Students

Ryan Kettle

DSSL Group Photo, February, 2016

Graduate Students

Mohsen Safaei

Mohsen Safaei
msafaeimo42@students.tntech.edu
Graduate Research Assistant
Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. Student
Research Topic: Self-Powered In-Vivo Force and Implant Wear Sensing in Knee Arthroplasty

Ekramul Ehite

Ekramul Ehite
eehite42@students.tntech.edu
Graduate Research Assistant
Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. Student
Research Topic: Real-Time State Detection in Highly Dynamic Environments

Jeff Foote

Jeff Foote
jdfoote@tntech.edu
Instructor/Graduate Research Assistant
Mechanical Engineering, Ph.D. Student
Research Topic: Self-Powered In-Vivo Force and Implant Wear Sensing in Knee Arthroplasty

Ryan Kettle

Ryan Kettle
rakettle42@students.tntech.edu
Graduate Research Assistant
Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Student
Research Topic: Real-Time State Detection in Highly Dynamic Environments

Edward Tefft

Edward Tefft
ectefft42@students.tntech.edu
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Student
Research Topic: Multilayer Piezoelectret Foam Stack Energy Harvesting: Modeling and Experimentation

Austin Scheyer

Austin Scheyer
agscheyer42@students.tntech.edu
Graduate Teaching Assistant
Mechanical Engineering, M.S. Student
Research Topic: Integrated Piezoelectric Transducers in Additive Manufacturing
























Undergraduate Students

Robert Ponder

Robert Ponder
Undergraduate Researcher – Spring 2017
Research Topic: Modeling and Prototyping of Artificial Knee Joint for Embedded Piezoelectric Transducers
























Alumni/Former Students

Graduate Students

Chase Ray

Chase Ray
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, May, 2015
Thesis: “Piezoelectret Foam in a Multilayer Stack Configuration for Vibration Energy Harvesting”

Brooke Wilson

Brooke Wilson
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, May, 2015
Thesis: “Modeling and Experimentation for Evaluation of Piezoelectric Sensors for In-Vivo Monitoring”
























Undergraduate Students

Rielly Newton

Rielly Newton
Undergraduate Researcher – Fall 2015
Research Topic: Parametric Study of Piezoelectret Foam

April Parkison

April Parkison
Undergraduate Researcher – Spring & Fall 2015
Research Topic: Feasibility Analysis of Piezoelectric Materials in Knee Replacements

Cesar Contreras

Cesar Contreras
Undergraduate Researcher – Spring 2015
Research Topic: Feasibility Analysis of Piezoelectric Materials in Knee Replacements

Nick Mabe

Nick Mabe
Undergraduate Researcher – Spring 2014
Research Topic: Gait Analysis for Injury Detection using Cell Phone Accelerometer