• Research Scientist
Mirmilad Mirsayar profile photo

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering: Structural Materials & Mechanics, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (2017) – with honors
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering / M. S., Mechanical Engineering: Applied Mechanics/ Solid Mechanics, Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, Iran (2011) – with honors

Research Interests

    • Multifunctional composites
    • Mechanics of advanced materials
    • Fracture, fatigue and damage mechanics across various engineering applications
    • Structural mechanics and materials at extreme environments
    • Multi-physics constitutive modeling

Awards & Honors

  • Top Reviewer Award, Journal of “Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures”, John Wiley & Sons Publications, 2017
  • Top 10 Most Cited Article since 2015 – journal of “Engineering Fracture Mechanics”
  • Several Fellowships & Grants (2014 – 2017), Texas A&M University, TX, USA
  • Distinguished Researcher of the Year between All M. S. Students of the Engineering School, Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, 2011

Selected Publications

  • Mirsayar, M. M., Hartl*, D. J., “Mixed mode fracture analysis of notched polycrystalline shape memory alloy components via strain energy density approach.” Journal of the Mechanics & Physics of Solids (submitted) [IF: 3.57] Elsevier Ltd.
  • Mirsayar*, M. M. (2018) “On fracture analysis of dental restorative materials under combined tensile-shear loading” Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 93, 170-176. [IF: 2.21] Elsevier Ltd.
  • Mirsayar, M. M., Berto, F., Aliha, M. R. M., & Park, P. (2016). Strain-based criteria for mixed-mode fracture of polycrystalline graphite. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 156, 114-123. [IF: 2.58] Elsevier Ltd.
  • Mirsayar*, M. M. (2015). “Mixed mode fracture analysis using extended maximum tangential strain criterion.” Materials & Design 86, 941-947. [IF: 4.53] Elsevier Ltd.
  • Mirsayar*, M. M., Aliha, M. R. M., & Samaei, A. T. (2014). On fracture initiation angle near bi-material notches–Effects of first non-singular stress term. Engineering fracture mechanics, 119, 124-131. [IF: 2.58] Elsevier Ltd.