All courses for every first-year Science student will be delivered online this fall. A limited number of students in their second, third and fourth years will return to campus for part of the semester.

New Contractually-Limited Assistant Professor Position: Click here for more details

Sumanth Shankar
Sumanth Shankar
Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering
The following is a list of my research interests:
  • Metal Casting
  • Solidification Processing Fundamentals
  • Semi-Solid Metal Casting - Rheo-Casting and Thixo-casting
  • Diffusion Analysis
  • Molten Metal Cleaning and Processing
  • Rheology of molten metal
  • X-ray/Neutron diffraction analysis of molten metal
  • Aluminum and Magnesium Alloy Development
  • Casting Process Development
  • Die Tool Material Development
  • Advanced Microscopy (SEM, TEM, FIB, LEAP, etc.)
  • Microstructure-Property-Performance-Cost relationship studies

Casting, Microscopy & Diffraction, Transport Phenomenon

Casting, Microscopy & Diffraction, Transport Phenomenon

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