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Kenneth Reifsnider

[Kenneth Reifsnider]

Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Last Updated: August 7, 2020
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Biography

Biography

Dr. K.L. (Ken) Reifsnider is Presidential Distinguished Professor and Director of the Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies (IPPM) at the University of Texas Arlington Research Institute, and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at that University. The IPPM is a faculty cluster for the development of predictive methodologies in the areas of structural reliability, additive manufacturing, multi-scale multi-functional materials and bio-sensors. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Reifsnider was Director of the SmartState Center for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells at the University of South Carolina, Director of the Center for Heterogeneous Functional Materials (the HeteroFoaM Center), and University Professor of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Science and Technology at that University (2007 – 2015); he currently holds Emeritus status in those positions. From 2002 to 2007, Prof. Reifsnider was Pratt & Whitney Professor of Design and Reliability in the Mechanical Engineering Department at the University of Connecticut and Director of the Connecticut Global Fuel Cell Center. In 2004 he became the first full time faculty member at the University of Connecticut ever to be elected to the National Academy of Engineering. Dr. Reifsnider is also Professor Emeritus of Engineering Science and Mechanics at Virginia Tech where he was named the first holder of the Alexander Giacco endowed chair in 1990, one of only four such million dollar chairs at Virginia Tech at that time. During 1995-2000 Dr. Reifsnider served as Associate Provost for Interdisciplinary Programs at Virginia Tech. He has also held teaching positions at Western Maryland College, The Johns Hopkins University, the University of California, and a visiting position at the University of Bristol, England. Dr. Reifsnider is co-founder of the Virginia Tech Center for Composite Materials and Structures, and past Director of the Virginia Institute for Material Systems (a Commonwealth Center), and past Deputy Director of the NSF Center for High Performance Polymeric Adhesives and Composites (1992-2000). From 1974 to 1992, Dr. Reifsnider served as Chairman of the Materials Engineering Science PhD program at Virginia Tech, during which time the program grew by a factor of ten, with participation by 47 faculty and 63 students in nine departments in three colleges. From 1996-2001, Dr. Reifsnider served as the Associate Provost for Interdisciplinary Programs at Virginia Tech, charged with creating and staffing that office. In the Fall of 2002, Dr. Reifsnider accepted the Pratt & Whitney Chair of Design and Reliability in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Connecticut, Storrs, with an appointment in the Global Fuel Cell Center at that University. As a scholar, Dr. Reifsnider has published over 240 articles in refereed journals, several book chapters, and (edited) 11 books. His signature book on “Damage Tolerance and Durability of Composite Material Systems” (Wiley Interscience) was published in April 2002. His appearances include numerous plenary and keynote addresses, and over 100 invited lectures in 20 foreign countries. He has served on many national committees, including the National Materials Advisory Board and panels of the National Research Council. Dr. Reifsnider has directed over 50 graduate student programs, and has directed research for over 160 projects funded by more than 50 different organizations. Dr. Reifsnider has served on the Editorial Boards of six journals, served for ten years as the North American Editor and Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Fatigue, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Applied Composites, and recently completed a term as Associate Editor of the International Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Multifunctional Composites. Dr. Reifsnider served two terms as a White House appointee to the U.S. Air Force National Scientific Advisory Board. He has also served on the National Materials Advisory Board and on numerous Panels of the National Academies and the National Research Council. In 2016 Dr. Reifsnider was honored by the International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering and Sciences with an ICCES Lifetime Achievement Medal for pioneering contributions to the mechanics and applications of composite materials. Dr. Reifsnider holds the Distinguished Research Award from the American Society for Composites, the J. Shelton Horsley Research Award from the Virginia Academy of Science, the Award of Merit from the American Society for Testing and Materials, the Russell Research Award from the University of South Carolina, and the Alumni Award for Research Excellence from Virginia Tech. He has served on the Board of Directors of ASTM and the Institute for Standards Research, and served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the latter company in 1989. In 2004, Dr. Reifsnider was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in recognition of “the development of strength – life relationships in composite materials;” in 2005 he was elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering.

Education

Education

    • 1968 PhD in Metallurgy and Solid Mechanics
      Johns Hopkins University, 1968
    • 1965 MS in Mechanics
      Johns Hopkins University, 1965
    • 1963 BA in Mathematics
      McDaniel College, 1963
    • 1963 BS in Mechanics
      Johns Hopkins University, 1963

Appointments

Appointments

    • Jan 2015 to Present Director
      Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies (IPPM)
      Dr. Reifsnider has served as the founding Director of the Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies (IPPM) at the University of Texas Arlington Research Institute, and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at that University. The IPPM is a faculty cluster for the development of predictive methodologies in the areas of structural reliability, additive manufacturing, multi-scale multi-functional materials. Dr. Reifsnider recruited four faculty members for that institute including two internationally distinguished full professors who are members of underrepresented groups in the U.S. Research partners for the Institute include NSF, AFOSR, NASA, DOE, NIH, Bell Helicopter, and Lockheed Martin. In 2016 Dr. Reifsnider served as General Chair of the International Conference on Durability of Material Systems (DURACOSYS 2016) which was hosted by his Institute at the University of Texas Arlington and co-hosted by Virginia Tech.
    • July 2002 to Present Professor
      Emeritus of Engineering Science and Mechanics
    • July 2002 to 2007 Chair Professor
      University of Connecticut
    • Jan 1981 to Present Engineer
      Composite Materials and Evaluation Section of the Engineering Sciences Div. of Mechanical Engineering Dep
    • Jan 1969 to Present visiting scientist
      H.H. Wills Physics Laboratory
    • Jan 1962 to Present Mechanical Engineer
      U.S. Naval Ordnance Laboratory
    • Jan 1962 to Jan 1967 Research Assistant
      The Johns Hopkins University
    • Jan 1961 to Present Warehouse Supervisor
      A.W. Feeser Canning Co.
    • Jan Unknown to Present Associate Provost
      Interdisciplinary Programs
      Dr. Reifsnider was charged with creating and staffing this office in 1996. The duties of this position included budget and reporting responsibility for 18 University Centers and related interdisciplinary degree programs with an annual budget responsibility of over $2 million. Activities included working with the directors of existing centers and institutes to promote interdisciplinary research and graduate education; providing oversight and establishing a reporting relationship with University center and institute directors; initiating and providing support for interdisciplinary funding proposals; identifying new program areas where interdisciplinary activities would seem fruitful; assisting faculty to organize interdisciplinary teams; generally encouraging and supporting interdisciplinary research and graduate education across the campus; and helping to identify program and funding opportunities for interdisciplinary activities. Dr. Reifsnider established the first Office of Interdisciplinary Programs at Virginia Tech, and established University guidelines for indirect cost revenue distributions. During his term, interdisciplinary research at Virginia Tech grew at an unprecedented rate, from about 9% of total research expenditures to about 20% of that total on a yearly basis.
    • Jan Unknown to Present Chairman
      Materials Engineering Science Program
      Dr. Reifsnider chaired a university-wide interdisciplinary doctoral program from 1974 to 1992. The program grew by a factor of ten during that period, and typically had over sixty doctoral candidates enrolled, and graduated about 8 PhDs per year. (In 1974 before he took over the program, it was targeted for termination because of under subscription). Seven academic departments in three colleges, and two university-wide centers participated in the program.
    • Jan Unknown to Present Deputy Director
      \Science and Technology Center
      Dr. Reifsnider served as Deputy Director of the NSF Science and Technology Center for High Performance Polymeric Adhesives and Composites, which had contract funding for over $20 million for the eleven years of operation. He was one of the primary authors of that proposal, the first successful proposal of that type in the State of Virginia.
    • Jan Unknown to Present Director
      Virginia Institute for Material Systems
      As Director of this Commonwealth Center for the State of Virginia, Dr. Reifsnider reported to the office of the Provost at Virginia Tech. Activities under his direction included a research program that involved 15 faculty members, 23 graduate students, 2 postdoctoral fellows, and 1 technician; a development program which established 2 new laboratories and purchased 26 items of research equipment, established funding for complementary research with 12 industries, and provided the base for proposals which brought in over $16 million to the university in 1988 90; and an educational program that brought 2 new faculty members into the university, and provided support for a tutorial and a short course. Total expenditures of the Institute over the five years of his service were about $2.2 million.
    • Jan Unknown to Present Founder
      Materials Response Group
      Dr. Reifsnider founded the Materials Response Group at Virginia Tech. In 2002, that group consisted of five faculty members and over twenty graduate students, and several postdoctoral fellows. Expenditures for that group were typically more than $800,000 per year. That research group was one of the primary groups on which the Center for Composite Materials and Structures was built, and made a substantial contribution to the development of the materials discipline on that campus and in the State of Virginia. The “Composites in Virginia” initiative was based in that group. Dr. Reifsnider typically ranked within the top 5-10 researchers at Virginia Tech in total dollars of research funding.
    • Jan Unknown to Present Founder and Leader
      “Composites in Virginia” Initiative
      Dr. Reifsnider was the founder and creator of the statewide initiative, “Composites in Virginia.” That initiative sponsored three conferences by that name, one anchored by a keynote address by then-Gov. Baliles. Over 400 industries in the State were associated in some way with that initiative. A liaison group with the state legislature was established. The initiative played a role in the establishment of the Virginia Commonwealth Center for Material Systems by the State Council on Higher Education in Virginia, and was strongly supported by the Virginia Department of Economic Development and the Virginia Center for Innovative Technology.
    • Jan Unknown to Present Founding Editor
      Journal of Composites Technology and Research
      Dr. Reifsnider co-founded the Journal of Composites Technology and Research for the American Society for Testing and Materials, and served in various editorial and co-editorial posts from 1979-1988. He has also chaired several committees of ASTM, and served as a member of that Board of Directors in 1984-88.
    • Jan Unknown to Present Pratt & Whitney Chair of Design and Reliability
      Dr. Reifsnider was the second of six one million dollar chairs hired by the University of Connecticut as part of their initiative to create the Connecticut Global Fuel Cell Center at UCONN. As such, the Center represented the largest single investment of a university and State in a concentrated fuel cell science and engineering facility, and features a new building dedicated to the activities of the Center. Dr. Reifsnider developed a laboratory for the study of durability and long-term performance of solid oxide and polymer-based fuel cells at that facility, which featured the first comprehensive membrane characterization facility for fuel cells in the U.S. The laboratory also conducts substantive research for industrial partners including United Technologies Fuel Cells (UTCFC), and United Technologies Research Center. The first condition-based reliability lab for fuel cells was created by Reifsnider’s group in 2006 with funding from UTCFC and the Connecticut Clean Energy Fund. A second major research thrust of the laboratory was the development of composite materials for high temperature fuel cells.
    • July 2007 to 2015 Director and Chair
      Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Center of Excellence
    • June 2007 to May 2015 University Distinguished Professor Emeritus
      ME, University of South Carolina (Columbia,
      Also Director Emeritus of the SmartSTATE Center for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
    • Jan 2007 to Jan 2015 Director
      Solid Oxide Fuel Cell SmartState Center
      Dr. Reifsnider served as the Director of the Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Center of Excellence at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC. The center is a dedicated facility with an endowed chair, and five associated faculty in a cluster across several departments. In the first 7 years of that organization, the SOFC Center has attracted over $54 million in extramural funding, more than any other of the 44 State Centers. Dr. Reifsnider has also served as Director of the University-wide Future Fuels Initiative, which enhances and coordinates programs in nuclear power, coal, fuel cells, solar power, biomass, and nuclear hydrogen.
    • Jan 2004 to Jan 2007 Director
      Connecticut Global Fuel Cell Center
      Dr. Reifsnider served as the Director of the Connecticut Global Fuel Cell Center (CGFCC) at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut. The CGFCC is a dedicated facility with two endowed chairs, the largest fuel cell activity at a University in the U.S. During his tenure as Director, the Center conducted contract research for more than 21 clients, involving more than 40 faculty and 60 students, and attained self-sufficiency with no subsidies (as a soft-money organization). Total expenditures since founding of the Center exceed $18 million. Dr. Reifsnider is also co-founder and Associate Editor of the ASME International Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology; the Editor in Chief of that Journal is Nigel Sammes, a Chair in the CGFCC.
    • Jan 1990 to Jan 2002 Professor
      Engineering Science and Mechanics
    • Jan 1996 to Jan 2001 Associate Provost
      Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Jan 1988 to Jan 2000 Director
      Virginia Institute for Material Systems
    • Jan 1971 to Jan 1992 Chairman
      Materials Engineering Technical Interest Group
    • Jan 1983 to Jan 1990 Professor
      Engineering Science and Mechanics
    • Jan 1987 to 1988 Director
      Center for Composite Materials and Structures
    • Jan 1975 to Jan 1983 Professor
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • Jan 1970 to Jan 1974 Associate Professor
      Engineering Science and Mechanics
    • Jan 1968 to Jan 1970 Assistant Professor
      Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
    • Jan 1966 to Jan 1967 Junior Instructor
      The Johns Hopkins University
    • Jan 1965 to Jan 1966 Junior Instructor
      The Johns Hopkins University
    • Jan 1960 to Jan 1961 Sophomore Physics Laboratory Instructor
      Western Maryland College

Awards and Honors

    • Jun  2017 Career award for pioneering contributions to science and engineering of composite materials sponsored by International Conf. Computational and Experimental Engineering and Science
    • Jan  2015 Presidential Distinguished Professor sponsored by University of Texas Arlington
    • Jan  2013 Appointed to the National Scientific Advisory Board sponsored by U.S. Air Force
    • Jan  2007 Appointed University Professor sponsored by Department of Mechanical Engineering
    • Jan  2004 Elected to the National Academy of Engineering sponsored by National Academy of Engineering
    • Dec  2001 Invited to deliver keynote address sponsored by Virginia Tech Fall Commencement Graduate Ceremony
    • Jan  1999 Appointed Editor-in-Chief sponsored by International Journal of Fatigue
    • Jan  1997 General Chairman sponsored by International Conference on Durability of Material Systems
    • Jul  1992 Appointed Deputy Director sponsored by NSF Science and Technology Center for High Performance Polymeric Adhesives and Composites
    • Jan  1992 National Data Advisory Board sponsored by committee of the National Research Council
    • Jun  1990 U.S. General Chairman sponsored by Japan U.S. Conf. on Composite Materials
    • Jan  1989 Appointed to Board of Trustees sponsored by Inst. for Standards Research
    • Sep  1988 Appointed to Advisory Board sponsored by Naval Composite Structures, DARPA
    • Aug  1988 Appointed to National Research Council Panel sponsored by Life Prediction Methodologies for Composite Materials and Structures
    • Aug  1988 Elected Chairman sponsored by Japan US Council on Composites
    • Jan  1988 Assoc. Director sponsored by NSF Science and Technology Center on Polymeric Adhesives and Composites
    • Jan  1988 Director sponsored by Va Inst. for Material Systems
    • Dec  1987 Director sponsored by Ctr. for Composite Materials and Structures
    • Oct  1987 Plenary Speaker sponsored by Inter American Conf. on Materials Technology
    • Jan  1986 High Temperature Materials Committee sponsored by National Research Council
    • Jan  1986 Vice Chairman sponsored by Administrative Board, Ctr. for Composite Materials and Structures
    • Mar  1984 Outstanding Faculty Merit Award sponsored by Order of Omega
    • Mar  1984 Outstanding Faculty Merit Award sponsored by Order of Omega
    • Jan  1983 Appointed Chairman sponsored by Committee on Composites
    • Jan  1983 Chairman sponsored by Va Tech Center for Composite Materials and Structures
    • Jan  1983 Vice Chairman sponsored by The Standing Committee on Publications of Board of Directors for publications of American Soc. for Testing and Materials
    • Feb  1982 Alumni Award for Research Excellence sponsored by Va Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ
    • Feb  1982 Award of Merit sponsored by American Soc. for Testing and Materials
    • Feb  1982 Fellow sponsored by American Soc. for Testing and Materials
    • Jan  1978 J. Shelton Horsley award sponsored by the Va Academy of Science for the most outstanding research reported before the Academy
    • Jan  1976 Outstanding Young Scientist of the Year sponsored by NSF
    • Jan  1975 Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD) sponsored by NATO Advisory Group
    • Jan  1969 Aerospace Research and Development (AGARD) sponsored by NATO Advisory Group
    • Jan  Unknown National Data Advisory Board sponsored by National Research Council
    • Jan  Unknown Served on National Research Council Panel sponsored by Life Prediction Methodologies for Composite Materials and Structures
    • Jun  1922 U.S. General Chairman sponsored by Japan-U.S. Conf. on Composite Materials
    • Jan  1922 Distinguished Research Award sponsored by American Society for Composites

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • May 2019 to May 2022 Modeling for Affordable, Sustainable Composites (MASC) sponsored by  -  $2300000
      (Funded)

Publications


      2014
      2002
      • Book
        Durability Analysis of Composite Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book
        Durability and Damage Tolerance
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book
        Fatigue of Composites
        Special issue of the International Journal of Fatigue and also Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Fatigue of Composites
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      2000
      • Book
        Recent Developments in Durability Analysis of Composite Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1998
      • Book
        Progress in Durability Analysis of Composite Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1996
      • Book
        Progress in Durability Analysis of Composite Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1995
      • Book
        Durability and Damage Tolerance
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1992
      • Book
        Local Mechanics Concepts for Composite Material Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1991
      • Book
        Fatigue of Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1982
      • Book
        Damage in Composite Materials: Basic Mechanisms, Accumulation Tolerance, and Characterization
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1980
      • Book
        Mechanics of Nondestructive Testing
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1977

      2008
      • Book Chapter
        Engineering Durability of Micro-Miniature Fuel Cells
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      2007
      • Book Chapter
        Fatigue of Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 4, 401-441.

      2006
      • Book Chapter
        Durability and Accelerated Characterization of Fuel Cells
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 53-67.

      2005
      • Book Chapter
        Durability of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      2003
      • Book Chapter
        Comprehensive Structural Integrity Volume 4: Cyclic Loading and Fatigue
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 405-442.
      • Book Chapter
        Micromechanical Models
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 413-430.

      2002
      • Book Chapter
        Fatigue of Filamentary Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Durability Analysis of Composite Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Fatigue of Composites
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 24, 2-4.
      • Book Chapter
        Strength-Based Life Prediction for Composite Material Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1998
      • Book Chapter
        Durability and Damage Tolerance of Fibrous Composite Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 35.

      1996
      • Book Chapter
        Damage Tolerance and Durability of Fibrous Material Systems: A Micro-Kinetic Approach
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Gradient Interphase Regions in Composite Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 116-117, 61-86.

      1995
      • Book Chapter
        Durability and Damage Tolerance of Composite Material Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1994
      • Book Chapter
        Education in Polymer Science
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 18-12.

      1991
      • Book Chapter
        Life Prediction Methodologies for Composite Materials: Structural Materials and Elements
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 31-42.

      1989
      • Book Chapter
        Adiabatic Thermoelastic Measurements
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1988
      • Book Chapter
        MRLife1: A Strength and Life Prediction Code for Laminated Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Characterization and Representation of High Temperature Composites
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 195-218.
      • Book Chapter
        Compressive Strength and Mode of Failure of 8H Celion 3000/PRM15 Woven Composite Material
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 10(4), 156-164.
      • Book Chapter
        Service Induced Damage in Composite Structures
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 2, 231-262.
      • Book Chapter
        The Mechanics of Microdamage in Notched Composite Laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1987
      • Book Chapter
        Life Prediction Analysis Directions and Divagations
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 5,

      1986
      • Book Chapter
        Laminate Life Prediction with a Critical Element Method
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Modeling Damage Growth in Notched Composite Laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        A Critical Element Model of the Residual Strength and Life of Fatigue Loaded Composite Coupons
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 298-313.
      • Book Chapter
        A Hybrid Approach to Composite Life Prediction
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 688-696.

      1985
      • Book Chapter
        Critical Element Concepts for Composite Structures
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 323-328.
      • Book Chapter
        On Delamination and the Damage Localization Process
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 71-87.

      1984
      • Book Chapter
        Damage Accumulation and Fracture Initiation in Composite Laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Fatigue of Composite Laminates Under Mixed Tension Compression Loading
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 2, 1103-1114.

      1983
      • Book Chapter
        Stiffness Change as a Fatigue Damage Parameter for Composite Laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1982
      • Book Chapter
        Thermography Applications to the Manufacture and Nondestructive Characterization of Composites
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Enstehen und Ausbreiton von Ermudüngsschadigüng in CFK
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Damage Mechanisms in Fatigue of Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1981
      • Book Chapter
        Thermographic Investigation of High Power Ultrasonic Heating in Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 159-164.
      • Book Chapter
        The Mechanics of Fatigue in Composite Laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 131-144.
      • Book Chapter
        Characteristic Damage States: A New Approach to Representing Fatigue Damage in Composite Laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 246-260.
      • Book Chapter
        Fatigue Damage Evaluation Through Stiffness Measurements in Boron Epoxy Laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 15, 55-70.

      1980
      • Book Chapter
        Fatigue Behavior of Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 16(6), 563-583.
      • Book Chapter
        The Mechanics of Vibrothermography
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        The Effect of Tensile Fatigue Damage on Tensile, Compressive and Bending Stiffness of Composite Laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 2(1), 18-20.
      • Book Chapter
        The Mechanics of Vibrothermography
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Thermography Applied to Reinforced Plastics
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1978
      • Book Chapter
        Observation of Fatigue Damage in Graphite Epoxy Composite Laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Characteristic Damage States in Composite Laminates
        Proc. of Workshop on Composite Materials Research
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Mechanics of Failure in Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 317.
      • Book Chapter
        Thermographic Monitoring of Damage Growth
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      1977
      • Book Chapter
        Real Time Nondestructive Evaluation of Composite Materials During Fatigue Loading
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 35(8), 50-54.

      1976
      • Book Chapter
        A Quantitative Fault Free Analysis for the Tensile Failure of Fibrous Laminated Composites
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Fatigue in Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].(638),

      1975
      • Book Chapter
        Mechanical Response of Fuel Clad with Radial Property Variations
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 1235-1243.
      • Book Chapter
        Effects of Frequency on the Mechanical Response of Two Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 115-129.
      • Book Chapter
        Frequency Dependent Fatigue Damage Modes in Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Frequency Effects on Flawed Composite Fatigue Reliability
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 425-442.

      1974
      • Book Chapter
        Frequency Dependent Fatigue Damage Modes in Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Elastoplastic Residual Stress Effects at Fatigue Crack Tips: A Numerical Analysis
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 208-209.
      • Book Chapter
        Investigation of Acoustic Emission During Fatigue Loading of Composite Specimens
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 8, 340-355.
      • Book Chapter
        Investigation of Dynamic Heat Emission Patterns in Mechanical and Chemical Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 45-58.
      • Book Chapter
        Unimod: An Applications oriented Finite Element Scheme for the Analysis of Fracture Mechanics Problems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 211-225.
      • Book Chapter
        Frequency Effects on Flawed Composite Fatigue Reliability
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Unsymmetric Deformation Fields in Symmetric geometry Specimens with Nonuniform Properties
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 183-196.
      • Book Chapter
        Determination of Fatigue Related Heat Emission in Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 14(12), 479-485.
      • Book Chapter
        The Effect of Local Yield Strength Gradients on Fatigue Crack Propagation
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 16, 105-119.

      1973
      • Book Chapter
        A Finite Element Method for the Determination of Two Dimensional Residual Stress Fields
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        A Finite Element Method for the Determination of Two Dimensional Residual Stress Fields
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Some Practical Aspects of the Effect of Local Strength Variations on Crack Formation and Fatigue Growth
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 1-6.
      • Book Chapter
        Fracture Mechanics Aspects of Non Uniform Materials Specimens
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Book Chapter
        Stochastic Aspects of Frequency Effects on the Fatigue and Fracture of Bias ply Composite Flawed Plate Specimens
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 355-368.

      1969
      • Book Chapter
        Dynamic X ray Diffraction Study of the Deformation of Aluminum Crystals
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 245, 1615-1619.

      Unknown
      • Book Chapter
        A Complete Mechanical Property Characterization of a Single Composite Spectrum
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth] (1925). 20(5), 145-152.
      • Book Chapter
        Effect of Fatigue Induced Defects on the Residual Response of Composite Laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth] (1925).

      2006
      • Conference Proceeding
        Meso-Scale Multiphysics Model of SOFC Cathode Processes
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      2005
      • Conference Proceeding
        Durability of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      2002
      • Conference Proceeding
        Property Modeling Across Transition Temperatures in Polymers: Application to Thermoplastic Systems
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 37(5), 911-920.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Characterization of Nonlinear Behavior in Woven Composite Laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 9, 249-263.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Property Modeling Across Transition Temperatures in Polymers: Application to Filled and Unfilled Polybutadiene
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 34(1), 79-90.

      2001
      • Conference Proceeding
        Property Modeling Across Transition Temperatures in PMC’s: Part I Tensile Properties
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 8(4), 217-234.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Property Modeling Across Transition Temperatures in PMC’s: Part II Bending Fatigue
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 8(4), 235-248.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Property Modeling Across Transition Temperatures in PMC’s: Part III Bending Fatigue
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 8(4), 249-261.

      2000
      • Conference Proceeding
        Life Prediction of PPS Composites Subjected to Cyclic Loading at Elevated Temperatures
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 310-317.

      1999
      • Conference Proceeding
        Thermally Activated Mechanical Composites Switches
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 8(3),

      1998
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Ligature Model for Porous Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 7(5), 127-131.

      1997
      • Conference Proceeding
        Predictive Methodologies for Elevated Temperature High-Cycle Fatigue of Structural Composite Materials
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 461.

      2001
      • Manuscript
        Property Modeling Across Transition Temperatures in Polymers: A Robust Stiffness-Temperature Model
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 42(7), 3281-3291.

      1988
      • Technical Report
        Nde Performance in Predicting Failure Strength of Spherical Composite Specimens with Implanted Flaws
        [Brosey, W.D., Calfee, M.T., Whittaker, J.W., Henneke, E.G., Post, D., Reifsnider, Kenneth, Blake, R.A.].
        https://www.osti.gov/scitech/biblio/5022236

Presentations

    • July  2018
      Reifsnider, KennethL (Author & Presenter), "The Role Of Uncertainty In Machine Learning As An Element Of Control For Material Systems And Structure", Am Soc Mechanical Engineering, Prague, Czech Republic. (July 15, 2018).
    • September  2017
      Reifsnider, KennethL (Author & Presenter), "Predictive Methodologies for Accelerated Testing and Reliability", American Society for Testing and Materials, Austin, TX. (September 23, 2017).

Students Supervised

    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Vamsee Vadlamudi,
      Predictive Performance Methodologies for Heterogeneous Materials
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Vamsee Vadlamudi,
      Predictive Methods for End of Life Prognosis in Composites
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Fazle Rabbi,
      Oxygen flux and dielectric response study of Mixed Ionic-Electronic Conducting (MIEC) heterogeneous functional materials
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Rassel Raihan,
      Dielectric Properties of Composite Materials during Damage Accumulation and Fracture
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Jon Adkins,
      Experimental Study of Tire Inner Liner
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Paul Fazzino,
      Predictive Methods for Large Scale Progressive Damage in Structural Composites for Aircraft Applications
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Roham Solasi,
      Nonlinear Response of Polymer Membranes
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Yue Zou,
      Mechanical Strength Concepts for Nano-structured Polymer Membranes for PEM Fuel Cells
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Bhavana Bommanajpeta,
      Durability of PEM Seals
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Kristoffer Ridgeway,
      Performance Evaluation Methods and Acoustic-Based NDE Techniques for High Temperature Seals in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Gang Ju,
      Durability Study and Multi-Physics Based Life Prediction Method Investigation of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Matthew Feshler,
      Mechanical Response of Polymer Membranes For PEM Fuel Cells
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Ke An,
      Mechanical properties and Electrochemical durability of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Jason Burdette,
      Response of Load-Bearing Composite Structures Exposed to Fire Experiments and Modeling
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Joe South,
      Mechanical Properties and Durability of Natural Rubber Compounds and Composites
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Xinyu Huang,
      Mechanics and Durability of Fiber Reinforced 2002 Porous Ceramic Composites
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Rob Carter,
      Characterizing the Mechanical Properties of Composite Materials Using Tubular Samples
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Blair Russell,
      Material Characterization and Life Prediction of a Carbon Fiber/Thermoplastic Matrix Composite For Use in Non-bonded Flexible Risers
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Jeremy Duthoit,
      A Micromechanics-based Method for Off-Axis Strength Prediction of Unidirectional Laminae— Approach for a Nonlinear Rubber Based Lamina
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Celine Mahieux,
      A Systematic Shiftness-Temperature Model for Polymers and Applications to the Prediction of Composite Behavior
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Jean-Matthieu Bodin,
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Brady Walther,
      An Investigation of the Tensile Strength and Stiffness of Unidirectional Polymer-Matrix, Carbon-Fiber Composites Under the Influence of Elevated Temperatures
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      James Loverich,
      Life Prediction of Composite Armor in an Unbonded Flexible Pipe
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      David Mollenhauer,
      Interlaminar Deformation at a Hole in Laminated Mollenhauer Composites: A Detailed Experimental Investigation Using Moiré Interferometry
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Celine Mahieux,
      Stress Rupture of Unidirectional Polymer Matrix Composites in Bending at Elevated Temperatures
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Ari Caliskan,
      Micromechanics-Based Approach to Predict Strength and Stiffness of Composite Materials
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Michael McClain,
      A Micromechanical Model for Predicting Tensile Strength
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Mehran Elahi,
      Fatigue Behavior of Ceramic Matrix Composites at Elevated Temperatures Under Cyclic Loading
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Nirmal Iyengar,
      Life Prediction of Fiber-Reinforced Composites:Macro- and Micro-Mechanical Modeling
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Scott Case,
      Mechanics of Fiber-Controlled Behavior in Polymeric Composite Materials
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Kin Liao,
      Tensile and Uniaxial/Multiaxial Fatigue Behavior of Ceramic Matrix Composites at Ambient and Elevated Temperatures
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Jennifer Elmore,
      Dynamic Mechanical Analysis of Graphite/Epoxy Composites with Varied Interphases
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Thomas Baxter,
      The Development and Application of the Load-Stroke Hysteresis Technique for Evaluating Fatigue Damage Development in Composite Materials
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      John Lesko,
      Interphase Properties and Their Effects on the Mechanics of Compression in Polymeric Composites
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Suresh Subramanian,
      Effect of Fiber/Matrix Interphase on the Long Term Behavior of Cross-Ply Laminates
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Eric George,
      A Method for the Ply-Level Elastic Characterization of Composite Materials Using Thick, Tubular, Angle-Ply Specimens
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Eric George,
      A Method for the Ply-Level Elastic Characterization of Composite Materials Using Thick, Tubular, Angle-Ply Specimens
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Scott Case,
      Micromechanics of Strength-Related Phenomena in Composite Materials
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Ahmad Razvan,
      Fiber Fracture in Continuous-Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials During Cyclic Loading
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Krishnan Jayaraman,
      Effect of the Interphase on the Thermo-Mechanical Response of Unidirectional Fiber-Reinforced Epoxies: Modeling Analyses and Experiments
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Robert Swain,
      The Role of the Fiber/Matrix Interphase in the Static and Fatigue Behavior of Polymeric Matrix Composite Laminates
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Jack Lesko,
      Indentation Methods of Characterization of Interface Strength and Compression Strength of Composite Materials
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Kin Liao,
      Performance Simulation of a Composite Orthopedic Implant Device
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Steve Hahn,
      Study of the Use of an End Loaded Side Supported Compression Fixture with Mixed Shear/End Loading
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Greg Carman,
      Micromechanics of Finite Length Fibers in Composite Materials
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Mohamad El-Zein,
      Strength in Notched and Impact Damaged Laminates
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Robert Swain,
      The Effect of Interlayers on the Mechanical Response of Composite Laminates Subjected to In-Plane Loading Condition
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Doron Shalev,
      Prediction Model for the Onset of Edge Effect Delamination at Holes in Composite Laminates
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Farshad Mirzadeh,
      Compressive Strength and Behavior of 8H C3000/PMR 15 Woven Composite Material
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      John Whitcomb,
      Instability related Delamination Growth of Embedded and Edge Delaminations
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Charles Bakis,
      Fatigue of Notched Carbon Epoxy Laminates During Reversed Cyclic Loads
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Frederic Cote,
      Investigation of the Tensile Strength and Tensile Modulus of Sheet Molding Compound
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      A.L. Highsmith,
      Stress Redistribution Near Microdamage in Composite Laminates
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      H.Robert Jen,
      Stress Redistribution Due to Fatigue Loading of Notched Composite Laminates
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Robert Schultz,
      Cumulative Damage Concepts for Composite Materials
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Theirry Loumont,
      A Stiffness Based Optimization Scheme for Composite Panels
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Russ Jamison,
      Fracture of Fatigue Loaded Composite Materials
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      A.L. Highsmith,
      Stiffness Reduction Resulting From Transverse Cracking in Fiber Reinforced Composite Laminates
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      John Masters,
      An Experimental Investigation of Cumulative Damage Development in Graphite Epoxy Laminates
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Daniel Wong,
      Finite Element Analysis of a Composite Box Beam
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Peter Yeung,
      Investigation of Constraint Effects on Flaw Growth in Composite Laminates
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Ahmet Talug,
      Analysis of Stress Fields in Composite Laminates with Interior Cracks
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      T.K. O'Brien,
      An Evaluation of Stiffness Reduction as a Damage Parameter and Criterion for Fatigue Failure in Composite Materials
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      James Hsieh,
      Effect of Thermal and Thermomechanical Treatment on Fatigue Crack Initiation and Propagation
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Kevin O'Brien,
      A Comparison of Damage Mechanisms to Stiffness Changes and Strength Reduction for Boron Epoxy Plates Subjected to Fatigue Loading
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      G Subbaraman,
      Carbon Activity and Related Mechanical Damage in Sodium Systems
    • Present
      Supervised Teaching Activity
      Ahmet Talug,
      The Effect of Surface Heat Treatments on Fatigue Crack Initiation
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      John Masters,
      (Non thesis)
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      R Williams,
      Energy Emission From Composite Materials During Cycled Loading
    • Present
      Postdoctoral Research Supervision
      Prasad Nair,
      Analytical and Experimental Determination of Strain Fields Near Cracks in Materials with Local Strength Gradients
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Ali Candogan,
      Investigation of Fatigue Crack Propagation in Materials with Local Strength Gradients
    • Present
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Michael Kahl,
      The Effect of Gradients in Yield Strength on Strain Distributions Near Crack Tips

Courses

      • AE 6699-014 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 101999)
        Summer - 2020
      • AE 6397-014 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 6697-014 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGRG
        (Course Id: 101998)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • ME 7399-014 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 6196-014 MECHANICAL ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 110864)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • AE 6397-014 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • AE 6697-014 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGRG
        (Course Id: 101998)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 6196-014 MECHANICAL ENGR INTERNSHIP
        (Course Id: 110864)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • ME 5698-014 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Summer - 2019
      • AE 5301-009 ADV TOPICS AEROSPACE ENGR
        (Topic: Hit HiRate composite Systems | Course Id: 101920)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 6699-014 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103490)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • AE 6297-014 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101985)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • MAE 4301-009 SPEC TOPICS MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Topic: Hit HiRate compostie systems | Course Id: 103659)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5390-009 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Hit HiRate composite Systems | Course Id: 103456)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • AE 5698-014 THESIS
        (Course Id: 101982)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 5698-014 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • ME 6699-014 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103490)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • AE 6297-014 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101985)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • AE 6397-014 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • AE 5397-014 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGINEER
        (Course Id: 112457)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • UNIV-EN 1131-001 STUDENT SUCCESS
        (Course Id: 101210)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • AE 5301-009 ADV TOPICS AEROSPACE ENGR
        (Topic: Hit HiRate composite Systems | Course Id: 101920)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6299-014 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 111984)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • ME 6699-014 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 103490)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • MAE 4301-009 SPEC TOPICS MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Topic: Hit HiRate compostie systems | Course Id: 103659)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5390-009 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Hit HiRate composite Systems | Course Id: 103456)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6297-014 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103464)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 5698-014 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103461)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 6397-014 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • AE 5301-009 ADV TOPICS AEROSPACE ENGR
        (Topic: Hit HiRate composite Systems | Course Id: 101920)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 6397-014 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • MAE 4301-009 SPEC TOPICS MECH & AERO ENGR
        (Topic: Hit HiRate composite Systems | Course Id: 103659)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5390-009 SPEC TOPICS MECH ENGR
        (Topic: Hit HiRate composite Systems | Course Id: 103456)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • MSE 5390-009 SPEC TOPICS MSE
        (Topic: Hit HiRate composite Systems | Course Id: 103531)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • ME 5398-014 THESIS
        (Course Id: 103460)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
      • ME 6397-014 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016

Service to the Profession

    • June 2016 to  Present
      Committee Chair
      International Conference on Durability of Composite Systems,”
    • June 2007 to  Present
      Committee Member
      International Conference on Micro-Miniature Fuel Cells
    • May 2004 to  Present
      Chairperson
      The 6th International Conference on Durability Analysis of Composite Materials
    • Jan 2004 to  Present
      Committee Member
      National Academy of Engineering
    • Jan 2002 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Society for Mechanical Engineering
    • Nov 2001 to  Present
      Chairperson
      The 5th International Conference on Durability Analysis of Composite Materials
    • Oct 2000 to  Present
      Committee Chair
      Fracture of Composite Materials
    • May 2000 to  Present
      Committee Chair
      Multiscale Material Modeling
    • Nov 1999 to  Present
      Committee Chair
      Structures and Materials Committee, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Aerospace Division
    • June 1999 to  Present
      Committee Chair
      Fatigue Life Prediction Methodology and Software Development
    • Nov 1995 to  Present
      Committee Chair
      ASME Winter Annual Meeting
    • Oct 1993 to  Present
      Chairperson
      American Society for Composites Annual Meeting
    • Jan 1991 to  Present
      Committee Member
      NATO Advisory group for Aerospace Research Development
    • June 1990 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Organizing Committee, Second Japan US Conf. on Composite Materials
    • Jan 1990 to  Present
      Committee Member
      American Soc. Mechanical Engineers Chair, Structures and Materials Committee Fellow
    • Nov 1989 to  Present
      Committee Chair
      Fatigue and Fracture
    • Jan 1989 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Fatigue and Fracture
    • July 1987 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Damage in Composite Materials
    • July 1987 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Fatigue of Composite Materials
    • July 1987 to  Present
      Speaker
      Int'l. Conf. on Composite Materials
    • Dec 1986 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Mechanical Behavior and NDE of Fiber Composite Materials
    • Dec 1986 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Structures and Materials Committee
    • Nov 1986 to  Present
      Chairperson
      ASTM Symp. on “Long Term Behavior,”
    • Oct 1986 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Fatigue and Fracture
    • Jan 1985 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Critical Experiments in Fatigue
    • Dec 1984 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Relationship of Physical Measurements to Long Term Behavior of Composite Structures
    • Aug 1984 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Micromechanics of Multicomponent Media: Damage
    • Jan 1983 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Conf. on Composite Materials
    • Jan 1982 to  Present
      Committee Member
      ASTM
    • Jan 1982 to  Present
      Committee Member
      ASTM
    • Nov 1980 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Damage States in Composite Materials
    • Sept 1980 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Mechanics of Nondestructive Testing
    • Jan 1980 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Damage in Composite Materials
    • Jan 1980 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Damage in Composites
    • Jan 1980 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Short Fiber Composites
    • Jan 1980 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Short Fiber Composites
    • Jan 1979 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Fatigue of Fibrous Composite Materials
    • Jan 1978 to  Present
      Session Coordinator
      11th National Symp. on Fracture Mechanics
    • Jan 1978 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Fatigue Mechanisms
    • Jan 1978 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Organizing Committee
    • Jan 1976 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Fatigue of Filamentary Composite Materials
    • Jan 1976 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Society for Experimental Stress Analysis
    • May 1974 to  Present
      Chairperson
      Fatigue in Composite Materials; Research in Progress
    • Jan 1974 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Committee E9 on Fatigue
    • Jan 1974 to  Present
      Committee Member
      E9 Executive Subcommittee
    • Jan 1974 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Fellow ASTM
    • Jan 1964 to  Present
      Committee Member
      American Inst. of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers
    • Jan 1964 to  Present
      Committee Member
      American Society for Metals
    • Aug 2002 to  Aug 2002
      Chairperson
      International Conf. On New Challenges in Mesomechanics
    • Jan 1996 to  Jan 2002
      Committee Member
      National Materials Advisory Board
    • June 2000 to  June 2000
      Chairperson
      Second International Conference on Fatigue of Composites
    • May 1999 to  June 1999
      Committee Chair
      Long Term Performance of Composite Systems in Severe Environments
    • Sept 1997 to  Sept 1997
      Chairperson
      DURACOSYS
    • Nov 1996 to  Nov 1996
      Chairperson
      ASME Winter Annual Meeting
    • Dec 1995 to  Dec 1995
      Committee Chair
      TMS/JIM Meeting
    • Nov 1994 to  Nov 1994
      Committee Chair
      Conference on Durability and Damage Tolerance
    • Jan 1988 to  Jan 1993
      Chairperson
      Board of Trustees, Inst. for Standards Research
    • June 1992 to  June 1992
      Committee Chair
      Japan-U.S. Conference on Composite Materials
    • Jan 1971 to  Jan 1992
      Committee Member
      American Assoc. of Univ. Professors
    • Jan 1974 to  Jan 1990
      Committee Member
      Subcommittee E9.03 Fatigue of Composites
    • Jan 1974 to  Jan 1990
      Committee Member
      Subcommittee E9.06 Statistical Aspects of Fatigue
    • Jan 1977 to  Jan 1988
      Editor, Associate Editor
      Composites Technology and Research
    • Sept 1987 to  Sept 1987
      Chairperson
      Conf. on COMPOSITES IN VIRGINIA
    • June 1986 to  June 1986
      Committee Member
      3rd Japan US Conf. on Composite Materials
    • June 1986 to  June 1986
      Committee Member
      First China US Conf. on Composite Materials and Structures
    • Oct 1984 to  Oct 1984
      Committee Chair
      Fatigue Damage Propagation Experiments
    • Oct 1984 to  Oct 1984
      Committee Member
      ASTM Symp. on Critical Problems on Fatigue
    • Oct 1984 to  Oct 1984
      Workshop Organizer
      Composite Materials and Structures
    • Oct 1984 to  Oct 1984
      Committee Chair
      Composite Strength and Life Estimation
    • Mar 1984 to  Mar 1984
      Committee Chair
      Composite Materials
    • June 1983 to  June 1983
      Chairperson
      Japan US Conf. on Composite Materials
    • Aug 1982 to  Aug 1982
      Committee Member
      IUTAM “Conference on Composite Materials”
    • Jan 1979 to  Jan 1981
      Committee Member
      Committee on Publications
    • Apr 1980 to  Apr 1980
      Chairperson
      Short Fiber Composite Materials
    • Jan 1973 to  Jan 1980
      Committee Member
      American Soc. of Nondestructive Testing, Educational Div. Advisory Committee
    • May 1977 to  May 1977
      Chairperson
      Materials Science
    • May 1974 to  May 1974
      Chairperson
      Materials Science