Dr. Manigandan Kannan

Title: Associate Professor of Engineering Practice
Dept/Program: Mechanical Engineering
Office: ASEC 504 (Lab ASEC 17D)
Phone: 330-972-7741
Email: mk77@uakron.edu
Website: https://blogs.uakron.edu/mee/
Curriculum Vitae: Download in PDF format


Dr. Kannan is a proud Zip class of 2011 and 2014. After he completed his doctorate degree here at UA, he decided to stay to pursue his research and to teach. Along with his many teaching accomplishments, he is the author of 50+ technical publications in archival journals. 


Materials Characterization of High Strength Steels for high performance applications, Microstructural evolution in metals, Stress Corrosion Cracking in Alloy Steels, High temperature oxide & non-oxide materials, Fiber reinforced composites, Fracture toughness and fatigue crack growth rate properties of AM repaired, Ti-6Al-4V, Ceramics matrix composites


  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron 2014
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron 2011
  • B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering, SASTRA University Tanjore, India 2009                            


Tools for Aerospace System Engineering, Analysis of Mechanical Components, Mechanical Metallurgy, Aerospace Materials, Fatigue of Engineering Materials, Advanced Materials and Manufacturing Process