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Hamid Garmestani

Professor
Garmestani

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Office:
Love 361
Phone:
404.385.4495
Fax:
404.894.9140

Dr. Hamid Garmestani is a Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He received his education from Cornell University (Ph.D. 1989 in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics) and the University of Florida (B.S. 1982 in Mechanical Engineering, M.S. 1984 in Materials Science and Engineering). After serving a year as a post -doctoral fellow at Yale University, he joined the Mechanical Engineering Department at Florida State University (FAMU-FSU College of Engineering) in 1990. 


  • Mechanical properties
  • Statistical approaches
  • Microstructure Sensitive Design
  1. Li DS, Saheli G, Khaleel M, Garmestani, H., “Microstructure optimization in fuel cell electrodes using materials design”, CMC-COMPUTERS MATERIALS & CONTINUA 4 (1): 31-42 AUG 2006.
  2. D.S. Li, H. Garmestani, S. Ahzi, Processing path optimization to achieve desired texture in polycrystalline materials, Acta Materialia 55 (2007) 647–654.
  3. H. Garmestani, S. Lin, B. Adams, S. Ahzi, "Statistical Continuum Theory for Texture Evolution of Polycrystals", Journal of the Mechanics and physics of Solids 49, (2001) 589-607.

Arun Gokhale

Professor
Gokhale

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Office:
Love 265
Phone:
404.894.2887
Fax:
404.894.9140

Dr. Arun M. Gokhale is a Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to joining the Georgia Tech faculty in 1989, Dr. Gokhale’s work history encompassed fifteen years of teaching, and industrial research and development experience. Dr. Gokhale holds a B.Tech (1970) and M.Tech (1972) in Metallurgical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering (1977) from the University of Florida. Professor Gokhale is a Fellow of ASM International.

Grad Students

Gokhale

  • quantitative fractography
  • damage evolution in composites
  • microstructural evolution during deformation and fracture, with primary focus on quantitative description of microstructure and its evolution during materials processes
  1. H. Singh, A.M. Gokhale, Y. Mao, and J. E. Spowart: “Computer Simulations of Realistic Microstructures of Discontinuously Reinforced Aluminum Alloy (DRA) Composites”, Acta Materialia, Vol. 54, Issue 8, PP 2131-2143, 2006.
  2. A. Tewari and A.M. Gokhale: “Nearest Neighbor Distributions in Thin Films, Sheets, and Plates” Acta Materialia, Vol. 54, Issue 7, PP 1957-1963, 2006.

Karl I. Jacob

Professor
Jacob

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Office:
MRDC 4509
Phone:
404.894.2541
Fax:
404.894.8780

Dr. Karl I. Jacob, a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering with a joint appointment in the G. W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on polymer physics and engineering, rheology, and mechanics of polymeric materials. His graduate work was in the area of numerical analysis of vibrating three-dimensional structures. He came to Georgia Tech from DuPont Corporation in 1995.

Grad Students

Seung Soon Jang

Associate Professor
Jang

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Office:
Love 351
Phone:
404.385.3356
Fax:
404.894.9140

Dr. Seung Soon Jang joined the School of Materials Science and Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology in July 2007. Dr. Jang worked at Samsung Electronics and the Materials and Process Simulation Center (MSC) at CalTech performing various researches in nanoelectronics, fuel cell, and interfacial systems as a director of Supramolecular Technology for six years.

Grad Students

A complete listing of Dr. Jang's publication information can be found at: http://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-6847-2008

Sundaresan Jayaraman

Kolon Professor
Jayaraman

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Office:
MRDC 4411
Phone:
404.894.2461
Fax:
404.894.9140

Dr. Sundaresan Jayaraman is Kolon Professor in the School of Materials Science and Engineering with a joint appointment in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Selected Publications

Park, S., Chung, K., and Jayaraman, S., “Wearables: Fundamentals, Advancements and Roadmap for the Future”, in Sazonov, E., and Neuman, M., (Eds). Wearable Sensors, Elsevier, Amsterdam, September 2014, pp. 1-23.

 Park, S., and Jayaraman, S., “The Engineering Design of Intelligent Protective Textiles and Clothing”, in Kiekens, P., and Jayaraman, S., (Eds). Intelligent Textiles and Clothing for Ballistic and NBC Protection: Technology at the Cutting Edge, NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics, Springer, The Netherlands, January 2012, pp. 1-27.

Sundaramoorthy, S., Nallampalayam, P., and Jayaraman, S., “Air Permeability of Multilayer Woven Fabric Systems”, Journal of the Textile Institute, Vol. 102, No. 3, pp. 189-202, March 2011.

Park, S., and Jayaraman, S., “Smart Textile-based Wearable Biomedical Systems: A Transition Plan for Research to Reality,” IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 86-92, 2010.

Park, S., and Jayaraman, S., “Wearable Sensor Networks: A Framework for Harnessing Ambient Intelligence”, Journal of Ambient Intelligence and Smart Environments, Vol. 1, No. 2, 117-128, 2009.

Jayaraman, S., Kiekens, P., and Grancaric, A., Intelligent Textiles for Personal Protection and Safety, IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2006.

Park, S., and Jayaraman, S., “The Wearable Motherboard: the New Class of Adaptive and Responsive Textile Structures,” in Intelligent Textiles for Personal Protection and Safety (ed. S. Jayaraman, P. Kiekens and A. Grancaric), pp. 21-39, IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2006.

Park, S., and Jayaraman, S., “Sensors and Wearable Technologies for Pervasive Healthcare”, in Pervasive Computing in Healthcare (eds. Bardram, J.E., Mihailidis, A., and Wan, D.), CRC Press, November 2006.

Park, S., and Jayaraman, S., “Intelligent Textiles for Personal Protection and Safety: The Emerging Discipline,” in Intelligent Textiles for Personal Protection and Safety (ed. S. Jayaraman, P. Kiekens and A. Grancaric), pp. 5-19, IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2006.

Park, S., and Jayaraman, S., “e-Health and Quality of Life: The Role of the Wearable Motherboard,” in Wearable eHealth Systems for Personalised Health Management (ed. A. Lymberis and D. DeRossi), pp. 239-252, IOS Press, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2004.

Park, S., and Jayaraman, S., “Smart Textiles: Wearable Electronics Systems,” MRS Bulletin, Vol. 28, No. 8, August 2003, pp. 585-591.

Park, S., and Jayaraman, S., Enhancing the Quality of Life through Technology: The Role of Personalized Wearable Intelligent Information Infrastructure,” IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology, Vol. 23, No. 2, May/June 2003, pp. 41-48.

Park, S., and Jayaraman, S., “Adaptive and Responsive Textile Structures,” in Smart Fibers, Fabrics and Clothing: Fundamentals and Applications (ed. X. Tao), pp. 226-245, Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK, 2001.

Gopalsamy, C., Park, S., Rajamanickam, R., and Jayaraman, S., “The Wearable MotherboardÔ: The First Generation of Adaptive and Responsive Textile Structures (ARTS) For Medical Applications”, Virtual Reality, 4:152-168, 1999.

 Srinivasan, K., and Jayaraman, S., "The Changing Role of Information Technology in Manufacturing", IEEE Computer, vol. 32, No. 3, 40-49, 1999.

Rajamanickam, R., Park, S., and Jayaraman, S., "A Structured Methodology for the Design and Development of Textile Structures in a Concurrent Engineering Environment", Journal of the Textile Institute, vol. 89, Part 3, 44-62, 1998.

Jayaraman, S., "Computer-Aided Design and Manufacturing: A Textile-Apparel Perspective", in Advancements and Applications of Mechatronics Design in Textile Engineering, (Acar, M., Ed.), Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 239-269, 1995.

Narayanan, S., and Jayaraman, S., "A Knowledge-Based Decision Support System for Apparel Enterprise Evaluation", Manufacturing Decision Support Systems, (eds: Parsaei, H.R., Kolli, S.S., and Hanley, T.), pp. 67-110, Chapman and Hall, London, UK, 1994.

Narasimhan, B., Navathe, S., and Jayaraman, S., "On Mapping ER and Relational Models Into OO Schemas", Lecture Notes in Computer Science #823 Entity-Relationship Approach - ER'93, (eds: Elmasri, R.A., Kouramajian, V., and Thalheim, B.,), Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany, pp. 402-413, 1994.

Narayanan, S., Olson, L.H., and Jayaraman, S., "AEEF: A Knowledge-Based Framework for Apparel Enterprise Evaluation", Expert Systems With Applications Journal, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 337-356, 1994.

Srinivasan, K., Dastoor, P.H., Parachuru, R., and Jayaraman, S., "FDAS: A Knowledge-based Framework for the Analysis of Defects in Woven Textile Structures", Journal of the Textile Institute, vol. 83, no. 3, pp. 431-448, 1992.

Malhotra, R., and Jayaraman, S., "An Integrated Framework for Enterprise Modeling", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 426-441, 1992.

Srinivasan, K., Dastoor, P.H., and Jayaraman, S., "FDAS: Architecture and Implementation", Expert Systems: The International Journal of Knowledge Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 3, pp. 115-124, 1992.

Jayaraman, S., "Design and Development of an Architecture for Computer‑Integrated Manufacturing in the Apparel Industry, Part I: Basic Concepts and Methodology Selection", Textile Research Journal, vol. 60, no. 5, pp. 247-254, 1990.

Malhotra, R., and Jayaraman, S., "Design and Development of an Architecture for Computer‑Integrated Manufacturing in the Apparel Industry, Part II: The Function Model", Textile Research Journal, vol. 60, no. 6, pp. 351-359, 1990.

Patents

Jayaraman, S., Park, S., and Rajamanickam, R., Full-fashioned Weaving Process for Production of a Woven Garment with Intelligence Capability, US Patent No: 6,145,551 Issued November 14, 2000

Jayaraman, S., Park, S., Rajamanickam, R., and Gopalsamy, C., Fabric or Garment with Integrated Flexible Information Infrastructure, US Patent No: 6,381,482, Issued April 30, 2002.

Jayaraman, S., Gopalsamy, C., Rajamanickam, R., and Park, S., Method and Apparatus for Controlling Air Bag Deployment, US Patent No: 6,254,130, Issued July 3, 2001.

Jayaraman, S., and Park, S., Full-fashioned Garment with Sleeves Having Intelligence Capability, US Patent No: 6,315,009, Issued, November 13, 2001.

Jayaraman, S., and Park, S., Garment in Fabric Having Intelligence Capability, Serial No: 09/713,160, US Patent No: 6,474,367, Issued, November 5, 2002.

Jayaraman, S., Park, S., Rajamanickam, R., and Gopalsamy, C., Fabric or Garment With Integrated Flexible Information Infrastructure For Monitoring Vital Signs of Infants, US Patent No: 6,687,523, Issued February 3, 2004.

Jayaraman, S., and Park, S., A Novel Fabric-Based Sensor for Monitoring Vital Signs, US Patent No: 6,970,731, November 29, 2005.

Jayaraman, S., and Park, S., Method and Apparatus to Create Electrical Junctions for Information Routing in Textile Structures, US Patent No: 7,299,964, November 27, 2007.

Mo Li

Professor
Li

Contact Information

Office:
Love 365
Phone:
404.385.2472
Fax:
404.894.9140

Professor Mo Li received his Ph.D. in applied physics in 1994 from California Institute of Technology under the supervision of Professor William L. Johnson and Professor William A. Goddard. After a brief staying as a postdoctoral fellow at Caltech and the Argonne National Laboratory, he joined Morgan Stanley & Co. in New York. He came back to academia in 1998. From 1998 to 2001 he was an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University. Currently he is a professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Grad Students

Research Interests

  • Field: Computational materials science and materials theory
  • Goal: To understand fundamental properties and processes of materials

Professor Li's research focuses on understanding fundamental properties and processes of materials, and predicting material behaviors. His current research focuses on the following areas: (a) phase transformations, (b) mechanical properties of materials, (c) statistical mechanics of non-equilibrium process and transformations in materials. Currently, he has the on-going research projects on (1) nanoscale materials, (2) metallic glasses, (3) equilibrium and metastable liquids, and (4) irradiation effects on materials.

These systems are characterized by metastability, small scales, and lack of long-range order. The unique difficulties presented in these materials challenge the conventional approaches developed for systems at equilibrium, with long-range order or nearly perfect or free of defects. To address the difficulties, his research employs theoretical and, in particular, computational methods. The primary purpose of the computational approach is to search for the information about the basic processes, mechanisms, and properties of these materials that are difficult or impossible to get by experiment alone, and to test and validate ideas and concepts for theoretical models.

The approaches used in his research are a blend of those from statistical physics, solid state physics, materials science, metallurgy, mechanics and computational methods. His research focuses on algorithm development, simulation, and theoretical analysis. 

  1. "Assessing the critical sizes for shear band formation in metallic glasses."
    Applied Physics Letters 91, 231905, 2007
  2. “Atomistic simulation of correlations between volumetric change and shear softening in amorphous metals." Physical Review B 75, 094101, 2007
  3. "Free volume evolution in amorphous solids subjected to mechanical
    deformation." Materials Transactions 48, 1816, 2007
  4. "Atomistic simulation of correlations between volumetric change and shear softening in amorphous metals." Physical Review B75, 094101, 2007 

David McDowell

Carter N. Paden Jr. Distinguished Chair in Metals Processing and Regents' Professor, Executive Director, Georgia Tech Institute for Materials
McDowell

Contact Information

Office:
RBI 415
Phone:
404.894.5128
Fax:
404-894-0186

Regents’ Professor and Carter N. Paden, Jr. Distinguished Chair in Metals Processing, Dave McDowell joined Georgia Tech in 1983 and holds a dual appointment in the GWW School of Mechanical Engineering and the School of Materials Science and Engineering. He served as Director of the Mechanical Properties Research Laboratory from 1992-2012. In 2012 he was named Founding Director of the Institute for Materials (IMat), one of Georgia Tech’s Interdisciplinary Research Institutes charged with fostering an innovation ecosystem for research and education.

  • Mechanics of materials and computational materials science
  • Simulation-based design of materials
  • Constitutive laws and multiscale modeling

1. Tschopp, M.A., Spearot, D.E., and McDowell, D.L.,“Influence of Grain Boundary Structure on Dislocation Nucleation in FCC Metals,” Dislocations in Solids, A Tribute to F.R.N. Nabarro, Ed. J.P. Hirth, Elsevier Publ., Vol. 14, 2008, pp. 43-139.
2. McDowell, D.L. and Olson, G.B., “Concurrent Design of Hierarchical Materials and Structures,” Scientific Modeling and Simulation (CMNS), Vol. 15, No. 1, 2008, p. 207.
3. McDowell, D.L., “Viscoplasticity of Heterogeneous Metallic Materials,” Materials Science and Engineering R: Reports, Vol. 62, Issue 3, 2008, pp. 67-123.
4. Derlet, P.M., Gumbsch, P., Hoagland, R., Li, J., McDowell, D.L., Van Swygenhoven, H., and Wang, J., “Atomistic simulations of dislocations in confined volumes,” MRS Bulletin., Vol. 34, No. 3, 2009, pp. 184-189.
5. Przybyla, C.P. and McDowell, D.L.,“Microstructure-Sensitive Extreme Value Probabilities for High Cycle Fatigue of Ni-Base Superalloy IN100,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 26, No. 3, 2010, pp. 372-394.
6. Tucker, G.J., Zimmerman, J.A., and McDowell, D.L., “Shear Deformation Kinematics of Bicrystalline Grain Boundaries in Atomistic Simulations,” Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 1, 2010, 015002.
7. McDowell, D.L. and Dunne, F.P.E.,“Microstructure-Sensitive Computational Modeling of Fatigue Crack Formation,”International Journal of Fatigue, Special Issue on Emerging Frontiers in Fatigue, Vol. 32, No. 9, 2010, pp. 1521-1542.
8. McDowell, D.L., “A Perspective on Trends in Multiscale Plasticity,” International Journal of Plasticity, special issue in honor of David L. McDowell, Vol. 26, No. 9, 2010, pp. 1280-1309.
9. Austin, R.A. and McDowell, D.L., “A Viscoplastic Constitutive Model for Polycrystalline fcc Metals at Very High Rates of Deformation,” International of Plasticity, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2011, pp. 1-24.
10. Tucker, G.J. and McDowell, D.L., “Non-Equilibrium Grain Boundary Structure and Inelastic Deformation using Atomistic Simulations,”International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 27, No. 6, 2011, pp. 841-857.
11. Mayeur, J.R., McDowell, D.L., and Bammann, D.J., “Dislocation-Based Micropolar Single Crystal Plasticity: Comparison of Multi- and Single-Criterion Theories,” Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids,  Vol. 59, No. 2, 2011, pp. 398-422.
12. Xiong, L., Tucker, G.J., McDowell, D.L., and Chen, Y.,“Coarse-Grained Atomistic Simulation of Dislocations,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 59, 2011, pp. 160-177.
13. McDowell, D.L., Ghosh, S., and Kalidindi, S.R.,“Representation and Computational Structure-Property Relations of Random Media,” JOM, Vol. 63, No. 3, 2011, pp. 45-51.
14. Przybyla, C.P. and McDowell, D.L., “Simulated Microstructure-Sensitive Extreme Value Probabilities for High Cycle Fatigue of Duplex Ti-6Al-4V,” International Journal of Plasticity, Special Issue in Honor or Nobutada Ohno, Vol. 27, No. 12, 2011, pp. 1871-1895.
15. Mayeur, J.R., and McDowell, D.L., “Bending of Single Crystal Thin Films as Predicted by Micropolar Crystal Plasticity,” special issue of the Int. J. Engineering Science in memorium to C. Eringen, Vol. 49, 2011, pp. 1357-1366.
16. Przybyla, C.P. and McDowell, D.L., “Microstructure-Sensitive Extreme Value Probabilities of High Cycle Fatigue for Surface vs. Subsurface Crack Formation in Duplex Ti-6Al-4V,” Acta Materialia, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2012, pp. 293-305.
17. Tucker, G.J., Zimmerman, J.A., and McDowell, D.L., “Continuum Metrics for Deformation and Microrotation from Atomistic Simulations: Application to Grain Boundaries,” special issue of the Int. J. Engineering Science in memoriam to C. Eringen, Vol. 49, 2011, pp. 1424-1434.
18. Svoboda, J., Fischer, F.D., and McDowell, D.L, “Derivation of the Phase Field Equations from the Thermodynamic Extremal Principle,” Acta Materialia, Vol. 60, No. 1, 2012, pp. 396-406.
19. Patra, A. and McDowell, D.L., “Crystal Plasticity-Based Constitutive Modeling of Irradiated bcc Structures,” Philosophical Magazine, Vol. 92, No. 7, 2012, pp. 861-887.
20. Xiong, L., Deng, Q., Tucker, G.J., McDowell, D.L., and Chen, Y., “A Concurrent Scheme for Passing Dislocations from Atomistic to Continuum Regions,” Acta Materialia, Vol. 60, No. 3, 2012, pp. 899-913.
21. Tucker, G.J., Tiwari, S., Zimmerman, J.A., and McDowell, D.L., “Investigating the Deformation of Nanocrystalline Copper with Microscale Kinematic Metrics and Molecular Dynamics,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 60, No. 3, 2012, pp. 471-486.
22. Austin, R.A. and McDowell, D.L., “Parameterization of a Rate-Dependent Model of Shock-Induced Plasticity for Copper, Nickel and Aluminum,” Int. J. Plasticity, Vol.32-33, 2012, pp. 134-154.
23. Wang, W., Zhong, Y., Lu, K., Lu, L, McDowell, D.L., and Zhu, T.,”Size Effects and Strength Fluctuation in Nanoscale Plasticity,” Acta Materialia, Vol. 60, 2012, pp. 3302-3309.
24. Austin, R.A., McDowell, D.L., and Benson, D.J., “Mesoscale Simulation of Shock Wave Propagation in Discrete Ni/Al Powder Mixtures,  J. Applied Physics, Vol. 111, No. 12, 2012, pp. 123511-123511-9.
25. Castelluccio, G.M. and McDowell, D.L., “Assessment of Small Fatigue Crack Growth Driving Forces in Single Crystals with and without Slip Bands, Int. Journal of Fracture, Vol. 176, No. 1, 2012, pp. 49-64.
26. Panchal, J.H., Kalidindi, S.R., and McDowell, D.L., “Key Computational Modeling Issues in ICME,” Computer-Aided Design, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2013, pp. 4–25.
27. Xiong, L., McDowell, D.L., and Chen, Y., “Nucleation and Growth of Dislocation Loops in Cu, Al and Si by a Coupled Atomistic-Continuum Method,” Scripta Materialia, Vol. 67, 2012, pp. 633-636.
28. Patra, A. and McDowell, D.L., “Continuum Modeling of Localized Deformation in Irradiated bcc Materials,” Journal of Nuclear Materials, Vol. 432, No. 1-3,  2013, pp. 414–427.
29. Tiwari, S., Tucker, G.J. and McDowell, D.L., “Simulated defect growth avalanches during elastic-plastic deformation of Nanocrystalline Cu,” Philosophical Magazine, Vol. 93, No. 5, 2013, pp. 478-498.
30. Castelluccio, G.M. and McDowell, D.L., “Effect of Annealing Twins on Crack Initiation under High Cycle Fatigue Conditions,” Journal of Materials Science, Vol. 48 no. 6, 2013, pp. 2376-2387. 
31. Mayeur, J.R. and McDowell, D.L., “An Evaluation of Higher-Order Single Crystal Strength Models for Constrained Thin Films Subjected to Simple Shear,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 61, No. 9, 2013, pp. 1935-1954.
32. Clayton, J.D., Hartley, C.S., and McDowell, D.L., “The Missing Term in the Decomposition of Finite Deformation,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 52, 2014, pp. 51-76.
33. Salajegheh, N. and McDowell, D.L., “Microstructure-Sensitive Weighted Probability Approach for Modeling Surface to Bulk Transition of High Cycle Fatigue Failures Dominated by Primary Inclusions,” International Journal of Fatigue, Vol. 59, 2014, pp. 188-199.
34. Xiong, L., McDowell, D.L., and Chen, Y., “Sub-THz Phonon Drag on Dislocations by Coarse-grained Atomistic Simulations,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 55, 2014, pp. 268–278.
35. Ellis, B.D., DiPaolo, B.P., McDowell, D.L., and Zhou, M., “Experimental investigation and multiscale modeling of Ultra-High-Performance Concrete panels subject to blast loading,” Int. J. Impact Engineering, Vol. 69, 2014, pp. 95-103.
36. Austin, R.A., McDowell, D.L., and Benson, D.J., “The deformation and mixing of several Ni/Al powders under shock wave loading: effects of initial configuration,” Modeling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, Vol. 22, 2014, p. 025018.
37. Castelluccio, G.M., and McDowell, D.L., “A Mesoscale Approach for Growth of 3D Microstructurally Small Fatigue Cracks in Polycrystals,” Int. J. Damage Mechanics, 2013, doi:10.1177/1056789513513916.
38. Narayanan, S., McDowell, D.L., and Zhu, T., “Crystal Plasticity Model for BCC Iron Atomistically Informed by Kinetics of Correlated Kinkpair Nucleation on Screw Dislocations,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, Vol. 65, 2014, pp. 54-68.
39. Mayeur, J.R. and McDowell, D.L., “A Comparison of Gurtin-Type and Micropolar Single Crystal Plasticity with Generalized Stresses,” International Journal of Plasticity, Vol. 57, 2014, pp. 29-51.
40. Castelluccio, G.M., Musinski, W.D. and McDowell, D.L., “Recent Development in Assessing Microstructure-Sensitive Early Stage Fatigue of Polycrystals,” Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cossms.2014.03.001.
41. Castelluccio, G.M., and McDowell, D.L., "Mesoscale Modeling of Microstructurally Small Fatigue Cracks in Metallic Polycrystals," Mat. Sci. Eng. A, Vol. 598, No. 26, 2014, pp. 34-55.
42. Dong, X., McDowell, D.L., Kalidindi, S.R., and Jacob, K.I., “Dependence of mechanical properties on crystal orientation of semi-crystalline polyethylene structures,” Polymer, 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2014.03.045
43. Patra, A., Zhu, T. and McDowell, D.L., “Constitutive equations for modeling non-Schmid effects in single crystal bcc-Fe at low and ambient temperatures,” Int. J. Plasticity, doi10.1016/j.ijplas.2014.03.016.

Naresh Thadhani

Professor & Chair
Thadhani

Contact Information

Office:
LOVE 286
Phone:
404.894.2651
Fax:
404-894-9140

Dr. Thadhani joined the faculty in the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Tech in September, 1992. His research focuses on studies of shock-induced physical, chemical, and mechanical changes for processing of novel materials and for probing the deformation and fracture response of metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites, subjected to high-rate impact loading conditions.

  • Processing of non-equilibrium phases and alloys with unique microstructures through shock-induced phase transformations and chemical reactions
  • Probing mechanical properties of metals, ceramics, polymer, and composite materials under dynamic high-pressure and high-strain-rate impact loading
  • Design, testing, and analysis of energy-releasing and energy-absorbing materials
  1. N.N. Thadhani, "Shock-induced Chemical Reactions and Synthesis of Materials," Progress in Materials Science, Vol. 27 (2), pp. 117-226, 1993.
  2. N.N. Thadhani, "Mechanisms of Shock-Assisted and Shock-Induced Chemical Reactions in Elemental Powder Mixtures," J. of Applied Physics, Vol. 76 (4), pp. 2129 -2138, 1994.
  3. N.N. Thadhani, R.A. Graham, T. Royal, E. Dunbar, M.U. Anderson, and G.T. Holman, Shock-induced Chemical Reactions in Ti-Si Powder Mixtures: Time-Resolved Pressure Measurements and Materials Analysis, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 82
    (3), (1997) pp. 1113-1128.
  4. Z.Q. Jin, K.H. Chen, J. Li, H. Zeng, S-F. Cheng, J.P. Liu, Z.L. Wang, N.N. Thadhani, “Shock compression response of magnetic nanocomposite powders,” ACTA MATER. 52: (8) 2147-2154 2004
  5. D. Eakins, N.N. Thadhani, Instrumented Anvil-On-Rod Impact Tests for Validating Applicability of Standard Strength Models to Transient Deformation States, Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 100, No. 7, 2006, pp. 073503-1-8.
  6. D. Eakins and N.N. Thadhani, “Shock-Induced Reaction In A Flake Nickel + Spherical Aluminum Powder Mixture”, Journal of Applied Physics, V. 100, No. 11, 2006, pp. 113521-25.
  7. D. Eakins and N.N. Thadhani, “Discrete Particle Simulation of Shock Wave Propagation in a Binary Ni+Al Powder Mixture”, Journal of Applied Physics, 2007, Vol. 101 (200) 043508-18.
  8. M. Martin, T. Sekine, T. Kobayashi, L. Kecskes, and N.N. Thadhani, High Pressure Equation of State of a Zirconium-Based Bulk Metallic Glass, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, Vol. 38A(11), (2007), pp. 2689-2696.
  9. L. Ferranti and N.N. Thadhani, “Dynamic Mechanical Behavior Characterization of Epoxy -Cast Al+Fe2O3 Thermite Mixtures,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, Vol. 38A(11), (2007), pp. 2697-2715.
  10. C. Dai, D.Eakins, and N.N. Thadhani, “Dynamic Densification Behavior of nano-iron powders under shock compression,” Journal of Applied Physics, 103 (9), 2008, Article No. 093503.
  11. D.E. Eakins and N.N. Thadhani, “The Shock Compression of Reactive Powder
    Mixtures,” Invited Review Article, International Materials Reviews, Vol. 54, No. 4, (2009), pp. 181-213.
  12. M. Martin, L. Meyer, L. Kecskes, N.N. Thadhani, “Uniaxial and biaxial compressive response of a bulk metallic glass composite over a range of strain rates and temperatures,” Journal of Materials Research, Vol. 24 (1), 2009, pp. 66-78.
  13. C. Dai and N.N. Thadhani, “Shock compression response of magnetic Fe3O4 nanoparticles,” Acta Materialia, Vol. 59, No. 2, 2011, pp. 785-796.
  14. E. Herbold, N.N. Thadhani, J.L. Jordan, “Effects of processing and powder size on microstructure and reactivity in arrested reactive milled Al+Ni,” Acta Materialia, Vol. 59 (17), October 2011 pp.6717-6728.
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