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Research Team

Ramathasan Thevamaran

Position title: Principal Investigator

Email: thevamaran@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-262-5724

Address:
539 Engineering Research Building,
1500 Engineering Drive,
Madison, WI 53706.

Lavanya Raman

Position title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Email: lraman@wisc.edu

Address:
811 Engineering Research Building,
1500 Engineering Drive,
Madison, WI 53706.

Yasara Dharmadasa

Position title: Postdoctoral Research Associate

Email: bdharmadasa@wisc.edu

Address:
811 Engineering Research Building,
1500 Engineering Drive,
Madison, WI 53706.

Yanghao Fang

Position title: PhD Candidate - Materials Science and Engineering

Email: fang62@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-977-0384

Address:
841 Engineering Research Building,
1500 Engineering Drive,
Madison, WI 53706.

Abhishek Gupta

Position title: PhD Candidate - Mechanical Engineering

Email: agupta253@wisc.edu

Address:
841 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison WI 53706

Bhanugoban Maheswaran

Position title: PhD Candidate - Engineering Mechanics

Email: bhanugoban@wisc.edu

Address:
841 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706.

Annabella Orsini

Position title: PhD Candidate - Materials Science and Engineering

Email: aeorsini@wisc.edu

Phone: 610-772-4660

Address:
841 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706.

Daniyar Syrlybayev

Position title: PhD Candidate - Mechanical Engineering

Email: syrlybayev@wisc.edu

Address:
719 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706.

Paranjoy Basak

Position title: PhD Candidate - Mechanical Engineering

Email: pbasak2@wisc.edu

Address:
841 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706.

Nicholas Jaegersberg

Position title: Master's Thesis Student - Mechanical Engineering

Email: jaegersberg@wisc.edu

Address:
719 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706.

Dhanvi Bharadwaj

Position title: Undergraduate Research Scholar

Email: dbharadwaj@wisc.edu

Address:
804 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706.

Jiayan Zhang

Position title: Undergraduate Research Assistant

Email: jzhang2346@wisc.edu

Address:
804 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706.

Lab Alumni


Komal Chawla, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Spring 2020 – Fall 2023 (Subsequent appointment: Postdoctoral Researcher, Oak Ridge National Lab).

Claire Griesbach, Ph.D. in Engineering Mechanics, Fall 2019 – Spring 2023, M.S. in Engineering Mechanics, Summer 2018 – Fall 2019, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Su 2023 (Subsequent appointment: Postdoctoral Research Associate, ETH Zurich, Switzerland).

Awards: 1st Place in 2023 DoE – NEUP Open Competition – Fuel Cycle Technologies; 2022 DoE Office of Science Graduate Student Research Award; Finalist in 2022 Michael Sutton International Student Paper Competition – Society for Experimental Mechanics; 2022 MeV Summer School Scholarship – Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Jizhe Cai, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Fall 2018 – Summer 2023 (Subsequent appointment: Assistant Professor, FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, Florida State University, FL).

Awards: 2022 WARF Innovation Award, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation; 2nd Place in 7th Annual Postdoctoral Research Symposium Poster Competition

Mathushan Manivannan, Master’s Independent Study Student (Engineering Mechanics) Spring 2023 – Summer 2023.

Nicholas Jaegersberg, B.S. in Engineering Physics (Hons.), Summer 2021 – Summer 2023 (Subsequent appointment: Master’s Student in Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison).

Awards: 2021, 2022 NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Graham Hunt, Master’s Independent Study Student (Engineering Mechanics) Fall 2022 – Spring 2023.

Daniel Jing, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Spring 2023.

Kyle Seledic, Master’s in Engineering Mechanics, Spring 2021-Summer 2022, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Fall 2020 – Fall 2021 (Subsequent appointment: Aerospace Engineer, ATA Engineering, Huntsville, AL).

Awards: 2020-21 Hilldale Undergraduate/Faculty Research Fellowship; 2020 NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)

Melissa Schmidt-Landin, Master’s in Engineering Mechanics, Fall 2019-Summer 2022.

Benjamin Ahluwalia, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Spring 2022 (Subsequent appointment: Electromechanical Engineer, Littlefuse, Madison, WI).

Savanna Ahnen, Undergraduate Research Scholar (URS), Fall 2020-Fall 2021.

Shreya Sreedhar, Undergraduate Research Scholar (URS), Fall 2020-Spring 2021.

Riley Rogowski, Undergraduate Research Scholar (URS), Fall 2020.

Jacob Kerkhoff, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Spring-Summer 2020.

Ryne Wang, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Fall 2019.

David Murgado, Master’s in Engineering Mechanics, 2018-2019 (Subsequent appointment: Aerospace Engineer, ATA Engineering, Huntsville, AL).

Award: Finalist, 2019 SEM Student Paper Competition

Samuel Hossain, Undergraduate Research Assistant, Spring 2019.

Normarieli Passalacqua-Alvarado, GERS Fellow, 2018-2019.

David Zeugner, 2018, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Subsequent appointment: Mechanical Engineer I-Propulsion, Sierra-Nevada Corporation, Madison, WI).

Harshavardhan Kalathur, Postdoctoral Research Associate, 2017-2018 (Current appointment: Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mahindra University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India).

Yirou Wang, Visiting Undergraduate Student, Zhejiang University of Technology, China, Spring 2018.