People

Alison C. Dunn – director (CV) (Google Scholar Profile)

@tribo_tweets

 

 

 

 

 

Jiho Kim – graduate, lubrication of hydrogel surfaces, 2014 – present

 

 

 

 

 

Shabnam Bonyadi – graduate, wear of synthetic and biological soft materials, 2016 – present

 

 

 

 

 

Chris Johnson – graduate, soft materials, 2017-present

 

 

 

 

 

Yaswanth Sai Jetti – graduate, interplay of fatigue and wear in steels

Alumni:

Lihua Wei – upcoming PhD student in Canada

M.S. 2019 insect tribology

 

Hao Fu (Foundry Methods Engineer at Harrison Steel Castings Co.)

M.S. 2019 rail tribology

 

Michael Atten (Regal Development Program in Engineering at Regal Beloit)

M.S. 2017 hydrogel wear and surface properties

 

Prabhakaran Balasubramanian (mechanical engineer at LobePro Rotary Pumps)

M.S. 2018 wear of steel in combined rolling and sliding

 

Enrique Chavez Villalobos (FEA Analyst at Katcon)

M.S. 2014-2016 “Surface Friction and Bulk Properties of Cortical Gray and White Matter in LE/Blu Gill Rats

 

Ruben Esparza (Product Development Engineer at Navistar)

graduate independent study on contact mechanics, Fall 2015

 

Erik Reale – (Smith research group) M.S. 2014-2016, “Poroelasticity-driven lubrication

 

undergraduates:

David Xu, Helen Jo, Sukrit Patwardhan (2019)

Kavita Desai, Chenghao Duan, Honglu He, Tabare Torres, Jingfan Zhang

Ahmad Abdulla, Hannah Ahn, Sherveen Masghati, Kevin Niedzwiecki, Liying Peng

 

Visiting PhD students:

Chao Wang (2018) – Chassis Brakes International Germany GmbH