Members

♦ Principal Investigator
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Prof. Jae-Hwang Lee
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
PhD in Condensed Matter Physics, Iowa State University (2006)
Office: 313 ELab
Email: leejh@umass.edu
Phone: 413-545-0667

 

♦ Visiting Scholar
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Prof. Ying Chen
Visiting professor (Nov. 2018 - present)
Institute of Electrical Engineering
Yanshan University, Qinhuangdao, China

 

 

♦ Doctoral Students
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Wanting20150911Wanting Xie
PhD student, Physics (Jan. 2015 - present)
Research: High-strain-rate study of multi-phase nanomaterials.
- B.S. (2013): Physics, University of Science and Technology of China
- Email: wantingxie@physics.umass.edu
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Swetaparna Mohanty
PhD student, Mech. Eng. (Sep. 2017 - present)
Research: Dynamic mechanical and thermal characteristics of materials in cold spray.
- M.S. (2016): Mech. Eng., U of Michigan Dearborn
- Email: smohanty@umass.edu

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Sacchita Tiwari 
PhD student, Mech. Eng. (Jan. 2018 - present)
Research: Dynamic properties of soft materials including tissues using seeded laser-induced cavitation.
-B.S. (2016): Mech. Eng., Tribhuvan University of Nepal
- Email: sacchitatiwa@umass.edu

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Ara Kim 
PhD student, Mech. Eng. (Sep. 2018 - present)
Research: Dynamic characteristics of nano-phase polymer particles
-B.S. (2009): Biomech. Eng., SungKyun Kwan U, South Korea
-M.S. (2017): Mech. Eng., Northeastern U
- Email: arakim@umass.edu

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Anuraag Gangineri 
PhD student, Mech. Eng. (Jan. 2019 - present)
Research: Dynamic characteristics of multifunctional polymer composites
-B.S. (2013): Mech. Eng., JNTUH, Hyderabad, India
-M.S. (2015): Manufacturing. Eng., VIT, Tamilnadu, India
- Email: agangineri@umass.edu

 

♦ Master Students
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Carmine20160907 Qian Feng
Masters student, Mech. Eng. (Feb. 2018 - present)
Research: Optical-fiber-based laser ablation
- B.S. (2017): Appl. Chem., Harbin Engineering University (HEU)
- Email: qianfeng@umass.edu

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Kendrick WilliamsKendrick Williams
Master student, Mech. Eng. (Jan. 2019 - present)
Research: Deformable thermal metamaterials
- B.S (2018): Mech. Eng., UMass Amherst
- Email: okwilliams@umass.edu

 

♦ Undergraduate Studentsline_separator
KathyZhu Kathy Zhu 
Undergraduate student, Mech. Eng. (Jan. 2017 - present)
Research: Manufacturing of polymer micro-spheres for cold spray

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Marcus MuellerMarcus Mueller
Undergraduate student, Mech. Eng. (Jan. 2017 - present)
Research: Deformable thermal metamaterials

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Maya JayanthMaya Jayanth
Undergraduate student, Mech. Eng. (Oct. 2017 - present)
Research: 3D network using bio-polymers

 

 

Former Members