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Labortory Supervisor

Geoffry A. Taber


B.S. Ohio State University 2012, also attended Hiram College, Kent State University,Columbus State Community College, Columbus College of Art & Design, High School of Applied Arts for Glassmaking in Zelezny Brod (Czech Republic)


Johnson & Johnson, diagnostic medical imaging, ACME Art Co., executive director, Geoffrey Taber Glass, craftsman, Zoox Inc. Chief Technical Officer


Control systems, automation, process equipment, instrumentation

Selected Publications: 

Taber, Geoffrey A., et al. "Openable electromagnetic actuator as a non-contact, agile tool for crimping operations." Manufacturing Letters 5 (2015): 21-24.

Johnson, Jason R., et al. "Coupling experiment and simulation in electromagnetic forming using photon doppler velocimetry." steel research international 80.5 (2009): 359-365.

Vivek, A., et al. "Electrically driven plasma via vaporization of metallic conductors: A tool for impulse metal working." Journal of Materials Processing Technology 213.8 (2013): 1311-1326.


A technique for decorative metalloid crystal casting and anodization


Research Scientist

Anupam Vivek


B.Tech, Mfg Sc. Engg, IIT Kharagpur; MS, PhD, Mat Sc. Eng, Ohio State University; Vice Chairman, Sheet metal forming subgroup, International Impulse Forming Group


Experimental design and analysis for impulse-based metal forming for joining, welding, cutting and forming, terminal ballistics Non-Research: Cricket, Cooking, Whistling

Selected Publications:

Vivek, A., et al. "Vaporizing foil actuator: A tool for collision welding." Journal of Materials Processing Technology 213.12 (2013): 2304-2311.

Vivek, A., K-H. Kim, and G. S. Daehn. "Simulation and instrumentation of electromagnetic compression of steel tubes." Journal of Materials Processing Technology 211.5 (2011): 840-850.

Vivek, A., et al. "Accessing collision welding process window for titanium/copper welds with vaporizing foil actuators and grooved targets." Journal of Materials Processing Technology 214.8 (2014): 1583-1589.