CEC

Materials Science and Processing

Dr. Mujibur Rahman Khan, Associate Professor, received his Ph.D. from Florida Atlantic University in 2010. His research expertise involves synthesis and characterization of nanoscale advanced materials for high temperature structural, sensing and thermoelectric applications. For more information on Dr. Khan’s work, please see the Nanomaterials Research Lab.

Dr. Aniruddha Mitra, Professor, completed his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1995 from the University of Nevada at Reno.  He has conducted research in the area of Composite Materials, Instrumentation and Vibration analysis of Mechanical Systems.  Dr. Mitra has three years of experience as a Design Engineer working in the automobile industry with specialization in the suspension system.

Dr. Xuchun Ren, Assistant Professor, completed his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 2015 from the University of Iowa.  His research expertise involves uncertainty quantification, design under uncertainty, structure shape and topology optimization, computational solid mechanics and its applications. His current research topics include robust and reliability-based topology design, reliability engineering, simulation-based design, and multidisciplinary design optimization. For more information on Dr. Ren’s work, please see the Computational Optimization Laboratory.

Dr. Bishal Silwal, Assistant Professor, completed his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 2013 from Utah State University. He has conducted research in the areas of material processing of nuclear alloy, transport phenomenon in material processing, physical metallurgy, microstructure characterization, and mechanical testing. For more information on Dr. Silwal’s work, please see the Material Processing Laboratory

Dr. Mingzhi Xu, Assistant Professor, earned his Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology in 2015. He has conducted research in the areas of metal casting, steel making, and physical metallurgy.

Dr. Shaowen Xu, Associate Professor, completed his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Carolina in 2003.  He has conducted research in the areas of energy science, impact science, frictional welding, and material properties with an emphasis on biologically-inspired structured composites. For more information on Dr. Xu’s work, please see the Materials Research Laboratory.

Last updated: 7/15/2019

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