Faculty and Research Scientists

Bio Research Areas Contact
Prof. Michael Pecht Reliability & Supply Chain Policies 301-405-5323
Dr. Michael Osterman Testing and Simulation Based Failure Assessment 301-405-8023
Dr. Michael Azarian Materials Science, Photonic Devices, Tribology, and Reliability 301-405-7555 
Prof. Avram Bar-Cohen Photo Optics and Thermal 301-405-3173
Prof. David Bigio Polymers 301-405-5258
Prof. Aris Christou Flexible Displays, Semiconductor Reliability 301-405-5208
Dr. Diganta Das Parts Selection & Management, Uprating, Component Reliability 301-405-5323 
Prof. Siddhartha Das Soft Capillarity and Wetting, Micro-nanoscale transport 301-405-6633
Prof. Abhijit Dasgupta Interconnect Reliability, Accelerated Testing 301-405-5251
Prof. Bongtae Han Reliability Assessment and Prognostics 301-405-5255
Prof. Patrick McCluskey Power Electronics, Component Reliability 301-405-0279
Prof. Michael Ohadi Thermal Management 301-405-5263
Prof. Peter Sandborn Technology Tradeoff Analysis, Life Cycle Cost 301-405-3167
Dr. Robert Utter Electronic Product Development (301)-405-3884


Research Students


Amine Amarir  Optical Fiber Reliability aamarir@terpmail.umd.edu
Rishabh Chaudhary Electrical Contacts rish5251@umd.edu
Deng Yun Chen Solder Interconnect Life Modelings dchen925@terpmail.umd.edu
Weiping Diao  Battery Reliability wdiao@terpmail.umd.edu
Erick Gutierrez  Transient Liquid Phase Sintering eguti007@terpmail.umd.edu
Ravin Singh  Waterproofing of Smartphones rsingh10@umd.edu
Hao Huang  Adhesive Joint Reliability huang.hao.gd.umd.edu
Hyun-Seop Lee Electronics Reliability hlee0715@umd.edu
Hamidreza Habibollahi Najaf Abadi Artificial Intelligence and Prognostics of Electronics hamidh@umd.edu
Varun Khemani  Prognostics and Health Management of Electronics vkheman@terpmail.umd.edu
Jonathan Kordell  Fiber Optics jkordell@terpmail.umd.edu
David Leslie  Physics of Failure of Complex Outdoor Lighting Systems   dleslie@calce.umd.edu
Kong Lingxi  Lithium-ion Batteries lkong@umd.edu
Kaushik Lovlesh  Contact Resistance Testing lkaushik@umd.edu
Yizhou Lu  Reliability of Power Electronic Modules for Off Shore Wind Turbines lvyz123@umd.edu
Aishwarya Gaonkar Evaluation of FIDES Reliability Methodology agaonkar@umd.edu
Anto Peter Physics-Of-Failure and Reliability Testing of Capacitor Technologies anto@calce.umd.edu
Jose A. Romero  Capacitor Reliability jromerop@terpmail.umd.edu
Saurabh Saxena  Battery Prognostics saxenas@calce.umd.edu
Chien-Ming Huang Corrosive Effects of Gas Emissions from Lithium-ion Batteries cmhuang@umd.edu
Neda Shafiei Prognostics of Batteries and Hard Disk Drive Failures nshafiei@umd.edu
Mauricio Gutierrez Prognostics and Lithion  Batteries  mgutierr@umd.edu
Ryan Aalund System Reliability and Accelerated Life Testing raalund@umd.edu
Namkyoung Lee Prognostics and Health Management nklee@umd.edu
Suraj Ravimanalan Supply Chain Reliability surajr97@umd.edu
Deepak Manohar Bondre Fretting in Connectors  deepakb@umd.edu

Former Interns and Visitors

Cheryl Wurzbacher, Publications | 301-405-5331 | cwurzbac@umd.edu
David Eisner, Software Development | 301-405-5341 | deisner@umd.edu
Roy Arunkumar, Administration | 301-405-5323 | rakumar@umd.edu