Lucas Spies is a PhD student in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Texas A&M University. He earned his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad Tecnologica Nacional, FRSF, Argentina. He worked for three years as an undergraduate student researcher at the Fluid Dynamics lab (FLOW) in the ME department at UTN-FRSF. He was involved in the study, design, and manufacturing of vertical axis wind turbines. He also holds a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. As part of his work, he developed a Machine-Learning based tool to predict Tire-Pavement Interaction Noise (TPIN) using both Tire and Pavement parameters. His research focuses on the physics behind the flow-induced noise phenomenon in head wearables and consumer electronics and hearing aid devices.
Sourabh Sangle is a PhD student in the Mechanical Engineering department at Texas A&M. Sourabh Sangle holds a bachelor’s degree from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS) Pilani, India. His current research focuses on ‘Cyber-Physical System integrity and security with electro-mechanical impedance’.
Amirhossein Omidi Soroor is a Ph.D. student in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Aerospace Engineering from the Science and Research Branch of Azad University and the Sharif University of Technology in Iran, respectively.
Kevin Lieb is an aerospace engineering master’s student, working towards experimental aerodynamic, structural, and acoustic testing of a potential treatment for the leading-edge slat. Current work focuses on the development of a high-resolution, low-cost acoustic beamforming system. As an undergraduate, he focused on experimental work, including composite fatigue testing, wind-tunnel testing of infinite wing sections, and designed, built, and tested an SMA-actuated low-speed flow modification device. Kevin works with the M2AESTRO Laboratory under Dr Darren Hartl, https://maestrolab.tamu.edu/.
William Rogers is a PhD student in the Mechanical Engineering department at Texas A&M University. He earned his Bachelors and Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville. As an undergraduate, he studied wave-driven motion in thin plates. For his Masters, he investigated the superposition of orthogonal structure-borne travelling waves (SBTW) as a tool for driving travelling waves in finite structures in any prescribed direction. His current research is developing mathematical tools for approximating the propagation direction and the quality of these SBTW combinations.