Favorite Super Hero: John-117
DEGREE TYPE: PhD
PROGRAM: Mechanical Engineering
YEAR IN PROGRAM: 3rd
PROGRAM START DATE: September 2017
Plasma synthesis and sintering of nanoparticles
DESCRIPTION OF RESEARCH:
Currently working on creating non-stoichiometric nanopowders through nonthermal plasma synthesis, followed by sintering via sparka plasma sintering to consolidate the nanopowders into bulk, metastable samples with enhanced and unique properties.
Mathaudhu Reseach Group/ Mangolini Research Group
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Materials Advantage
- Gradaute Assistance in Areas of National Need (2017-2019)
- Dean’s Distinguished Fellow (2017)
(P for published, I for in review, D for draft)
REASONS FOR GRAD SCHOOL:
To gain further knowledge in fields of interest introduced in undergrad. As well as to open the way to R&D opportunities at the forefront of scientific and technological progress.
Accumulative roll bonding of nickel plated steel for increased strength through severe plastic deformation (2016-2017)
- Dean’s Honor List (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2015)
Mathaudhu Reaserch Group, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Materials Advantage
REASONS FOR ENGINEERING:
To work on advanced technologies that push us forward.
R&D in industry or work in a national lab