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COSS Lab - People

Faculty

  • Weihang Zhu, Professor, Department of Engineering Technology and Department of Mechanical Engineering (joint appointment), University of Houston (PhD, NC State University; BS/MS, Zhejiang University)

Graduate Students

  • Sandesh Risal, Doctoral Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, since Spring 2019 (co-advisor Dr. Li Sun, passed qualifying exam in August 2020, Computational Materials/Machine Learning)
  • Bikram Koirala, Doctoral Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, since Fall 2019 (co-advisor Dr. Gangbing Song, passed qualifying exam in August 2021, 3D printer design/Battery Printing)
  • Ezra Wari, Doctoral Student, Industrial Engineering, University of Houston, since Spring 2020 (co-advisor Dr. Gino Lim, passed qualifying exam in January 2022, Maintenance Scheduling and Optimization/Offshore Safety)
  • Muhammad M. Hussain, Doctoral Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, since Spring 2020 (co-advisor Dr. Li Sun, passed qualifying exam in December 2021, Bioink)
  • Arturo Haces-Garcia, Doctoral Student, Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, since Fall 2020 (co-advisor Dr. Miao Pan, passed qualifying exam in November 2021, Robotics/3D printer design/VR/AR/Deep Learning)
  • Ji'An Chen, Doctoral Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, since Fall 2021 (co-advisor Dr. Gangbing Song, Structure Health Monitoring/Deep Learning)
  • Samprash Risal, Doctoral Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, since Fall 2021 (co-advisor Dr. Li Sun)
  • Christopher Kelly, Master Student, Mechanical Engineering Technology, University of Houston, since Fall 2021, 3D printing
  • Jayasankar Sivakumar, Master Student, Electrical Engineering, University of Houston, summer 2022

Undergraduate

  • Gan Liu, Aerospace Engineering, University of Texas - Austin (summer 2021 NSF REU)
  • Kevin Diaz, Mechanical Engineering Technology, University of Houston (summer 2021 NSF REU)
  • Davis Drake, Mechanical Engineering Technology, University of Houston (summer 2021, summer 2022 NSF REU)
  • Joshua Clark, Mechanical Engineering Technology, University of Houston (summer 2021)
  • Edward Fabian, Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston (summer 2022 NSF REU)
  • Ashok Lama, Mechanical Engineering Technology, University of Houston (summer 2022)
  • Jonathan Olvera, Mechanical Engineering Technology, University of Houston (summer 2022)

Collaborator

  • University of Houston (TX, USA): Dr. Venkatesh Balan (Biotech), Dr. Driss Benhaddou (ELET), Dr. Zheng Fan (MECT), Dr. Li Sun (ME), Dr. Gangbing Song (ME), Dr. Augustina Reyes (Education), Dr. Paige Evans (teachHouston), Dr. Mariam Manuel (teachHouston)
  • Lamar University (TX, USA): Dr. Brian Craig (IE), Dr. James Curry (IE), Dr. Alberto Marquez (IE), Dr Xinyu Liu (IE), Dr. Yueqing Li (IE), Dr. Xuejun Fan (ME), Dr. Jenny Zhou (ME), Dr. Kendrick Aung (ME), Dr. Xianchang Li (ME), Dr. Helen Lou (ChemE), Dr. Nicholas Brake (CE), Dr. Julia Yoo (Edu), Dr. Dorothy Sisk (Edu).
  • Penn State University: Dr. Cunjiang Yu
  • Texas Tech Univesity: Dr. Yisha Xiang (IE)
  • North Carolina State University (NC, USA): Dr. Yuan-Shin Lee.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA, USA): Dr. Mandayam Srinivasan.
  • Zhejiang University (China): Dr. Wei Li (Energy Engineering) et al.
  • Autodesk Corporation (MI, USA): Dr. Yongfu Ren.
  • University of Tulsa (OK, USA) : Dr. Wen-Chyuan Chiang.
  • Santa Clara University (CA, USA): Dr. Gangshu George Cai.
  • Prairie View A&M University (TX, USA): Dr. Xiaobo Peng .
  • Old Dominion University (NC, USA): Dr. Yaohang Li .
  • American Bureau of Shipping, Dr. Kevin McSweeney.
  • Baker Hughes, Dr. Pugalenthi Pandian.

Alumni

  • Kais Khemakhem, Master Student, Mechanical Engineering Technology, University of Houston, Fall 2020 - Spring 2022, 3D printing
  • Ning Lou, Doctoral Student, Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston, 2020 (co-advisor Dr. Gangbing Song)
  • Acyut Kaneria, Doctor of Engineering student, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University;
  • Kamal Thapa, Master of Engineering Science, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, graduated May 2018;
  • Arash Abedi, Doctor of Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, graduated May 2017;
  • Mohammad Altayeb, Doctor of Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, graduated May 2017;
  • Sumit Piya, Master of Engineering Science, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, graduated May 2017;
  • Ezra Wari, Doctor of Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, graduated December 2015;
  • Alem Demissie, Doctor of Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, graduated December 2015;
  • Md. A. Islam, Master of Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering, Lamar University, graduated December 2013;
  • Ganesh Mudunuri, Doctor of Engineering Science, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, graduated August 2013; 
  • Eric Qi Xie, Master of Engineering Science, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, graduated May 2013;
  • Anjali Mishra, Master of Engineering Science, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, graduated Dec 2009.
  • Bhavan Parikh, Master of Engineering Science, Mechanical Engineering, Lamar University, graduated Aug 2008.
  • Tirumalesh Chintamani, Master of Computer Science, Computer Science, Lamar University, graduated Dec 2006.
  • Sudarsan Raghavan, Master of Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, graduated Dec 2006;
  • Satish Masilamani, Master of Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Lamar University, graduated Dec 2006.