Former Students


Ph.D.# Name Degree Thesis Title Year Contact
44 Tarah Sullivan Ph.D. Avian Feathers: An Examination of Lightweight Resilience and Bioinspired Designs 2017 https://www.linkedin.com/in/tarah-naoe-sullivan-a789a769/

43

Shiteng Zhao

Ph.D.

Shock-Induced Amorphization in Covalently Bonded Solids

2017

https://www.linkedin.com/in/shiteng-zhao-4908a73a/

42

Andrew Martin Marquez

Ph.D.

Mechanical Performance, Constitutive Response, and Fragmentation of Tailored Mesostructured Aluminum-based Compacts

2017

Unknown

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Senhat Alotaibi

MS

Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of CoCrFeMnNi High Entropy Alloy

2017

https://www.linkedin.com/in/senhat-alotaibi-884b3a14/

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Camila Rita de Souza

MS

Investigation of the Mechanical Behavior of Magnesium Alloy WE43 Modified via Multi Directional Forging

2017

Unknown

41

Yang (Daniel) Yu

Ph.D.

Structural and Mechanical Properties of α-keratin Fibers

2017

Unknown

40

Eric Nicholas Hahn

Ph.D.

Non-Equilibrium Simulations of Defects, Damage, and Phase Transformations in Extreme Regimes

2016

https://www.linkedin.com/in/eric-hahn-b7785428/

39

Vincent Robert Sherman

Ph.D.

The Role of Collagen on the Structural Response of Dermal Layers in Mammals and Fish

2016

https://www.linkedin.com/in/vsherman/

38

Bin Wang

Ph.D.

Structural and Functional Design Strategies of Biological Keratinous Materials

2016

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bin-wang-b035b077/

37

Steve Naleway

Ph.D. (with Prof. J.McKittrick)

Harnessing Biology for Bioinspired Structural Materials with Intrinsic and Extrinsic Freeze Casting

2016

https://www.linkedin.com/in/steven-naleway-09402a27/

36

Tane Remington

Ph.D.

Extreme Response in Tension and Compression of Tantalum

2016

Lawrence Livermore National Lab

35

Everett Criss

Ph.D.

Surrogacy of Berylium Welds and Heat Transfer in Metals

2015

Unknown

34

Irene H. Chen

Ph.D.

Flexible dermal Armor: Designs Learned from Nature

2014

Intel

33

Michael Porter

Ph.D. (with Prof. J.McKittrick)

Bioinspired Design: Magnetic Freese Casting

2014

Clemson University

32

Maria Isabel Lopez Fierro

Ph.D.

Nacre in Abalone Shell: Organic and Inorganic Components and their Effects to the Formation and Mechanical Properties

2013

Intel

31

Felipe Perisse Duarte Lopes

Ph.D. "Sandwich" thesis with Professor S. Neves, IME

Envelhecimento Dinamico Em Titanio Com Graos Ultrafinos

2013

Norway

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Keyur Kashinath Karandikar

M.S.

Modeling the Brittle to Ductile Transition in BBC metals: Strain Rate and Temperature Dependence in ?-Iron and Tantalum Monocrystals

2013

UCSD

30

Chia-Hui Lu

Ph.D.

Laser Compression of Tantalum

2013

Taiwan

29

C.T . Wei

Ph.D.

Dynamic Response of Monolithic and Laminate/Particulate Reactive Mixtures

2012

Applied Materials, Taiwan

28

Y.S. Lin

Ph.D.

Bio-Inspired Tailored HAP-based Powder Composites for Dental Applications

2012

Unknown

27

Yasuaki Seki

Ph.D.

Structure And Mechanical Behavior of Bird Beaks

2009

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science

26

Albert Yu-Min Lin

Ph.D.

Structural And Functional Biological Materials: Abalone Nacre, Sharp Materials, And Abalone Foot Adhesion

2008

Cal I T 2, UCSD

25

Liliane Siqueira de Morais

Ph.D. "Sandwich" thesis with Carlos Elias IME

Liberacao De Ions Metalicos Por Mini-Implantes Ortodonticos De Liga Ti-6AI-4V

2008

Dentist/Brazil

24

Sirirat Traiviratana

Ph.D. with D. Benson

A Molecular Dynamics Study Of Void Initiation And Growth In Monocrystalline And Nanocrystalline Copper

2008

Officer/ Thai Navy

23

Hussam N. Jarmakani

Ph.D.

Quasi-Isentropic And Shock Compression Of FCC and BCC Metals: Effects Of Grain-Size And Stacking-Fault Energy

2008

Solar Turbines/SD

22

Glaucio Serra Guimaraes

Ph.D. "Sandwich" thesis with Carlos Elias IME

--

2007

Dentist/ Brazil

21

Anuj Mishra

Ph.D.

Microstructural Evolution In Ultra-Fine Grained Copper Processed By Severe Plastic Deformation

2007

Intel

20

Tie Zheng Li

Ph. D. (JDP), with E. Olevsky

--

2006

Control Components, Inc.

19

Buyang Cao

Ph. D.

An Experimental and Computational Investigation of Shock Effects in Monocrystalline Copper

2006

John Hopkins University

18

J. K. Ma

Ph. D. (JDP), with E. Olevsky

Synthesis of Dense TiC-Ti Based Cermets via Self-Propagating High Temperature Synthesis and Quasi-Isostatic Pressing

2004

Pennsylvania State University

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Yasuaki Seki

M.S.

Structural and Mechanical Properties of a Toucan Beak and Dissertation Titles

2004

UCSD

17

Matthew Schneider

Ph. D.

Laser Compression of Copper

2004

Bettis Lab., Pittsburgh

16

Elizabeth Strutt

Ph. D.

Combustion Synthesis, Structure Transformation and Characteristics of TiC-NiTi Composites

2004

San Diego

-

Martin Gebert

M.S.

Ultrafine grain-sized Zirconium by Dynamic Deformation

2004

Ll. Of Karlsruhe

15

Qing Xue

Ph. D.

Spatial Evolution of Adiabatic Shear Localization in Stainless Steel, Titanium and Ti-6AI-4V Alloy

2001

Intel

14

Yuejian "Eugene" Chen

Ph. D.

High Strain, High Strain Rate Deformation of Tantalum

1998

Senior Research and Development Engineer Metal Matrix Cast Composite

13

James Shih

Ph. D.

Dynamic Deformation of Silicon Carbide

1998

Ceradyne

-

Rainer Menig

M.S.

A Study of the Mechanical Response of Mollusk Shells Under Quasi-static and Dynamic Loading

1998

Bosch, Germany

-

T. Dummer

M.S.

The Effect of the Strain Rate on Plastic Flow and Failure in Polycrystalline Tungsten

1996

Bosch, Germany

12

Jerry Christopher La Salvia

Ph. D.

An Investigation into the Synthesis and Processing of Dense titanium Carbide- Nickel Molybdenum based Cermets Utilizing Combustion Synthesis with Impact Forging

1994

Arny Research Lab

11

Darren Allen Hoke

Ph. D.

Reaction, Synthesis, Densification and Mechanical Behavior of Titanium Diboride

1994

Sandra Natural Lab

10

M. Laxmi Prasad

Ph. D.

Adiabatic Shear Band Formation in Titanium

1993

Modeling (Male Apparel) India

9

Shi- Shyan Shang

Ph. D.

Production of Dense Silicon Carbide, Cubic Boron Nitride, Diamond and Titanium Aluminide by Dynamic Processing and Hot Isostatic Pressing

1993

Unknown

8

Umberto Ramos de Andrade

Ph. D.

High Strain, High Strain Rate Deformation of Copper

1993

Direction/General Technological Center

7

Li-Hsing Yu

Ph. D.

Shock Induced Chemical reactions in Silicide- based Systems: Experiments and

1992

Unknown

-

Jean-Marcel Jamet

M.S./Ph. D.

Study of the TiB2- Al2O3 Composite Produced by Reaction Synthesis Followed by Dynamic or Quasi- Static Compaction

1992

Unknown

6

His- Ching B. Chen

Ph. D.

Shear Localization in High-Strain Rate Deformation of Inert and Reactive Porous Materials

1991

General Atomics

-

Darren Allen Hoke

M.Sc.

A Study on the Reaction Synthesis and Dynamic Compaction of Titanium Diboride by a High Speed Forging Technique

1991

Unknown

5

Luis Henrique Louro

Ph. D.

Stress Wave Induced Damage in Alumina Based Ceramics

1990

Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil

-

Jerry Christopher La Salvia

M.Sc.

Production of Dense titanium Carbide by Combining Reaction Synthesis with Dynamic Compaction

1990

U. S. Army Research Lab

4

Arnalch Ferreira

Ph. D.

Compaction of Rapidly Solidified Titanium Aluminide Powders by Explosively Generated Shock Waves

1989

Military Institute of Engineering

-

Li- Hsing Yu

M.S.

Shock Wave Consolidation of Aluminum-Lithium Alloy Powders in Cylindrical and Plate Configurations

1987

Unknown

-

Houi- Lan Coker

M.S.

Explosive Consolidation of Titanium Alloy Powders

1987

Unknown

3

Soon- Nam Chang

Ph. D.

Martensitic Transformation Induced by a tensile Stress Pulse in Fe-22.5 wt% Ni- 4 wt% Mn Alloy

1987

Taejon, S. Korea

2

Shan-Le Wang

Ph. D.

Explosive Consolidation of Nickel Base Superalloy Powders

1986

Unknown

-

Craig L. Wittman

M.S.

Microstructural Characterization of Adiabatic shear Bands in Low and Medium Carbon Steels

1985

Unknown

-

Eric R. Krosche

M.S.

A Theoretical Study of Brittle Fracture in Rocks for Applications in Comminution

1985

New Mexico Tech, Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

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Samuel Christy

M.S.

Dynamic Fracture by Spalling in Titanium and Copper

1984

Unknown

1

Naresh N. Thadhani

Ph. D.

--

1984

Georgia Institute of Technology

-

David Jaramillo Virgueras

M.S.

A Continuous indentation test for Metals

1983

Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico

-

Henry Andrew Grebe

M.S.

Ballistic impact and adiabatic shear localization: A metallurgical study

1983

Houston

-

Bhushan Gupta

M.S.

Explosive Consolidation of Rapidly Solidified Powder

1982

Unknown

-

Taveesiri Tantevee

M.S.

Effect of direct reduction by hydrogen on the compressive strength of Samarco and Bethlehem iron ore agglomerates

1982

Unknown

-

Kou-Chang Hsu

M.S.

The Attenuation of Shock Waves in Nickel

1981

Unknown

-

Hsu, Chen-Yih

M.S.

An investigation into the effects of grain size and pre-deformation on the attenuation of shock waves

1981

Unknown

-

Ashok Gurupad Dhere

M.S.

Correlacao Entre Textura E Subestratura Em Aluminio Deformado Por Ondas De Choque E Por Laminacao Cruzada

1978

Unknown

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Francisco Jose Correa Braga

M.S.

Deformacao por Choque De Cobre Bi E Policristalino

1977

Unknown