Texas Tech University

Donald Docimo, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Email: donald.docimo@ttu.edu

Phone: 806.834.4037

Fax: 806.742.3540

Office: ME North 215

Research Website: DOC Lab

Donald Docimo


Donald Docimo is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas Tech University. His research focuses on model reduction, optimal control, and design optimization of energy systems. Current applications include physics-based battery cell modeling, estimation and balancing control for heterogeneous battery packs, and integrated hierarchical control and design for electric vehicles and power grid technology.

Research Interests

  • Control Systems
  • Design Optimization
  • Application Areas Include:
    • Battery Systems
    • Electrified Vehicles (Automotive, Aerial, etc.)
    • Renewable Energy Systems
    • Building Energy Systems Connected to the Grid

Personal Information


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, (2017)
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, (2015)
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The College of New Jersey, (2012)

Department of Mechanical Engineering