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Charles Bakis

Distinguished Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

ROOM 1 Research Building West

ceb5@psu.edu

814-865-3178

Research Areas:

Advanced Materials and Devices, Applied Mechanics and Biomechanics, Emerging Manufacturing Processes for Materials, Tissues, and Devices, Energy Infrastructure, Storage and Devices, Structural and Human Health Monitoring

Interest Areas:

Director of Composites Laboratory. Research activities center on the design, manufacturing, test, and analysis of fiber and nano-reinforced polymeric composite materials and structures.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh, 1981
  • MS, Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 1984
  • Ph D, Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Tech, 1988

Publications

Books

  • Richard Sheridan and Charles E Bakis, 2017, Road Mapping Workshop Report on Overcoming Barriers to Adoption of Composites in Sustainable Infrastructure, National Institute for Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, USA, pp. 47
  • ACI Committee 440 and Charles E Bakis, 2015, Guide to Accelerated Conditioning Protocols for Durability Asessment of Internal and External Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Reinforcement, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, pp. 10
  • ACI Committee 440 and Charles E Bakis, 2015, Guide for the Design and Construction of Structural Concrete Reinforced with FRP Bars, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, pp. 83
  • Charles E Bakis, 2013, Proc. 28th Technical Conference, DEStech Publications, Lancaster, PA, pp. 2010
  • J. A. Todd and Charles E Bakis, 2010, Proc. 16th US National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Penn State University, University Park, PA

Book, Chapters

  • T. E. Boothby and Charles E Bakis, 2008, Durability of Externally Bonded Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composite Systems, Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK, pp. Ch. 11, 292-322

Parts of Book

  • Y. Zhu, M. J. Yoo, A. Sharma and Charles E Bakis, 2013, Influence of Carbon Nanotubes on Fatigue Delamination Growth in Filament Wound Composites with Rigid and Flexible Matrix Materials, DEStech Publications, Lancaster, PA, pp. 170-184
  • Charles E Bakis, 2012, Guide Test Methods for Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Reinforcing or Strengthening Concrete and Masonry Structures, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, pp. 23
  • Charles E Bakis, 2010, Guide for the Design and Construction of Externally Bonded FRP Systems for Strengthening Unreinforced Masonry Structures, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, pp. 46
  • Charles E Bakis, 2008, Specification for Construction with Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcing Bars, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, pp. 5
  • Charles E Bakis, 2008, Specification for Construction with Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Reinforcing Bars, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI
  • Charles E Bakis, 2008, Specification for Carbon and Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Bar Materials for Concrete Reinforcement, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, pp. 6
  • Charles E Bakis, 2008, Specification for Carbon and Glass Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Bar Materials for Concrete Reinforcement, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, pp. 6
  • Charles E Bakis, 2008, Guide for the Design and Construction of Externally Bonded FRP Systems for Strengthening Concrete Structures, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, pp. 76
  • Charles E Bakis, 2007, Report on Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, American Concrete Institute, Farmington Hills, MI, pp. ACI 440R-07

Journal Articles

  • Aniruddh* Vashisth, Charles E Bakis, Charles R. Ruggeri, Todd C. Henry and Gary D. Roberts, 2018, "Ballistic Impact Response of Carbon/Epoxy Tubes with Variable Nanosilica Content", 52, (12), pp. 16
  • Jiho Seo, Abhen Singh**, Yancheng Zhang, Jun Ma, Charles E Bakis, Christopher D. Rahn and Michael A. Hickner, 2018, "Electrolyte Resistant Epoxy for Bonding Batteries Based on Sandwich Structures", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 135, (15), pp. 9
  • T. N. Tallman, S. Gungor*, S. Koo and Charles E Bakis, 2017, "On the Inverse Determination of Displacements, Strains, and Stresses in a Carbon Nanofiber/Polyurethane Nanocomposite from Conductivity Data Obtained via Electrical Impedance Tomography", J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 28, (18), pp. 2617-2629
  • Todd C. Henry and Charles E Bakis, 2016, "Compressive Strength and Stiffness of Filament Wound Cylinders", J. Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 35, pp. 1543-1553
  • Yoseok Jeong, Maria M. Lopez and Charles E Bakis, 2016, "Effects of Temperature and Sustained Loading on the Mechanical Response of CFRP Bonded to Concrete", Construction and Building Materials, 124, pp. 442-452
  • Todd C. Henry*, Charles E Bakis and Jaret C. Riddick, 2016, "Three-Dimensional Elastic Behavior of Undulating Laminas in Fiber Composites", J. Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 35, (2), pp. 151-164
  • Abhen Singh**, Lei Cao, Jun Ma, Jiho Seo, Charles E Bakis, Yancheng Zhang, Michael A Hickner and Christopher Rahn, 2015, "Design, Manufacture and Test of a Novel Structural Battery Based on Sandwich Construction", J. Sandwich Structures and Materials, 17, (6), pp. 666-690
  • T. N. Tallman, S. Gungor*, K. W. Wang and Charles E Bakis, 2015, "Tactile Imaging and Distributed Strain Sensing in Highly Flexible Carbon Nanofiber/Polyurethane Nanocomposites", Carbon, 95, pp. 485-493
  • Andrew Makeev, Charles E Bakis, Eric Strauch, Mark Chris, Peter Holemans, Gina Miller, Dean Nguyen, Don Spencer and Nicolas Patz, 2015, "Advanced Composites Materials Technology for Rotorcraft Through the Use of Nanoadditives", J. American Helicopter Society, 60, (3), pp. 10
  • Todd C Henry*, Charles E Bakis, Simon W Miller and Edward C Smith, 2015, "Multi-Objective Optimal Design of Composite Rotorcraft Driveshaft Including Strain Rate and Temperature Effects", Composite Structures, 128, pp. 42-53
  • Simon W Miller*, Eric J Little, Michael A Yukish, Charles E Bakis and Edward Smith, 2015, "Rate Effects and Environmental Sensitivity of Textile Energy Absorbers", Journal of the American Helicopter Society, 60, (2), pp. 10
  • Sila Gungor* and Charles E Bakis, 2015, "Anisotropic Networking of Carbon Black in Glass/Epoxy Composites using Electric Field", J. Composite Materials, 49, (5), pp. 535-544
  • Bin Zhu*, Christopher Rahn and Charles E Bakis, 2015, "Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composite Damping Treatment for a Cantilever Beam", J. Sound and Vibration, 340, pp. 80-94
  • T N Tallman, S Gungor, K W Wang and C E Bakis, 2014, "Damage Detection and Conductivity Evolution in Carbon Nanofiber Epoxy via Electrical Impedance Tomography", Smart Materials and Structures, 23, pp. 9
  • T N Tallman, S Gungor*, K W Wang and Charles E Bakis, 2014, "Damage Detection via Electrical Impedance Tomography in Glass Fiber/Epoxy Laminates with Carbon Black Filler", 14, (1), pp. 10
  • T C Henry, C E Bakis and E C Smith, 2014, "Determination of Effective Ply-Level Properties of Filament Wound Composite Tubes Loaded in Compression", J. Testing and Evaluation, 43, (1), pp. 12
  • Chandrashekhar Tiwari, Todd C Henry, E C Smith and Charles E Bakis, 2014, "Experimental Evaluation of Novel Foam Filled Energy Absorbing Composite Tubes", 59, (3), pp. 10
  • M S Nelson, A Z Fam, J P Busel, C E Bakis, A Nanni, L C Bank, M Henderson, M L Porter and J P Hanus, 2014, "Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Stay-in-Place Structural Forms for Concrete Bridge Decks: State-of-the-Art Review", 111, (5), pp. 1069-1079
  • M S Nelson, A Z Fam, J P Busel, C E Bakis, A Nanni, L C Bank, M Henderson, M L Porter and J P Hanus, 2014, "Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Stay-in-Place Structural Forms for Concrete Bridge Decks: State-of-the-Art Review", ACI Structural Journal, 111, (5), pp. 1069-1079
  • B Zhu, C D Rahn and C E Bakis, 2014, "Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composite Vibration Absorber for a Cantilever Beam", J. Vibration and Acoustics, 137, (2), pp. 11
  • T C Henry, C E Bakis and E C Smith, 2014, "Viscoelastic Characterization and Self-Heating Behavior of Laminated Fiber Composite Driveshafts", J. Materials and Design, 66, pp. 10
  • G. Portnov, Charles E Bakis, E. Lackey and V. Kulakov, 2013, "FRP Reinforcing Bars--Designs and Methods of Manufacture (Review of Patents)", Mechanics of Composite Materials, 49, (4), pp. 381-400
  • X. He, J. Yang and Charles E Bakis, 2013, "Tensile Strength Characteristics of GFRP Bars in Concrete Beams with Work Cracks under Sustained Loading and Severe Environments", Materials Science, 28, (5), pp. 934-937
  • B. Zhu*, C. D. Rahn and Charles E Bakis, 2012, "Actuation of Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composites in Structural Media", J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 23, (3), pp. 269-278
  • Y. Zhu*, Charles E Bakis and J. H. Adair, 2012, "Effects of Carbon Nanofiller Functionalization and Distribution on Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Multi-Scale Reinforced Polymer Composites", Carbon, 50, (3), pp. 1316-1331
  • A. Zinno, A. Prota, E. Di Maio and Charles E Bakis, 2011, "Experimental Characterization of Phenolic-Impregnated Honeycomb Sandwich Structures for Transportation Vehicles", Composite Structures, 93, (11), pp. 2910-2924
  • A. Liu, K. W. Wang and Charles E Bakis, 2011, "Effect of Functionalization of Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes (SWNTs) on the Damping Characteristics of SWNT-Based Epoxy Composites via Multiscale Analysis", Composites: Part A, 42, (11), pp. 1748-1755
  • D. Zindel and Charles E Bakis, 2011, "Nonlinear Micromechanical Model of Filament-Wound Composites Considering Fiber Undulation", Mechanics of Composite Materials, 47, (1), pp. 73-94
  • G. G. Portnov, Charles E Bakis and V. L. Kulakov, 2011, "Assessment of Transmission of the Shear Stress in Potted Anchors for Composite Rods: 4. Non-Linear Bond Behaviour Between FRP Rod and Potting Material", Mechanics of Composites Materials, 47, (3), pp. 285-300
  • C. Roos and Charles E Bakis, 2011, "Multi-Physics Design and Optimization of Flexible Matrix Composite Driveshafts", Composite Structures, 93, pp. 2231-2240
  • G. Murray, F. Gandhi and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Flexible Matrix Composite Skins for One-dimensional Wing Morphing", J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 21, (17), pp. 1771-1781
  • A. Liu, K. W. Wang and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Multiscale Damping Model for Polymeric Composites Containing Carbon Nanotube Ropes", J. Composite Materials, 44, (19), pp. 2301-2323
  • A. Sharma, Charles E Bakis and K. W. Wang, 2010, "Effect of Electrostatic and Electro-Hydrodynamic Forces on the Chaining of Carbon Nanofibers in Liquid Epoxy", J. Physics D: Applied Physics, 43, pp. 10
  • G. G. Portnov, Charles E Bakis and V. L. Kulakov, 2010, "Assessment of Transmission of the Shear Stress in Potted Anchors for Composite Rods: 3. Bipotted Anchor", Mechanics of Composite Materials, 46, (2), pp. 133-146
  • Charles E Bakis, 2009, "Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composites for Autonomous Structural Tailoring", Defense Tech Briefs
  • A. Gullapalli, J. H. Lee, M. M. Lopez and Charles E Bakis, 2009, "Sustained Loading and Temperature Response of FRP-Reinforced-Polymer-Concrete Bond", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, 2131, pp. 155-162
  • J. H. Lee, M. M. Lopez and Charles E Bakis, 2009, "Slip Effects in Reinforced Concrete Beams with Mechanically Fastened FRP Strip", Cement and Concrete Composites, 31, pp. 496-504
  • Y. Shan, M. K. Philen, A. Lotfi, S. Li, Charles E Bakis, C. D. Rahn and K. W. Wang, 2009, "Variable Stiffness Structures Utilizing Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composites", J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 20, pp. 443-456
  • G. G. Portnov, Charles E Bakis and V. L. Kulakov, 2009, "Assessment of Transmission of the Shear Stress in Potted Anchors for Composite Rods: 1. Sleeve of Constant Thickness", Mechanics of Composite Materials, 45, (3), pp. 217-234
  • G. G. Portnov, Charles E Bakis and V. L. Kulakov, 2009, "Assessment of Transmission of the Shear Stress in Potted Anchors for Composite Rods: 2. Sleeve of Variable Thickness", Mechanics of Composite Materials, 45, (4), pp. 381-398
  • Y. Shan and Charles E Bakis, 2009, "Viscoelastic Characterization and Self-Heating Behavior of a Flexible Matrix Composite Driveshaft", J. Composite Materials, 43, pp. 1335-1360
  • M. P. Manoharan, A. Sharma, A. V. Desai, M. A. Haque, Charles E Bakis and K. W. Wang, 2009, "The Interfacial Strength of Carbon Nanofiber Epoxy Composite using Single Fiber Pullout Experiments", Nanotechnology, 20, (29), pp. 5
  • G. Portnov and Charles E Bakis, 2008, "Analysis of Stress Concentration during Tension of Round Pultruded Composite Rods", Composite Structures, 83, pp. 100-109
  • A. Sharma, Charles E Bakis and K. W. Wang, 2008, "New Method of Chaining Carbon Nanofibers in Epoxy", Nanotechnology, 19, pp. 5
  • Charles E Bakis, T. E. Boothby and J. Jia, 2007, "Bond Durability of GFRP Bars Embedded in Concrete Beams", J. Composites for Construction, 11, pp. 269-278
  • M. K. Philen, Y. Shan, P. Prakash, K. W. Wang, C. D. Rahn, A. L. Zydney and Charles E Bakis, 2007, "Fibrillar Network Adaptive Structure with Ion Transport Actuation", J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 18, pp. 323-334
  • A. Sharma and Charles E Bakis, 2006, "C-Shape Specimen for Tensile Radial Strength of Thick, Filament Wound Rings", J. Composite Materials, 40, pp. 97-117
  • A. Liu, J. H. Huang, K. W. Wang and Charles E Bakis, 2006, "Effects of Interfacial Friction on the Damping Characteristics of Composites Containing Randomly Oriented Carbon Nanotube Ropes", J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 17, pp. 217-229
  • Y. Shan, M. P. Philen, Charles E Bakis, K. W. Wang and C. D. Rahn, 2006, "Nonlinear-Elastic Finite Axisymmetric Deformation of Flexible Matrix Composite Membranes under Internal Pressure and Axial Force", Composites Science and Technology, 66, pp. 3053-3063

Conference Proceedings

  • Jeffrey J. Kim*, Aniruddh Vashisth* and Charles E Bakis, 2017, "Testing of Nanoparticle-Toughened Carbon/Epoxy Composites using the Short Beam Strength Method", DEStech, pp. 15
  • Charles E Bakis, Maria M. Lopez, Thomas E. Boothby, Kivanc Artun and Marcus B. Whitaker, 2017, "Behavior of Carbon and Glass FRP Bonded to Concrete Following Sustained Loading for Six Years", University of Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada, pp. 8
  • Aniruddh Vashisth and Charles E Bakis, 2016, "Characterization of Nanosilica Filled Bis F Epoxide with Diamino Diphenyl Sulfone Curing Agents", DEStech, pp. 15
  • Charles E Bakis, Rudy T. Haluza*, Joseph Bartolai, Jeffrey J. Kim* and Timothy W. Simpson, 2016, "Anisotropic Mechanical Properties of 3D Printed Carbon Whisker Reinforced PLA Composite Material", Japan Society for Composite Materials, Tokyo, Japan, pp. 12
  • Charles E Bakis, Maria M. Lopez and Thomas E. Boothby, 2015, "Epoxy and its Role in the Long-Term Performance of Bonded FRP Material Systems", Southeast University, Nanjing, China, pp. 7
  • Bin Zhu*, Matthew J Krott, Christopher D Rahn and Charles E Bakis, 2015, "Experimental Characterization of a Cantilever Beam with a Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composite Vibration Treatment", ASME, pp. 6
  • S N Nampy, E C Smith and Charles E Bakis, 2014, "Advanced Grid-Stiffened Composite Shells for Heavy-Lift Helicopter Blade Spars", pp. 15
  • T C Henry, C E Bakis, J C Riddick, E C Smith, H Kim, D Whisler, Z M Chen, C Bisagni, M Kawai and R Krueger, 2014, "Full-Field Strain Analysis of Compressively Loaded Flat Composite Laminates with Undulated Fibers", DEStech Publications, Lancaster, PA, pp. 19
  • C E Bakis, L A Bisby, M M Lopez, S E Witt and T Alkhrdaji, 2014, "Interlaboratory Evaluation of Tg of Ambient-Cured Epoxies used in Civil Infrastructure", pp. 6
  • B. Zhu, C.D. Rahn and Charles E Bakis, 2013, "Vibration Damping of a Cantilever Beam Utilizing Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composites", SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 8688, pp. 12
  • K. R. Chiu, T. Duenas, Y. Dzenis, J. Kaser, Charles E Bakis, J. K. Roberts and D. Carter, 2013, "Comparative Study of Nanomaterials for Interlaminar Reinforcement of Fiber-Composite Panels", SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 8689, pp. 10
  • S. Dash, Y. Jeong, M. M. Lopez and Charles E Bakis, 2013, "Experimental Characterization of Moisture, Temperature and Sustained Loading on Concrete-FRP Bond Performance", Proc. 11th Intl. Symp. on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, FRPRCS-11, pp. 7
  • S. Gungor and Charles E Bakis, 2013, "Electrical Anisotropy of Unidirectional Glass Fiber Reinforced Composites Containing Carbon Black", Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering, Covina, CA, 58, pp. 2091-2099
  • B. Zhu, C. D. Rahn and Charles E Bakis, 2013, "Design of a Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composite Damping Treatment for a Cantilever Beam", DEStech Publications, Lancaster, PA, pp. 19
  • T. C. Henry, Charles E Bakis, R. P. Emerson and J. C. Riddick, 2013, "Characterization of Compressively Loaded Filament Wound Composite Cylinders using Digital Image Correlation", DEStech Publications, Lancaster, PA, pp. 18
  • A. Makeev, Charles E Bakis, E. Strauch, M. Chris, P. Holemans, G. Miller, D. Spencer and N. Patz, 2013, "Advanced Composites Materials Technology for Rotorcraft", Proc. 39th European Rotorcraft Forum, Russian Helicopters, pp. 11
  • A. Vashisth, B. Zhu, B. Wimmer, Charles E Bakis and C. D. Rahn, 2013, "Evaluation of Millimeter-Size Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composite Tubes", SMASIS2013, pp. 9
  • Y. Zhu* and Charles E Bakis, 2012, "CAI Strength of Filament Wound Glass Fiber Composites Toughened with Carbon Nanofillers", Proc. SAMPE 2012 Conference and Exposition, Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering, pp. 15
  • B. M. Wimmer*, B. Zhu*, Charles E Bakis and C. D. Rahn, 2012, "Actuation Behavior of Multi-layer Flexible Matrix Composite Tubes with Internal Pressurization", Proc. SAMPE 2012 Conference and Exposition, Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering, pp. 15
  • A. Jaipuriar*, Charles E Bakis and M. M. Lopez, 2012, "Cure Kinetics and Physical Aging of an Ambient-Curing Epoxy Resin", Proc. 6th Intl. Conf. on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, CICE 2012, pp. 9
  • Y. Zhu* and Charles E Bakis, 2012, "Damage Detection in Glass Fiber Composites using Carbon Nanofillers and Electrical Resistance Method", Proc. 2012 SAMPE Intl. Technical Conference, Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering, pp. 15
  • Y. Jeong, A. Jaipuriar, M. M. Lopez and Charles E Bakis, 2011, "Evaluation of Time and Temperature Dependent Deformation of FRP Bonded to Concrete", American Concrete Institute International,, Farmington Hills, MI, pp. 17
  • A Jaipuriar, Y Jeong, C E Bakis and M M Lopez, 2011, "Temperature and Sustained Load Effects on Structural Bonded Repairs in Civil Infrastructure: Part II", pp. 6
  • R. Gentry, Charles E Bakis, K. Harries, J. Brown, A. Prota and R. Parretti, 2011, "Test Method Development for Infrastructure Composites Applications", Proc. SAMPE Fall 2001 Technical Conference, Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering, pp. 17
  • C. Tiwari, E. C. Smith and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Innovative Energy Absorbing Composite Tubes Incorporating Extension-Torsion Coupling, Stitch Ripping, and Foam Crushing", Springer, New York, NY, pp. 269-278
  • A. Jaipuriar, J. Flood, Charles E Bakis, M. M. Lopez and X. He, 2010, "Glassy-Rubbery Transition Behavior of Epoxy Resins used in FRP Structural Strengthening Systems", Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China, 1, pp. 397-400
  • Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Durability of GFRP Reinforcement Bars", Tsinghua University Press, Beijing, China, pp. 33-36
  • G. Portnov, Charles E Bakis and V. Kulakov, 2009, "Maximum Shear Stress Control in Potted Anchors for Composite Rods", Proc. 9th Intl. Symp. on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, FRPRCS-9, pp. 4
  • J. H. Lee, A. Gullapalli, M. M. Lopez and Charles E Bakis, 2009, "Stress Transfer and Pull-Off Strength of Externally Bonded CFRP: Sustained Load and Temperature Effects", Proc. 9th Intl. Symp. on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, FRPRCS-9, pp. 4
  • W Kong, C Tiwari, M J Hagon, C E Bakis, E C Smith and M A Yukish, 2008, "Innovative Energy Absorbing Mounting Systems for High Mass Rotorcraft Payloads", pp. 8
  • T. E. Boothby, Charles E Bakis and J. Jia, 2007, "Fracture-Based Analysis of Bond Durability of GFRP Bars in Concrete Beams", Proc. 3rd Intl. Conf. on Durability and Field Applications of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites for Construction, pp. 25-32
  • J. H. Lee, M. Lopez and Charles E Bakis, 2007, "Flexural Behavior of Reinforced Concrete Beams Strengthened with Mechanically Fastened FRP Strip", Proc. 8th Intl. Symp. on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, FRPRCS-8, pp. 10
  • C. E. Ospina and Charles E Bakis, 2007, "Indirect Crack Control of Concrete Beams and One-Way Slabs Reinforced with FRP Bars", Proc. 8th Intl. Symp. on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, FRPRCS-8, pp. 9
  • Charles E Bakis, R. S. Engel, D. R. Zurovcik and S. M. Karnes, 2007, "Bond Stiffness of FRP Orthogrids Embedded in Concrete", Proc. 8th Intl. Symp. on Fiber Reinforced Polymer Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, FRPRCS-8, pp. 8
  • Charles E Bakis, C. Ospina, T. Bradberry, B. Benmokrane, S. Gross, J. Newhook and G. Thiagarajan, 2006, "Evaluation of Crack Widths in Concrete Flexural Members Reinforced with FRP Bars", Proc. 3rd Intl. Conf. on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, CICE 2006, pp. 307-310
  • C. E. Ospina and Charles E Bakis, 2006, "Indirect Flexural Crack Control Procedure for FRP-reinforced Concrete Beams and One-way Slabs", Proc. 3rd Intl. Conf. on FRP Composites in Civil Engineering, CICE 2006, pp. 535-538

Technical Reports

  • Todd Henry*, Jaret Riddick, Ryan Emerson and Charles E Bakis, 2015, "Characterization of the Effect of Fiber Undulation on Strength and Stiffness of Composite Laminates", ARL-TR-7249

Other

  • Charles E Bakis, Heather Salasky*, Kivanc Artun, Maria M. Lopez, Marcus B. Whitaker and Thomas E. Boothby, 2015, "DIC Strain Analysis of FRP/Concrete Bond after Sustained Loading", 3, pp. 47-56
  • Charles E Bakis and Maximilian Ripepi*, 2015, "Transverse Mechanical Properties of Unidirectional Hybrid Fiber Composites", pp. 12
  • Charles E Bakis, Ambuj Sharma* and Kon-Well Wang, 2015, "Alignment of Carbon Nanotubes in Glass Fiber Composites using AC Electric Field", pp. 11
  • Eric J Little, Charles E Bakis, Lindley W. Bark, Robert M. Willis, Simon W Miller*, Michael A Yukish and Edward Smith, 2015, "Laboratory and Field Evaluations of Textile Energy Absorbers for Crashworthy Cargo Restraints", 2, pp. 7
  • T. C. Henry, Charles E Bakis, J. C. Riddick and E. C. Smith, 2013, "Full-Field Strain Analysis of Compressively Loaded Flat Composite Laminates Containing Undulated Fiber Architecture", pp. 25
  • Charles E Bakis and M. M. Lopez, 2013, "Externally Bonded FRP Strengthening: Effects of Elevated Temperatures and Sustained Loads"
  • B. Zhu*, C. D. Rahn and Charles E Bakis, 2012, "Tailored Fluidic Composites for Stiffness or Volume Change", pp. 607-612
  • C. Tiwari*, E. C. Smith and Charles E Bakis, 2012, "Non-linear Modeling of Extension-Twist Coupled Energy Absorbing Composite Tubes", pp. 17
  • S. W. Miller*, E. J. Little, M. A. Yukish, Charles E Bakis and E. C. Smith, 2012, "Rate Effects and Environmental Sensitivity of Textile Energy Absorbers", 2, pp. 931-944
  • Y. Zhu* and Charles E Bakis, 2012, "Post-Indentation Compression Behavior of S2-Glass/Epoxy Composite Tubes with Nanofillers", pp. 18
  • J. A. Vander Vennet, T. Duenas, Y. Dzenis, C. T. Peterson, Charles E Bakis, D. Carter, J and K. Roberts, 2011, "Fracture Toughness Characterization of Nanoreinforced Carbon-Fiber Composite Materials for Damage Mitigation", 7978, pp. 10
  • A. Jaipuriar, J. Flood, Charles E Bakis and M. M. Lopez, 2011, "Effects of Aging on Glass Transition and Creep Behavior of Epoxy used in FRP Strengthening", pp. 401-408
  • Y. Jeong, A. Jaipuriar, M. M. Lopez and Charles E Bakis, 2011, "Temperature and Curing Time Effects on the Creep Response of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites Bonded to Concrete", pp. 63-70
  • Charles E Bakis, E. C. Smith and S. G. Sollenberger, 2011, "Development and Validation of a Self-Heating Model for Thick, Mixed Angle Ply Composite Shafts under Rotating Bending Load", pp. 19
  • T. C. Henry, C. Tiwari, Charles E Bakis and E. C. Smith, 2011, "Manufacture and Test of Extension-Twist Coupled Energy Absorbing Composite Tubes", 2, pp. 895-905
  • D. Carter, K. Roberts, J. VanderVennet, T. Duenas, Y. Dzenis, C. Peterson, Charles E Bakis, N. Lacevic and A. Jha, 2010, "Nanofiber Interlaminar Reinforcement for Impact Damage Mitigation in Carbon-Fiber Composite Missile Applications", pp. 12
  • A. Liu, K. W. Wang and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Damage Detection of Epoxy Polymer via Carbon Nanotube Fillers and External Circuitry", 7, (2), pp. Paper 358, 2
  • A. Liu, K. W. Wang and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Damping Characteristics of Carbon Nanotube-Epoxy Composites via Multiscale Analysis", pp. 8
  • A. Liu, K. W. Wang and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Multiscale Analysis of the Effect of Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Functionalization on Damping Characteristics of CNT-Based Composites", 7643, pp. 9
  • Y. Jeong, A. Jaipuriar, M. M. Lopez and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Effect of Sustained Load on Bond of Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites to Concrete", pp. 1
  • D. Zindel and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Micromechanical Model of Filament Wound Composites Considering Fiber Undulation", pp. 1
  • G. G. Portnov, Charles E Bakis and V. L. Kulakov, 2010, "Assessment of Transmission of Shear Stress in Potted Anchors for Composite Rods. 4. Friction-Resistant Behaviour", pp. 1
  • A. Zinno, D. Asprone, A. Prota and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Experimental Characterization of Strain Rate Effects and Impact Behaviour of Phenolic Sandwich Structures", pp. 10
  • S. G. Sollenberger, J. L. Bail, L. Kohlman, C. R. Ruggeri, Charles E Bakis, G. D. Roberts and E. C. Smith, 2010, "Ballistic Impact Tolerance of Filament-Wound Composite Tubes with Rigid and Flexible Matrix Material", pp. 12
  • Y. Zhu and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Effects of Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes on Mode I and Mode II Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of a Hybrid Glass Fiber/MWCNT/Epoxy Composite", pp. 19
  • W. Kong, E. C. Smith, M. A. Yukish, G. M. Stump and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Optimization Study of Energy Absorbing Cargo Restraint Systems", pp. 13
  • Y. Zhu and Charles E Bakis, 2010, "Quasi-Static and Cyclic Interlaminar Cracking Behavior of Glass Fiber/MWCNT/Epoxy Hybrid Composites", 3, pp. 1851-1864
  • Charles E Bakis, 2009, "Life Cycle Analysis Issues in the Use of FRP Composites in Civil Infrastructure", pp. 10
  • W. Kong, E. C. Smith, Charles E Bakis and M. A. Yuksih, 2009, "Parametric Analysis of Energy Absorbing Cargo Restraint Systems"
  • Charles E Bakis and M. M. Lopez, 2009, "Temperature and Sustained Load Effects on Structural Bonded Repairs in Civil Infrastructure", pp. 6
  • Y. Zhu, M. J. Yoo, A. Sharma and Charles E Bakis, 2009, "Influence of Carbon Nanotubes on Fatigue Delamination Growth in Filament Wound Composites with Rigid and Flexible Matrix Materials", pp. 15
  • G. G. Portnov, Charles E Bakis and V. L. Kulakov, 2009, "Assessment of Methods for Increasing the Bearing Capacity of Potted Anchors for Composite Rods", pp. 22
  • M. J. Yoo, A. Sharma and Charles E Bakis, 2009, "Comparison of Interlaminar Fracture Toughening of Filament Wound Glass/Epoxy Composites by using MWCNTs or Flexible Resin", pp. 14
  • P. J. Matthews, K. K. Koudela and Charles E Bakis, 2009, "Composite Laminate Delamination Analysis Using Finite Elements", pp. 18
  • S. G. Sollenberger, Charles E Bakis and E. C. Smith, 2009, "Effect of Stress Concentrations in Flexible Matrix Composite Driveshafts", pp. 1055-1060
  • C. Tiwari, E. C. Smith, Charles E Bakis and M. A. Yukish, 2009, "Energy Absorption and Load Limiting via Extension-Torsion Coupled Stitch Ripping Composite Tubes", pp. 14
  • C. Tiwari, E. C. Smith and Charles E Bakis, 2009, "Multi-Mechanism Energy Absorption via Extension-Torsion Coupled Composite Tubes", 2, pp. 1533-1550
  • A. Lotfi-Gaskarimahalle, Y. Shan, S. Li, C. D. Rahn, Charles E Bakis and K.-W. Wang, 2009, "Stiffness Shaping for Zero Vibration Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composites", pp. 9
  • Charles E Bakis, 2008, "Elevated Temperature Capability of Epoxy Resins: Issues and Developments", pp. 4
  • A. Zinno, Charles E Bakis and A. Prota, 2008, "Numerical Estimates of Composite Sandwich Response under Quasi-Static Indentation", pp. 10
  • Charles E Bakis, 2008, "Durability of a GFRP Bar in Concrete: A Review", pp. 8
  • A. Sharma, Charles E Bakis and K.-W. Wang, 2008, "Tailored Alignment of Functionalized Multiwall Carbon Nanotubes in Epoxy", pp. 11
  • Charles E Bakis, 2008, "Review of Bond and Tensile Durability of a GFRP Reinforcement Bar in Concrete", pp. 9
  • S. Li, A. Lotfi, Y. Shan, K. W. Wang, C. D. Rahn and Charles E Bakis, 2008, "A Variable Transverse Stiffness Sandwich Structure using Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composite (F2MC)", 6928, pp. 12
  • K. K. Bossenbroek and Charles E Bakis, 2008, "Damage Tolerance of Layer-wise Hybrid Laminates Consisting of Glass Reinforced Flexible and Rigid Epoxy Resins", pp. 7
  • M. J. Hagon, W. Kong, Charles E Bakis, M. A. Yukish and E. C. Smith, 2008, "Energy-Absorbing Textile Devices for Heavy Cargo Restraints", pp. 20
  • A. Zinno, Charles E Bakis and A. Prota, 2008, "Mechanical Characterization and Structural Behaviour of Composite Sandwich Structures for Train Applications", pp. 12
  • Charles E Bakis and T. E. Boothby, 2008, "Experimental Evaluation of Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Carbon and Aramid FRP Tendons", pp. 10
  • G. G. Portnov, Charles E Bakis and V. L. Kulakov, 2008, "Assessment of Shear Stress Transmission in Grouted Anchors for Composite Rods", pp. p. 294
  • Y. Shan, A. Lotfi, M. Philen, S. Li, Charles E Bakis, C. Rahn and K. W. Wang, 2007, "Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composites for Autonomous Structural Tailoring", 6525
  • M. J. Hagon, Charles E Bakis, M. A. Yukish and E. C. Smith, 2007, "A New Look at Lightweight Energy Absorbing Devices for Heavy Cargo Restraints", pp. 1176-1186
  • A. Sharma, Charles E Bakis and K. W. Wang, 2007, "Electrically Aligned Carbon Nanofiber/Epoxy Composites"
  • M. Philen, Y. Shan, K. W. Wang, Charles E Bakis and C. D. Rahn, 2007, "Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composites for the Tailoring of Variable Stiffness Adaptive Structures"
  • G. Murray, F. Gandhi and Charles E Bakis, 2007, "Flexible Matrix Composite Skins for One-Dimensional Wing Morphing"
  • Charles E Bakis and C. L. Shirey, 2007, "Effect of Vacuum on the Transverse Tensile Behavior of Filament Wound Composites for Flywheel Applications", pp. 1-5
  • G. Portnov and Charles E Bakis, 2007, "Tensile Strength Analysis of Gripped Carbon/Epoxy Rods"
  • Charles E Bakis and T. E. Boothby, 2006, "Local Bond-Slip Analysis of Loaded, Enviromentally Conditioned GFRP Reinforcement Bars in Concrete Beams", pp. p. 50
  • M. Philen, Y. Shan, Charles E Bakis, K. W. Wang and C. D. Rahn, 2006, "Variable Stiffness Adaptive Structures utilizing Hydraulically Pressurized Flexible Matrix Composites with Valve Control"
  • A. Liu, K. W. Wang, Charles E Bakis and J. H. Huang, 2006, "Analysis of Damping Characteristics of a Viscoelastic Polymer Filled with Randomly Oriented Single-Walled Nanotube Ropes", 6169, pp. 17
  • Y. Shan and Charles E Bakis, 2006, "Damping and Self-Heating Behavior of Misaligned Rotating Flexible Matrix Composite Driveshafts", pp. 15

Research Projects

  • September 2016 - October 2021, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • November 2016 - October 2021, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence (VLRCOE) Renewal," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Contracting Command).
  • June 2018 - May 2019, "Development and Experimental Validation of Variational Collocation Meshfree Simulation of Fracture of Nanoparticle Toughened Composite Materials," (Sponsor: PSU College of Engineering Seed Grants).
  • February 2016 - June 2017, "Net Shape Fabricated Low Cost MHK Pass-Through-the-Hub Turbine Blades with Integrated Health Management Technology," (Sponsor: US Dept. of Energy).
  • September 2011 - September 2016, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • September 2011 - September 2016, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • October 2011 - September 2016, "Penn State GATE Center of Excellence: In-Vehicle, High-Power Energy Storage Technologies," (Sponsor: National Energy Technology Laboratory (USDOE)).
  • July 2014 - August 2015, "Advanced Materials TAJI 2014," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • October 2014 - October 2015, "Aging Effects in Composite Structures," (Sponsor: Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation).
  • July 2014 - September 2015, "Design of Composite Shafts for Testing at Aberdeen Proving Ground," (Sponsor: Naval Sea Systems Command).
  • November 2013 - December 2015, "ARPA-E: POWERPANELS: Multifunctional Composites with Li-Ion Battery Cores," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • November 2013 - February 2015, "ARPA-E: POWERPANELS: Multifunctional Composites with Li-Ion Battery Cores," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • September 2014 - September 2015, "Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer with Humidity Control," (Sponsor: PSU College of Engineering).
  • July 2014 - September 2015, "Design of Composite Shafts for Testing at Aberdeen Proving Ground," (Sponsor: Army Research Laboratory).
  • August 2014 - July 2015, "Advanced Materials Technology TAJI 2014," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium).
  • October 2014 - October 2015, "Aging Effects in Composite Structures," (Sponsor: Sikorsky Aircraft Co.).
  • November 2013 - February 2015, "PowerPanels: Multifunctional Composites with Li-Ion Battery Cores," (Sponsor: ARPA-E RANGE Program).
  • January 2015 - December 2015, "PowerPanels: Multifunctional Composites with Lithium Ion Battery Cores-Plus Up Funding," (Sponsor: ARPA-E).
  • May 2015 - August 2015, "Penn State Multi-Campus Engineering Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU)," (Sponsor: Penn State College of Engineering).
  • June 2013 - June 2014, "Advanced Materials Technology (TAJI 2013)," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • March 2009 - August 2013, "Nano-composite for Impact Mitigation in Composite Missile Systems, PHASE II," (Sponsor: NextGen Aeronautics, Inc.).
  • October 2010 - June 2013, "Novel Structural Health Monitoring Schemes for Glass-Fiber Composites using Nanofillers," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • October 2010 - September 2013, "Novel Structural Health Monitoring Schemes for Glass-Fiber Composites using Nanofillers," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • September 2012 - September 2013, "NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate (ARMD) Seedling Fund FY12," (Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
  • March 2012 - February 2013, "Advance Materials Technology," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • September 2009 - August 2013, "EFRI: Learning from Plants--Biologically-Inspired Multi-Functional Active Composites," (Sponsor: The Regents of the University of Michigan).
  • March 2011 - April 2012, "Drive System TAJI," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • March 2011 - April 2012, "Advanced Crashworthiness TAJI (Year 2)," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • March 2011 - April 2012, "Advanced Materials Technology," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • June 2009 - August 2012, "Innovative Composite Materials for Crashworthy Mounting Systems," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • June 2009 - May 2012, "Innovative Composite Materials for Crashworthy Mounting Systems," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • June 2009 - May 2012, "Innovative Composite Materials for Crashworthy Mounting Systems," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • June 2009 - May 2012, "Innovative Composite Materials for Crashworthy Mounting Systems," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • June 2009 - May 2012, "Innovative Composite Materials for Crashworthy Mounting Systems," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • October 2010 - June 2012, "Novel Structural Health Monitoring Schemes for Glass-Fiber Composites using Nanofillers," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • October 2005 - August 2012, "Penn State GATE Center of Excellence: In-Vehicle, High-Power Energy Storage Technologies," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • October 2005 - August 2012, "Penn State GATE Center of Excellence: In-Vehicle, High-Power Energy Storage Technologies," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • October 2005 - August 2012, "Penn State GATE Center of Excellence: In-Vehicle, High-Power Energy Storage Technologies," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • October 2005 - July 2011, "Penn State GATE Center of Excellence: In-Vehicle, High-Power Energy Storage Technologies," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • October 2005 - July 2011, "Penn State GATE Center of Excellence: In-Vehicle, High-Power Energy Storage Technologies," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • May 2010 - April 2011, "NSF Travel Support for Students and Young Investigators - 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • August 2008 - July 2011, "High Temperature and Sustained Load Effects on Structural Bonded Repairs on Civil Infrastructure," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • August 2008 - July 2011, "High Temperature and Sustained Load Effects on Structural Bonded Repairs on Civil Infrastructure," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • January 2010 - February 2011, "Advanced Drive Systems TAJI 2010," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • July 2010 - March 2011, "AFOSR Travel Support for Students and Young Investigators - 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics," (Sponsor: Air Force Office of Scientific Research).
  • May 2010 - April 2011, "ARO Travel Support for Students and Young Investigators - 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • October 2010 - June 2011, "Novel Structural Health Monitoring Schemes for Glass-Fiber Composites using Nanofillers," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Acquisition Center).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence: A Rotocraft Airfoil Design Methodology That Accounts for Unsteady Aerodynamics (A-1.13)," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • December 2009 - November 2011, "Wind Energy Workforce Development," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • December 2009 - November 2011, "Wind Energy Workforce Development," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • September 2006 - September 2011, "Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • September 2010 - March 2011, "Filament Winding of Novel Glass-Fiber Thermoplastic Composite," (Sponsor: Johns Manville Corporation).
  • March 2009 - December 2011, "Nano-composite for Impact Mitigation in Composite Missile Systems, PHASE II," (Sponsor: NextGen Aeronautics, Inc.).
  • March 2009 - June 2010, "Nano-composite for Impact Mitigation in Composite Missile Systems, PHASE II," (Sponsor: NextGen Aeronautics, Inc.).
  • July 2008 - July 2010, "Naval Rotorcraft Technologies for Enhanced Safety, Survivability and Performance (Old Grant Award Number N00014-06-1-0205) changed from grant to contract," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • July 2008 - July 2010, "Naval Rotorcraft Technologies for Enhanced Safety, Survivability and Performance (Old Grant Award Number N00014-06-1-0205) changed from grant to contract," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • July 2008 - September 2010, "Naval Rotorcraft Technologies for Enhanced Safety, Survivability and Performance (Old Grant Award Number N00014-06-1-0205) changed from grant to contract," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • July 2007 - December 2010, "Structural Damping and Health Monitoring Enhancement via Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube-Based Composites Tailoring," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • March 2009 - July 2010, "Drive System TAJI," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • September 2009 - December 2010, "Advanced Aircraft Crashworthiness TAJI," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • January 2010 - December 2010, "Group Travel Funding - XVI International Conference on Mechanics of Composite Materials," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • March 2010 - December 2010, "ONR Travel Support for Students and Young Investigators - 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • October 2005 - September 2010, "Penn State GATE Center of Excellence: In-Vehicle, High-Power Energy Storage Technologies," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • October 2005 - September 2010, "Penn State GATE Center of Excellence: In-Vehicle, High-Power Energy Storage Technologies," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • July 2007 - December 2009, "Structural Damping and Health Monitoring Enhancement via Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube-Based Composites Tailoring," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • April 2008 - July 2009, "DURIP: Experimental Instrumentation for Research on Safety, Survivability, and Enhanced Performance of Naval Rotorcraft," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • December 2008 - July 2009, "Carbon Nanotube Enhancement of Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Carbon and Glass Fiber Prepreg Laminates," (Sponsor: Boeing Company).
  • January 2007 - June 2009, "Design, Systems Evaluation, and Testing of Flexible Composite Driveshafts Ref: WBS 06-B-07-01.1A5," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • January 2007 - February 2009, "Design, Systems Evaluation, and Testing of Flexible Composite Driveshafts Ref: WBS 06-B-07-01.1A5," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • January 2007 - February 2009, "Design, Systems Evaluation, and Testing of Flexible Composite Driveshafts Ref: WBS 06-B-07-01.1A5," (Sponsor: The Center for Rotorcraft Innovation).
  • January 2007 - July 2008, "Design, Systems Evaluation, and Testing of Flexible Composite Driveshafts Ref: WBS 06-B-07-01.1A5," (Sponsor: The Center for Rotorcraft Innovation).
  • January 2007 - February 2008, "Design, Systems Evaluation, and Testing of Flexible Composite Driveshafts Ref: WBS 06-B-07-01.1-A5," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • January 2007 - July 2008, "Design, Systems Evaluation, and Testing of Flexible Composite Driveshafts Ref: WBS 06-B-07-01.1-A5," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • January 2007 - June 2008, "Structural Durability Technology Development Support," (Sponsor: Rhombus Consultants Group).
  • January 2007 - June 2008, "Structural Durability Technology Development Support (SBIR Phase II)," (Sponsor: Rhombus Consultants Group).
  • January 2006 - March 2008, "Naval Rotorcraft Technologies for Enhanced Safety, Survivability and Performance," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • January 2006 - June 2008, "Naval Rotorcraft Technologies for Enhanced Safety, Survivability and Performance," (Sponsor: Office of Naval Research).
  • January 2006 - March 2008, "Naval Rotorcraft Technologies for Enhanced Safety, Survivability and Performance," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • July 2007 - December 2008, "Structural Damping and Health Monitoring Enhancement via Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube-Based Composites Tailoring," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • January 2008 - June 2008, "Nano-composite for Impact Mitigation in Composite Missile Systems (ITAR/EAR)," (Sponsor: NextGen Aeronautics, Inc.).
  • December 2006 - September 2008, "Design, Fabrication and Control of Flexible Matrix Composite Skins for Nastic Structure Actuation - DARPA Nastic II," (Sponsor: Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC).
  • December 2006 - September 2008, "Design, Fabrication and Control of Flexible Matrix Composite Skins for Nastic Structure Actuation - DARPA Nastic II," (Sponsor: Teledyne Scientific & Imaging, LLC).
  • March 2007 - July 2008, "DURIP: Experimental and Computational Instrumentation for Research on Safety, Survivability, and Enhanced Performance of Naval Research," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • October 2006 - June 2008, "Fluidic Flexible Matrix Composites for Autonomous Structural Tailoring," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Air Force).
  • July 2007 - December 2008, "Structural Damping and Health Monitoring Enhancement via Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube-Based Composites Tailoring," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • July 2007 - December 2007, "Structural Damping and Health Monitoring Enhancement via Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube-Based Composites Tailoring," (Sponsor: U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command).
  • July 2007 - December 2007, "Structural Damping and Health Monitoring Enhancement via Multifunctional Carbon Nanotube-Based Composites Tailoring," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • January 2006 - December 2007, "Naval Rotorcraft Technologies for Enhanced Safety, Survivability and Performance," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • May 2006 - June 2007, "Design, Systems Evaluation, and Testing for Flexible Compostie Driveshafts," (Sponsor: Vertical Lift Consortium, Inc.).
  • January 2006 - December 2006, "Naval Rotorcraft Technologies for Enhanced Safety, Survivability and Performance," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • January 2006 - December 2006, "Naval Rotorcraft Technologies for Enhanced Safety, Survivability and Performance," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).
  • July 2006 - December 2006, "Launchpoint Rotor Fabrication," (Sponsor: LaunchPoint Technologies).
  • September 1998 - June 2006, "Graduate Automotive Technology Education (GATE) Program; Invehicle, High-Power Energy Storage Technologies (Previous Award # DE-FC36-98CH10954 and DE-FC02-98CH10954)," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • September 2003 - August 2006, "Long-term Degradation Mechanisms of Bond in Concrete Reinforced with Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP)," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • June 2004 - June 2006, "Fibrillar Network Adaptive Structure with Ion Transport Actuation," (Sponsor: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (was ARPA)).
  • May 2003 - August 2006, "REU: Long-term Degradation Mechanisms of Bond in Concrete Reinforced with Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP)," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • July 2004 - May 2005, "Add On to Fatigue of Unidirectional Carbon/Epoxy Rotor Material," (Sponsor: Boeing Company).
  • July 2004 - December 2005, "Fatigue of Unidirectional Carbon/Epoxy Rotor Material," (Sponsor: Boeing Company).
  • June 2004 - December 2005, "Fibrillar Network Adaptive Structure with Ion Transport Actuation," (Sponsor: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (was ARPA)).
  • August 2004 - February 2005, "AGY Composite Strength," (Sponsor: AGY).
  • May 2005 - September 2005, "Innovative Methodology for Composite Structural Durability Analysis (SBIR)," (Sponsor: Rhombus Consultants Group).
  • September 2003 - September 2005, "Optimal Designs of Ultra-High Power Machines," (Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
  • September 2003 - December 2005, "Optimal Designs of Ultra-High Power Machines Phase II," (Sponsor: National Aeronautics and Space Administration).
  • January 2004 - February 2004, "Carbon Epoxy Ring Testing," (Sponsor: Toray Composites, Inc.).
  • September 1998 - September 2004, "Graduate Automotive Technology Education (GATE) Program; Invehicle, High-Power Energy Storage Technologies (Previous Award # DE-FC36-98CH10954)," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of Energy).
  • April 2004 - December 2004, "High Performance Damping with Carbon Nanotube-Polymer Composites," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Army).
  • March 2001 - September 2001, "Flywheel Strain Sensing," (Sponsor: U.S. Department of the Navy).

Honors and Awards

  • Premier Research Award, Penn State Engineering Alumni Society, September 2017
  • Member, Academy of Engineering Excellence, Virginia Tech College of Engineering, April 2015
  • Fellow, American Concrete Institute, November 2015

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Committee Work, Chairperson, ESM Department Promotion and Tenure Committee, August 2018
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Search Committee Member, Associate Dean for Research and Innovation Search Committee, January 2016 - May 2016
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Selection Committee Member, Selection Committee for University Distinguished Professorships, September 2016 - December 2016
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Mechanics Candidacy Examination Committee, January 2015 - December 2015
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Faculty Scholar Award Selection Committee, January 2015 - January 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, PSEAS Outstanding Research Award Selection Committee, January 2014 - February 2014
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Faculty Search Committee, Civil Engineering Structures Search Committee, September 2014 - May 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, Department Promotion and Tenure Committee, June 2014 - May 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, August 2014
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, ESM Graduate Amissions Committeee, 2006 - August 2016
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Mechanics Candidacy Examination Committee, January 2004

Service to External Organizations:

  • Other, Evaluator, January 2018 - December 2018
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, 9th International Conference on Advanced Composites in Construction (ACIC-2019), International Scientific Committee, May 2018 - December 2019
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, Advisory Committee, International Institute for FRP in Construction, June 2018 - June 2022
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, 25th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM25), International Scientific Committee, October 2017 - December 2018
  • External Evaluator for Promotion and/or Tenure, Evaluator, January 2017 - December 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, Selection Committee, Cytec Student Paper Award for Composites Processing, American Society for Composites, June 2017 - September 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, International Scientific Committee, 9th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engneering (CICE 2018), January 2017 - July 2018
  • Service to Business and Industry, Member, Consensus Body, ANSI/ACMA/FGMC FRP Composites Grating Manual (2017 Revision), American National Standards Institute, American Composites Manufacturers Assoc., Fiberglass Grating Manufacturers Council, May 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Chairperson, Best Paper Selection Committee, American Society for Composites, April 2017 - June 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Chairperson, Officer Nominations Committee, American Society for Composites, June 2017 - September 2017
  • Service to Business and Industry, Member, Road Mapping Working Group on Overcoming Barriers to Adoption of Composites in Sustainable Infrastructure, American Composites Manufacturers Assoc., Natl. Inst. Standards & Technology, February 2017
  • Service to Business and Industry, Member, Task Force on Durability of GFRP Bars Extracted from 10+ Years-Old Concrete Structures, American Concrete Institute Strategic Development Council, April 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Chairperson, Best Paper Selection Committee, American Society for Composites, June 2016 - September 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Moderator, 31st Annual Conference, American Society for Composites, September 2016 - September 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Moderator, 17th US-Japan Conference on Composites Materials, Japan Society for Composites, September 2016 - September 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, 8th International Conference on Advanced Composites in Construction (ACIC-2017), International Scientific Committee, August 2016 - September 2017
  • External Evaluator for Promotion and/or Tenure, Evaluator, January 2016 - December 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Chairperson, 5th Fifth International Conference on Durability of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Construction and Rehabilitation of Structures, CDCC 2017, September 2016 - July 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, Best Paper Award Committee, International Institute for FRP in Construction, November 2016 - December 2016
  • Other, Evaluator, January 2016 - December 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, 6th Asia-Pacific Conf. on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2017), International Scientific Committee, April 2016 - July 2017
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, Selection Committee, Cytec Student Paper Award for Composites Processing, American Society for Composites, June 2016 - September 2016
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, Immediate Past President, American Society for Composites, January 2016 - December 2020
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Moderator, 30th Annual Conference, American Society for Composites, September 2015 - September 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, 8th International Conference on Fibre-Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites in Civil Engineering (CICE 2016), International Scientific Committee, October 2015 - December 2016
  • External Evaluator for Promotion and/or Tenure, Evaluator, January 2015 - December 2015
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, Best Paper Award Committee, International Institute for FRP on Construction, November 2015 - December 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, Second International Conference on Performance-Based and Life-Cycle Structural Engineering, PLSE 2015, International Scientific Committee, January 2015 - December 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, 24th Australasian Conference on Mechanics of Structures and Materials (ACMSM24), International Scientific Committee, June 2015 - December 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, 30th Annual Conference, American Society for Composites, Advisory Committee, September 2014 - September 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, 7th International Conference on Advanced Composites in Construction (ACIC-7), International Scientific Committee, September 2014 - September 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, American Society for Composites 29th Annual Conference, September 2014 - September 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Member, Joint Conference of 12th International Symp. on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-12) and 5th Asia-Pacific Conf. on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2015), International Scientific Committee, December 2014 - December 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Moderator, Joint Conference of 12th International Symp. on Fiber Reinforced Polymers for Reinforced Concrete Structures (FRPRCS-12) and 5th Asia-Pacific Conf. on Fiber Reinforced Polymers in Structures (APFIS-2015), Bond Behavior, December 2014 - December 2015
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Co-author, ASTM D7957-17, Standard Specification for Solid Round Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Bars for Concrete Reinforcement, ASTM, 2014 - August 2017
  • External Evaluator for Promotion and/or Tenure, Evaluator, January 2014 - December 2014
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Other, At-Large Member, Executive Committee, International Institute for FRP in Construction, August 2014 - December 2016
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, President, American Society for Composites, January 2014 - December 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Member, International Scientific Committee, June 2013 - August 2014
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Member, Council, International Institute for FRP in Construction, July 2012 - June 2022
  • Service to Governmental Agencies, Other, Interested Expert, European Cooperation in Science and Technology, November 2012 - November 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, Nanocomposites IV, Advisory Committee, January 2012 - October 2012
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Co-Chairperson, American Society for Testing and Materials, D-30.10, Composites for Civil Structures, April 2012
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, International Scientific Program Committee, November 2010 - June 2012
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Chairperson, Subcomittee 440K, Fiber Reinforced Polymer Material Characteristics, American Concrete Institute, October 2004
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, Comittee 440 Fiber Reinforced Polymers, American Concrete Institute, January 2001
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, Executive Committee, American Society for Composites, January 2000
  • Participation in or Service to Professional and Learned Societies, Committee Member, American Society for Testing and Materials, Committee D-30 on Composite Materials, January 1988
 


 

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