Personel

Reza Mirzaeifar
Office: 309 Durham Hall
Email: rmirzaei@vt.edu
Phone: 540 231 8697
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PostDocs/Research Scientists:

Ayoub Yari Boroujeni
Research Scientist
PhD.: Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech
MSc.: Mechanical Engng. Sharif University of Technology
BSc.: Mechanical Engng. Sharif University of Technology
BSc.: Petroleum Engng. Sharif University of Technology
Office: 100F5 Randolph Hall

Email: yari@vt.edu
Research: Graphene-Metal Composites

Graduate Students:

Fatemeh Yazdandoost
PhD Student
MSc.: Aerospace Engng. Sharif University of Technology
BSc.: Mechanical Engng. Sharif University of Technology
Office: 210 Goodwin Hall

Email: fatemehy@vt.edu
Research: Multiscale mechanics of phase transformation and dislocation motion in NiTi SMAs

 

Mohamad Ghodratighalati
PhD Student
MSc.: Mechanical Engng. Sharif University of Technology
BSc.: Mechanical Engng. Shiraz University
Office: 210 Goodwin Hall
Email: mohamadg@vt.edu
Research: Bio-inspired composites with improved contact fatigue properties

 

Kaiyuan Peng
PhD Student
MSc.: Mechanical Engng. Lehigh University
BSc.: Mechanical Engng. Beijing University of Chemical Technology
Office: 210 Goodwin Hall
Email: kaiyuan@vt.edu
Research: Mechanics of shape memory polymers

 

Sachin Kurian
MS Student,
BSc.: College of Engineering Trivandrum
Office: 210 Goodwin Hall
Email: sachink@vt.edu

 

 

Jonathan Charleston
MS Student,
BSc.: Kennesaw State University, GA,
Office: 210 Goodwin Hall
Email: jcharle5@vt.edu

 

 

Matthew Moneghan
MS Student (UG/G Program)
BSc.: Virginia Tech
Office: 210 Goodwin Hall
Email: moneghan@vt.edu

 

 

Undergraduate  Students

John Moomaw
Michael Rath
Joseph Heath
Jason Browoleit

Group Alumni

IMG_3458Pooya Behroozinia
PhD Student, (Co-Advised with Dr. S. Taheri)
MSc.: Mechanical Engng. Sharif University of Technology
BSc.: Mechanical Engng. Shiraz University
Email: behroozi@vt.edu
Research: Fatigue failure in tire mechanics

Current Position: Senior FEA Engineer at Maxxis International

Sajedeh Nasr Esfahani, MS, 2016 (in University of Toledo, Co-Advised with Dr. M. Elahinia)
Research: Design and analysis of additively manufactured titanium- polymer composites
Current Position: PhD Student at University of Michigan

Arman Ahmadi, MS, 2016 (in University of Toledo, Co-Advised with Dr. M. Elahinia)
Research: Micromechanics of metals manufactured by Selective Laser Melting
Current Position: PhD Student at Purdue University

Jingjing Dou, MEng, 2015
Research: Multiscale mechanics of grain boundaries in FCC metals

Group Photos

IMG_3444MultiSMArt Group (Nov. 2016):  Pooya, Fatemeh, Reza, Mohamad, Michael, Joseph, Kaiyuan.

Group_Feb18MultiSMArt Group (Feb. 2018):  Jonathan, Sachin, Mohamad, Reza, Matthew, Kaiyuan, Fatemeh, Ayoub .