STUDENTS RESEARCH DIRECTED 





 Graduate Students Directed

1.      Joe Johnston, Ph.D in MicroEP, Jan. 2008-

2.      Shanique Murray, Nanocement, MSCE, Jan. 2008-

3.      Vikram Jayaraman, Nano-cement, MSCE, Aug. 2006-

4.      Suranjan Sarkar, Spray cooling-MD for Thermal Properties, Ph.D, May 2005-Aug. 2008

5.      Mita Sarkar, Spray Cooling Modeling, Ph.D., Jan. 2005-

6.      Matt Hamilton, Computational study on micro-macro-gravity effects on spray cooling heat transfer, MS in Micro. EP, Jan. 2006-Aug. 2007

7.      Joe Johnston, Multi-phase numerical simulation of heat transfer during spray cooling with phase change at the micro-scale, MS in Micro EP, Jan. 2006-Aug. 2007

8.      Sandya Bhaskara, Computer modeling of spray cooling to achieve high heat removal, MSCE, Dec. 2005

9.      Nahid Sultana, FEM modeling of strained quantum wells for the design of a far infrared photdetector, (Co-advisor), MSEE, Dec. 2004

10.  Paul Millett, Multiscale modeling of nanostructures, Ph.D., Aug. 2006

11.  Paul Millett, Computer modeling of the tornado-structure interaction, MSCE, Aug. 2003

12.  Steve Brannan, Methods to improve roof joist design, MSCE, May 2003

13.  Y. Jung, Computer modeling of heat transfer for a MEMS based on micro-jet array air impinging cooling device, Ph.D, Dec. 2003

14.  W. Gazel, Validation of aeroelastic finite element program for two-dimensional flow past suspended bridges using moving grids, (Co-advisor) MSCE, May 2004.

15.  M. Jones, Visulization in civil engineering, MSCE, Sp. 2001

16.  K. Reynolds, HTS filter modeling, MSCE, Sp. 2001

17.  S. Govindaswamy, Computer modeling of bridge flow, MSCE, Sp. 2001

18.  D. Benton, Panel flutter modeling, MSCE, Sp. 2001

19.  Y. Peng, Nonlinear thermal stress analysis of the electronic packages, Ph.D, May 2001

20.  Y. Jung, Geometric nonlinear finite element analysis,  MSCE, Fall 2000

21.  S. Prescott, Aeroelastic analysis of rectangular cylinder with moving grids, MSCE, Sum. 2000

22.  J. Khater, Computer modeling of flow and heat transfer in a MEMS structure, MSCE,Sum. 2000

23.  S. Vimalendran, Nonlinear dynamic analysis of pavements, Ph.D. dissertation, Dec. 1999

24.  Y. Peng, Computer modelling of roof corner Vortex, MS thesis, Aug. 1999

25.  M. Ramm, Incomplete Choleskey Decomposition, MSE, Report, May 1998

26.  Mike Tarini: Computer Modelling of Wind Flow Around a 3D Circular Cylinder and a Bridge Using LES and FEM, M.S. thesis, Completed by Aug. 1997.

27.  Anousone Arounpradith: Recent Developments of the Flexible Pavement Analysis Program ARKPAV, M.S. thesis, Completed by November 1995.

28.  Phani B. Konduru: Computational and Experimental Roof Corner Pressures on the Texas Tech Building, M.S. thesis, Completed by May 1993.

29.  Robert L. Jarnigan: Control-Volume Procedure for Non-orthogonal Grid Systems, M.S. report, May 1992.

30.  Kandasamydurai Raj: Nonlinear Finite Element analysis of Pavements, M.S. Thesis, August 1991.

31.  Joseph W. Smith: Predicting Wind Flow Over Hills Using the k‑e Model, M.S. Thesis, 1990

32.  Sik H. Wong: Numerical Modeling of Wind Flow Over Two Dimensional Hills Using a Boundary‑Fitted Coordinate System, M.S. Thesis, August 1988.

Post- Doc & Visiting Faculty Directed

Dr. Sanjay Patro, Feb. 2006-Jan. 2008, currently working with CPP- Wind engineering firm, Fort Collins, CO

Dr. Z. Qu (China), from Feb. 1999-March 2003, Currently working with Michelin Americas Research & Development Corporation, 515 Michelin Rd, Greenville, SC 29605

Dr. Q. Zheng (China), April 2000-Dec. 2002, Professor, China

Dr. U. Roy (Bangladesh), Sep. 2001-Dec. 2002, Working with Truswal, Dallas, TX

 Visiting Faculty: Dr. Manoranjan Barik, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India-769 008, Sep. 18 to Oct. 2nd, 2006

Visiting faculty, Dr. D. Sarode, Reader in Civil Engineering, University Institute of Chemical Technology, Matunga, Mumbai-19, India, May to Aug. 2007

 Undergraduate Research Directed

Shanique Murray, Validation of adaptive aeroelastic finite element program for two dimensional flow past a suspension bridge girder section using unstructured grids,  Honors Thesis, Jan. 2006-Dec. 2007

John Riorden, Computer modeling of tornado forces, Civil Engineering, University of Arkansas, Aug. 2004- May 2005

Chris Vaught, Computer modeling of crack tip oxidation in nickel base alloys, Honors Thesis, Civil Engineering, University of Arkansas, May 2005

John Brothers,  Computer modeling quantum electronics, Freshman Honor Student, Electrical engineering student, University of Arkansas, Aug. 2003- Aug. 2004

Jonathan Mau, Finite Difference Method with Message Passing Programming, Microelectronics-Photonics Graduate Program, Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU), Summer 2003

Derrick Barbee, Comparing Computer Models of Micro-jet Array at the University of Arkansas, Oregon State University and Purdue University, Microelectronics-Photonics Graduate Program, Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) , Summer 2001

High School Student Research Directed

 Mr. Caleb Eggensperger, Modeling spray Cooling: Analysis of the effects of different variables on the effectiveness of spray cooling, Supported through Summer Engineering And Science Research Experience, University of Arkansas, June to July, 2006


 

 

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