student and faculty conducting research

PhDs and Post-Doctoral Students

Mechanical Science and Engineering

PhD Candidates


Ravi Bhadauria

  • Advisor:
    • N. R. Aluru
  • Departments:
    • Mechanical Science and Engineering
  • Areas of Expertise:
      • Nanoscale transport
      • Interfacial dynamics
      • Stochastic simulations

Sang Yup Kim

  • Advisor:
    • Scott R. White
  • Departments:
    • Aerospace Engineering
    • Materials Science and Engineering
    • Mechanical Science and Engineering
  • Areas of Expertise:
      • self-healing composite
      • composite manufacturing
      • fracture mechanics
      • solid mechanics
      • fiber-reinforced polymer composite

Ritu Raman

  • Advisor:
    • Rashid Bashir
  • Departments:
    • Mechanical Science and Engineering
  • Areas of Expertise:
      • 3D Printing
      • Tissue Engineering
      • Soft Robotics
      • Bioactuators

Taishan Zhu

  • Advisor:
    • Elif Ertekin
  • Departments:
    • Mechanical Science and Engineering
  • Areas of Expertise:

    Postdoctoral Researchers


    Piyas Bal Chowdhury

    • Advisor:
      • Huseyin Sehitoglu
    • Departments:
      • Mechanical Science and Engineering
    • Areas of Expertise:
        • Fracture, fatigue, deformation
        • Shape memory alloys
        • Microstructure characterization
        • Density functional theory
        • Molecular dynamics