CURRENT PROJECTS

Cyber-Enabled Direct Digital Manufacturing of Gas Turbine Engine Hot-section Components
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research

Computational Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of Scaffolds for Bone and Cartilage Tissue Engineering with Predictable Mechanical and Transport Properties

Large-Area Laser Interference Patterning and Growth of Nanostructures
Collaborators: Prof. Zhong Lin Wang (Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Tech), Prof. C.P. Wong (Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Tech), Prof. R.D. Dupuis (Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Tech).

COMPLETED PROJECTS

Cyber-Enabled Direct Digital Manufacturing of Heterogeneous Multifunctional Components (DDM of HMCs)
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research


Direct Digital Manufacturing of Airfoils
Sponsor: DARPA
Collaborators: Prof. John Halloran (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)

Freeform Fabrication of Multifunctional Nanocomposites via Selective Laser Sintering
Sponsor: National Science Foundation
Collaborators: Prof. Kyriaki Kalaitzidou (Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Tech)

Computational Design, Fabrication and Characterization of Microarchitectured Solid Oxide Fuel Cells with Improved Energy Efficiency
Collaborators: Prof. Meilin Liu (Materials Science and Engineering, Georgia Tech)

Scanning Laser Epitaxy of Single-Crystal Nickel Superalloys
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research

High-Power Fiber Laser for Direct Digital Manufacturing
Sponsor: Department of Defense DURIP/ONR

Direct Digital Laser Manufacturing of Nickel Superalloy Single Crystal Components
Sponsor: Naval Research Laboratory

Direct Laser Manufacturing of High Temperature Oxidation and Rub Resistant Tip Coatings
Sponsor: Honeywell Corporation

Functionalized Micro/Nano-structured Polymeric Materials via Laser Treatment
Sponsor: Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Development of Parallel Direct-Write Laser Freeform Manufacturing
Sponsor: Department of Defense DURIP/ONR

CAREER: Solid Freeform Fabrication of Heterogeneous Multifunctional Devices
Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Functionally Graded Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering
Sponsor: National Institutes of Health

NER: Nanofabrication using Near-field Nano-optical Laser Processing
Sponsor: National Science Foundation

Integrated Design and Fabrication of Multimaterial Compliant Systems Using Solid Freeform Fabrication
Sponsor: National Science Foundation