Dimitris Lagoudas

Professor

Senior Associate Dean for Research

University Distinguished Professor

John and Bea Slattery Chair Professor

Associate Vice Chancellor for Engineering Research

Deputy Director, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station

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Office: HRBB 602B
Phone: 979.458.1378
Fax: 979.845.6051
Email: d-lagoudas@tamu.edu

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Awards & Honors

  • SPIE Smart Structures and Materials Lifetime Achievement Award, 2012
  • Presidential Award of Excellence for Faculty Service to International Students, 2011
  • William Sweet Smith Prize, IMechE, 2008
  • ASME Adaptive Structures and Material Systems Prize, 2006.

Education

  • Postdoctoral Studies, Theoretical and Applied Physics/Mechanics, Cornell University, USA, and Max Planck Institute, Germany, 1986-88
  • Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Lehigh University, USA, 1986
  • Diploma, Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, 1982,

Selected Publications

Gardea, F., Glaz, B., Riddick, J., Lagoudas, D.C., Naraghi, M., 2016, “Thermally activated energy dissipation in semi-crystalline polymer nanocomposites,” Composites Science and Technology, pp. 275-286.

Peraza Hernandez, E.A., Hartl, D.J., Akleman, E., Lagoudas, D.C., 2016, “Modeling and analysis of origami structures with smooth folds,” Computer-Aided Design, pp. 93-106.

Baxevanis, T., Parrinello, A.F., Lagoudas, D.C., 2016, “On the driving force for crack growth during thermal actuation of shape memory alloys,” Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 89, pp. 255-271.

Jape, S., Solomou, A., Baxevanis, T., Lagoudas, D.C., 2016, “Fracture toughness of shape memory alloy actuators: effect of transformation-induced plasticity,” SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, pp. 98000C-98000C-10.

Wheeler, R., Ottmers, C., Hewling, B., Lagoudas, D.C., 2016, “Actuator lifetime predictions for Ni60Ti40 shape memory alloy plate actuators,” SPIE Smart Structures and Materials+Nondestructive Evaluation and Health Monitoring, pp. 98000E-98000E-11.

Saunders, R.N., Boyd, J.G., Hartl, D.J., Brown, J.K., Calkins, F.T., Lagoudas, D.C., 2016, “A validated model for induction heating of shape memory alloy actuators,” Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 25, Issue 4, p. 045022.

Jape, S., Baxevanis, T., Lagoudas, D.C., 2016, “Stable crack growth during thermal actuation of shape memory alloys,” Shape Memory and Superelasticity, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp. 104-113.

Solomou, A.G., Machairas, T.T., Saravanos, D.A., Hartl, D.J., Lagoudas, D.C., 2016 “A coupled layered thermomechanical shape memory alloy beam element with enhanced higher order temperature field approximations,” Journal of Intelligen Material Systems and Structures, pp. 1045389X16629572.

Gardea, F., Glaz, B., Riddick, J., Lagoudas, D.C., Naraghi, M., 2016, “Identification of energy dissipation mechanisms in CNT-reinforced nanocomposites,” Nanotechnology, Vol. 27, Issue 10, pp. 105707.

Peraza Hernandez, E.A., Hartl, D.J., Lagoudas, D.C., 2016, “Kinematics of Origami Structures with Smooth Folds,” Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics.