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 H. Azarian Failure Analysis, Prognostics and Health Management, Electrical Contacts, Passive Components, Counterfeit Detection and Mitigation 301-405-7555 
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 of Packaging Materials, Components and Assemblies 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, Failure Analysis (301)-405-3884


Research Students


Abhishek Ram Efficacy of Screening and Burn-In aram8@umd.edu
Beihan Zhao Development and Testing of CNT and Metallic Nanoparticle-based Inks for 3D Printing bzhao12@umd.edu
Brett Setera Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Reliability bsetera@umd.edu
Changsu Kim Electronic Packaging and Reliability, Characterization of Polymers csk@umd.edu
Chintankumar Patel Component Management cpatel98@umd.edu
Christopher Riso 3D Printed Electronic Components chriso@umd.edu
Clifton Buxbaum Integrated 3D Packaged DC-DC Converter cbux6@umd.edu
David Leslie Physics of Failure of Complex Outdoor Lighting Systems eguti007@terpmail.umd.edu
Declan Mallamo Prognostics and Reliability of Complex Aircraft Systems mgutierr@umd.edu
Deng Yun Chen Solder Interconnect Life Modelings zhe12@umd.edu
Devon Richman Identifying Counterfeit or Clone Electronic Component prabhatj@umd.edu
Erick Gutierrez Transient Liquid Phase Sintering jayanthi@umd.edu
Gilad Nave Transient Liquid Phase Materials Pastes vkheman@terpmail.umd.edu
Hamidreza Habibollahi Najaf Abadi Prognostic and Health Management, Reliability of Connectors csk@umd.edu
He Yun Manufacturability and Reliability of Additively Manufactured Planar Transformer Windings Using Silver-based Pastes lkong@umd.edu
Hirbod Akhavantaheri Network Modeling of Counterfeit Electronics Supply Chain nklee@umd.edu
Hisham Abusalma Reliability of Electronics dleslie@calce.umd.edu
Jack Yang Reliability of Semiconductor Packaging, Uncertainty Propagation Analysis xiao365@umd.edu
Jacob Welch Fatigue Damage Caused by Repeated Impacts in Electronic Assemblies lvyz123@umd.edu
Kunal Ahuja Trench Capacitor Reliability dmallamo@umd.edu
Lekhith Yelamanchili Electronics Reliability gnave@umd.edu
Lingxi Kong Battery Reliability and Safety cpatel98@umd.edu
Lokesh Sangepu Packaging Reliability anto@calce.umd.edu
Mauricio Gutierrez Prognostics and Lithion Batteries sukrutp@umd.edu
Naga Siva Srinivas Putta Simulations and assessment of different topologies for power electronic converters nagasiva@umd.edu
Namkyoung Lee Prognostics and Health Management aram8@umd.edu
Peter Anto Physics-Of-Failure and Reliability Testing of Capacitor Technologies drichman@umd.edu
Prabhat Janamanchi Adhesive Joint Reliability chriso@umd.edu
Shao-Peng Chen Open-Systems Procurement and Sustainment spchen@umd.edu
Sriram Jayanthi Reliability Impacts of Underfill Selection yonsa22@gmail.com
Sukrut Phansalkar Reliability of Semiconductor Packaging, Uncertainty Propagation Analysis lokesh@umd.edu
Swarup Kumar Subudhi Development, Printing, and Testing of Soft Magnetic Films and CNT-GO based Electronics swarupks@umd.edu
Varun Khemani Prognostics and Health Management of Electronics swarupks@umd.edu
Xiao Lin Fatigue Damage Caused by Multiaxial Vibration Excitation in Electronic Assemblies jwelch23@terpmail.umd.edu
Yizhou Lu Reliability of Power Electronic Modules for Off-Shore Wind Turbines yhyangv@umd.edu
Yonatan Saadon Reliability of Power Electronic Modules for Off-Shore Wind Turbines zxyao@terpmail.umd.edu
Yonatan Saadon Power Module Reliability yonsa22@gmail.com
Zhaoxi Yao Aircraft Smart Motor Thermal Management and Reliability zxyao@terpmail.umd.edu
Zhou He Water Ingress Protection Testing and Assessment of Portable Electronics zhe12@umd.edu

Interns and visitors 

Name Supervisor or Host Current
Hannah L. Mathew Dr. Diganta Das South River High School
Dr. Hector Beltran San Segundo Prof. Michael Pecht Universitat Jaume I de Castelló