People

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

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

Hao Fu – graduate, rail tribology, 2017 – present

Lihua Wei – graduate, insect tribology, 2017 – present

New undergraduates: David Xu, Helen Jo, Sukrit Patwardhan

Alumni:

Michael Atten – industry – M.S. 2017

Prabhakaran Balasubramanian – Chicago area – M.S. 2018

Enrique Chavez Villalobos (engineer at Mabuchi Motor Mexico) – M.S. 2014-2016 “Surface Friction and Bulk Properties of Cortical Gray and White Matter in LE/Blu Gill Rats

Ruben Esparza (test engineer at Navistar) – graduate independent study on contact mechanics, Fall 2015

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

 

undergraduates:

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

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