Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering
California Institute of Technology, 2002
M.S., Materials Science and Engineering
California Institute of Technology, 1999
B.S., Engineering Physics
Oklahoma Christian University, 1997
Oklahoma Christian University, 1997
- Advanced Structural Materials (2 new patent pending high strength materials)
- Automation and data processing
- Increasing useful service life
- Non-destructive analysis
Awards and Recognition
- 2020 Lightest half liter record broken for 5th time at 6.5 g.
- 2019-2020 Oversight on building two new multi-million dollar R&D labs for package and product testing in Ontario and Diamond Bar CA.
- 2019 Industrial application of graphene nanocomposites proven for environmental and material savings.
- 2018 Developed and patented new sealing technology. The best performance in the industry for cost, processing, and seal integrity.
- 2017 New products developed for Niagara saving $100M/yr, including another non-pressurized record breaking bottle design.
- 2016 Record setting unpressurized designs for Private Label, Aquafina, and Hint.
- 2015 Innovator of the year, Niagara Bottling LLC, developed more cost savings for 7.15 g LIFE bottle.
- 2014 Inducted into the National Academy of Inventors.
- 2014 in cooperation with Hyundai Translead for another record setting trailer design.
- 2014 Twice, Honored at Oklahoma State University’s Research Gala. New patent and license.
- 2013 Won National Science Foundation, Engineering Innovation Fellows Program Award. 2013 Lead a team to develop a record setting lightest dry van semi-trailer.
- 2013 1st place Excellence Award in X-Ray Diffraction from Bruker Corporation
- 2013 Recognized for Outstanding Research and Creative activities including Contributions to Technologies Licensed by OSU.
- 2012 Developed the world’s lightest half liter water bottle (7.5 g), breaking my own record set in 2010.
- 2011 NCIIA Technology Award.
- 2011 1st Place and 2nd Place, Graduate Oral and Poster Presentations, OSU-Tulsa Research Day.
- 2010 Developed the world’s lightest unpressurized half liter water bottle (8.5 g).
- 2010 TandemLaunch technology review selection for video reduction software.
- 2010 Best technology, Riata Competition
- 2010 1st place Riata Business Plan Competition
- 2009 Oklahoma Health Research Conference outstanding presenter
- 2009 CEAT Halliburton Outstanding Young Faculty Award
- 2008 Oklahoma Health Research Conference outstanding presenter
- 2008 NASA Space Grant Award
- MAE 6010 Advanced Study
- MAE 6000 Doctoral Dissertation
- MAE 5000 Thesis
- MAE 5000 Master’s Thesis
- MAE 5010 Mech. Eng. Projects
- MAE 5000 Graduate Research
- GRAD 5990 Special Problems
- MAE 5993 Microstructural Mechanics
- MAE 5113 Diffraction in Materials
- MAE 4344 Capstone Design
- MAE 4333 Mechanical Metallurgy
MAE 4313 Advanced Processing of Engineered Materials
- ENSC 3313 Materials Science
- J. C. Hanan, P. Sarda, J. Lawrence, M. Allahkarami, “Sustainability Performance of PET, Clarifying the Challenges and Potential.” In preparation, 2021.
- Q. Hu, M. Aboustait, B. Robertson, T. Ley, J. Hanan, X. Xiao, “Direct in-situ observation of early age void evolution in sustainable cement paste containing fly ash or limestone.” 15 Oct., 2019, Composites Part B Engineering (1359-8368) 175 107099, 10.1016/j.compositesb.2019.107099.
- M. Moradian, Q. Hu, M. Aboustait, M. T. Ley, J. C. Hanan, X. Xiao, V. Rose, R. Winarski, G. W. Scherer. “Multi-scale observations of structure and chemical composition changes of portland cement systems during hydration.” Construction and Building Materials 212 (2019) 486–499.
- V. Shabafrooz, S. Bandla, M. Allahkarami, J. C. Hanan, “Graphene/polyethylene terephthalate nanocomposites with enhanced mechanical and thermal properties.” Journal of Polymer Research, December 2018, 25:256.
- V. Shabafrooz, S. Bandla, J. C. Hanan, “Graphene/poly(ethylene glycol) dispersions for fabrication of nanocomposites: effects of dispersion processing conditions.” Graphene Technology, Vol. 3, Issue 2, 2018.