Teaching Experience

At the University of Tennessee, Knoxville:

  • Instructor for undergraduate course on Mechanics of Materials, Spring 2019.

  • Section instructor for undergraduate course on Professional Topics, Fall 2018.

  • Guest lecturer for the following course(s):

       - Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering (graduate level)

At the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis:

  • Teaching assistant for undergraduate course on (engineering) Dynamics, Fall 2007.

  • Guest lecturer for the following course(s): 

       - Advanced Topics in Elasticity (upper graduate level)

       - Computational Structural Analysis (upper undergraduate level)

       - Aerospace Structures (upper undergraduate level)

Mentorship Experience

At the Computational Research Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory:

Mentored and supervised the following students over Summer (June – August) 2017 :               

  • Subhajit Banerjee, Graduate student (Ph.D. candidate in Civil Engineering) at the University of California, Davis.          Project: Large scale geometry optimization calculations using Plane-Wave and Discontinuous Galerkin Density Functional Theory. 

  • Kenneth Wu, Graduate student (M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering) at the University of California, Berkeley.

    Project: First principles relaxation studies of vacancies and dislocations in two-dimensional materials.