HAMID GARMESTANI School of Materials Science and Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 303320245 404 385 4495 garm@gatech.edu
PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION: University of Florida Mechanical Engineering B.S. 19771981 University of Florida, Materials Science and Engineering MS. 1984 Minor: Engineering Sciences and Mechanics. Advisor: Professor E. W. Hart Cornell University Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Ph.D.1989. Minor: Materials Science and Engineering. Advisor: Professor E. W. Hart
EMPLOYMENT: 2003present Professor Georgia Institute of Technology 20002002 Professor Florida State University 19952000 Associate Professor Florida State University 19901994 Assistant Professor: Florida State University 19881989 Associate Research Scientist Yale University
RESEARCH INTEREST: Prof. Hamid Garmestani, faculty since 1991, is a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Garmestani is well known for Microstructure Sensitive Design (MSD) framework that addresses an inverse methodology and innovations in various aspects of processing, structureproperty relationships, and simulationbased design of materials. He has contributed years of work to statistical continuum mechanics for homogenization in composites and polycrystalline materials. He has published more than 250 papers (165 Journal papers) with more than 2610 citations with an H factor of 22. Through this work he has been able to contribute and significantly affect some cutting edge areas of research and development. His research in Microstructure Design of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene resulted in microstructures with significantly higher wear resistant properties for bioimplant (Knee and Hip) applications. This was achieved using a computational materials framework that can explore the optimum processing path conditions (heat treatment and warm rolling to produce highly deformed microstructures for extended plasticity. He has recently been involved in Microstructure design of porous ceramic cathode materials resulted in the development and synthesis of porous gradient LSMO cathode microstructures for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC). The theoretical modeling using statistical approaches provided a framework to identify the gradient and the required porosity in the ceramic structures. He and his team have also developed a synthesis methodology based on spray pyrolysis to fabricate the optimum gradient microstructure. His efforts in the microstructure design and processing of Carbon Based nanotube composites has just resulted in a microstructure with superior mechanical properties (patent pending). Earlier in 2001, he has developed techniques in magnetic processing of Carbon Based Nanotube composites using Shear Drag in the polymer matrix to produce highly oriented nanotube composites using high magnetic field.
Dr. Garmestani has been heavily involved in leadership roles in both the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Materials Division (Associate editor of ASME JEMT). He is a member of the texture, forming and composite committees of ASM and TMS. Dr. Garmestani has organized more than 26 workshops and symposia in the emerging subject of materials design (average of 3 in the last four years), He was awarded “Superstar in Research” by FSUCRC in year 2000. He was also the recipient of the 2000 Engineering Research Award of the FAMUFSU College of Engineering and recipient of the Faculty Award for Research from NASA. He is presently funded through DOE, Pacific Northwest National lab, and the NSF. Dr. Garmestani is a member of the editorial board of the Journal Engineering Materials and Technology, International Journal of Plasticity, Journal of Mechanics of Materials, Computers, Materials and Continua and Theoretical and Applied Multiscale Modeling of Materials.
PUBLICATIONS: Submitted (in review):
(Submitted, Accepted) [1] D. S. Li, Z. Y. Liu, H. Garmestani, and M. AlHaik, "Fabrication of Unidirectional All Cellulose Nanowhisker Composite. Polymer Bulletin," Submitted. [2] Z. Razavi Hesabi, S. Kamrani, J. Gracio, S. Ahzi, and H. Garmesatni, "Contribution of sdifferent trengthening mechanisms in metal matrix nanocomposites," Acta Materialia., submitted. [3] Z. Razavi Hesabi, K. Dahmen, H. Garmestani, and E. Olson, "Synthesis of carbon nanobelt with selfassembly properties under magnetic field," submitted. [4] Z. Razavi Hesabi, N. K. Allam, K. Dahmen, H. Garmestani, and M. ElSayed, "Selfstanding crystalline TiO2 nanotubes/CNTs heterojunction membrane: Synthesis and characterization," Applied Materials and Interfaces,, Submitted. [5] Z. Razavi Hesabi, N. K. Allam, K. Dahmen, H. Garmestani, and M. ElSayed, "Enhanced photoassisted water splitting using crystalline Ti mixed oxide nanotubes /CNTs hetro nanostrutures," Submitted. [6] P. Pooyan, R. Tannenbaum, and H. Garmestani, "Mechanical Behavior of an Electrospun CelluloseReinforced Scaffold in Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering," Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, submitted. [7] P. Pooyan, I. T. Kim, R. Tannenbaum, and G. H., "Cellulosebased Nanocomposite as a Potential Scaffold in Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering," Submitted. [8] H. A. Hamedani, N. K. Allam, H. Garmestani, and M. A. ElSayed, "SrDoped TiO2 Nanotube Arrays: Synthesis, Characterization, and Enhanced Photoelectrochemical Water Oxidation Characteristics," Journal of the Physical Chemistry C, Submitted. [9] N. M. Hamdan, M. ElElkawni, B. Z. Cui, and H. Garmestani, "Effect of High Magnetic Field Annealing on Nd2.4Pr5.6Dy1Fe84Mo1B6 Nanocomposites: a Circular Magnetic Dichrosim Study," journal of Mechanics of Advanced Materials & Structures, Submitted.
(2012) [10] Z. R. Hesabi, K. A. Nageh, D. Klaus, H. Garmestani, and M. A. ElSayed, "SelfStanding Crystalline TiO2 Nanotubes/CNTs Heterojunction Membrane: Synthesis and Characterization," Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2012. [11] M. Baniassadi, B. Mortazavi, H. A. Hamedani, H. Garmestani, S. Ahzi, M. FathiTorbaghan, D. Ruch, and M. Khaleel, "Threedimensional reconstruction and homogenization of heterogeneous materials using statistical correlation functions and FEM," Computational Materials Science, vol. 51, pp. 372379, Jan 2012. [12] M. Baniassadi, A. Ghazavizadeh, Y. Remond, S. Ahzi, D. Ruch, and H. Garmestani, "Qualitative Equivalence Between Electrical Percolation Threshold and Effective Thermal Conductivity in Polymer/Carbon Nanocomposites," Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, vol. 134, pp. 0109025, 2012. [13] M. Baniassadi, S. Ahzi, H. Garmestani, D. Ruch, and Y. Remond, "New approximate solution for Npoint correlation functions for heterogeneous materials," Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 60, pp. 104119, Jan 2012. [14] M. Baniassadi, Mortazavi, B., AmaniHamedani, H., Garmestani.H., Ahzi, S., Fathi, M., Ruch,D., Khaleel, M., "Three dimensional reconstruction and homogenization of heterogeneous materials using statistical Correlation function," Computational Materials Science, vol. 51, pp. 372379, 2012 2012. [15] M. Baniasadi, A. Ghazavizadeh, Y. Rémond, A. Ahzi, D. Ruch, and H. Garmestani, "Qualitative Equivalence Between Electrical Percolation Threshold and Effective Thermal Conductivity in Polymer/Carbon Nanocomposites," J. Eng. Mater. Technol., vol. 134, 2012.
(2011) [16] W. Miranda, G. Takiguchi, T. Shimabukuro, L. McLennan, C. Agajanian, L. Quintero, D. Mismar, J. Abdulla, C. Andrews, M. Hahn, E. Fodran, E. W. Lee, H. Garmestani, R. D. Conner, D. Brick, J. Ogren, and O. S. EsSaid, "Innovative Manufacturing Process for Defect Free, Affordable, High Pressure, Thin Walled, Hydraulic Tubing," Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 20, pp. 1206–121, 2011. [17] J. Milhans, D. S. Li, M. Khaleel, X. Sun, and H. Garmestani, "Prediction of the effective coefficient of thermal expansion of heterogeneous media using twopoint correlation functions," Journal of Power Sources, vol. 196, pp. 38463850, Apr 2011. [18] J. Milhans, D. S. Li, M. Khaleel, X. Sun, M. AlHaik, A. Harris, and H. Garmestani, "Mechanical properties of solid oxide fuel cell glassceramic seal at high temperatures," Journal of Power Sources, vol. 196, pp. 5599–5603, 2011. [19] D. S. Li, H. Zbib, H. Garmestani, X. Sun, and M. Khaleel, "Modeling of irradiation hardening of polycrystalline materials," Computational Materials Science, vol. 50, pp. 2496–2501, 2011. [20] Z. R. Hesabi, N. Allam, K. Dahmen, H. Garmestani, and M. ElSayed, "Enhanced PhotoAssisted Water Splitting Using TitaniumNiobium Mixed Oxide Nanotubes/CNTs Hybrid Electrodes , 2011 MRS Fall meeting & Exhibit, Nov. 28Dec 2, 2011, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA," 2011. [21] H. A. Hamedani, B. M., M. Khaleel, S. Ahzi, D. Ruch, and H. Garmestani, "Microstructure, Property and Processing Relation in Gradient porous Cathode of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells Using Statistical Continuum Mechanics," Journal of Power Sources vol. 196, pp. 63256331, 2011. [22] H. A. Hamedani, N. K. Allam, H. Garmestani, and M. A. ElSayed, "Electrochemical Fabrication of StrontiumDoped TiONanotube Array Electrodes and Investigation of Their Photoelectrochemical Properties," J. Physical Chemistry, C, 2011. [23] A. Ghazavizadeh, M. Baniassadi, M. Safdari, A. A. Atai, S. Ahzi, S. A. Patlazhan, J. Gracio, and D. Ruch, "Evaluating the Effect of Mechanical Loading on the Electrical Percolation Threshold of Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Polymers: A 3D MonteCarlo Study," Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, vol. 8, pp. 20872099, 2011. [24] J. Bouhattate, D. S. Li, G. A. C. Branco, C. M. B. Bacaltchuk, and H. Garmestani, "Texture Prediction of Cold and HotRolled Titanium Using Processing Path Model," Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 20, pp. 177184, Mar 2011. [25] L. Baniassadi M, A., Makradi,A., Belouettar,S., Ruch,D., Muller,R., Garmestani,H., Toniazzo,V., Ahzi,S.,, "Statistical Continuum Theory for the Effective Conductivity of Carbon nanotubes Filled Polymer Composites," Thermochimica Acta, vol. 520, pp. 3337, 2011. [26] M. Baniassadi, M. Safdari, A. Ghazavizadeh, B. Mortazavi, H. Garmestani, S. Ahzi, J. Grácio, and D. Ruch, "Incorporation of Electron Tunneling Phenomenon into 3D Monte Carlo Simulation of Electrical Percolation in Graphite Nanoplatelet Composites," Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol. 44, pp. 18, 2011. [27] M. Baniassadi, A. Laachachi, F. Hassouna, F. Addiego, R. Muller, H. Garmestani, S. Ahzi, V. Toniazzo, and D. Ruch, "Mechanical and thermal behavior of nanoclay based polymer nanocomposites using statistical homogenization approach," Composites Science and Technology, vol. 71, pp. 19301935, Nov 14 2011. [28] M. Baniassadi, H. Garmestani, D. S. Li, S. Ahzi, M. Khaleel, and X. Sun, "Threephase solid oxide fuel cell anode microstructure realization using twopoint correlation functions," Acta Materialia, vol. 59, pp. 3043, Jan 2011. [29] M. Baniassadi, F. Addiego, A. Laachachi, S. Ahzi, H. Garmestani, F. Hassouna, A. Makradi, V. Toniazzo, and D. Ruch, "Using SAXS approach to estimate thermal conductivity of polystyrene/zirconia nanocomposite by exploiting strong contrast technique," Acta Materialia, vol. In Press, Corrected Proof, 2011.
(2010) [30] M. Safdari, M. Baniassadi, S. Asiaei, H. Garmestani, and S. Ahzi, "Modeling of Biologically Inspired Adhesive Pads Using Monte Carlo Analysis," Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, vol. 24, pp. 12071220, 2010. [31] J. Milhans, D. Li, M. Khaleel, X. Sun, and H. Garmestani, "Statistical continuum mechanics analysis of effective elastic properties in solid oxide fuel cell glassceramic seal material," Journal of Power Sources, vol. 195, pp. 57265730, Sep 2010. [32] J. Milhans, M. Khaleel, X. Sun, M. Tehrani, M. AlHaik, and H. Garmestani, "Creep properties of solid oxide fuel cell glassceramic seal G18," Journal of Power Sources, vol. 195, pp. 36313635, Jun 2010. [33] A. Mikdam, A. Makradi, S. Ahzi, H. Garmestani, D. S. Li, and Y. Remond, "Statistical continuum theory for the effective conductivity of fiber filled polymer composites: Effect of orientation distribution and aspect ratio," Composites Science and Technology, vol. 70, pp. 510517, Mar 2010. [34] D. S. Li, Z. Y. Liu, M. AlHaik, M. Tehrani, F. Murray, R. Tannenbaum, and H. Garmestani, "Magnetic alignment of cellulose nanowhiskers in an allcellulose composite," Polymer Bulletin, vol. 65, pp. 635642, Sep 2010. [35] D. S. Li, M. Khaleel, X. Sun, and H. Garmestani, "Representation of correlation statistics functions in heterogeneous materials using layered fast spherical harmonics expansion," Computational Materials Science, vol. 48, pp. 133139, Mar 2010. [36] D. S. Li, M. Baniassadi, H. Garmestani, S. Ahzi, M. M. R. Taha, and D. Ruch, "3D Reconstruction of Carbon Nanotube Composite Microstructure Using Correlation Functions," Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience, vol. 7, pp. 14621468, Aug 2010. [37] M. Baniassadi, A. Ghazavizadeh, M. Safdari, H. Garmestani, and S. Ahzi, "Effect of mechanical deformation on electrical percolation of CNT polymer composites," in ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings, 2010, pp. 893897.
(2009) [38] G. Vialle, M. Di Prima, E. Hocking, K. Gall, H. Garmestani, T. Sanderson, and S. C. Arzberger, "Remote activation of nanomagnetite reinforced shape memory polymer foam," Smart Materials & Structures, vol. 18, Nov 2009. [39] J. Milhans, S. Ahzi, H. Garmestani, M. A. Khaleel, X. Sun, and B. J. Koeppel, "Modeling of the effective elastic and thermal properties of glassceramic solid oxide fuel cell seal materials," Materials & Design, vol. 30, pp. 16671673, May 2009. [40] A. Mikdam, A. Makradi, S. Ahzi, H. Garmestani, D. S. Li, and Y. Remond, "Effective conductivity in isotropic heterogeneous media using a strongcontrast statistical continuum theory," Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, vol. 57, pp. 7486, Jan 2009. [41] A. Mikdam, A. Makradi, S. Ahzi, H. Garmestani, D. S. Li, and Y. Remond, "A new approximation for the threepoint probability function," International journal of solids and structures, vol. 46, pp. 37823787, Oct 2009. [42] S. M'Guil, S. Ahzi, H. Youssef, M. Baniassadi, and J. J. Gracio, "A comparison of viscoplastic intermediate approaches for deformation texture evolution in facecentered cubic polycrystals," Acta Materialia, vol. 57, pp. 24962508, May 2009. [43] D. S. Li, H. Garmestani, and J. Schwartz, "Modeling thermal conductivity in UO2 with BeO additions as a function of microstructure," Journal of Nuclear Materials, vol. 392, pp. 2227, Jul 2009. [44] D. S. Li, H. Garmestani, S. Ahzi, M. Khaleel, and D. Ruch, "Microstructure Design to Improve Wear Resistance in Bioimplant UHMWPE Materials," Journal of Engineering Materials and TechnologyTransactions of the Asme, vol. 131, Oct 2009. [45] O. Hatamleh, P. M. Singh, and H. Garmestani, "Corrosion susceptibility of peened friction stir welded 7075 aluminum alloy joints," Corrosion Science, vol. 51, pp. 135143, Jan 2009. [46] O. Hatamleh, P. M. Singh, and H. Garmestani, "Stress Corrosion Cracking Behavior of Peened Friction Stir Welded 2195 Aluminum Alloy Joints," Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 18, pp. 406413, Jun 2009. [47] H. Garmestani, M. Baniassadi, D. S. Li, M. Fathi, and S. Ahzi, "Semiinverse Monte Carlo reconstruction of twophase heterogeneous material using twopoint functions," International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Multiscale Mechanics, vol. 1, pp. 134149, 2009. [48] H. Garmestani, Baniassadi, M., Li, D.S., Fathi, M., Ahzi, S., "Semiinverse Monte Carlo reconstruction of twophase heterogeneous material using twopoint functions," International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Multiscale Mechanics, vol. 1, pp. 134149, 2009. [49] A. Belvin, R. Burrell, A. Gokhale, N. Thadhani, and H. Garmestani, "Application of twopoint probability distribution functions to predict properties of heterogeneous twophase materials," Materials Characterization, vol. 60, pp. 10551062, Sep 2009.
