People


Principle Investigator

Hong Liang, Ph.D.
hliang@tamu.edu

Oscar S. Wyatt, Jr. Professor

Fellow, ASME, STLE

Editor: Tribology International

Regional Editor (North America): Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties (IOP)

Editorial Board: Friction, Lubricants


   

PostDoc


   

Ph.D. Students

   

 

Jun

 

 

Kyungjun Lee
lee23834@neo.tamu.edu

Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Pohang University of Science & Technology, Korea, 2009
B.S. Hanyang University, Korea, 2004 cum laude

Research Area: 
Biofuel cells and nanocharacterization

Awards:
 Graduation with honor prize award for curricular achievement, Hanyang Univ., 2004

 

 

 

Eugene Chen

ueugene98421@tamu.edu

Ph.D., candidate, Materials Science and Engineering, Texas A&M University
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida, 2009, 
B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan 2006

Research Area:

Surface adhesion and nanoparticles

Awards

Achievement Award for New Engineering Graduate Students, University of Florida, 2007

 

   
Lian

Lian Ma
melinda1988@tamu.edu

Ph. D candidate in Mechanical Engineering
M.S., Thermal Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2012
B.S., Thermal Engineering, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2010

Awards and Honors:
Second Prize in China’s Undergraduate Energy-Saving and Emission Reduction Contest, Hangzhou, China, 2008
Guanghua Scholarship, Harbin Institute of Technology, 2008

   

 

Yan

 

Yan Chen
yanchen876@tamu.edu

Ph. D candidate in Materials Science & Engineering, 2017-present
M.S., Materials Science, Auburn University, 2016
B.S., Materials, Northeastern University, China, 2011

Research Area:

Nano- and micro-fluidic behavior, liquid-solid interfaces, characterization of advanced materials


   

Swarn Jha
swarn.jha14@tamu.edu

Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering, 2018-present
M.S. Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2017
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Visvesvaraya National Institute & Technology, 2012

Research Area:
Nanomaterials and structures, advanced materials for energy applications, computational & experimental design of materials

Awards:
Int. students scholarship, TAMU, 2015

   
Peter

Peter Renner
rubiksrenner@gmail.com

Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2018-present
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2018

Research Area:
Design, synthesis, and failure mechanisms of advanced materials, environmentally induced plasmarization and oxidation.


Awards:
NSF Graduage Reseach Fellowship

 

Ajinkya Raut
ajinkyaraut@tamu.edu

Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering, 2019-present
M.Tech. & B. Tech., Mechanical Engineering, IIT Bombay, India, 2015

Research Area:
Nano and biomanufacturing of advanced materials and structures, numerical simulation, digital manufacturing

 

   

M.S. Students

 
   
Sayak

Sayak Chakradorty
sayak_c@tamu.edu

 

M.S. candidate in Mechanical Engineering, 2017-present
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering, West Bengal University of Technology, 2014

Research Area:
Design and inspection of materials in realife conditions

   
Siddhi

Siddhi Mehta
siddhi_23@tamu.edu

M.S. candidate in TAMU Energy Institute, 2018-present
B. Eng. Mechanical Engineering, Maharashtra Institute of Technology, 2017

 

Research Area:
Energy storage devices, nanostructutured materials

   
Rick

Rick Wang

rickwang1@tamu.edu

M.S. candidate in Mechanical Engineering.

Research Area:

Advanced energy materials, tribology.

 

   
Undergrads  

Cooper Burner
cooperburner@outlook.com

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, senior


Research Area:
Biomaterials


   
Marshall

Marshall Allen
marshallen16@tamu.edu.

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, senior


Research Area: digital manufacturing of electrodes, imaging analysis


   
Nehemiah

Nehemiah Hein
hein@tamu.edu.

B.S. Mechanical Engineering, senior


Research Area: digital manufacturing of electrodes, imaging analysis

 

Visiting Scholars

George E. Totten, Ph.D., FASM

Ph.D., New York University, Physical Organic Chemistry

M.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University, Organic Chemistry

B.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University, Chemistry

Curriculum Vita

   
   

 

 

 
 

 

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