People

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

@tribo_tweets

 

 

 

 

 

Current Students:

Md Mahmudual Hasan – PhD candidate, hydrogel contact and tribology

 

 

 

 

 

Nabila Ali – PhD student, soft material friction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alumni:

Chris L. Johnson 

Ph.D. 2021

 

Shabnam Bonyadi – applications engineer at Anton Paar USA

Ph.D. 2020

 

Jiho Kim – assistant professor at Hongik University, Seoul

Ph.D. 2020

 

Yaswanth Sai Jetti – PhD student in Ostoja-Starzewski group

M.S. 2021 rail tribology

 

Lihua Wei – PhD student at University of Toronto

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