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

Advanced Manufacturing Processes Laboratory

Alumni


Graduated Students

Demeng Che

Demeng Che

Engineer - Machine Structural Validation Earthmoving Division Caterpillar Inc.

Email: che_demeng@cat.com

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

Man Kwan (Trista) Ng

Man Kwan (Trista) Ng

PhD Student

Projects:
1. Micro-Rolling
2. Micro-texturing Rolling
3. Electricity-Assisted Micro-forming

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