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TEAM MERG Fall 2020 - COVID19 Edition


Principal Investigator

Calvin M. Stewart, PhD (Director)

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director of the Materials at Extremes Research Group
About the PI
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Doctoral Students

David Alexander IV (Doctoral Research Assistant)

DOE NNSA MSSIP: Partnership for Research and Education Consortium in Ceramics and Polymers (PRE-CCAP)
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Jaime Cano (Doctoral Research Assistant)

DOE NETL: A Guideline for the Assessment of Uniaxial Creep and Creep-Fatigue Data and Models
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Md Abir Hossain (Doctoral Research Assistant)

DOE NETL: A Guideline for the Assessment of Uniaxial Creep and Creep-Fatigue Data and Models
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Jacob Pellicotte (Doctoral Research Assistant)

DOE NETL: An Accelerated Creep Testing (ACT) Program for Advanced Creep Resistant Alloys for High Temperature Fossil Energy (FE) Applications
UTEP Doctoral Excellence Fellowship
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Masters Students

none.

Undergraduate Students

Antonio Arango (UG Research Assistant)

NRC Nuclear Engineer Workforce Program at UTEP
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Caitlin Benway (UG Research Assistant)

Fuel Cell Feasbility: Additively Manufactured Hardware
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Jacqueline Cottingham (UG Research Assistant)

NRC Nuclear Engineer Workforce Program at UTEP
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Stephanie Guerra Arias (UG Research Assistant)

DOE NNSA MSSIP: Partnership for Research and Education Consortium in Ceramics and Polymers (PRE-CCAP)
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Robert Lazarin (UG Research Assistant)

Fuel Cell Feasbility: Additively Manufactured Hardware
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Adan Mireles (UG Research Assistant)

NRC Nuclear Engineer Workforce Program at UTEP
Study of Heat Sensitivity of Different Materials Using Wilshire Equations
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Stephani Nevarez (UG Research Assistant)

DOE NNSA MSSIP: Partnership for Research and Education Consortium in Ceramics and Polymers (PRE-CCAP)
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Brianna Sanchez (UG Research Assistant)

NRC Nuclear Engineer Workforce Program at UTEP
Optimization of Alkali Silicate Glass Heat Treatment for the Improvement of Thermal Expansion and Flexural Strength
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Brenda Judith Sida (UG Research Assistant)

Femto-Second Laser Machining (FSLM) Development
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Alumni

Joselyn Cardenas, BSME (Boeing)

Graduated, May 2015
MERITUS: Stochastic Tensile Properties of Additive Manufactured Parts
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Carlos Catzin, MSME (Naval Sea Command)

Graduated, May 2016
MS Thesis: Manufacturing and Characterization of Energetic Materials
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Carlos Diaz

COURI : Modeling the Creep Deformation of an Aircraft Gas Turbine Blade
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Eduardo Garcia, MSME (Freeport McMoran)

Graduate, August 2017
1. Thin- Engineered Materials Subjected To Ultra-High-Cycle Fatigue
2. Thermomechanical Fatigue of Transportation Materials
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Jonathan G Gracida

DOE NNSA MSSIP: Partnership for Research and Education Consortium in Ceramics and Polymers (PRE-CCAP)
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Mohammad Shafinul Haque, PhDME (Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at Angelo State University)

Graduate, May 2018
DOE: A Guideline for the Assessment of Uniaxial Creep and Creep-Fatigue Data and Models
MS Thesis: An Improved Sin-Hyperbolic Constitutive Model for Creep Deformation and Damage
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Amanda Haynes

DOE: An Accelerated Creep Testing (ACT) Program for Advanced Creep Resistant Alloys for High Temperature Fossil Energy (FE) Applications
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Raquel Herrera

DOE NNSA MSSIP: Partnership for Research and Education Consortium in Ceramics and Polymers (PRE-CCAP)
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Robert Mach, MSME (GEM Fellow at Texas A&M)

Sandia: Novel Method to Characterize and Model the Multiaxial Constitutive and Damage Response of Energetic Materials
DOE NETL: An Accelerated Creep Testing (ACT) Program for Advanced Creep Resistant Alloys for High Temperature Fossil Energy (FE) Applications
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Chinedu William Oputa, BSME (El Paso Electric Company)

Graduate, May 2017
Thermomechanical Fatigue of Transportation Materials
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Jimmy J Perez, MSME (Lockheed Martin)

DOE: A Guideline for the Assessment of Uniaxial Creep and Creep-Fatigue Data and Models
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Md Fazle Rabbi, MSME (PhDME Student at ASU)

Graduate, May 2018
Novel Method to Characterize and Model the Multiaxial Constitutive and Damage Response of Energetic Materials
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Christopher Ramirez, MSME (Element)

Graduate, August 2017
A Guideline for the Assessment of Uniaxial Creep and Creep-Fatigue Data and Models
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Jesus Gerardo Reyes, MSME (Freeport McMoran)

Graduate, August 2016
Three Dimensional Digital Image Correlation of Additive Manufactured Materials
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Erick Salazar, BSME (Clark Constructions Group, LLC)

EELI Scholar
Creep Rupture of 304 Stainless Steel and Design of a Cryostat Fixture
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Luis A Varela, MSME (Intel Corporation)

Graduated, May 2015
MS Thesis: Development of a Novel Hybrid Unified Viscoplasticity Consitutive Model
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Ricardo Vega, MSME (General Motors)

DOE NETL: A Guideline for the Assessment of Uniaxial Creep and Creep-Fatigue Data and Models
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Dulce G Zamorano, BSME (MS in Biomedical Engineering at UTEP)

An Accelerated Creep Testing (ACT) Program for Advanced Creep Resistant Alloys for High Temperature Fossil Energy (FE) Applications
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