Washington State University

Sinisa Mesarovic - Professor

The School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Sinisa Mesarovic - Professor

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Sinisa Mesarovic

Contact Information:

office EE/ME 145
telephone 509 335 7936
e-mail mesarovic@mme.wsu.edu
Postal mail Sinisa Mesarovic
School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering
Washington State University
PO BOX 642920
Pullman, WA 99164-2920

Joined MME in 2001;
Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences from Harvard University in 1996

Research Interests:

  • Plasticity of crystals and interfaces
  • Micromechanics of granular materials
  • Computational methods for coupled moving boundaries problems (phase transformations, wetting)
  • Collective behavior of carbon nanotubes
  • Multiscale/multiphysics modeling
  • Contact and adhesion mechanics

Recent Publications:

  • Mesarovic, S.Dj., Forest, S. & Jaric, J.P. 2015 Size-dependent energy in crystal plasticity and continuum dislocation models. Proc. R. Soc. A 471, 20140868. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspa.2014.0868
  • Torabi, H., Radhakrishnan, H. & Mesarovic, S.Dj. 2014 Micromechanics of collective buckling in CNT turfs. J. Mech. Phys. Solids 72, 144-160. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmps.2014.07.009
  • Radhakrishnan, H., Mesarovic, S.Dj., Qiu, A. & Bahr, D.F. 2013 Phenomenological constitutive model for a CNT turf. Int. J. Solids Structures 50, 2224-2230. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0020768313001340
  • Mesarovic, S.Dj., Padbidri, J.M, & Muhunthan, B. 2012 Micromechanics of dilatancy and critical state in granular matter. Geotechnique Letters 2, 61-66. http://dx.doi.org/10.1680/geolett.12.00015
  • Padbidri, J.M, Hansen, C.M, Mesarovic, S.Dj. & Muhunthan, B. 2012 Length scale for transmission of rotations in dense granular materials. J. Appl. Mech. 79, 031011. http://dx.doi.org/10.1115/1.4005887
  • Asle Zaeem, M., El Kadiri, H., Mesarovic, S.Dj., Horstemeyer, M.F. & Wang, P.T. 2011 Effect of the compositional strain on the diffusive interface thickness and on the phase transformation in a phase-field model for binary alloys. J. Phase Equilibria and Diffusion 32, 302-308. doi: 10.1007/s11669-011-9905-y
  • Qiu, A., Bahr, D.F., Zbib, A.A., Bellou, A., Mesarovic, S.Dj., McClain, D., Hudson, W., Jiao, J., Kiener, D. & Cordill, M.J. 2011 Local and non-local behavior and coordinated buckling of CNT turfs. Carbon 49, 1430-1438. doi: 10.1016/j.carbon.2010.12.011
  • Asle-Zaeem, M. & Mesarovic S.Dj. 2011 Morphological instabilities in thin films: Evolution maps. Comp. Mater. Science. 50, 1030-1036. doi: 10.1016/j.commatsci.2010.10.043
  • Padbidri, J. & Mesarovic S.Dj. 2011 Acceleration of DEM algorithm for quasistatic processes. Int. J. Numer. Meth. Engng 2011; 86:816–828. doi:10.1002/nme.3076
  • Mesarovic, S.Dj. 2010 Plasticity of crystals and interfaces: From discrete dislocations to size-dependent continuum theory. Theor. Appl. Mechanics 37(4), 289-332. http://www.ssm.org.rs/WebTAM/journal.html
  • Asle-Zaeem, M. & Mesarovic S.Dj. 2010 Finite Element Method for conserved phase fields: Stress-mediated diffusional phase transformation. J. Comp. Phys. 229, 9135-9149. doi:10.1016/j.jcp.2010.08.027
  • Mesarovic, S.Dj., Baskaran, R. & Panchenko, A. 2010 Thermodynamic coarse-graining of dislocation mechanics and the size-dependent continuum crystal plasticity. J. Mech. Phys. Solids 58 (3), 311-329. doi: 10.1016/j.jmps.2009.12.002
  • Baskaran, R., Akarapu, S., Mesarovic, S.Dj. & Zbib, H.M. 2010 Energies and distributions of dislocations in stacked pile-ups. Int. J. Solids Structures 47, 1144-1153. doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2010.01.007
  • Radhakrishnan, H. & Mesarovic, S.Dj. 2009 Adhesive contact of elastic spheres revisited: Numerical models and scaling . Proc. Roy. Soc. A 465, 2231-2249. doi:10.1098/rspa.2009.0118

Publications listed at Google Scholar:

70 Titles in date order
List format:
 Title (Link to document)
 Authors
 Source Publication
Cited by Year
Dislocation nucleation on grain boundaries: Low angle twist and asymmetric tilt boundaries
E Guleryuz, SD Mesarovic
Crystals 6 (7), 77:1-12 , 2016
  2016
Control of residual stresses in 2Si-B-3C-N and Nb joints by the Ag-Cu-Ti+ Mo composite interlayer
R Pan, S Kovacevic, T Lin, P He, DP Sekulic, SD Mesarovic, Z Yang, ...
Materials & Design 99, 193-200 , 2016
2 2016
Lattice continuum and diffusional creep
SD Mesarovic
Proc. R. Soc. A 472 (2188), 20160039 , 2016
  2016
Phase-field model of interface migration and powder consolidation in additive manufacturing of metals.
MD Krivilyov, SD Mesarovic, DP Sekulic
Journal of Materials Science , 2016
  2016
Kinetics of the molten Alā€“Si triple line movement during a brazed joint formation
H Fu, M Dehsara, Krivilyov, SD Mesarovic, DP Sekulic
Journal of Materials Science 51 (4), 1798-1812 , 2016
2 2016
Size-dependent energy in crystal plasticity and continuum dislocation models
SD Mesarovic, S Forest, JP Jaric
Proc. R. Soc. A 471, 20140868 , 2015
5 2015
Collective buckling behavior of CNT turfs
H Torabi, H Radhkrishnan, SD Mesarovic
Journal of the Idaho Academy of Science 50 (1), 90-92 , 2014
  2014
Micromechanics of collective buckling in CNT turfs
H Torabi, H Radhakrishnan, SD Mesarovic
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 72, 144-160 , 2014
7 2014
Recent advances in understanding deformation and flow of granular matter
SĐ Mesarović
Zbornik radova Građevinskog fakulteta, Subotica, 27-36 , 2014
  2014
BOUNDARY IDENTIFICATION AND WEAK PERIODIC CONDITION APPLICATION IN DEM METHOD
M Živković, M Topalović, M Blagojević, A Nikolić, V Milovanovć, ...
COMETa , 2014
  2014
Immersive 3D Visualization of the Collective Behavior of Particles and Crystal Dislocations Using Virtual Reality Technology
SR Panigrahi, S Jayaram, U Jayaram, HM Zbib, SD Mesarovic
Modeling and Numerical Simulation of Material Science 4 (03), 79 , 2014
  2014
Surface tension driven kinetics of the triple line of a liquid metal free surface
H Fu, F Dong, DP Sekulic, SD Mesarovic, M Krivilyov
ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition ... , 2013
3 2013
Phenomenological constitutive model for a CNT turf
H Radhakrishnan, SD Mesarovic, A Qiu, DF Bahr
International Journal of Solids and Structures 50 (14), 2224-2230 , 2013
10 2013
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H Fu, F Dong, DP Sekulic, SD Mesarovic, M Krivilyov
ASME ŠšŠžŠŠ¤Š•Š Š•ŠŠ¦Š˜ŠÆ: ASME 2013 INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL ENGINEERING CONGRESS ... , 2013
  2013
Micromechanics of dilatancy, critical state and shear bands in dense granular matter
SD Mesarovic, JM Padbidri, B Muhunthan
Poromechanics V: Proceedings of the Fifth Biot Conference on Poromechanics ... , 2013
1 2013
MULTISCALE MODELING OF COLLECTIVE BEHAVIOR OF CARBON NANOTUBES
H Radhakrishnan, SD Mesarovic, A Qiu, DF Bahr
ICDM, 277 , 2012
  2012
Length scale for transmission of rotations in dense granular materials
JM Padbidri, CM Hansen, SD Mesarovic, B Muhunthan
Journal of Applied Mechanics 79 (3), 031011 , 2012
8 2012
Micromechanics of dilatancy and critical state in granular matter
SD Mesarovic, JM Padbidri, B Muhunthan
GĆ©otechnique Letters 2 (April-June), 61-66 , 2012
9 2012
Effect of the compositional strain on the diffusive interface thickness and on the phase transformation in a phase-field model for binary alloys
MA Zaeem, H El Kadiri, SD Mesarovic, MF Horstemeyer, PT Wang
Journal of phase equilibria and diffusion 32 (4), 302-308 , 2011
13 2011
Acceleration of DEM algorithm for quasistatic processes
JM Padbidri, SD Mesarovic
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 86 (7), 816-828 , 2011
9 2011
Local and non-local behavior and coordinated buckling of CNT turfs
A Qiu, DF Bahr, AA Zbib, A Bellou, SD Mesarovic, D McClain, W Hudson, ...
Carbon 49 (4), 1430-1438 , 2011
43 2011
A Finite Elementā€Phase Field Study of Solid State Phase Transformation: Coarsening of Coherent Precipitates and Instability of Multilayer Thin Films
MA Zaeem, H El Kadiri, SD Mesarovic, PT Wang, MF Horstemeyer
Proceedings of the TMS 2011-140th Annual Meeting and Exhibition (2011, San ... , 2011
  2011
Morphological instabilities in thin films: evolution maps
MA Zaeem, SD Mesarovic
Computational Materials Science 50 (3), 1030-1036 , 2011
24 2011
A Finite Element-Phase Field Study of Solid State Phase Transformation: Coarsening of Coherent Precipitates and Instability of Multilayer Thin Films
M Asle Zaeem, H El Kadiri, SDJ Mesarovic, PT Wang, MF Horstemeyer
Minerals, Metals and Materials Society 3, 341 , 2011
  2011
Interfaces in Size-Dependent Crystal Plasticity
SD Mesarovic, R Baskaran
3rd International Conference on Heterogeneous Material Mechanics, 723-29 , 2011
1 2011
A Phase-Fieldā€“Finite Element Model for Instabilities in Multilayer Thin Films
MA Zaeem, SD Mesarovic, H El Kadiri, PT Wang
MRS Proceedings 1297, mrsf10-1297-p03-37 , 2011
  2011
Finite element method for conserved phase fields: Stress-mediated diffusional phase transformation
MA Zaeem, SD Mesarovic
Journal of Computational Physics 229 (24), 9135-9149 , 2010
29 2010
Energies and distributions of dislocations in stacked pile-ups
R Baskaran, S Akarapu, SD Mesarovic, HM Zbib
International Journal of Solids and Structures 47 (9), 1144-1153 , 2010
23 2010
Thermodynamic coarsening of dislocation mechanics and the size-dependent continuum crystal plasticity
SD Mesarovic, R Baskaran, A Panchenko
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 58 (3), 311-329 , 2010
33 2010
Plasticity of crystals and interfaces: from discrete dislocations to size-dependent continuum theory
SD Mesarovic
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 37 (4), 289-332 , 2010
9 2010
Adhesive contact of elastic spheres revisited: numerical models and scaling
H Radhakrishnan, SD Mesarovic
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A: Mathematical, Physical and ... , 2009
12 2009
Investigation of phase transformation in thin film using finite element method
M Asle-Zaeem, SD Mesarovic
Solid State Phenomena 150, 29-41 , 2009
18 2009
THERMODYNAMIC COARSE-GRAINING OF DISLOCATION MECHANICS AND THE SIZE-DEPENDENT CONTINUUM PLASTICITY
SD Mesarovic, R Baskaran, S Akarapu, HM Zbib
  2008
LOCAL ADHESIVE CONTACT LAW: FINITE ELEMENT IMPLEMENTATION AND CONSEQUENCES OF LARGE DEFORMATION
H RadhakrishnanĀ¹, SD Mesarovic
  2008
TRANSITION BETWEEN MODELS IN MULTISCALE SIMULATIONS: CONTINUUM AND GRANULAR MODELS
JM Padbidri, SD Mesarovic
  2008
The coordinated buckling of carbon nanotube turfs under uniform compression
AA Zbib, SD Mesarovic, ET Lilleodden, D McClain, J Jiao, DF Bahr
Nanotechnology 19 (17), 175704 , 2008
89 2008
Transition between the models in multiscale simulations: Continua and granular materials
SD Mesarovic, J Padbidri
AIP Conference Proceedings 973 (1), 171-177 , 2008
3 2008
Finite element modeling of a diffusion-controlled phase transformation in thin film
M Asle-Zaeem, SD Mesarovic
ASME 2008 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 267-272 , 2008
7 2008
Multiscale Modeling of Wetting during Metal-Ceramic Joining
M Mihailović, KT Raic, SD Mesarovic, T Volkov-Husović
Proc. 10th ECerS Conf.,, 101-105 , 2008
1 2008
Micromechanics of hardening of elasticā€“plastic crystals with elastic inclusions: Iā€“Dilute concentration
RS Yassar, SD Mesarovic, DP Field
International Journal of Plasticity 23 (10), 1901-1917 , 2007
14 2007
Electrostatic shielding in patterned carbon nanotube field emission arrays
D McClain, J Wu, N Tavan, J Jiao, CM McCarter, RF Richards, ...
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 111 (20), 7514-7520 , 2007
24 2007
Mechanical behavior of a carbon nanotube turf
SD Mesarovic, CM McCarter, DF Bahr, H Radhakrishnan, RF Richards, ...
Scripta materialia 56 (2), 157-160 , 2007
89 2007
Micromechanics of a carbon nanotube turf and numerical modeling of nanoindentation
H Radhakrishnan, SĐ Mesarović, CM Mccarter, DF Bahr, CD Richards
Metalurgija 13 (4), 301-308 , 2007
3 2007
Indentation response of nanostructured turfs
AA Zbib, SD Mesarovic, DF Bahr, ET Lilleodden, J Jiao, D McClain
MRS Proceedings 1049, 1049-AA02-08 , 2007
2 2007
Mechanical compliance of photolithographically defined vertically aligned carbon nanotube turf
CM McCarter, RF Richards, SD Mesarovic, CD Richards, DF Bahr, ...
Journal of Materials Science 41 (23), 7872-7878 , 2006
76 2006
Nonlinear vibrations of a pre-stressed laminated thin plate
OI Crabtree, SD Mesarovic, RF Richards, DF Bahr, CD Richards
International journal of mechanical sciences 48 (4), 451-459 , 2006
7 2006
Laser Crystallization of GaAs Thin Films
MDS Pirzada, J Cheng, D Field, S Mesarovic
Washington State University , 2006
  2006
Energy, configurational forces and characteristic lengths associated with the continuum description of geometrically necessary dislocations
SD Mesarovic
International journal of plasticity 21 (10), 1855-1889 , 2005
30 2005
Effect of Diameter on Electron Field Emission of Carbon Nanotube Bundles
D Bahr, M DeRoss, J Jiao, C McCarter, D McClain, S Mesarovic, ...
MATERIALS RESEARCH SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM PROCEEDINGS 901, 251 , 2005
  2005
Effect of diameter on electron field emission of carbon nanotube bundles
D McClain, M DeRoss, N Tavan, J Jiao, CM McCarter, RF Richards, ...
MRS Proceedings 901, 0901-Ra16-52-Rb16-52 , 2005
5 2005
Micromechanical modelling of the compaction of low-density composite powders
SD Mesarovic
Metalurgija 11 (1), 1-21 , 2005
2 2005
Explosive crystallization in thin films
SĐ Mesarović
MJOM-Metalurgija 11 (1), 23-39 , 2005
  2005
Minimal kinematic boundary conditions for simulations of disordered microstructures
SD Mesarovic, J Padbidri
Philosophical Magazine 85 (1), 65-78 , 2005
74 2005
Numerical Modeling of a Nonlinear MEMS Membrane
OI Crabtree, SD Mesarovic, I Demir, RF Richards, DF Bahr, CD Richards
ASME 2004 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, 243-250 , 2004
  2004
Mapping the elastic-plastic contact and adhesion
SD Mesarovic
SOLID MECHANICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS 84, 71-86 , 2001
1 2001
Induced crystallization as a nonlithographic pattern transfer technique for nanofabrication
MJ Cabral, WK Lye, JC Bean, ML Reed, T Chraska, SD Mesarovic, R Hull, ...
Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer ... , 2001
3 2001
Frictionless indentation of dissimilar elasticā€“plastic spheres
SD Mesarovic, NA Fleck
International Journal of Solids and Structures 37 (46), 7071-7091 , 2000
149 2000
Adhesive contact of elasticā€“plastic spheres
SD Mesarovic, KL Johnson
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 48 (10), 2009-2033 , 2000
123 2000
Development of induced crystallization as a pattern transfer mechanism for nanofabrication
T Chraska, MJ Cabral, S Mesarovic, DM Longo, EA Stach, JC Bean, ...
MRS Proceedings 636, D6. 2.1 , 2000
1 2000
Spherical indentation of elasticā€“plastic solids
SD Mesarovic, NA Fleck
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A: Mathematical, Physical and ... , 1999
320 1999
Micromechanics of powder compaction
SD Mesarovic, NA Fleck, JH Tweed
Proc. 1998 World Congr. Powder Metallurgy and Particulate Materials ... , 1998
6 1998
The influence of pre-existing dislocations on cleavage crack propagation behavior in crystals
SD Mesarovic
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 45 (2), 211225-223238 , 1997
10 1997
Continuum aspects of directionally dependent cracking of an interface between copper and alumina crystals
SD Mesarovic, JW Kysar
Mechanics of materials 23 (4), 271-286 , 1996
14 1996
Directional dependence of corrosion fatigue of iron-silicon bicrystals
JS Wang, SD Mesarovic
Acta metallurgica et materialia 43 (10), 3837-3849 , 1995
19 1995
Dynamic strain aging and plastic instabilities
SD Mesarovic
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 43 (5), 671-700 , 1995
95 1995
Effects of externally generated dislocations on brittleness/ductility of crystals
SDJ Mesarovic
MRS Proceedings 409, 63 , 1995
  1995
Dynamic behavior of nonlinear cable system. II
S Mesarovic, DA Gasparini
Journal of engineering mechanics 118 (5), 904-920 , 1992
4 1992
Probability of crack growth in poisson field of penny cracks
S Mesarovic, D Gasparini, S Muju, M McNelis
Journal of engineering mechanics 118 (5), 961-978 , 1992
  1992
Dynamic behavior of nonlinear cable system. I
S Mesarovic, DA Gasparini
Journal of engineering mechanics 118 (5), 890-903 , 1992
11 1992
Dynamic behavior of a non-linear cable truss
S Mesarovic, D Gasparini
Mechanics Computing in 1990's and Beyond:, 707-711 , 1991
1 1991

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