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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 a Professor of Optics, MAE (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) and MSE (Materials Science and Engineering) 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
2018 First Place Award (Poster Presentation): Eduardo Castillo, IMAPS Society, 2018
2017 Elected to the rank of National Academy of Inventors Fellow
2017 First Place Award (Poster Presentation): Eduardo Castillo, ICALEO 2017
2017 First Place Award (Poster Presentation): Eduardo Castillo, IMAPS Society 2017
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

2018
E. A. Castillo, R. Kumar and A. Kar
"Silver nanoparticle electrospray laser deposition for additive manufacturing of microlayers on rigid or flexible substrates"
Session on Additive Methods for Micro-Electronic or Flexible Features in Dimensional Optical Metrology and Inspection for Practical Applications VII, SPIE Conf., Orlando, Florida, April 15-19, 2018.
2018
J. Jennings, R. Vaidyanathan and A. Kar
"Uncooled resistive metal foil bolometers for imaging with radiofrequency magnetic fields (Invited Paper)"
Session on Advanced Photodetectors and Bolometer in Image Sensing Technologies: Materials, Devices, Systems, and Applications V, SPIE Conf., Orlando, Florida, April 15-19, 2018 (Invited Paper).
2018
E. A. Castillo, R. Kumar and A. Kar
"Nanoparticle Electrospray Laser Deposition for Manufacturing of Photoconductive Switch (First Place Award)"
IMAPS (International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society) Technical Workshop and Symposium on Advanced Manufacturing and Innovative Design for DOD Systems, February 22-23, 2018. Poster Presentation, First Place Award.
2018
A. Kar, R. Kumar and E. Castillo-Orozco
"Laser-assisted manufacturing process using microfluidic suspensions and dry powders"
January 18, 2018
2018
Aravinda Kar and Nathaniel R. Quick
"Transformation of Gaussian beams into M-beams for Advanced microvia drilling"
Laser Ablation for Microelectronics, Laser Microprocessing Conference, Laser Institute of America, International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO), Atlanta, October 26, 2017
2017
A. Kar, R. Kumar and E. Castillo-Orozco
"Laser-assisted microfluidics manufacturing process"
November 1, 2017
2017
Eduardo Castillo-Orozco, Ranganathan Kumar and Aravinda Kar
"Superlens-focused laser electrospray microprocessing of nanoparticles (First Place Award)"
Laser Institute of America, International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO), Atlanta, October 26, 2017. Poster Presentation, First Place Award.
2017
A. Kar and N. R. Quick
"Transformation of gaussian beams into m-beams for advanced microvia drilling"
Laser Ablation for Microelectronics, Laser Microprocessing Conference, Laser Institute of America, International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO), Atlanta, GA.
2017
Aravinda Kar
"Laser doping of semiconductors and nanoparticle electrospray laser deposition"
Florida Photonics Cluster (FPC) and Manufacturers Association of Central Florida (MACF) Joint Members Meeting, Host and Location: Northrop Grumman Laser Systems (part of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems), 2787 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Apopka, Florida, September 21, 2017
2017
Eduardo Castillo-Orozco, Ranganathan Kumar and Aravinda Kar
"Nanoparticle electrospray laser deposition for additive manufacturing of microlayers on flexible substrates"
NSF-Sponsored Workshop: Accelerating NSF Research in Additive Manufacturing toward Industrial Applications, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 17-18, 2017
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Research

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