Dr. Ashish Aphale leads the Aphale Research Group at KSU which is involved in the research of materials for alternative and clean energy systems, multifunctional nanocomposites, and sensor technologies. Energy storage and conversion systems based on fundamentals of electrochemistry is explored for long-term performance and reliability improvement. Aphale group is motivated to apply innovative materials systems towards contributing to clean energy infrastructure.
Duy Pham is a graduate student in Interdisciplinary Engineering (PhD) program at Kennesaw State University (KSU). He graduated from KSU in Summer 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. Duy is currently working on the synthesis of novel electrode materials for applications in energy storage systems. He joined Dr. Aphale’s research group in Fall 2021.
Quang Lam joined our group as a part of the First Year Scholar Program (FYPS) at KSU in Fall 2021. He is leading the research efforts for developing sensor device for detection of heavy metal contaminants. Quang is a sophomore in mechanical engineering department at KSU.
Mason Cox is a mechatronics engineering major studying robotics. He joined the research team this semester, fall 2022. He graduated from SGSC last spring with his associates in Physics.
Jake Irvin recently joined our research team in Fall 2022. He is a junior pursing a degree in both physics and mechanical engineering at KSU. His research interests are carbon nanotechnologies, material science and clean, renewable energy sources. Jake is also a member of the KSU club cycling team, competes in triathlons, and enjoys hiking with his Australian shepherd, Riley.
Jacob Dileonardi recently joined our research team in Fall 2022. He is a freshmen in mechanical engineering department at KSU.
Ben McKinney is freshman who joined through the first flight program at KSU. He is majoring in Mechanical Engineering and plan to work in the energy industry after graduation.
Sonnett Kowalski recently joined our group through the first year scholar program (FYSP 2022). He is majoring in Mechanical Engineering.
Beth Woldesus recently joined our group through the first year scholar program (FYSP 2022). He is majoring in Mechanical Engineering
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS: (OREO Program)
Joel Williams (2022-2023)
Davis Pham (2022-2023)