Ahsan Mian, Ph.D.

Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Russ Engineering Center 126, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy, Dayton, OH 45435-0001


Undergraduate Courses: Mechanics of Materials; System Dynamics; Additive Manufacturing; Mechanical Design I and II; Mechanical Vibration; Capstone I and II; Metrology

Graduate Courses: Mechanics of Electronic Packaging; Finite Element Method Applications; Computational Methods

Research Statement

My research focus is “Additive Manufacturing of Functional Structures” with specific following topic areas:


  • Application-specific lattice design (for aerospace to biomedical applications);
  • Process development for 3D/2.5D printed electronics;
  • Heterogeneous integration of electronics;
  • Survivable electronics; 
  • Thermal/mechanical reliability of AM structures.


From over 160 (http://cecs.wright.edu/~ahsan.mian/Publications.html):

  1. A. Fadeel, H. Abdulhadi, G. Newaz, R. Srinivasan, and A. Mian, "Computational Investigation of the Post-Yielding Behavior of 3D Printed Polymer Lattice Structures,"  Journal of Computational Design and Engineering, vol. 9, issue 1, pp. 263-277, February 2022 (Click Here)
  2. A. Fadeel, H. Abdulhadi, R. Srinivasan, and A. Mian, "A Computational Approach in Understanding the Low Velocity Impact Behavior and Damage of 3D Printed Polymer Lattice Structures,"  Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 30, issue 8 AddManuf, Aug 2021 (Click Here) (Invited Paper)
  3. S. Patibandla, and A. Mian, "Layer-to-Layer Physical Characteristics and Compression Behavior of 3D Printed Polymer Metastructures Fabricated using Different Process Parameters,”  Journal of Elastomers and Plastics, vol. 53, issue 5, pp. 386-401, Aug 2021 (Click Here)
  4. A. Mian, A. Hamad, S. Longstreth, A. Archacki, R. Aga, C. Bartsch, and E. Heckman, "The Effects of Printed Lattice Cell Structure Superstrates on Printed Patch Antennas,”  International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, vol. 30, issue 6, June 2021 (Click Here).
  5. A. Hamad, A. Mian, and S. Khondaker, "Direct-Write Inkjet Printing of Nanosilver Ink (UTDAg) on PEEK Substrate,”  Journal of Manufacturing Processes, vol. 55, pp. 326-334, July 2020  (Click Here).
  6. A. Hamad, M. Salam, and A. Mian, “Effect of Driving Waveform on Size and Velocity of Generated Droplets of Nanosilver Ink (Smartink),” Manufacturing Letters , vol. 24, pp. 14-18, April 2020 (Click Here).
  7. M. Al Rifaie, A. Mian, P.  Katiyar, P. Majumdar, and R. Srinivasan, “Drop-Weight Impact Behavior of Three-Dimensional Printed Polymer Lattice Structures with Spatially Distributed Vertical Struts,” Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials, vol. 5, issue 4, pp. 387-395, Dec 2019 (Click HereClick Here)
  8. H. Abdulhadi, and A. Mian, "Effect of Strut Length and Orientation on Elastic Mechanical Response of Modified Body-Centered Cubic Lattice Structures,” Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, vol. 233, issue 11, pp. 2219-2233, Nov 2019 (Click Here).
  9. M. Al Rifaie, A. Mian,  and R. Srinivasan, “Compression Behavior of Three-Dimensional Printed Polymer Lattice Structures,”Part L: Journal of Materials: Design and Applications, vol. 233, issue 8, pp. 1574-1584, Aug 2019 (Click Here).
  10. T. Alwattar, and A. Mian, "Development of an Elastic Material Model for BCC Lattice Cell Structures using Finite Element Analysis and Neural Networks Approaches," Journal of Composites Science, vol. 3, no. 2, 33, April 2019 (Click Here).
  11. A. Fadeel, A. Mian, M. Al Rifaie, and R. Srinivasan, "Effect of Vertical Strut Arrangements on Compression Characteristics of 3D Printed Polymer Lattice Structures: Experimental and Computational Study," Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 28, issue 2, pp. 709-716, February 2019 (Click Here) (Invited Paper)
  12. S. Keerthi, A. Hamad, A. Mian, J. Clifford, P. Majumdar, N. Chamok, and M. Ali,  “Effect of Heterogeneity in Additively Manufactured Dielectric Structures on RF Response of Microstrip Patch Antennas,” International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering, vol. 28, issue 4, May 2018 (Click HereClick Here).
  13. A. Turner, M. Al Rifaie, A. Mian, and R. Srinivasan, “Low-Velocity Impact Behavior of Sandwich Structures with Additively Manufactured Polymer Lattice Cores,” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 2505-2512, May 2018 (Click HereClick Here)
  14. V.S. Tummala, A. Mian, N. Chamok, D. Poduval, M. Ali, J. Clifford, P. Majumdar, “Three-Dimensional Printed Dielectric Substrates for Radio Frequency Applications,” Journal of Electronic Packaging, vol. 139, no. 2, June 2017 (Click Here). (Invited Paper)
  15. K. Rahim, and A. Mian, “A Review on Laser Processing in Electronic and MEMS Packaging,” Journal of Electronic Packaging, vol 139, no. 3, Sept. 2017 (Click Here). (Invited Paper)

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

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