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Editors (3)

Dr. Francesco Tornabene
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Department of Innovation Engineering, University of Salento, 73100 Lecce, Italy
Interests: theory of shells, plates, arches and beams; generalised differential quadrature; FEM; SFEM; WFEM; IGA; SFIGA; WFIGA; advanced composite materials; functionally graded materials; nanomaterials and nanotechnology; variable angle tow composites
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Prof. Dr. Salvatore Brischetto
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Associate Editor
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Politecnico di Torino, Turin, Italy
Interests: smart structures; composite and FGM materials; multifield problems; thermal and hygroscopic stress analysis; carbon nanotubes; inflatable structures; plate and shell finite elements; 3D and 2D exact and numerical solutions for plate and shell structures; additive manufacturing and UAVs
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Prof. Dr. Thanasis Triantafillou
Associate Editor
Department of Civil Engineering, University of Patras, GR-26504 Patras, Greece
Interests: advanced structural materials; composite materials; structural engineering
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Advisory Board (6)

Dr. Yongsheng Chen
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School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 200 Bobby Dodd Way, Atlanta, GA 30332-0373, USA
Interests: high density algal cultivation; crop protection; membrane technology for water/wastewater treatment and water and nutrient recycling for algal biomass production; and life cycle analysis (LCA) of the biofuel production
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Prof. Dr. Chang-Sik Ha
Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Pusan National University, Pusan, Korea
Interests: organic/inorganic nanohybrids; polymer nanocomposites; composite interfaces
Prof. Dr. Ton Peijs
Materials Engineering Centre (MEC), WMG, University of Warwick, Bhattacharyya Way, Coventry CV4 7AL, UKWMG, Materials Engineering Centre (MEC), University of Warwick, Bhattacharyya Way, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
Interests: multifunctional composites; nanocomposites, structure-processing-property relationships; bioinspired composites; self-reinforced polymer composites; biobased composites; polymer fibres; conductive polymer composites
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Prof. Dr. Vijay Kumar Thakur
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1. Biorefining and Advanced Materials Research Centre, SRUC, Edinburgh EH9 3JG, UK
2. Enhanced Composites and Structures Center, School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University, Bedfordshire MK43 0AL, UK
Interests: biorefining, chemistry, nanotechnology, biomass, and waste; biomedical engineering; composites; sensors; manufacturing of functional materials; aerospace materials; nanomaterials; renewable energy; smart materials; surface engineering; water science and engineering; additive manufacturing of polymers and composites; multifunctional polymer composites and nanocomposites: self-healing, nanoelectronic materials; hydrogels; membranes; nanofiber; composites for extreme environments and manufacturing technology
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Prof. Dr. Howard Wang
1. Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
2. Material Measurement Laboratory, NIST, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, USA
Interests: biopolymers; biomass; nanocomposites; soft matter; neutron scattering
Prof. Jie Yang
School of Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Interests: structural dynamics and stability; smart structures; advanced composite and functionally graded structures; mechanics of micro- and nano-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS and NEMS); sandwich construction; computational mechanics

Editorial Board Members (182)

Prof. Dr. Tarek Abdel-Fattah
Department of Molecular Biology and Chemistry, Christopher Newport University, 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News, VA 23606, USA
Interests: renewable and sustainable energy; nano and functional materials; chemical adsorption; chemistry engineering and chemistry and physics of materials
Prof. Dr. Jandro L. Abot
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC 20064, USA
Interests: experimental stress mechanics; polymeric composite materials; carbon nanotube fibers; integrated and distributed structural health monitoring in composite materials; piezoresistive sensors
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Prof. Dr. Jacob Aboudi
School of Mechanical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
Interests: micromechanical modeling; smart composites; multi-scale analysis; piezoelectric composites; electrostrictive composites; magnetostrictive composites; damage in composites
Dr. Parvez Alam
School of Engineering, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK
Interests: biomimetic design; composite materials; bioinspired engineering; comparative biomechanics; mechanical metamaterials; cellular solid
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Prof. Dr. Olivier Allix
Ecole Normale Superieure de Paris-Saclay, 61 avenue du président Wilson, 94230 Cachan, France
Interests: damage mechanics; multi-scale analysis; virtual testing; composite and defects; inverse analysis; verification and validation; micromechanical modeling
Prof. Dr. M. Cengiz Altan
School of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, USA
Interests: manufacturing of composite materials; vacuum infusion; laminate mechanics; cure kinetics; polymer processing; polymer rheology; nanocomposites; defect characterization; environmental effects on composites
Prof. Dr. Sergio T. Amancio-Filho
Institute of Materials Science, Joining and Forming, Graz University of Technology, BMK Endowed Professorship for Aviation, 8010 Graz, Austria
Interests: joining technology; additive manufacturing; materials science; metallurgy; polymer science; composites; metals and hybrid structures
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Prof. Dr. Sambandam Anandan
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, India
Interests: polymer-matrix composites
Prof. Aurelio L. Araujo
Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: structural and computational mechanics; finite elements; peridynamics; optimization; composite materials; sandwich structures; active structures; adaptive laminated plates and shells; viscoelasticity; piezoelectricity; structural dynamics; vibration damping; identification of material parameters
Prof. Dr. Francesco Aymerich
Department of Mechanical, Chemical and Materials Engineering, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
Interests: damage mechanics; low velocity impact; structural health monitoring
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