LAB MEMBERS2023-12-05T14:18:15+00:00

Panat Lab Members

Faculty

Rahul Panat,
Russell V. Trader Professor

Education:
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Pune University
MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
PhD, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL

Professional Experience:

2023 – present: Russell V. Trader Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, CMU, Pittsburgh, PA
2021 – presentAssociate Director of Research, Manufacturing Futures Institute, CMU, Pittsburgh, PA
2017-2023, Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, CMU
2014-2017, Associate Professor, School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, WSU, Pullman, WA
2004-2014, Intel Corporation, Chandler, AZ

Link to CV
Link to Department website

Email address:
rpanat [at] andrew [dot] cmu [dot] edu

Graduate Students and Postdocs

Sandy Ritchie, PhD Student
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, Starksville, MS

Mert Can Arslanoglu, PhD Student
Co-advisor: Burak Ozdoganlar

BS, Mechanical Engineering, Bogazici University, Turkey
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Sanjida  Jahan, PhD Student
BS, Aeronautical Engg, Military Institute of Science & Technology, Dhaka Bangladesh

MS, Aerospace Engg, UCF, Orlando, FL
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Chunshan Hu, PhD student
BS, Thermal Energy and Power Engineering, Northwest A&F University, China

MS, Washington State University, Pullman WA (this group), 2017
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Michael Stefanov, PhD Student
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Rowan university, NJ, 2021

Methu Dev Nath, PhD Student
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Bangladesh Univ of Eng & Tech (BUET), Dhaka, 2022

Aaditya Nandakumar, PhD Student
BS, Materials Science and Engineering, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2023

Robert (RJ) Holmes, BS Student, CMU

Alumni

Dr. Jacob Brenneman, PhD Student
Now Consultant at EME Associates, Pittsburgh, PA

BA, Physics, Goshen College, IN

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Dr. Azahar Ali, Postdoc
Now assistant professor at Virginia Tech , VA
Postdoc, Iowa State University (2016-19)
PhD, Indian Institute of Technology
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Dr. Md Taibur Rahman
Now Senior R&D Engineer at Intel Corporation, Chandler, AZ
Postdoc, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (this group) 2017-2018
PhD, Washington State University, Pullman, WA (this group) 2017

MS, Univ of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX, 2014
BS, Chittagong Univ of Eng & Tech (CUET), Bangladesh

Dr. Yeasir Arafat
Now Senior R&D Engineer at Intel Corporation, Chandler, AZ
PhD, Washington State University (this group), WA, 2019
BS, Islamic University of Technology, Bangladesh, 2012
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Prithviraj Deshmukh, MS Student, CMU
Now Product Dev Engineer at H-quest Vanguard Inc., Pittsburgh, PA
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
MS, Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh (this group)
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Roozbeh Danaei, MS
Now Senior R&D IC Packaging Engineer at Intel Corporation, Chandler, AZ
MS, Washington State University, Pullman, WA (this group), 2017
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Iran

Dr. Mohammad Sadeq Saleh, Postdoc
Now process engineer at Sakuu, CA
BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, 2011
MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Tehran, Iran, 2013
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (this group), 2019

Chih-Yang Cheng, MS
Now failure analysis engineer at SiTime, Taiwan
MS, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (this group), 2019
BS, Mechanical Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan
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Russell Moser, MS
Now Engineer at PACCAR Technical Center, Seattle, WA
BS, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
MS, Washington State University, Pullman, WA (this group), 2017

Rit Bezbaruah, BS
Now engineer at Boeing Corp., Seattle, WA
BS, Mechanical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2019
MS, Carnegie Mellon University, 2021
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Mrunal Vaze, MS, 2020
Now design engineer at Apple Inc.
BE, Mechanical Engineering, Pune University, India
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Ankita Kalkar, BS Student, CMU
Now software systems engineer at Lockheed Martin

Mihir Lovalekar, BS Student, CMU
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Caitlyn Santiago, BS Student, CMU
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Andrew McNeill, BS Student, UPitt
MIDN 2/C USNR

Brendan Livelsberger, BS Student, Duquesne
MIDN 4/C USNR

Dr. Bin Yuan, Postdoc
PhD, Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames IA, 2019
MS, New Mexico State University

BS, Materials, Southwest University of S&T, China
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