Florida International University

Dr. Arvind Agarwal
Principal Investigator. Distinguished University Professor and Chair of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, AMERI Director
Research Interests:
Carbon nanotube reinforced composites and coatings, plasma spray, surface engineering, nanomechanics and nanotribology, bioceramic coatings, nanomechanics of biological cells and spark plasma sintering.
Email

agarwala@fiu.edu
Office
EC3474
Phone Number
(305) 348-1701

Dr. Benjamin Boesl
Co-Principal Investigator. Associate Professor, Associate Chair, and Director of Undergraduate Program of Mechanical Engineering
Research Interests:
Solid mechanics, fracture mechanics, in situ mechanical testing, high strain rate/dynamic material response, and processing-structure-property relationships.
Email
bboesl@fiu.edu
Office
EC3172
Phone Number
(305) 348-3028

 

Beatriz Morillo
PRECCAP Outreach and Research Coordinator
ColRAD: Cold Spray and Rapid Deposition Research Coordinator  

CELL-MET Coordinator at FIU Coordinator 
Email
bmorillo@fiu.edu
Phone
305-348-9945
Office
EC3475

PRECCAP@FIU

Dr. Ambreen Nisar
Postdoctoral Researcher
Research Interests:
Ultra High Temperature Ceramics; CNT Reinforced Composites; Functionally Graded Ceramics; Surface Engineering
Email
nisar.ambreen@gmail.com
Office
EC3270

 

Giuseppe Bianco
Graduate Research Assistant
Research Interests:
Artificial intelligence and machine learning applied to material sciences and manufacturing.
Email
gbian007@fiu.edu

Alejandra Yepez

Alejandra Yepez
Graduate Research Assistant
Research Interests:
FEM Analysis of progressive failure of advanced materials, In-Situ Mechanical Testing.
Email
ayepe010@fiu.edu