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Dr Sunand Santhanagopalan

[Dr Sunand Santhanagopalan]

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Last Updated: September 29, 2020
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Education

Education

    • 2013 PhD in Mechanical Engineering
      Michigan Tech University, 2013
    • 2011 MS in Mechanical Engineering
      Michigan Tech University, 2011
    • 2006 BS in Mechanical Engineering
      University Of Mumbai, 2006

Appointments

Appointments

    • Jan 2018 to Present Lecturer
      Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, The University fo Texas at Arlington (Arlington)
      Teach undergraduate and graduate courses
    • Jan 2014 to Dec 2017 Post Doctoral Research Associate
      The University of Texas at Arlington (ARLINGTON, TX, United States)
    • Jan 2010 to Jan 2013 Research Assistant / PhD
      Michigan Technological University (MTU)
      • Investigated and synthesized high quality nanomaterials using one pot hydrothermal synthesis. • Developed scale-up setups and investigated fluid flow & drag mechanisms during continuous deposition for effective scalable manufacturing • Explored pulse deposition techniques for improved quality of aligned nanoforests. • Demonstrated the fabrication of large-scale electrodes for high performance EDL and redox supercapacitors with suitable material chemistry and desired nanomaterial orientation.
    • Jan 2010 to May 2010 Teaching Assistant , Computer Aided Design Methods
      Michigan Technological University
      • Instructed senior level lab sections in CAD techniques using UG NX. Integrated classroom theory into practical training by creating relevant tutorials and assignments, instructing labs and grading student work. • Supervised semester long student projects for PACE course competition (Siemens). • Received a commendation from the department chair for the highest student evaluation ratings in fall 2010.
    • Jan 2008 to Jan 2010 Research Assistant / Master of Science
      Michigan Technological University (MTU)
      Nanofabrication using High voltage electrophoretic deposition • Developed new scalable nanofabrication techniques to obtain facile fabrication of vertically aligned forests of 1D nanomaterials. Demonstrated generic, versatile and scalable nature of the developed techniques. • Studied the effect of high voltage electrophoretic deposition on 1D nanomaterial orientation and deposition.
    • Jan 2009 to May 2009 Teaching Assistant, Finite Element Analysis
      Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University
      • Instructed senior level lab sections in finite element methods for structural analysis using UG NX. • Integrated in-class theoretical concepts to software based problem solving with creative group assignments, tutorials, guidance in analysis and report writing and grading student work.

Awards and Honors

    • May  2018 Most Valuable Mechanical Engineering Faculty Award sponsored by Department of Mechanical and Aerospace AEngineering

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

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    • Jan 2014 to July 2016 Scalable Fabrication of Fractal Nanoparticles for Electrochemical Energy Storage sponsored by  -  $116036
      Sunand Santhanagopalan (Funded)

Publications

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Present
      Graduate Supervised Research
      (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      Thesis Adviser
    • Dec 2019
      Undergraduate Honors Thesis
      Sanjana Choudhary, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      Enhancement of Thermal Energy Storage Using Binary Nitrate Salt Mixture via Addition of Latent Heat
    • Aug 2019
      Undergraduate Honors Activities
      (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Dec 2018
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Blesson Isaac, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Aug 2018
      Undergraduate Honors Activities
      Sanjana Choudhary, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • May 2018
      Undergraduate Honors Activities
      (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Aug 2017
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Anirudh Balram,
    • Aug 2017
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Hanfei Zhang,

Courses

      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 5326-001 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5326-002 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 5326-900 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 5300-310 PREP COURSE FOR AEROSPACE ENG
        (Course Id: 112148)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 6297-048 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 6397-048 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MAE 3310-001 THERMODYNAMICS I
        (Course Id: 103631)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3310-002 THERMODYNAMICS I
        (Course Id: 103631)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5398-048 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 5698-048 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
      • MAE 3324-001 STRUC & MECH BEHAVIOR MATERIAL
        (Course Id: 111317)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5326-001 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5326-002 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 5300-309 PREP COURSE FOR AEROSPACE ENG
        (Course Id: 112148)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MAE 3309-001 THERMAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 103630)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 4382-001 TRENDS IN RENEW. ENERGY TECH
        (Course Id: 113571)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5382-001 TRENDS RENEWABLE ENERGY TECH
        (Course Id: 113442)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5382-002 TRENDS RENEWABLE ENERGY TECH
        (Course Id: 113442)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 5382-003 TRENDS RENEWABLE ENERGY TECH
        (Course Id: 113442)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MAE 4000-048 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 111531)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5326-001 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 4391-048 SPEC PROB MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Course Id: 103689)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 3310-001 THERMODYNAMICS I
        (Course Id: 103631)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 3310-002 THERMODYNAMICS I
        (Course Id: 103631)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 3000-048 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 111525)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 6699-048 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103490)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 3344 | Xlist Coursenum: 002)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • MAE 3324-001 STRUC & MECH BEHAVIOR MATERIAL
        (Course Id: 111317)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • ME 6699-048 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103490)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 3344 | Xlist Coursenum: 002,003)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MSE 5394-075 Master's Research Project I
        (Course Id: 111990)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5326-001 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 4301-005 SPEC TOPICS MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Topic: Energy Tech & Research Trends | Course Id: 103659 | Xlist Coursepre: ME 5390 | Xlist Coursenum: 005,105)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5390-005 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Energy Tech & Research Trends | Course Id: 103456 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 4390 | Xlist Coursenum: 005)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5390-105 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Energy Tech & Research Trends | Course Id: 103456 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 4390, ME 5390 | Xlist Coursenum: 005)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 3309-001 THERMAL ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 103630)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5398-048 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 2000-048 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 111524)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 3000-048 UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 111525)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 3310-1
        (Course Id: 82230)
        Fall - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3310-2
        (Course Id: 82231)
        Fall - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-1
        (Course Id: 82239)
        Fall - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-2
        (Course Id: 82240)
        Fall - 2018
      • MAE 3344-3
        (Course Id: 83971)
        Fall - 2018
      • ME 5326-1
        (Course Id: 86702)
        Fall - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5398-48
        (Course Id: 91086)
        Fall - 2018
      • ME 6399-48
        (Course Id: 89703)
        Fall - 2018
      • ME 6699-48
        (Course Id: 89702)
        Fall - 2018
      • ME 6699-048 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103490)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 3344 | Xlist Coursenum: 002,003)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 5326-001 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MAE 3310-001 THERMODYNAMICS I
        (Course Id: 103631)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MAE 3310-002 THERMODYNAMICS I
        (Course Id: 103631)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 6699-048 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103490)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3324-001 STRUC & MECH BEHAVIOR MATERIAL
        (Course Id: 111317)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6999-048 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103494)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5326-001 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 4301-005 SPEC TOPICS MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Topic: Energy Tech & Research Trends | Course Id: 103659 | Xlist Coursepre: ME 5390 | Xlist Coursenum: 005)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5390-005 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Energy Tech & Research Trends | Course Id: 103456 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 4301 | Xlist Coursenum: 005)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6399-048 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103486)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 6699-048 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103490)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 3344 | Xlist Coursenum: 002,003)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5326-001 MFG PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
        (Course Id: 112732)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ME 7399-048 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 3344 | Xlist Coursenum: 002)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • ME 6699-048 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103490)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 3344 | Xlist Coursenum: 002,003)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 6397-048 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MAE 4301-005 SPEC TOPICS MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Topic: Energy Tech & Research Trends | Course Id: 103659 | Xlist Coursepre: ME 5390 | Xlist Coursenum: 005)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 5390-005 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Energy Tech & Research Trends | Course Id: 103456 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 4301 | Xlist Coursenum: 005)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 5398-048 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 6699-048 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103490)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 3344 | Xlist Coursenum: 002, 003)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MAE 3344-003 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 6997-048 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103493)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 6699-048 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103490)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 3344 | Xlist Coursenum: 002)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • ME 6397-048 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
      • ME 6997-048 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103493)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MAE 4301-005 SPEC TOPICS MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Topic: Energy Tech and Research Trend | Course Id: 103659 | Xlist Coursepre: ME 5390 | Xlist Coursenum: 005)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • ME 5390-005 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: EnergyTechnologyResearchTrends | Course Id: 103456 | Xlist Coursepre: MAE 4301 | Xlist Coursenum: 005)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016
      • MAE 3344-001 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014
      • MAE 3344-002 INTRO MANUFACTURING ENGR
        (Course Id: 103645)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014

Service to the Profession

    • Jan 2019 to  Jan 2019
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Applied Energy
    • Sept 2018 to  Sept 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Sensors
    • July 2018 to  July 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Nanoscale Reviews
    • Apr 2018 to  May 2018
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      ChemElectroChem Journal
    • Sept 2017 to  Sept 2017
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Sensors