Prof. David Dunand
    Research: Experimental and theoretical studies of the mechanical properties of metallic alloys, composites and foams, and connection of these properties to microstructure and processing.
    Phone: 847.491.5370
    Email: dunand@northwestern.edu

Post-Doctoral Researchers

Dr. Hyeji Im
    Research:
    Phone:
    Email: hyeji.im@northwestern.edu
Dr. Ming Chen
    Phone:872.806.8121
    Email: ming.chen@northwestern.edu
Dr. Jie Qi
    Phone:
    Email:jie.qi@northwestern.edu

Graduate Students

Tiffany Wu
    Ph.D. Student
    (co-advised with Dr. Alex Plotkowski and Dr. Ryan Dehoff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
    Phone:
    Email: TiffanyWu2024@u.northwestern.edu
Dingchang Zhang
    Ph.D. Student
    Phone:
    Email: dingchangzhang2020@u.northwestern.edu
Clement Ekaputra
    Ph.D. Student
    (co-advised with Dr. Jon-Erik Mogonye, Army Research Laboratory)
    Phone: 847-467-5416
    Email: clementekaputra2025@u.northwestern.edu
Samuel Pennell
    Ph.D. Student
    Phone:
    Email: samuelpennell2024@u.northwestern.edu
John Misiaszek
    Ph.D. Student
    Phone:
    Email: Johnmisiaszek2026@u.northwestern.edu
Alex Pröschel
    Ph.D. Student
    Phone: 847-467-5416
    Email: aproschel@u.northwestern.edu
Ya-Chu Hsu
    Ph.D. Student
    Phone:
    Email: ya-chuhsu2026@u.northwestern.edu
Ismael E. Coello
    Ph.D. Student
    Phone:
    Email: ismaelcoelloramirez2025@u.northwestern.edu
Maryam Al-buainain
    Ph.D. Student
    Phone:
    Email:maryam.albuainain@northwestern.edu
Samantha Maness
    Ph.D. Student
    Phone:
    Email:samanthamaness2027@u.northwestern.edu
Logan White
    Ph.D. Student
    Phone:
    Email:Loganwhite2027@u.northwestern.edu

Visiting Students

Undergraduate students

Erin Bryan (BS Spring 2024)
    working with John on porous titanium
Ekin Senvardarli (BS Spring 2024)
    working with Clement on high-temperature aluminum alloys
Ryan Asali (BS Spring 2024)
    working with Ming on ink printing
Davin Yoo (BS Spring 2024)
    working with Brandon on superalloys
Isaac Brown (BS Spring 2025)
Timo Simonin (BS Spring 2026)
    working with Ya-Chu on green steel