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Dr Rassel Raihan

[Dr Md Rassel Raihan]

Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Last Updated: July 28, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Manufacturing of multi-scale (micro-/nano-phased) and multifunctional heterogeneous structural composites

3d image based multi-physics of nano-micro-structure of heterogeneous materials (e.g. polymer composite, ceramics in fuel cell and nuclear applications)

Multi-physical and Data Driven predictive performance, multi-scale degradation mechanisms, durability and prognosis of heterogeneous material system, i.e., structural composite, SOFC fuel cell, Adhesive bond

Synergy of structural, electromagnetic and thermal behavior of heterogeneous materials systems

Adhesion, degradation mechanisms and durability in joints and interfaces.
Manufacturing and Application of Electrospun Multi-functional fibers and mats

Research Keywords

Research Keywords
Damage, Composites, SOFC, Multi-functional composites, Data Driven Prognosis

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Material Science, Engineering Statics, Solid Mechanics, Introduction to Composite Materials, Experimental Characterization of Advanced Composite Materials

Biography

Biography

Rassel Raihan, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) Department. Prior joining MAE department, he was a Research Engineer III for Institute of Predictive Performance Methodologies (IPPM) at University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI). His research focuses on the damage and life prediction of heterogeneous materials, Adhesively Bonded Joints and Multifunctional Composites. Dr. Raihan was in University of South Carolina as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in HeteroFoam Center. He obtained his PhD in August 2014 and Master of Engineering in December 2012 from University of South Carolina in Mechanical Engineering. He finished B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 2007.

Education

Education

    • 2014 PhD in Mechanical Engineering
      University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
    • 2012 MS in Mechanical Engineering
      University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
    • 2007 BS in Mechanical Engineering
      Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Licensure and Certifications

Licensure and Certifications

    • 2020 Certificate in Effective College Instruction, THE ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY EDUCATORS AND THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION
    • 2020 Peer Observation , University of Texas at Arlington

Appointments

Appointments

    • Apr 2015 to Aug 2019 Research Engineer III
      UTARI, UTA (Fort Worth, TX, United States)
    • Nov 2014 to Mar 2015 Post Doctoral Fellow
      Mechanical Engineering , University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC, United States)

Memberships

    • May 2015 to Present Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)

Awards and Honors

    • May  2019 Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) Young Professionals Emerging Leadership Award sponsored by Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)

News Articles

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

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    • May 2019 to May 2024 Modeling for Affordable, Sustainable Composites (MASC) sponsored by  -  $3300000
      (Funded)

Publications


      2020
      • Book Chapter
        Durability of aerospace material systems
        Durability of Composite Systems
        [Reifsnider, KennethL, Iarve, EV, Raihan, Rassel, Adluru, HK, Hoos, KH]. 107--163. "Woodhead Publishing".
      • Book Chapter
        Durability of bonded composite systems
        Durability of Composite Systems
        [Raihan, Rassel, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee]. 383--401. "Woodhead Publishing".
      • Book Chapter
        Durability of composite materials for nuclear energy systems
        Durability of Composite Systems
        [Brinkman, KyleS, Grote, Rob, Reifsnider, KennethL, Cao, Ye, Raihan, Rassel, Vadlamudi, Vamsee]. 313--340. "Woodhead Publishing".

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        RealPi2dDIC: A Low-cost and open-source approach to in situ 2D Digital Image Correlation (DIC) applications
        [Das, ParthaPratim, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Raihan, Rassel]. 13, 100645. "Elsevier". Published.

      2020
      • Journal Article
        Smart Self-Sensing Composite: Piezoelectric and Magnetostrictive FEA Modeling and Experimental Characterization Using Wireless Detection Systems
        [Qhobosheane, RelebohileGeorge, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Das, ParthaPratim, Rahman, Minhazur, Rabby, MonjurMorshed, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Raihan, Rassel]. Sensors. 20(23), 6906. "Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute".

      2019
      • Journal Article
        Identification of current material state in composites using a dielectric state variable
        [Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Shaik, Rauhon, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Iarve, Endel]. Composites. Part A, Applied Science and Manufacturing. 124, 105494. "Elsevier".
      • Journal Article
        Morphology Drivers for Irreversible Species Diffusion and Transport in HeteroFoaMs
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth, Cao, Ye, Raihan, Rassel, Vadlamudi, Vamsee]. Journal of the Electrochemical Society. 167(5), 054505. "IOP Publishing".

      2017
      • Journal Article
        Critical path-driven property and performance transitions in heterogeneous microstructures
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth, Rabbi, Fazle, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Raihan, Rassel, Brinkman, Kyle]. Journal of Materials Science. 52(9), 4796--4809. "Springer US".
      • Journal Article
        Multiphysics based simulation of damage progression in composites
        [Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 8(5), 389--404. "Scientific Research Publishing".

      2016
      • Journal Article
        Heterogeneous fracture mechanics for multi-defect analysis
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth, Raihan, MDRassel, Vadlamudi, Vamsee]. Composite Structures. 156, 20--28. "Elsevier".

      2015
      • Journal Article
        Composite materials damage modeling based on dielectric properties
        [Raihan, Rassel, Rabbi, Fazle, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Reifsnider, Kenneth, others]. 6(11), 1033. "Scientific Research Publishing".
      • Journal Article
        Dielectric signatures and interpretive analysis for changes of state in composite materials
        [Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Cacuci, Dan, Liu, Qianlong]. 95(10), 1037--1045.

      2014
      • Journal Article
        Meso-design of heterogeneous dielectric material systems: Structure property relationships
        [Baker, Jeffrey, Adkins, JonMichael, Rabbi, Fazle, Liu, Qianlong, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Raihan, Rassel]. Journal of Advanced Dielectrics. 4(02), 1450008. "The Authors".
      • Journal Article
        Nano-Mechanics foundations and experimental methodologies for multiphysics prognosis of functional behaviour in heterogeneous functional materials (HeteroFoaM)
        [Raihan, R, Liu, Qianlong, Reifsnider, KL, Rabbi, Fazle]. 10, 285--293. "Elsevier".
      • Journal Article
        Relationship of dielectric property change to composite material state degradation
        [Raihan, Rassel, Adkins, Jon-Michael, Baker, Jeffrey, Rabbi, Fazle, Reifsnider, Kenneth]. Composites Science and Technology. 105, 160--165. "Elsevier".

      2013
      • Journal Article
        Rational durability design of heterogeneous functional materials: Some first principles
        [Reifsnider, KL, Raihan, R, Liu, Qianlong]. 49(1), 21--34. "Springer US".

      2012
      • Journal Article
        Heterofoam: new concepts and tools for heterogeneous functional material design
        [Reifsnider, KL, Rabbi, F, Raihan, R, Liu, Q, Majumdar, P, Du, Y, Adkins, JM]. 236, 155--164. "John Wiley \& Sons, Inc. Hoboken, NJ, USA".

      In Process
      • Conference Proceeding
        Performance Prediction of Structural Capacitors Under Mechanical, Thermal and Environmental Loading Conditions
        CAMX 2019, ANAHEIM, CA
        [Shaik, RauhonAhmed, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Mazed, RahmanJani, Pisal, DeepakShantaram, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth]. Published.

      2020
      • Conference Proceeding
        Assessment of Material State for Predicting the Durability of Composites
        [Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Das, ParthaPratim, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Performance Enhancement and Prediction of Composite Materials with Embedded Electrospun Piezoelectric Sensors
        [Mazed, RahmanJani, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Ahmed, MdRiaz Uddin, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Unsupervised Learning Methods for Identification of Defects in Heterogeneous Materials
        [Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      2019
      • Conference Proceeding
        Damage precursor identification in composite laminates using data driven approach
        AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum
        [Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Md Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 0401.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Defect coupling: The last frontier in predicting the strength, life, and durability of fiber reinforced composite laminates
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth, Raihan, MD, Vadlamudi, Vamsee].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Design of embedded wireless sensors for real-time and in-situ strain sensing of fiber reinforced composites
        [Qhobosheane, RelebohileGeorge, Islam, Sujjatul, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Shen, Wen].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Structural Health Monitoring of Fiber-Reinforced Composite Using Wireless Magnetostrictive Sensors
        [Islam, Sujjatul, Qhobosheane, RelebohileGeorge, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Shen, Wen].

      2018
      • Conference Proceeding
        DATA DRIVEN COMPOSITES: THE CHALLENGE AND PATHS FORWARDS
        [Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Detection and prediction of defects in composite materials using di-electric characterization and neural networks
        [Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Nandini, Aishwarya, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Dielectric property investigation of degraded pre-preg and performance prediction of the final composite part
        [Nandini, Aishwarya, Shute, Nina, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Effects of Build Parameters on the Mechanical and Di-Electrical Properties of AM parts
        [Munaganuru, SaiSri Nidhi, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Shaik, RauhonAhmed, Adluru, HariK, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Global Prediction of Discrete Local Damage Interactions Using Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy
        [Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Shaik, RauhonAhmed, Nandini, Aishwarya, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Iarve, Endel].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Molecular Dynamics for the Prediction of the Interfacial Shear Stress and Interface Dielectric Properties of Carbon Fiber Epoxy Composites
        [Chahal, Rajni, Adnan, Ashfaq, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Raihan, Rassel, Ting Wu, Yuan, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Morphological Study of Dispersion Phases in Heterogeneous Waste Form Materials for Efficient Nuclear Waste Containment
        TMS Annual Meeting \& Exhibition
        [Patel, K, Riaz, M, Rabbi, F, Raihan, R, Reifsnider, K]. 399--410.
      • Conference Proceeding
        State Variable Methods of Assessment, Prognosis, and Control of Composite and Bonded Structures
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth, Raihan, Rassel, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu].
      • Conference Proceeding
        The role of uncertainty in machine learning as an element of control for material systems and structures
        Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
        [Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Raihan, MdRassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth]. 51685, V06BT06A077.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Variability of Mechanical and Dielectric Properties in Testing Electrospun PAN Nanofiber Mat
        Proceedings of the American Society for Composites—Thirty-third Technical Conference
        [ISAAC, BLESSON, TAYLOR, ROBERT, REIFSNIDER, KENNETH, RAIHAN, RASSEL, ADNAN, ASHFAQ].

      2017
      • Conference Proceeding
        Electrospinning Approach for the Improvement of Mechanical and Shielding Properties of Nanofiber Mats
        Proceedings of the American Society for Composites—Thirty-second Technical Conference
        [ISAAC, BLESSON, TAYLOR, ROBERT, ADNAN, ASHFAQ, RAIHAN, RASSEL].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Predicting Adhesive Bond Performance Based on Initial Dielectric Properties
        [Banerjee, PriyanshuKumar, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Quality assessment of adhesive bond based on dielectric properties
        [Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Banerjee, PriyanshuKumar, Dave, Chaitanya, Mahmood, Anik, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Study of Defect Coalescence in Heterogeneous Material Systems using Broad Band Dielectric Spectroscopy.
        [Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Banerjee, PriyanshuKumar, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth].

      2016
      • Conference Proceeding
        Dielectric Assessment of Composite Damage States
        [Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Raihan, Rassel, Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Heterogeneous Fracture Mechanics Representations of the Effects of Defects from Manufacturing to End of Life
        [Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Raihan, Rassel, Rabbi, Fazle].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Performance and Strength Prediction of Composite Materials Based on Dielectric Property Investigation
        [Raihan, Rassel, Vadlamudi, Vamsee, Rabbi, Fazle, Reifsnider, Kenneth].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Predicting Material State Change Using Dielectric Response Study
        DURACOSYS
        [VADLAMUDI, VAMSEE, RAIHAN, RASSEL, REIFSNIDER, KENNETH].

      2015
      • Conference Proceeding
        Effect of Manufacturing on the Dielectric Properties of Composite Materials
        American Society of Composites-30th Technical Conference
        [Baker, Jeffrey, Haider, MohammadFaisal, Raihan, Rassel, REIFSNIDER, KENNETH].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Environmental Effects on the Dielectric Response of Composite Materials During Damage Development
        SAMPE Baltimore 2015
        [Raihan, Md, Baker, Jeffrey, Reifsnider, KL].

      2013
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Dielectric Spectroscopy Method of Directly Assessing Composite Micro-State Evolution During Manufacturing and Deformation
        Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)
        [Raihan, R, Reifsnider, K, Rabbi, F, Baker, J, Adkins, JM, Liu, Q].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Generalized Compliance, A New Technique for Progressive Damage Analysis in Composite Materials
        The 19th International Conference on Composite Materials
        [Raihan, MR, Reifsnider, KL].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Multiphysics analysis of mechanical and physical property changes during progressive damage of composite materials
        Proceedings of the American Society for Composites 2013-Twenty-Eighth Technical Conference
        [REIFSNIDER, KENNETH, RAIHAN, RASSEL, LIU, QIANLONG].
      • Conference Proceeding
        Study of Damage Evolution in Composite Materials Using 3D X-ray Microscope
        SAMPE 2013 conference
        [Majumdar, PrasunK, Reifsnider, KennethL, Raihan, MdR, Haider, MohammadFaisal]. 6--9.

      2012
      • Conference Proceeding
        Multi-Physics Functional Design of HeteroFoaM Nanomaterials for Energy Systems
        AIP Conference Proceedings
        [Reifsnider, Ken, Rabbi, Fazle, Raihan, Rassel].

      2011
      • Conference Proceeding
        Durability Methodologies for Material Systems
        Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference
        [Reifsnider, Kenneth, Raihan, Rassel, Majumdar, Prasun]. 44564, 1043--1050.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Effect of Porous Electrode Morphology on Broadband Dielectric Characteristics of SOFC and Methodologies for Analytical Predictions
        International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology
        [Majumdar, Prasun, Raihan, Md, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Rabbi, Fazle]. 54693, 259--266.

      2020
      • Other
        Systems And Methods For Wireless Strain Sensing
        [Shen, Wen, Reifsnider, Kenneth, Raihan, MdRassel, Qhobosheane, Relebohile].

      2018
      • Other
        Systems And Methods For Assessing The Quality Of Adhesive Bonds
        [Reifsnider, KennethL, Raihan, MdRassel, Elenchezhian, MuthuRam Prabhu, Banerjee, PriyanshuKumar, Dave, Chaitanya, Vadlamudi, Vamsee].

      2014
      • Other
        Dielectric properties of composite materials during damage accumulation and fracture
        [Raihan, Md]. "University of South Carolina".

Presentations

    • April  2020
      Raihan, Md Rassel, "Adhesive Bond: From Surface Preparation to Performance and Durability", MAE-UTA, MAE-UTA. (April 24, 2020).

Students Supervised

    • 2020
      Undergraduate Supervised Research
      Both students worked on Research Experience for Undergraduates (REP) project. Monalisa Karim and Damon Latham win 1st place for REU projects for UTA Virtual Innovation Day. (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Dec 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Md Ishak Khan, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      Nanoscale Mechanics of Disordered Biomolecules in Brain
    • Nov 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Rajni Chahal, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Nov 2020
      Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Behzad Farhang, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • July 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Raufur Chowdhury , (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • July 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Khandakar Abu Hasan Al Mahmud, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      A MOLECULAR SCALE STUDY OF CAVITATION GROWTH AND SHOCK RESPONSE IN SOFT MATERIALS
    • May 2020
      Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Raufur Chowdhury , (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Apr 2020
      Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Md Ishak Khan, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Apr 2020
      Master's Thesis Committee Member
      Bharath Ravichander, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
    • Nov 2019
      Doctoral Comprehensive Exam Committee Member
      Rajni Chahal, (Mech and Aero Engineering)

Courses

      • MAE 1312-002 ENGINEERING STATICS
        (Course Id: 103599)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6397-005 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • AE 6397-005 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101994)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • AE 6697-005 RESEARCH IN AEROSPACE ENGRG
        (Course Id: 101998)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • MAE 1312-002 ENGINEERING STATICS
        (Course Id: 103599)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6397-005 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • AE 6297-005 RESEARCH AEROSPACE ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 101985)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • MAE 1312-002 ENGINEERING STATICS
        (Course Id: 103599)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • ME 6397-005 RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 103485)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020

Service to the Profession

    • Past to  May 2019
      Session Chair (Charlotte, North Carolina, United States)
      Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)
    • Past to  May 2018
      Session Chair (Long Beach, California, United States)
      Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)
    • Past to  June 2016
      Editor, Conference Proceedings (Arlington, Texas, United States)
      UTA
      Local organizer and Editor of DURACOSYS2016 (DURACOSYS 2016: 12th International Conference on Durability of Composite Systems) at University of Texas at Arlington

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Feb 2020 to  Feb 2020
      Volunteer (Dallas, Texxas, United States)
      Perot Museum Engineers Week
      Displayed research demo to school students. Main goal of this was to encourage next generation for STEM education.
    • Past to  Nov 2017
      Program Organizer (Fort Worth, Texas, United States)
      UTA
      Organized a workshop on Composite Materials Manufacturing, Testing and Characterization for High School STEM students