Officers

Chair  РMichael Moodispaw (.4)

Undergraduate: BS, Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University (Dec. 2020)
Graduate Studies: GRA in Light Metals and Manufacturing Research Group, OSU
Research: Simulation of solidification structures of aluminum alloys
Past Research:2018-2019: Impulse Manufacturing Lab, Student research assistant, OSU
Relevant Casting Knowledge:
Sand Casting
Die Casting
Email: moodispaw.4@osu.edu

Vice Chair – Troy Lewis (.2250)

Major: 4th Year, Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University
Graduation Date: May 2020
Research: Undergraduate Research Assistant – Impulse Manufacturing Lab – Dr. Daehn
Hobbies: Golf and following favorite sports teams (Patriots, Blue Jackets, Buckeyes)
Relevant Casting Knowledge:

Green sand casting
Die casting
Email: Lewis.2250@osu.edu

Treasurer – Blake Barnett (.615)

Undergraduate: BS, Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins Univeristy (2012)
Graduate Studies: Ph.D. Welding Engineering, The Ohio State University (2023)
Research: Vaporizing Foil Actuator Welding (VFAW)
Past Research: Functionalized nanoparticles for biosensing (University of Pittsburgh, 2009); Liquid Metal Catalysis of Methane Decomposition (Johns Hopkins University, 2010-2012); Gas Dynamic Cold Spray (US Army Research Laboratory, 2012-2018)

Past Positions: Treasurer, Johns Hopkins University Chapter of the Materials Research Society (2010-2011); President, Johns Hopkins University Chapter of the Materials Research Society (2011-2012)
Relevant Casting Knowledge: Working on it!
Hobbies: Cooking, bass guitar, stand-up comedy
Email: Barnett.615@osu.edu

Secretary – Rebecca Vilcheck (.1)

Undergraduate: BS, Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University (Dec. 2020)
Research: 2018-2019 Undergraduate Research Assistant – OSU Light Metals and Manufacturing Research Lab
Internship: Delta Air Lines Co-op(Landing Gear Engineering, Avionics Engineering, Liaison Engineering) 2016-2019, GE Aviation Summer Internship 2019

Hobbies: Travel, exercise, painting
Email: vilcheck.1@osu.edu

Social and Outreach – Hayden Beatty (.231)

Undergraduate: BS, Materials Science and Engineering, The Ohio State University (Dec. 2020)
Hobbies: Longboarding, photography
Email: beatty.231@osu.edu

Engineers’ Council Representative – Liam Clink (.6)

Graduate Studies: Ph.D. Physics, The Ohio State University (2025)
Research: Atomic physics
Past Research: National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory (2015-2018) – nuclear physics

Relevant Casting Knowledge: Sand casting
Hobbies: Playing music, languages
Email: clink.6@osu.edu