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Dr. Olevsky
Eugene Olevsky Ph.D
Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Director of the Powder Technology Laboratory
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Ph.D. Student Positions at San Diego State University, California, USA

Ph.D. student positions in Engineering Sciences or Computational Sciences are offered in the Powder Technology Laboratory ¨C a world leading center in sintering research at the San Diego State University. Ph.D. projects will be of an interdisciplinary nature focused on the experimental or computational materials science. The successful applicants should have strong academic records and should be highly motivated to conduct experimentation or mathematical modeling and simulation on real-world processing of novel material systems for a number of cutting-edge technological applications. Admission criteria and application procedures are available at http://www.engineering.sdsu.edu/admissions/jointdocprogram.aspx. The positions assume a tuition coverage support and a competitive stipend. For further information please contact Professor E. Olevsky at eolevsky@mail.sdsu.edu.

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The Powder Technology Laboratory (PTL) is located at San Diego State University, in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. PTL researchers are currently undertaking projects on various research topics including:

  • Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulations of Sintering Processes
  • Fundamental Experimental Investigations of Spark Plasma Sintering Process
  • Advanced Ceramic and Ceramic Composite Processing
  • Functionally Graded Materials
  • Thick and Thin Film Technologies
  • Nano-material Synthesis
  • Electrochemical Processing
  • Combustion Synthesis
  • Powder Metallurgy

PTL Research Group

Director

Dr. Olevsky
Dr. Eugene Olevsky
Distinguished professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director of the UCSD-SDSU Joint Doctoral Program

Affiliated Faculty - Research Visitors

Dr. German
Dr. Shtern
Dr. Maidaniuk
Dr. Meaximenko
Dr. Sthepa

Dr. R.M. German
Associate Dean
for Research
College of Engineering
San Diego State University
San Diego, California

Dr. Mikhail Shtern
Head of the Department of Micromechanics and Rheology of Composites and Porous Bodies
Institute for Problems of Materials Sciences Kiev, Ukraine

Dr. Alexander Maidaniuk
Research Fellow
from Institute for Problems of Materials Sciences
Kiev, Ukraine

Dr. Andrey Maximenko
Research Fellow
On leave from Institute for Problems of Materials Sciences
Kiev, Ukraine

Dr. Hector Sanchez Sthepa
Universidad del Valle, Escuela de Ingeniera de Materiales
Cali, Colombia

Dr. De Sanctis
Dr. Daoush
Dr. Molinari
Mikhailov
Dr. Sanaia
Dr. Massimo De Sanctis
Universiti di Pisa, Dipartimento di Ingegneria Chimica, Chimica Industriale e Scienza dei Materiali
Pisa, Italy    
Dr. Walid Daoush
Department of Powder Technology, Central Metallurgical R&D Institute, Ministry of Scientific Research, Cairo, Egypt 
Dr. Alain Molinari
Institut Superieur de Genie
Mecanique et Productique University of Metz, France

Dr. Oleg Mikhailov
Research Fellow from Institute for Problems of Materials Sciences
Kiev, Ukraine

Dr. Ekaterine Sanaia
Ilia Vekua Sokhumi Institute of Physics and Technology
Tbilisi, Georgia

Dr. Alvarado-Contreras
Mr. Guodong Cui
Mr. Ridvan_yamanoglu
Dr. Yingchun_Shan
Dr. Eduard_Hryha
Dr. Jose Alvarado-Contreras
University of the Andes, School of Mechanical Engineering
Merida, Venezuela    

Guodong Cui
Southwest Jiaotong University, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Chengdu, China

Dr. Ridvan Yamanoglu
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Kocaeli University, Turkey

Dr. Yingchun Shan
Department of Materials Engineering, Dalian Maritime University, Dalian, China

Dr. Eduard Hryha
Department of Materials and Manufacturing Technology, ChalmersUniversity of Technology, Goteborg, Sweden

Dr. Charles_Maniere
Dr. Charles Maniere
Paul Sabatier University,Toulouse
, France

PhD Students

Diletta Giuntini
Diletta Giuntini
PhD Student in

Engineering Science and Applied Mechanics
Program
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Xialu Wei
PhD Student in
Engineering Science and Applied Mechanics Program
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Geuntak Lee
PhD Student in Engineering Science and Applied Mechanics Program
Elisa Torresani
Elisa Torresani
Exchange PhD student

from University of Trento,
Italy
maricruzcarrillo
Maricruz Carrillo
PhD Student in Engineering Science and Applied Mechanics Program
   

Master Students

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Jeff Hoefer
Master of Student in Mechanical Engineering Program
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Paramjot Singh
Master Student in Mechanical Engineering Program
 
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Jack Rechtin
Master Student in Mechanical Engineering
Program  
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Shirley Chan
Master Student in Mechanical Engineering
Program

Recent News

11.25-27.18

Prof. Olevsky participates as Symposium Organizer and Invited Tutorial Speaker at the Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

10.21.18

PTL is visited by Prof. Olubambi from University of Johannesburg, South Africa.

10.16 .18

Congratulations to Prof. Olevsky who is elevated to the rank of a Fellow of ASM International!

10.14-17.18

Prof. Olevsky participates as Symposium Organizer and Invited Speaker in Materials Science and Technology Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Columbus, OH.

10.09.18

Dr. Maksymenko (Ukraine National Academy of Sciences) joins PTL as a Visiting Scholar.

09.16-21.18

Dr. Elisa Torresani participates as a Keynote and Invited Speaker in Powder Metallurgy World Congress, Beijing, China.

09.16-21.18

Prof. Olevsky participates in the Convocation Ceremony at SDSU-Georgia campus in Tbilisi, Georgia.

09.04 .18

Congratulations to Geuntak Lee and Maricruz Carrillo who received the Go decision from 2018 CSU I-Corps Summer Sprint award!

08.01.18

PTL welcomes new PhD Students: Maricruz Carrillo and Ifeanyi Olumor.

07.15.18

Exchange PhD Student Thato Tshephe from University of Johannesburg, South Africa joins PTL.

07.02.18

Exchange PhD Student Mahlatse Mphahlele from University of Johannesburg, South Africa joins PTL.

06.25.18

Exchange PhD Student Pereira Da Silva from University of Hamburg, Germany joins PTL as a short-term visiting scholar.

06.04-08..18

Prof. Olevsky participates as Symposium Organizer and Invited Speaker in the 14th International Ceramics Congress (CIMTEC), Perugia, Italy.

05.21-26..18

Prof. Olevsky participates in 4th International Workshop on Spark-Plasma Sintering, Cagliari, Italy.

05.05..18

Congratulations to Charles Mani¨¨re who was rewarded as Assistant scientist (CNRS researcher) at CRISMAT in Caen, France!

08.02..18

Congratulations to Maricruz Carrillo on the successful Master thesis defense!

05.03..18

Congratulations to Geuntak Lee on the successful Ph.D. thesis defense!

04.09.18

Congratulations to Geuntak Lee and Prof. Olevsky who received DOE SBIR Award!

04.05..18

Congratulations to Maricruz Carrillo who received the Shiley Scholarship in Bioengineering award!

03.14..18

Prof. Olevsky is appointed as Interim Dean of the SDSU College of Engineering.

01.17-18.18

Prof. Olevsky participates as an Invited Speaker in the International Conference on Electronic and Advanced Materials, Orlando, FL

11.29.17

Congratulations to Geuntak Lee who received the Best research of the Eleventh Annual Engineering JDP Research Symposium award!

11.12.-17.17

Dr. Diletta Giuntini (Hamburg University of Technology) joins PTL as a Visiting Scholar

11.12-17..17

All PTL members participate in Sintering 2017 International Conference (Prof. Olevsky serves as Sintering 2017 Co-Chair.)

11.07-09.17

Prof. Olevsky participates as an Invited Speaker in DOE Synthesis and Processing Science Principal InvestigatorsĄ¯ Meeting, Gaithersburg, MD

 

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