Ekwaro-Osire Research Group Members

Post Doctoral Associate

João Paulo DiasJoão Paulo Dias

Email : joao-paulo.dias@ttu.edu

Office : ME 225 H

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, São Paulo State University (UNESP-Brazil), 2003

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, São Paulo State University (UNESP-Brazil), 2006

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC-Brazil), 2012

Research Interests: Probabilistic prognostics and health management of wind turbines, uncertainty quantification in engineering sketches, probabilistic analysis in orthopedic biomechanics

 

 

 

Tássia Penha Pereira, Ph.D.

Email : tassia.pereira@ttu.edu

Office : ME 225 H

B.E., Environmental Engineering, São Paulo State University, 2010

M.Sc., Energy Systems Planning, University of Campinas, 2012

Ph.D., Wind Science & Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2018

Research Interests: Renewable energy resource assessment, wind energy system reliability, remote sensing, energy economics, life-cycle assessment, systems engineering.

 

 

Graduate Students

Ozhan Gecgel

Email : ozhan.gecgel@ttu.edu

Ph.D. Student

Office: ME 225 K

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey 2013

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, , Middle East Technical University, Ankara Turkey 2015

Research Interests: Probabilistic analysis, probabilistic prognostic health management and determination of remaining useful life, ocean wave energy conversion systems

Shweta Dabetwar

Email : shweta.Dabetwar@ttu.edu

Ph.D. Student

Office : ME 225 K

B.E., Mechanical Engineering, University of Mumbai, 2014

Research Interests: Probabilistic Prognostics and health management and uncertainty quantification

Godlove Wanki

Email : godlove.wanki@ttu.edu

Ph.D. Student

Office : ME 225 K

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2013

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2015

Research Interests: Probabilistic analysis in orthopedic biomechanics, fracture mechanics.

Abraham Nispel

Email : abraham.nispel@ttu.edu

Ph.D. Student

Office: 225 K

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile 2014

Research Interests: Uncertainty quantification and remaining useful life in mechanical systems


 

Graduate Alumni

Spring 2017

Haile Endeshaw

Email : haile.endeshaw@ttu.edu

Ph.D. Student

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Mekelle University 2005

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University 2011

Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University 2017

Research Interests: Probabilistic prognostics, engineering design, fracture mechanics, dynamics, wind energy, biomechanics, design under uncertainty, energy harvesting using smart materials

Ricardo Cruz-Lozano

Email : ricardo.cruz-lozano@ttu.edu

Ph.D. Student

B.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Tec de Mty Campus Edo. de Méx., 2007

M.S., Interactive Design and Manufacturing/ Innov@prodCINVESTAV-IPN & ENSAM-Bordeaux-Talence, 2012

Ph.D, Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University 2018

Research Interests: Design Methodologies, Uncertainty Quantification in Design Communication, Design Representations, Conceptual Design

 

Undergraduate Alumni

Lizzy Kang    

Email : dahye.kang@ttu.edu

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, 2018

Research Interests: 3-D solid modeling of orthopedic implants, probabilistic analysis in orthopedic biomechanics

Ahmewd Obaya    

Email : ahmed.obaya@ttu.edu

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University,  2017

Research Interests: Computational modeling of crack propagation using ANSYS and Python language

 

Visiting Undergraduate Students (Fall 2016)

Fall 2016

Amanda de Oliveira Barros

Email : amanda.barros@ttu.edu

B.S., Mechanical and Automotive Engineering, Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil (2017 expected)

Research Interests: Computational modeling of crack propagation

Matheus Henrique Ferreira Moura

Email : matheus.moura@ttu.edu

B.S., Mechanical and Vehicle Engineering, Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil (2017 expected)

Research Interests: Probabilistic Computational modeling of crack propagation

Rayan do Lago e Silva Coelho

Email : rayan.coelho@ttu.edu

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Military Institute of Engineering, Brazil (2017 expected)

Research Interests: Experimental analysis of crack growth, Probabilistic prognostics

Caio Felix

Email : caio.felix@ttu.edu

B. S. , Mechanical and Weaponry Engineering, Military Institute of Engineering (IME), Brazil (expected 2017)

Research Interests: Probabilistic analysis of design representations