Alumni

M.S. Graduates

Sai Srinivas Desabathina, M.S. Student (2019)

Sai is currently working as an Onami Graduate Intern at the startup Liquid Wire. He is working as a design engineer to aid in the manufacturing, developing, and fabricating of flexible and wearible sensors. Sai received an M.S. in Industrial Engineering, majoring in Advanced Manufacturing and minoring in Manufacturing Systems Engineering. Sai is from India and he received his Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering. He researched the field of smart manufacturing, which is exploring the development of a data monitoring platform for surface grinding.

Sriram Manoharan, M.S. Student (2019)

Sriram is currently pursuing a PhD in Mechanical Engineering with an Advanced Manufacturing option at Oregon State University. Sriram received an M.S. in Industrial Engineering, majoring in Advanced Manufacturing and minoring in Manufacturing Systems Engineering.

 

Rothanak Chan, M.S. Student (2018)

Roth is currently working at Mentor Graphics. He received an M.S in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State University, majoring in Advanced Manufacturing and minoring in Manufacturing Systems Engineering. He received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State University in 2016 with an option in Business Engineering. His research focused on optimal and sustainable manufacturing methods for additive manufacturing and advanced joining processes.

 

Javad Sadeghi, M.S. Student (2018)

Javad is currently pursuing a PhD in the Department of Marketing, Logistics, and Operations Management at the University of North Texas. He received an M.S. in Industrial Engineering, majoring in Manufacturing Systems and minoring in Statistics. He is from Iran. He received both his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Industrial Engineering from Azad University, respectively. His research interests were in the areas of Operations Research, Sustainable Supply Chain Management (SSCM), Inventory Control, and Meta-heuristics. (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=9SLJCcAAAAAJ&hl=en)

Saroj Karki, M.S. Student (2018)

Saroj is currently working for Energy and Resource Solutions. Saroj received an MS in Industrial Engineering with a minor in Mechanical Engineering. He received his BS degree in Industrial Engineering (2014) from Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. His research focused on analyzing thermal performance of solar/gas hybrid water heating system. His research goal was two-fold: an experimental investigation of solar/gas hybrid water heating to improve overall system efficiency and to develop a decision support that can help industry practitioners assess the feasibility of solar thermal systems in their businesses.

Suraj Panicker, M.S. (2017)

Suraj received an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering, majoring in Advanced Manufacturing and minoring in Mechanical Engineering. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Mumbai, India. His research focuses on bottom-up cost modeling for continuous production processes, paired with social impact assessment. The research objective was to develop an approach to assess the social aspect of sustainability during humanitarian product design. He accepted a doctoral position with the Tampere University of Technology (Finland).

 

Hari Nagarajan, M.S. (2017)

Hari P.N. Nagarajan received an M.S degree and Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.  He comes from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, a coastal city in the southern part of India. He has received his Bachelor of Engineering (B.E). in Production Engineering in 2014 from Velammal Engineering College, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He received his M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State University in 2017 and accepted a doctoral position with the Tampere University of Technology (Finland). His research focuses on Sustainablity Characterization of Additive Manufacturing. Other research interests include, Life Cycle Engineering, Material Processing using Additive Manufacturing, and Information Framework Development for Additive Manufacturing Sustainability Evaluation.

Matteo Smullin, M.S. (2016)

Matteo is currently working for Carr Construction. He received an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering, majoring in Advanced Manufacturing and minoring in Manufacturing Systems Engineering. He received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State University in 2015 with an option in Business Engineering. His research focused on information modeling for sustainable manufacturing assessment.

Alberto Pezzani, M.S. (2016)

Alberto received an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering, majoring in Manufacturing Systems Engineering. He is from Chile, where he received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and diploma in Computational Mechanics from the Universidad de Santiago de Chile. In his M.S. project, he developed a framework for an energy auditing tool. He served as an Operations Manager within the OSU Energy Efficiency Center and accepted a position with Cascade Energy.

 

Harsha Malshe, M.S. (2016)

Harsha received an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering, majoring in Advanced Manufacturing. He grew up in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 2014. He investigated designing and modeling optimal and sustainable advanced manufacturing systems, focusing on cost modeling of advanced additive and joining processes (AAJPs). He accepted a position with Tesla.

Michael Doran, M.S. (2016)

Mike received an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering. He grew up in Green Bay, WI and received his B.S. in Mechanical engineering from Michigan Technological University in 2008. His research focused on the development and evaluation of grinding and laser cutting processes for hard to machine materials. He served as faculty research assistant at Oregon State University prior to accepting a position with the Red Star Yeast Company.

 

Scott Campbell, M.S. (2016)

Scott received an M.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering. Originally from Pueblo, Colorado, Scott has lived in Oregon since 1989 and considers Oregon his home. Scott developed a Triple Bottom Line evaluation method for consumer products with wooden bike frames as a case study. He accepted a position at Oregon State University as Manufacturing Lab Instructor.

Ian Garretson

Ian Garretson, M.S. (2015)

Ian acquired an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering, majoring in Advanced Manufacturing. He received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State in 2013. His research examined mathematical modeling of manufacturing processes to support sustainability assessment of metal components and assemblies. He is continuing his studies in Mechanical Engineering (Ph.D.) at University of California, Davis.

 

Alex Cimino-Hurt, M.S. (2015)

Alex received an M.S. in Industrial Engineering. He grew up in Sewanee, Tennessee and Mt. Pleasant, Utah and received his B.S. in Physics from James Madison University (2007). His research analyzed a method for energy assessment in new process development. He served as Operations Manager within the OSU Energy Efficiency Center. He accepted positions with SBW Consulting, Inc., and Puget Sound Energy.

Tasha Larson, M.S. (2014)

Tasha received an M.S. in Industrial Engineering as an Intel Graduate Fellow. She received her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State in 2012. Her research investigated risks and success factors in new product development. She accepted positions at Hermiston High School and United Technologies.

Michael Eastwood, M.S. (2014)

Michael received an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Industrial Engineering. He is from Beaverton, OR, and received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State in 2012. His research focused on the development and application of a sustainability assessment method for the design and manufacture of a steel bevel gear. He accepted a positions with EVDrive and Sandia National Lab.

Hamed Seyedmahmoudi

Seyedhamed Seyedmahmoudi, M.S. (2014)

Hamed received an M.S. in Industrial Engineering. He grew up in Tehran, Iran and received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tehran (2011). His research focused on developing modeling and experimental approaches for environmental and human health impact evaluation of product manufacturing and use during early product development. He accepted positions with Motus IT and ADP, LLC.

Faraz Niyaghi

Faraz Niyaghi, M.S. (2014)

Faraz received a PhD in Statistics and has accepted a position with American Airlines. Faraz received an M.S. in Industrial Engineering (2014). He grew up in Tehran, Iran and received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Sharif University of Technology (2011). His research focused on performance improvement of zinc oxide metal working nanofluids. He is continuing his studies in Statistics at Oregon State.

Qi Gao

Qi Gao, M.S. (2013)

Qi received her M.S. in Industrial Engineering (2013). She grew up in Wuhan (Hubei province), China and received her B.S. in Measurement and Control Technology and Instrumentation (2010) from Jiang Han University. Her research focused on coupled environmental and economic assessment of microdevice manufacturing. She accepted a position with Wuhan Mingjie Mould & Plastic Technology Co., Ltd.

Zachary Southworth, M.S. (2013)

Zach received his M.S. in Industrial Engineering (2013). He grew up in Salem, Oregon and received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon State University and worked in industry for several years before returning for his M.S. His research focused on cost modeling of redox flow battery component manufacturing. He accepted a position with Dawn Foods.

Pantea Mirzaie

Pantea Mirzaie, M.S. (2013)

Pantea received an M.S. in Industrial Engineering (2013). She grew up in Tehran, Iran and received her B.S. in Insurance Management from the Allameh Tabatabaee University ECO College of Insurance (2009). Her research focused on environmental and economic assessment of a mixed mode biomass supply chain. She accepted positions with Pepsi-Co and Llamasoft.

Preedanood Prempreeda

Preedanood (Mim) Prempreeda, M.S. (2012)

Mim received an M.S. in Industrial Engineering (September 2012). She is from Bangkok, Thailand. Her research focused on assessing the environmental performance of supplemental energy technologies for a wind park application. She accepted positions with Unilever and Nestle.

Dane Eastlick

Dane Eastlick, M.S. (2012)

Dane received an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering (March 2012). He is from Etna, California and received his B.S. in Materials Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo (2007). His research focused on improving sustainability assessment methods for product designers.

Ahmed Alsaffar

Ahmed Alsaffar, M.S. (2012)

Ahmed completed an M.S. in Industrial Engineering (March 2012). He grew up in Bahrain and received his B.S. in Electrical and Wireless Engineering from Auburn University (2009). His research focused on reducing the coupled manufacturing process and supply chain-related energy use and carbon emissions during product design. He accepted a position with KoCoS. 

Misha Sahakian

Misha Sahakian, M.S. (2011)

Misha received his M.S. in Industrial Engineering in September 2011. He grew up near Salem, Oregon and received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State University (2009). His research focused on assessing the machining performance and ecotoxilogical aspects of nanofluids in metal cutting operations. He accepted a position with Sandia National Lab.

Malcolm Brown

Malcolm Brown, M.S. (2011)

Malcolm is received his M.S. in Industrial Engineering in June 2011. His research investigated economic and environmental performance of microlaminated devices utilizing nickel nanoparticle diffusion brazing as compared with other processes. He grew up in Foster, Oregon and received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Oregon State University (2009). He accepted a position with Intel.