Mathew A. Kuttolamadom

Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology

Assistant Professor


Office: 117E Thompson
Phone: 979.862.8472

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Curriculum Vitae
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Research Interests

  • Bioinspired functionally-graded composites
  • Structure-property-function interplays
  • Subtractive manufacturing processes, including machining
  • Additive manufacturing processes
  • Tribology, including rock-bit tribosystems
  • Laser surface texturing
  • Visuo-haptic VR/AR interfaces
  • Engineering education

Awards & Honors

  • Faculty Paper Award (3rd place), ASEE Gulf-Southwest (GSW) Annual Conference, Richardson, TX, 2017.
  • AggiE-Challenge Champion, Texas A&M University, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18.
  • Best Division Moderator Award - Engineering Technology Division, Sustainable Perspectives for Engineering Technology Session, ASEE Conference for Industry & Education Collaboration (CIEC), 2014
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Dept. of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution, Texas A&M University, 2014
  • Corrie & Jim Furber ’64 Faculty Fellow in Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution, Texas A&M University, 2014
  • Faculty Fellow for Innovation in High-Impact Learning Experiences, Office of the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Studies, Texas A&M University, 2014
  • Outstanding Young Alumni Award, College of Engineering & Science, Clemson University, 2014
  • 2 journal papers among the “Top 10 Most Downloaded Articles” in the ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science & Engineering, Sep/Oct-2012


  • Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering, Clemson University - International Center for Automotive Research, 2012
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Detroit Mercy, 2005
  • B.Tech. in Mechanical (Automobile) Engineering, University of Kerala, 2002

Selected Publications

Kuttolamadom, M.A., Jones, J., Mears, M.L., Oehsen, J.V., Kurfess, T.R., Ziegert, J.C. (2017) “High Performance Computing Simulations to Identify Process Parameter Designs for Profitable Titanium Machining,” Special Issue of Manufacturing Systems on High Performance Computing & Data Analytics for Cyber Manufacturing, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, In press, doi: 10.1016/j.jmsy.2017.02.014.

Nava-Medina, I., Price, A.H., Kuttolamadom, M.A. (2017) “Undergraduate Research in Engineering Technology as a High Impact Learning Experience,” Proceedings of the 2017 ASEE Gulf-Southwest (GSW) Annual Conference, Richardson, TX (Faculty Paper Award (3rd place)).

Nava-Medina, I, Price, A.H., Kuttolamadom, M.A. (2017) “Comparing the Effectiveness of Semester-Long vs. Accelerated-Summer Course Offerings,” 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, OH.

Mehta, P.M., Kuttolamadom, M.A., Mears, M.L. (2016) “Mechanistic Force Model for Machining Process Theory & Application of Bayesian Inference,” The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, doi: 10.1007/s00170-017-0064-0.

Danda, A., Kao, Y.T., Kuttolamadom, M.A., Tai, B.L. (2016) “Characterization of Forces in High-Speed Bone Cutting and Grinding for Haptics Rendering (MSEC2016-8794),” Proceedings of the ASME International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC 2016), Blacksburg, VA.