Dr. Keivan Davami joined the mechanical engineering faculty at The University of Alabama in July 2019 as an assistant professor. Before joining The University of Alabama, he was an assistant professor in the department of mechanical engineering at Lamar University in Texas. He was a research fellow in the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory in Washington D.C. as well as a postdoctoral research scholar at the University of Pennsylvania prior to joining Lamar University.
Davami’s research interests are focused on advanced manufacturing and surface modification techniques, in particular, additive manufacturing and laser shock peening, as well as metamaterials and micro/nano fabrication.