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Institute for Predictive Performance Methodologies

Publications and Conference Papers



[1]. Liu, X., Tian, S., Tao, F., Du, H. and Yu, W., 2021. "Machine learning-assisted modeling of composite materials and structures: a review." In AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum (p. 2023).

[2]. Tao, F., Liu, X., Du, H. and Yu, W., 2021. "Learning damage constitutive law of composites via lamination theory enhanced Abaqus-PDNN mechanics system." In AIAA Scitech 2021 Forum (p. 2022).


[1]. K. Zhang, J.J. Wang, Y.H. Huang, L.Q. Chen, P. Ganesh, and Y. Cao, “High-throughput Phase-field Simulations and Machine Learning of Resistive Switching in Resistive Random-Access Memory”, under review npj Computational Materials 6, 198, (2020)

[2]. Y. Li, D. Cao, W. Arnold, C. Liu, Y. Ren, J. Jasinski, T. Druffel, Y. Cao, H. Zhu, and H. Wang, “Regulated Lithium Ionic Flux through Well-Aligned Channels for Dendrite-Free Lithium Metal Anode in Solid-State Batteries”, Energy Storage Materials 31, 344, (2020)

[3]. JS McQuien, KH Hoos, LA Ferguson, EV Iarve, DH Mollenhauer (2020) “Geometrically nonlinear regularized extended finite element analysis of compression after impact in composite laminates,” Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, Vol. 134, 105907

[4]. YJ Liang, JS McQuien, EV Iarve, "Implementation of the regularized extended finite element method in Abaqus framework for fracture modeling in laminated composites, Engineering Fracture Mechanics," 106989, 2020


[1]. Elenchezhian, M. R. P., Vadlamudi, V., Md Raihan, R., & Reifsnider, K. (2019). “Damage Precursor Identification in Composite Laminates using Data Driven Approach”. In AIAA Scitech 2019 Forum (p. 0401).



[1]. Elenchezhian, M., Vadlamudi, V., Raihan, R., Reifsnider, K., “Data Driven Composites:  The Challenge and Path Forward”, Proceedings of CAMX 2018

[2]. Reifsnider, K., Raihan, R., Vadlamudi,V., Elenchezhian, M., “State Variable Methods of Assessment, Prognosis and Control of Composite and Bonded Structures” , Proceedings of ASC 2018

[3]. Vadlamudi, V., Elenchezhian, M., Shaik, R., Raihan, R., Reifsnider, K., “Global Prediction of Discrete Local Damage Interactions Using Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy”,  Proceedings of ASC 2018

[4]. Chahal, R., Adnan, A., Reifsnider, K., Raihan R., Wu, Y.T., Vadlamudi, V., Elenchezhian, M., “Molecular Dynamics for the Prediction of the Interfacial Shear Stress and Interface Dielectric Properties of Carbon Fiber Epoxy Composites”, Proceedings of ASC 2018

[5]. Isaac, B., Taylor, R., Reifsnider, K., Raihan, R., Adnan, A., “Variability of Mechanical and  Dielectric Properties in Testing  Electrospun PAN Nanofiber  Mat”, Proceedings of ASC 2018

[6].  Munaganuru, S., Elenchezhian, M., Vadlamudi, V., Shaik, R., Adluru, H., Raihan, R., Reifsnider, K., “Effects of Build Parameters on the Mechanical and Di-Electrical Properties of AM parts” - Proceedings of the 29th Annual International 2018 Solid Freeform Fabrication Symposium – An Additive Manufacturing Conference

[7]. Elenchezhian, M., Raihan R., Reifsnider, K., “The role of uncertainty in machine learning as an element of control for material systems and structures” Proceedings of the ASME 2018 Pressure Vessels and Piping Conference PVP2018

[8]. Patel K., Riaz M., Rabbi F., Raihan R., Reifsnider K. (2018) Morphological Study of Dispersion Phases in Heterogeneous Waste Form Materials for Efficient Nuclear Waste Containment. In: & Materials Society T. (eds) TMS 2018 147th Annual Meeting & Exhibition Supplemental Proceedings. TMS 2018. The Minerals, Metals & Materials Series. Springer, Cham

[9]. Elenchezhian, M., Nandini, A., Vadlamudi, V., Raihan, R., Reifsnider, K., “Detection and Prediction of Defects in Composite materials using Di-Electric Characterization and Neural Networks”, Proceedings of SAMPE 2018

[10]. Nandini, A., Elenchezhian, M.,  Vadlamudi, V., Raihan, R., Reifsnider, K., “Dielectric Property Investigation of Degraded Pre-preg and Performance Prediction of the final composite part”, SAMPE 2018 –Proceedings of SAMPE 2018



[1]. Vadlamudi, V., Raihan, R. and Reifsnider, K., 2017. Multiphysics Based Simulation of Damage Progression in Composites. Materials Sciences and Applications8(05), p.389.

[2]. Reifsnider, K., Rabbi, F., Vadlamudi, V. et al. J Mater Sci (2017) 52: 4796.

[3]. Elenchezhian, M., Vadlamudi, V., Banerjee, P., Dave, C., Mahmood, A., Raihan, R.,   Reifsnider, K., “Quality Assessment of Adhesive Bond Based on Dielectric Properties”, Proceedings of SAMPE (2017), Seattle

[4]. Vadlamudi, V., Raihan, R., Elenchezhian, M., Banerjee, P., Dave, C., Mahmood, A.,  Reifsnider, K., “Study of Defect Coalescence in Heterogeneous Material Systems using Broad Band Dielectric Spectroscopy”, Proceedings of the American Society for Composites—Thirty-second Technical Conference

[5]. Banerjee, P., Elenchezhian, M., Shute, N., Vadlamudi, V., Raihan, R., Reifsnider, K., “Predicting the Adhesive Bond Performance Based on Initial Dielectric Properties”, Proceedings of the American Society for Composites—Thirty-second Technical Conference

[6]. ISAAC, B., TAYLOR, R., ADNAN, A. and RAIHAN, R., 2017. Electrospinning Approach for the Improvement of Mechanical and Shielding Properties of Nanofiber Mats. In Proceedings of the American Society for Composites—Thirty-second Technical Conference.



[1]. Rassel Raihan and Ken Reifsnider, "International Conference on Durability of Composite Systems".12th ed. DEStech (2016) ISBN:978-1-60595-318-2

[2]. Reifsnider, K., Raihan, M.R. and Vadlamudi, V., 2016. Heterogeneous fracture mechanics for multi-defect analysis. Composite Structures, 156, pp.20-28.

[3]. Vadlamudi, V., Reifsnider, K., Raihan, R., & Rabbi, F. (2016). Heterogeneous Fracture Mechanics Representations of the Effects of Defects from Manufacturing to End of Life. Proceedings American Society for Composites, Williamsburg, 19-22.

[4]. Raihan, R., Vadlamudi, V., Rabbi, F., & Reifsnider, K. (2016). “Performance and Strength Prediction of Composite Materials Based on Dielectric Property Investigation”. Proceedings of SAMPE 2016

[5]. Vadlamudi, V., Raihan, R., & Reifsnider, K. (2016). “Dielectric Assessment of Composite Damage States”. Proceedings SAMPE, Long Beach, 23-26.

[6]. Reifsnider, K., Raihan, M.R. and Vadlamudi, V., 2016. Heterogeneous fracture mechanics for multi-defect analysis. Composite Structures156, pp.20-28.



[1]. Liu, Qianlong and Reifsnider, Kenneth L., “Heterogeneous mixtures of elliptical particles: Directly resolving local and global properties and responses,”Journal of Computational Physics, 235, 2013, pp. 161-181

[2]. Reifsnider, Kenneth L., Raihan, R. and Liu, Q., “Rational durability design of heterogeneous functional materials: Some first principles,” Mechanics of Composite Materials, 49, No. 1, 2013, pp. 21-34



[1]. Xing, Liqun, Reifsnider, Kenneth L. and Huang, Xinyu, “Progressive damage modeling for large deformation loading of composite structures,” Composites Science and Technology, 69, No. 6, 2009, pp. 780-784



[1]. Fazzino, Paul and Reifsnider, Kenneth L. “Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy Detection of Damage in Out of Plane Fatigued Fiber Reinforced Composite Materials, Applied Composite Materials,” 15, No. 3, 2008, pp. 127-138

[2]. Ju, Gang, Reifsnider, Kenneth L. and Huang, Xinyu, “Infrared Thermography and Thermoelectrical Study of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell,” Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology (Transactions of the ASME), 5, No. 3, 2008, pp. 031006 (6 pp)



[1]. Reifsnider, Kenneth L., Tamuzs, Vitauts and Ogihara, Shinji, “On nonlinear behavior in brittle heterogeneous materials,” Composites Science and Technology, 66, No. 14, 2006, pp. 2473-2478

[2]. Huang, Xinyu, Solasi, Roham, Zou, Yue, Feshler, Matthew, Reifsnider, Kenneth L., Condit, David, Burlatsky, Sergei and Madden, Thomas, “ Mechanical endurance of polymer electrolyte membrane and PEM fuel cell durability,” Journal of Polymer Science, Part B, Polymer Physics, 44, No. 16, 2006, pp. 2346-2357

[3]. Reifsnider, Kenneth L., Huang, Xinyu, Ju, G. and Solasi, R., “Multi-scale modeling approaches for functional nano-composite materials,” Journal of Materials Science, 41, No. 20, 2006, pp. 6751-6759



[1]. An, Ke, Halverson, Howard G, Reifsnider, Kenneth L., Case, S. W. and McCord, Marshall H., “Comparison of Methodologies for Determination of Fracture Strength of 8 mol Yttria-Stabilized Zirconia Electrolyte Materials,” Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology (Transactions of the ASME), 2, No. 2, 2005, pp. 99-103

[2]. Reifsnider, Kenneth L., Huang, Xinyu, Solasi, Roham and Feshler, Matthew, “ENGINEERING DESIGN OF ELASTOMERIC COMPONENTS,” Rubber Expo 05: 168th Technical Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Rubber Division 2005; Pittsburgh, PA; USA; 1-3 Nov. 2005 2005

[3]. Reifsnider, Kenneth L., Huang, Xinyu, Ju, G., Feshler, M. and An, K., “MECHANICS OF COMPOSITE MATERIALS IN FUEL CELL SYSTEMS,” Mechanics of Composite Materials (Latvia), 41, No. 1, 2005, pp. 1-8



[1]. South, J. T, Reifsnider, Kenneth L. and Case, S. W., “Strain rate and temperature effects on the mechanical properties of an E-glass/vinyl ester composite system,” ASTM Journal of Composites Technology & Research (USA), 23, No. 3, 2001, pp. 189-196

[2]. Mahieux, C. A, Reifsnider, Kenneth L. and Case, S. W., “Property modeling across transition temperatures in PMC's: Part I. Tensile properties,” Applied Composite Materials (Netherlands), 8, No. 4, 2001, pp. 217-234



[1]. Reifsnider, Kenneth L., Case, S. W. and Duthoit, J., “The mechanics of composite strength evolution,” Composites Science and Technology (UK), 60, No. 12-13, 2000, pp. 2539-2546