People

Principal Investigator

Randy H. Ewoldt

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Email ewoldt@nospam66955ce806e50.illinois.edu
Title Alexander Rankin Professor; Kritzer Faculty Scholar
Department Mechanical Science and Engineering
Office 4418 MEL // 3357 Beckman

Postdocs

Nabil Ramlawi

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Email ramlawi2@nospam66955ce8086c7.illinois.edu
Title Postdoc
Department Mechanical Engineering
Office 4426 MEL

Chai Saengow

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Email saengow@nospam66955ce8093b6.illinois.edu
Title Postdoc
Department Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
Office 5217 Beckman Institute

Graduate Students

Shatakshi Gupta

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Email sg57@nospam66955ce80afaa.illinois.edu
Title Ph.D. Student
Department Mechanical Science and Engineering
Office 4426 MEL

Tanver Hossain

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Email mth13@nospam66955ce80bd7f.illinois.edu
Title Ph.D. Student
Department Mechanical Engineering
Office 4426 MEL

Thomas Livesay

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Email livesay5@nospam66955ce80cabd.illinois.edu
Title Ph.D. Student
Department Mechanical Science and Engineering
Office 4426 MEL

Maxwell Marsh

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Email mmarsh31@nospam66955ce80d74e.illinois.edu
Title Ph.D. Student
Department Mechanical Engineering
Office 4429 MEL

Atharva Modi

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Email asm18@nospam66955ce80e494.illinois.edu
Title Ph.D. student
Department Mechanical Science and Engineering
Office 4426 MEL

Ramdas Tiwari

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Email ramdast2@nospam66955ce80f112.illinois.edu
Title Ph.D. Student
Department Mechanical Engineering
Office 4429 MEL

Undergraduate Students

Kevin Chen

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Email kevin17@nospam66955ce810c12.illinois.edu
Title Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department Engineering Mechanics

Mihika Dutt

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Ani Jha

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Email akjha2@nospam66955ce8121e6.illinois.edu
Title Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering

Pallab Layak

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Email playak2@nospam66955ce812e53.illinois.edu
Title Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering

Alumni: Postdocs

Rubens Rosario Fernandes

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Email rrf@nospam66955ce814b7f.illinois.edu
Title Postdoc
Department Mechanical Engineering

Luca Martinetti

Title Postdoc 2016–2019
Department Graduate School: University of Minnesota – Twin Cities

Alumni: Doctoral Students

N. Ashwin Bharadwaj

Department Mechanical Engineering

Brendan C. Blackwell

Department Mechanical Engineering

Gaurav Chaudhary

Department Mechanical Engineering

Rebecca E. Corman

Department Mechanical Engineering

Jeremy Koch

Department Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM)

Mansi Kumar

Department Materials Science and Engineering

Yong Hoon Lee

Department Mechanical Engineering

Arif Z. Nelson

Jonathon Schuh

Samya Sen

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Title Ph.D. 2022 : Meaningful descriptions of thixotropy and extensibility for yield-stress fluid drop impact on thin films
Department Mechanical Engineering

Piyush Singh

Yilin Wang

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Email yilin7@nospam66955ce81b3aa.illinois.edu
Title Ph.D. 2023: Rheology, conductivity, and structure of complex fluids in flow batteries
Department Mechanical Science and Engineering

Alumni: Masters Students

Liang, Jiahui (Carrie)

Department Mechanical Engineering

Olivia Carey-De La Torre

Department Mechanical Engineering

Carolyn Darling

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Email cndarli2@nospam66955ce81d151.illinois.edu
Title M.S. 2020
Department Mechanical Engineering
Office 4426 MEL

Michael T. Johnston

Department Mechanical Engineering

Jaekwang Kim

Email jk12@nospam66955ce81d4e2.illinois.edu
Title M.S. 2018
Department Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM)

Anthony S. Margotta

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Email margott2@nospam66955ce81e2ef.illinois.edu
Department Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (TAM)
Office 4426 MEL

Carson Osmond

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Email cosmond2@nospam66955ce81f01c.illinois.edu
Title M.S. Student
Department Mechanical Science and Engineering
Office 4426 MEL

Alumni: Visiting Researchers

Muhammed Abdulrazaq

Email maa16@nospam66955ce81fd81.illinois.edu
Title M.S. student, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden
Office Spring 2020

Leonardo Martin-Alarcon

Title Ph.D. student, University of Calgary, Canada
Office Fall 2017

Irene Natalia

Title Ph.D. student, KU Leuven, Belgium
Office Summer 2016

Bright Warrayut

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Email warrayut@nospam66955ce820d1d.illinois.edu
Title Ph.D. student
Department Materials Science
Office Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

Alumni: Undergraduate Students

Tristan Antonsen

Nathan Bristow

Department graduate school: Notre Dame

Lianghao Cao

Department Graduate school: University of Texas - Austin

Marc Deetjen

Department graduate school: Stanford

Michelle Diaz

Nikita Dutta

Title from Yale
Department graduate school: Princeton

Joseph Gaudio

Department graduate school: MIT

Jill Godman

Riya Gyanmote

Sean Hidaka

Department graduate school: Cornell

Elisabeth Lang

Jason Lee

Danrong (Alison) Li

Chendi Lin

Jennifer Lin

Samantha Lund

Weija (Gary) Luo

Feargus MacFhionnlaoich

Title from USC

Anthony Margotta

Department Graduate school: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Blake Martin

Haley V. Middendorf

Department Mechanical Engineering

Anthony G. Morales

Athrey Nadhan

Natsuki Okuda

Department graduate school: University of California, Berkeley

Ankit Patel

Madeline Popelka

Title from Yale

Tiffany Price

Scott Rogman

Mrunal Sarvaiya

Gonzalo A. Gutierrez Schoenmakers

Arjun Shah

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Email arjunrs3@nospam66955ce825a75.illinois.edu
Title Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department Mechanical Engineering

Kerwin Shi

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Email kmshi2@nospam66955ce826758.illinois.edu
Title Undergraduate Research Assistant
Department Mechanical Engineering

Yaashnaa Singhal

Department Department of Physics

Yushi (April) Wang

Alex Wu

Department Graduate school: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Michael Ye

Qinwei (Laura) Zhang