Alumni

PhD Graduates

Imad Hanhan

Graduated: May 2020

Placement: Post-doc at Purdue University

PhD Thesis Title: Investigating damage in discontinuous fiber composites through coupled in-situ X-ray tomography experiments and simulations




Veerappan Prithivijan

Graduated: May 2020

Placement: Post-doc at Los Alamos National Laboratory

PhD Thesis Title: Modeling fatigue behavior of additively manufactured Ni-based super alloys via crystal plasticity



Ritwik Bandyopadhyay

Graduated: May 2020

Placement: Post-doc at Purdue University

PhD Thesis Title: Ensuring fatigue performance via location-specific lifing in aerospace components made of titanium alloys and nickel-base superalloys



Kartik Kapoor

Graduated: December 2019

Placement: Intel Corporation

PhD Thesis Title: Experimentally Validated Crystal Plasticity Modeling of Titanium Alloys at Multiple Length-Scales based on Materials Characterization, Accounting for Residual Stresses






Andrea Nicolas

Graduated: August 2019

Placement: Post-doc Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)

PhD Thesis Title: Effects of the local micromechanics and electrochemistry on the galvanic corrosion of AA7050-T7451


Diwakar P. Naragani

Graduated: August 2019

Placement: Post-doc Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

PhD Thesis Title: High Energy X-ray Study of Defect Mediated Damage in Bulk Polycrystalline Ni-based Superalloys





Dr. Andrea Rovinelli

Graduated: December 2017

Placement: Post-doc Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)

PhD Thesis Title: A General Probablistic Framework Combining Experiments and Simulations to Identify the Small Crack Driving Force






LTC Todd Book, PhD

Graduated: July 2016

Placement: Research Group Leader, West Point, US Military Academy

Thesis title: Structural Integrity of Additive Materials: Microstructure, Fatigue Behavior, and Surface Processing








Saikumar Reddy

Graduated: December 2015

Placement: Post-doc NASA Langley (LaRC)

Thesis: A Microstructure-Based Fatigue Life Prediction Framework and its Validation






Masters Graduates

Samuel Noone

Graduated: December 2019

Placement: Royal Australian Air Force

Thesis Title: Analysis of Laser Clad Repaired Ti-6Al-4V Fatigue Life





Alexandra Mallory

Graduated: May 2019

Thesis Title: On the development of an open-source preprocessing framework for finite element simulations






Michael Waddell

Graduated: December 2018

Placement: Royal Australian Air Force

Thesis Title: Investigation of Short Fatigue Crack Growth and Damage Tolerance in Additive Manufactured Ti-6Al-4V






Stephen Carter

Graduated: December 2017

Placement: Royal Australian Air Force

Thesis Title: Measuring Fatigue Crack Deflections via Cracking of Constituent Particles in AA7050-T7451 Rolled Plate via In-Situ X-ray synchrotron Computed Micro-Tomography






Alexander W. Finch

Graduated: December 2017

Placement: Tri-D (start-up co-founder)

Thesis: Characterization of Porosity Defects in Selectiverly Laser Melted IN718 and Ti-6Al-4V via Synchrotron X-ray Computed Tomography

Daniel James Chadwick

Graduated: December 2016

Placement: Royal Australian Air Force

Thesis Title: Mechanism of Shot Peening Enhancement for the Fatigue Performance of AA7050-T7451







Seth Kijewski

Graduated: May 2016

Placement: The Aerospace Corporation









Lena Huynh

Graduated: December 2015

Placement: Royal Australian Air Force

Thesis Title: Fatigue Behavior of Complex Geometries Produced via Additive Manufacturing










Javier Esquivel

Graduated: December 2014

Placement: Boeing

Thesis Title: Digital Image Correlation of Heterogeneous Deformations in Polycrystalline Materials with Electron Backscatter Diffraction




Dr. Andrea Rovinelli

Graduated: May 2014

Placement: PhD program - Purdue University

MS Thesis Title: Influence of Microstructure Variability on Short Crack Growth Behavior

MS Research Performed at Purdue University and degree was granted at University of Bologna, Italy







Matt Durbin

Graduated: December 2013

Placement: Royal Australian Air Force

Thesis Title: Assessing Variability in Microstructural Influence of Fatigue Crack Growth Behavior









Post-Doctoral Alumni 

Dr. Bhisham Sharma

January - August 2014 

Project: Uncertainty Quantification in the Characterization of Fiber Orientation and Length Distributions of Long Fiber Reinforced Composites

January - August 2016

Project: Response Surface and Decision Making based on Machining Simulations

Placement: Faculty member at Wichita State University


Dr. Alberto Mello

July 2014 - August 2018 

Project: Heterogeneous deformation through high resolution digital image correlation of: (i) Ni-based superalloys during high temperature fatigue, (ii) corrosion of AA7050, and (iii) Ti-6Al-4V at high R ratio fatigue

Placement: Faculty member at Embry Riddle University






Dr. Burak Bal

July 2015 - January 2016

Project: FE-Based Machining Simulations

Placement: Faculty member at Abdullah Gul University






Dr. Leslie Mushongera

October 2017 - July 2018 

Project: Fatigue behavior of additively manufactured materials and phase field modeling of substructure during fatigue loading

Placement: Faculty member at University of Nevada, Reno.








Undergraduate Researchers Alumni

Javi Solano

Summer 2019 and Summer 2020

Affiliation: Undergraduate at University of Houston







Nolan Miller

Summer 2019

Affiliation: Undergraduate at Purdue University 





Rachel Roth

Fall 2018 - Spring 2019 and Fall 2019

Affiliation: Undergraduate at Purdue University 




Jennifer Bergeson

Fall 2018 

Affiliation: Undergraduate at Purdue University 




Hayden Hermes

Summer 2018 - Fall 2018 

Affiliation: Undergraduate at Purdue University 




Kenneth Seranno

Summer 2018

Affiliation: Undergraduate at Puerto Rico, Mayaguez








Brian Chen

Summer 2016, Summer 2017, Summer 2018

Affiliation: Undergraduate at Purdue University





Michael Reinhold

Summer 2017 - Spring 2018

Affiliation: Graduate School - UT Austin





Rachel Delmontagne

Summer 2017

Affiliation: Peace Corps






Amit K. Soni

Fall 2014 & Fall 2015 thru Summer 2016

Graduated: Aug 2016 w/ honors 

Honors Thesis: Exp. Load Frame Redesign for In Situ HEDM

Affiliation: Boeing





Alexandra Mallory

Summer 2016

Affiliation: Graduate School - Purdue University




Stuart B. McCrorie

smccrori@purdue.edu

Summer 2016

Affiliation: Northrop Grumman 






Hannah Woods

Summer 2015

Affiliation: Graduate School - Georgia Tech University








Catalina Parada

Summer 2015

Affiliation: Graduate School - University of Toronto 





Samuel Otto

Summer 2015

Affiliation: Graduate School - University of Pennsylvania






Connor Sullivan

Summer 2014 thru Spring 2015

Affiliation: Boeing







German Parada

Summer 2013

Affiliation: Graduate School - MIT




Kevin Vuong

Summer 2013 and Spring 2014

Affiliation: Graduate School - Purdue University




 

Brandon Puccio

Spring 2013 and Spring 2014

Affiliation: Rockwell Collins






Nicoletta Fala

Summer 2012

Affilitation: Graduate School - Purdue University 





Visiting Scholars Alumni

Dr. Kun Wang

Visited: Dec. 2013 - Nov. 2014

Affiliation: School of Energy and Power

Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST) 







Dr. Lijie Chen

Visited: Nov. 2012 - Oct. 2013

Affiliation: Department of Astronautics in Xiamen University









Openings


There are openings in the lab for motivated and hard-working individuals who are interested in a combination of materials science, solid mechanics, and manufacturing. 

Interested individuals should provide their CV and a statement indicating their areas of interest to Dr. Sangid (msangid@purdue.edu).





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