Advanced Composite Structures Engineering Laboratory (ACSEL)

Purdue School of Engineering and Technology

Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

Hamid Dalir

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Principal Investigator

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Energy Engineering

Associate Professor of Motorsports Engineering
Phone: 317-278-4430
Email: hdalir@iupui.edu
Website: https://et.iupui.edu/people/hdalir

ET 201F
799 W. Michigan St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Hamid Dalir's Bio

Reza Moheimani

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Doctor of Philosophy

Studying: PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University
Current Research Project: Nano Electromechanical Approach for Flexible Polymeric Proximity Sensor
Research Interests: Polymeric Sensors

Education:
Master of Science in Material Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran

Pias Kumar Biswas

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Doctor of Philosophy

Studying: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University​

Current Research Project: Study and Experimental Analysis of Epoxy Nanocomposites to Enhance Flexural Strength of CFRP

Research Interests: Electrospun Nanofibers, Advanced Lithium-ion Batteries

Education:
Bachelor of Technology in Electrical & Electronics Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Silchar, India
Master of Science in Renewable Energy Technology, University of Dhaka

Balaji Ashwin

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Doctor of Philosophy

Studying: Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering.

Current Research Project: Engine Gear Train NVH Modelling​

Education:
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Maryland

Vidya Balu Wable

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Master of Science

Studying: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Current Research Project: Electrospun Thermosetting Carbon Nanotube-Epoxy Nanofibers

Education: Savitribai Phule Pune University, India

Asel Habarakada Liyanage

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Master of Science

Studying: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Current Research Project: Nanomaterials as a cost-effective solution for enhancing the electromagnetic interference shielding of composites

Education: Bachelor of Science in Energy Engineering | Math minor, IUPUI

Naveen Venugopal

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Master of Science

Studying: M.S. in Motorsports Engineering

Current Research Project: Manufacturing of an INDYCAR Monocoque Chassis with Composites.

Education: Bachelor of Technology, National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

Sufia Sukhyani

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Master of Science

Studying: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Current Research Project: Parametric Design and Structural Analysis of a Bombardier Challenger 350 using Engineering Sketch Pad and MSC Nastran

Education: Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Pune

Niraj Padmakar

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Master of Science

Studying: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Current Research Project: Analysis of Process Induced Shape Deformation in the complex Composite Structure

Education: Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Pune

Mayur Shrikant Jadhav

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Master of Science

Studying: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Current Research Project: Experimentation on Flexible Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Batteries Study of the Lithium-Ion Batteries from the development of single coin cell batteries.

Education: Savitribai Phule Pune University, India

Pradnya Vijaykumar Zende

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Master of Science

Studying: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Current Research Project: Multi-objective optimization using Artificial Neural Network and Genetic Algorithm for composite material parts considering crashworthiness requirements.

Education: Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Pune, MH, India

Anurag Singh

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Master of Science

Studying: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Current Research Project: Manufacturing of an INDYCAR Monocoque Chassis with Composites

Education: Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Technology, JSS Academy of Technical Education Noida

Rotem Livny

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Master of Science

Studying: M.S. in Motorsports Engineering

Current Research Project: Design of the first-ever Roll to Roll composite material performance enhancer conveyor system.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Afeka college of engineering in Israel- Automotive systems​ major.

Yao Sun

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Master of Science

Studying: M.S. in Motorsports Engineering

Current Research Project: P2 Formula racer carbon-fiber / Aluminum Honeycomb monocoque manufacturing

Education: M.S., B.S.in Aerospace Engineering, Purdue University (West Lafayette)

Cullen Shorey

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Master of Science

Studying: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Current Research Project: 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

David Arvidson

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Bachelor of Science

Studying: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Current Research Project: Nanomaterials as a cost-effective solution for enhancing the electromagnetic interference shielding of composites

Peter Omole Oluwaseun

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Bachelor of Science

Studying: B.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Current Research Project: Analysis of Process Induced Deformations in Composite Manufacturing

Joe John

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Alumni

Studied: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Research Project: Rapid Design Generation and Multifidelity Analysis of Aircraft Structures

Viraj Gandhi

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Alumni

Studied: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Research Project: Rapid Design Generation and Multifidelity Analysis of Aircraft Structures

Deshpande, Archit

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Alumni

Studied: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Research Project: Energy Absorption Optimization for Multiple Impact Angles of an IndyCar Crash Attenuator

Joe John

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Alumni

Studied: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Research Project: Energy Absorption Optimization for Multiple Impact Angles of an IndyCar Crash Attenuator

Kamble Meghana

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Alumni

Studied: M.S. in Mechanical Engineering.

Research Project: Rapid Design Generation and Multifidelity Analysis of Aircraft Structures