Kavan Hazeli

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Kavan Hazeli

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Biography

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Hazeli research lies at the intersection of applied mechanics and materials science and engineering and thrusts on multi-scale experimental and computational characterization of material response and aims to for enhanced functionality and high-performance in novel materials under extreme environments such as temperature, strain rate and fatigue. His work looks to develop a fundamental understanding of the mechanisms by which materials deform and fail across multiple lengths and timescales. Our lab focuses on 2D and 3D characterization of microstructural evolution and instability during deformation and failure processes that take place in materials under extreme environments such as temperature, strain rate and fatigue. Our research provides information that can be directly used in the materials by design framework to guide efforts towards the development of next generation, high-strength, light-weight alloys and composites for critical structural materials such as automotive and aerospace applications.

Dr. Hazeli received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics from Drexel University in 2014. Prior joining to UAH Kavan was a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University (Apr 2014-Aug 2016) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute.

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University, 2014

Classes Taught

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Honors & Awards

  • Outstanding Promise Doctoral Award, Department of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics, Drexel University 2014
  • Doctoral Research Excellence Award, College of Engineering, Drexel University 2013
  • Golden Key International Honor Society 2011 – 2013
  • Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering, Drexel University 2012
  • Engineering Design Education Fellowship, College of Engineering, Drexel University 2013
  • Teaching Excellence Award, College of Engineering, Drexel University 2012
  • Golden Key International Honor Society 2011 – 2013
  • Dean Fellowship, College of Engineering, Drexel University

Publications

  • Hogan, J. D., Kimberley, J., Hazeli, K. , Plescia, J., & Ramesh, K. (2015). Dynamic behavior of an ordinary chondrite: the e_ects of microstructure on strength, failure and fragmentation. Icarus, 260, 308-319.
  • Hazeli, K., Askari, H., Cuadra, J., Streller, F., Carpick, R., Zbib, H., & Kontsos, A. (2015). Microstructure-sensitive investigation of magnesium alloy fatigue. International Journal of Plasticity, 68, 55-76.
  • Hazeli, K., Cuadra, J., Streller, F., Barr, C., Taheri, M., Carpick, R., & Kontsos, A. (2015). Three-dimensional e_ects of twinning in magnesium alloys. Scripta Materialia, 100, 9-12.
  • Hazeli, K., Sadeghi, A., Pekguleryuz, M., & Kontsos, A. (2014). Damping and dynamic recovery in magnesium alloys containing strontium. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 589, 275-279.
  • Hazeli, K., Sadeghi, A., Pekguleryuz, M., & Kontsos, A. (2013). The effect of strontium in plasticity of magnesium alloys. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 578, 383-393.
  • Hazeli, K., Cuadra, J., Vanniamparambil, P., & Kontsos, A. (2013). In situ identification of twin-related bands near yielding in a magnesium alloy. Scripta Materialia, 68 (1), 83-86.
  • Cuadra, J., Vanniamparambil, P. A., Hazeli, K. , Bartoli, I., & Kontsos, A. (2013). Damage quantitation in polymer composites using a hybrid NDT approach. Composites Science and Technology, 83, 11-21.
  • Vanniamparambil, P. A., Bartoli, I., Hazeli, K. , Cuadra, J., Schwartz, E., Saralaya, R., & Kontsos, A. (2012b). An integrated structural health monitoring approach for crack growth monitoring. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures , 23 (14), 1563-1573.
  • Zhang, Q., Mochalin, V. N., Neitzel, I., Hazeli, K. , Niu, J., Kontsos, A., & Gogotsi, Y. (2012). Mechanical properties and biomineralization of multifunctional nanodiamond-PLLA composites for bone tissue engineering. Biomaterials, 33 (20), 5067-5075.