Ahmadreza Jahadakbar, Sajedeh Nasr Esfahani, Arman Ahmadi, and Bahram Raad successfully defended their master theses.
Hamdy Ibrahim, Amirehesam Amerinatanzi, Arman Ahmadi, and Narges Shayesteh Moghaddam received NSF conference travel awards.
Narges Shayesteh Moghaddam received University of Toledo graduate fellowship.
January 2015:Dr. Elahinia is elected as Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
September 2014:Ahmadreza Jahadakbar received the inaugural fellowship from ASM International Shape Memory and Suerelastic Society.
August 2014:Pavanesh Narayanan successfully defended his M.S theses.
April 2014:Bingxi Li, Michael Koludrovich, Morteza Gorzin and Rasool Rahmanina successfully defended their M.S theses.
April 2014:Jason Walker successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation.
April 2014:Ted Otieno and Ann Nguyen won the second place award in UTIE business model competition and appeared on local news.
April 2014:Ted Otieno, Ann Nguyen, Joe Milkovich, and Alex Wolf, completed a senior design project on “Design and Evaluation of a Thrombectomy Device,” and appeared on local new.
March 2013:Dr. Christoph Haberland joins the lab as a postdoctoral fellow.
February 2013:Bing, Morteza, Rahman, Rasool and Xiotong join the lab.
January 2013:Reza Mehrabi joins the lab as a visiting graduate student.
December 2012:For the third year in a row we won a business plan award.
Ehsan Izadi successfully defended his MSc thesis on designing a novel football helmet.
Ahmad Eshghinejad successfully defended his MSc thesis on developing a pedicle screw.
The group made several poster and podium presentation at 2012 design of medical devices conference.
Andrew Puffer successfully defended his MSc thesis on designing a novel blood clot remover.
Minal Bhadane successfully defended her PhD dissertation on developing the active ankle foot orthosis.
Dr. Elahinia received the second place award of $5000 in the University of Toledo business plan competition for an intervertebral fusion device.
Minal Bhadane was featured in the AIAA/ASME e-newsletter in the student spotlight.
Minal Bhadane received the first place award of $10,000 in the University of Toledo business plan competition for the hybrid active ankle foot orthosis.
Cory Chapman received the honorable mention award of $500 in the University of Toledo business plan competition for the spine implant.
Andrew Puffer received the best Teaching Assistant Award from MIME department.
Dr. Elahinia received the 2010 Gary Anderson Early Achievement Award, presented by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).
Dr. Elahinia as part of a multi-institution (Case Western, Cleveland Clinic, NASA, Norman Nobel, and University of Toledo) award received a 3 million dollar award to establish a nitinol commercialization accelerator.
Majid Tabesh was featured in the AIAA/ASME e-newsletter in the student spotlight.
Walter Anderson was recognized UT University Transportation Center Student of the Year with a $1000 award as the student of the year in Washington D.C.
Dr. Elahinia received an award form NSF to develop ankle foot orthosis for drop foot patients.
Christopher Schroeder recognized with a $1000 award as the student of Michigan-Ohio University Transportation Center Student of the Year with a $1000 award as the student of the year in Washington D.C.