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Presentations

 Invited talks:

•    "Multiscale Modeling: A Hierarchical Approach to Investigate Dynamic Failure of Advanced Materials", Computational Science & Engineering Seminar Series, Purdue University. Oct. 20, 1999.

•    “Computational Modeling for Bridging Size Scales in the Failure of Solids”, Material & Processes Lab, GM Research and Development. May, 2001.

•    “Applications of Cohesive Models: From Atoms to Autos”, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University. Sept. 29, 2003.

•     “Understanding Failure of Advanced Materials and Their Interfaces: A Key Enabler for Designing Future Vehicles”, School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University. Dec. 1, 2006.

•    “Recent Progress and Current Challenges in Cohesive Zone Models Applied to the Failure of Automotive Structures”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina. Aug. 8th, 2007.

•    “Lessons learned from biomineralized marine organisms applied to the design of biomimetic materials”, Solid Mechanics @ Purdue, July, 2010

•    “Synergetic role of ultrastructure geometry and size scale in biomineralized and biomimetic materials”, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), April 2012.

 • “Mechanical Investigation of Naturally-Occurring High Performance Materials", Stanford University, March 2013. 

 Invited keynotes and plenary talks:

• “Lessons learned from biomineralized marine organisms applied to the design of biomimetic materials”, the Advances in Cement-based Materials: Characterization, Processing, Modeling and Sensing Meeting, July 11-13, 2010, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. (Invited Talk)

• “Inelastic deformation, hardening and competing failure mechanisms in biomineralized materials”, the International Plasticity Conference, Puerto-Vallarta Mexico, January 3-8, 2011. (Invited Talk)

• “Biomimetic materials design: from biomineralized marine organisms to tough composite materials”,  VIII Colombian Congress on Numerical Method, Medellin, Colombia, Aug. 10-12, 2011. (Plenary)

• “Multiscale modeling of the hierarchical structure of cellulose nanocrystals”, 48th Annual Technical meeting of the Society of Engineering Science (SES 2011), Northwestern University on Oct. 12-14, 2011. (Keynote Speaker)

 • “Multiscale computational modeling for bridging size scales in the failure of cementitious-based materials: Recent progress, current challenges, gaps and opportunities”, NSF US-Poland workshop on Multiscale Computational Modeling of Cementitious Materials (MCMoCM 2012) Cracow, Poland, October 18-19, 2012

 Conference Presentations and posters:

  1. P. D. Zavattieri, E. A. Dari and G. C. Buscaglia, “Non-differentiable optimization in the generation of three-dimensional finite element meshes” (“Optimización  no diferenciable en la generación de mallas tridimensionales de elementos finitos”), 9o Congreso sobre Métodos Numéricos y sus  Aplicaciones, ENIEF'95, held in S.C. de Bariloche, Argentina, Nov. 1995. (Talk given by P.D. Zavattieri)
  2. H. D. Espinosa, P. D. Zavattieri and S. Dwivedi,  "A continuum-discrete finite deformation multiple-plane microcracking and fragmentation model with mesh adaptivity", Symposium on the Dynamic Deformation and Failure Mechanics of Materials, Honoring Rodney J. Clifton, California Institute of Technology, CA, May 22-24, 1997.
  3. H. D. Espinosa, H-C. Lu and P. D. Zavattieri, "Failure identification and modeling of glass fiber composites during impact", Symposium on Mechanics of Composites, McNU'97, Northwestern University, Chicago, June 29-July 2, 1997.
  4. H. D. Espinosa, P. D. Zavattieri and S. Dwivedi, "Computational modeling of ballistic impact in multilayered material/structure system", ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, Nov. 16-22, 1997.
  5. H. D. Espinosa, S. Dwivedi, P. D. Zavattieri and P.V. Raghuram, "Modeling size effects in brittle materials undergoing damage and fragmentation", 13th USNCAM, U.S. National Congress of Applied Mechanics, FL, Jun. 13, 1998.
  6. H. D. Espinosa, P. D. Zavattieri and S. Dwivedi, "Mesh adaptivity applied to the solution of large deformation dynamic fields", 13th USNCAM, U.S. National Congress of Applied Mechanics, FL, Jun. 13, 1998.
  7. P.D. Zavattieri and H.D. Espinosa, “An investigation of rate dependent decohesion for capturing damage kinetics in brittle materials”, 20th International congress of theoretical and applied mechanics, ICTAM 2000, Chicago, IL, 27 Aug.-2 Sept. , 2000. (Talk given by P.D. Zavattieri)
  8. P.D. Zavattieri and H.D. Espinosa, “Grain level analysis of ceramic microstructure subjected to dynamic loading",  Symposium in honor of Sia Nemat-Nasser on Experiments and Modeling of Failure of Modern materials , 2001 Mechanics and materials conference, San Diego, CA,  June 2001.
  9. P.D. Zavattieri and H.D. Espinosa, " Stochastic modeling of brittle failure", Symposium on Modeling and Simulation of Micro and Nano  Systems, 6th U.S. Congress on Computational Mechanics, Dearborn, MI, August 2001. (Talk given by P.D. Zavattieri)
  10. H.D. Espinosa, P.D. Zavattieri and S. Lee, "Grain level modeling of fragmentation in MEMS materials ",Symposium on Modeling and Simulation of Micro and Nano  Systems, 6th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Deaborn, MI,  August 2001.
  11. H.D. Espinosa, P.D. Zavattieri and S.-S Lee, “Grain level analysis of fracture initiation and evolution in brittle materials”, 14th U.S. National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, June 2002.
  12. S. Li, M.D. Thouless, A.M. Waas, J. Schroeder and P. Zavattieri , “Use of Cohesive-Zone Models to Analyze the Adhesive Bonding of Polymer-Matrix Composites”, 26th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Feb. 23-26, 2003.
  13. J. Gullickson, P.D. Zavattieri, L.G. Hector Jr, A.F. Bower and A. Needleman, “Atomistically-informed cohesive zone laws: A methodology for linking chemical bonding with plasticity”, Symposium on Fundamentals and Applications of cohesive laws, 7th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Albuquerque, NM, July 2003.
  14.  P.D. Zavattieri, “Dynamic crack propagation in thin-walled structures”, Symposium on Fundamentals and Applications of Cohesive Models, 7th National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Albuquerque, NM, July 2003. (Talk given by P. Zavattieri).
  15. P. Zavattieri, “A cohesive zone model for ductile crack propagation in thin-walled structures”, Symposium on modeling and solutions for ductile fracture of the 3rd MIT Conference on Computational Fluid and Solid Mechanics, MIT, July 2005. (Talk given by P. Zavattieri).
  16. H. Tao, W. Tong, L.G. Hector and P. Zavattieri, “Deformation and Failure Behavior of Resistance Spot Welded Dual Phase Steel”, presented in the Micro- and Nanomechanics of Structural Materials Symposium of the Material Research Society (MRS) 2005 Fall Meeting (Symposium AA: Micro- and Nanomechanics of Structural Materials,), Boston, MA, Nov. 2005.
  17. H. Tao,  W. Tong,  L.G. Hector Jr., and  P. Zavattieri, “On the Fracture of Spot-Welded Dual-Phase Steel Plates”, Society for Experimental Mechanics Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental & Applied Mechanics, St. Louis, MO , June 4–7, 2006.
  18. P.D. Zavattieri, L.G. Hector Jr., A.F. Bower, “Cohesive zone simulations of crack growth along a rough interface between two elastic-perfectly plastic solids”, presented at the Symposium on Cohesive zone modeling: recent trends and engineering applications, 7th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, held in Los Angeles, CA, July 17-21, 2006. (Talk given by P. Zavattieri).
  19. P.D. Zavattieri, L.G. Hector Jr., A.F. Bower, “Toughening of a Dissimilar Material Interface with a Non-Planar Morphology”, ASME Winter Annual Meeting , Chicago, IL,  Nov. 5-10 , 2006. (Talk given by P. Zavattieri).
  20. P.D Zavattieri, C. T. Wu and Y. Guo “A study of crack propagation using a cohesive-zone approach in XFEM and the interface element method”, 9th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, San Francisco, CA, July 23-26, 2007. (Talk given by P. Zavattieri).
  21.  Y. Guo, C.T. Wu, P.D. Zavattieri and T. Belytschko “Crack Analysis in shell structures with XFEM”, 9th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, San Francisco, CA, July 23-26, 2007.
  22. Z. Wei, X. Deng, M.A. Sutton, P. Zavattieri and C-S. Cheng, “Simulation and prediction of crack growth in ductile thin sheets subjected to combined in-plane and out-of-plane loading”, Eighth International Conference on Fundamentals of Fracture (ICFF), Hong Kong and  Guangzhou, China, 3-7 January 2008.
  23. C. Churchill, J. Shaw, L. Hector Jr. P.D. Zavattieri, “Shakedown Response of Shape Memory Alloy Wire: Experiments and Modeling”, International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), San Diego, CA, March 9-13, 2008.
  24. M.D. Thouless, C. Sun, A.M. Waas, J. A. Schroeder and P.D. Zavattieri, “Ductile-brittle transitions during the fracture of plastically-deforming adhesively-bonded joints”, Symposium of the American Chemical Society meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 2008.
  25.  L.G. Hector Jr., P.D. Zavattieri, J.R. Fekete, “Propagating Deformation Bands in Twinning Induced Plasticity Steel from Digital Image Correlation”, 2008 MS&T Conference Steel Metallurgy Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, October 5-9, 2008
  26. V. Savic, L.G. Hector, P.D. Zavattieri, W. Tong, “Deformation and fracture of TRIP 700 steel by Digital Image Correlation”, 2008 MS&T Conference Steel Metallurgy Symposium, Pittsburgh, PA, October 5-9, 2008
  27. Z. Wei, X. Deng, M.A. Sutton, P. Zavattieri and C-S. Cheng, “Crack Growth in Ductile Thin Sheets Under Local Mixed-Mode I/II/III Conditions”, Symposium Honoring Professor J. W. Hutchinson, ASME IMECE, Boston, MA, Oct. 31-Nov.6,  2008.
  28. L. Hector Jr. P. Zavattieri, V. Savic, J. Fekete, “Serrated Flow and the Portevin-LeChatelier Effect” , Dislocations: 75 Years of Deformation Mechanisms: Effects of obstacles, surfaces, and scale on dislocation generation and motion, TMS, San Francisco, Ca,  February 15-19, 2009
  29.   J.E. Rim, P.D. Zavattieri, H.D. Espinosa, “Numerical studies and dimensional analysis for designing bio-inspired composites materials”, poster in the symposium "Structure-Property Relationships in Biomineralized and Biomimetic Composites”, MRS-spring meeting to be held in San Francisco, CA, in April 13-17, 2009.
  30. M.Cooper, K. Frank, P. Russel, M. Water, A. Strachan and P.Zavattieri, “Mechanical analysis of Macromodels of biomimetic composite materials using rapid prototyping techniques”, oral presentation in the symposium "Structure-Property Relationships in Biomineralized and Biomimetic Composites”, MRS-spring meeting to be held in San Francisco, CA, in April 13-17, 2009.
  31. V. Savic, P. Zavattieri, L. Hector, “Propagating Deformation Bands in TWIP Steel from Digital Image Correlation”, SAE 2010 World Congress, Detroit, MI, April 12-15,  2010.
  32. A. Juster, F. Latourte, P. Zavattieri, H. D. Espinosa, “Novel synthetic material mimicking mechanisms from natural nacre”, Society for Experimental Mechanics SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on  Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Indianapolis, IN,  June7-10 2010.
  33. L.G. Hector, Jr, P.D. Zavattieri, “Nucleation and propagation of Portevin-Le Châtelier Bands in autenitic steel with twinning induced plasticity”, Society for Experimental Mechanics SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on  Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Indianapolis, IN,  June7-10 2010.
  34. P.D. Zavattieri, J.E. Rim, A. Juster, F. Latourte, H.D. Espinosa, “A dimensional analysis framework for the designing of bio-inspired composite material through modeling and experiments”, symposium “Mechanics of Biological and Bioinspired Materials”, 16th US National Congress of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics Conference – USNCTAM2010.
  35. F. Cordisco, P. Zavattieri, “Micromechanics of patterned  interfaces”,  Minisymposum on Modeling of materials for coupled problems, Fracture and Failure  “Cohesion and Adhesion: Modeling and Experiments” of the MECOM2010-CILAMCE2010, 15-18 November 2010 | Buenos Aires, Argentina
  36.  P. Zavattieri, Invited Talk: “Lessons learned from biomineralized marine organisms applied to the design of biomimetic materials”, the Advances in Cement-based Materials: Characterization, Processing, Modeling and Sensing Meeting, July 11-13, 2010, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
  37. P. Zavattieri, Invited Talk:  “Inelastic deformation, hardening and competing failure mechanisms in biomineralized materials”, the International Plasticity Conference, Puerto-Vallarta Mexico, January 3-8, 2011. Symposium: “Plasticity in Biomaterials”
  38. P.D. Zavattieri, Horacio Espinosa,”Geometry and size effects in the design of biomimetic materials: Modeling and experiments”, International Conference on Mechanical Behavior of Materials (ICM11), Lake Como, Italy, June 5-11, 2011
  39. P.D. Zavattieri, F.A. Cordisco, L.G. Hector Jr. , A.F. Bower, “Numerical studies of crack propagation along patterned bimaterial interfaces”, International Conference on Mechanical Behavior of Materials (ICM11), Minisymposia "Fundamentals of Cohesive Zone Models"  Lake Como (Italy), June 5-11, 2011.
  40.  P.D. Zavattieri, F. Dri, A. Martini, R. Moon, “Multiscale modeling of the hierarchical structure of cellulose nanocrystals”, 2011 TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for renewable materials, Washington D.C., June 6-8, 2011.
  41.  D. Restrepo, N. D. Mankame, P.D. Zavattieri, “Shape Memory Polymer-based cellular materials”, SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Mohegan Sun, Connecticut, June, 2011.
  42.  P. Zavattieri, Plenary Talk: “Biomimetic materials design: from biomineralized marine organisms to tough composite materials”,  VIII Colombian Congress on Numerical Method, Medellin, Colombia, Aug. 10-12, 2011. 
  43.  P.D. Zavattieri, F. Dri, A. Martini, R. Moon, Keynote talk: “Multiscale modeling of the hierarchical structure of cellulose nanocrystals”, 48th Annual Technical meeting of the Society of Engineering Science (SES), Northwestern University on Oct. 12-14, 2001.
  44.  Isaias Gallana, Pablo D. Zavattieri, “Synergetic role of microstructural geometry and size in biomineralized materials”,ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Boulder, CO, Nov. 11-17, 2011. 
  45. D. Restrepo, N. D. Mankame, P.D. Zavattieri, “Shape Memory Polymer-based programmable cellular materials”, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Boulder, CO, Nov. 11-17, 2011.
  46.  L.G. Hector Jr, F.C. Antico, P. D. Zavattieri, “Adhesion of Nickel-Titanium Shape Memory Alloy Wires to Polymeric Materials: Theory and Experiment”, From Macro to Nano, Understanding Mechanical Behavior across Length Scales: A Structural Materials Division Symposium in Honor of Robert Ritchie, 2012 TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Orlando, FL, March, 11-15, 2012. 
  47. D. Restrepo, N. D. Mankame, P.D. Zavattieri, “Smart cellular materials with programmable effective response”, Symposium on multiscale modeling & simulation of complex materials and systems, 12th Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics, PACAM XII,, Port of Spain, Trinidad, January 2-6, 2012.
  48.  P.D. Zavattieri, F. Dri, A. Martini, R. Moon,“ Modeling of the hierarchical structure of cellulose nanocrystals: from atoms to continuum”, Symposium on multiscale modeling & simulation of complex materials and systems, 12th Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics, PACAM XII,, Port of Spain, Trinidad, January 2-6, 2012.
  49. Q. Wang, J.F. Rave Arango, B. Weden, P. Zavattieri, D. Kisailus, “Structure-function relationships in biologically mineralized composites”, Symposium on multiscale modeling & simulation of complex materials and systems, 12th Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics, PACAM XII,, Port of Spain, Trinidad, January 2-6, 2012.
  50. I. Gallana and P. Zavattieri, “Size scales in biomineralized and biomimetic materials”, SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Costa Mesa, CA, June, 2012.
  51. P.D. Zavattieri, F. Dri, A. Martini, R. Moon, “Mechanics of the hierarchical structure of cellulose nanocrystals”, SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Costa Mesa, CA, June, 2012

     



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