Members

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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Amir20150911 Amir Kazemi Moridani
PhD student, Mech. Eng. (Sep. 2016 - present)
Research area: High-rate dynamics of soft materials; Plasmonics
- B.Sc. (2014): Mech. Eng., Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran
- Email: akazemimorid@umass.edu

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Swetaparna Mohanty
PhD student, Mech. Eng. (Sep. 2017 - present)
Research: Dynamic characteristics of ceramics, metals, and nanomaterials.
- 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: High-strain-rate dynamics of soft materials.
-B.S. (2016): Mech. Eng., Tribhuvan University of Nepal
- Email: sacchitatiwa@umass.edu

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Carmine20160907 Qian Feng
Masters student, Mech. Eng. (Feb. 2018 - present)
Research: Rapid deformation of polymeric membranes.
-B.S. (2017): Appl. Chem., Harbin Engineering University (HEU)
- Email: qianfeng@umass.edu

Research: Optical-fiber-based laser ablation

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Kendrick WilliamsKendrick Williams
Undergraduate student, Mech. Eng. (Jan. 2018 - present)
Research: Stretchable thermal metamaterials

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KathyZhu Kathy Zhu 
Undergraduate student, Mech. Eng. (Jan. 2017 - present)
Research: Quasi-static mechanical characterization

Research: Mechanical metamaterials

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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