2405 Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering:
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University 2013
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University 2000
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University 1994
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Shiraz University 1991
Special Fields of Knowledge:
Solid mechanics; phase field method; composite materials; heuristic optimization
- Levitas, V. I. and Samani, K., “Melting and solidification of nanoparticles: scale effects, thermally activated surface nucleation and bi-stable states”, Physical Review B, Vol. 89, 094107 (2014)
- Levitas, V. I. and Samani, K. “Coherent solid/liquid interface with stress relaxation in a phase-field approach to the melting/solidification transition”, Physical Review B, Rapid Communications, 84 140103I (2011).
- Levitas, V. I. and Samani, K. “Size and mechanics effects in surface-induced melting of nanoparticles”, Nature Communications, 2, 284 (2011).
- Kadivar, M. H. and Samani, K. “Free vibration of rotating thick composite cylindrical shells by layer-wise theory”, Mechanics Research Communications, Vol. 27, (6) (2000).