Principle Investigator
Pania Newell
Post-Doc, Engineering Sciences, Sandia National Laboratories, 2011-2012.
Ph.D., Civil Engineering, University of Colorado-Boulder, 2011.
M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Colorado-Boulder, 2009.
M.S., Civil Engineering, University of New Mexico, 2006.
B.S., Civil Engineering, Baha'i Institute for Higher Education, 2001.
Graduate Student
Hongsup Oh is currently a Ph.D. student in the Mechanical Engineering program. He obtained his bachelor of science from Sungkyunkwan University in Civil engineering. He has two masters degrees from Georgia Institute of Technology, one in Computational Science and Engineering and another in Mechanical Engineering. He likes working out at fitness centers and he also enjoys drawing.
Project: Homogenization of thermo-mechanical system.
Yanbo Wang is currently a Ph.D. student in the Mechanical Engineering program. He obtained both master degree and bachelor degree in petroleum engineering. He has worked as petroleum engineer for 2 years in CNOOC. In spare time, he enjoys reading, hiking, fishing and spending time with friends and families.
Al Muatasim Al Nadabi is currently a masters student in the Mechanical Engineering program. He has a bachelor of science from Penn State University in Petroleum Engineering. He worked in the oil and gas industry with Schlumberger in Texas and New Mexico. In his free time, he goes on adventures, hiking, traveling and cooking food.
Undergraduate Student
Ja-Rey Corcuera is a freshman at the University of Utah majoring in Mechanical Engineering and minoring in Computer Science and Mathematics. Ja-Rey is from Clearfield, Utah, and during his free time, he enjoys exercising, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. After obtaining his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Ja-Rey plans on going to graduate school.
Michael Blum is an undergraduate student studying computer science and physics. He is skilled at programming in Python, Matlab, Java, and C#. He plans on going to graduate school to study quantum computing and/or artificial intelligence. He enjoys playing competitive e-sports, reading, and traveling.
Project: Numerical investigation of mechanical properties of amorphous silica using molecular dynamic simulation.
Group Alumni
Dr. Raul Velasco Former post-doct, currently at Intel (Fall 2017-Spring 2018).
Dr. Truong Vo Former post-doct, currently at University of Notre Dame (August 2019-July 2020)
Dr. Bang He Former PhD student, currently at Simulia (Fall 2017-Spring 2020).
Brett Reeder Former masters student, currently at Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory (February 2017-May 2020).
Louis Schuler Former undergraduate intern from Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay, where he is now a masters student (October 2018-July 2019).
Udayan Ghosh Former graduate student (Fall 2017-Fall 2018).
Mohammad-Hossein Mohammadi Shad Former graduate student (Fall 2018-Spring 2019).
Debasish Nayak Former graduate student (Fall 2017).
Katherine Vega Former undergraduate from Department of Mechanical Engineering (Spring 2018).
Heilly Galviz Former undergraduate from Department of Chemical Engineering (Fall 2017).
Ebsa Eshete Former undergraduate from Department of Mechanical Engineering (Fall 2018).
Aini Liang Former undergraduate from School of Computing (Fall 2019).
Zhoushiyuan Xue Former undergraduate from School of Computing (Fall 2019).
Phong Ho Former graduate student (Spring 2020).
Eva Bol Former undergraduate from Department of Chemistry (Fall 2019).