The Advanced Materials Design Group
Understand and pioneer stronger and tougher materials through surface engineering and structural mechanics.
Combine advanced materials characterization techniques with unique processing routes to overcome critical barriers for tomorrow's structural materials.
Dec. 2022: We are honored to be a part of a team at the University of Tulsa working on a project titled VR for Smart Installation Experimentation and Security Analysis with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC).
Nov. 2022: We are honored to be a part of a NASA 2022 ESI team with Jerard Gordon (PI, Umich), Wenda Tan (Co-PI, Umich), and William LePage (Co-PI, Utulsa). Our project is titled BIG: Building Intelligent Gradients in additively manufactured space engine materials via a multiscale predictive framework.
Oct. 2022: Megan Hernadi was select as a University of Tulsa 2022 Top 10 Freshman. Congrats, Megan!
Mar. 2022: Kendall Yetter was selected as the champion in the University of Siegen Science Slam and won a two-week research visit in Siegen in summer 2022, as part of University of Siegen's Pop-Up at Tulsa. Congrats, Kendall!
Oct. 2021: We are honored to be a part of a team at the University of Tulsa working on a project titled Adaptive OT Threat Analysis Technology with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC).
Aug. 2021: Malia Aurigemma and her "Battery Smarts" project—which builds upon the foundation from Evan Isbell's work—were featured by The University of Tulsa College of Engineering and Natural Sciences.
Apr. 2021: Victoria Tucker defended her M.S. thesis, Interlaboratory Round Robin Study of Errors and Best Practices for Scanning Electron Microscope Digital Image Correlation. Congrats, Victoria!
Apr. 2021: We are honored to be selected as one of the Defense Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research FY20 Awards to pursue our work on A New Surface Engineering Approach for Fatigue‐Resistant AM Microlattices.
Mar. 2021: Evan Isbell was one of 21 students selected from around Oklahoma to present at the 26th annual Research Day at the Capitol. Evan presented his work on Assessing Public Knowledge and Habits of Battery Charging. Congrats, Evan!
Mar. 2021: We are honored to be selected for the 2021 SMST Founders' Grant to pursue our work on Zooming in on Inclusions and Their Role in the Fatigue of NiTi Devices.
Nov. 2020: We are honored to be selected as one of the 2020 Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grant selections to pursue our work on Seeing Cracks Clearly.