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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, 1910

t:215 895 2297 | f: 215 895 1478

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

 

Brian Wisner, PhD       

Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. of M
echanical Engineering and Mechanics                     t: 215 895 6821                                                                bjw63@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | CV

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

 

IMG_2064 (1)Mira Shehu, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

ms4486drexel.eduCV

Research Areas: Fracture Mechanics

 

Shane EsolIMG_2077 (1)a

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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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

 

DSC01749Sara 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

 

IMG_2070Melvin Mathew

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

mdm359@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | CV

Research Areas: Digital Image Correlation

 

DC_DSC01757Daniel 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

 

MustafaMustafa Oncul

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

mo478@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | Resume

Research Areas: Testing and Characterization of Functional Fabrics

 

IMG_2075Krzysztof Mazur

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

kwm38@drexel.edu|LinkedIn|

Research Areas: Pattern Recognition for Acoustic Emission Signals, In-situ Testing, Digital Image Correlation, Smart Textiles

 

Alumni

DSC01764Andy Mo

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

cm963@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | Resume

Research Areas: Digital Image Correlation

 

Nestor Castaneda (Currently working at Terrafugia)

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

 

AE_DSC01843Andrew Ellenberg, PhD (Currently  working at Lockheed Martin)

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

ae95@drexel.edu | LinkedIn | CV

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

 

 Konstantinos Baxevanakis, PhD (Currently Assistant Professor at Loughborough University, UK)

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

 

Kavan

 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

 

IMG_19201modPrashanth 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

 

Selin

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