Ms. Shraddha Vacchani, “Stored Energy Maps in Deformed Metals using Spherical Nanoindentation”, 2014, Provost Fellowship, 2007-2009, currently in a post-doc position at Los Alamos National Laboratory.
Mr. Hamad Al-Harbi, “Crystal Plasticity Simulations Using Spectral Databases”, 2013, currently on the faculty of King Saud University, Saudi Arabia.
Ms. Naomi Barth, “Porosity, Mineralization, Tissue Type and Morphology Interactions at the HumanTibial Cortex”, 2013. GAANN Fellow 2006, Koerner Fellowship 2007.
Ms. Amanda Levinson, “The Role of Deformation Twinning on Strain Hardening and Recrystallization in Magnesium Alloy AZ31”, 2012. Provost Fellowship, 2007-2009. GAANN Fellow, 2008-2011, currently in a post-doc
position at Naval Research Laboratories, Washington DC.
Dr. Giacomo Landi, “A Novel Spectral Approach to Multi-Scale Modeling”, 2011. Mozino Scholarship 2009-2010, currently employed by SKF Bearings, PA.
Dr. Anthony Fast, “Developing Advanced Microstructure Informatics for Diverse Materials Knowledge Systems”, 2011. GAANN Fellow, 2005, 2006, 2007, currently in a post-doc position at Georgia Tech.
Dr. Stephen Niezgoda, “Stochastic Representation of Microstructure via Higher-Order Statistics: Theory and Application”, 2010. IGERT Fellow, 2006, 2007. NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2008-2011. Drexel
Research Award 2010. Most Promise to Enhance Drexel’s Reputation, Mathematical Sciences and Engineering, 2010. Currently in a tenure-track position at The Ohio State University.
Dr. Siddhartha Pathak, “Development and Validation of a Novel Data Analysis Procedure for Spherical Nanoindentation”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2009. Grand Prize winner in the Micrograph Contest of
the 50th International Conference on Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam Technology 2006. Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) grant, 2005; ASM International Arthur E. Focke LeaderShape
Award, 2006. Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies (CINT) User Program Award, 2007. Keck Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2010-2012; currently in a LANL Director’s Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2012.
Dr. Marko Knezevic, “A New Spectral Framework for Crystal Plasticity Modeling of Cubic and Hexagonal Polycrystalline Metals”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2008. SES Travel Award, 2006, Hill Fellowship,
2007, LANL Seaborg Institute Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 2012. Currently in a tenure-track position at University of New Hamsphire.
Dr. Massimiliano Binci, “A Novel Spectral Framework for Second-Order Homogenization Theories”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2008. SES Travel Award, 2006. Cuurently employed by INGENI SA Ingénierie
Dr. Hari Duvvuru, “Spectral Methods for Microstructure Modeling in Cubic Polycrystalline Metals”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2007. Travel Scholarship from TMS for the 2004 TMS Annual Meeting; ASM International
Arthur E. Focke LeaderShape Award, 2005. Currently employed by Smith Industries, TX.
Dr. Xianping Wu, “Prediction of Crystallographic Texture Evolution and Anisotropic Stress-strain Response during Large Plastic Deformation in -Titanium Alloys using a Taylor-type Crystal Plasticity Model”,
Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2006. Currently employed by Smith Industries, TX.
Dr. Joshua Houskamp, “Microstructure Sensitive Design: Exploiting Material Anisotropy in Mechanical Design”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2005. Koerner Fellow. Dean’s Fellow. Currently employed
by Army Research Laboratories, MD.
Dr. Gwenaelle Proust, “Identifying the Complete Space of Feasible Anisotropic Properties in Polycrystalline Microstructures”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2005. Third place for best student paper in the
2003 SES Annual Meeting, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowship 2004-2005. Currently on the faculty of The University of Sydney.
Dr. Abhishek Bhattacharya, “Investigating the Evolution of Grain Scale Microstructure during Large Plastic Deformation of Polycrystalline Aluminum”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2003.
Dr. Ayman Salem, “Strain Hardening of Titanium: Role of Deformation Twinning”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2002. Secured first place in the 2001 TMS Outstanding Student Paper Contest, Graduate Division;
also been awarded the George Hill, Jr. Endowed Fellowship at Drexel University and a Graduate Student Research Award by the College of Engineering at Drexel University, United States Air Force Association Brent Scowcroft Award, 2007. Currently
the CEO of a start-up company, Materials Resources, LLC.
Dr. Yu-Hsuen Nien, “Design, Optimization, and Evaluation of Swellable Bone Anchors in Low Density Applications”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2000. Currently on the faculty of National Yunlin University
of Science and Technology, Taiwan.
Dr. Ebrahim Shaji, “Influence of Cold Work and Aging on Fracture Toughness and Ductility of MP35N”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 1998.
Dr. Ehab El-Danaf, “Large Deformation Stress-Strain Response in Low Stacking Fault Energy FCC Metals”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 1998.
Dr. Abdel Abusafieh, “Development of a New Class of Self-Anchoring Swelling-Type Implants”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 1996. Secured the first prize in the international SAMPE student paper competition,
1997, and the second prize in the TMS International Student Paper competition, 1997.
Dr. Christopher Hovanec, “Solute Enhanced Strain Hardening of Aluminum Alloys to Achieve Improved Combinations of Strength and Toughness”, Ph.D. Materials Engineering, 2011. Harris Foundation Scholarship,
2003-2005; GAANN Fellow, 2005, 2007; Koerner Fellowship, 2006.
Dr. Sandip Basu, “Kinking deformation and its effects on the nano-mechanical behavior of hexagonal crystals”. Ph.D. Materials Engineering, 2008. Second Place in Best Poster Competition, Engineering Ceramics
Division, The American Ceramic Society, 2006.
Dr. Aiguo Zhou, “Kinking nonlinear elastic solids: theory and experiments”, Ph.D. Materials Engineering, 2008.
Dr. Dejan Stojakovich, “Microstructure Evolution in Deformed and Recrystallized Electrical Steel”, Ph.D. Materials Engineering, 2008. Dragomir Nicolitch Charitable Trust Scholarship, 2005
Dr. Tiejun Zhen, “Compressive behavior of kinking nonlinear elastic solids - Ti3SiC2, graphite, mica and BN”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2004.
Dr. Anand Murugaiah, “Nanoindentations in Kinking Nonlinear Elastic Solids”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 2004.
Dr. Gina Gualtieri, “Biological and Mechanical Interface Characteristics Between a New Swelling Copolymeric Material and Bone”, Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, 1998.
Dr. Sundararaman Narayanan, “Stress Determination in Silicon Wafers and a Micromechanical Study of Compression Failure in Graphite Reinforced Epoxy Using Micro-Raman Spectroscopy”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering,
Dr. Sirous Asgari, “Structure and Strain Hardening of Low Stacking Fault Energy FCC Alloys at Large Strains”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 1997.
Dr. Tamer El-Raghy, “Synthesis and Characterization of Ti3SiC2”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 1997.
Dr. Dmitri Brodkin, “Processing-Structure-Properties Relations in Titanium Carbide-Titanium Boride Composites Fabricated by Transient Plastic Phase Processing”, Ph.D., Materials Engineering, 1996.
Ms. Alka Basnet, “Classification of Bone Microstructures Using PCA and 2-Point Statistics”, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2012.
Mr. Dan Illson, “Development of a Processing Network for Process Design Solutions”, M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007.
Mr. David Steinmetz, “Microstructure-Property Relations in Polystyrene-Clay Nanocomposites”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 2007.
Ms. Melanie Patel, “Investigation of Mouse Femoral Bone Using Raman Spectroscopy and Nanoindentation”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 2006.
Mr. Srinivas Balla, “Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene(UHMWPE) wear in Total Hip Arthoplasty (THR)”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 1999.
Mr. Parvez Ahmad, “A Numerical Investigation of Swelling Type Hip Implants”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 1999.
Mr. Yusuf Khan, “A Novel Intravascular Stent”, M.S., Biomedical Engineering, 1999.
Mr. Venugopal Bachu, “On the Accuracy of the Crystal Plasticity Model Predictions by the Finite Element Technique for FCC Polycrystals”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 1998.
Ms. Binu Jacob, “Evaluation of Self-Anchoring Bone Implants in Dynamic Loading”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 1998.
Ms. Anita Vemuganti, “Mechanical Evaluation of Bone-Implant Interface of a New Polyacrylic-Based Composite Material for Orthopedic Applications”, M.S., Biomedical Engineering, 1996.
Mr. Ramu Arunachalam, “Macroscopic and Microscopic Aspects of Strain Hardening in -Brass”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 1995.
Mr. Eric Franco, “Finite Element Simulation of the Micromechanical Behavior of Three-Dimensionally Braided Composite Materials”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 1995.
Mr. Vinodh Swaminathan, “Reactive Consolidation of NiAl Using Self-Propagating High Temperature Synthesis”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 1995.
Mr. Ryan Vandermeulen, “The Influence of Deformation History and Texture on the Hall-Petch Relationship”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 2007.
Mr. Anthony Coratolo, “Characterization of La-Cr-O Thin Films for Use as Protective Coatings for Cr Containing Alloy Interconnects in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 2006. ASM International
Joseph J. Weisser Memorial Scholarship, 2005.
Mr. Milan Ivosevic, “Development of Thermally Sprayed Functionally Graded Coatings for Polymer Matrix Composites”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 2003.
Mr. Anthony J. Rozanski, “Determination of the Reaction Paths and Liquid Phase Dependence of the Ni-Al SHS Reaction”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 1999.
Mr. Jian Guo, “In-Vitro Mechanical Design and Testing of a New Swelling Type Implant for Suture Anchor Application”, M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1998.
Ms. Rakhee Jain, “Effect of Frequency of Loading on Damage in Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene”, M.S., Biomedical Engineering, 1996.
Mr. Tim Hussey, “Production of Nickel Aluminides via Vacuum Plasma Spraying with Reactive Synthesis”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 1995.
Mr. Ebrahim Shaji, “Mechanical Properties and Recrystallization of MP35N Alloy”, M.S., Materials Engineering, 1995.