Philip Weinsier


Philip Weinsier, Ed.D.

  • Position: Professor
  • Phone: 419-372-0628
  • Email:
  • Address: 319 GMH

Professional Biography/Profile

Professor Philip Weinsier, with an Ed.D. from Clemson University, has been a dedicated member of the BGSU Firelands faculty since 2002. His courses in applied engineering cover a spectrum of essential topics, providing students with a comprehensive understanding of the field. Despite the perennial question of why teach when the commercial industry beckons with higher financial rewards, Dr. Weinsier finds immeasurable satisfaction in witnessing his students graduate, succeed, and thrive in their careers. Beyond the realm of teaching, he is a prolific researcher, with numerous publications and a book to his credit. As a Fulbright Scholar, he conducted a year of research at the Technical University of Aachen, (West) Germany, adding an international dimension to his academic journey.

Courses Taught

  • Energy, Power, Instrumentation & Control
  • Electric Circuits
  • Electronic Circuits
  • Electrical Measurements & Instrumentation
  • Industrial Equipment & Controls
  • Digital Electronic Components & Systems
  • Field Programmable Gate Arrays
  • Operational Amplifiers
  • Real-time Microcomputer Systems & Controls
  • Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Digital Computer Analysis

Research Interests and Selected Publications:


  1. Kiani-Moghaddam, M., Shivaie, M., & Weinsier, P. D. (2019). Modern Music-Inspired Optimization Algorithms for Electric Power Systems: Models, Methods, and Applications. Springer. ISBN 978-3-030-12044-3.


  1. Artis, R., Shivaie, M., & Weinsier, P. D. (2023). A flexibility-based multi-objective model for contingency-constrained transmission expansion planning incorporating large-scale hydrogen/compressed-air energy storage systems and wind/solar farms. Journal of Energy Storage, 70, 108086. 
  2. Shivaie, M., Dienel, H.L, &, Weinsier, P. D. (2023). DG-integrated stochastic multiyear distribution expansion planning considering fault current-limiting high-temperature superconducting cables. Applied Energy, 336, 120638.
  3. Shivaie, M., Kiani-Moghaddam, M., Weinsier, P. D. (2021). Bilateral Bidding Strategy in Joint Day-Ahead Energy and Reserve Electricity Markets Considering Techno-Economic-Environmental Measures. Energy & Environment, 0(0), 1-31.
  4. Shivaie, M., Kiani-Moghaddam, M., Weinsier, P. D. (2020). A Resilience-Based Tri-Level Framework for Simultaneous Transmission and Substation Expansion Planning Considering Extreme Weather-Related Events. IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution, 14(16), 3310-3321.
  5. Shivaie, M., Kiani-Moghaddam, M., Weinsier, P. D. (2020). A vulnerability-constrained quad-level model for coordination of generation and transmission expansion planning under seismic- and terrorist-induced events. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 120, (105958).
  6. Shivaie, M., Kiani-Moghaddam, M., Weinsier, P. D., & Spezia, C. J. (2019). Incorporating unified interphase power controllers into robust multi-period transmission expansion planning to mitigate short-circuit level. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 117, (105672).
  7. Kiani-Moghaddam, M., Shivaie, M., & Weinsier, P. D. (2019). A Techno-Economic Multi-Objective Model for Hybrid Harmonic Filter Planning Considering Uncertainty in Non-linear Loads. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 112, 339-352.
  8. Samarrokhi, A., Jenab, K., & Weinsier, P. D. (2015). The Effects of Lean Production and Six Sigma on Sustainable Competitive Advantage with Moderation of Suitable Resources. International Journal of Services and Operations Management, 21(1), 112-125.
  9. Samarrokhi, A., Jenab, K., Arumugam, V. C., & Weinsier, P. D. (2015). Analysis of the Effects of Operations Strategies on Sustainable Competitive Advantage in Manufacturing Systems. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 19(1), 34-49.
  10. Jenab, K., Sarfaraz, A., Weinsier, P. D., Moeini, A., & Al-Ahmari, A. M. A. (2014). i-DEMATEL Method for Integrated Manufacturing Technology Selection. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management, 26(3), 349-363. DOI: 10.1108/JMTM-08-201
  11. Jenab, K., Noori, K., Weinsier, P. D., & Khoury, S. (2014). A Dynamic Model for Hardware/Software Obsolescence. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 31(5), 588-600. DOI: 10.1108/IJQRM-03-2013-0054
  12. Jenab, K., Noori, K. R., & Weinsier, P. D. (2014). Obsolescence Management in Rail Signaling Systems: Concept and Markovian Modeling. International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, 14(1), 21-35. DOI: 10.1504/IJPQM.2014.063162
  13. Samarrokhi, A., Jenab, K., Arumugam, V. C., & Weinsier, P. D. (2014). A New Model for Achieving Sustainable Competitive Advantage through Operations Strategies in Manufacturing Companies. International Journal of Logistics Systems and Management, 19(1), 115-130.
  14. Moslehpour, S., Jenab, K., Weinsier, P. D., & Matcha, B. K. (2013). Design of the Nios II System for the Playing of Wave Files on an Altera DE2 Board. International Journal of Engineering Technology, 5(3), 361-369. DOI: 10.7763/IJER.2013.V5.5776

Full Credentials

Ed.D., Vocational and Technical Education, 1990, Clemson University; M.In.Ed., Master of Industrial Education, 1979, Clemson University; B.S., Bachelor of Science, major in physics, 1978, Berry College; B.S., Bachelor of Science, major in industrial education, 1978, Berry College.

Updated: 02/22/2024 12:42PM