Faculty:
Dimitris C. Lagoudas
Jim Boyd
Darren Hartl
Ibrahim Karaman


Staff:
Theocharis Baxevanis
Rodney Inmon


Graduate:
Babatunde O. Agboola
Christopher Bertagne
Stephen Cornell
Austin Cox
Sameer Jape
Brian Lester
Edwin Peraza Hernandez
John Rohmer
Robert Saunders
Robert Wheeler
Majid Tabesh


Undergraduate: 
Ken Cundiff
Brookelynn Russey
Farid Saemi
William Whitten


Former Students
and Staff:
Grant Atkinson Olivier Bertacchini Wendell S. Bielefeld Erin Bishop Zhonghe Bo Alicia Broederdorf Chris Calhoun George Chatzigeorgiou Yves Chemisky Terry L. Clancy Keegan Colbert Kaushik Das Brett J. deBlonk Zhonghai Ding Pavlin B. Entchev Luke J. Garner Praveen Kumar Gnanasekaran Olivier Godard Krishnendu Haldar Claire Hazelbaker Stephen D. Howard Declan Hughes P.K. Imbrie Juan C. Jimenez-Victory William Jinkins Hyoung Yoll Jun Mughees Khan Bjoern Kiefer Ross Kotlar Mayur Govind Kulkarni Parikshith Kumar David Lerohl Zingzheng Ma Luciano Machado Raghavendran Mani J.J. Mayes Matthew D. McNeese Tony Menn David Miller Abhay Mohan Jesse Mooney Ren Sang Nah Bryan Nelson James Nolan Stephen Oehler Bong Taek Oh Rajagopal S. Pachalla Antonino Parrinello Luke Penrod Jamie Pfaeffle Francis Phillips Peddiraju Pravin Muhammad A. Siddiq Qidwai Mohammad Atiqur Rahman Randy W. Ransom Jr. Matthew E. Rosenthal Justin Schick Heather S. Scurry Kristi Shryock David Smith Justin Strelec Robertus Triharjanto Eric Vandygriff Brent Volk Kai Wang Jeff Warren Glenn Viktor Webb Larry N. Wilson Robert Worsham Gongming Xu Shouze Xu
 
Pavlin B. Entchev
Graduated 2003

Full Resume

PhD Dissertation:
Micomechanical Modeling of Porous Shape Memory Alloys Current Employer:
ExxonMobil Research Areas: Modeling of Smart Materials Micromechanical modeling of porous Shape Memory Alloys Solving techniques for the numerical implementation of inelastic material behavior. Modeling and Applications of Active Materials and Structures Linear and Non-Linear Finite Element Analysis Oxidation of Metals Papers: Modeling of Oxidation and its Effect on Crack Growth in Titanium Alloys(2000)
Domain Transformation Problems in 2-D Oxidation(2000)
Effects of Non-Planar Geometries and Volumetric Expansion in the Modeling of
Oxidation in Titanium
(2001)
Modeling of the Thermomechanical Behavior of Porous Shape Memory Alloys(2001)
Modeling Porous Shape Memory Alloys using Micromechanical Averaging Techniques(2002)
Modeling of Transformation-induced Plasticity and its Effect on the Behavior of
Porous Shape Memory Alloys. Part I: Constitutive Model for fully Dense SMAs
(2004)
Modeling of Transformation-induced Plasticity and its Effect on the Behavior of
Porous Shape Memory Alloys. Part II: Porous SMA Response
(2004)
Shape Memory Alloys - Part I: General Properties and Modeling of Single Crystals(2004)
Shape Memory Alloys - Part II: Modeling of Polycrystals(2004)
Proceedings: The Effect of Transformation-Induced Plasticity on the Mechanical of Porous SMAs(2002)
The Effect of Transformation-Induced Plastic Strains on the Behavior of Porous SMAs(2002)
Porous NiTi Fabricated using Powder Metallurgy Techniques: Characterization and
Modeling
(2002)
The Effect of Transformation-Induced Plastic Strains on the Mechanical Behavior of
Porous NiTi SMA
(2002)
A Phenomenological Model for Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys with Hysteresis Effects(2003)
Thermomechanical Characterization of Large Diameter SMA Actuators under Cyclic Loading(2003) Work Experience: 1994-1996 Mathematician-Bulgarian Academy of Science Institute of Mathematics 1997-present Graduate Assistant, Research Texas A&M Aerospace Engineering Department Affiliations: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Society of Engineering Sciences (SES) Honors and Awards: Grant-in-Aid for Foreign Studies, Foundation "Eureka", Bulgaria December, 1996 Diploma with Honors, Belorussian State Polytechnic Academy, 1994 Education: 1997-present Texas A&M University, College Station, TX Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering (GPA 3.93/4.0) 1989-1994 Belorussian State Polytechnic Academy, Minsk, Belarus MS Applied Mathematics (GPS 5.0/5.0)