Armani, Amir

Contact Info

Phone: (408) 924-8354
Office: 310-E, Engineering Building


Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology, 2017
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2012
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, 2009

Research Interests

Design Optimization; Additive Manufacturing; Structural Ceramics; Functionally Graded Materials; Smart Structures; and Sheet Metal Forming

Recent Journal Papers

“Recycling of brass chips by sustainable friction stir extrusion,” P Asadi, M Akbari, A Armani, MRM Aliha, M Peyghami, T Sadowski, Journal of Cleaner Production 418, 2023.

“Next generation of advanced ceramic 3D printers,” S Choppala*, Z Fang*, A Allam*, A Armani, Future Technology 2, 36-42, 2023.

“Optimal design of functionally graded parts,” P Nayak*, A Armani, Metals 12 (8), 1335-1371, 2022.

“Optimal three-dimensional design of functionally graded parts for additive manufacturing using Tamura-Tomota-Ozawa model,” P Nayak*, A Armani, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications 235, 1993-2006, 2021.

“Additive manufacturing of functional Inconel 718 parts from recycled materials,” H Tupac-Yupanqui*, A Armani, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 30, 1177-1187, 2021.

“Extrusion-based additive manufacturing of functionally graded ceramics,” W Li, A Armani, A Martin, B Kroehler, A Henderson, T Huang, J Watts, G Hilmas, M Leu, Journal of the European Ceramic Society 41, 2049-2057, 2021.

“Biomedical soft robots: current status and perspective,” T Ahuri, A Armani, R Hamidi, T Reasnor, S Ahmadi, K Iqbal, Biomedical Engineering Letters 10, 369–385, 2020.

“Additive manufacturing of zirconia parts with organic sacrificial supports,” W Li, A Armani, D McMillen, M Leu, G Hilmas, J Watts, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology 17, 1544-1553, 2020.

Courses Taugt at SJSU

ME295A/B - Mechanical Engineering Project I & II
ME273 - Finite Element Methods in Engineering
ME243 - Vibration of Mechanical Systems
ME165 - Computer-Aided Design in Mechanical Engineering
ME160 - Introduction to Finite Element Method
ME157 - Mechanical Systems Design
ME154 - Mechanical Engineering Design
ME101 - Dynamics
ME020 - Design & Graphics (lab)


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