MDS-Rely Center 2023 Spring Meeting


Kyocera Professor

MDS-Rely Center Director

Associate Professor and BP America Fellow

MDS-Rely Partner Site Director

Director of operations of the Materials for Opto/electronics Research and Education Center at CWRU

Associate Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Assistant Professor

Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science

Associate Professor

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Associate Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Research Assistant Professor

Materials Science and Engineering

Postdoctoral Associate at the University of Pittsburgh



  1. Comparative Analysis of Machine Learning Techniques in Predicting Structure Property Relationships for Composite Dielectric Materials
    Antonia Sikon, Profs. Alp Sehirlioglu, Ina Martin
  2. Effects of Aerosol Jet Printing Parameters on the Lifetime Performance of Additively-Manufactured Flexible Circuits
    Mitchell Melander, Prof. Janet Gbur
  3. Non-Invasive Detection of Defects during Coatings Manufacturing
    Prof. Chris Wirth
  4. netSEM Modeling for Service Life Prediction of Polymers
    Hein Htet Aung, Prof. Laura Bruckman
  5. Achieving Reliable Laser Powder Bed Fusion based Additive Manufacturing via Machine Learning of in-situ Optical Profilometry Monitoring Data
    Haolin Zhang, Prof. Xiayun Zhao
  6. Machine Learning of Printed Metal Films for EMI Shielding
    Mingxuan Li, Profs. Paul Leu, Roger French, Satish Iyengar
  7. Stress-Corrosion Cracking of Al-MG Alloys Under Two Environmental Conditions using XCT
    Tommy Ciardi, Profs. John Lewandowski, Roger French
  8. Global Optimization of Black Box Functions by Bayesian Learning and Continuous Variable Discretization
    Dr. Jungtaek Kim, Profs. Oliver Hinder, Paul Leu


The event will be held at the University Club (Ballroom B second floor) located at: 123 University Pl, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Monday night dinner will be at Porch at 221 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15213


Soldiers and Sailors

Address: 4390 Bigelow Boulevard


The Oaklander Hotel

Address: 5130 Bigelow Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Phone: (412) 578-8500

Wyndham Pittsburgh University Center

Address: 100 Lytton Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Phone: (412) 682-6200

Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh University-Oakland

Address: 329 Technology Dr., Pittsburgh PA 15219

Phone: (412) 621-0880

Hampton Inn Pittsburgh University/Medical Center

Address: 3315 Hamlet St., Pittsburgh PA 15213

Phone: +1-877-461-1402