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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/engineering/joint_doctoral_program.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

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
   

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  

Recent News

04.04.16

Congratulations to PhD student Diletta Giuntini for winning: the 2016 Abe Hurlich Scholarship award from the ASM San Diego chapter!

02.01.16

PTL Welcomes Dr. Eduard Hryha: a Visiting Professor from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden!

01.15.16

PTL Welcomes Dr. Yingchun Shan: a Visiting Professor from Dalian Maritime University, China!

12.01.15

Master Student Jack Rechtin joins PTL to work on sintering of solid-state batteries.

10.04-07.15

Prof. Olevsky participated at the Materials Science and Technology International Conference (MS&T 2015) held in Columbus, Ohio.

09.27.15

Prof. Olevsky presented an invited lecture at the 124th Committee Meeting of the Japan Society for Promotion of Science, held in Tokyo, Japan.

08.30-09.04.15

Prof. Olevsky participated in Pacific Rim Conference of Ceramic Societies, held in Jeju Island, South Korea.

08.27-29.15

Prof. Olevsky participated in International Sintering and Microstructure Evolution Workshop held in Daejeon, South Korea.

06.18.15

Prof. Olevsky participated in 49th Annual Microwave Power Symposium held in San Diego.

05.17-20.15

E.A. Olevsky, D. Giuntini, X. Wei, G. Lee participated in PowderMet 2015 International Conference held in San Diego.

05.08.15

PTL Welcomes Yvain Masson: an Exchange Student from University of Grenoble, France!

02.01.15

Master Student Paramjot Singh joins PTL to work on 3D printing of metallic and ceramic materials.

01.12.15

PTL welcomes Elisa Torresani: an Exchange PhD student from University of Trento, Italy!

10.12-16.14

Prof. Olevsky participated in the MS&T Conference held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

08.28.14

Congratulations to PhD Students Diletta Giuntini and Xialu Wei for receiving: 1st Place Award for the Best Poster Presentation at Sintering 2014 International Conference!

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08.24-28.14

PhD Students Giuntini and Wei, and Prof. Olevsky participated in Sintering 2014 International Conference held in Dresden, Germany.

07.16-19.14

PhD Student Giuntini and Prof. Olevsky participated in the 3rd International Workshop on Spark Plasma Sintering held in Toulouse, France.

06.29-07.03.14

Prof. Olevsky participated in the 13th International Symposium on. Novel and Nano Materials held in Krakow, Poland.

06.08-13.14

Prof. Olevsky participated in the 13th International Ceramics Congress CIMTEC 2014 Conference held in Montecatini Terme, Italy.

05.18-22.14

Prof. Olevsky participated in the Powder Metallurgy World Congress held in Orlando, Florida.

02.17-20.14

Prof. Olevsky, Dr. Alvarado-Contreras, and PhD Students Giuntini, Wei, and Lee participated in TMS Annual Meeting in San Diego.

12.03.13

Congratulations to Steven Rolfing who successfully defended his M.S Thesis!

11.30.13

Congratulations to Wei Li who successfully defended his PhD dissertation!

11.20-22.13

Prof. Olevsky participated in the DOE Materials Science and Engineering PIs meeting in Washington, DC.

10.27-31.13

Prof. Olevsky took part in the Materials Science & Technology 2013 Conference & Exhibition (MS&T'13) held in Montreal, Canada.

9.8-10.13

Prof. Olevsky took part in the NSF DMREF Grantees Meeting held at NSF, Arlington, VA.

 

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