Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

M. S., Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur, India

B. S., Materials and Metallurgical Engineering
IIT Kanpur, India
1999
1995
1993
Associate Dean of Research
College of Engineering & Computing
Florida International University
Professor & Director
Advanced Materials Engineering Research Institute
Florida International University

Associate Professor
Dept. of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Florida International University

Graduate Program Director
Dept. of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Florida International University

Assistant Professor
Dept. of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Florida International University

Adjunct Professor
& Member of Graduate Faculty
Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science
University of Alabama

Materials Scientist
Plasma Processes Inc.
Huntsville, Alabama

Graduate Research Assistant
University of Tennessee

Research Associate
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
India

Senior Engineer
April 1995 - Sept 1995
TELCO Jamshedpur, India
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Fellow, ASM International.

FIU President's Council Outstanding Professor of the Year.
FIU Faculty Excellence in Mentorship.

Finalist for the FIU President’s Council Outstanding Professor of the Year.
Faculty Advisor of the Year, Student Organization Council, FIU.

FIU Faculty Senate Excellence in Research Award.
Finalist for the FIU President’s Council Outstanding Professor of the Year.
FIU Excellence in Faculty Scholarship Award.

Executive Dean’s Research Award, College of Engineering and Computing,
FIU.
Paper Ranked # 1 (most downloaded) in Materials Science and Engineering: R
journal published by Elsevier Science, April-June, 2007.
Faculty Advisor of the Year 2006-2007, Student Organization Council, FIU.

NSF CAREER Award 2006-2011.


Faculty Advisor of the Year 2004-2005, Student Organization Council, FIU.
Provost's Research Award, FIU.

The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) Young Leader Internship
Award.
ASM/IIM Visiting Lectureship Award.
FIU Foundation Research Award.

FIU Foundation Research Award.
Member of the selection board for awarding the best paper in J. Thermal
Spray Technology.

Nominated by Vice President of University of Tennessee for Certificate of
Merit for Academic Proficiency .
Honorary Student member of Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Society USA.

Honorary Student member of Phi-Kappa-Phi, USA.
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Present
2012

Dr. Arvind Agarwal is the Associate Dean of Research for the College of Engineering & Computing and a  Professor  
in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering (MME) at the Florida International University. He received  
his PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 1999 and B. Tech. and  
M. Tech. from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur in 1993 and 1995, respectively. His current research  
interests include graphene and Boron Nitride nanotube (BNNT) reinforced composites and coatings, thermal spray,  
surface engineering, spark plasma sintering (SPS), nanomechanics and nanotribology, biomaterials and  
nanomechanics of cells and tissues. He has published over 225 technical articles including more than 175 peer-
reviewed journal papers and edited 7 books.