Olesya I. Zhupanska

Olesya I. Zhupanska
(319) 335-5678
2416A Seamans Center for the Engineering Arts and Sciences
Joined the College of Engineering: 
Ph.D. Mechanics of Solids and Applied Mathematics (2000) Kiev National Taras Shevchenko University, Ukraine.
M.S. Mechanics and Applied Mathematics (1996) Kiev National Taras Shevchenko University, Ukraine.
Special Fields of Knowledge: 
Solid Mechanics; Mechanics of Composites; Contact Mechanics; Mechanics of Particulate Materials; Applied Mathematics.
Present Research Interests: 
Mechanics of multifunctional composites and nanocomposites; Electro-magneto-thermo-mechanical coupling in solids; Contact problems with friction and adhesion.
Selected Publications: 
  •   Barakati A., Zhupanska O. I. Analysis of the Effects of a Pulsed Electromagnetic Field on the Dynamic Response of Electrically Conductive Composites, Applied Mathematical Modelling, 36, 2012, pp. 6072-6089.
  •   Zhupanska O. I. Adhesive Full Stick Contact of a Rigid Cylinder with an Elastic Half-space, International Journal of Engineering Science, 55 (1), 2012, pp.54-65.
  •   Deierling P. E., Zhupanska O. I. Experimental Study of High Electric Current Effects in Carbon/epoxy Composites, Composites Science and Technology, 71 (14), 2011, pp.1659-1664.
  •   Zantout A. E., Zhupanska O. I. On the Electrical Resistance of Carbon Fiber Polymer Matrix Composites, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 41, 2010, pp. 1719-1727.
  •   Zhupanska O. I. Axisymmetric Contact with Friction of a Rigid Sphere with an Elastic Half-Space, Proceedings of the Royal Society A, 465, 2009, pp. 2565-2588.
Active Scientific and Professional Society Memberships: 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Society for Composites, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.