Faculty

Assistant Professor

Bhisham Sharma, Ph.D.

Education

2013 - Ph.D. Purdue University

2009 - M.S. Purdue University

2007 - B.E. University of Pune, India

Professional Experience

Jan 2016 - August 2016: Visiting Assistant Professor, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University

Aug 2014 - Dec 2015: Post Doc, Industrial Engineering, Purdue University

Jan 2013 - Aug 2013: Post Doc, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University

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Graduate Students

Understanding the Dynamic Behavior of Periodic Architected Structures

Graduate Research Assistant

Maria J. Carrillo-Muñoz

Research Focus

Wave Propagation in Finite Lattice Frame Structures

Masters Student

Marupong Vongsiri

Research Focus

Effect of Wrinkling on Membrane VibroAcoustic Behavior

Masters Student / Spirit AeroSystems

Josh Countryman

Research Focus

Wave Velocity and Directivity Behavior of 2D Lattice Structures

Masters Student

Sreeram Saran Vanam

Research Focus

Inverse Acoustic Property Characterization using Impedance Tube Measurements

Graduate Student Assistant at National Institute of Aviation Research

Dilanki Wevita

Research Focus

Acoustic Characteriation of Metal Foam Acoustic Liners

Masters Student / Textron Aviation

Leif Peterson

Research Focus

Development of Variable Density Foam Metal Acoustic Liners

Graduate Research Assistant

Amulya Lomte

Research Focus

Acoustic Characterization of Metal Foam Acoustic Liners

Graduate Research Assistant (Currently at NASA Ames)

Kelly Shelts

Research Focus

Elastic Wave Propagation in Structures with Triply Periodic Minimal Surfaces

Masters Student / US Air Force

Nelson Caceres

Research Focus

Acoustic Behavior of Aerogel-Based Structures

Masters Student

Ola Khaleel

Research Focus

Development of Polymeric Foams with a Multi-Scale Pore Structure

Masters Student / Textron Aviation

William Calderwood

Research Focus

Undergraduate Students

Characterizing Acoustic Behavior of 3D Printed Porous Absorbers

Undergraduate Research Assistant and WSU Experiential Aerospace Fellow and

Brittany Wojciechowski

Research Focus

Modeling and Fabrication of Structures with Triply Periodic Minimal Surfaces

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Amrutha Dasyam

Research Focus

3D Printing of Novel Engineering Structures

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Will Johnston

Research Focus

Characterizing Acoustic Behavior of 3D Printed Porous Absorbers

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Kyle Wetter

Research Focus

Energy Absorption Behavior of Structures with Novel Surface Topologies

Undergraduate Research Assistant

Pulitha Godakawela Kankanamalage

Research Focus

Developing a Low Cost Acoustic Impedance Measurement Setup

First Year Research Assistant

David Nevarez-Saenz

Research Focus

Staff

Senior Administrative Assistant

Laura Cook

Lab Manager

David Van Ommen

Alumni

Stress Engineer/ FEM Analyst at Expleo Group

Master of Science, Aerospace Engineering (2018)

Murphy Aidenogie

Current Position

Structural Analysis Engineer at Spirit AeroSystems

Master of Science, Aerospace Engineering (2019)

Khyati Mahavadia

Current Position

Student Intern at Textron Aviation

Bachelor of Science, Aerospace Engineering (2019)

Chimuka Cheepa

Current Position

Master of Science, Aerospace Engineering (2019)

Refugine Nirmal Ignacy Muthu

Current Position

Student Intern at National Institute of Aviation Research

Undergraduate Research Assistant (2018-2019)

Trenton Sample

Current Position

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