Addis Kidane

University of South Carolina

SEM Awards: R.E. Peterson, J.W. Dally Young Investigator

Dr. Addis Kidane is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Carolina. He obtained his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Defense University, Ethiopia in 2001, and M.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India in 2005. He received a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics from the University of Rhode Island in 2009. He joined the faculty of the University of South Carolina in 2011 after completing a two year postdoctoral studies at the California Institute of Technology. His research focuses on, energetic, cellular and graded materials, high strain rate experimental mechanics and materials behavior at different time and length scale. He is the recipient of the Orr Early Career Award from the Materials Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Young Investigator Award from AFOSR, the Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grants from ASME Applied Mechanics Division, and Young Investigator Research Award from the College of Engineering and Computing, the University of South Carolina.


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Last Updated: 04/07/2020