Undergraduate Research

Name Year Dept. Project Title Grad School Current Position
(if known)
Alicia Cintora 2011- MatSE      
Ryan Van Echo 2010-2011 AE A new laser induced patterning method    
Kyle Lamson 2010-2011 MatSE Crazing in Mechanochemically Active Polymers    
Elizabeth Buzzard 2010 MatSE Mechanical Testing of Self-Sealing Fiber-Reinforced Composites    
Ashley Ford 2009 ME Fracture Behavior of Microvascular Networks    
DJ Fairfield 2009-11 MatSE Characterization of Microvascular Networks Northwestern  
Amy Karony 2009-10 ME Fracture Behavior of Microvascular Networks    
Marta Baginska 2008-09 AE Interfacial Self Healing University of Illinois  
Jillian Franke 2007-09 MatSE Mechanochemically Active Polymers    
Eleanor Good 2007-08 MechSE Characterization of Healed Damage in Composites    
Alicia Tosdal
(Georgia Tech)
2007 REU Active patterning of nanocapsules    
Angelica Vargas 2007 Chem/REU Mediated patterning for dynamic thin film adhesion measurements Medical School  
Brett Biermann 2006-07 MatSE Fabrications of Self-Healing Bladders for Space Habitats University of Illinois  
Michael Zeunert 2006 TAM Torsion Fatigue of Self-Healing Elastomers    
Chuma Nweke
(Georgia Tech)
2006 Nano CEMMS/REU Nanostructured Materials for Self-Healing    
Jessica Berry
(Univ. of Alabama)
2005 Nano CEMMS/REU Nanostructured Materials for Self-Healing Georgia Tech  
Stephanie Fabre 2005 MatSE Self-Healing Polymers for Crew Habitats    
Joel Krehbiel
(Bethel College, N. Newton, KS)
2005 TAM/    REU Digital Image Correlation Methods for Biological Materials University of Illinois  
Adam Cobb 2005-06 TAM Reliability of Microvascular Composites SIU Medical School  
Joseph Lai
(Univ. of Michigan)
2004 TAM/ REU Self-Healing Polymers    
Alyssa Rzeszutko 2001-02
2002-04
AE Self-Healing Dielectric MaterialsMechanical properties of Self-Healing Epoxy University of Washington Boeing Engineer
Brian Leung 20001   Self-Healing Polymers Stanford Univ.  
Steven Grunschel 1999-01 TAM Crack-Sphere Interactions in Self-Healing Composites Brown Univ.  
Tom Berfield 1998-01 TAM Fabrication of Model Composites for Fiber/Matrix Interface Studies Univ. of Illinois  
Jason Pelch 1997-98 TAM Improved Preparation of Gratings for Moiré Interferometry Univ. of Massachusetts  
Eric Brown 1997 MIE Thermomechanical Characterization of Woven Glass Epoxy Substrates for Multilayer Circuit Board Applications Univ. of Illinois Researcher, Los Alamos National Lab
Sonya Favila 1996-97 MIE Characterization of Glass Sphere Reinforced Polyester for Self-Repair    
Adam Benzuly 1996-97 MatSE Microstructural Analysis of Woven Glass Epoxy Substrates for Multilayer Circuit Board Applications    
Jennifer Myers (Hommema) 1996-97 TAM Design of a Bridge Repair Method Using Composite Materials Univ. of IllinoisNSF Fellowship Exxon Mobil
Amanda Davis 1995-97 TAM Observation of Shape Memory Alloy Transformation Using Moiré Interferometry Univ. of Illinois Orbital Science Corporation
Jennifer Woertz 1995-96 CEE Characterization of Corn Starch Reinforced Polyester Composites Univ. of Texas, Austin, NSF Fellowship Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering, University of Notre Dame
Martha Grover (Gallivan) 1994 MIE Fabrication of Corn-Starch Reinforced Polyester Composites Cal TechNSF Fellowship Assistant Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Tech
Tom Keane 1993-94 TAM Tailoring the Interphase in Polymer Matrix Composites Renssalear Polytechnic Inst.  
Steve McFarlin 1993-94 TAM Mechanical Response of Shape Memory Wire Reinforced Beams    
Michell Kneer 1994-94 TAM Design of Shape Memory Alloy Composites Univ. of Michigan  
Thomas Gitzinger 1993-94 TAM Warpage and Residual Stress in Circuit Boards Renssalear Polytechnic Inst.  
Kathleen Durkin 1991-94 TAM Mechanical Behavior of Piezoelectric Ceramic Composites Northwestern U. NSF Fellowship  
Wyatt Warthen 1992-93 TAM Passive Self-repair in Polymer Composites    
David Matan 1992-93 TAM Impact Response of Polymers and Polymer Composites    
Jeffrey Tullis 1991-92 TAM Influence of Processing Conditions on Fiber-Matrix Adhesion    
Jim Ockers 1991-92 TAM Design and Fabrication of a Composite Spoked Wheel Univ. of Illinois  
Logan Greening 1991-92 TAM Macromodel of Thermally Induced Stresses in the Interphase