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Spring 2021 Teaching Assistants

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Spring 2021 Teaching Assistants

Mohammad Abshirini

 Micro and Nano Materials Lab TA

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 My current research is focused on multifunctional materials, nanocomposites, polymer foams, and piezoresistive sensors.



Javad Asadi

Internal Combustion Engines Lab TA

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Currently, I am a Ph.D. student in the AME department, and my researches are focused on the development of flexible carbon capture technologies. 


Simon Dempsey

Flight Mechanics TA

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After graduation, I hope to continue my education through an aerospace masters program focused on Space Applications and Technology. 


Aly Elhefny

Heat Trans/Fluid Mechanics Lab TA

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My current research includes building grid interaction, refrigeration, air conditioning, and hardware in loop simulation.




Nick Gruber

Interactive Engineering Design Simulation TA

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I’m a senior majoring in Aerospace Engineering from Tulsa, Oklahoma.



Blake Herren

Smart Materials and Intelligent Systems Laboratory TA

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 My current research is focused on 3D printing, rapid curing, and multifunctional nanocomposites.



Emmanuel De Leon

Design Practicum TA

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I am a Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. student with a research focus on metal additive manufacturing.



Anirban Mondal

Design & Manufacturing Process and Micro & Nanomaterials Lab TA

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I am currently pursuing my Ph.D. in the area of solid mechanics.




Gnana Subramaniam

Robotics Laboratory TA

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I am passionate about science and science education.




Lateef Akorede

Heat Transfer/Fluid Mechanics Lab TA

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I am a renewable and sustainable energy enthusiast as such the move to mechanical engineering for my Ph.D. for interdisciplinary research engagement.


Chris Billings

Mechanical Capstone and Engines Lab TA

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I am a Ph.D. student under Dr. Liu studying additive manufacturing.




Steven Dongfang

Interactive Engineering Design Simulation TA

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I am currently doing some research on 3D printing and shape-memory materials. 



Samuel Faegre

Capstone TA

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My goal after college is to work in renewable energies or with an Aviation company making a positive impact in the world.




Emmanuel Hakizimana

Dynamics and Heat Transfer TA

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I am pursuing a PhD with Dr. Mrinal Saha on material development for selective laser sintering.



Philani Hlanze

Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics Lab TA

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My research interest is thermal energy storage in air conditioning systems.



Parisa Marashizadeh

Design of Mechanical Component TA

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My research area is multiscale modeling focusing on Molecular Dynamics Simulation and Finite Element Analysis of hybrid composites and nanocomposites.


Milad Najafbeygi

Design and Manufacturing Process TA

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Currently, I am working under the supervision of Dr. Siddique, and my research area is focused on Oil and Gas.



Fatema Tarannum

Heat Transfer and Fluid Mechanics TA

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Being a TA encourages me to develop myself academically and professionally along with performing my research work.


Roshan Sameer Annam

Heat Transfer/Fluid Mechanics Lab and Internal Combustion Engines Lab TA

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He's currently working towards characterizing thermal properties of semi-conductor and thermo-electric materials.


Noah Boeckman

Embedded Real-Time Systems TA

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I'm interested in the combination of Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering.




David Dowdell

Robotics Lab TA

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I have a Computer Science minor and work part-time as an intern at Northrop Grumman in OKC, doing even more programming.



Nathan Grandstaff

Interactive Engineering Design Simulation TA

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I have an interest in additive manufacturing and will be working on novel 3D printers both as a part of my undergraduate research and as part of my capstone project this semester.


Marwan Hashem

Dynamics TA

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Marwan has a Masters in Mechanical engineering.




Callen Koiner

Aerospace Structures TA

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I currently act as the Aerodynamics Lead on the team overseeing the design, manufacture, final test, and installation of the complete aerodynamics package.


Paolo Mogollon

Heat transfer TA

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Paolo is a research assistant in multiphase heat transfer lab and a teacher assistant in Heat transfer.




Zachary Randall

Robotics' Lab TA

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After graduation, I will be an Astronautical Engineer for the Air Force.




Vincent Webster

Circuits and Sensors TA

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I am pursuing a degree in Aerospace Engineering.