Northwestern University Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Advanced Manufacturing Processes Laboratory

Alumni


Graduated Students

Demeng Che

Demeng Che

PhD Student

Email: DemengChe2015@u.northwestern.edu

Research Interests:
Fundamental Study and Pragmatic Enhancement
of Rock Cutting/Drilling for Oil Exploration

Shawn Cheng

Dr. Shawn Cheng

CEO Shanghai Hoop Sports Media Co.

Tiffany Davis

Dr. Tiffany Davis

Process Engineer
Honeywell Aerospace

Muyang Deng

Muyang Deng

Master's Student

Email: MuyangDeng2014@u.northwestern.edu

Research Interests:
1. Incremental Forming
2. Laser Micro-machining

Gabriela Fratta

Gabriela Fratta

Master's Student

Email: GabrielaFratta2014@u.northwestern.edu

Research Interests:
Scale-up of manufacturing processes &
machine design

Ping Guo

Ping Guo

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Email:pguo@mae.cuhk.edu.hk
Phone: (852) 3943 9487

Peidong Han

Peidong Han

Xinwei Wang

Dr. Brad Kinsey

Professor
University of New Hampshire

Email: bkinsey@unh.edu
Phone: (603) 862-1811

Neil Krishnan

Dr. Neil Krishnan

Development Engineer
Oil and Gas Products
Diamond Innovations

Website: www.diamondinnovations.com
Email: neil.krishnan@diamondinnovations.com
Phone: (614)438-2256

Taekyung Lee

Taekyung Lee

Post-Doc

Projects:
1. Incremental Forming of Al Alloy
2. Additive Manufacturing of Ti Alloy

Tanvy Limaye

Tanvy Limaye

Master's Student

Email: TanvyLimaye2015@u.northwestern.edu

Research Interests:
1. Micro Forming
2. Kinematics and control of 5 axis CNC grinding
machine

Jintao Liu

Jintao Liu

Master's Student

Research Interests:
1.Laser Shock Peening
2.Biprism Texturing

James Magargee

James Magargee

Rajiv Malhotra

Dr. Rajiv Malhotra

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Oregon State University

Email: malhotra@onid.oregonstate.edu

Numpon Mahayotasanun

Dr. Numpon Mahayotsanun

Associate Director at Institute of Learning and Teaching Innovation, Lecturer, Khon Kaen University

Satya Mohanty

Satyabrata Mohanty

Master's Student

Projects:
1. Water Jet Guided Laser Material Processing
2. Water Jet Incremental Forming
3. Laser Material Processing

Xiongqi Peng

Dr. Xiongqi Peng

Professor
Shanghai JiaoTong University

Ishan Saxena

Ishan Saxena

PhD Student

Email: ishan.saxena@gmail.com

Projects:
1. Laser Induced Plasma Micromachining
2. Laser Micromachining/Texturing
3. Laser Shock Peening

Jake Smith

Jacob Smith

PhD Student

Email: jacobsmith2011@u.northwestern.edu

Projects:
1. Computational Modeling of Incremental Forming
Processes
2. Multiscale Modeling

Nang Song

Nang Song

Software Programmer
Bloomberg L.P.

Website: www.bloomberg.com
Email: nsong@bloomberg.com
Phone: (212) 617-3969

Lingxuan Su

Lingxuan Su

Master's Student

Email: LingxuanSu2014@u.northwestern.edu

Research Interests:
1. Metal Forming
2. Control in Manufacturing

Anthony Swanson

Anthony Swanson

PhD Student

Email: anthonyswanson2019@u.northwestern.edu

Research Interest:
1. Electrically-Assisted Forming

Thaweepat Buranathiti

Dr. Purit Thanakijkasem

(Thaweepat Buranathiti)
Associate Professor
King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand

Email: thaweepat.bur@kmutt.ac.th
Phone: 66-02-470-8659

Vikram Viswanathan

Vikram Viswanathan

Sr. Business Analysis
A.T. Kearney

Email: vikram.viswanathan@atkearney.com
Phone: (312) 223-7198

Xi Wang

Dr. Xi Wang

Sr. Software Engineer
Nicksun, Inc.

Email: xwa194@yahoo.com
Phone: (732) 821-9961 ext. 207

Xiaoli Wang

Xiaoli Wang

Post-Doc

Email:
xiaoliwang2014@u.northwestern.edu

Steven Wu

Steven Wu

Research Interests:
Water Jet Incremental Forming

Yingqi Xiong

Yingqi Xiong

Jiachen Xu

Jiachen Xu

Research Interests:
Incremental Forming

Rui Xu

Rui Xu

Hong Yao

Dr. Hong Yao

Sr. Research Engineer
Product Applications Research
Mittal Steel USA

Website: http://automotive.mittalsteel.com
Email: hong.yao@mittalsteel.com
Phone: (219) 399-2761

Ray Zhou

Dr. Rui (Ray) Zhou

Sr. Mechanical Engineer
JDSU

Pre-Doctoral & Post-Doctoral Fellows and Visiting Scholars 

Rong Cheng

Rong Cheng

Visiting Scholar

Research Interests:
1. Resistance welding- Assisted Micro-forming
2. Process Analysis and Variation Control in Micro-foming

Yu He

Yu He

Visiting PhD Student

Email: yu.he@northwestern.edu

Research Interests:
1. Vibration-assisted Cutting
2. Elliptical Vibration Texturing

Ying Huang

Dr. Ying Huang

Associate Professor
Wuhan University of Technology

Sung Cheul Lee

Sung Cheul Lee

Visiting Scholar, Post-Doc

Research Interests:
Analysis of Parallel/Serial Robotics

Wonoh Lee

Dr. Wonoh Lee

Lanyun Li

Lanyun Li

Visiting Scholar

Research Interests:
1. Analysis of Micro-forming
2. Finite Element Analysis and Modeling

Shunping Li

Dr. Shunping Li

Ford Motor Company

Email: sli20@ford.com

Zhengying Lin

Zhengying Lin

Visiting Scholar

Research Interests:
Micro-machining

Yun Ling

Yun Ling

Visiting Pre-doctoral Fellow

Research Interests:
1. Mechanical Design of Robotics
2. Dynamic Control of Manipulators

Hongsheng Lu

Dr. Hongsheng Lu

CEO & CTO
Heng Star Technology

Email: hongsheng@hengstar.com

Antonio J. Sánchez Egea

Antonio J. Sánchez Egea

Visiting PhD Student

Email: antonio.egea@northwestern.edu

Research Interests:
1. Electricity Assisted Forming Processes
2. Electricity Assisted Machining Processes

Yunfeng Peng

Yunfeng Peng

Visiting Scholar

Email: amoypyf@gmail.com

Research Interests:
Advanced Optics Manufacturing and Measurement

Hoichi Sasano

Hoichi Sasano

Visiting Scholar

Email: hoichi.sasano@northwestern.edu

Research Interest:
1. Mechanics of Welding and Machining

Kum Cheol Shin

Dr. Kum Cheol Shin

Postdoctoral Fellow
KAIST

Email: kcshin@imhp.kaist.ac.kr
Phone: 82-42-869-3290

Wei Wang

Wei Wang

Visiting Scholar

Research Interests:

1. Finite Element Analysis and Modeling
2. Composites Manufacturing

Xingsheng Wang

Xingsheng Wang

Visiting PhD Student

Project:
Laser Micro-Machining

Xinwei Wang

Xinwei Wang

Visiting Student

Research Interests:

1. Microstructure Characterization and Analysis
2. Electrically-assisted Micro-forming

Youqiang Xing

Youqiang Xing

Visiting PhD Student

Research Interests:
1. Laser textures
2. Cutting tools

Pu Xue

Dr. Pu Xue

Professor
Northwestern Polytechnical University
Shaanxi, China

Email: p.xue@nwpu.edu.cn
Phone: 86-13-67-918-1653

Mei Zhan

Mei Zhan

Visiting Scholar

Guanhui Zhang

Guanghui Zhang

Huan Zhang

Huan Zhang

Visiting PhD Student

Email: huan.zhang@northwestern.edu

Research Interests:
1. Incremental Forming
2. Finite Element Analysis and Modeling

Xuewei Zhang

Xuewei Zhang 

Visiting PhD Student

Email: xuewei.zhang@northwestern.edu

Research Interests:
Analysis of Micro-Milling

Wule Zhu

Wule Zhu

Visiting PhD Student

Email: wule.zhu@northwestern.edu

Research Interests:
1. Ultrasonic elliptical vibration cutting
    of hard-to-machine materials
2. Laser machining

Dr. Zhihong Liu

Dr. Choong Ho Lee