Huseyin Sehitoglu, John, Alice, and Sarah Nyquist Endowed Chair Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering and Director of the Fracture Control Program; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone 217-333-4112. Research interests: phase transformations in metals, fatigue crack growth and closure; thermo-mechanical fatigue; slip and twin deformation in metals.
PhD 1983, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois, J. Morrow, adviser.
- P.Chowdhury, H. Sehitoglu, Mechanisms of fatigue crack growth – A critical digest of theoretical developments, Fatigue and Fracture of Eng. Mats.Structures, 2016 (pdf)
- Sidharth, R; Wu, Y; Brenne, F; Abuzaid, W; Sehitoglu, H; Relationship Between Functional Fatigue and Structural Fatigue of Iron-Based Shape Memory Alloy FeMnNiAl Shape Memory and Superelasticity, 2020(pdf)
- Y. Wu, J. Yaacoub, F. Brenne, W. Abuzaid, D. Canadinc, H. Sehitoglu,Deshielding Effects on Fatigue Crack Growth in Shape Memory Alloys, Acta Materialia, June 2019, (pdf)
- W. Abuzaid, H. Sehitoglu, Superelasticity and functional fatigue of single crystalline FeNiCoAlTi Iron-based shape memory alloy, Materials and Design, 2018, (pdf)
- Sidharth, R; Abuzaid, W; Sehitoglu, H; Nano-twinning enhanced room temperature fatigue crack growth in single crystalline CoCrFeMnNi high entropy alloy Intermetallics 126 106919 2020(pdf)
- Gall, K., H. Sehitoglu, R. Anderson, I. Karaman, Y. Chumlyakov, and I. V. Kireeva, “On the Mechanical Behavior of Single Crystal NiTi Shape Memory Alloys and Related Polycrystalline Phenomenon,” Materials Science and Engineering, A317, 85-92, 2001.
- Sehitoglu, H., R. Anderson, I. Karaman, K. Gall, and Y. Chumlyakov, “Cyclic Deformation Behavior of Single Crystal NiTi,” Materials Science and Engineering, A314, 67-74, 2001.
- Sehitoglu, H., I. Karaman, X. Y. Zhang, Y. Chumlyakov, and H. J. Maier, “Deformation of FeNiCoTi Shape Memory Single Crystals,” Scripta Materialia, 44, 779-784, 2001
Darrell F. Socie, Professor of Mechanical Science and Engineering; telephone 217-333-7630, e-mail email@example.com. Research interests: fatigue life prediction methods applied to design of structures; deformation of porous coatings; multiaxial fatigue.
PhD 1977, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois, J. Morrow, adviser.
- Makabe, C., D. F. Socie, T. Sueyoshi, and T. Uehara, “Mechanism of Shear Mode Fatigue Crack Growth in Pure Aluminum, Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers A, 70:689, 84-92, 2004.
- Makabe, C., D. F. Socie, and T. Sueyoshi, “Shear Mode Fatigue Crack Growth in 1050 Aluminum,” Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, 2004.
- Socie, D. F. and M. A. Pompetzki, “Modeling Variability in Service Loading Spectra,” accepted for publication in Probabilistic Aspects of Life Prediction, ASTM STP 1450, 2004.
- Rejda, E. F., Socie, D. F. and B. P. Nuel, “Bulk Property Testing of Thick Thermal Barrier Coatings,” ASTM STP 1389, 143-161, 2001.
- Socie, D. F. “Modeling Expected Service Usage from Short Term Loading Measurements,” International Journal of Materials and Product Technology, 16:4/5, 295-303, 2001.
- Makabe, C. and D. F. Socie, “Crack Growth Mechanism in Precracked Torsional Fatigue Specimens,” Fatigue and Fracture of Engineering Materials and Structures, 24:9, 607-615, 2001.
Frederick V. Lawrence, Jr., Professor of Civil Engineering and of Materials Science and Engineering; telephone 217-333-6928, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Research interests: fatigue of welds; probabilistic methods in fatigue.
Sc.D, 1968, Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, A. Argon, adviser.
- Chu, J. P., J. M. Rigsbee, G. Banas, F. V. Lawrence, H. E. Elsaued-Ali, “Effects of Laser-Shock Processing of the Microstructure and Surface Mechanical Properties of Hadfield Manganese Steel,” Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 26A,1507-151, 1995.
- Lawrence, F. V., S. D. Dimitrakis and W. H. Munse, “The Factors Influencing Weldment Fatigue,” American Society for Metals, Fatigue and Fracture Handbook, 19, Dec. 1996.274-294.B
- Hou, C. Y. and F. V. Lawrence “Computer Simulation of Weldment Fatigue Life”, ASCE 1997 Structures Convention, Portland, OR.
Stephen Downing, Lecturer and Adjunct Associate Professor, Mechanical Science and Engineering, telephone 217-333-6350, e-mail email@example.com. Research interests: development and use of wireless sensor technology for evaluating the health of structures.
BSME 1970; MS, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 1971; PhD. Mechanical Engineering, 1983, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, D. Socie, advisor.
- Downing, S.D. and D.F. Socie, “Statistical Techniques for Validating Field Test data for Fatigue Analysis”, Proceedings of the 46th Annual Technical Meeting of the Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology, Providence, RI, May, 2000 375-379.
- Socie, D.F, J.S. Roth and S.D. Downing, “Modeling Variability in Service Loading”, AUTOTEST 98, IDIADA, Barcelona, Spain, (CD ROM), June 1998.
- Socie, D.F and S.D. Downing, “Statistical Strain-Life Fatigue Analysis”, Society of Automotive Engineers, Recent Developments in Fatigue Technology, SAE PT-67, 383-388, 1997.
In addition to these four principal investigators, other faculty members from several departments have been funded by the program. Dr. Peter Kurath , Director of Advanced Testing and Materials Evaluation Laboratory plays an active role in our research and education programs.