Radovan Kovacevic
Herman Brown Chair Professor

B.S., ME, University of Belgrade, YU, 1969
M.S., ME, University of Belgrade, YU, 1972
Ph.D., ME, University of Montenegro, YU, 1978

Research interests: On-line monitoring and control of manufacturing processes, Computer Aided Manufacturing, Nontraditional Manuf. Processes, Sensing and Control of Welding Processes, Development of Rapid Manuf. Processes.

Andrzej Socha
Research Engineer 

Junjie Ma
Research Engineer

B.S., ME, Hubei University of Technology, China 2004
M.S., ME, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China 2007
Ph.D. ME, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 2013

Research interests: Laser material processing, heat transfer

Mehdi Mazar Atabaki
Research Engineer

B.S., Materials Engineering-Industrial Metallurgy, Azad University, Iran, 2002
M.S., Materials Engineering-Welding, Science and Research University, Iran 2005
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Technology, Malaysia, 2012
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 2015

Research Interests: Materials science, laser materials processing, solidification

 Meysam Akbari

Meysam Akbari

Research Assistant

B.S. ME, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, 2006
M.S. ME, Amirkabir University of Technology, Iran, 2009
Ph.D. Candidate, ME, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 2016-Present

Research Interest: Laser additive manufacturing (3D printing)

 Ehsan Dezhparvarderakhshan

Ehsan Dezhparvarderakhshan

Research Assistant

B.S. ME, Azad University of Nagafabad, Iran, 2005
M.S. ME, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, 2008
Ph.D. Candidate, ME, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 2016-Present

Research Interest: Prediction and control of distortions in laser welded thin structures
  Yaoyu Ding
Research Assistant

B.S., ME, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China 2011
M.S., ME, Huazhong University of Science & Technology, China 2014
Ph.D. Candidate, ME, Southern Methodist University, Dallas 2014-Present

Research Interest: Monitoring and control of welding process

 

Perry Leggett
Research Assistant

B.S., ME and Math, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 2009
M.S., ME, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 2010
Ph.D. Candidate, Sensing and control of laser materials processing, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 2010-Present

Research interest: Laser Joining of Aluminum Alloys for the Automotive Industry
 Masoud Mahammadpour

Masoud Mohammadpour

Research Assistant

B.S. ME, Tabriz Azad University, Iran, 2010
M.S. ME, Urmia University, Iran, 2012
Ph.D. Candidate, ME, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 2016-Present

Research interests: Laser welding, laser brazing, fatigue and fracture analysis, finite element modeling
Mohammed Syed
Research Assistant

B.S. ME, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1987
M.S. Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, 1989
M.S. Materials Engineering, University of Houston, 1994
M.B.A. Management Information Systems, University of Houston, 1999

Research Interests: Laser Cladding with WC, Ni alloys and Rare Earth Elements using High Power Direct Diode Laser
James Warton
Research Assistant

B.S., Arch, University of Texas at Arlington, 2001
M. Arch, Architectural Association (DRL), United Kingdom, 2006
Ph.D. Candidate, ME, Southern Methodist University, Dallas 2013-Present

Research Interests:  robotic programming and control for Free-Form DMLS, hybridized additive/subtractive manufacturing and functionally graded metals

(Petric) Guang Yang
Research Assistant

B.S., Materials Science, Shenyang Jianzhu University, Shenyang, China, 2009
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering, North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China, 2013
Ph.D. Candidate, ME, Southern Methodist University, Dallas 2014-Present

Research Interests: Alloys and metal matrix composites, grain boundaries and interfacing, mechanical properties at large and small scales, welding and cladding
Nima Yazdian

Nima Yazdian

Research Assistant

B.S. Materials Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, 2009
M.S. Identification and Selection of Materials, Isfahan University of Technology, Iran, 2012
Ph.D. Candidate, ME, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, 2015-Present

Research Interests: Laser welding, hybrid laser-arc welding, advanced materials

Zhe Zhang
Research Assistant

B.S. Materials Forming and Control Engineering, China University of Petroleum, East China, 2010
B.A. English (Double Major), China University of Petroleum, East China, 2010
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, China University of Petroleum, East China 2013
Ph.D. Candidate, ME, Southern Methodist University, Dallas 2013-Present

Research Interest: Laser cladding

Ting Yu

Ting Yu

Visiting Scholar

B.S., ME, Zhejiang University, China, 1998
M.S., ME, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, 2003
Ph.D., ME, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China, 2011

Research interest: Laser cladding