Principal Investigator

Lucas R. Meza
Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Email: lmeza(at)uw(dot)edu
Phone: (206) 543-5288
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (2016)
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, California Institute of Technology (2013)
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, University of California Los Angeles (2011)
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Postdoctoral Researcher

Nishita Anandan
Postdoctoral Researcher in Mechanical Engineering
Email: nish90(at)uw(dot)edu
Project: Nano-architectured thermal barrier coating

PhD Students

Andrea Exil
PhD Student in Mechanical Engineering
Email: aexil(at)uw(dot)edu
Project: Engineering the Deformability and Recoverability
of Lightweight Nanoarchitectures

Zainab Patel
PhD Student in Materials Science & Engineering
Email: patelz(at)uw(dot)edu
Project: Investigating Toughening Mechanisms in
Dense Nanoarchitected Materials

Masters Students

Kevin Nguyen
MS Student in Mechanical Engineering
Email: kln97(at)uw(dot)edu
Project: Investigating Toughening Mechanisms in
Dense Nanoarchitected Materials

Colin Wilson
MS Student in Mechanical Engineering
Email: colingw(at)uw(dot)edu
Project: Modeling and Analysis of Spinodal materials

Chester Wong
MS Student in Mechanical Engineering
Email: cwong97(at)uw(dot)edu

Kush Dwivedi
MS Student in Mechanical Engineering
Email: Dwivedik(at)uw(dot)edu

Undergraduate Students

Matt Leahy
Undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering
Email: mleahy2(at)uw(dot)edu

Previous Students

Kevin Nakahara

Kevin Nakahara
Harvey Mudd Undergraduate in Engineering
Project: Creating Nano-Interfaces to Promote Adhesion between Dissimilar Materials

Eb Isaacs
UW MS Student in Mechanical Engineering
Email: eisaacs(at)uw(dot)edu
Project: Mitigating Hydrogen Embrittlement via Spacially Controlled Introduction of Micro and Nanovoids

Caelan Wisont

Caelan Wisont
Undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering
Email: cwisont(at)uw(dot)edu
Project: Design and Fabrication of a Nanoscale Tensegrity-Based Metamaterials

Robeart Verdoes

Robert Verdoes (Left)
Undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering
Email: verdorob(at)uw(dot)edu
Project: Perfecting the Process Parameters for the Partial Pyrolysis of Photopolymers

Malay Patel
MS Student in Mechanical Engineering
Email: malayp(at)uw(dot)edu
Project: Modeling of Biopsy Device for In-Situ Endoscopic Tissue Sampling
 

Sumedh Shahane
MS Student in Mechanical Engineering
Email: sshahane(at)uw(dot)edu
Project: Modeling of a CFRP Support Tube to house the ATLAS Inner Detector

Amitha Rani
Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar, Undergraduate in Materials Science & Engineering
Email: mulastham.amitha(at)iitgn(dot)ac(dot)in
Project: Nano-origami Shape Memory Hydrogels