TEAM MEMBERS

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Luis Alberto Ruiz Pestana

Assistant Professor

Civil and Architectural Engineering

University of Miami

EDUCATION

Ingeniero de Caminos, Canales y Puertos (2009)

Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain

Ph.D., Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (2015)

Northwestern University

(Adv: Sinan Keten)

Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2019)

Chemical Sciences Division

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Pitzer Center for Theoretical Chemistry

University of California, Berkeley

(Adv: Teresa Head-Gordon)

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Kara Samuel 

Undergraduate Researcher

University of Miami Class of 2023

Research: Shockwave dissipation by nanostructured metallic glasses

Hobbies: tennis, piano, cooking, snowboarding, working out.

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Geng Yuan

Ph.D. Student

(co-advised with Prof. James Englehardt)

B.S. Environmental Engineering

China University of Mining and Technology, 2016

M.S. Earth and Environmental Engineering

Columbia University, 2018

Research: Rational design of high-entropy alloys for electrocatalysis applications.

Hobbies: music, painting.

Swathi Shantharaju

Ph.D. Student

(co-advised with Prof. Prannoy Suraneni)

B.E. Civil Engineering

Visvesvaraya Technological University, India, 2015

M.S. Civil Engineering

National Institute of Technology Karnataka, India, 2017

Research: Dissolution kinetics and reactivity of calcium aluminosilicate glasses.

Hobbies: hiking, traveling, painting, music.

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Mingyue Wu

Ph.D. Student

B.S. Geology

Xi'an Shiyou University, China, 2018

M.S. Marine Geosciences, 

Rosenthiel School of Marine and Athmospheric Science, University of Miami, 2020

Research: Machine learning creep of glasses.

Hobbies: painting, baking

Subhashree Panda

Ph.D. Student

B.S. Civil Engineering

College of Engineering and Technology, Odisha, India, 2018

M.S. Structural Engineering

Vellore Institute of Technology, India, 2020

Research: Molecular reactivity of calcium aluminosilicate glasses.

Hobbies: cooking, baking, painting.

This could be you!

Ph.D. Student /

Undergraduate Researcher