Team

Director

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Michael Alexander-Ramos link

Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Materials Engineering

688 Rhodes Hall

(513)-556-6402

Research Interests: Multidisciplinary modeling & design optimization; electric, hybrid-electric, and fuel cell electric vehicle design; automotive systems design; engineering design under aesthetic, business, and/or governmental policy considerations


Current Members

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Gulnaaz Afzal link

M.S. Candidate, Aerospace Engineering

Research interests: Hybrid-electric propulsion systems; electric ears; autonomous driving systems; design, manufacture, and testing of Hyperloop; battery-enabled turboprops; flight control systems; fluid mechanics; design of noise cancellation device

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Thibaut Amoussougbo link

M.S. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Research interests: Automotive industries; design optimization; fuel-efficient vehicle; autonomous vehicle; manufacturing processes; entrepreneurship.

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Saeed Azad link

Ph.D. Pre-Candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Research interests: Multidisciplinary modeling & design optimization of automotive systems; electric & hybrid-electric vehicle design; powertrain design; vehicle dynamics; crashworthiness; finite element analysis; computer-aided engineering.

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Mohammad Behtash link

M.S. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Research interests: Multidisciplinary modeling & design optimization of automotive systems; electric & hybrid-electric vehicle design; powertrain design; vehicle dynamics; crashworthiness; finite element analysis; computer-aided engineering.

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Abhivamshi Maduri link

M.S. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Research interests: Hybrid-electric vehicles; multidisciplinary design optimization; automotive systems design; autonomous vehicles; computer-aided design.

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Sai Krishna Sumanth (Sumanth) Nakka link

M.S. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Research interests: Hybrid-electric ground vehicles design; hybrid-electric UAV design; multidisciplinary design optimization; automotive systems design.

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Sushant Thotakura link

M.S. Candidate, Mechanical Engineering

Research interests: Multidisciplinary design optimization; hybrid-electric vehicles; vehicle powertrains; alternate energy sources for vehicle propulsion; alternate powertrain for propulsion.


Former Members

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Arian Houshmand link

M.S., Mechanical Engineering (2016)