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Sayed Ehsan Saghaian

Assistant Professor | College of Engineering and Science - Mechanical and Civil Engineering

Contact Information
(321) 674-8804
F.W. Olin Engineering Complex, room 217

Personal Overview

Dr. Saghaian’s research is centered on enhancing advanced manufacturing technology such as the laser powder bed fusion method by conducting experimental and computational research on high-performance materials such as metals and polymer composites to design and develop products for the medical, aerospace, electronic, and transportation sectors.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky, 2021
  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, 2013

Professional Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Florida Institute of Technology, 2022 - Present
  • Research Scholar, Additive Manufacturing center at UofL, 2021 - 2022

Current Courses

  • MEE 2081 – Applied Mechanics: Statics

Recognition & Awards

  • Awarded a seed grant from NASA Glenn Research Center for a project entitled "Database for AM of SMAs" 


  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Composition-Process-Microstructure-Performance relationship
  • Advanced Material Characterization
  • Shape Memory Alloys
  • Computational Analysis
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