Alumni Categories

Senior Design Students Summer Research Interns
Undergraduate Research Assistants Doctoral Candidates
MS Advisees

Post-Doctoral Researchers


Senior Design Students

Name Year Project Sponsor Current Position
Andrew Chan 2009 Elemental Additions to Fe Powder for Magnetic Property Enhancements Hoeganaes Metallurgist, Metlab Potero
Paul Fallis 2009 Additive Powder Steels: Role of Ni in Diffusion Hoeganaes Metallurgist, Corrpro
Caroline McCormick 2010

Role of Cu Additions in Martensitic Steel Carpenter Tech. Metallurgist, Timken
Matthew Hartshorne 2010 Role of Cu Additions in Martensitic Steel Carpenter Tech. AFOSR SMART fellow (PhD Student), Drexel
Daniel Scotto D’Antuono 2010 Grain Boundary Engineering for RIS-Resistant 304 Steel NRC PhD Student, Drexel
Grady Bentzel 2011 Orientation-Dependent Corrosion in 2xxx Series Alloys Alcoa PhD Student, Drexel
Edward Anderson 2011 Corrosion of 5xxx Marine Alloys N/A Boeing
Joseph Hsieh 2012 Thermomechanical Processing of AA5083 for Corrosion Resistance NSWC Missionary
Jonathan Andrus 2013 Mechanical Behavior of Thermomechanically Processed AA5083 ONR Research Scientist, Carpenter Tech.
Alicia Kriete 2013 Ni in Diffusion in Three Powder Alloys Hoeganaes PhD Student, Drexel University
Abe Crook 2014 Nanograined FCC and BCC Metals by Severe Plastic Deformation Carpenter Research Staff, Boeing Helicopters
Trace Silfies 2014 Nanograined FCC and BCC Metals by Severe Plastic Deformation Carpenter Materials Engineer, Equity Engineering
Jason Kusher 2014 Nanograined FCC and BCC Metals by Severe Plastic Deformation Carpenter Corporate Metallurgist, Braddock Metallurgical
Devon Beckett 2014 Direct Metal Laser Sintering of Alloys SpaceX Engineer, US Navy (Marine Core Air Station, Cherry Point, NC)
Carly Hendricks 2014 Direct Metal Laser Sintering of Alloys SpaceX SpaceX
Jonathan Kaufmann 2014 Direct Metal Laser Sintering of Alloys SpaceX Applications Scientist, GeoTechnologies at Croda
Brian Sparber 2014 Effect of Free Volume on Secondary Phase Segregation in Al ONR Boeing Helicopters

 


Summer Research Interns

Year Name Primary Affiliation Funding Source/Program
2008 Rane Nolan M.I.T. REU-Sensors
2009 Michael Grimes Lehigh REU-Sensors
2012 Maza Brady Santa Clara REU-Sensors
2013 Daniel Foley Maryland DOE-Taheri’s funding
2013 Kate Dillione Brown NRC-Taheri’s funding (as WINS Fellow)
2013 Joseph Ludy Rutgers DOE-Taheri’s funding
2013 Adam Falcone Drexel STAR Program-Drexel
2014 Dan Foley Maryland Funded by ONR Grant
2015 Andrew Brenner Johns Hopkins Funded by DOE Grant
2015 Mitchell Paolello Drexel STAR Program-Drexel
2015 Grayson Deysher Drexel STAR Program-Drexel
2015 Connor Gill Drexel STAR Program-Drexel
2015 Katrina Johnston Drexel Funded by NSF Grant
2015 Matthew D’Angeli Drexel STAR Program-Drexel

 


Undergraduate Research Assistants

Year Name Primary Affiliation Funding Source/Program Current Role
2009-2010 Matthew Hartshorne Drexel-MSE Steinbright-Drexel/Research Co-op Intern DoD SMART Scholar (AFOSR) /PhD Student, Drexel University
2009-2012 Asher Leff Drexel-MSE DOE/Research Co-Op Intern PhD Student, Drexel University
2009-2010 Liz Toby Drexel-MSE None/Research Intern Hoeganaes Corp.
2010-2011 Brian Sparber Drexel-MSE Hoeganaes/Research Intern Boeing Corporation
2010-2015 Emily Holcombe Drexel-MSE NRC (WINS Fellow)/Research Intern N/A
2010-2013 Eric Angell Drexel-MSE None/Research Intern DOW Chemical
2010-2011 David Tryon Drexel-MSE None/Research Intern N/A
2013-2014 Bryton Farber Drexel-MSE None/Research Intern MS Student, Drexel University
2012-2015 Austin Nye Drexel-MEM None/Research Intern MS Student, Drexel University
2013-2014 Evan Kahl Drexel-MEM None/Research Intern MS Student, Drexel University
2013-2014 Yan-Chun Liu Drexel-MSE Hoeganaes/Research Co-Op Intern Undergraduate, Drexel University
2015 Matthew D’Angeli Drexel-MSE Work Study Undergraduate, Drexel University

 


Doctoral Candidates

Name Degree/Undergrad Institution Years Current Role
Christopher Winkler BS/Rice University 2008-2014 Senior Research Associate, Virginia Tech
Steven Spurgeon BS/Carnegie Mellon University 2009-2014 Postdoctoral Fellow at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Gregory Vetterick BS-MS/Iowa State University 2010-2014 Research Scientist, Terrapower LLC

 


Post-Doctoral Researchers

Name Graduate Institution Years Achievements Current Role
Jennifer Sloppy Penn State University 2010-2013 3 papers published, various conference presentations Staff Scientist, University of Delaware
Hessam Ghassemi Michigan Tech 2012-2014 1 paper published, 1 patent application, 3 papers in preparation, various conference presentations Application Scientist, Protochips, Inc.