Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, LSU (2017-present).
Postdoctoral Researcher, Aerospace Engineering, TU Delft, Delft, Netherlands (2014-2017).
Research Associate, Bombardier Aerospace/McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada (2012-2013).
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada (2012).
MEng., Mechanical Engineering, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada (2007).
BEng., Mechanical Engineering, University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QC, Canada (2004).
Awards and Honors
- NSF CAREER Award, 2021
- LSU Alumni Association Rising Faculty Research Award, 2021
- Michael R. Mangham Tiger Athletic Foundation Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2020
- McGill Engineering Doctoral Award (MEDA), 2007 – 2010
- McGill Provost’s Graduate Fellowship, 2009 – 2010
- Hydro-Quebec Fellowship, 2007 – 2009
- 1st prize for poster competition of the 9th Annual Super Light Weight Composite Bridge Building Contest (SAMPE, Long Beach), 2006
PhD student (2018-present)
Accelerated M.Sc. student (2020-present)
PhD student (2019-present)
M.Sc. student (2020-present)
Co-supervised with Dr. Barbalata
PhD student (2020-present)
Co-supervised with Dr. Li
Luke Weger – Smart Polymers REU, University of Iowa (Summer 2021)
Harry Frederick, M.Sc. (Fall 2020) – Waldemar S. Nelson and Company, Inc.
Juan Amaya (Research Associate I, Winter-Summer 2020)
Steven Williams (PhD student, 2018-2020) – M.Sc. in Robotics at LSU
David Hoskins, M.Sc. (Fall 2019) – Research Associate at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Jacob Agostinho – ME LSU (Fall 2020-Spring 2021)
Judah Wolf – ME LSU (2019-2020)
Caroline Cochran – CIMM REU, LSU (Summer 2020)
Benjamin Vigier – Polytech Lyon intern (Spring-Summer 2020)
Kyle Huber (Honors Thesis) – ME LSU (Fall 2019 and Spring 2020)
Quentin Moussiere – Polytech Lyon intern (Spring-Summer 2019)
William Sands – Smart Polymers REU, Clemson University (Summer 2019)
Clayton Terrebonne – ME LSU (2018-2019)
Marie Allain – ME LSU (2018-2019)
Melanie Toups – CIMM REU, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (Summer 2018)
Erin Tsai – Smart Polymers REU, Trinity University (Summer 2018) - Now PhD student in Chemistry at LSU
Joshua Vrettos – ME LSU (Summer 2018)
Melanie Toups (REU Summer 2018)
Erin Tsai (REU Summer 2018)
William Sands (REU Summer 2019)