Group Alumni - Graduate Students

Dr. Anahita Afshin Navid
University of Southern California, 2011
"A comparative study of plasma conditions, microstructure and residual stress in sputtered thin films"
Now at Philips Lumileds, San Jose

Dr. V. Tim Nayar
University of Southern California, 2012
"Viscoelastic characterization of soft biological materials"
Now at Medtronic

Dr. I-Chung Cheng
University of Southern California, 2013
"Synthesis, characterization, and mechanical properties of nanoporous foams"
Now at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company

Dr. Tim A. Furnish
University of Southern California, 2014
"Synthesis and mechanical behavior of highly nanotwinned metals"
Now at Sandia National Laboratories

Dr. Yifu Zhao
University of Southern California, 2014
"The Role of Nanotwins and Grain Boundary Plane in the Thermal, Corrosion, and Sensitization Behavior of Nanometals"

Dr. Mikhail Polyakov
University of Southern California, 2015
"Structure and Behavior of Nano Metallic Multilayers under Thermal and Mechanical Loading"
Now at Empa Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology

Dr. Leonardo Velasco-Estrada
University of Southern California, 2016
"A Comprehensive Study of Twinning Phenomena in Low and High Stacking Fault Energy Metals"
Now at KIT Institute of Nanotechnology

Dr. Nathan Heckman
University of Southern California, 2017
"Mechanical Behavior and Deformation of Highly Nanotwinned Metallic Alloys"
Now at Sandia National Laboratories

Dr. Theresa Juarez
University of Southern California, 2017
"Development and Mechanical Characterization of Hierarchical Cellular Structures"
Now at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Group Alumni - Visiting Scientists

• Dr. Oliver Franke
• Dr. Edgar O. Garcia Sanchez

Group Alumni - Post Doctorates

• Dr. Koteswararao Rajulapati
• Dr. Zhichao Duan
• Dr. I-Chung Cheng
• Dr. Jianfeng Yan

Group Alumni - Undergraduate Students

• Monique Warren
• Carlos Portela
• Reed Doucette
• Mariela Betancur
• Ilya Golosker
• Derrick C. Ike
• Motunrayo Onafalujo
• Steven Lin
• Tim Furnish
• Cody Nelson
• Georg Ristock
• Jason Zide
• Andrew Lindo