Ph.D. Students Advised

  Student Research Topic Thesis Title Activity Dates
1 . NeslihanGenckal Multiscale Modeling of Damage Evolution in Hybrid Nanocomposites TBD
Fall 2018 thru Present
2 . NishantShirodkar Processing and Characterization of Nanocomposites Bonded Energetic Materials TBD
Fall 2017 thru Present
3 . StefanPovolny Multiscale Modeling of High Temperature Composites TBD
Fall 2015 thru Present
4 . RyanSeifert Multiscale Multifunctional Design Optimization Topology Optimization of Multifunctional Nanocomposite Structures
(co-advise with Dr. Mayuresh Patil)
Fall 2014 thru Fall 2018
5 . KrishnaTalamadupula Multiscale Modeling of Composite Damage TBD
(ME)
Spring 2014 thru Present
6 . SkylarStephens Multiscale Modeling of Nanomaterial Additives TBD
SMART Fellowship
Fall 2013 thru Present
7 . NaveenPrakash Multiscale Modeling of Nanocomposites Coupled Electromechanical Peridynamics Modeling of Strain and Damage Sensing in Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polymer Nanocomposites
(ESM)
Fall 2012 thru Summer 2017
8 . EnginSengezer Fabrication and Characterization of Nanocomposites Multifunctional Nanocomposites and Particulate Composites with Nanocomposite Binders for Deformation and Damage Sensing
Fall 2011 thru Summer 2017
9 . AdarshChaurasia Piezoresistive Nanocomposite Modeling Computational Micromechanics Analysis of Deformation and Damage Sensing in Carbon Nanotube Based Nanocomposites
(ESM)
Summer 2011 thru Spring 2016
10 . XiangRen Multiscale Modeling of the Piezoresistive Response of Fuzzy Fibers Multiscale Modeling of CNT-Polymer Nanocomposites and Fuzzy Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites for Strain and Damage Sensing
Fall 2009 thru Spring 2014
11 . YumengLi Atomistic Modeling of Nanocomposites Multiscale Modeling of the E ects of Nanoscale Load Transfer on the E ective Elastic Properties of Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Nanocomposites
Fall 2009 thru Fall 2014

 

M.S. Students Advised

  Student Research Topic Thesis Title Activity Dates
1 . SammiRocker Piezoresistive Strain and Damage Sensing in Energetic Materials. Piezoresistivity Characterization of Polymer Bonded Energetic Nanocomposites under Cyclic Load Cases for Structural Health Monitoring Applications
Fall 2018 thru Spring 2019
2 . SethBerry Fracture Toughness Testing of Composite Laminates Experimental Characterization of Mode I Fracture Toughness of Reinforced Carbon Fiber Laminate with Nano-Cellulose and CNT Additives
Spring 2015 thru Summer 2016
3 . SebastianFave Modeling of Maritime Composites Investigative Application of the Intrinsic Extended Finite Element Method for the Computational Characterization of Composite Materials
SNAME Alan C. McClure Scholar and ASNE Graduate Student Scholarship
Fall 2012 thru Summer 2014
4 . Corrado Modeling of Composites Analysis of composites using peridynamics
Fall 2012 thru Fall 2013
5 . BrandonHull Processing and Characterization of Nanocomposites and Hybrid Composites as High Strength Materials Development and Implementation of Tensile Testing Methodologies for the Examination of the Effects of Carbon Nanotube Sheet Stretching on Nanotube Alignment and Corresponding Mechanical Property Enhancement
(NASA Aeronautics Fellowship)
Fall 2011 thru Summer 2013
6 . SkylarStephens Modeling of Thermal Expansion and Damage Evolution in Nanocomposites Analytical and Computational Micromechanics Analysis of the Effect of Interphase Regions, Bundling, and Orientation on the Effective Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Nanocomposites
(SMART Fellowship)
Summer 2010 thru May 2013

 

Undergraduate Research Students

  Student Research Topic Activity Dates
1 . JosephCunningham Raman Mapping of CNT Dispersions in Nanocomposites
Summer 2019 thru Present
2 . ElleoraFarris Strain Sensing in Nanocomposite Bonded Energetic Materials
Fall 2018 thru Present
3 . TravisRoell Strain Sensing in Nanocomposite Bonded Energetic Materials
Summer 2018 thru Present
4 . ChrisRodulfo Strain Sensing in Nanocomposite Bonded Energetic Materials
Summer 2018 thru Present
5 . TannerMcCoy Strain Sensing in Nanocomposite Bonded Energetic Materials
Fall 2017 thru Present
6 . SammiRocker Thermal and Strain Sensing in Nanocomposite Bonded Energetic Materials
Spring 2017 thru Spring 2018
7 . WadePearrell Thermal Sensing in Polymer Bonded Energetic Materials
Spring 2017
8 . PeterFreshwater Impact Testing of Nanocomposites
Summer 2016
9 . NicholasStinson 4 Point Bend Testing of Polymer Nanocomposites
Spring 2015
10 . CaylaSchnebele Characterization of Elastomer Nanocomposites
Spring 2015
11 . MickenziSchank Finite Element Analysis of Aircraft Structures
Spring 2015 thru Spring 2016
12 . KylePyne Impact Testing of Nanocomposites
Spring 2015
13 . JeremyODonnell Fracture Toughness Testing of Prepreg Composites
Spring 2015 thru Fall 2016
14 . PhillipHead Fracture Toughness Testing of Prepreg Composites
Spring 2015 thru Spring 2016
15 . MarkSweet Modeling of Composites for Marine Environments
Spring 2014
16 . StefanPovolny Modeling High Temperature Composites
Spring 2014 thru Spring 2015
17 . BillyGreer Modeling Solid-Fluid Interaction
Spring 2014
18 . PatrickClark Composite Modeling
Spring 2014
19 . SethBerry Prepreg Composites
Fall 2013 thru Spring 2014
20 . NickJanssens VARTM Composite Processing
Fall 2013 thru Spring 2015
21 . KrisTan Nanocomposite Impact Testing
Summer 2013 thru Spring 2015
22 . JimmyCongleton Nanocomposite Characertization
Summer 2013 thru Fall 2013
23 . GarrettHehn Atomisitc Modeling
Spring 2013 thru Fall 2013
24 . StephanieButron Modeling and 3D Printing of Aerospace Structures
Fall 2012 thru Spring 2013
25 . BritanniaVondrasek Characterization of Nanoyarn Piezoresistive Sensors
Summer 2012 thru Spring 2013
VSGC Fellowship
26 . AlexRummel Double Cantilever Beam Testing of Composites
Summer 2012
27 . MattMiller Modeling of Double Cantilever Beam Test
Summer 2012 thru Spring 2014
28 . RobertSaunders Shape Memory Alloy Space Applications
Summer 2012 thru Spring 2013
29 . DavidGayman Digital Image Correlation
Summer 2011 thru Spring 2012
30 . Corrado Nanocomposite Piezoresistive Modeling
Summer 2011 thru Spring 2012
31 . BrandonHull Nanocomposite Characertization
Spring 2011 thru Spring 2011
32 . ThomasHays Modeling of Intercalation of Graphite
Fall 2010 thru Spring 2012
33 . SebastianFave Modeling of Load Transfer in Composite Patches for Maritime Applications
Fall 2010 thru Spring 2012
34 . SamTaylor Nanocomposite Characertization
Fall 2010 thru Spring 2011
35 . JoshBurton Modeling of MWCNTs/Nanocomposite Characterization
Summer 2010 thru Spring 2012
36 . JohnKieferPic Cyclic Damage Evolution in Granular Composites/Multifunctional Materials for Space Environments
Spring 2010 thru Spring 2011
VSGC Fellowship
37 . SophiePuydupin Electrical and Thermal Properties of Clustered Arrangements of Carbon Nanotubes in Polymer Nanocomposites
Spring 2009 thru Spring 2010
38 . SkylarStephens Coefficient of Thermal Expansion of Clustered Arrangements of Carbon Nanotubes in Polymer Nanocomposites
Spring 2009 thru Spring 2010
VSGC Fellowship
39 . RachelVanBuren Case Study on the Effects of Large Cracks in the Wing Spar of a Grumman G-73 "Mallard"
Fall 2008