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Faculty, Staff and Students in TLCL

The TLCL has been in operation from 1999 and has been actively involved in research related to tribology, lubrication and coatings. Research is interdisciplinary and involves faculty and staff from materials science and chemistry as well as collaborators in the fields of surface physics, mechanical engineering and nanosciences.

FACULTY

Dr. Pranesh B. Aswath, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering Department and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department.

Dr. Ronald L. Elsenbaumer, Professor, Materials Sciece and Engineering Department and Chemistry and Biochemistry Department and VP for Research and Federal Relations.

POST DOCTORAL FELLOWS

Dr. Ramoun Mourhatch Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington

Dr. Xin Chen, Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington

 PLATINUM RESEARCH ORGANIZATION

Mr. John (Cork) Jaeger, CEO, Platinum Research Organization

Mr. David Owen, CTO, Platinum Research Organization.

Mr. Matt Hawkins, Platinum Research Organization

 
CONSULTANTS

Dr. Harold Shaub, Center for Innovation

 
GRADUATE STUDENTS

Mr. BoHoon Kim - Ph.D. Candidate

Mr. Mihir Kumar Patel-Ph.D. Candidate

Mr. Eray Erkan-Ph.D. Candidate

Mr. Nader Sawanesh-Ph.D. Candidate

Ms. Hansika Parekh- MS Candidate

Ms. Arunya Suresh-MS Candidate

Ms. Beibei Wang-MS Candidate

Mr. Tonye Adeogba-MS Candidate

 
ALUMNI OF GROUP AND CURRENT AFFILIATION

Dr. Gabi Nehme - Assistant Professor, Balamand University

Dr. Zahedul Huq, North Dakota State University

Dr. Ramoun Mourhatch- Post Doctoral Fellow-University of Texas at Arlington

Dr. Anuradha Somayaji-

Ms. Kajal Parekh - Munzig

Mr. Krupal Patel (Indipendent Business)

Mr. Sunit Munot (Indipendent Business)

Mr. Hiroshi Ito (Mitsubishi Heavy Industries)

Mr. Joonas Ponkala (Graduate Student - UT Arlington)

Contact Information

Dr. Pranesh Aswath

Professor, Materials Science and Engineering Department and Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department

500 West First Street, Rm 325, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019

Phone: 817-272-7108, email: aswath@uta.edu

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