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Georgia Southern University

I have now officially moved to my new position at Georgia Southern University. I will continue to maintain a close collaboration and a research facility (the 3D-Printed Biosurfaces Lab) at Auburn University for the next two years or so while … Continue reading

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2016-2017 End-of-the-year Cookout

With mixed feelings, we celebrated the last cookout during my time here at Auburn University. The entire group of research assistants from the 3D Printed BioSurfaces Lab and Teaching Assistants from my Manufacturing Systems class were able to come. It was a … Continue reading

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Surface Metrology: a primer with Biosystems applications

This coming Thursday, March 30th, I will be delivering a seminar in the department of Biosystems Engineering at Auburn University. I plan to cover some fundamentals of surface metrology, some of the more recent approaches and a few applications, including … Continue reading

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Research group Holiday gathering

We celebrated the end of another productive semester with a potluck-style gathering with all the doctoral students, teaching assistants and their families. A wonderful assortment of Iranian, Latin American and Chinese dishes of were attacked mercilessly by all. Thanks for … Continue reading

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Manjinder receives 2016 Master Thesis Research Award!

Manjinder Kaur, a researcher from our 3D Printed Biosurfaces lab and who graduated with a Masters Degree in Biosystems Engineering this past summer, received the 2016 Master Thesis Award from Auburn University. Her work titled “Effect of Substratum Topography on … Continue reading

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Dr. Kardel heading to Georgia!

Kamran Kardel successfully defended his dissertation this past June and went through his doctoral hooding ceremony at the commencement exercises this past weekend. Dr. Kardel is joining the faculty ranks at the Department of Manufacturing Engineering at Georgia Southern University. … Continue reading

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Fellowship at NASA

This summer 2016, I will be a faculty fellow at NASA Marshal Flight Space Center in Huntsville, Alabama. I will be working with with their fantastic team in the ISM (In-Space Manufacturing) program which aims at supporting deep space missions … Continue reading

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End of the Year – Group Cookout

For a third year in a row – which I guess makes it a tradition – we celebrated another productive academic year on May 9th. Hosted once again at “Casa Carrano”, our group consisting of Research Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Senior … Continue reading

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Dr. Chan Park retires!

I had the pleasure to attend Dr. Park’s retirement reception at the Auburn University Hotel and Conference center last night. Dr. Park, one of the few remaining academic giants in Industrial Engineering and author of many, many books in Engineering … Continue reading

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EPA Senior Design Featured in News

The EPA senior design team project was featured in the news by Auburn University. The vignette can be accessed here. Also, additional pictures can be accessed in the following gallery. In addition, the senior design team team created a website … Continue reading

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