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Dr. Aravinda Kar

Dr. Aravinda Kar

Professor of Optics & Photonics, MMAE, ECE and Physics

Laser-Advanced Manufacturing, Materials and Micro-Processing

Email

akar@creol.ucf.edu (Work)

Phone

407-823-6921 (Office)
407-658-6880 (Fax)

Locations

CREOL 284 (Office)

Biography

Aravinda Kar received his PhD degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is an Associate Professor of Optics, MMAE (Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering) and Physics at UCF. His research interest is Laser Advanced Materials Processing such as (1) Materials processing, synthesis and modeling, (2) Device structure fabrication and prototyping, (3) Laser-assisted manufacturing and micromachining and (4) Advanced manufacturing thermal science (Thermofluids analysis of manufacturing technology.

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Awards & Honors

Laser Institute of America (LIA) Fellow
Laser Institute of America (LIA) Fellow
2005 Elected to the Board of Directors of the Laser Institute of America
2002 TIP (UCF’s Teaching Incentive Program) Award
2001 ICALEO’01 Student Paper Award Competition: Yonggang Li
2000 ICALEO’00 Student Paper Award Competition: Jihua Du
2000 Fifth Annual Tibbetts Award
2000 American Welding Society award Henry Grajon Prize: Jian Xie
1999 First Prize Student Paper Award Competition: Jihua Du
1999 ICALEO’99 Student Paper Award Competition: Franz Josef Kahlen

Recent Publications

2017
Tian-Si Wang, Chong Zhang, Aleksandar Aleksov, Islam Salama, and Aravinda Kar
"Two-dimensional analytic modeling of acoustic diffraction for ultrasonic beam steering by phased array transducers"
Ultrasonics 76, pp. 35-43
2017
Tian-Si Wang, C. Zhang, A. Aleksov, I. Salama, and A. Kar
"Two-dimensional refractive index modulation by phased array transducers in acousto-optic deflectors"
Applied Optics 56(3), pp. 688-694
2016
A. Kar; R. Vaidyanathan
"Surface Modification of Materials for Tailoring Responses to Electromagnetic Fields NAT (CHN) "
ZL 201280024525.8
2016
T. Wickramasooriya, A. Kaul, A. Kar, and R. Vaidyanathan
"Laser induced diffusion in metallic implants for reduced heating in MRIi environments"
AMPAC-MSE Industrial Board Meeting
2016
T.S. Wang, C. Zhang, A. Aleksov, I. Salama, and A. Kar
"Effect of large deflection angle on the laser intensity profile produced by acousto-optic deflector scanners in high precision manufacturing"
Journal of Laser Applications, 28(1), 012012
2016
T. Wickramasooriya, R. Vaidyanathan, and A. Kar
"Laser non-uniform heating of moving thin wires below the Biot number criterion of uniformtemperature"
Lasers in Manufacturing and Materials Processing, 3(2), pp.111-130.
2015
Tian-Si Wang, Chong Zhang, Aleksandar Aleksov, Islam Salama, Aravinda Kar
"Dynamic two-dimensional refractive index modulation for high performance acousto-optic deflector"
Optics Express, 23, pp. 33681-33690
2015
O. Benafan, S.Y. Chen, A. Kar, R. Vaidyanathan
"Laser surface modification of medical grade alloys for reduced heating in a magnetic resonance imaging environment"
Review of Scientific Instruments, 86, pp.123903:1-9
2015
I. A. Salama, N. R. Quick and A. Kar
"Laser Via Drilling Apparatus and Methods "
US Patent 9,211,609 B2, December 15, 2015
2015
Tian-Si Wang, Chong Zhang, Aleksandar Aleksov, Islam Salama, Aravinda Kar
"Effect of large deflection angle on the laser intensity profile produced by aod scanners in high precision manufacturing"
Advances in Lasers, Optics and Beam Delivery session of Laser Microprocessing Conference, 2015 ICALEO Conference Proceedings, Michelle Stock (Ed.), (Laser Institute of America, Orlando), pp. 204-212.
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