Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering


Director of Powder Technology Laboratory

Eugene_Olevsky.jpgDepartment of Mechanical Engineering

San Diego State University

5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego 92182-1323

Ph.: (619)-594-6329; FAX: (619)-594-3599



Eugene Olevsky is Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research at the College of Engineering of San Diego State University. Prof. Olevsky is the Director of the San Diego State University Powder Technology Laboratory. Prof. Olevsky has obtained two M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mathematics and Ph.D. degree in Materials Engineering. Dr. Olevsky’s primary area of expertise is in experimentation and computational modeling on powder processing, including novel ceramic, metallic, and composite materials synthesis. Eugene Olevsky is the author of over 500 scientific publications and of more than 150 plenary, keynote, and invited presentations in the area of sintering research. Prof. Olevsky has supervised scientific sintering studies of more than 100 post-doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate students. Dr. Olevsky’s contributions to research and education have been recognized by multiple awards and honors. Dr. Olevsky is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society, a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Humboldt Fellow; he is a Full Member of the International Institute of Science of Sintering. Eugene Olevsky serves as a Chair of the series of International Sintering Conferences – the major forum on sintering science and technology in the world. Prof. Olevsky’s most recent research is focused on field-assisted sintering techniques and sintering-assisted additive manufacturing.