Team

We are looking for new team members (see openings) !

PI

PI: Horea Ilies

Professor and Head, Mechanical Engineering, University of Connecticut
Director, DREAM Research Center

  • (2000) Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Wisconsin
  • (1995) M.S. Mechanics, Michigan State University

Current Students and Postdocs

Rakesh Balamurugan

ME PhD student, joined 2023

Mohammad M. Behzadi

ME PhD student, joined 2018

Amir Vahedi

ME PhD student, joined 2023

Kyle Vu

MS student

Peter Zaffetti

PhD student, CS, joined 2022

Bei Zhou

ME PhD student, joined 2018

This could be you !

See openings for more info

Alumni

Meysam Chorsi, PhD 2023


More: postdoc at Stanford University; co-advised with Prof. K. Kazerounian

Jiangce Chen, PhD 2023


More: postdoc at Carnegie Mellon University

Caitlyn Mundrane, MS 2021


More: co-advised with Prof. K. Kazerounian

Radu Corcodel, PhD 2019


More: Mitsubishi Electric Research Labs.

Arun Malla, MS 2019


More: co-advised with Prof. K. Kazerounian, now PhD student at Virgina Tech.

Sam Soifer, MS 2019


More: Pratt and Whitney

Winson Ye, CS undergraduate, 2019


More: Payscale.

Reed Williams, PhD, 2017


More: Siemens.

Morad Behandish, PhD, 2016


More: manager of the computational design group at PARC.

Pouya Tavousi, PhD 2016


More: co-advised with Prof. K. Kazerounian; Senior Research Scientist, University of Connecticut.

Frol Periverzov, PhD, 2016


More: ABB Research.

Weiling Li, MS 2016


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Xiaojun Zhao MS, 2015


More: Facebook.

Denis Dorozhkin (postdoc),


More: faculty at Georgia Tech.

William Pratt, undergraduate student 2013


More: Pratt and Whitney.

Hima Khoshreza, MS 2013


More: co-advised with Prof. K. Kazerounian; General Electric.

Ata Eftekharian, PhD 2011


More: UT Austin.

Zahra Shahbazi, PhD 2011


More: Associate Professor, Manhattan College.

Nier Wu , PhD 2011


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Huseyin Erdim, PhD June 2009


More: Cruise.

Kail Frank, MS June 2009


More: Bystronic, Switzerland.

Matthew Kozacheck, high school student 2006.


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Jesse Parker, MS 2007


More: co-advised with Prof. K. Kazerounian

Peter Bohnenkamp, MS 2007


More: co-advised with Prof. K. Kazerounian