Faculty Profile

Sameh Tawfick

Mechanical Science and Engineering
Sameh Tawfick
Sameh Tawfick
Assistant Professor
4412 Mechanical Engineering Lab
105 S. Mathews
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 244-6303

Primary Research Area

  • Nanomechanics & Nanomanufacturing

Education

  • Ph.D. ME University of Michigan 2012
  • M.S. ME Cairo University, Egypt 2007
  • B.M.E. Cairo University, Egypt 2003

Academic Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, August 2013 - date
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Laboratory for Manufacturing and Productivity, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 2013 - August 2013

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Research Interests

  • Solid Mechanics and Materials
  • Nanomechanics and Nanomanufacturing

Research Topics

  • Nanomechanics & Nanomanufacturing

Selected Articles in Journals

Professional Societies

  • ASM International, 2015 - date
  • Society of Manufacturing Engineers, 2015 - date
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers, member, 2004 - date
  • Materials Research Society, member, 2008 - date
  • American Physical Society, member, 2009 - date

Honors

  • Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award (2016)
  • Best Poster Award 10th USA-Korea Nanotechnology Forum (2013)
  • Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship (2011)
  • The Ivor K. McIvor Award for Outstanding Research in Applied Mechanics (2011)
  • Azarkhin Scholarship for Outstanding Research in Applied Mechanics (2010)
  • Robert M. Caddell Memorial Award for Outstanding Manufacturing Research (2010)

Teaching Honors

  • Teachers Ranked Excellent by Their Students (Spring 2015)