Research Interests

  • Composite materials: modeling and characterization
  • Computational solid mechanics. Finite element analysis
  • Mechanics of materials: multiscale analytical modeling and characterization
  • Micromechanics
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Experimental solid mechanics

Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor (August 2019 –  )
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
  • Assistant Professor (August 2013 – May 2019)
    Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
    New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM
  • Post-Doctoral Associate (May – August 2013)
    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
  • Mechanical Engineer (May – August 2012)
    SynCardia Systems, Inc., Tucson, AZ

Education

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (May 2013)
    University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
  • Cognate in College Teaching (May 2013)
    University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering (May 2008)
    Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine