Good news to share_FEAP Group_Summer 2020

During this depressing period of Convid-19 time, it is also important to share some good news from our group members. Hoping this may cheer group members up and stay emotionally positive along the way. Below summarize the group achievements in Summer 2020 (May 15-Aug-15):

  1. Check out the new grants that our group has received in Summer 2020. Thanks to ASNT, NSF, NASA-ISGC, RIF, and CNDE! 
    1. The American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Fellowship Award (July 2020 – Dec 2020; $19,992; Awarded to PhD student X. Zhang)
    2. MRI – Acquisition of Photonic Professional Nanoscribe Instrument; (Aug 16, 2020 – Aug 15, 2022; Total $614,251; NSF $429,975; Abstract click here; Collaborated with PI L. Dong, Drs. M. Barlett, S. Mallapragada, V. Dalal)
    3. Nanomaterials for Advanced Manufacturing and Aeronautics (NAMA), NASA – Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) Base Program, (July 1st, 2020 – June 21, 2024; $209,071; Collaborated with Drs. Shan Jiang and Liming Xiong)
    4. Biodegradable Support Materials for 3D Printing, Phase-I, Regents Innovation Fund, Iowa Economic Development appropriations to the Board of Regents, (Aug 2020 – May 2021; $68,500; Collaborated with Dr. Xiaolei Shi and Mr. Zhan Zhang)
    5. In-line NDE of Metal Powder Quality for Direct Energy Deposition, Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) Sponsored Research, Center for Nondestructive Evaluation, (09/01/2020 – 02/28/2022; $100k; Collaborated with Drs. Beiwen Li, Mohammad Tayeb Al Qaseer, Reza Zoughi)
  2. Four master students have graduated in Summer 2020.
    1. Yiliang, Karthick, Prashant, and Sandeep earn their Master of Science degrees! Congrats!
  3. We have a list of articles available online in Summer 2020. Congrats to all of you who made the list! 
    1. Y. Cheng, H. Qin, N. Acevedo, X. Shi, “Development of methylcellulose-based sustained-release dosage by semi-solid extrusion additive manufacturing in drug delivery system”, Accepted at Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials
    2. K. Manikandan, X. Jiang, A. Singh, B. Li, H. Qin, “Effects of Nozzle Geometries on 3D Printing of Clay Constructs: Quantifying Contour Deviation and Mechanical Properties”, Procedia Manufacturing, 48 (2020): 678-683.
    3. L. Jiang, Y. Huang, X. Zhang, H. Qin, “Electrohydrodynamic inkjet printing of Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS)”, Procedia Manufacturing, 48 (2020): 90-94.
    4. V. Suresh, Y. Zheng, X. Zhang, S. Wang, H. Qin, Q. Li, and B. Li, “Similarity evaluation of 3D topological measurement results using statistical methods”, Dimensional Optical Metrology and Inspection for Practical Applications IX, April 2020, Vol. 11397, p. 113970A. International Society for Optics and Photonics.

Contact Information

Dr. Hantang Qin

Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering
3019 Black Engineering Building
College of Engineering

Center for Nondestructive Evaluation
215A ASC II, 1915 Scholl Road

Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011

Phone: (515) 294-1248

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