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Marcelo Dapino

Professor and Honda R&D Americas Designated Chair in Engineering
Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Director, NSF IUCRC Smart Vehicle Concepts Center (SVC)
Director, Smart Materials and Structures Lab
The Ohio State University
E-mail: dapino.1@osu.edu
Phone: (614) 688-3689
Website: http://mae.osu.edu/people/dapino.1
Lab website: http://www.mecheng.osu.edu/smsl/

Expertise:

  • Disciplines: mechanics of materials; dynamics; mechanical design
  • Focus areas: smart materials and structures; mechatronics; additive manufacturing; high-power ultrasonics; experimental methods; constitutive modeling; applied magnetism
  • Application fields: adaptive vehicle components and systems; manufacturing and joining processes for lightweight vehicle structures; system dynamics and control applied to vehicle design

 

Ryan Harne

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Director, Laboratory of Sound and Vibration Research
The Ohio State University
Email:  harne.3@osu.edu
Phone: (614) 292-2767
Website: https://mae.osu.edu/people/harne.3
Lab Website: https://lsvr.osu.edu/

Expertise:

  • Integrating analytical and experimental investigations in mechanics, dynamics, vibrations, acoustics, and waves to discern underlying principles and derive practical insights
  • Leveraging multiple physical domains (e.g., electro-/magnetoelasticity of smart materials) to create structural/material systems that are adaptive, multifunctional, and robust
  • Applying these principles on linear and nonlinear systems for:
    • Vibration/noise damping, isolation, and control
    • Energy harvesting and guided energy transfer
    • Structural/material properties change and shape morphing
    • Sensing methodologies and sensor development

 

Leon Headings

Senior Research Associate, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The Ohio State University
E-mail: headings.4@osu.edu

Expertise: 

  • Energy Systems
  • Mechatronic Systems
  • Intelligent Control
  • Smart Materials

 

Scott Noll

Research Scientist, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
The Ohio State University
Email: noll.34@osu.edu

Expertise:

  • Structural dynamics
  • Jointed assemblies
  • Design
  • Inverse methods

 

Rajendra Singh

Rajendra Singh

Academy (Emeritus) Professor, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Director, Acoustics and Dynamics Laboratory
The Ohio State University
E-Mail: singh.3@osu.edu
Phone:( 614) 292-9044
Website: http://mae.osu.edu/people/singh.3
Lab website: https://adl.osu.edu/

Expertise:

  • Noise and vibration control
  • Geared systems
  • Nonlinear dynamics
  • Digital signal processing

 

Soheil Soghrati

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
and Dept. of Materials Science Engineering (joint appointment)
Director, Automated Computational Mechanics Laboratory
The Ohio State University
E-mail: soghrati.1@osu.edu
Phone: (614) 292-2768
Website: http://mae.osu.edu/people/soghrati.1
Lab Website: http://acml.engineering.osu.edu/

Expertise: 

  • Computational solid mechanics with especial focus on advanced finite element and meshfree methods for the treatment of problems with complex and/or evolving morphologies
  • Simulating localized corrosion and corrosion assisted damage processes
  • Digital manufacturing
  • Multiscale modeling of structural adhesive joints
  • Computational biomechanics
  • Computational design of nano-bio-devices

 

Vishnu Babu Sundaresan

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Director, Integrated Material Systems Laboratory
The Ohio State University
E-mail: sundaresan.19@osu.edu
Phone: (614) 247-6367
Website:  http://mae.osu.edu/people/sundaresan.19
Lab Website: http://integratedsystemslab.org/

Expertise:  

  • Smart material systems (minimally invasive surgical tools, synthetic jet actuators, mechanoluminescent composite structures, self-healing thermoplastic ionomers)
  • Ionic smart materials (biomolecular materials, conducting polymers, mechanoelectrochemistry of battery electrodes and actuators, scanning electrochemical microscopy)
  • Sustainable conversion of greenhouse gases using biomolecular materials