K.T. Tan's Research Group

Alumni

Awais Qureshi | ME Undergraduate Research Student Fall 2015

Research Topic: Investigating Band-Gap in 3D Printed Mechanical Metamaterials

Current: Moen Inc.

Position: Associate Product Development Engineer

Deepanshu Sodhani | Visiting Research Student Spring 2016

Research Topic: Multi-scale Modelling of Reinforced Elastomeric Composites

Current: Institute of Applied Mechanics, RWTH Aachen University

Position: Ph.D. Student

Daniel Hoewer | Visiting Research Student Spring 2016

Research Topic: Large-Scale Bridging using Cohesive Models

Current: Institute of Applied Mechanics, RWTH Aachen University

Position: Ph.D. Student

Dominic R. Cross | ME Undergraduate Research Student Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

Research Topic: Low Temperature Effects on Stiffness of Graphite/Epoxy Composite Laminate

Current: BWX Technologies

Position: Stress Engineer

Prajakta Govande | ME Undergraduate Research Student Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

Research Topic: Fatigue Performance of Glass Fiber/Epoxy Composite at Low Temperature

Current: Swagelok

Position: Engineer

Christopher Drol | ME Undergraduate Research Student Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

Research Topic: Finite Element Modeling for Flexural Behavior of Hedgehog Spines

Current: Hedgemon, LLC

Position: Engineer Intern

Tyler Yoder | ME Undergraduate Research Student Fall 2015 – Spring 2016

Research Topic: Investigating Impact Performance of Hedgehog Spines through Finite Element Analysis (FEA) Static Compression

Current: Pneumatic Scale Angelus

Position: Mechanical Engineer

Bor-Kai (Bill) Hsiung | Ph.D. Collaborative Research Student Spring 2015 – Spring 2017

Research Topic: Biomimetic Structures for Impact Protection

Current: University of California San Diego

Position: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Emily Kennedy | Ph.D. Collaborative Research Student Spring 2015 – Spring 2017

Research Topic: Biomimetic Structures for Impact Protection

Current: Biomimicry Research and Innovation Center at the University of Akron

Position: Director of External Relations

Nathan Swift | M.Sc. Collaborative Research Student Spring 2015 – Spring 2017

Research Topic: Biomimetic Structures for Impact Protection

Current: Hedgemon, LLC

Position: Chief Operating Officer

Mohammed Elamin | ME Masters Student Spring 2016 – Spring 2018

Research Topic: Impact Performance of Composite Sandwich Structures at Low Temperature

Current: North Carolina State University

Position: Ph.D. Student

Max J. Miller | Physics Undergraduate Research Student Summer 2017 – Spring 2018

Research Topic: Investigating Dilatational Mechanical Metamaterials

Current: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Position: Ph.D. Student

Clark Rice | ME Undergraduate Research Student Fall 2017 – Spring 2018

Research Topic: Fracture Testing a Horse Hoof Inspired Biomimetic Structure

Current: LuK Transmission, LLC

Position: Tool Design Engineer

Dr. Bing Li | Post-Doctoral Research Associate Fall 2015 – Summer 2018

Research Topic: Stress Wave Propagation in Acoustic Metamaterials

Current: Northwestern Polytechnical University (Xi An, China)

Position: Associate Professor

Eleanor Smith | High School Research Student Summer 2018

Research Topic: Dynamic Fracture of Structural Adhesive in Extreme Temperature Conditions

Current: Walsh Jesuit High School

Position: 12th Grader

Michelle Reitz | High School Research Student Summer 2018

Research Topic: Dynamic Fracture of Structural Adhesive in Extreme Temperature Conditions

Current: Akron Firestone High School

Position: 12th Grader

Sagr Alamri | ME Ph.D. Student Summer 2015 – Fall 2018

Research Topic: Shock Mitigation and Wave Control using Elastic Metamaterial Structures

Current: King Khalid University (Saudi Arabia)

Position: Assistant Professor

Garrett Brisbin | ME Undergraduate Research Student Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

Research Topic: Modeling of Advanced Composite Materials in Extreme Environment

Current: Seifert Technologies Inc.

Position: Senior Designer

Matt Wilson | ME Undergraduate Research Student Fall 2018 – Spring 2019

Research Topic: Examination of Ice Impactor and Mold

Current: The University of Akron

Position: Graduate Student in Law School