. A. Ajayi, A. N. Njah,  P. V. E. McClintock, Int. J. Dynam. Control    (2015) 363-370  

2016

1- “Dynamic responses of a hinged-hinged Timoshenko beam with or without a damage subject to blast loading” J. Metsebo,   B. R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo. Mechanics Research Communications 71, (2016) 38–43 

2- “Identification of horseshoes chaos in a cable-stayed bridge subjected to randomly moving loads”L.M. Anague Tabejieu,   B.R. Nana Nbendjo and U. Dorka. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics 85, (2016) 62 – 69

3- “Quenching of vibration modes on two interconnected buildings subjected to seismic loads using magneto rheological device” BP Ndemanou, B.R. Nana Nbendjo and U. Dorka. Mechanics Research Communications 78, (2016) 6-12

4- “On the dynamics of Rayleigh Beams resting on Fractional-order Viscoelastic Pasternak Foundations subjected to moving load” L.M. Anague Tabejieu,   B.R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo. Chaos, Solitons and Fractals 93, (2016) 39–47

5- J. Metsebo, N. Upadhyaya, P. K. Kankar and B. R. Nana Nbendjo “Modelling of a rotor-ball bearings system using Timoshenko beam and eects of rotating shaft on their dynamics” Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology30 (12) (2016) 5339~5350

6- Mathematical model for rotor bearing system by considering the effect of shaft dynamics and localized bearing effects. N. Upadhyay, M. Jules,  P. K. Kankar,  B. R. Nana Nbendjo Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference IDETC/CIE 2016 August 21-24, (2016), Charlotte, North Carolina 

2017

1- B. R. Nana Nbendjo and U. Dorka. “Effect of tendon structural control on the appearance of horseshoes chaos on a cantilever beam due to seismic action” Advanced in Mechanical Engineering, 9(1) (2017) 1–7 

2- S. C. Mba Feuleufack , B. R. Nana Nbendjo, U. E. Vincent and P.  Woafo. “Dynamical clustering, synchronization and amplitude death in a network of Euler's beams coupled via a dynamic environment” Nonlinear Dynamics, 88 (2017) 455–464

3- L.M. Anague Tabejieu,   B.R. Nana Nbendjo, G. Filatrella and P. Woafo “Amplitude stochastic response of Rayleigh beams to randomly moving loads” Nonlinear Dynamics, 89 (2017) 925–937 


Forthcoming

1- H. Sonfack Bouna, B. R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo. “On the dynamics of two multi-span continuous beam bridges model coupled by their close environmentInternational Journal of Dynamics and Control, in press (2016

2- BP Ndemanou, E. R. Fankem and  B.R. Nana Nbendjo  “Reduction of vibration on a Cantilever Timoshenko beam subjected to repeated sequence of excitation with Magneto-rheological Outrigger” Struct. Design Tall Spec. Build. (2017

3- N. Upadhyaya, J. Metsebo, P. K. Kankar and B. R. Nana Nbendjo “An Improved Theoretical Model of Unbalanced Shaft-Bearing System for Accurate Performance Prediction of Ball Bearing Due to Localized Defects” Iran J Sci Technol Trans Mech Eng DOI 10.1007/s40997-017-0098-9 (2017)


BOOKS CHAPTER

1. B. R. Nana Nbendjo and P. Woafo,  Active control of the dynamics of hinge-hinged beam using piezoelectric absorber, pp. 97-115Piezoelectric actuatorsNova Science Publishers, 2011


LANGUAGES  KNOWLEDGE.

v     Excellent French

v     Average English

v     Basic Portuguese

v   Basic German

 

HOBBIES

Sport, Music, Dance and Cinema.