Dr. Igor Sevostianov

Ph.D. St. Petersburg, Russia 1993

Ph.D. St. Petersburg, Russia 1993

Research Interests:

Solid Mechanics & Materials

Micromechanics of Materials, Structural Health Monitoring, Biomechanics

Current Projects

  • “Novel Nanoparticle-Filled Matrices for Thermal Stress Reduction in Polymer Matrix Composites: Multi-Scale Modeling and Experimental Validation” from NASA. (2007-2009)
  • “Structural Health Monitoring and Self-Healing of Aerospace Structures” from NASA-EPSCOR (2007-2010)
  • “Development of a novel methodology for the health monitoring and self-healing of structural elements and joints” from LANL (2008-2010)
  • “Materials for energy Conversion” from DOE-EPSCOR (2008-2011)

Recent Publications

Book Chapters:

  1. Sevostianov, I. and Kachanov, M. Connections between elastic and conductive properties of heterogeneous materials, In: Advances in Applied Mechanics, 42, (E.van der Giessen and H.Aref, Eds.), Academic Press, 2008, pp.69-252.

Refereed Journals

  1. Sevostianov, I. and Kushch, V.I., Effect of pore clusters on the statistics of peak stress and overall properties of porous material. International Journal of Solids and Structures 46 (2009), 4419-4429.
  2. Ervin, J. and Sevostianov, I., Effect of mutual positions of individual contacts on the overall resistance and elastic stiffness of a cluster. International Journal of Fracture 160 (2009), 101-108.
  3. Argatov, I. and Sevostianov, I., On relations between geometries of microcontact clusters and their overall properties. International Journal of Engineering Science 47 (2009), 959-973.
  4. Kushch, V.I., Shmegera, S.V., and Sevostianov, I. SIF statistics in micro cracked solids: effect of crack density, orientation and clustering. International Journal of Engineering Science, 47 (2009), 192-208.
  5. Sevostianov, I. and Kachanov, M. On elastic stiffness and conductivity of contacting rough surfaces. Mechanics of Meterials 41 (2009), 375-384.
  6. Kushch, V.I., Sevostianov, I., and Mishnaevsky, L. Effect of crack orientation statistics on effective stiffness of mircocracked solid. International Journal of Solids and Structures 46 (2009), 1574-1588.
  7. Guerrero, F., Sevostianov, I., and Giraud, A. On an arbitrarily oriented crack in a transversely-isotropic medium. International Journal of Fracture 153 (2008), 169-176.
  8. Sevostianov, I. and Kachanov, M. Contact of rough surfaces: a simple model for elasticity, conductivity and cross-property connections, Journal of the Mechanics and Physics Solids 56 (2008), 1380-1400.
  9. Kline, K., Sevostianov, I., and Parker R. Estimation of a crater volume formed by impact of a projectile on a metallic target, International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design 4 (2008), 375-381.
  10. Kushch, V.I., Sevostianov, I., and Mishnaevsky, L. Stress concentration and effective stiffness of aligned fiber reinforced composite with anisotropic constituents, International Journal of Solids and Structures 45 (2008) 5103-5117.