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Graduate Students

Steven Hansen

Steven HansenEducation/Experience: Research Associate, Daehn Research Group, The Ohio State University; B.S. in Chemistry, Mount Vernon Nazarene University, 2012; Science & Technology Intern, Owens Corning.

Expertise: Application of impact welding for dissimilar metals. Developing experience in metallography and SEM micrography.

Recent Grants and/or Publications:  “A New Method for Collision Welding” abstract submitted to Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum.

 


 

Brian Ufferman

Brian UffermanEducation/Experience: Research Associate, Daehn Research Group, The Ohio State University. B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Toledo, 2014; Techinical Co-op at OMNOVA Solutions, 2012-2014.

Expertise: Hybrid adhesive joining; Novel joining techniques for dissimilar metals.

 


 

Taeseon Lee

Taeson Lee

Education/Experience: Graduate Research Associate, Daehn Research Group, The Ohio State University. B.S. in Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Brigham Young University, 2015; Research Intern at SungKyunKwan University; Research Intern at Seoul National University;

Previous research experience in Friction Stir Welding and Friction Bit Joining; Formability research of Dual-phase 980 Steel

Expertise: Collision welding of dissimilar metals using laser impulse and vaporizing conductor; In-situ Electron Microscopy; Digital Image Correlation; CNC/manual machining

 


 

Angshuman Kapil

Education/Experience: Research Associate, Daehn Research Group, The Ohio State University; Master of Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad; B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Assam Engineering College, Guahati University


 

Bhuvi Nirudhoddi

Bhuvi Nirudhoddi

Education/Experience: Research Associate, Daehn Research Group, The Ohio State University. B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Purdue University , 2013; Project Engineer with GE Transportation, 2014-2015.

Expertise: High temperature metal welding and forming; Novel joi

ning techniques for dissimilar metals.

 


 

Yu Mao

Education:  4th Year Materials Science and Engineering Undergraduate student at The Ohio State University, Class of 2016

Experience: Undergraduate researcher for honors research program. Skills include MATLAB, SolidWorks, LabVIEW, PLC programming.

Future Plans: Pursue a graduate level education focusing at lighweight metal manufacturing and seek full-time job in the automotive industry.


 

Alex Koenig

Education: 4th Year Materials Science and Engineering BS/MS combined degree at The Ohio State University, Class of 2018

Fundamental Honors of Engineering 

Experience: Skills include C/C++, MATLAB, and G-Code programming, SolidWorks modeling, CNC machining, EDM machining, PDV systems, SEM and microscopy.  Research in formidability and powder compaction.

Future Plans: Finish Master's in Material Science & Engineering and pursue entrepreneural ventures.