Members

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

antonios.kontsos@drexel.edu | Personal Site |CV

IMG_2064 (1)Mira Shehu, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

Research Areas: Fracture Mechanics

 

Ryan L. Siskey, M.S.

Exponent Principal & Office Director (Philadelphia Location)

Exponent, Engineering & Scientific Consulting

Research Areas: Biomedical Engineering

 

Shane EsolIMG_2077 (1)a

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

 

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

 

DSC01749Sara Schlenker

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

 

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

 

IMG_2070Melvin Mathew

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

 

Research Areas: Digital Image Correlation

 

MohammadReza Bahadori

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

 

Research Areas: Finite Element Modeling, Peridynamics

 


Emine Tekerek

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

 

Research Areas: Testing and Characterization of Textiles, Multi-physics simulation of Textiles, Functional Fabrics, NonDestructive Testing, 3D Architecture Materials

 

Rami Carmi

Ph.D Candidate
Currently a research scientist, Materials Division, NRCN (Nuclear Research Center Negev) – Beer Sheva, Israel

Research Areas: mechanical metallurgy of materials, failure analysis of engineering components ,Acoustic Emission monitoring, signal processing, clustering algorithms

 

Vignesh Perumal

Ph.D Candidate
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

 

Research Areas: Computational Mechanics, Fracture and Damage.

 

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Krzysztof Mazur

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

 

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

 

Sarah Malik

B.S. Student

LeBow College of Business, Business and Engineering (Conc.: Mechanical Engineering)

Research Areas: Internet of Things, Management Information Systems, Business Intelligence, Data Analytics

 

Alex Foley

B.S. Student

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

Research Areas: Software Engineering for Drones in Structural Health Monitoring

 

Frank Regal

B.S./M.S. Student

Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics

 

Research Areas: Systems Engineering for Drones in Structural Health Monitoring

 

Alumni

Brian Wisner, PhD       

Assistant Professor at Ohio University
Dept. of M
echanical Engineering              

 

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

 

DC_DSC01757Daniel Christe

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

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

 

Matthew Brown

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

 

Research Areas: Digital Image Correlation, Multi-Agent System Automation

 

Brian Tindall

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

 

Research Areas: Structural Health Monitoring using Drones

 

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Dani Liu

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

 

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

 

MustafaMustafa Oncul

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

 

Research Areas: Testing and Characterization of Functional Fabrics

 

DSC01764Andy Mo

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

 

Research Areas: Digital Image Correlation

 

Nestor Castaneda (Currently working at Terrafugia)

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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