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Reginald Hamilton

Associate Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Engineering Science and Mechanics

309D Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

rfh13@psu.edu

814-865-7684

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Education

  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, Southern University A & M College, 1998
  • MS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, 2003
  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, 2008

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Simone C Michaels, Kenneth C Moses, Bachmann J Richard, Reginald Felix Hamilton, Abdon Pena-Francesch, Asheesh Lanba, Melik C Demirel and Quinn D Quinn, 2015, Biomimicry of the Manduca Sexta Forewing Using SRT Protein Complex for FWMAV Development, Springer International Publishing, pp. 6
  • Reginald Felix Hamilton, Asheesh Lanba and Osman Ozbulut, 2014, Characterization of Martensitic Transformation Morphology in Wide Hysteresis Shape Memory Alloys, Springer International Publishing

Journal Articles

  • Reginald Felix Hamilton, Beth A Bimber and Todd Palmer, 2017, "Correlating microstructure and superelasticity of directed energy deposition additive manufactured Ni-rich NiTi alloys", Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 739
  • Reginald Felix Hamilton, Beth A Bimber, Mohsen Taheri and Mohammad Elahinia, 2017, "Multi-scale Shape Memory Effect Recovery in NiTi Alloys Additive Manufactured by Selective Laser Melting and Laser Directed Energy Deposition", Journal of Materials Processing Technology
  • S. Dilibal, Reginald Felix Hamilton and A. Lanba, 2017, "The effect of employed loading mode on the mechanical cyclic stabilization of NiTi shape memory alloys", Intermetallics, 89
  • Huilong Hou, Yuan Tang, Reginald Felix Hamilton and Mark W Horn, 2017, "Functional fatigue of submicrometer NiTi shape memory alloy thin films", Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A
  • Huilong Hou, Mark W Horn and Reginald Felix Hamilton, 2016, "Biased Target Ion Beam Deposition and Nanoskiving for Fabricating NiTi Alloy Nanowires", Shape Memory and Superelasticity, 2, (4)
  • Huilong Hou, Reginald Felix Hamilton and Mark W Horn, 2016, "Crystallization of nanoscale NiTi alloy thin films using rapid thermal annealing", Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 34
  • Mohammad Elahinia, Narges Shayesteh Moghaddam, Mohsen Taheri Andani, Amirhesam Amerinatanzi, Beth A. Bimber and Reginald Felix Hamilton, 2016, "Fabrication of NiTi through additive manufacturing: A review", Progress in Materials Science, 83
  • Huilong Hou, Reginald Felix Hamilton and Mark W Horn, 2016, "Narrow thermal hysteresis of NiTi shape memory alloy thin films with submicrometer thickness", Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology A: Vacuum, Surfaces, and Films, 34, (5)
  • Beth A Bimber, Reginald Felix Hamilton, Todd Palmer and Jayme S Keist, 2016, "Anisotropic microstructure and superelasticity of additive manufactured NiTi alloy bulk builds using laser directed energy deposition", Materials Science and Engineering A, 674
  • H. Jung, A. Pena-Francesch, Alham Saadat, A. Sebastian, D. H. Kim, Reginald Felix Hamilton, Istvan Albert, Benjamin D Allen and Melik C Demirel, 2016, "Molecular tandem repeat strategy for elucidating mechanical properties of high-strength proteins", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 113, (23)
  • Huilong Hou, Reginald Felix Hamilton and Mark W Horn, 2016, "Crystallization and microstructure evolution of nanoscale NiTi thin films prepared by biased target ion beam deposition", Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B, 34, (1)
  • Osman E Ozbulut, Reginald Felix Hamilton, Muhammad Sherif and Asheesh Lanba, 2015, "Feasibility of self-prestressing concrete members using shape memory alloys", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 26, (18)
  • Huilong Hou and Reginald Felix Hamilton, 2015, "Free-standing NiTi alloy nanowires fabricated by nanoskiving", Nanoscale, 7, (32)
  • Reginald Felix Hamilton, Asheesh Lanba, Osman E Ozbulut and Bernhard R Tittmann, 2015, "Shape Memory Effect in Cast versus Deformation-Processed NiTiNb Alloys", Shape Memory and Superelasticity, 1, (2)
  • Reginald Felix Hamilton and Asheesh Lanba, 2015, "The Impact of Martensite Deformation on Shape Memory Effect Recovery Strain Evolution", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A, 46, (8)
  • Huilong Hou, Reginald Felix Hamilton and Mark W Horn, 2015, "Structure and interfacial analysis of nanoscale TiNi thin film prepared by biased target ion beam depositio", Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, pp. 13
  • Reginald Felix Hamilton, Todd A Palmer and Beth A Bimber, 2015, "Spatial characterization of the thermal-induced phase transformation throughout as-deposited additive manufactured NiTi bulk builds", Scripta Materialia, 101
  • Huilong Hou, Reginald Felix Hamilton, M. W. Horn and Y. Jin, 2014, "NiTi thin films prepared by biased target ion beam depositionco-sputtering from elemental Ni and Ti targets", Thin Solid Films 570 Part A, pp. 1-6
  • A. Lanba and Reginald Felix Hamilton, 2014, "Elastic and Irreversible Energies of a Two-Stage Martensitic Transformation in NiTi utilizing Calorimetric Measurements", Metallurgical and Materials Transactions, 45, (14-Jun), pp. 2732-2740
  • Garrett J Pataky, Michael D Sangid, Huseyin Sehitoglu, Reginald Felix Hamilton, Hans J Maier and Petros Sofronis, 2012, "Full field measurements of anisotropic stress intensity factor ranges in fatigue", Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 94
  • Michael D Sangid, Garrett J Pataky, Huseyin Sehitoglu, Reginald Felix Hamilton and Hans J Maier, 2011, "High resolution analysis of opening and sliding in fatigue crack growth", International Journal of Fatigue, 37
  • Reginald Felix Hamilton, Savas Dilibal, Huseyin Sehitoglu and Hans J Maier, 2011, "Underlying mechanism of dual hysteresis in NiMnGa single crystals", Materials Science and Engineering A, 528, (3)
  • Savas Dilibal, Huseyin Sehitoglu, Reginald Felix Hamilton, Hans J Maier and Yuri Chumlyakov, 2010, "On the volume change in Co-Ni-Al during pseudoelasticity", Materials Science and Engineering A, 528, (6)

Conference Proceedings

  • Reginald Felix Hamilton, Mary I Frecker, Todd Palmer and Jovana Jovanova, 2016, "Target Shape Optimization of Functionally Graded Shape Memory Alloy Compliant Mechanism", American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Muhammad Sherif, Osman Ozbulut and Reginald Felix Hamilton, 2015, "Self-post-tensioning for concrete elements using shape memory alloys", Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, TRB committee AFF30 Concrete Bridges, Washington, DC
  • Muhammad Sherif, Osman Ozbulut, Asheesh Lanba and Reginald Felix Hamilton, 2014, "Self-post-tensioning for concrete beams using shape memory alloys", ASME
  • Asheesh Lanba and Reginald Felix Hamilton, 2012, "LOCALIZED STRAIN MORPHOLOGY DURING THE MARTENSITIC TRANSFORMATION IN TRAINED SHAPE MEMORY ALLOYS", METLAB-SDSU, Brookings, South Dakota
  • Asheesh Lanba and Reginald Felix Hamilton, , "NiTi-based SMAs for Self-Post-Tensioned Bridge Girders", DEStech Publications, Inc

Manuscripts

  • Reginald Felix Hamilton, Mary I Frecker, Todd Palmer and Jovana Jovanova, 2017, "Target Shape Optimization of Functionally Graded Shape Memory Alloy Compliant Mechanism", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures

Research Projects

  • August 2015 - July 2019, "GOALI: Understanding Deformation Processing in Advanced Alloys," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • November 2013 - December 2015, "Additive Manufacturing of Near-net Shape and Fully Dense Shape Memory Alloys," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • January 2013 - December 2014, "Smart Concrete Bridge Girder Using Shape Memory Alloys," (Sponsor: Mid-Atlantic Universities Transportation Center).
  • January 2011 - December 2013, "Multibeam Healing for Laser Micromachining in Manufacturing," (Sponsor: National Institutes of Health).
  • May 2010 - May 2011, "U.S. Researcher and Student Participation in the Workshop on Shape Memory Alloys: Current Challenges and Future Prospect," (Sponsor: NSF).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Contributor, Multicultural Faculty Lunch with Dean Schwartz, September 2017 - September 2017
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, University, Penn State, Search Committee College of Engineering Dean, January 2017
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, University, Penn State, Faculty Search Committee, December 2016
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Panelist, Insider Tips for Applying & Excelling in Grad School at PSU, Office of Graduate Educational Equity Programs, 2016 STEM Open House, October 2016 - October 2016
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Faculty Mentor, Mock Interviews for Millennium Scholars, Penn State Millennium Scholars Program, November 2016 - November 2016
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, University, Penn State, Faculty Search Committee, November 2014 - May 2015
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Reviewer, Schreyer Honors College Application Review, Faculty Selection Committee, December 2014 - February 2015
  • Judge, Undergraduate Research Poster Exhibition, Office of Undergraduate Eduction, April 2014 - April 2014
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, 11th Annual College of Engrg Research Symposium, April 2014 - August 2010
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Reviewer, Faculty Selection Committee, December 2014 - February 2015
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Co-Chairperson, 11th Annual College of Engrg Research Symposium, April 2014 - December 2014
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty Advisor, Society of Engineering Science (SES), April 2014
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, Departmental, Engineering Science and Mechanics Additive Manufacturing Faculty Search, September 2014
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty Advisor, Faculty Advisor SES, Society of Engineering Science, January 2014
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Safety, August 2013
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Undergraduate Curriculum - Mechanics Minor, August 2013
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Reviewer, Faculty Selection Committee, December 2013 - February 2014
  • Speaker, Recruiting, Beacon Academy (Boston, MA), July 2012 - July 2012
  • Administrative Support Work, Other, Reviewer, Portfolio Review Committee, April 2012 - April 2012
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Recruiter, Spend A Summer Day, July 2012
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, ESM Undergraduate Committee on Climate/International/Diversity, April 2012
  • Committee Work, Member, Strength Textbook Selection Committee, April 2012 - April 2012
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Judge, ESM Graduate Student Council, February 2012 - February 2012
  • Committee Work, Member, Center for Acoustics and Vibration (CAV), February 2011
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty Advisor, Residential Life: Special Living Option-E-House, August 2011
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Judge, ESM Graduate Student Council, February 2011 - February 2011
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Graduate Candidacy Exam, January 2011
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Graduate Student Recruitment and Admissions, February 2011
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Other, Panelist, Negotiating the Student-Faculty Mentoring Relationships, Office of Graduate Educational Equity Programs (OGEEP), October 2011 - October 2011
  • Committee Work, Faculty Advisor, Residential Life: Special Living Option-Engineering House, August 2011 - August 2015
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Reviewer, Faculty Selection Committee, December 2011 - February 2013
  • Committee Work, Member, HUCK, January 2010
  • Committee Work, Member, MRI, January 2010
  • Committee Work, Member, PSIEE, January 2010
  • Committee Work, Other, Affiliate, Vertical Lift Research Center of Excellence, August 2010
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Judge, ESM Graduate Student Council, February 2010 - February 2010
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Participant, Recruitment and Retention Strategies Meeting, April 2012
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Speaker, Upward Bound Math and Science, June 2012

Service to External Organizations:

  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, Materials Science & Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Processing, Characterization and Modeling of Functional Materials, March 2017 - October 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Committee Member, US Steering Committee, International Conference on Martensitic Transformations, November 2016 - August 2017
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, Advanced Materials in Dental and Orthopedic Applications, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, Biomaterials TC, March 2015 - 2016
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, Mechanical Behavior of Materials TC, March 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Other, SEM 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, February 2014 - June 2014
  • Other, American Society for Testing and Materials: Collaboration on WK43112 - New Standard Evaluating Mechanical Properties of Materials Made via Additive Manufacturing Processes, February 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Active and Multifunctional Materials Technical Committee, September 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Chairperson, Other, ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, September 2014 - September 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society, Mechanical Behavior of Materials TC, August 2014 - March 2015
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, Materials Science & Technology, Nanomechanical Behavior of Materials TC, February 2014 - October 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, US National Committee of TAM, June 2014 - June 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, American Society of Metals International, Failure Analysis Committee, October 2013 - October 2014
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society, Membership & Student Development Committee, October 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society, Young Professional Committee, October 2013 - 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society, Solidification Committee, October 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society, Mechanical Behavior of Materials Committee, October 2013
  • Organizing Conferences and Service on Conference Committees, Co-Organizer, US National Committee of TAM, June 2010 - July 2010
 


 

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