Michael Maughan

Michael Maughan

Graduate Research Assistant

Contact Information

School of Materials Engineering
Neil Armstrong Hall of Engineering
701 West Stadium Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Advising Faculty

Head and Professor of Materials Engineering

Degree in Progress

PhD - Materials Engineering

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant MSE 250 (Spring 2014)
  • Lab Instructor MSE 235 (Fall 2014)


D. Sagapuram, M.R. Maughan, R. M’Saoubi, K.P. Trumble, S. Chandrasekar “Multi-scale characterization of shear bands in metals” Manuscript in preparation for submission to Acta Materialia, planned submission 2/2015.

M.R. Maughan, N.R. Glavin, A.A Voevodin, D.F. Bahr, “Friction properties of atomically thick direct-growth a-BN films” Manuscript in preparation for Thin Solid Films, planned submission 1/2015.

M.R. Maughan, M.T. Carvajal, D.F. Bahr, “Nanomechanical testing technique for millimeter-sized and smaller molecular crystals” International Journal of Pharmaceutics. Manuscript submitted 12/2014.

H. Askari, M.R. Maughan, N. Abdolrahim, D. Sagapuram, D.F. Bahr, H.A. Zbib, “A stochastic crystal plasticity framework for deformation of micro-scale polycrystalline materials” Int. J. Plasticity, Vol 16. pp.21-33 (2015).

M.R. Maughan and D.F. Bahr: “Dislocation activity under nanoscale contacts prior to discontinuous yield.” Mater. Res. Lett. DOI: 10.1080/21663831.2014.961663 (2014).

M.R. Maughan, H.M. Zbib, and D.F. Bahr: “Variation in the nanoindentation hardness of platinum.” J. Mater. Res., Vol. 28, No. 0 (2013).

M.R. Maughan, R.R. Stephens, D.M. Blackketter, and K.K. Rink. “Thermal stresses in bridge-wire initiators due to laser welding.” J. Electron. Packaging, Vol 131. (2009).

L.M. Thompson, M.R. Maughan, K.K. Rink, D.M. Blackketter, and R.R. Stephens: “Thermal induced stresses in bridge-wire initiator glass to metal seals.” J. Electron. Packaging, Vol 129. (2007).

Updated 01/15/2015