Nanomech Lab Current Student Researchers


 
 

Melicent Stossel
Ph.D. student

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
email: mms33@u.washington.edu

Current topic: Laser Surface Treatment of Bulk and Multilayer Materials


M.S. from UW Mechanical Engineering; B.S. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Yang Zhou
Ph.D. student

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
email: yang823@uw.edu

Current topic: Metal-Intermetallic Nanolaminate Composites

M.S. UW Materials Sciences and Engineering; B.S. Nanjing University of Science and Technology


Ian McDonald
M.S. student

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
email: iangrey@uw.edu

Current topic: Residual Stress Measurement of Cu/Ni Multilayer Thin Films


B.S. from University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Sameer D. Meshram
M.S. student

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
email: meshrams@uw.edu

Current topic(s): Mechanics of Additively Manufactured Metal Lattice Structures, Mechanics of Metal-Ceramic Multilayer Thin Films

B.Tech from Sardar Patel College of Engineering, University of Mumbai

Zhenyu Zhu
M.S. student

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
email: zhuzy93@uw.edu

Current topic: Intermetallic Strengthening of Cu/Al Multilayer Thin Films


B.S. from Nankai University, Tianjin, China

Katherine (Katie) Chun
Undergraduate Researcher

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
email: kchun30@uw.edu

Current topic: Deposition and Compositional Analysis of Co-sputtered Ti-Ni and Cu-Al Alloys

Nana Yamagata
Undergraduate Researcher

Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195
email: ny7@uw.edu

Current topic: Mechanical Characterization of Roly-poly Exoskeleton using Nanoindentation

 
 

Nanomech Lab Graduate Alumni


 
 

Mark Miller
Ph.D. (2016)
, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle

Dissertation: Advancements in Optical Properties of Thermochromic VO2 Films through Experimental and Numerical Investigations


B.S. and M.S. from Kansas State University

Currently at Intel Inc, Hillsboro, OR



Zhou Yang
Ph.D. (2016)
, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle

Dissertation: Thermomechanical stability and strengthening mechanisms of Ti/Ni multilayer thin films


M.S. from University of Washington


B.S. from University of Science and Technology of China

Currently at Lam Research, Fremont, CA



Gabe Chow
Ph.D. (2014)
, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle

Dissertation: Mechanical Characterization of Nanoporous Thin Fillms by Laser-induced Surface Acoustic Waves


M.S., B.S. from UC Riverside

Currently at Triple Ring Technologies, Inc., San Francisco, CA



Phillip Miller
Ph.D. (2014)
, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle

Dissertation: Ultra-high- Strain-rate Materials Study by Laser-induced Stress Waves


M.S., B.S. from UC Riverside

Currently at Los Alamos National Laboratory


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Wu-Feng Yeh
Ph.D. (2011),
Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle

Dissertation: MEMS-based optical imaging and micromechanical testing

M.S. from UC Riverside, M.S., B.S. from National Taiwan University

Currently at Apple, Cupertino, CA

Frank MacDonald
Ph.D. (2010)
(co-advised with Prof. Guanshui Xu), Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Riverside

Dissertation: Experimental Investigation of Mass Sensing with Surface Acoustic Wave Devices

M.S. from University of Wyoming, B.S. from University of Oklahoma

Currently at Naval Surface Warfare Center - Corona, CA



Jie (Jane) Lian
Ph.D. (2010)
, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, Seattle

Disssertation: Nanomechanics of Materials: From Crystaline Solids to Biological Composites

M.S. from UC Riverside, B.S. from Beijing Institute of Technology

Currently at Flex, San Francisco, CA



Yan (Jennie) Liu
Ph.D. (2009)
(co-advised with Prof. Yushan Yan)
Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, UC Riverside

Dissertation: Semi-Zeolitic-Silica as Low-K Film


M.S., B.S. from Zhejiang University



Elias Penila
M.S. (2008)
, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Riverside

Thesis: An Exploration of Reactively Sputtered Nitrogen-Rich TiN Thin Films


B.S. from Pomona College

Currently Postdoctoral Scholar at UC San Diego



Lili Hu
Ph.D. (2007)
, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Riverside

Dissertation: Laser-induced Stress Waves for Thin Film Adhesion and High Strain-rate Materials Research


B.S. from University of Science and Technology of China

Currently an Associate Professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology



Mark C. Johnson
M.S. (2006)
, Department of Mechanical Engineering, UC Riverside

Thesis: Mechanical Reliability of Nanoporous Zeolite Materials


B.S. from Gettysburg College

Currently at R&D, Abbott Laboratory


 
 

Nanomech Lab Undergraduate Alumni
 
 


Craig

Craig Nolen




Romuntxo Duhart





Bobby Mirghafouri





Jason Owens




Mario Gonzalez





Tim Zhang





Fiona Xue


 
 
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