Advanced Hierarchical Materials by Design Lab

Group Members

Group Leader

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Dr. Kasra Momeni

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Alabama

Kasra Momeni completed a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from KNT University in 2006, a M.S. in Mechanical Engineering at Sharif University of Technology in 2008, and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University in 2015. He was a postdoctoral fellow in the Materials Research Institute at Pennsylvania State University in 2016. Prior to joining the University of Alabama in 2020, he was an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at LA Tech.


Postdoc Research Associate

Dr. Mustafa Azeem

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Education: Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, China (2020)

MS in Material Physics , GC University Lahore (GCUL), Pakistan (2007)

Research Focus: Materials under extreme conditions, Atomic scale simulations

Graduate Research Assistants

Shidartha Paul (Ph.D. Candidate)

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Education: M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Louisiana Tech University (2020)

B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (2016)

Research Focus: 2D Materials, Materials under extreme conditions

Tanmay S. Akash (Ph.D. Student)

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Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology. (2019)

Research Focus: Materials under extreme conditions, 2D Materials

Muhammad Usman (Ph.D. Student)

Muhammad Usman

Education: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad. (2020)

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, International Islamic University, Islamabad. (2018)

Research Focus: Phase-Field Modeling, Computational Mechanics

Nurruzaman Sakib (Ph.D. Student)

Nurruzaman Sakib

Education: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, BUET (2018)

Research Focus: 2D Materials, Synthesis by Design


Undergraduate Reasearch Assistants

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