Current Members
  • Enqing Lin, PhD , Post-doctoral fellow
  • Ozan Ozdemir, PhD , Post-doctoral fellow
  • Soroush Irandoust, (PhD Candidate) Simulation of Bone Healing and Remodeling in the Mandible
  • Runyang Zhang, (PhD Candidate) Tape path modeling
  • Tingting Zhu, (PhD Candidate, co-advisor with KT-Wan) Mechanics of fusion in liposomes
  • Jianfeng Sun, (PhD Candidate, co-advisor with KT-Wan) Effects of flow velocity in bacterial filtration
  • Ran Ran, (PhD Candidate, co-advisor with KT-Wan) Effects of flow velocity in bacterial filtration
  • Kaizhen Zhang, (PhD Candidate, co-advisor with KT-Wan) Experimental evaluation of the embrane energetics of hemifusion and fusion of liposomes
  • Qiyong Chen, (PhD Candidate) High velocity impact of micron-scale particles
  • Thomas J. Barrett (MS Candidate) Radiative heating of coastal rock surfaces
Former Members, MS+
  • Ara Kim, MS 2017, (co-advisor with A. Gouldstone) Experimental Analysis and Simulations of the Effects of Deposition Conditions on Deformation Characteristics of Al-6061 Powders in Cold-Spray
  • Arash Alizadeh, MS 2016, Tuning Johnson-Cook Material Model Parameters for Impact of High-Velocity, Micron-Scale Particle Impacts
  • Hankang Yang, Post-doctoral fellow, 2016, High velocity impact of micron-scale particles
  • Tugce Kasikci, PhD 2016, A Study on Interactions of Thin Flexible Media with Grooved Rollers
  • Zhenqi Yang, PhD, (Post-doctoral Fellow) MD simulations of high velocity metal particle impacts
  • Hankang Yang, PhD, December 2015, Lateral Dynamics of an Axially Translating Medium: A Theoretical and Experimental Study on the Effects of Guiding Components
  • Katie Bausemer, MS 2014, Adhesion of liquid filled cylindrical constructs
  • Qian Robert Sheng, PhD 2013, Tribological and Mechanical Characterization of Thin Polymer Films
  • Andrew Hulton, MS 2013, Investigation of the Effects of Particle Temperature and Spacing on Multiparticle Impacts in Cold Spray
  • Baran Yildirim, PhD, 2013, High velocity impact of micron-scale particles
  • Hsuan-Yu Chou, PhD 2012, Mechano-regulation of mandibular bone development and peri-implant osseointegration
  • Jiayi Shi, PhD 2012, Adhesion-detachment Mechanics of Thin Shell Structure in the Presence of Moist and Aqueous Environment (advisor: Prof. K.T. Wan, co-advisor: Prof. S. Muftu)
  • Shreyansh Patel, M.S., December 2011, Effects of Alumina Slurry Jet on Polishing and Erosion of Aluminum Substrates: Experiomentation and CFD Modeling
  • Benjamin Davies , M.S., 2010, (Gordon Fellow) Passive Planar Isolation Platform: Redesign Analysis and Implementation
  • Dinçer Bozkaya, PhD April, 2009, “Mechanics of the Pad-Abrasive-Wafer Contact in Chemical Mechanical Polishing”
  • Ernesto Lopez, PhD October 2009, “Vibrations and Fluid-Structure Interactions in Web Handling Systems”
  • Samira Faegh, MS July 2009, “Mechanism of Load Transfer along the Bone-Dental Implant Interface”
  • Alexander Karnath, MS July, 2008, “Frictional Characteristics Of Thin Polytetrafluoroethylene Films Deposited On Glass By Hot Filament Chemical Vapor Deposition Method”
  • Natalia Maximova, MS, April 2008, “Application of X-ray spectroscopy for development of Niobium CMP, photomodification of Silicon for the filed release mass spctrometer, and analysis of the multifunctional oxide heterostructures,” (co-advisor with Prof. K. Ziemer, Chem E.)
  • Nipun Biswas, MS July 2007 “An experimental setup for measurement of real contact area of a CMP pad.”
  • Hsuan-Yu Chou, MS August 2007, “Effect of Mechanotransduction on Bone Remodeling Around Dental Implants.”
  • George Calota, MS October 2007, “Chemical Mechanical Planaraization: A three dimensional mathematical model and development of a process for polishing Niobium”
  • Mohamed Gaith, PhD October 2005, “Transverse Vibration of Two Continua Interconnected by an Elastic Foundation: Stationary and Axially Translating Cases”
  • Ernesto Lopez, MS January 2005, "Numerical investigations of discharge coefficient for slot jets in a confined channel with a self generated cross-flow"
  • Onur Sergici, MS May 2005, “Adhesion in the contact of a rigid spherical indenter with a layered elastic half-space” (co-advisor with Prof. G. Adams, MIE)
  • Kodwo Dadzie, MS December 2005, “The Effect of Load and Speed Dependence on the Coefficient of Friction in Surface-To-Surface Sliding” (co-advisor with Prof. G. Adams, MIE )
  • James Masters, MS September 2004, "A finite element analysis of a thin, tensioned web wrapped about a cylinder using Mindlin-Reissner shell theory"
  • Peter Ryan, MS September 2004, "AFM applications for nano-mechanical testing" (co-advisor with Prof. G. Adams, MIE)
  • Giampaolo Zen, MS September 2004, "Friction induced vibrations of an axially accelerating continuum"
  • Dinçer Bozkaya, MS September 2003, "Comparative evaluation of dental implants using the finite element method"
  • John J. Jagodnik, MS September 2003, "A Model for Analyzing Multi-Asperity Contact of Finite Thickness Structures with Real Surfaces on Both Sides"
  • Nazif Mohd Azar, MS May 2003, "A nano-scale multi-asperity contact and friction model" (co-advisor with Prof. G. Adams, MIE)
  • Ö. Taylan Sari, MS September 2003, "Nano-Scale Effects in the Adherence, Sliding and Rolling of a Cylinder on a Substrate" (co-advisor with Prof. G. Adams, MIE)
  • Praveen Holani, MS September 2002, "Finite element analysis of the head disk interface in a hard disk drive using an adaptive mesh"
Former Members, Undergraduate
  • Evren Tumer (CalTech)
  • Gary Hall (University of Rochester)
  • Maria-Isabel Carnascialli (MIT)
  • Brad Okresik (UIUC)
  • Christine Laliberte (MIE, NEU)
  • Paul Kendrick (MIE, NEU-Honors thesis)
  • Nick Holstein (UPenn)
  • Heath Marvin (ECE, NEU) Measuring the Vibrations of a Thin, Tensioned Magnetic Tape Using a Polytech Vibrometer
  • Benjamin Davies (MIE, NEU)
  • Matteo Batista (MIE, NEU)
  • Daniel Esposito (MIE, NEU)
  • Ken van Tilburgh (MIT)
  • Patrick Owen NEU
  • Michel Beguin NEU, 2011
  • Neal Lancaster NEU, 2011
  • Sant Vangavolu NEU, 2011
  • Damas Limoge NEU, 2012
  • Eric Corti NEU, 2012