Previous Team Members


Sherif H. Aboubakr
MS, UNM Civil Engineering, USA (2016)
MS, UNM Civil Engineering, USA (2013)
BS, Alexandria University, Egypt (2008)
Research Interests :
3D Bioprinting
Nanomaterials for structural composites
Nanocharacterization of materials
Structural mechanics
Alternative cement technology

Ala Eddin Douba
MS, UNM Civil Engineering, USA (2017)
BS, Civil Engineering (American University of Sharjah, UAE), 2014
Research Interests :
Nanotechnology for structural composites
Computational Mechanics
Mathematics

 


Mojgan Maadandar
MS, UNM Civil Engineering, USA (2017)
BS, University of New Mexico, (2015)
Research Interests :
Recycled Carbon Fiber
Material Characterization
Composites
Structural Analysis


Elisa Borowski
MS, UNM Civil Engineering, USA (2017)
BA, University of New Mexico, (2012)
Research Interests :
Nanotechnology for structural composites
Structural composites
Computational Mechanics

Amy Garner
MS, Civil Engineering (UNM), 2017
BS, Civil Engineering (UNM), 2012
Research Interests :
Nanotechnology
Structural composites
Experimental Mechanics

Nicole Trujillo
MS (Civil Engineering) – 2016
Current Affiliation: Structural Engineer, San Diego
BS, Civil Engineering (Penn. State University), 2012
Research Interests :
Structural Masonry
Compressed Earth Blocks
Experimental Mechanics

Justin Brantley
MS (Biomedical Engineering—Distinction) – 2014
Current Affiliation : PhD Student—University of Houston
BS, University of New Mexico, 2011
Research Interests :
Orthopaedic biomechanics
Finite element modeling


Michelle Begaye
MS (Civil Engineering)—2014
Current Affiliation : US Army Corps of Engineers
Research Interests :
Alternative cement technology
Nanotechnology for structural composites
Nanocharacterization of materials

Christina Salas
PhD (Biomedical Engineering—Distinction)—2014
MS (Mechanical Engineering—Distinction)—2008
Current Affiliation : Assistant Professor
Department of Orthopaedics
University of New Mexico Health Science Center
Research Interests :
Orthopaedic biomechanics
Finite element modeling
Nanocharacterization of osteoporotic bones

Andrew S. Griffin
MS (Civil Engineering)—2013
Current Affiliation : QPECE ngineering Corporation, Albuquerque, NM
Research Interests :
Nanotechnology for structural composites
Oil well cement technology
Concrete research
Structural mechanics


Sherif M. Daghash
MS (Civil Engineering—Distinction)—2013
Current Affiliation : PhD Student, University of Virginia
Research Interests :
Structural Engineering
Nanotechnology for structural composites
Polymer concrete
Structural composites
Structural mechanics

Mohammad Jalalpour
PhD (Civil Engineering—Distinction)—2012
Current Affiliation : The Structural Engineering Group, MD
Research Interests :
Structural health monitoring
Finite element modeling
Structural Mechanics

Tai Fan
PhD (Civil Engineering)—2012
Current Affiliation : Consulting
Research Interests :
Microstructural homogenization
Finite element modeling
Composite Structures
Structural Mechanics


Michael Sheyka
PhD (Mechanical Engineering—Distinction)— 2011
MS (Civil Engineering—Distinction)—2009
BS (Mechanical Engineering)—2007
Current Affiliation : Ball Aerospace Inc., NM
Research Interests :
Microstructural homogenization
Finite element modeling
Multi-scale modeling
Structural health monitoring

Eslam Soliman
PhD (Civil Engineering—Distinction)—2011
Current Affiliation : Assistant Professor— Assuit University— Egypt
Research Interests :
Nanotechnology for structural composites
Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP) composites
Prestressed concrete bridges
Finite element modeling

Andrew Garner
MSC (Civil Engineering—Distinction)—2011
Current Affiliation : Sandia National Laboratories
Research Interests :
Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP) composites
Reinforced Concrete Structures
Structural Mechanics


Stephen Neidigk
MSC (Civil Engineering)—2013
Current Affiliation : Sandia National Laboratories
Research Interests :
Structural health monitoring
Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP) Composites
Structural Mechanics

Emmy Foley
MSC (Civil Engineering—Distinction)—2011
Current Affiliation : Palo Verde Power Plant
Research Interests :
Nanomaterials and Nanocharacterization
Cement and concrete research

Rick Grahn
MSC (Civil Engineering)—2011
Current Affiliation : Tower Engineering, NC
Research Interests :
Fracture Mechanics
Self-Consolidating Concrete
Finite element modeling


Jacob Hayes
MSC (Civil Engineering)—2011
Current Affiliation : AMEC
Research Interests :
Fracture Mechanics
Self-Consolidating Concrete
Concrete testing and durability

Ryan Schnalzer
PhD (Civil Engineering)—2011
Current Affiliation : ACTA Inc., CA
Research Interests :
Structural health monitoring
Structural Mechanics
Finite element modeling

Mohammad Azarbayejani
PhD (Civil Engineering—Distinction)—2009
Current Affiliation : Assistant Professor – University of Texas Pan American
Research Interests :
Structural health monitoring
Structural Mechanics


Jung Joong Kim
PhD (Civil Engineering—Distinction)—2009
Current Affiliation : Assistant Professor— Kyungnam University— South Korea
Research Interests :
Nanomaterials and Nanocharacterization
Finite element modeling
Possibility Theory
Uncertainty quantification

Roshan Rammohan
PhD (Computer Science )—2009
Current Affiliation : Amazon Inc.
Research Interests :
Probabilistic graphical models
Fault detection, Diagnosis and Prognosis
Machine learning
Optimization theory

Aaron Reinhardt
MSC (Civil Engineering—Distinction)—2009
Current Affiliation : University of North Carolina Chapel, Law School
Research Interests :
Self Consolidated Concrete
Structural composites
Nanocharaterization of cement materials
Nanotechnology


Bernardo Gonzalo Farfan
MSc (Electrical Engineering–Distinction) —2008
Current Affiliation : CryoRay Coolers.
Research Interests :
Photonic Crystals
Electromagnetic Modeling and Simulation
Optimization and Control Systems

Molly C. McCuskey
MSc (Civil Engineering –Distinction) —2007
Current Affiliation : Sandia National Laboratories
Research Interests :
Structural Health Monitoring
Artificial intelligence methods
Structural Mechanics

Pania Meshgin
MSc (Civil Engineering) —2006
Current Affiliation : Sandia National Laboratories
Research Interests :
Creep of viscoelastic materials
Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP)
Structural Mechanics


Erdogan Altunok
MSc (Electrical and Computer Engineering) —2006
Current Affiliation : N/A
Research Interests :
Structural Health Monitoring
Optimization and Control Systems

Scott Horton
MSc (Civil Engineering) —2006
Current Affiliation : CH2M Hill
Research Interests :
Structural Health Monitoring
Artificial Intelligence