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Principal Investigator

Gizem Acar

Gizem Dilber Acar, Ph.D.

Prof. Gizem D. Acar is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology. She earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees from Bogazici University in 2010 and 2012, respectively. She received her Ph.D. from Michigan State University in 2017, and worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Maryland until 2020. Her research interests include dynamics and vibrations with a focus on wind turbines, systems with noise, wave propagation in solids and metamaterials, and granular media. email: gizem.acar@stevens.edu

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Graduate Students

Bing Wu

Bing Wu

Bing is a master's student majoring in robotics in mechanical engineering at Stevens University of Technology. He graduated from Zhengzhou University in 2019 with a degree in engineering mechanics. During his undergraduate years, he participated in research work on the "no-oar broadband wind turbine". During the undergraduate period, he won the Excellent Student Scholarship for two consecutive years. His research interests are Off-Shore wind turbines. email: bwu21@stevens.edu

Undergraduate Students

Aya Zaatreh

Aya Zaatreh

Aya Zaatreh is an undergraduate student at Stevens Institute of Technology pursing a degree in Biomedical Engineering. Her areas of interest include dynamics and vibrations, metamaterials and metastructures, as well as nerve regeneration and biotechnology. email: azaatreh@stevens.edu

Bryan Mucha

Bryan Mucha

Bryan is an undergraduate student, and a pinnacle scholar pursuing a study in Mechanical Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology. His interests include robotics, especially robotic locomotion on granular media, as well as modeling complex dynamic systems. email: bmucha@stevens.edu

Aashi Kulkarni

Aashi Kulkarni

Aashi is an undergraduate student currently pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. His areas of interest include energy harvesting, dynamics and metastructures. email: akulakar@stevens.edu

Sean Tu

Sean Tu

Sean Tu is an undergraduate student, and a pinnacle scholar at Stevens Institute of Technology majoring in Electrical Engineering. His interests include dynamic and noise influenced systems, as well as robotics and power engineering. email: stu2@stevens.edu

Sam Gavrilov

Samuel Gavrilov

Samuel is an undergraduate student at Stevens Institute of Technology pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering. His interests include vibrations, metastructures, and automotive engineering. email:sgavrilo@stevens.edu

Alumni

Skyler Doherty: Currently an undergraduate student in ME

Miles Bird: Currently an undergraduate student in ME