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 PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

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Avinash M. Dongare

Assistant professor

Department of Materials Science and Engineering, and Institute of Materials Science
University of Connecticut
Email: dongare@uconn.edu

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Bio: Prof. Dongare received his Bachelors degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Govt. College of Engineering Pune (COEP) in 2001, followed by his Masters and Doctorate degrees in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Virginia in 2004 and 2008, respectively. He carried out postdoctoral research through the National Research Council (NRC) Research Associateship Program with the US Army Research Office, and as a senior Research Associate at North Carolina State University before joining the University of Connecticut in August 2012.

  GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

Jie Chen

Graduate Student (Ph.D.), August 2014 – Present

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Email: jie.chen@uconn.edu

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Bio: Jie Chen obtained his bachelor degree in MSE from the University of Science and Technology of China in 2013. He came to UConn in the Fall of 2013 as a graduate student (Ph. D.) in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Connecticut and joined CMMG in the Fall of 2014. His current research focuses on the atomic scale modeling methods and machine learning methods to understand the role of microstructure on the deformation and failure behavior of metallic materials.

 

Garvit Agarwal

Graduate Student (Ph.D.), August 2014 – Present

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Email: garvit.agarwal@uconn.edu

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Bio: Garvit Agarwal obtained his Bachlelor’s degree in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from IIT Roorkee in 2011. After working as an Assistant Manager at Jindal Steel and Power Limited in India, Garvit joined CMMG as a graduate student (Ph. D.) in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Connecticut in Fall 2014. His current research focuses on atomic scale and mesoscale modeling of the high strain rate and shock response of lightweight metallic materials.
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Sumit A. Suresh

Graduate Student (Ph.D.), August 2015 – Present

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Email: sumit.suresh@uconn.edu

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Bio: Sumit Suresh obtained his Bachelors degree in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in 2012 and then his Masters degree in Process Engineering in 2015 from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. Sumit joined CMMG as a graduate student (Ph.D. program) in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Connecticut in the Fall of 2015. His current research focuses on the modeling of the impact processes during cold spray deposition of Al powders using the quasi-coarse-grained dynamics method.
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Sergey Galitskiy

Graduate Student (Ph.D.), August 2016 – Present

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Email: sergey.galitskiy@uconn.edu

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  UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

Alice Hu

Undergraduate Research Assistant; NSF REU Student (Summer 2017)

Department of Materials Science and Engineering

Email: aliceyhu@gmail.com

CMMG GRADUATES (Graduate Students)

Jin Wang

Graduate Research Assistant

Ph. D.  Materials Science and Engineering (Jan 2018)

Email: wangjw@seas.upenn.edu

Bio: Jin Wang earned his bachelor’s degree in applied physics from USTC in 2010, and graduated with a master’s degree from the department of Nuclear Engineering at NC State University.  He joined CMMG in Fall 2013 as a graduate student (Ph. D.) in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Connecticut. His research focused on the use of atomic scale simulations to investigate the strain effects on electronic properties and mechanical response of two dimensional (2D) materials.

Gabriel Paun

Graduate Research Assistant

M. S.  Materials Science and Engineering (May 2015)

Email: gabriel.paun@uconn.edu

CMMG GRADUATES (Undergraduate Students)

Mohamad Daeipour

NSF REU Student (Summer 2016);
Undergraduate Research Assistant,
Aug 2016-May 2017,

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering (May 2017)

Email: mohamad.daeipour@uconn.edu

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Kathleen Coleman

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Aug 2014-May 2016;

B.S. Materials Science and Engineering (May 2016)

Email: kathleen.coleman@uconn.edu

Karoon Mackenchery

Undergraduate Research Assistant
Aug 2013-May 2015;

B. S. Materials Science and Engineering, May 2015

Email: karoon.mackenchery@uconn.edu

ALUMNI (Postdoctoral/Visiting Researchers)

Dr. Zhong Zheng

Research Specialist, September 2013 to September 2014

North China Electric Power University, Beijing

Email: zhong.zheng@ncepu.edu.cn

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Dr. Liang Dong

Postdoctoral Researcher, June 2013 to June 2014

Current Position: University of Pennsylvania

Email: dlysqh@gmail.com

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