Dr. Daryoush Allaei

Dr. Allaei has more than 35 years of expertise in developing and supplying the military with vibration solutions for their most challenging problems. He has a proven track record of leading projects from inception to final product and into the hands of the end-user.

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His projects range from military applications funded through the DOD to energy application and commercialization funded through the DOE to solutions for Fortune 500 companies in the United States.

38 years of R&D
30+ U.S. patents
20+ international patents
200 national and international publications
50+ speaking invitations at conferences
30 years of business experience
Titan of Technology, 2014
Cleantech Open Award, 2011
Recipient of R&D 100, 2004
Tibbets Award, 2002
Smart Structure Award, 2000

Dr. Allaei has received numerous government contracts to solve noise, acoustic, vibration, and shock problems in our nation’s military systems for over 30 years. He has led teams that have worked on marine vehicles (submarines and surface ships), ground vehicles (Humvees), and airborne vehicles (helicopters and aircraft).

Some of his projects include:

Performance Analysis System Software. Agency: OSD

Intelligently Vibrating Dewatering Machinery. Agency: DOE

Intelligent Vibrating Air Filters. Agency: Army

Energy-Based Vibration Control System for Load-Bearing Skin Structures. Agency: MDA

Smart Screening Systems in Taconite Processing. Agency: DOE

Smart Isolation Mounts for Army Guns with Energy Flow Controlling Structural Elements. Agency: Army

Vibration Energy Confinement Analysis Software. Agency: NSF

Application of Localized Vibration and Smart Materials in Controlling the Dynamic

Response of Structures. Agency: DARPA

Acoustically Intelligent Surfaces for C3 Shelters. Agency: Army

PhD, System Dynamics, Purdue University, 1986
MSME, Nonlinear Dynamics, Purdue University, 1983
BSME, Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1981
Research, Herrick Laboratories, Purdue University, 1983–86
Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota, 2005
Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2001
Quality Research & Development Inc., cofounded in 1991

Dr. James Rall

The engineering team is led by AE-R&D’s senior engineer and scientist Dr. James Rall. Dr. Rall has 10 years of experience performing research and development in both academic and industrial settings.

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Dr. Rall has led technical efforts for multiple military and commercial projects.

10+ years of R&D
Prepared and submitted SBIR proposal
7 national and international publications
8 conference presentations
Desert Silicon, Inc.
Cleantech Open Semifinalist
Rall Solutions
Nokomis, Inc.

Some of his projects include:

Electronic Counterfeit Detection

Cyber-Physical Security

Remaining Useful Life

RF Coatings

RF Communication in Jungle Environment

Transparent Conductive Film

High-Temperature Thick SOG Film

Thermoelectric Device SOG Filler

PhD, Physics, West Virginia University, 2011
Research, Dr. Mohindar Seehra Lab, 2008–11
Nickel Hydroxide Magnetic nanoparticles (NPs)
Zinc-Manganese-Oxide NPs

BS, Physics, Northern Arizona University (NAU), 2005
Research, Dr. Stephen Tegler, 2004–05
BS, Mathematics, NAU, 2005
BS, Chemistry, NAU, 2005

Dr. Manjurul Alam

Dr. Alam has experience in conducting computational modeling and simulation research, data analysis, and publishing journals in the field of computational fluid mechanics, structural mechanics, fluid-solid interaction, biomechanics and biomechanical modeling.

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Areas of expertise include Computational Simulation, Computational Hemodynamics, Solid Mechanics, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Mathematical Modeling, Data Science, Medical Physics, Biomechanics, Machine Learning, Finite Element Analysis, Biostatistical Analysis, and Microfluidics.
More than 7 years of Simulation Software experience such as FEA software-Abaqus CAE, OpenFOAM CFD, ANSYS FLUENT, COMSOL Multiphysics.
Lead to develop a computational model to simulate idealized and patient-specific structural tissue mechanics modeling using commercial and open-source finite element method.
Published peer-reviewed manuscripts in reputed journals to disseminate scientific outcomes in research communities (ASME, AIP, MDPI etc).
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant at George Mason University (2016-2020)
Graduate Teaching Assistant at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (2015-2016)
Competitive Graduate Award (Fellowship) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (2014-2015)
PhD, Bioengineering, George Mason University, 2020
MSc, Mechanical Engineering, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, 2016
BSc, Mechanical Engineering, Military Institute of Science and Technology, 2011

David Frank

David Frank

David is a design and test engineer with experience in materials testing, materials selection, prototyping, design, and simulations for product development related to energy absorption and safety.

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B.S.E Materials Science and Engineering University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2019

MSc. Sports Engineering Sheffield Hallam University, 2020

Experience with CFD, FEA, SolidWorks, ANSYS, COMSOL, Matlab, High Speed Video

Annette Muriel

Annette is a skilled Administrative Assistant with over 15 years of experience in similar roles. Annette graduated with honors with an Associates Degree in Business Administration.