Dr. Yung C. Shin
Director, Center for Laser-based Manufacturing
Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
Current Personnel
Name Program Research Topic
Neil Bailey Ph.D. Laser welding and surface enhancement
Jeongwoo Lee Ph.D. Laser-based material processing
Kyungmin Hong Ph.D. Laser welding
Christopher Katinas Ph.D. Laser additive processes
Mohammed Gomaa Elkhateeb Ph.D. Laser assisted machining
Shunyu Liu Ph.D. Laser additive processes
Sikang Luan Ph.D. Ultrashort pulsed laser-matter interaction
SiJie Zhang Ph.D. Ultrashort pulsed-based micro/nano fabrication
Vinod Parmar Ph.D. Ultrashort pulsed laser bases surface texturing
Jie Ning Ph.D. Laser welding of highly reflective materials
Lei Wang Ph.D. Phase field modeling of welding processes
Pengyue Gao Ph.D. Laser processing of nitinol
Gaurav Inamke M.S.M.E. Laser shock peening
Yash Pachaurt M.S.M.E. Laser assisted machining
Ke "Scott" Luo M.S.M.E. Laser additive processes
Nitin Rohatgi M.S.M.E. Laser assisted machining
Luca Pellone M.S.M.E. Laser welding of aluminum
Former Students
Name Degree Degree
Current Employer
Xiangyang Dong Ph.D. 2017 Missouri University of Science and Technology
Shashank Sarbada M.S.M.E. 2016 B-Lasers
Phuong Ngo Ph.D. 2016 University of Tromso, Norway
Yunfeng Cao Ph.D. 2015 Corning
Xin Zhao Ph.D. 2014 Clemson University
Wenda Tan Ph.D. 2014 Univ. of Utah
Masiyang Luo M.S.M.E. 2014 ZF Group
Xiaoyang Ye M.S.M.E. 2014 CGG, US Imaging
Gary Hedberg M.S.M.E. 2013 CENIT North America
J. Michael Wilson M.S.M.E. 2012 CENIT North America
Shaoyi Wen Ph.D. 2012 HP
Hongtao Ding Ph.D. 2012 University of Iowa
Pratik Halani M.S.M.E 2011 Schlumberger
Wenqian Hu Ph.D. 2011 Cummins Engine Company
Chinmaya Dandekar Ph.D. 2010 Eaton Technologies
Jonathan Shelton M.S.M.E. 2008 Sandia National Lab
Benxin Wu Ph.D. 2007 Purdue University
Ritesh Lahkhar M.S.M.E. 2006 Corning
Harsha Pakhal M.S.M.E. 2006 Schlumberger
Yinggang Tian Ph.D. 2006 Saint Gobain
Jeremy Hahn M.S.M.E. 2006 Boeing
Stephen Skvarenina M.S.M.E. 2005 Schlumberger
Mark Anderson M.S.M.E. 2005 Schlumberger
Rahul Patwa M.S.M.E. 2004 Fraunhofer Institute, Ann Arbor
Frank E. Pfefferkorn Ph.D. 2002 University of Wisconsin - Madison
Patrick Rebro M.S.M.E. 2001 Applied Materials Inc.
Shuting Lei Ph.D. 1999 Kansas State University
Jay Rozzi Ph.D. 1997 Creare Inc.
Carl E. Leshock M.S.M.E. 1995 Ford
J. Bill Novak M.S.M.E. 1995 Ford
Former Visiting Scholars and Postdocs
Name Degree Visiting Period Employer
Yuewei Ai Ph.D. 2017 Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Shaopeng Wei Ph.D. 2016 Tsinghua University
Ali Osma Ph.D. 2014-2015 Kirikkale University, Turkey
Jie Meng Ph.D. 2013-2014 Chongqing University of Science and Technology
Suryakumar Simhambhatla Ph.D. 2012 Indian Institute of Technology
Alessandro Fortunato Ph.D. 2009 Universitą degli Studi di Bologna
Shiva Gadag Ph.D. 2005 SMU
T.J. Um Ph.D. 2004-2005  
C. Zhang Ph.D. 1999-2001 Tianjin University, P.R.C.
J.N. Kim Ph.D. 1993-1994 Samcheok National Univ., Korea

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