Washington State University

Sinisa Mesarovic - Professor

The School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Sinisa Mesarovic - Professor

Interdisciplinary Excellence Built On World-Class Knowledge

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; 86:816828. 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


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