Justin Schwartz

Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of Engineering

Appendix IV: Student and Staff Supervision

Graduate Student Supervision (Major Professor)

Graduated (forty-three students, including fifteen female and six under-represented minorities; nineteen M.S. and thirty Ph.D.)

  • Earle E. Burkhardt, University of Illinois Urbana, Department of Nuclear Engineering
    • M.S. 05/93, “Superconducting Magnets for Small Scale Energy Storage Systems and Electrodynamic Magnetic Levitation Systems”
    • Ph.D. 03/98, “Stability of High-Tc Superconducting Conductors Using the Finite Element Method”
    • Currently: FRIB, Michigan State University
  • James L. Hill, University of Illinois Urbana, Department of Nuclear Engineering
    • M.S. 12/93, “Analysis of the Modified Square Toroid, A Force-Reduced Electromagnet”
    • Currently: Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Shiming Wu, University of Illinois Urbana, Department of Nuclear Engineering
    • Ph.D. 05/94, “Processing and Microstructural Characterization of Li Doped and Undoped Polycrystalline Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox
    • Currently: Currently: Senior Patent Counsel, Huawei Technologies, China
  • Bruce C. Amm, University of Illinois Urbana, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 12/93, “Optimization of the Force-Reduced Modified Square Toroid Magnet Design” Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Ph.D. 12/96, “An Optimized Superconducting Toroidal Magnet Using a Force-Reduced Winding Scheme”
    • Currently: General Electric, Global Research and Development Center
  • Jiyou Guo, University of Illinois at Urbana, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • M.S. 5/94, “Microstructural Development and Superconducting Properties of Hot-Rolled Ag and Ag(Cu)-Sheathed Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox Tapes”
    • Currently: Intel
  • Elizabeth A. Scholle (Carle), University of Illinois Urbana, Department of Nuclear Engineering
    • Ph.D. 3/95, “Impact of Vibration-Induced Disturbances on Superconducting Magnets”
    • Currently: Associate Professor, Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Kathleen Amm, Florida State University, Department of Physics
    • M.S. 8/96; Ph.D. 12/97, “Synthesis and Characterization of HgBa2Can–1CunOx Superconductors on Metallic Substrates”
    • Currently: Manager, Electromagnetics and Superconductivity Lab, General Electric, Global Research and Development Center
  • Sawako Nakamae, Florida State University, Department of Physics
    • M.S. 08/96; Ph.D. 12/98, “Magnetothermal Conductivity of Bi2Sr2CanCun+1Ox Bulk Superconductors”
    • Currently: CEA-Saclay, France
  • Wangshui Wei, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • o Ph.D. 03/98, “Effects of Oxide Additions to Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox: Phase Evolution and Flux Pinning”
    • Currently: Senior Analyst Federated Department Stores
  • Li Ying, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 08/99, “Synthesis and Properties of Pb-Doped HgBa2Ca2Cu3Ox Superconductors”
    • Currently: Programmer/Consultant Tellabs
  • Ulf Trociewitz, Aachen University of Technology, Applied Physics
    • Ph.D. 05/01, “The Impact of Chemically Active Additions on Phase Formation and Superconducting Properties of Partial Melt Processed Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox
    • Currently: Associate Scholar/Scientist, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, FSU
  • Hiranmayi Palanki, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 12/02, “Critical Current Variability and Thermal Quench Studies on High Temperature Superconducting Tapes”
    • Currently: Florida Power & Light
  • Daniel C. van der Laan, University of Twente, Applied Physics & Low Temperature Division
    • Ph.D. 01/04, “Flux Pinning and Connectivity in Polycrystalline High-Temperature Superconductors”
    • Currently: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder
  • Oscar Castillo, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 03/04, “Microstructural and Superconducting Properties of V-doped MgB2 Bulk and Wires”
    • Currently: Engineer, Northrop-Grumman, California
  • Jianhua Su, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Ph.D. 03/04, “Growth and Characterization of Mercurocuprate Superconductors on Silver”
    • Currently: Senior Engineering Manager, HzO
  • Bin Xu, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 06/04, “Study of the Magnetic Field Dependence of the Critical Current of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x and (Bi,Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10+x Superconducting Tapes”
  • Abdallah Mbaruku, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Ph.D. 03/06, “Electromechanical and Fatigue Properties of As-Manufactured and Quench Damaged YBCO Coated Conductor”
  • Jamaa Bouhattate, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Ph.D. 06/06, “Modeling Texture Evolution in Polycrystalline Materials using Spherical Harmonics”
    • Currently: Assistant Professor, University of La Rochelle, France
  • Gary Adam Merritt, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 07/06, “Proof of Principle for Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x React Wind Sinter Magnet Manufacturing”
    • Currently: Engineering, Boeing Corporation, Seattle, WA
  • Manuel Ramos, Florida A&M University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 07/06, “Low Aspect Ratio Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x/AgMg Wires Processed in High Magnetic Field”
    • Currently: Research Professor, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez
  • Giulio Mulazzani, University of Bologna (Italy), Department of Electrical Engineering
    • M.S. 2006, “Studio sperimentale della stabilita termica di nastri superconduttori della "seconda generzaione”
  • Doan Ngoc Nguyen, Florida State University, Department of Physics
    • Ph.D. 5/07, “Alternating current loss characteristics in (Bi,Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10 and YBa2Cu3O7-superconducting tapes”
    • Currently: Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Anita Oliver, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 11/07, “Mechanical and electrical properties of carbon nanotube reinforced polycarbonate at liquid nitrogen temperature”
  • Xiaorong Wang, Florida State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Ph.D. 12/07, “Quench behavior of YBa2Cu3O7-coated conductors”
    • Currently: Research Scientist/Engineer, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Timothy Effio, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 06/08, “Quench induced degradation in Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x at 4.2 K”
    • Currently: Product Marketing Manager, Allstom Power
  • Samuel T. Adedokun, Florida A&M University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Ph.D. 08/08, “Effects of magnetic field heat treatment on heavily deformed aluminum alloy 6061”
    • Currently: University of Lagos, Nigeria
  • Makita R. Phillips, Florida A&M University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 04/09, “Influence of turn-to-turn insulation on quench propagation in YBCO coated conductors”
  • North Carolina State University, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    • Ph.D. 06/14, “Effect of Alternative Insulation Materials on Quench Propagation in ReBa2Cu3O7–δ Coils”
    • Currently: Post-doctoral research associate, UCLA
  • David Myers, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 04/09, “Characterization of Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox/Ag-alloy conductor samples extracted from wind and react solenoids”
  • Michael LoSchiavo, Florida State University, Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • M.S. 04/09, Florida State University, “Processing Issues of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 Round Wire Involving Leakage and Alumino Silicate Insulation”
  • Hubertus W. Weijers, University of Twente, Applied Physics & Low Temperature Division
    • Ph.D. 06/09, “High-temperature superconductors in high-field magnets”
    • Currently: Research Faculty, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University
  • Tengming Shen, Florida State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Ph.D. 07/10, “Processing, microstructure, and critical current density of Ag-sheathed Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox multifilamentary round wire”
    • Currently: Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • Honghai Song, Florida State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
    • Ph.D. 07/10, “Microscopic observations of quenching and the underlying causes of degradation in YBa2Cu3O7–δ Coated Conductor”
    • Currently: Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory
  • Sarah Haney, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • Ph.D. 12/12, “Investigation of Low Temperature, Atomic-Layer-Deposited Oxides on 4H-SiC and their Effect on the SiC/SiO2 Interface”
    • Currently: Manager of Substrate Technology Development at Avago Technologies
  • Safoura Seifikar, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • Ph.D. 03/13, “Texture and Magnetocrystalline Anisotropy in NiFe2O4 Thin Films for Application in Magnetoelectric NiFe2O4/Pb[Ti0.52,Zr0.48]O3 Composites”
    • Currently: Module Engineer, Intel
  • Amir Kajbafvala, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • Ph.D. 12/13, “High strength silver/alumina sheath for Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x conductor”
    • Currently: Process Engineer, ASM America
  • Quang Van Le, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • Ph.D. 3/14, “Relationship between microstructure and mechanical properties in Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox round wires using peridynamics simulation”
    • Currently: Engineer, Siemens
  • Goran Rasic, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • Ph.D. 3/14, “Nanoscale Surface Patterning and Coercivity Reduction in NiFe2O4 Thin Films”
    • Currently: post-doctoral researcher, North Carolina Central University, Department of Physics
  • Golsa Naderi, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • Ph.D. 7/14, “Understanding processing, microstructure and transport relationships of Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox/Ag round wires”
    • Currently: Chief Technology Officer, Lupine Materials & Technology
  • Yun Zhang, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • Ph.D. 7/15, “Oxide and metallic precursor powders for Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox/Ag round wires”
    • Currently: Laboratory Scientist, Lonza, Inc.
  • Yi-Fang Lee, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • o Ph.D. 8/15, “Fabrication and Properties of Topological and Two-dimensional Thin Film Heterostructures”
    • Currently: Engineer-PCVD Metals, Micron Technology, Inc.
  • Liyang Ye, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • Ph.D. 10/15, “Quench Behavior and Degradation Limit of Ag-sheathed Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox Round Wires”
    • Currently: Magnet Engineering, GE Healthcare
  • Min Fan, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • Ph.D. 6/16, “On the Formation and Evolution of Cu-Ni-rich Bridges of Alnico Alloys with Thermomagnetic Treatment and Tempering”
    • Currently: Materials scientist, Quadrant Magnetics
  • Sam Rogers, North Carolina State University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
    • Ph.D. 11/16, “Effects of Tensile Fatigue on Critical Current and n-value of (RE)Ba2Cu3O7–x Superconductors”
    • Currently: Materials Scientist, Samtec

Graduate Student Supervision (Major Professor), In-progress

  • Weston Straka, NCSU, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D.
  • Carolyn Jensen, NCSU, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D.
  • Taryn Kittel, NCSU, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D.
  • Federico Scurti, NCSU, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D.
  • Youness Alvandi Tabrizi, NCSU, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Ph.D.
  • Alexandria Cruz, NCSU, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D.
  • Marvin W. Barnes, NCSU, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, M.S.
  • Shaobo Cai, NCSU, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D.
  • Eric Vetter, NCSU, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ph.D.

Graduate Student Committees (not Major Professor)

  • Farhad Booshaghi, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 1997
  • Daryl J. Hartley, Ph.D. Physics, FSU, 1998
  • John Panek, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 1998
  • Zhongyu Chen, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2000
  • Jason Trembley, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2003
  • Yeon Suk Choi, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2004
  • Xu Wang, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, FSU, 2004
  • Gilberto Alexandre Castello Branco, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2005
  • Frederic Trillaud, Ph.D., CEA/SACLAY France, 2005
  • Antoine Jerome Raoul Berret Jr., M.S. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2005
  • Gail Jefferson, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FAMU, 2005
  • Rasheemah Burrell, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FAMU, 2005
  • Mohit Mathur, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2006
  • Jingping Chen, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2006
  • Kai Huang, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2007
  • Lewei Qian, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2007
  • Ting Xu, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2007
  • Steven T. Downey, Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2008
  • Sladana Lazic, M.S. Mechanical Engineering, FSU, 2008
  • Haomin Lin, Ph.D. Mathematics, FSU, 2008
  • Shalini Gupta, Ph.D. Electrical & Computer Engineering, Georgia Tech, 2009
  • Aaron Johnston-Peck, Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU, 2011
  • Elizabeth Paisley, Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU, 2012
  • Zach Lampert, Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU, 2012
  • Ryan D. Hodges, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, NCSU, 2014
  • Peiman Shahbeigi Roodposhti, Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU, 2015
  • John A. Medford, M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU, 2015
  • Raj Kumar, Ph.D. Materials Science and Engineering, NCSU, 2015
  • Samuel Kenny, Ph.D. Physics, NCSU, in progress

Long-term Visitors Hosted

  • Professor Kristian Fossheim, Trondheim University, Norway
  • Professor Shimone Reich, Weizmann Institute, Israel
  • Professor Yutaka Yamada, Tokai University, Japan
  • Dr. Jaimoo Yoo, Korean Institute of Metallurgy and Mining, South Korea
  • Professor Nasser Hamdan, King Fahad University, Saudia Arabia
  • Professor Hiroshi Maeda, Kitami Institute, Japan
  • Sylvain Boutemy, Toulouse University, France
  • Beatrice Boutemy, Toulouse University, France
  • Arno Godeke, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Hans van Eck, University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Frederic Trillaud, CEA/SACLAY, France
  • Dr. Pavol Usak, Institute of Electrical Engineering, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia
  • Dr. Philippe Vanderbemden, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Université de Liège, Belgium
  • Dr. Andreas Heinrich, University of Augsburg, Department of Physics, Germany
  • Dr. Marco Breschi, University of Bologna, Department of Electrical Engineering, Italy
  • Giulio Mulazzani, University of Bologna, Department of Electrical Engineering, Italy
  • Morgan Poitevin, Univ. of La Rochelle, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, France
  • Antoine Guillou, Univ. of La Rochelle, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, France
  • Dr. Xiaofan Gou, Hohai University, China
  • Davide Cruciani, University of Bologna, Department of Electrical Engineering, Italy
  • Shivendra Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  • Federico Scurti, University of Bologna, Department of Electrical Engineering, Italy
  • Dr. Jun Zhou, Lanzhou University, College of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, China
  • Yawei Wang, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Peifeng Gao, Lanzhou University, College of Civil Engineering and Mechanics, China
  • Shijian Yin, Dilian University of Technology, School of Materials Science and Engineering, China
  • Professor Kyu Jeong Song, Jeonbuk National University, Physics Department, Korea

Postdoctoral Research Fellows Supervised

  • Joerg Kessler, 01/94 – 04/96
  • Yang Ren Sun, 03/94 – 07/96
  • Christian Wolters, 03/94 – 09/96
  • Bruce C. Amm, 12/96 – 11/97
  • P.V.P.S.S. Sastry, 08/96 –10/99
  • Qingyu Hu, 09/97 – 08/99
  • Jo Moore, 03/98 – 07/98
  • Ulf Trociewitz, 01/01 – 01/04
  • Isaac Rutel, 08/02 – 05/04
  • Guomin Zhang, 11/03 – 04/06
  • Abdallah Mbaruku, 03/06 – 02/08
  • Xiaotao Liu, 04/06 – 04/12
  • Wan-Kan Chan, 05/08 – present (promoted to Research Assistant Professor)
  • Frank Hunte, 01/09 – 12/09
  • Gang Yang, 06/09 – 08/10
  • Sasha Ishmael, 10/11 – 10/15
  • Golsa Naderi, 08/14 – 10/16
  • Menghui Li, 02/15 – 02/16

Permanent Scientific Staff Supervised

  • FSU: Verlyn Fischer, Materials Engineer; Victor Miller, Electrical Engineer; Hubertus Weijers, Magnet Engineer; Youri Viouchkov, Mechanical Engineer; Sastry Pamidi, Assistant Scholar/Scientist; Bianca Trociewitz, Measurement Technician; David Knoll, Engineer; Ulf P. Trociewitz, Assistant Scholar/Scientist
  • NCSU: Tom Rawdanowicz, Research Assistant Professor; C. Lew Reynolds, Teaching Assistant Professor; Keith Dawes, Teaching Professor; Frank Hunte, Research Assistant Professor; Maria Fiedler, Teaching Assistant Professor; Wan Kan Chan, Research Associate; Dieter Griffis, Research Professor; Dale Batchelor, Director of Operations; Roberto Garcia, Laboratory Manager; Yi Liu, Laboratory Manager; Charles Mooney, Laboratory Manager; Fred Stevie, Laboratory Manager; James Tweedie, Research Scholar; Chuanzhen Zhou, Research Scholar

Undergraduate Research Assistants Supervised

92 total since 1990; 50 from underrepresented groups

  • Students in Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering
  • Students from University of Illinois, Florida State University, Florida A&M University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Carnegie Mellon University, Northwestern University, Mary Baldwin College, Morgan State University, Smith College, University of Florida, University of Texas El Paso, Dartmouth University, Boston College, University of Wisconsin, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, University of Oregon, North Carolina State University, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Hastings College, Lenoir-Rhyne University