Graduate Students


 

 

 

Graduate Students

  • Benstone Schwartz

    Benstone Schwartz

    Ph.D.( MAE) Expected Date: May 2021


     
    Research Area

    Fluid-film bearings

    Project Title

    Fluid Film Bearing Test Rig 

    Contact:  Benny Schwartz

     
  • Jeffrey Bennett

    Jeffrey Bennett

    Ph.D. (CEE) Expected Date: May 2021


     
    Research Area

    Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Power Cycles, Energy System Planning

    Project Title

    An Advisory Controller for Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Power Plants

    Contact: Jeffrey Bennett

     
  • Neal Morgan

    Neal Morgan

    Ph.D. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2021


     
    Research Area

    Seals

    Project Tile

    Optimization and design of experiments to improve seal performance characteristics

    Contact: Neal Morgan

     
  • Xin Deng

    Xin Deng

    Ph.D. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2021


     
    Research Area

    Fluid Film Bearings; Turbulence; Finite Element Modeling; Thermal, Elastic, Hydrodynamic (TEHD) Analysis​

    Project Title

    Oil and Water Lubricated Thrust Bearing: One and Two Equation Turbulence Mixed Modeling Using Thermo-Elasto-Hydrodynamic Methods

    Contact: Xin Deng

     
  • Wisher Paudel

    Wisher Paudel

    Ph.D. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2022


     
    Research Area

    Seals; Seals Test Rig; Nuclear Non-proliferation and Safeguards

    Project Title

    Design and Optimization of Mixed Helical-Labyrinth Seals and Modeling of nuclear enrichment cascades 

    Contact: Wisher Paudel

     
  • Pedro Herrera

    Pedro Herrera

    Ph.D. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2023


     
    Research Area

    Fluid-film bearings

    Project Title

    Fluid Film Bearing Test Rig

    Contact: Pedro Herrera

     
  • Nathaniel Gibbons

    Nathaniel Gibbons

    Ph.D. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2023


     
    Research Area

    Seals and Fluid Dynamics

    Project Title

    Labyrinth Seal Flow Pattern Analysis for Improvements in Performance Characteristic Prediction

    Contact: Nathaniel Gibbons

     
  • William Arcand

    M.S. (MAE) Expected Date: May 2022


    Research Area

    Magnetic Bearing Controls

    Contact: William Arcand