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Vidya Kishore

Post-Doc, Oak Ridge National Lab


Supervising Faculty: Chad Duty

Vidya holds a Master’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Stony Brook University (SUNY Stony Brook) and a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Anna University, India. During Master’s, Vidya worked with Dr. Koga’s research group predominantly studying polymeric thin films using microscopic techniques. Previously, as a part of her senior year thesis, she worked on an industrial research and development project in India aimed at developing epoxy/carbon nanotube composites for abrasive applications. As a Bredesen Center fellow, Vidya intends to work on developing novel nanocomposites for clean energy applications.


Research focus:

  • Development of high temperature semi-crystalline thermoplastic composites for extrusion additive manufacturing.
  • Strategies to enhance interlayer bonding in components printed on large scale additive manufacturing system.


Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering - Stony Brook University, NY

Bachelor of Technology in Chemical Engineering - Anna University, Chennai, India

Awards and Recognitions

  • Gold medalist, Anna University
  • Undergraduate merit scholarship (2008-2011)
  • Budding Bright Engineer Award 2009, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, India


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