Molla Hasan

Molla Hasan

Assistant Professor
College of Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
EB 1.100G

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Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Texas Tech University, TX, 2017

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Lamar University, TX, 2011

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, KUET, Bangladesh, 2005


Professional Appointments

Assistant Professor, 2021 - Present - The University of Texas Permian Basin, Odessa, TX

Assistant Professor, 2019-2021 - Alfred University, Alfred, NY

Postdoctoral Associate, 2017 to 2019 - Rutgers, Piscataway, NJ

Research Interests

Functionalization of materials
Metallic Glasses
Additive Manufacturing
Size-effects of materials
Soft materials

Teaching Interests

Fluid Mechanics
Materials Characterization


  1. Undergraduate New Investigator (UNI); Agency: American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund (ACS PRF), Role: P.I., Period: 2022-2024, Amount: $55,000
  2. Mistletoe Fellowship; Agency: Momental Foundation; Role: PI; Period: 2018-2019, Amount: $10,000

Honors and Awards

  1. Best Dissertation Award (Math., Physical Science & Engineering), Texas Tech University, 2018
  2. National Postdoctoral Association Travel Award 2018
  3. 3-Minute Thesis Presentation Award, Texas Tech University, 2017
  4. Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Texas Tech University, 2015

Selected Publications

  1. Hasan, M., Shajahan, I., Singer, J. et. al., Three-dimensional compatible sacrificial nanoimprinting lithography for tuning the wettability of thermoplastic materials, Journal of Micro- and Nano-manufacturing, 6, 041003, 2018
  2. Hasan, M., Warzywoda, J., Kumar, G., Decoupling the effects of surface texture and chemistry on the wetting of metallic glasses, Applied Surface Science, 447, 355, 2018
  3. Meduri, C., Hasan, M., Adam, S., Kumar, G., Effects of temperature on shear bands and bending plasticity of metallic glasses, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 732, 922, 2018
  4. Hasan, M., Kumar, G., High-throughput drawing and testing of metallic glass nanostructures, Nanoscale, 9, 3261, 2017
  5. Hasan, M., Kumar, G., High strain rate thermoplastic demolding of metallic glasses, Scripta Materialia, 123, 140, 2016
  6. Hasan, M., Kahler, N., Kumar, G., Shape-controlled metal-metal and metal-polymer Janus structures by thermoplastic embossing, Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8 (17), 11084, 2016
  7. Hasan, M., Schroers, J., Kumar, G., Functionalization of metallic glasses through hierarchical patterning, Nano Letters, 15 (2), 963, 2015
  8. Wei, J., Wang, J., Su, S., Hasan, M., Qiu, J., Wang, S., A shape healable tough hydrogel, New Journal of Chemistry, 39, 8461, 2015
  9. Liu, L., Hasan, M., Kumar, G., Metallic glass nanostructures: fabrication, properties, and applications, Nanoscale, 6, 2027, 2014


  1. Hasan, M., Kumar, G., High-throughput Fabrication of Patterned Surfaces and Nanostructures by Hot-Pulling of Metallic Glass Arrays, U.S. Patent# 10745788
  2. Singer, J., Hasan, M., Porous epoxy nanocomposite monoliths, U.S. patent application # 17/598,649

Last Updated: 10/12/2022