Luz Sotelo

Luz Sotelo

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

School of Mechanical Engineering
Purdue University
585 Purdue Mall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2088

Office: WANG 4079

Phone: 7657671923



  • Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • B.S. University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Research Interests

  • Multi-process/multi-material additive manufacturing
  • Nondestructive evaluation
  • Advanced acoustic materials and metamaterials
  • Ultrasonics

Curriculum Vitae

Awards and Recognitions

  • NASEM Research Assistantship Program at U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (2021-22)
  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers STAR Award (2020)
  • Great Minds in STEM Outstanding Leadership Award (2019)
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (2018-21)