Postdoctoral Researchers

Mehdi
  • Mehdi Shahzamanian is a postdoctoral research associate to work on a shared project with the University of North Texas (UNT). He was a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Alberta, Canada and he has received his PhD from McMaster University, Canada in mechanical engineering. His research focuses on computational mechanics and material modelling for various applications and under different conditions.

Ph.D. Students

HoyongShin
  • Hoyong Shin is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Chung-ang University, South Korea and his M.S. in mechanical engineering from KAIST, South Korea. His research focus is on developing a finite element edge-based fracture model which is available using nonlocal properties.

Alekhya
  • Alekhya Banki  is a PhD student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. She holds a Master’s in Civil Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. She received her Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering and Master’s in Structural Engineering(dual degree) from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. Her research primarily focuses on modeling fracture and damage in architected materials using graph-based finite element approach.
Mutaz
  • Mutaz Dwairy is a PhD student in the department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from Jordan University of Science and technology. His research focuses on developing clinically relevant model for cancer diagnosis and prognosis using ultrasound elastography.