Dr. Nicolas Briot

Dr. Nicolas Briot

nicolas.briot@uky.edu

Post-Doctoral Scholar. Research interests include electron microscopy techniques and materials characterization; the fabrication and mechanical testing of nanoporous metals; mechanical behavior of ion irradiated nanostructured metals.
 
 

Michael Detisch

Michael Detisch

mjdeti2@uky.edu

Doctoral candidate in materials engineering focused on incorporating nanoporous metallic films into metal-polymer composite membrane systems.  Co-advised by Dr. Dibakar Bhattacharyya. Past projects include dispenser cathode studies.
 

Tyler Maxwell

Tyler Maxwell

tlva224@g.uky.edu

My current focus is understanding emission properties of tungsten-based dispenser cathodes that have potential applications in microwave amplification devices. In addition, I have worked with porous silicon thin films and characterized them with SEM, TEM, XPS, EDS and nanoindentation.

Azin Akbari

Azin Akbari

azin.akbari@uky.edu

PhD candidate in Materials Science and Engineering. My current research focuses on thin film combinatorial approach to screen composition and properties of high entropy alloys. My other research interests includes: materials characterization via electron microscopy, mechanical behavior analysis of materials and alloy development techniques.

Xiaotao Liu

Xiaotao Liu

xiaotao.liu@uky.edu

My research is focused on materials characterization, in particular for scandate cathodes, and transmission electron microscopy. Prior to joining this group, I did my bachelors and masters in Materials Engineering at Central South University, China.
 
 

Artashes Ter-Isahakyan

Artashes Ter-Isahakyan

artash888@gmail.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Huanhuan Bai

Huanhuan Bai

huanhuan.bai@uky.edu

PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering with research focused on the micro-structure and properties of High Entropy Alloys.
 
 

Taohid Bin Nur Tuhser

Taohid Bin Nur Tuhser

taohid.tuhser@gmail.com

PhD student in Materials Science and Engineering researching alloy development of high-entropy alloys and also more traditional alloys, which includes design, fabrication, characterization and testing of new alloys.