D1. Shyam Venkatesh (1992), “Combustion of chlorinated hydrocarbons,” Director in technology partnering BAE, NASA Ames Research Center, California
D2. John Baker (1993), “Fluid dynamic instability,” (Major Advisor: S. Singh) Faculty, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa.
D3. Heng Ban (1994), “Coal particle separation,” Faculty, Utah State University.
D4. Cheng Qian (1995), “Flame spread along the vertical corner walls,” Vice President, Weichai Power Col, Ltd.
D5. Liyan Wang (1996), “Thermal sensing in machining process,” (Co-Advisor: I.S. Jawahir), Senior Engineer, Visteron
D6. Jae Um (1996) “Cooling during machining process,” (Major Advisor: L. Chow), Senior Engineer, General Electronics
D7. Ghassan Tashtoush (1997) “Flame spread over liquids,” Dean, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
D8. Asmund Vego (1997), “Scale modeling of circulating fluidized beds,” Project Manager, Lexmark
D9. Abraham Salazar (1998), “CFD study of automobile assembly plant painting systems.” Manager – Research & Development at Giffin, Inc.
D10. Tianxiang Li (1999), “Coal particle separation,” Research Associate Professor, Washington University in St. Louis.
D11. Liming Yuan (2002), “Formation of soot and carbon nanotubes from flames,” Associate Fellow, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
D12. Keng Hoo Chuah (2004), Lean Manufacturing,” (Co-Advisor: J. Yingling), Faculty, International University (INTI), Malaysia
D13. Mohamed Omar (2005), “Non-destructive IR testing method,” Faculty and Department Chair, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Khalifa University.
D14. Nu'man Abu-Dheir (2005), “Vibration casting,” (Co-Advisor: M. Khraishere), Faculty, King Fahd University, Saudi Arabia
D15. Wahed Wasel (2006), “CVD synthesis of carbon nanotubes,” Faculty, JACOBS Engineering, Texas.
D16. Vedanth Srinivasan (2007), “CFD simulation on spray paint processes,” Project Engineer, ANSYS, Huston, TX
D17. Belal Gharaibeh (2008), “Paint surface inspection technique,” Faculty, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan
D18. Nelson Akafuah (2009), “IR characterization of new paint applicators,” Research Faculty, University of Kentucky
D19. John Henninger (2009), “JIT-buffer theory and modeling,” (Co-Advisor: L. Holloway), Lecturer, University of Kentucky
D20. Churn Poh (2011), “Nano particle application for bio-medical research,” (Co-Advisor: Zack Hilt).
D21. Ahmad Salaimeh (2011), “IR thermal inspection system for bio-medical application,” Research Faculty, University of Kentucky
D22. Fang Liu (2014), “Cerium oxide promoted oxygen carrier development and scale modeling study for chemical looping combustion”, Faculty, Chinese University of Mining and Engineering
D23. Yunqing Han (2014), “A study on the theoretical method to evaluate kinetic parameters of solid state reactions”, Postdoctoral Scholar, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
D24. Brittany Adam (2015), “Scale modeling forest fires,” Big Fan Corp. Lexington
D25. Li Yang (2015),”CFD simulation for carbon capturing process” Faculty, Chinese University of Mining and Engineering
D26. Sadegh Poozesh (2015), “Numerical study on inkjet painting system” Faculty, Tuskegee University
D27. David Persley (2018), "Lean Manufacturing" Staff Member, University of Kentucky
M1. Sandra Elam (1988, Co-Advisor: R.A. Altenkirch), “Combustion,” NASA Huntsville, AL
M2. Sanjev Jolly (1988), “Scaling in fire research” Vice President of Engineering at Eco Power Solutions
M3. Wen-Xin Lin (1992), “Corner wall fires,” Owner of Chinese Restaurants
M4. Siru Ling (1993), “Liquid fuel combustion,” Akebono Brake
M5. Samir Dey (1993), “Development of no-vent filling system,” Lex-Com
M6. Vijayakumar Ramasamy (1995, Co-Advisor: C.J. Cremers), “Plasma-enhanced combustion,” Caterpillar
M7. Scot Duncan (1997), “Lean manufacturing,” Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky
M8. Kelly Flannery (1998), “Turbine blade cooling,” Pratt & Whitney
M9. Albert Chong Hooi Cheah (2000), “Cultural aspects of lean manufacturing.” Intel in Malaysia
M10. Sugianto Jasin (2001), “Acoustically enhanced combustion,” GRI.
M11. Neil Erickson (2002), “Lean manufacturing,” Lexmark International
M12. Tapiwa Grupira (2002), “Particle separation technology,” Tribo Flow Separation Inc.
M13. Dave Barnett (2003, Co-Advisor: P. Menguc), “Fire research,” Bullard Inc.
M14. Myron Rickard (2003), “Selective catalysis reduction and energy efficiency,” Cummins Inc.IN
M15. Kunlun Hong (2003), “Lean manufacturing,” Al-Flint, MI
M16. Mongesh Kolhankar (2004), “UV inspection technique in surface coating,” Ellison, CA
M17. V. Kalidindi (2004), “Thermal analysis on dental implants,” TITAN Technology Partners, consultant
M18. Pavan Singh (2004), “Scale modeling of steel teeming process,”
M19. Harley Colbert (2004, Co-Advisor: A. Salazar), “CFD studies on electrostatic effects of paint particle transfer.” FUNAC
M20. S. Penmetsa (2004, Co-Advisor: A. Salazar), “Scale modeling of aluminum melting furnace,” Johnson Control, Georgetown, KY
M21. Ashish Kamat (2004, Co-Advisor: A. Salazar), “Image processing for paint defect detection,” Consolidated Diesel Company, NC
M22. Bradley Pabian (2006), “Hydrogen combustion.” Trane, Lexington, KY
M23. Bradley Toon (2008, Co-Advisor: R. Andrews), “Investigation of blast mitigation material,” Sargent & Lundy, IL
M24. Marc Harik (2010), “Characterization of Defects in Metal Sheets,” Denso, TN
M25. Liu Xu (2010), “Structural analysis of shipping pallets by finite element method.”
M26. Mohamed Kenawey (2012), “Infrared thermography inspection of bridge coating.” Mechanical Development Engineer at Cummins Inc.
M27. William Linnig (2012), “Bio-cokes and alternative fuels.”
M28. Soham Basu (2012), Project option.
M29. Chris Rosenbaum (2012), “Lean application to patient care and medical practice.”
M30. Peiding Wang (2014), ”Numerical simulation of liquid flow from an inkjet painting nozzle.”
M31. Justin English (2014), “Forest Fires.” Lockheed Martin
M32. Jeremit Fugate (2014), “Safety zone for forest fire fighters.” CMC Manufacturing, Paris, KY
M33. Anthony Adornato (2015), “Characterization of spray and droplets in relation to painting technology, ”Ford Motor Co. Louisville, KY
M34. Nikolay Gustenyov (2017), “Visualization of forest fires.”
M35. Qiang Qi (2017), “Manufacturing and tooling”
P1. Cheng Qian (1995-96), GM
P2. Liyan Wang (4 months in 1996), Visteon
P3. Larry Wang (four months in 1997), Lexmark
P4. Nobuhiro Iwai (1997-99), Nissan, Japan
P5. Ghassan Tashtoush (1998-99), Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
P6. Liming Yuan (six months in 2002), National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
P7. Abraham Salazar (1998-00), University of Kentucky
P8. Tianxiang Li (2002-05), University of Kentucky
P9. Valerlo Viti (2004-06), Fluent Inc.
P10. Numan Abu-Dehir (2005-06), King Fahd University, Saudi Arabia
P11. Mohamed Omar (2005-06), Clemson University
P12. Kazu Kuwana (Postdoc 2000-03; Research Staff 2003-06), Yamagata University, Japan
P13. Keng Chuah (2004-2006), INTI International University Malaysia, Malaysia
P14. Wahed Wasel (2006-2007), JACOBS Engineering, Texas
P15. Belal Gharaibeh (2007), University of Jordan, Jordan
P16. Nelson Akafuh (2009-2010), University of Kentucky
P17. Jiao Lei (Sep.2010-Feb. 2011), University of Science and Technology of China
P18. Ahmad Salaimeh (2012-2015), University of Kentucky
P19. Zhengchang Song (2014-2015), China University of Mining and Technology
P20. E. Dazhi (2015-16)
P21. Taro Hirasawa (2015-16), Chubu University, Japan
P22. Manabu Fuchihata (2015-16), Kinki University japan
P23. Yuji Nakamura (2017 for three months), Toyohashi University of Technology Japan
V1. Ikuo Tokura (1986-87), Muroran Inst. of Tech., Japan
V2. Masataka Arai (1987-88), Gunma University, Japan
V3. Takao Inamura (1988-89), Tohoku University, Japan
V4. Masatoshi Daikoku (1989-90), Hachinohe Institute of Tech., Japan
V5. Akira Arakawa (1990-91), Tohoku University, Japan
V6. George Sidebotham (summers of 1990 and91), Cooper Union, New York
V7. Akihiko Ito (1991-92), Oita University, Japan
V8. Tetsuya Oizumi (1991-92), Sendai National College of Technology, Japan
V9. Hiroki Ishida (1992-93), Nagaoka National College of Technology, Japan
V10. Akira Narumi (eight months in 1994), Kanagawa Inst. of Technology, Japan
V11. Tomohiro Naruse (eight months in 1996), University of Tokyo, Japan
V12. Yuji Nakamura (1996-97), Nagoya University, Japan
V13. Tadashi Konishi (summer of 1997 and 98), Oita National College of Technology, Japan
V14. Abdel Hamid Hilali (six months in 2000), Helwan University, Egypt
V15. Jun Ishimoto (2000-01), Hirosaki University, Japan
V16. Genichiro Kushida (five months in 2001), Aichi Institue of Technology, Japan
V17. Hajime Endo (eight months in 2002), Tohoku University, Japan
V18. Mohammed Hassan Ali (2000-03), Helwan University, Egypt
V19. Tamio Ida (six months in 2005), Kinki University, Japan
V20. Kazutaka Kitagawa (2005-06), Aichi Institute of Technology, Japan
V21. Hiroyuki Ito (six months in 2007), Hokkaido University, Japan
V22. Yunardi (three weeks in 2008), Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia
V23. Wageh M. H. Swelm (2008-09), Menoufia University, Egypt
V24. Zhengchang Song (2014-15), China University of Mining and Technology
V25. E Dazhi, (2015-16), Shenyang Fire Research Institute, China
V26. Taro Hirasawa (2015-16), Chubu University, Japan
V27. Manabu Fuchihata (2015-16), Kinki University, Japan