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:

51 Titles in date order:
List format:
 Title (Link to document)
 Authors
 Source Publication
Cited by Year
Size-dependent energy in crystal plasticity and continuum dislocation models
SD Mesarovic, S Forest, JP Jaric
Proc. R. Soc. A 471, 20140868 , 2015
1 2015
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
2 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 2014 , 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
  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
6 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
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
7 2012
Micromechanics of dilatancy and critical state in granular matter
SD Mesarovic, JM Padbidri, B Muhunthan
Géotechnique Letters 2 (April-June), 61-66 , 2012
4 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
11 2011
Acceleration of DEM algorithm for quasistatic processes
JM Padbidri, SD Mesarovic
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 86 (7), 816-828 , 2011
8 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
36 2011
A Finite Element‐Phase Field Study of Solid State Phase Transformation: Coarsening of Coherent Precipitates and Instability of Multilayer Thin Films
MA Zaeem, HE Kadiri, SD Mesarovic, PT Wang, MF Horstemeyer
TMS 2011 140th Annual Meeting and Exhibition, General Paper Selections 3, 341 , 2011
  2011
Morphological instabilities in thin films: Evolution maps
MA Zaeem, SD Mesarovic
Computational Materials Science 50 (3), 1030-1036 , 2011
17 2011
A Phase-Field–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
25 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
17 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
25 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
5 2010
Investigation of phase transformation in thin film using finite element method
M Asle-Zaeem, SD Mesarovic
Solid State Phenomena 150, 29-41 , 2009
16 2009
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
7 2009
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
72 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
  2008
Micromechanics of hardening of elastic–plastic crystals with elastic inclusions: I–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
20 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
76 2007
Micromechanics of a carbon nanotube turf and numerical modeling of nanoindentation
H Radhakrishnan, SD Mesarovic, CM Mccarter, DF Bahr, CD Richards
Metalurgija 13 (4), 301-308 , 2007
4 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
67 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
Transition between the models in multiscale simulations: Continua and granular materials
SD Mesarovic, J Padbidri
Proceedings CP 73, 171-177 , 2006
3 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
26 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
56 2005
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 19 (6), 2793-2796 , 2001
2 2001
Frictionless indentation of dissimilar elastic–plastic spheres
SD Mesarovic, NA Fleck
International Journal of Solids and Structures 37 (46), 7071-7091 , 2000
127 2000
Adhesive contact of elastic–plastic spheres
SD Mesarovic, KL Johnson
Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 48 (10), 2009-2033 , 2000
107 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 elastic–plastic solids
SD Mesarovic, NA Fleck
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London A: Mathematical, Physical and ... , 1999
289 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), 211-238 , 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
13 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
86 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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