People

Principal Investigator

Xianming (Simon) Dai

Assistant Professor

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National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2021

Outstanding Early Career Award at the 1st µFIP conference, 2021

Army Research Office Young Investigator Award, 2019

(972) 883-5449 NSERL 4.704

Postdoctoral Researcher

Li Shan

PhD, Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science
​Washington Unverisity in St. Louis, 2021

Graduate Students

Zongqi Guo

MS, Mechanical Engineering
Stevens Institute of Technology, 2016

Jyotirmoy Sarma

MS, Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Dallas, 2018

Deepak Monga

MS, Mechanical Engineering
Punjab Engineering College, 2013

Seyed Adib Taba

MS, Mechanical Engineering
University of Maine, 2020

Dylan Boylan

BS, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
​UC San Diego, 2020

Fangying Chen

MS, Chemical Engineering
Dalian University of Technology, 2019

Luis Javier Puente Reyna

BS, Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Dallas, 2020

Undergraduate Student

Saiya Li

Mechanical Engineering
University of Texas at Dallas, 2022 (Expected)

Alumni

Lei Zhang

Current: Faculty at Dalian University of Technology

Postdoc in 2018-2020

Zhenqiang Shi

Postdoc in 2019-2020

Fangfang Xie

Current: Faculty at Northeast Electric Power University

Visiting PhD student in 2019-2020

Merav Arogeti

Current: Faculty at Shamoon College of Engineering, Israel

Visiting scholar in 2019

Tengfei Xiang

​Current: Faculty at Anhui University of Technology

Visiting PhD student in 2017

Ankur Vaishampayan

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MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, 2020

Sola Jegede

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​MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, 2019

Binay Jung Pandey

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MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, 2019

Gaurav Kumar Sirohia

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MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas at Dallas, 2018

Annie Zhi

Current: Undergraduate Student, University of Chicago

High school student in 2018-2019

2nd Prize Winner of Materials Science in the 2018-19 Texas Science and Engineering Fair, 2019 
1st Place Prize Winner of Materials Science in the Dallas Regional Science & Engineering Fair, 2019

UTDesign Team Members Mentored by Our Group:

2018-2019: Philip Katterjoh, Ian Field, Farris Khammash, Caitlin Slattery, Samuel Amda, Joseph Watson.

2019-2020: J Sebastian Arrangoiz, Teresa De Alba, Luis Puente, Logan Williamson, Adam Boissevain, Ian Meneses