Undergraduate Researchers

 

Allison Martz, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter 2021 - Current)

Allison, "Ali," is working on an undergraduate thesis on the barriers to energy efficiency implementation in the Pacific Northwest. 

 

Kekeli Gbofu, Accelerated Masters Platform Undergraduate (Fall 2020 - Current)

Kekeli grew up in Lome, Togo. Kekeli moved to the U.S. in 2014 and obtained his AAS degree from Chemeketa Community College in Salem. He is studying for his B.S. in Industrial Engineering and has been accepted into the AMP (Accelerated Masters Platform) program at Oregon State.  He will complete his B.S. in Winter 2021 and his M.S. in Winter 2022.  He assisted with reviewing literature in artificial intelligence (AI) methods applied to incremental sheet metal forming along with Dr. Ali Tabei and Ph.D. student Asmaa Harfoush.

 

Dustin Harper, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter 2018 - Spring 2019)

Dustin assisted in research funded by URSA Engage and the U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center to develop a desktop hybrid manufacturing machine. He was in charge of system integration and overall design.

 

Ella Mudry, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter - Spring 2019)

Ella assisted in research funded by URSA Engage and the U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center to develop a desktop hybrid manufacturing machine. Ella assisted with component fabrication and assembly.

 

Connor Wilson, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter - Spring 2019)

Connor assisted in research funded by URSA Engage and the U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Assessment Center to develop a desktop hybrid manufacturing machine. Connor was responsible for the electronics and machine programming.

 

Preston Baker, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter - Spring 2018)

Preston conducted preliminary research for developing a desktop hybrid manufacturing kit funded by the MIME Undergraduate Research Experience program.

 

Emily Liu, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter - Spring 2018)

Emily assisted in research for the NSF CooL:SLiCE Project funded by the MIME Undergraduate Research Experience program.

 

Tuong Hoang, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter 2018)

Tuong assisted in resarch for the NSF CooL:SLiCE Project.

Yiye Xu, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter-Spring 2017)

Yiye assisted in research funded by the Oregon Department of Transportation to evaluate the life cycle costs and environmental impacts of maintenance stations using conventional and sustainable design principles.

Emily Yunling SeversonUndergraduate Research Assistant (Winter-Spring 2016)

Emily assisted in research funded by Boeing to understand the costs of advanced additive and joining processes.

 

Keaton Corder-Swanson, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Fall 2016)

Keaton assisted in research funded by Boeing to develop manufacturing cost models for building-block based manufacturing.

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Rothanak Chan, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter -Summer 2016)

Rothanak assisted in research funded by Boeing to develop manufacturing cost models and software for building-block based manufacturing.

 

Soe Lyian Toe, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Fall 2015-Spring 2016)

Soe assisted in research regarding the Build Time Characterization of a Fused Deposition Modeling Process that would further support research about the investigation of 3D printer energy use. His research was funded by the URISC (Undergraduate Research, Innovation, Scholarship & Creativiity).

 

Supriya Kapur, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Spring/Fall 2015-Winter 2016)

Supriya assisted in research for the NSF CooL:SLiCE Project. She disassembled a number of multicopters and developed CAD models of their components.

 

Trent Cayetano, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter-Spring 2015, Fall 2015)

Trent assisted in research investigating life cycle environmental impacts of manufactured equipment. He was a part of the OSU STEM Leaders Program.

Anthony Farr, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter-Spring 2014, Fall 2014)

Anthony assisted in research developing a product manufacturing cost modeling tool for a small company, funded by OSU URSA:Engage.

 

Scott Lindbloom, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter-Spring 2014)

Scott assisted in research developing an experimental setup and assisted in initial experiments for electric hot machining of aluminum, steel, and stainless steel. He was funded by the OSU URISC Program.

 

Chris Eastwood, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Spring 2013-Winter 2014)

Chris pursued a B.S. in Computer Engineering. He contributed to the development of a user-friendly sustainable manufacturing assessment software tool, funded by OSU URSA:Engage.

 

Ian Garretson, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Spring-Summer 2013)

Ian pursued a B.S. in Industrial Engineering (exp. 2013). He assisted in cradle-to-gate sustainability assessment of an aircraft assembly. This work was funded by Boeing.

 

Jackson Santee, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Spring 2013)

Jackson assisted in research developing a systems engineering method for sustainable manufacturing decision making, funded by OSU URSA:Engage.

 

Daniela Rodriguez Casallas, Undergraduate Research Intern (Fall 2012)

Daniela received a B.S. in Industrial Engineering at Universidad Nacional de Colombia. While on her internship at Oregon State, she assisted in research into wave energy converter redesign for multiple use cycles in collaboration with Columbia Power Technologies.

 

Tim Heneveld, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Winter 2012), URISC:Start Program

Tim pursued a B.S. in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. He is from Salem, OR, where he attended Chemeketa Community College prior to OSU. His interests include improving manufacturability through more sustainable processes.

 

Claire Oshatz, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2011)

Claire assisted in research developing a cost modeling tool for microlaminated device manufacturing.

 

Steven Hattrup, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2011)

Steven assisted in research investigating the effects of product design variation on manufacturing process and supply chain sustainability. He was funded by the COE START Program.

 

Nathan Klammer, Undergraduate Research Assistant (Summer 2011)

Nathan assisted in research focused on assessing the performance and toxicological aspects of nanofluids in metal cutting operations. He also assisted on a project investigating environmental impacts of wind energy.

 

Misha Sahakian, Research Assistant (Summer 2009)

Misha assisted in preliminary research into the use of nanofluids to assist metal cutting, as well as assisting in establishing the new Manufacturing Engineering Educational Laboratory.