Group Pictures

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Current Members

Principal Investigator

David Restrepo

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering

david.restrepo@utsa.edu

 

Postdoc. Northwestern University, 2018.

Postdoc. Purdue University, 2017.

PhD. Engineering, Purdue University, 2015

MSc. Engineering, Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Colombia, 2012

BSc. Mechanical Engineering, Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Colombia, 2010

 

Ph.D. Students

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Juan David Navarro

juandavid.navarro@my.utsa.edu

MSc. Engineering, Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Colombia, 2019

BSc. Mechanical Engineering, Universidad EAFIT, Medellin, Colombia, 2015

 

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Juan Sebastián Rincón Tabares

juansebastian.rincontabares@my.utsa.edu

orcid.org/0000-0001-6798-4532

MSc. Engineering, Universidad Autónoma de Manizales, Manizales, Colombia, 2019

BSc. Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Autónoma de Manizales, Manizales, Colombia, 2015

 

Juan Camilo Velasquez

amp587@my.utsa.edu

Juan Camilo Velasquez completed his undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering at Universidad EAFIT (Medellin, Colombia) in December 2020. His main interests are Aerospace Engineering and Materials Science.

 

M.S. Students

Drishya Dahal (co-advised: Prof. Brendy Rincon)

drishya.dahal@my.utsa.edu

Drishya is an international student from Nepal. He got his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from UTSA in May 2020. After graduation, he wants to use his engineering education in product development, the automotive/aerospace industries, or robotics.

Meggan Wolanin (co-advised: Prof. Brendy Rincon)

meggan.wolanin@my.utsa.edu

Meggan completed her undergraduate in Mechanical Engineering at UTSA in spring 2020. 
Her research interests are materials and corrosion engineering and their applications to the aerospace field. 

James White (co-advised: Prof. Lyle Hood)

james.white@my.utsa.edu

B.S. Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2017 (Concentration: Biomechanics)
James has a keen interest in new product development within the medical device industry. After graduation, he plans on either returning to industry to work as a Mechanical R&D Engineer or continuing his education in a Ph.D. program.

Colten Rodriguez

crodriguezjea@gmail.com

Colten Rodriguez graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering in May 2019.   Colten is affiliated with the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME) and has worked in the field of Accident Reconstruction Principals and Technology since 2013.  Colten plans on continuing his education in a Ph.D. program where he can further investigate Accident Reconstruction Principals and Technology. 

Undergraduate Students

Alex Mendoza

mendozaalex004@gmail.com

Alex Mendoza is an undergraduate student majoring in Mechanical Engineering at UTSA. His main interest is Automotive Manufacturing. After graduating, Alex Alex plans to either get his MBA or Masters in Mechanical Engineering.

 

Visiting Students

Juan Carrasco

juan.carrascoluis@gmail.com

Juan is an undergraduate student at Northeast Lakeview College, co-enrolled at Texas A&M University through the Chevron Engineering Academy. His objective is to obtain a B.S in either Computer Science & Engineering or Aerospace Engineering.