Mohammad Naraghi

Assistant Professor

M Naraghi 2016 Ue

Office: HRBB 743B
Phone: 979.862.3323
Fax: 979.845.6051
Email: Naraghi@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

- Graphitic carbon-based multifunctional nanomaterials
- Fabrication and characterization of bio-inspired nanocomposites
- Experimental nanomechanics
- Electrospinning of polymeric nanofibers
- Mechanics of polymeric and biological nanofibers

Awards & Honors

  • 2009 - Best paper award, for: Naraghi M., Chasiotis I. and Hilton H. H., Theory of Designer Nano Viscoelastic Composites Proceedings World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Conference Continuum Mechanics-09, Cambridge, UK, February 24 - 26.
  • 2009 - Roger A. Strehlow Memorial Award for outstanding research accomplishment, the award is presented annually in honor of professor Strehlow to a senior graduate student in recognition of outstanding research accomplishment.
  • 2007 - First place award, in the Sandia MEMS university alliance design competition, Characterization, Reliability and Nanoscale Phenomena category.

Education

  • Ph.D Aerospace Engineering Structures and Materials University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign 2005- 2009
  • Master of Science Civil Engineering Mechanics of Materials and Structures Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran 2002-2004
  • Bachelor of Science Civil Engineering Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran 2002-2004

Selected Publications

Naraghi M., Arshad S. N. and Chasiotis I., Molecular orientation and mechanical property size effects in electrospun polyacrylonitrile nanofibers, Polymer, 7, pp. 1612-1618. 2011

Naraghi M., Filleter T., Moravsky A., Locascio M., Loutfy R. O. and Espinosa H. D., A Multiscale Study of High Performance Double-Walled Nanotube Polymer Fibers, ACS nano, 4, pp. 6463-6476. 2010

Arshad S. N., Naraghi M. and Chasiotis I., High strength carbon nanofibers derived from electrospun PAN, Carbon, 49, pp 1710-1719 2010.

Naraghi M, Ozkan T, Chasiotis I., Hazra S. S. and de Boer M. P. MEMS platform for on-chip nanomechanical experiments with strong and highly ductile nanofibers, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 20, 125022. 2010

Ozkan T, Naraghi M and Chasiotis I., Mechanical strength of vapor grown carbon nanofibers, Carbon, 48, pp. 239-244. 2010

Naraghi M. and Chasiotis I., Optimization of comb-driven devices for mechanical testing of polymeric nanofibers with large deformations, Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems 18 (5), pp. 1032-1046. 2009

Naraghi M., Chasiotis I. and Hilton H. H., Theory of Designer Nano Viscoelastic Composites, Proceedings of the World Scientific and Engineering Academy and Society Conference Continuum Mechanics 09, Cambridge, UK, February pp. 225-233. 2009

Book Chapter: Chasiotis I. and Naraghi M, Mechanics of electrospun polymer nanofibers as pre-cursors to carbon nanomaterials, in Major Accomplishments in Composite Materials and Sandwich Structures, An Anthology of ONR Sponsored Research. Editor: Emmanuel Gdoutos, Springer. 2009

Naraghi M., Chasiotis I., Kahn H., Yongkui W. and Yuris D., Novel method for mechanical characterization of polymeric nanofibers, Review of Scientific Instruments 78, pp. 085108-085108-7. 2007

Naraghi M., Chasiotis I., Kahn H., Yongkui W. and Yuris D., Mechanical deformation and failure of electrospun polyacrylonitrile nanofibers as a function of strain rate, Applied Physics Letters 91, 151901. 2007