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  • February 25, 2022
    Welcome Matteo!
    Welcome, Matteo Bugatti! Visiting from Politecnico di Milano in Italy, Matteo will be joining the Mechanosynthesis Group beginning February 2022. Matteo is working on laser powder bed fusion process monitoring for real-time defect detection and part qualification.
  • January 3, 2022
    Welcome Eldar!
    Welcome, Eldar Shakirov! Eldar will be joining the Mechanosynthesis Group as a Postdoctoral Associate beginning January 2022. Eldar is working on manufacturing systems' simulation modeling for their techno-economic evaluation and exploration of reconfiguration opportunities.
  • November 1, 2021
    Welcome Aoyi!
    Welcome, Aoyi Luo! Aoyi will be joining the Mechanosynthesis Group as a Postdoctoral Associate beginning November 2021. Aoyi is working on microtransfer printing and electrostatic adhesion.
  • September 1, 2021
    Welcome Emre!
    Welcome, Emre Tekoglu! Emre will be joining the Mechanosynthesis Group as a Postdoctoral Fellow beginning Fall 2021. Emre is working on laser powder bed melting of In718 based composites and refractory alloys for aviation industry.
  • September 1, 2021
    Welcome Nick!
    Welcome, Nicholas Diaco! Nick will be joining the Mechanosynthesis Group as a PhD student beginning Fall 2021. Nick is working on developing polymeric 3D printing techniques for spatially graded and multi-material structures.
  • September 1, 2021
    Welcome Zach!
    Welcome, Zachery Kutschke! Zach will be joining the Mechanosynthesis Group as a MS student beginning Fall 2021. Zach is working on building a hybrid SLM/inkjet printer for making spatially graded parts in refractory metals.
  • August 27, 2021
    Congratulations and farewell Adam Stevens!
    Farewell and congratulations to Dr. Adam Stevens, who successfully defended their doctoral thesis,  “High-throughput extrusion additive manufacturing - rate limits and system design”.  Dr. Stevens accepted a position as an associate staff researcher working on applications of automation and robotics to additive manufacturing at the Manufacturing Demonstration Facility, part of Oak Ridge National Lab in Tennessee.  We look forward to the inevitable accomplishments in store for Dr. Stevens. Congratulations
  • July 15, 2021
    Welcome Carl!
    Welcome, Carl Thrasher! Carl will be joining the Mechanosynthesis Group as a PhD student beginning Summer 2021. Carl is working on 3D printing self-assembling nanoparticle composites and responsive liquid metal structures.
  • June 29, 2021
    Congratulations and farewell Dan Oropeza!
    Farewell and congratulations to Dr. Dan Oropeza, who successfully defended their doctoral thesis,  “Testbeds for Advancement of Powder Bed Additive Manufacturing with Application to Reactive Binder Jetting of Ceramics”.  Upon departure Dr. Oropeza will work at NASA'a Jet Propulsion Lab in Pasadena, CA as part of the NASA postdoctoral program.  We look forward to the inevitable accomplishments in store for Dr. Oropeza. Congratulations!