Grants and Funding

NASA LASPACE RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT AWARD, Vibration suppression using mechanical metamaterial system with periodic local resonances for sensitive equipment on International Space Station (ISS) , PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $34,695. August 1, 2019-July 31, 2020

NASA LaSPACE Undergraduate Research Assistantship, High figure of merit electromagnetic vibration energy harvester using dual-mass and FR4 spring-assisted design , PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $6,000 August 1, 2019-July 31, 2020

NSF (2019), Consortium for Innovation in Manufacturing and Materials (CIMM), 3D printed elastic metamaterial-based broadband wave absorber with embedded tune-able local resonators. PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $10,000, January 1, 2019 December 31, 2019.

LaSPACE Graduate Student Research Award (GSRA), Geometric fidelity and dimensional characteristics of microfluidic networks fabricated using additive manufacturing. PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $8,000. August 15 2017- August 14 2018.

NASA LaSPACE Undergraduate Research Assistantship, Managing satellite micro-jitters using energy harvester dynamic vibration isolation platform, PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $6,000 September 1, 2017-August 31, 2018.

NASA LASPACE RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT AWARD, Design, characterization and hydrodynamic optimization of 3D printed embedded micro-channels networks , PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $34,974 July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.

LOUISIANA BOARD OF REGENTS-BOARD OF REGENTS SUPPORT FUND, Regenerative Hybrid Hydraulic- Electromagnetic Shock-Absorber. PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $39,974, June 1, 2017 May 31, 2018

NSF (2017)- Consortium for Innovation in Manufacturing and Materials (CIMM), 3D Printable Structures for Multi-functional Vibration Energy Scavenger. PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $10,000, January 1, 2017 December 31, 2017.

NASA EPSCoR RAP, Multi-functional non-resonant magnetically-levitated energy scavenger for NASA Stennis Space Center (SSC), PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $39,889 January 15, 2017 through January 14, 2018.

NASA LASPACE REA, Broadband Nonlinear Vibration Energy Harvesting for Aerospace Applications, PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $34,875 September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2017.

Louisiana Tech Technology Fee Grant, DESKTOP COMPUTERS FOR MICRO/NANOSYSTEMS MODELING AND SIMULATION LABORATORY PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $38,325 December 1, 2016 through November 31, 2017.

LaSPACE Graduate Student Research Award (GSRA), Fabrication and Characterization of Broadband Nonlinear Electrogagnetic Energy Harvester. PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $8,000. August 15 2016- August 14 2017.

LaSPACE Undergraduate Research Assistant (LURA), Dynamic Analysis and Design Optimization of a Regenerative Shock Absorber, PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel, $6,000. September 1 2016- August 31 2017.

LA EPSCoR Supervised Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE), Developing 3D-printable structures for micro-vibration isolation system, PI: Hamzeh Bardaweel $5,000, January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.







Hamzeh Bardaweel Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering & Nanosystem Engineering.
Institute for Micromanufacturing
Room 212
911 Hergot Avenue
Ruston, LA 71272, U.S.A.
Phone: 318-257-5134
Email: hamzehb@latech.edu

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News and Announcements

Congratulations to Hieu on his new 2019 journal publication ( Mono-stable and bi-stable magnetic spring based vibration energy harvesting systems subject to harmonic excitation: Dynamic modeling and experimental verification). Accepted for publication in Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing Journal (September 09 2019).
Mehdi successfully defended his PhD dissertation on August 5th 2019. Congratulations Mehdi!
Congratulations to Ghufran and Hieu on their new publication (High power density spring-guided nonlinear vibration energy harvester. Accepted for publication in Applied Energy on July 15th 2019)
Congratulations to Mehdi on his new publication ( Analysis and Optimal Design of a Vibration Isolation System Combined with Electromagnetic Energy Harvester. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. 2019. DOI: 10.1177/1045389X19862377. PP. 1-14 )
Congratulations Ghufran Aldawood for successfully defending her Master degree thesis (Electrical Engineering Concentration) on June 11th 2019.
Congratulations Hieu Nguyen for successfully defending his Master degree thesis (Mechanical Engineering Concentration) on June 11th 2019.
Congrats to Stephen and Logan who are graduating this May!
Winner Anigbogu is joining our lab starting Spring 2019! Welcome aboard.
Congrats to Mehdi Mofidian for his new publication "Theoretical Study and Experimental Identification of Elastic-Magnetic Vibration Isolation System" published in Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures. Will appear online later this year!
Congrats to Johnny and Logan! "Fabrication and characterization of non-resonant magneto-mechanical low-frequency vibration energy harvester" published in Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing Journal. Will appear on line later this year...
Congrats to Mehdi Mofidian on his new publication: Displacement Transmissibility Evaluation of Vibration Isolation System Employing Nonlinear-Damping and Nonlinear-Stiffness Elements has been accepted for publication in Journal of Vibration and Control ( accepted on July 3rd 2017).
Austin Smith awarded LaSPACE Graduate Student Research Award (GSRA). PI: Dr. Hamzeh Bardaweel Title: Geometric fidelity and dimensional characteristics of microfluidic networks fabricated using additive manufacturing. $8,000. September 1 2017- August 31 2018.
Stephen Bierschenk awarded LaSPACE Undergraduate Research Assistantship (LURA). PI: Dr. Hamzeh Bardaweel Title: Managing satellite micro-jitters using energy harvester dynamic vibration isolation platform $6,000. September 1 2017- August 31 2018.
Dr. Bardaweel has received the NASA LASPACE RESEARCH ENHANCEMENT AWARD grant. Title: Design, characterization and hydrodynamic optimization of 3D printed embedded micro-channels networks. PI, $34,974 July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018.
Dr. Bardaweel has received the LOUISIANA BOARD OF REGENTS-BOARD OF REGENTS SUPPORT FUND grant. Title: Regenerative Hybrid Hydraulic- Electromagnetic Shock-Absorber. PI, $39,974, June 1, 2017 May 31, 2018. Dr. Bardaweel's proposal ranked number one among all proposals submitted in State of Louisiana!
Congrats to Abullah on his new publication: Nammari, A. and H. Bardaweel, Design enhancement and non-dimensional analysis of magnetically-levitated nonlinear vibration energy harvesters. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures.March 27, 2017
Congratulations to Logan, Stephen, and Johnny on their acceptance to the CIMM REU program for Summer 2017. February 20, 2017
Abdullah Nammari's second manuscript "Design and analysis of a small-scale magnetically levitated energy harvester utilizing oblique mechanical springs" submitted to Journal of Microsystem Technologies has been accepted for publication. February 9, 2017
Abdullah Nammari's manuscript "Design and Analysis of Magnetically-levitated Nonlinear Vibration Energy Harvesters" accepted for publication by the Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures . February 7, 2017
Dr. Bardaweel received NSF(2017)-CIMM grant. Project Title: 3D Printable Structures for Multi-functional Vibration Energy Scavenger. $10,000 January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.
Dr. Bardaweel received NASA EPSCoR RAP grant. Title: Multi-functional non-resonant magnetically-levitated energy scavenger for NASA Stennis Space Center (SSC) $39,889 January 15, 2017 through January 14, 2018.
Dr. Bardaweel received NASA LASPACE REA grant. Title: Broadband Nonlinear Vibration Energy Harvesting for Aerospace Applications $34,875 September 1, 2016 through August 31, 2017.
Dr. Bardaweel received Louisiana Tech Technology Fee Grant. Title: DESKTOP COMPUTERS FOR MICRO/NANOSYSTEMS MODELING AND SIMULATION LABORATORY $38,325 December 1, 2016 through November 31, 2017.
Abdullah Nammari awarded LaSPACE Graduate Student Research Award (GSRA). PI: Dr. Hamzeh Bardaweel. Title: Fabrication and Characterization of Broadband Nonlinear Electrogagnetic Energy Harvester. $8,000. August 15 2016- August 14 2017.
Logan Caskey awarded LaSPACE Undergraduate Research Assistant (LURA). PI: Dr. Hamzeh Bardaweel Title: Dynamic Analysis and Design Optimization of a Regenerative Shock Absorber. $6,000. September 1 2016- August 31 2017.
Johnny Negrete awarded LA EPSCoR Supervised Undergraduate Research Experiences (SURE). PI: Dr. Hamzeh Bardaweel Title: Developing 3D-printable structures for microvibration isolation system.. $5,000. January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017.