My research involves the design, characterization and modeling of multifunctional material

systems at nano, micro and macro levels with averaging micromechanics methods developed to bridge the various length scales and functionalities including mechanical, thermal and electrical properties of nanocomposites.

selected publications
Academic Articles112
  • Kuner, M. C., Karakalas, A. A., & Lagoudas, D. C (2021). ASMADA—A tool for automatic analysis of shape memory alloy thermal cycling data under constant stress. Smart Materials and Structures. 30(12), 125003-125003.
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  • Peraza Hernandez, E. A., Hartl, D. J., & Lagoudas, D. C. (2016). Kinematics of Origami Structures With Smooth Folds. Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. 8(6), 061019.
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  • Saunders, R. N., Boyd, J. G., Hartl, D. J., Brown, J. K., Calkins, F. T., & Lagoudas, D. C. (2016). A validated model for induction heating of shape memory alloy actuators. Smart Materials and Structures. 25(4), 045022-045022.
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  • Gardea, F., Glaz, B., Riddick, J., Lagoudas, D. C., & Naraghi, M (2016). Identification of energy dissipation mechanisms in CNT-reinforced nanocomposites.. Nanotechnology. 27(10), 105707-105707.
  • Peraza Hernandez, E. A., Kiefer, B., Hartl, D. J., Menzel, A., & Lagoudas, D. C. (2015). Analytical investigation of structurally stable configurations in shape memory alloy-actuated plates. International Journal of Solids and Structures. 69-70, 442-458.
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  • Edelen, D., & Lagoudas, D. C (2012). Gauge Theory and Defects in Solids. Elsevier.
  • Lagoudas, D. C (2008). Shape Memory Alloys Modeling and Engineering Applications. Springer Science & Business Media.
  • Gardea, F., Lagoudas, D., & Naraghi, M. (2016). Active Damping in Polymer-Based Nanocomposites. Topics in Modal Analysis I, Volume 5. Ralph, C., Silberstein, M., Thakre, P. R., & Singh, R. (Eds.), Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series. 235-239. Springer International Publishing.
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  • Schick, J. R., Hartl, D. J., & Lagoudas, D. C. (2012). Incorporation of Shape Memory Alloy Actuators into Morphing Aerostructures. Morphing Aerospace Vehicles and Structures. 231-260. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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  • Shaw, J. A., Churchill, C. B., Lagoudas, D. C., & Kumar, P (2010). Shape Memory Alloys. Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
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  • Kumar, P. K., & Lagoudas, D. C (2008). Introduction to Shape Memory Alloys. Shape Memory Alloys. 1-51. Springer US.
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  • Lagoudas, D. C., Bertacchini, O. W., & Patoor, E. (2006). Surface Crack Development In Transformation Induced Fatigue Of Sma Actuators. Youtsos, A. G. (Eds.), Residual Stress and Its Effects on Fatigue and Fracture: Proceedings of a Special Symposium held within the 16th European Conference of Fracture ECF16, Alexandroupolis, Greece, 3-7 July 2006. 209-222. Springer Netherlands.
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Conference Papers234
  • Peraza Hernandez, E. A., Hartl, D. J., & Lagoudas, D. C. (2016). Design of Origami Structures With Smooth Folds. Volume 2: Modeling, Simulation and Control; Bio-Inspired Smart Materials and Systems; Energy Harvesting, ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems. 2, v002t03a018-v002t03a018.
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  • Wheeler, R. W., Benafan, O., Gao, X., Calkins, F. T., Ghanbari, Z., Hommer, G., ... Turner, T. L (2016). Engineering Design Tools for Shape Memory Alloy Actuators: CASMART Collaborative Best Practices and Case Studies. Volume 1: Multifunctional Materials; Mechanics and Behavior of Active Materials; Integrated System Design and Implementation; Structural Health Monitoring, ASME 2016 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems. 1, v001t04a010-v001t04a010.
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  • Peraza Hernandez, E. A., Hartl, D. J., Akleman, E., & Lagoudas, D. C. (2016). Modeling and analysis of origami structures with smooth folds. Computer-Aided Design. 78, 93-106.
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  • Iliopoulos, A. P., Steuben, J. C., Michopoulos, J. G., Baxevanis, T., Kirk, T., & Lagoudas, D. C (2016). On the Thermomechanical Behavior of Ni60Ti40 Coupons via High Performance Full Field Experiments. Volume 1A: 36th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, ASME 2016 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference. 1A-2016, v01at02a007-v01at02a007.
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  • Wheeler, R., Ottmers, C., Hewling, B., & Lagoudas, D. (2016). Actuator lifetime predictions for Ni60Ti40shape memory alloy plate actuators. Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites 2016, SPIE Smart Structures and Materials + Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring. 9800, 98000e-98000e-11.
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Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station; Vice Chancellor Engineering - Banks; 3126 TAMUS
College Station, TX 77843-3141