Advanced Materials and Mechanics Laboratory

Group Members

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Prof. Samantha Daly

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 2007
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2002
California Institute of Technology

B.E., Mechanical Engineering modified with Mathematics, 2001
B.A., Mechanical Engineering, 2001 Dartmouth College

Curriculum Vitae

 

GRADUATE RESEARCHERS AND POST-DOCTORAL SCHOLARS

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Zhe

Zhe Chen

  • Post-Doctoral Scholar, Mechanical Engineering, 2014-current University of Michigan
  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, 2012 Michigan State University
  • B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, 2008 Zhejiang University
  • Research: Integration of Advanced Analysis and Materials Research: Capturing Process Sensitive Materials Information in Compact, Computationally Efficient Models
  • Supported by the Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Jason

Jason Geathers

  • Ph.D. candidate, Mechanical Engineering
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2009 University of Michigan
  • B.S., Applied Physics 2009 Morehouse College
  • Research: Very High Cycle Fatigue Behavior of Structural Materials
  • Supported by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)

Alan Githens

  • Ph.D. pre-candidate, Materials Science and Engineering
  • B.S., Engineering Science, 2012, Penn State
  • Research: Predicting the Ductility of Magnesium and its Alloys
  • Supported by the Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences
Joyce

Joyce Gong

  • Ph.D. candidate, Mechanical Engineering
  • M.S.E., Mechanical Engineering, 2012 University of Michigan
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2010 Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Research: Microstructural Influences on Shape Memory Behavior
  • Supported by General Motors
Mike

Michael Kimiecik

  • Ph.D. candidate, Materials Science and Engineering
  • B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 2009 UC Berkeley
  • Research: Small-Scale Properties of Shape Memory Alloys
  • Supported by the Department of Energy Office of Basic Energy Sciences
Will

Will LePage

  • Ph.D. pre-candidate, Mechanical Engineering
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2013 University of Tulsa
  • Research: Phase Transformations during Dynamic Fracture
  • Supported by NDSEG and the National Science Foundation

Marissa Linne

  • Ph.D. pre-candidate, Materials Science and Engineering
  • B.S., Materials Science and Engineering, 2013 Cornell University
  • Research: Material Mechanics at the Nanoscale
  • Supported by the Department of Energy, Office of Basic Energy Sciences and the University of Michigan
Maya Nath

Maya Nath

  • Ph.D. pre-candidate, Materials Science and Engineering, starting Fall 2014
  • B.S., Materials Engineering, 2014 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • Fatigue and Phase Transformations
  • Supported by the National Science Foundation and the University of Michigan Rackham Merit Fellowship
Jared

Jared Tracy

  • Ph.D. candidate, Materials Science and Engineering
  • B.S., Materials Sci. & Eng., 2003 University of Michigan
  • Research: Deformation and Fracture Mechanisms of Silicon Carbide Ceramic Matrix Composites
  • Supported by GE - Aviation
Eugene

Eugene Bong

  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2014 University of Michigan
  • Research: Deformation Behavior of Viscoelastic Tissue

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS

Michael

Michael Compagner

  • Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Research: Microscale Phase Transformation in Shape Memory Nitinol
Jason

Jason Krystek

  • Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan
  • Research: Microstructure-Deformation Relationships in AM Ti Alloys

Group Alumni