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DSC01849 Antonios Kontsos, PhD
Associate Professor & Director of TAMG

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics
3141 Chestnut St., AEL 172 A
Philadelphia, PA, 19104
t: 215 895 2297 | f: 215 895 1478

akontsos@coe.drexel.edu | Personal Site | CV

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Mira Shehu, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

ms4486drexel.eduCV

                                       Research Areas:Fracture Mechanics

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Shane Esola

Ph.D. Candidate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

sae47@drexel.edu

Research Areas: Waves In Solids; Signal Processing; Composite Systems; Impact Mechanics; Non-Destructive Test and Evaluation (NDT/E); Damage Indicators; Ballistic Testing


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Andrew Ellenberg

Ph.D. Candidate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

ae95@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | CV

Research Areas: Unmanned Aerial Systems, Crack Identification, Infrastructure Inspection


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Brian Wisner

Ph.D. Candidate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

bjw63@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | CV

Research Areas: Damage Precursors, Microstructure-sensitive fatigue, Structural Health Monitoring of Aerospace Structures


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Dani Liu

Ph.D. Candidate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

dl636@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | CV

Research Areas: Direct Numerical Simulation, Multi-scale Analysis, Homogenization Methods, Functional Fabrics, Micromechanics


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Sara Schlenker

Ph.D. Candidate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

ses399@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | Resume

Research Areas: Damage prediction, Microstructure-sensitive Mechanics laws, strain localization theories


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Melvin Mathew

Ph.D. Candidate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

mdm359@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | CV

Research Areas: Digital Image Correlation


Nestor Castaneda

Staff R&D Scientist
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

nac69@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | Resume

Research Areas: Non-Destructive Testing, Digital Image Correlation, 3D Composites, Finite Element Analysis


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Daniel Christe

B.S./M.S. Student
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering / Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

dic24@drexel.edu | LinkedInCV

Research Areas: Functional Fabrics, Engineering Education,  STEAM Learning eXperiences


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Andy Mo

B.S./M.S. Student
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering and Mechanics

cm963@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | Resume

Research Areas: Digital Image Correlation


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Mustafa Oncul

M.S. Student
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering and Mechanics

mo478@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | Resume

Research Areas: Testing and Characterization of Functional Fabrics


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Krzysztof Mazur

B.S. Student
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering and Mechanics

kwm38@drexel.edu

Research Areas: Digital Image Correlation, Smart Textiles


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 Konstantinos Baxevanakis, PhD

 Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

baxevanakis@coe.drexel.edu | Personal Site | CV

Research Areas: Dislocations, Fracture Mechanics, Micromechanics, Crystal Plasticity, Wave Propagation, Generalized Continuum Theories, Contact Mechanics, Analytical and Numerical Methods

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Kavan Hazeli, PhD (Currently Assistant Professor at The University of Alabama Huntsville)

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

kh447@drexel.edu | LinkedIn

Research Areas: Deformation of poly/single crystals, In situ deformation monitoring at grain scale, Nanomechanics, Mechanics of microstructure, Fatigue


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Prashanth Abraham Vanniamparambil, PhD
(Currently Research Scientist at Corning Glass)

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

pv35@drexel.edu | LinkedIn

Research Areas: Structural Health Monitoring, Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation, Signal Processing, Damage and Fracture Mechanisms


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Selin Sahici
(Currently Project Manager at Holtec International)

B.S./M.S. Student
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

selinsahici963@gmail.com | LinkedIn

Research Areas: Finite Elements Method, Fracture Mechanics, Digital Image Correlation


Aditi Ramadurgakar
(Currently Graduate Student at The University of Texas at Dallas)

B.S. Student
Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering

asr54@drexel.edu | LinkedIn

Research Areas: Multispectral Imaging, Infrared Thermography, Patterning, Digital Image Correlation, Engineering Education


Jefferson A. Cuadra, PhD
(Currently Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

jac476@drexel.edu | LinkedIn

Research Areas: Fatigue life prediction and Data-driven modeling, Computational fracture mechanics, micromechanics and damage mechanics for Polymer Composites


Michael Cabal
(Currently Product Engineer at PCC Structurals)

M.S. Student
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

mc3443@drexel.edu | LinkedIn

Research Areas: In situ deformation monitoring at grain scale, Microstructural mechanics, Fatigue