• 11512 Citations
1991 …2023
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Education/Academic qualification

Solid Mechanics, PhD, Brown University

… → 1992

Applied Mathematics, MSc, Brown University

… → 1990

Solid Mechanics, MSc, Brown University

… → 1989

Structural Engineering, MSc, Polytechnic of Milan, Italy

… → 1987

Civil Engineering, Magna Cum Laude, six-year professional degree, Northeastern National University, Argentina

… → 1981

Research interests

  • Dynamic failure of advanced materials
  • Mechanics of biomaterials
  • Micro-electro-mechanical systems
  • Nano-electro-mechanical systems
  • Thin films and MEMS materials

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Grants 2001 2023

microbalances
strain rate
mechanical properties
loading rate
simulation
nanotechnology
resource
food
agrochemical
caterpillar
Nucleic Acids
Nanostructures
Neoplasms
Therapeutics
Nanotechnology

Research Output 1991 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Advanced microelectromechanical systems-based nanomechanical testing: Beyond stress and strain measurements

Bhowmick, S., Espinosa, H. D., Jungjohann, K., Pardoen, T. & Pierron, O., Jun 1 2019, In : MRS Bulletin. 44, 6, p. 487-493 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stress measurement
strain measurement
Strain measurement
Stress measurement
microelectromechanical systems

A Novel In Situ Experiment to Investigate Wear Mechanisms in Biomaterials

Alderete, N., Zaheri, A. & Espinosa, H. D., Jan 1 2019, In : Experimental Mechanics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomaterials
Wear of materials
Mechanics
Animals
Experiments
1 Citation (Scopus)

How Water Can Affect Keratin: Hydration-Driven Recovery of Bighorn Sheep (Ovis Canadensis) Horns

Huang, W., Zaheri, A., Yang, W., Kisailus, D., Ritchie, R. O., Espinosa, H. D. & McKittrick, J., Jul 4 2019, In : Advanced Functional Materials. 29, 27, 1901077.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

keratins
sheep
Keratin
Keratins
Hydration

Identification of deformation mechanisms in biomaterials through AFM and digital image correlation

Espinosa, H. D., Jan 1 2019, Advancement of Optical Methods and DigitalImage Correlation in Experimental Mechanics - Proceedings of the 2018 Annual Conference on Experimentaland Applied Mechanics. Sciammarella, C., Sutton, M. A., Lin, M-T., Furlong, C., Lamberti, L. & Reu, P. L. (eds.). Springer New York LLC, p. 89-93 5 p. (Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series; vol. 12).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Biomaterials
Fracture testing
Toughening
Biological materials
Toughness
3 Citations (Scopus)

Lessons from the Ocean: Whale Baleen Fracture Resistance

Wang, B., Sullivan, T. N., Pissarenko, A., Zaheri, A., Espinosa, H. D. & Meyers, M. A., Jan 18 2019, In : Advanced Materials. 31, 3, 1804574.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fracture toughness
Keratin
Impact resistance
Keratins
Delamination