Lab Alumni


Visiting Researchers

Jose Fernando Rave Arango, undergraduate exchange student (with T. Schumacher)
Antioquia School of Engineering
Summer 2012 – Carbon Nanotube Based Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure
Can Li, undergraduate exchange student
Tsinghua University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
Summer 2012 – Damage Sensing of Composite Structures using Carbon Nanotubes
Dr. Andrew Rider
Air Vehicles Division, Defence Science and Technology Organization, Fisherman’s Bend, Victoria 3207, Australia
4/11-4/12 – Electrophoresis
Dr. Sang-Bok Lee (with T-W. Chou)
Korea Institute of Materials Science
9/09-1/10 – Damage Sensing Nanocomposites
Fei Ji, undergraduate exchange student
Tsinghua University
Summer 2010 – Thermal Diffusivity Measurements on Nanocomposites
Professor Woong-Ryeol Yu (with T-W. Chou)
Seoul National University
8/08-7/09 – Sensing of Damage in 3-D Composites and Simulation of Damage Sensing
Kyoung-Ju Kim, visiting graduate student (with T-W. Chou)
Seoul National University
2/09-07/09 – Sensing of Damage in 3-D Composites
Professor Kazyua Okubo (with T-W. Chou)
Doshisha University
6/06-9/07 – Biocomposites
Oyoung Choi (with T-W. Chou)
Korea Institute of Materials Science
4/09-7/09 – Nanocomposites Processing / Electrophoretic Deposition

Postdoctoral Researchers

Amanda (Lim) Wu (with T-W. Chou)
11/09-11/11 – Nanotube-Based Sensing of Damage in Joints, Development of Materials with Healing Capabilities
 Fei Deng (with T-W. Chou)
11/09-2/11 – Nanoscale Characterization / in situ Microscopy

 


Graduate students

Cedric A. Jacob (Ph.D. Student)
9/09-4/15 – Electroactive Nanocomposites

 

Gerard Gallo (MS Student)
9/11-4/15 – Multiplexing of Electrical Measurements
Limin Gao (Visiting Ph.D. Student)
Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, performed all Ph.D. research at UD under our advisement – co-advise with T-W. Chou
9/07-9/10 – Carbon Nanotube-Based in situ Sensing of Damage in Fiber Composites
Kalon Lasater (MS Student)
9/10-6/12 – Environmental Effects on Nanocomposites
 Gaurav Pandey (Ph.D. Student; Primary Advisor with D. Heider Co-Advisor)
10-6/13 – Time Domain Reflectometry Evaluation of Composites
Zachary Melrose (MS Student)
9/11-7/13– Hierarchical Sensing Approaches using Patterned Nanotubes

Undergraduate students

David Wilson (BME 2015)
6/13-5/15 – Senior Thesis: Electrospun Reinforced Polymer-Polymer Composite Membranes for Applications in PEM Fuel Cells
Taylor Boyle (BME 2015)
6/13-5/15 – Electrophoretic Deposition of Carbon Nanotubes and Fiber/Interphase Characterization
Lindsay Evans (BME 2015)
1/14-1/15 – Scaling the Electrophoretic Deposition Process
Rossiny Beaujacor (BME 2014)
1/13-5/14 – Senior Thesis: Locally Patterned Carbon Nanotubes for in situ Sensing of Deformation and Damage in Composite Materials
Kan Liu (BME 2014)
9/13-5/15 – Printing of Carbon Nanostructures
Alan Radojcic (BME 2014)
3/12-7/13– Nanotube Sheet Hybrid Composites
Sarah Masters (BME 2014)
1/12-5/13 – Damage Sensing in Graphene Composites
Christine Gregg (BME 2013)
1/11-6/13 – Senior Thesis: Electrophoretic Deposition of Nanomaterials: Influence of Functionalization and Waveform on Film Morphology
Currently Graduate Student at UC Berkeley
Matt Sinnott (BME 2013)
10/10-6/13 – Senior Thesis: Damage Sensing in Composite Structures for the Development of a Health Monitoring System and Self-Healing Capabilities
Currently Engineer at Everson Tesla
Anthony Coppola (BME 2011)
6/10-7/11 – Senior Thesis: Self-Healing Composites using a Vascular Approach
Currently Graduate Student at University of Illinois
Sarah Friedrich (BME 2011)
6/09-7/11 – Senior Thesis: Processing of Nanocomposites for Sensing Applications
Currently Graduate Student at Johns Hopkins University
Zachary Melrose (BME 2011)
6/09-2/11 – Sensing of Damage in Adhesively Bonded Composite Joints
Received MS at the University of Delaware (Multifunctional Composites Lab)
Currently Ph.D. student at University of Southern California
Maxime Dempah (BME 2011)
6/07-6/11 – Nanocomposites Processing
Currently Graduate Student at University of Delaware
Gerard Gallo (BME 2011)
6/09-present – Sensing of Damage in Carbon Fiber Composites
Currently Graduate Student at University of Delaware (Multifunctional Composites Lab)
Mitchell Wolters (Winona State University)
Summer 2010 – TDR-Based Composite Sensing
Currently Engineer at Milwaukee Composites
Nicholas Neal (Winona State University)
Summer 2009 – EAP Nanocomposites
Currently Graduate Student at University of Wisconsin – Madison
John Gangloff (BME 2009)
Academic Years 08-09, 07-08, 06-07 – Nanocomposites
Currently Graduate Student at University of Delaware
Thomas Mintel (BME 2009)
Academic Years 08-09, 07-08, 06-07 – Nanotube-Based Sensing
Currently Testing Manager, General Bearing Corporation
Cedric Jacob (BME 2009)
 Summer 2008 – Nanocomposite Electrical Properties
Currently Graduate Student at University of Delaware (Multifunctional Composites Lab)
Jesse Whitley (BME 2010)
Summer 2007– Adhesively Bonded Joints
Previously Engineer at Exxon Mobil, Currently MBA Student, Harvard University
Pierre Claver Yao Koffi (BME 2010)
Summer 2007, Academic Year 07-08 – Thermoplastic Nanocomposites Processing
Currently Graduate Student at MIT
Cameron Showell (BME 2010)
Summer 2007 – Mechanical Testing of Fabric Punch Behavior
Currently Engineer at US Army Research Lab
Dong Joon (“DJ”) Lee (BME 2009)
Summer 2007 – Vinyl Ester Nanocomposites
Currently Graduate Student at University of Southern California (completed MS degree at University of Michigan)
Vladimir Gendlin (Winona State University)
Summer 2006 – Piezoresistive Nanocomposites
Currently Engineer at US Army TARDEC Lab