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Alojz Ivankovic

Full Professor of Engineering Mechanics

School Of Mechanical & Materials Eng
Engineering Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7161994
Email: alojz.ivankovic@ucd.ie

Biography

Born 23/09/1958 in Sarajevo.
Married to beautiful Mirna.
Have three lovely children: Davor, Ivana and Mia.


Interests (apart from work): fishing and running.

Professional

Honours and Awards

Year: 2008.
Title: 2nd best paper prize for the co-authored poster paper
Year: 2001.
Title: The Royal Academy of Engineering (UK) travel grant
Year: 2004.
Title: Fellow of Wessex Institute of Great Britain
Year: 1987.
Title: Scholarship by ICI for research in Fracture Mechanics at Imperial College
Year: 1987.
Title: Overseas Research Students award granted by the University of London

Associations

Association: ICCSM , Function/Role: Editorial board
Association: Computational and Experimental Methods In Structures (Imperial College Press/Scientific World, Function/Role: Editorial board
Association: OpenFoam, Function/Role: Executive committee
Association: Computational and Experimental Methods In Structures, Function/Role: A member of editorial board for a book series, with Imperial College Press/Scientific World
Association: ACME UK , Function/Role: Executive committee since 2002
Association: DYMAT, Function/Role:
Association: IOM, Function/Role:
Association: ESIS , Function/Role:
Association: ICES, Function/Role:
Association: Adhesive Society , Function/Role:
Association: UK Impact group , Function/Role:
Association: ECCOMAS , Function/Role:
Association: IACM, Function/Role:
Association: Journal of Materials: Applications & Design , Function/Role: Editorial Board since 2002
Association: The Engineers Journal, Ireland , Function/Role: Editorial Board since 2004
Association: Transactions of FAMENA, University of Zagreb , Function/Role: Editorial Advisory Board since 2005
Association: ISSEC , Function/Role:
     

Conference Contributions

Alojz Ivankovic; (1998) Organised Finite Volume (FV) session. [Conference Organising Committee Member], ICES'98, Atlanta, USA , 06-SEP-98 - 09-SEP-98.
Alojz Ivankovic; (2003) The use of FV method in modelling fracture. [Keynote Address], The 3rd International Conference on Fracture and Damage, Paderborn , 02-SEP-03 - 04-SEP-03.

Committees

Committee : International Organizing Committee of IFAMST 2008, Hong Kong, 12-14 June 2008
Committee : International Scientific Committee of the 6th International Conference on Fracture and Damage, Madeira, Portugal, 17-19th July 2007.
Committee : International Scientific Committee of the 7th International Conference on Fracture and Damage, Seoul, Korea, 9-11 Sept. 2008.
Committee : SFI international review panel, RFP08
Committee : International Scientific Committee of the 2nd International Conference on Fracture and Damage, Milan, 18-20th September 2001
Committee : International Scientific Committee of the 3rd International Conference on Fracture and Damage, Paderborn, 2-4th September 2003

Employment

Employer: University College Dublin
Position: Professor of Engineering Mechanics
Employer: Imperial College London
Position: Lecturer (Senior lecturer from 2001)
Employer: Imperial College London
Position: Postdoctoral Research Associate
Employer: University of Sarajevo
Position: Assistant Lecturer

Education

Year 1991 Institution: Imperial College, London, UK
Qualification: PhD Subject:
Year 1983 Institution: University of Sarajevo
Qualification: MEngSc Subject:

Languages

English:

Consultancy

Client: Atlas Copco Secoroc
Client: Hydro Aluminium Norway
Client: Du Pont USA
Client: Seaward USA
Client: BP Chemicals PLC
Client: Uponor Ltd UK
Client: Qinetiq UK
Client: BBR UK
Client: IMRE Singapore
Client: Fluent UK
Client: Element 6 Ireland
     

Publications

Books

Ramamoorthy, A. and Mohan, J. and Byrne, G. and Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A. and Dowling, D.P. (2013) Achieving Enhanced Fracture Toughness of Adhesively Bonded Cured Composite Joint Systems Using Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatments. : John Wiley and Sons. [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

Ivankovic A., Murphy N., Hillmansen S. ; (2005) 'Evolution of dynamic fractures in PMMA: experimental and numerical' In: Aliabadi MH., Ivankovic A (eds). Crack dynamics. Advances in fracture. Southampton, UK: WIT Press/Computational Mechanics. [Details]
V. Kanyanta, A. Ivankovic and N. Murphy; (2011) 'Biomedical Applications of Elastomers, their Blends, IPNs and Composites' In: Thomas, S.; Mathew, A.P.; Chandra, A.K.; Visakh, P.M. (Eds.) (eds). Advances in Elastomers II. Berlin and Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag GmbH & Co. [Details]
Kanyanta, V. Ivankovic, A., Murphy, N. (2013) 'Biomedical Applications of Elastomers, their Blends, IPNs and Composites' In: Thomas, S., Mathew, A.P., Visakh, P.M., Chandra, A.K (eds). Advances in Elastomers II. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag GmbH. [Details]
Ramamoorthy, A. and Mohan, J. and Byrne, G. and Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A. and Dowling, D.P. (2013) 'Achieving Enhanced Fracture Toughness of Adhesively Bonded Cured Composite Joint Systems Using Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatments' In: Mittal, K. L. and Thomas, M (eds). Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment of Polymers. Scrivener Publishing. [DOI] [Details]
A. Ramamoorthy, J. Mohan, G. Byrne, N. Murphy, A., Ivankovic and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Achieving Enhanced Fracture Toughness of Adhesively Bonded Cured Composite Joint Systems Using Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatments' In: M. Thomas and K. L. Mittal (eds). Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment of Polymers. Beverly, MA 01915-6106: Scrivener Publishing. [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Murphy, N., and Hillmansen, S. ; (2005) 'Evolution of Dynamic Fractures in PMMA: Experimental and Numerical Investigations' In: A. Ivankovic and M.H. Aliabadi (eds). Crack Dynamics. Southampton, UK: WIT Press/Computational Mechanics Publications. , pp.123-176 [Details]

Edited Books

A. Ivankovic and M. H. Aliabadi (Ed.). (2005) Crack Dynamics. Southampton, UK: WIT Press/Computational Mechanics Publications. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A.; (2005) 'The Prediction of Dynamic Fracture Evolution in PMMA using a Cohesive Zone Model'. ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS, 72 :861-875. [Details]
Demirdzic, I,Dzaferovic, E,Ivankovic, A; (2005) 'Finite-volume approach to thermoviscoelasticity'. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, 47 :213-237. [DOI] [Details]
Murphy, N., M. Ali and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) 'Dynamic Crack Bifurcation in PMMA'. ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS, 73 :2569-2587. [Details]
Mohan, J., Carolan, D., Murphy, N., Ivankovic, A., and Dowling, D. P.; (2007) 'Influence of an Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Surface Treatment on the Interfacial Fracture Toughness of Bonded Composite Joints'. Structural Durability & Health Monitoring, 3 (2):81-86. [Details]
Mohan, J., Carolan, D., Murphy, N., Ivankovic, A. and Dowling, D. P.; (2007) 'Influence of an Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Surface Treatment on the Interfacial Fracture Toughness of Bonded Composite Joints'. Structural Durability & Health Monitoring, 3 :81-85. [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A.; (2009) 'Validation of a Fluid-Structure Interaction Numerical Model for Predicting Flow Transients in Arteries'. Journal of Biomechanics, 42 (11):1705-1712. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Kanyanta, V,Ivankovic, A,Karac, A; (2009) 'Validation of a fluid-structure interaction numerical model for predicting flow transients in arteries'. Journal of Biomechanics, 42 :1705-1712. [DOI] [Details]
Karac, A,Ivankovic, A; (2009) 'Investigating the behaviour of fluid-filled polyethylene containers under base drop impact: A combined experimental/numerical approach'. Journal of Impact, 36 :621-631. [DOI] [Details]
Tabakovic, A.; Karac, A.; Ivankovic, A.; Gibney, A.; McNally, C. and Gilchrist, M.D.; (2010) 'Modelling the quasistatic behaviour of bituminous material using a cohesive zone model'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 77 (13):2403-2418. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Tabakovic, A., Karac, A., Ivankovic, A., McNally, C., Gibney, A., & Gilchrist, M.D.; (2010) 'Modelling the quasistatic behaviour of bituminous material using a combined Cohesive Zone and Finite Volume approach'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 77 (13):2403-2418. [DOI] [Details]
Kanyanta, V. and Ivankovic, A.; (2010) 'Mechanical characterisation of polyurethane elastomer for biomedical applications'. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 3 (1):51-62. Available Online [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Kanyanta, V,Ivankovic, A; (2010) 'Mechanical characterisation of polyurethane elastomer for biomedical applications'. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 3 :51-62. [DOI] [Details]
Tabakovic, A,Karac, A,Ivankovic, A,Gibney, A,McNally, C,Gilchrist, MD; (2010) 'Modelling the quasi-static behaviour of bituminous material using a cohesive zone model'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 77 :2403-2418. [DOI] [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A., Murphy, N. and Dormer, A.; (2011) 'Fracture Behaviour of Polycrystalline Diamond (PCD) Cylindrical Cutters Under Cyclic Impact Loading (In preparation)'. . [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and Murphy, N.; (2011) 'Crack Initiation and Growth Patterns in Polycrystalline Diamond (PCD) Cylindrical Cutters Under Cyclic Impact Loading (In preparation)'. . [Details]
Karac, A,Blackman, BRK,Cooper, V,Kinloch, AJ,Sanchez, SR,Teo, WS,Ivankovic, A; (2011) 'Modelling the fracture behaviour of adhesively-bonded joints as a function of test rate'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 78 :973-989. [DOI] [Details]
Carolan, D,Alveen, P,Ivankovic, A,Murphy, N (2011) 'Effect of notch root radius on fracture toughness of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 78 :2885-2895. [DOI] [Details]
M. Leonard, N. Murphy, A. Karac and A. Ivankovic. (2012) 'A numerical investigation of spherical void growth in an elastic-plastic continuum'. computational materials science, 64 :38-40. [Details]
D. Mc Auliffe, A. Karač, Neal Murphy, Alojz Ivanković (2012) 'Characterisation of the Fracture Energy and Toughening Mechanisms of a Nano-Toughened Epoxy Adhesive'. Key Engineering Materials, 488-489 :573-576. Link to full text [Details]
Cardiff P, Karac A, Ivankovic A (2012) 'Development of a Finite Volume Contact Methodology for Linear Elastic Contact Problems'. computational materials science, 64 :283-284. [Details]
V. Cooper, A. Ivankovic, A. Karac, D. Mc Auliffe, N. Murphy (2012) 'Effects of bond-gap thickness on the fracture of nano-toughened epoxy adhesive joints'. Polymer, 53 :5540-5553. [Details]
J. Mohan, A. Karac, N. Murphy and A. Ivankovic (2012) 'An experimental and numerical investigation of the mixed-mode fracture toughness and lap shear strength of aerospace Grade composite joints'. Key Engineering Materials, 488-489 :549-552. [Details]
M. Petrovic, A. Ivankovic, N. Murphy (2012) 'The mechanical properties of polycrystalline diamond as a function of strain rates and temperatures'. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 32 :3021-3027. [Details]
M. Petrovic, A. Ivankovic, N. Murphy (2012) 'High rate and high temperature fracture behaviour of polycrystalline diamond'. Key Engineering Materials, 488-489 :670-673. Link to full text [Details]
D. Carolan, A. Ivankovic and N. Murphy (2012) 'Thermal Shock Characteristics of Polycrystalline Cubic Boron Nitride'. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 32 :2581-2586. [Details]
Cooper, V,Ivankovic, A,Karac, A,McAuliffe, D,Murphy, N (2012) 'Effects of bond gap thickness on the fracture of nano-toughened epoxy adhesive joints'. Polymer, 53 :5540-5553. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Carolan, D., Ivankovic, A. and Murphy, N. (2012) 'Numerical investigation into dynamic fracture of PCBN'. Key Engineering Materials, 488-489 :553-556. [Details]
Petrovic, M., Ivankovic, A., Murphy, N. (2012) 'High rate and high temperature fracture behaviour of polycrystalline diamond'. Key Engineering Materials, 488-489 :670-673. [Details]
Mohan, J., Karac, A., Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A. (2012) 'An experimental and numerical investigation of the mixed-mode fracture toughness and lap shear strength of aerospace grade composite joints'. Key Engineering Materials, 488-489 :549-552. [Details]
Carolan, D., Ivankovic, A. and Murphy, N. (2012) 'Thermal Shock Characteristics of Polycrystalline Cubic Boron Nitride'. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 32 (10):2581-2586. [Details]
Petrovic, M., Ivankovic, A., Murphy, N. (2012) 'The Mechanical Properties of Polycrystalline Diamond as a Function of Strain Rate and Temperature'. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 32 (12):3021-3027. Link to full text [Details]
Cooper, V., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A., McAuliffe, D. and Murphy, N. (2012) 'Effects of bond-gap thickness on the fracture of nano-toughened epoxy adhesive joints'. Polymer, 53 (24):5540-5553. [Details]
Carolan, D,Ivankovic, A,Murphy, N (2012) 'Thermal shock resistance of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride'. Journal of the European Ceramic Society, 32 :2581-2586. [DOI] [Details]
D. Carolan, A. Ivankovic and N. Murphy (2012) 'Numerical investigation into dynamic fracture of PCBN'. Key Engineering Materials, 448-449 :553-556. [Details]
Carolan, D,Ivankovic, A,Murphy, N (2013) 'A combined experimental-numerical investigation of fracture of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 99 :101-117. [DOI] [Details]
Mohan, J,Ivankovic, A,Murphy, N (2013) 'Effect of prepreg storage humidity on the mixed-mode fracture toughness of a co-cured composite joint'. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 45 :23-34. [DOI] [Details]
Carolan, D,Tukovic, Z,Murphy, N,Ivankovic, A (2013) 'Arbitrary crack propagation in multi-phase materials using the finite volume method'. Computational Materials Science, 69 :153-159. [DOI] [Details]
Tukovic, Z,Ivankovic, A,Karac, A (2013) 'Finite-volume stress analysis in multi-material linear elastic body'. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 93 :400-419. [DOI] [Details]
Walter, M., Safari, A., Ivankovic, A., Casey, E (2013) 'Detachment characteristics of a mixed culture biofilm using particle size analysis'. Chemical Engineering Journal, 228 :1140-1147. Available Online [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
P. Cardiff, A. Karac, D. FitzPatrick, R. Flavin, A. Ivankovic (2013) 'Development of a Hip Joint Model for Finite Volume Simulations'. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, . [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
P. Alveen, D. Carolan, D. McNamara, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) 'Micromechanical modelling of ceramic based composites with statistically representative synthetic microstructures'. computational materials science, 79 :960-970. Link to full text [Details]
P. Alveen, D. McNamara, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) 'Micromechanical modelling of advanced ceramics with statistically representative synthetic microstructures'. Key Engineering Materials, 592-593 (2013-11):137-140. [DOI] [Details]
D. McNamara, P. Alveen, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) 'The role of microstructure on the fracture behaviour and statistics of advanced ceramics'. Key Engineering Materials, 577 - 578 :57-60. [DOI] [Details]
P. Alveen, D. McNamara, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) 'Micromechanical modelling of advanced ceramics using statistically representative microstructures'. Key Engineering Materials, 577-578 :53-56. [DOI] [Details]
Mohan, J., Ivankovic, A. and Murphy, N. (2013) 'Effect of prepreg storage humidity on the mixed-mode fracture toughness of a co-cured composite joint'. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 45 :23-34. [Details]
Carolan, D., Ivankovic, A. and Murphy, N. (2013) 'A Combined Experimental-Numerical Investigation of Fracture of Polycrystalline Cubic Boron Nitride'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 99 :101-117. [Details]
Alveen, P., McNamara, D., Carolan, D., Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A. (2013) 'Micromechanical modelling of advanced ceramics using statistically representative microstructures'. Key Engineering Materials, 577-578 :53-56. [DOI] [Details]
McNamara, D., Alveen, P., Carolan, D., Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A. (2013) 'The role of microstructure on the fracture behaviour and statistics of advanced ceramics'. Key Engineering Materials, 577-578 :57-60. [DOI] [Details]
Alveen, P. and McNamara, D., Carolan, D., Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A. (2013) 'Micromechanical modelling of advanced ceramics with statistically representative synthetic microstructures'. Key Engineering Materials, 592-593 :137-140. [DOI] [Details]
Alveen, P., McNamara, D., Carolan, D., Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A. (2013) 'Micromechanical modelling of advanced ceramics using statistically representative microstructures'. Key Engineering Materials, 577 :53-56. [DOI] [Details]
McNamara, D., Alveen, P., Carolan, D., Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A. (2013) 'The role of microstructure on the fracture behaviour and statistics of advanced ceramics'. Key Engineering Materials, 577 :57-60. [DOI] [Details]
Alveen, P. and McNamara, D., Carolan, D., Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A. (2013) 'Micromechanical modelling of advanced ceramics with statistically representative synthetic microstructures'. Key Engineering Materials, 592-593 :137-140. [Details]
P. Cardiff, A. Karac, A. Ivankovic (2013) 'A Large Strain Finite Volume Method for Orthotropic Bodies with General Material Orientations'. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 268 :318-355. Link to full text [Details]
J. Mohan, A. Ramamorthy, A. Ivankovic, D. Dowling, N. Murphy (2014) 'Effect of an atmospheric pressure plasma treatment on the mode I fracture toughness of a co-cured composite joint'. The Journal of Adhesion, 90 (9):733-754. [DOI] [Details]
P. Cardiff, A. Karac, A. Ivankovic (2014) 'A large strain finite volume method for orthotropic bodies with general material orientations'. Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, 268 :318-335. [DOI] [Details]
J. Mohan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2014) 'Mode I fracture toughness of co-cured and secondary bonded composite joints'. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 51 :13-22. [DOI] [Details]
V. J. Law, J. Mohan, F. T O¿Neill, A. Ivankovic, D. P. Dowling (2014) 'Air based atmospheric pressure plasma jet removal of FreKote 710-NC prior to composite-to-composite adhesive bonding'. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 54 :72-81. [DOI] [Details]
P. Cardiff, A. Karac, D. FitzPatrick, R. Flavin, A. Ivankovic (2014) 'Development of Mapped Hill-Type Muscle Boundary Conditions for Finite Volume Simulations of the Hip Joint'. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering, 30 (9):890-908. [DOI] [Details]
P. Alveen, D. McNamara, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2014) 'Analysis of two-phase ceramic composites using micromechanical models'. Computational materials science, 92 :318-324. [DOI] [Details]
D. McNamara, D. Carolan, P. Alveen, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2014) 'The Influence of microstructure on the fracture statistics of polycrystalline diamond and polycrystalline cubic boron nitride'. Ceramics International, 40 (8):11543-11549. [DOI] [Details]
D. McNamara, P. Alveen, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2014) 'Micromechanical Study of Strength and Toughness of Advanced Ceramics'. Procedia Materials Science, 3 :1810-1815. [DOI] [Details]
V. Kanyanta, A. Dormer, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2014) 'Impact Fatigue Fracture of Polycrystalline Diamond Compact (PDC) Cutters and Effect of Microstructure'. International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 46 :145-151. [DOI] [Details]
Mohan, J., Ramamoorthy, A., Ivankovic, A., Dowling, D., Murphy, N. (2014) 'Effect of an atmospheric pressure plasma treatment on the mode I fracture toughness of a co-cured composite joint'. The Journal of Adhesion, 90 (9):733-754. [DOI] [Details]
Mohan, J., Ivankovic, A. and Murphy, N. (2014) 'Mode I fracture toughness of co-cured and secondary bonded composite joints'. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, 51 :13-22. [DOI] [Details]
McNamara, D., Carolan, D., Alveen, P., Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A. (2014) 'The influence of microstructure on the fracture statistics of polycrystalline diamond and polycrystalline cubic boron nitride'. Ceramics International, 40 (8):11543-11549. [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Dormer, A., Murphy, N, Ivankovic, A., (2014) 'Impact fatigue fracture of polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) cutters and the effect of microstructure'. International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 46 :145-151. [Details]
P. Alveen, D. McNamara, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivanković, (2014) 'Analysis of two-phase ceramic composites using micromechanical models'. Computational materials science, 92 :318-324. [DOI] Link to full text [Details]
Safari, A., Tukovic, Z., Walter, M., Casey, E., Ivankovic, A. (2015) 'Mechanical properties of a mature biofilm from a wastewater system: from microscale to macroscale level'. Biofouling, 31 :651-664. [DOI] [Details]
Carolan, D., Chong, H.M., Ivankovic, A., Kinloch, A.J., Taylor, A.C. (2015) 'Co-continuous polymer systems: A numerical investigation'. Computational Materials Science, 98 :24-33. [DOI] [Details]
Quan, D., Ivankovic, A. (2015) 'Effect of core-shell rubber (CSR) nano-particles on mechanical properties and fracture toughness of an epoxy polymer'. Polymer, 66 :16-28. [DOI] [Details]
McNamara, D., Alveen, P., Damm, S., Carolan, D., Rice, J.H., Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A. (2015) 'A Raman spectroscopy investigation into the influence of thermal treatments on the residual stress of polycrystalline diamond'. International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 52 :114-122. [Details]
McNamara, D., Alveen, P., Carolan, D., Murphy, N., Ivanković, A. (2015) 'Numerical analysis of the strength of polycrystalline diamond as a function of microstructure'. International Journal of Refractory Metals and Hard Materials, 52 :195-202. [DOI] [Details]
McNamara, D., Alveen, P., Carolan, D., Murphy, N., Ivanković, A. (2015) 'Fracture toughness evaluation of polycrystalline diamond as a function of microstructure'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 143 :1-16. [DOI] [Details]
Alveen, P., McNamara, D., Carolan, D., Murphy, N., Ivanković, A. (2015) 'The influence of microstructure on the fracture properties of polycrystalline cubic boron nitride'. Computational Materials Science, 109 :115-123. [DOI] [Details]
M. Conroy, A. J. Kinloch, J. G. Williams, A. Ivankovic (2015) 'Mixed mode partitioning of beam like geometries: a damage dependent solution'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, . [Details]
T. Stefanov, B. Ryan, A. Ivankovic, N. Murphy (2015) 'Mechanical and fracture characterization of an elastomer-toughened cyanoacrylate adhesive for composite-to-composite joints'. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives, . [Details]
Carolan, D. and Chong, H.M. and Ivankovic, A. and Kinloch, A.J. and Taylor, A.C. (2015) 'Co-continuous polymer systems: A numerical investigation'. Computational Materials Science, 98 :24-33. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Quan, D. and Ivankovic, A. (2015) 'Effect of core-shell rubber (CSR) nano-particles on mechanical properties and fracture toughness of an epoxy polymer'. Polymer (United Kingdom), 66 :16-28. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Mohan, J., Ivanković, A., Murphy, N. (2015) 'Mixed-mode fracture toughness of co-cured and secondary bonded composite joints'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 134 :148-167. [DOI] [Details]
Huynh, M., Laefer, D., Murphy, N., Ivankovic, A. (2016) 'Computational Modelling of Crack Propagation in Concrete due to Expansion Cements'. Engineering Structures, . [Details]
A. Safari, Z. Tukovic, M. Walter, E. Casey (2016) 'Interfacial separation of a mixed culture mature biofilm from a glass surface ¿ A combined experimental and cohesive zone modelling study'. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 54 :205-218. [DOI] [Details]
Petrovic, M., Carolan, D., Ivankovic, A. and Murphy, N.; (2011) 'Role of rate and temperature on fracture and mechanical properties of PCD'. Key Engineering Materials, 452-453 :153-156. [Details]
Carolan, D., Petrovic, M., Ivankovic, A. and Murphy, N.; (2011) 'Fracture Properties of PCBN as a function of loading rate and temperature'. Key Engineering Materials, 452-453 :457-600. Link to full text [Details]
Carolan, D., Petrovic, M., Ivankovic, A., Murphy, N.; (2010) 'Fracture properties of PCBN as a function of loading rate'. Key Engineering Materials, 417-418 :669-672. [Details]
41. Kanyanta, V. and Ivankovic, A.; (2010) 'Mechanical Characterisation of Polyurethane Elastomer for Biomedical Applications'. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 3 :51-62. [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2010) 'Characteristic Features of Flow in Atherosclerosis Susceptible Regions - A Carotid Artery Bifurcation Study (submitted 2010)'. Journal of biomechanical engineering, . [Details]
Carolan, D., Ivankovic, A., and Murphy, N.; (2011) 'Effect of Notch Root Radius on Fracture Toughness of Polycrystalline Cubic Boron Nitride'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 78 (17):2885-2895. Link to full text [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Kanyanta, V., and Ocuilleanain, N.; (2010) 'Effect of Oscillatory Flow on Cell to Substrate Adhesion: Towards Understanding Role of Local Hemodynamics in Atherogenesis (submitted 2010)'. Journal of Biomechanics, . [Details]
43. Karac, A., Blackman, B. R. K., Cooper, V. , Kinloch, A. J. , Rodriguez Sanchez, S. , Teo, W. S. , Ivankovic, A. ; (2010) 'Modelling the fracture behaviour of adhesively-bonded joints as a function of test rate'. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, . [Details]
Karac, A. and Ivankovic, A; (2009) 'Behaviour of fluid filled PE containers under impact: Theoretical and numerical investigation'. International Journal of Impact Engineering, 36 (4):621-631. [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2009) 'Validation of a fluid-structure interaction numerical model for predicting flow transients in arteries'. Journal of Biomechanics, 42 (11):1705-1712. [Details]
flavin, R. et al.; (2008) 'A finite-element analysis study of the metatarsophalangeal joint of the hallux rigidus'. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-British Volume, 90 (10):1334-1340. [Details]
Khalili Parsa, H., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A.; (2008) 'Mechanical Properties of Surrogate Lung Material under Compression'. Journal of Biomechanics, 41 (S1):S353. Available Online [DOI] [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2008) 'A need for FSI Approach in Hemodynamic WSS Analysis: Effect of Wall Flexibility on WSS (submitted 08)'. Journal of Biomechanics, . [Details]
34. Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A.; (2006) 'Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis - role of shear stress'. Journal of Biomechanics, 39 :S650-S650. [Details]
Demirdzic, I, Dzaferovic, E, Ivankovic, A, ; (2005) 'Finite-volume approach to thermoviscoelasticity'. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part B: Fundamentals, 47 (3):213-237. [Details]
Mohan, J., Carolan, D., Murphy, N., Ivankovic, A. and Dowling, D.; (2007) 'Influence of an Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Surface Treatment on the Interfacial Fracture Toughness of Bonded Composite Joints'. Structural Durability & Health Monitoring, 3 :81-85. [Details]
Rager, A., Williams, J. G. and Ivankovic, A.; (2005) 'Numerical Analysis of the three point bend impact tests for polymers'. International Journal of Fracture Mechanics, 135 :201-217. [Details]
Ting, S.K. M., Williams, J.G. and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) 'Characterisation of fracture behaviour of polyethylene using measured cohesive curves. II: Variation of cohesive parameters with rate and constraint'. POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE, 46 :778-791. [Details]
Ting, S.K.M., Williams, J.G. and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) 'Characterisation of fracture behaviour of polyethylene using measured cohesive curves. III: Structure 'property relationships'. POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE, 46 :792-798. [Details]
Ting, S.K.M., Williams, J.G. and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) 'Characterisation of fracture behaviour of polyethylene using measured cohesive curves. I: Effects of constraint and rate'. POLYMER ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE, 46 :763-777. [Details]
Murphy, N., M. Ali and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) 'Dynamic Crack Bifurcation in PMMA'. ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS, 73 :2569-2587. Link to full text [Details]
Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A.; (2005) 'The Prediction of Dynamic Fracture Evolution in PMMA using a Cohesive Zone Model'. ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS, 72 :861-875. Link to full text [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Pandya, K. and Williams, J. G.; (2004) 'Crack Growth Predictions in Polyethylene using measured Traction ' Separation Curves'. ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS, 71 :657-668. [Details]

Other Journals

Kanyanta, V. and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) 'Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis - Role of Wall Shear Stress' Journal of Biomechanics Vol. 39 (Supplement 1) :S650. Available Online [Details]

Conference Publications

Murphy, N., Ivankovic, A.; (2005) An experimental / numerical investigation of the dynamic fracture characteristics of PMMA Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Fracture (ICF IX) Turin, Italy, [Details]
Murphy, N,Ivankovic, A (2005) ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS The prediction of dynamic fracture evolution in PMMA using a cohesive zone model , pp.861-875 [DOI] [Details]
Quinn, N., Ivankovic, A., Karac A. and O'Rourke, M.J.; (2005) Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis Bioengineering in Ireland 2005 [Details]
Cooper, V., Ivankovic, A., Murphy, N., Regan, S.; (2005) Measurement of traction-separation curves for structural adhesives Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the Science and Technology of Adhesion and Adhesives (Adhesion '05) Oxford, UK, [Details]
Murphy, N., Ali, M., Ivankovic, A.; (2005) Dynamic crack bifurcation in PMMA Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives Les Diablerets, Switzerland, [Details]
Murphy, N., Ivankovic, A.; (2006) On the importance of the shape of the cohesive traction-separation law in dynamic fracture simulations Proc ACME/ISSEC 2006 Belfast, [Details]
Niamh, Q., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2006) An investigation into Atherosclerosis using fluid structure interaction Proc ACME/ISSEC Belfast, [Details]
Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) An Investigation into Dynamic Crack Bifurcation in PMMA using a Cohesive Zone Model . In: Matejicek, F eds. 5th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics Trogir, Croatia, , 21-SEP-06 - 23-SEP-06 , pp.177-178 [Details]
Kanyanta, V. and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis - Role ofWall Shear Stress 12th Annual Bioengineering in Ireland Conference , 27-JAN-06 - 28-JAN-06 [Details]
Niamh, Q., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2006) Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis Proc of Bioengineering in Ireland Galway, [Details]
Kanyanta, V. and Ivankovic, A.,; (2006) Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis - Role of Wall Shear Stress 5th World Congress of Biomechanics Munich, Germany, , 29-JUL-06 - 04-AUG-06 , pp.7814 [Details]
Murphy, N,Ali, M,Ivankovic, A (2006) ENGINEERING FRACTURE MECHANICS Dynamic crack bifurcation in PMMA , pp.2569-2587 [DOI] [Details]
Safari, A., Casey, E., Ivankovic, A.; (2007) A Fluid-Structure Interaction Approach to the Investigation of Detachment from Bacterial Biofilms 13th Bioengineering In Ireland Conference Killadeas, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A. ; (2007) Fluid-Structure Interaction Approach in hemodynamic Wall Shear Stress Analysis . In: W. Herzog eds. Fifth IASTED International Conference BIOMECHANICS Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, , 20-AUG-07 - 22-AUG-07 , pp.93-97 Available Online [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Quinn, N., Kelly, S., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2007) Fluid- Structure Interaction in Bioengineering 2nd OpenFOAM Workshop Zagreb, Croatia, , 07-JUN-07 - 09-JUN-07 Available Online [Details]
Kanyanta, V. and Ivankovic, A.; (2007) Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis - Role of Wall Shear Stress: A combined Experimental and Numerical Analysis 10th Annual Sir Bernard Crossland Symposium and Postgraduate Research Workshop , 28-MAR-07 - 29-MAR-07 , pp.105-123 [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A.; (2007) Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis - E ect of Assuming a Flexible Structure on Wall Shear Stress Analysis 13th Annual Bioengineering in Ireland Conference Killadeas, Fermanagh, U.K, , 26-JAN-07 - 27-JAN-07 , pp.pp 32 [Details]
Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A.; (2007) On the Importance of the shape of the cohesive traction-separation law in dynamic fracture simulations Joint Symposium of the Irish Mechanics Society, the Swedish National Committee for Mechanics and the Irish Society for Scientific & Engineering Computation in honour of Prof K. B. Broberg , 09-MAY-07 - 10-MAY-07 [Details]
Mohan, J., Carolan, D., Murphy, N., Ivankovic, A., and Dowling, D.; (2007) Influence of an atmospheric pressure plasma surface treatment on the interfacial fracture toughness of bonded composite joints 6th International Conference on Fracture & Damage Mechanics , 17-JUL-07 - 19-JUL-07 [Details]
Safari. A., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A., Walter, M., Casey, E.; (2008) A Two-Phase Flow Model of Biofilm Detachment 31st Annual Meeting of Adhesion Society Austin, TX. USA, [Details]
Safari. A., Ivankovic, A., Tukovic, Z.; (2008) Numerical Modeling of Fluid-Biofilm Interaction 8th World Conference on Computational Mechanics Venice, Italy, [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2008) Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis - Role of Wall Shear Stress 14th Annual Bioengineering in Ireland Conference Sligo, Ireland, , 25-JAN-08 - 26-JAN-08 , pp.1 [Details]
Safari. A., Karac, A., Walter, M., Casey, E, Ivankovic, A; (2008) A two-phase flow model of biofilm detachment 31st Annual Meeting of The Adhesion Society Austin, TX. USA, [Details]
Mohan, J., Murphy, N., Ivankovic, A. and Dowling, D. P.; (2008) The effect of humidity levels on the fracture behaviour of co-cured composite joints 5th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives, Les DIablerets, Switzerland, 2008 [Details]
Tukovic, Z., Ivankovic, A., Safari. A. ; (2008) Numerical Modeling of Fluid-Biofilm Interaction 3rd OpenFOAM Workshop Milan, Italy, Available Online [Details]
Safari. A., Ivankovic, A., Tukovic, Z.; (2008) Numerical Modelling OF Viscoelstic Response of Bacterial Biofilm to Mechanical Stress . In: Sligo, Ireland eds. 14th Bioengineering In Ireland Conference [Details]
Petrovic, M., Carolan, D., Kanyanta, V. and Ivankovic, A.; (2009) Fracture and Mechanical Properties of PCBN as a Function of Loading Rate and Temperature 6th ICCSM Dubrovnik, Croatia, [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A., Murphy, N., Byrne, G.; (2009) Performance of Syndril Cutters under Cyclic Impact Loading EMPS Innovation day University College Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
Tabakovic, A., Aleksandar, K., Ivankovic, A., Gibney, A., McNally, C. & Gilchrist, M.; (2009) A Cohesive Zone Based Constitutive Model for Asphalt Mixtures ISSEC Symposium Dublin City University, [Details]
Safari, A., Ivankovic, A., Tukovic, Z., Walter, M., Casey, E.,; (2009) A Fluid-Structure Interaction Study of Biofilm Detachment 1st International Conference on Computational and Mathematical Biomedical Engineering Swansea, UK, [Details]
Safari. A., Ivankovic, A., Tukovic, Z.; (2009) Numerical Modeling of Viscoelstic Response of Biofilm to Fluid Stresses 6th International Congress of Croatian Society of Mechanics Dubrovnik, Croatia, [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2009) Accurate Prediction of Blood Flow Transients: A Fluid-Structure Interaction Approach 1st International Conference on Mathematical and Computational Biomedical Engineering - CMBE2009 [Details]
Cooper, V., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A., McAuliffe, D., Tukovic, Z. and Murphy, N.; (2009) The effect of constraint on the fracture toughness of adhesively bonded joints Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society Savannah, Georgia, USA, [Details]
Tabakovic, A., Karac, A., Ivankovic, A., Gibney, A., McNally, C. & Gilchrist, M.D.; (2009) A Cohesive Zone Based Constitutive Model for Asphalt Mixtures Annual Symposium of the Irish Society for Scientific and Engineering Computation (ISSEC) Belfast, , 14-MAY-09 - 14-MAY-09 [Details]
Carolan, D., Petrovic, M., Kanyanta, V. and Ivankovic, A.; (2009) Fracture Properties of PCBN as a Function of Loading Rate 8th International Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics Malta, [Details]
A. Safari, Z. Tukovic, E. Casey, A. Ivankovic (201) Cohesive Zone Modelling of Biofilm-Glass Interfacial failure IMS/ISSEC Symposium [Details]
Marcelo Matos Martins, Jose Divo Bressan, Sergio Tonini Button, Alojz Ivankovic; (2010) Extrusion Process by Finite Volume Method Using OpenFoam Software 'Advances in Materials and Processing Technologies' Paris, France, [Details]
Cardiff P, Ivankovic A, Flavin R, FitzPatrick, D Karac A. ; (2011) Numerical Analysis of the Hip Joint Bones in Contact ACME-UK Heriott-Watt University, Edinburgh, [Details]
D. McAuliffe, A. Karac, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic; (2011) Transferability of Adhesive Fracture Toughness Measurements between Peel and TDCB Test Methods for a Nano-Toughened Epoxy 34th Annual Meeting of The Adhesion Society, Inc Savannah, GA, USA, 2011, , 13-FEB-11 - 16-FEB-11 [Details]
J. Mohan, A. Karac, N. Murphy and A. Ivankovic; (2011) An experimental and numerical investigation of the mixed-mode fracture toughness and lap shear strength of aerospace grade composite joints 34th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society Savannah, Georgia, USA, , 13-FEB-11 - 16-FEB-11 [Details]
M. Leonard, A. Ivankovic, N. Murphy, A. Karac; (2011) Micro-Mechanical Modeling of Nano-Toughened Adhesives 6th OpenFOAM Workshop PennState University, USA, [Details]
Cardiff P, Ivankovic A, Flavin R, FitzPatrick, D Karac A. ; (2011) Development of a Finite Volume Methodology for Linear Elastic Contact Problems 21st International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials, IWCMM Limerick, Ireland, , 21-AUG-11 - 24-AUG-11 [Details]
Cardiff P, Ivankovic A, Flavin R, FitzPatrick, D., Karac A.; (2011) Contact Stress Analysis in OpenFOAM - Aplication to Hip Joint Bones 6th OpenFOAM Workshop Penn State University, [Details]
A. Ivankovic, A. Karac, B. R. K. Blackman, V. Cooper, A. J. Kinloch, S. Rodriguez Sanchez and W. S. Teo; (2011) Modelling the Fracture Behaviour of Adhesively-Bonded Joints as a Function of Test Rate - A Rate Dependent Czm Is Required to Predict the Full Range of Behaviour 34th Annual Meeting of The Adhesion Society, Inc Savannah, GA, USA, 2011, , 13-FEB-11 - 16-FEB-11 [Details]
Cardiff P, Ivankovic A, Flavin R, FitzPatrick, D Karac A. ; (2011) The Development of a Numerical Model of the Hip Joint Bioengineering In Ireland NUI, Galway, [Details]
M. Leonard, A. Ivankovic, N. Murphy, A. Karac,; (2011) Numerical examinations of void growth models of spherical void growth in a continuum 21st International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials, IWCMM University of Limerick, , 21-AUG-11 - 24-AUG-11 [Details]
J. Mohan, A. Karac, N. Murphy and A. Ivankovic. ; (2011) An experimental and numerical investigation of the mixed-mode fracture toughness and lap shear strength of aerospace grade composite joints 21st International Workshop on Computational Mechanics of Materials, IWCMM University of Limerick, , 21-AUG-11 - 24-AUG-11 [Details]
J. Mohan, N. Murphy and A. Ivankovic; (2011) Composite adhesive joints The Irish Adhesion and Surface Coating Conference Dublin, , 01-SEP-11 - 01-SEP-11 [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and O'Cuilleanain, N., ; (2011) Effect of Oscillatory Flow on Cell to Substrate Adhesion of Human Cells: Understanding Atherogenesis 16th International Conference on Finite Elements in Flow Problems (FEF 2011), Direct and Inverse Methods for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Biomechanics Minisymposium Munich, , 23-MAR-11 - 25-MAR-11 [Details]
Cardiff, P., Karac, A., Flavinb, R., FitzPatrick, D., Ivankovic, A. (2012) Modelling the Msucles for Hip Joint Stress Analysis using a Finite Volume Methodology Proceedings of the 18th Annual Conference of the Section of Bioengineering of the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland [Details]
Cardiff, P,Karac, A,Ivankovic, A (2012) COMPUTATIONAL MATERIALS SCIENCE Development of a finite volume contact solver based on the penalty method , pp.283-284 [DOI] [Details]
Leonard, M,Murphy, N,Karac, A,Ivankovic, A (2012) COMPUTATIONAL MATERIALS SCIENCE A numerical investigation of spherical void growth in an elastic-plastic continuum , pp.38-40 [DOI] [Details]
D. Mc Auliffe, A. Karac, N. Murphy & A. Ivankovic (2012) Determination of the cohesive strength and toughening mechanisms of a nano-modified adhesive under a triaxial stress state Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society New Orleans, Louisiana, [Details]
M. Leonard, D. Mc Auliffe, A. Karac, A. Ivankovic & N. Murphy (2012) Micro-mechanical modelling of void growth and damage evolution of nano-toughened structural adhesion using the finite volume method Proceedings of the 35th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society New Orleans, Louisiana, [Details]
A. Ivankovic, D. Mc Auliffe, J. Mohan, M. Conroy (2012) Why are adhesives tough (to work with)? The Irish Adhesion, Surface Coating and Composites Conference 2012: Challenges in Transport, Energy and Sustainability Limerick, Ireland, [Details]
M. Leonard, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2012) Micro-mechanial modelling of Nano-toughened Adhesives The Irish Adhesion, Surface Coating and Composites Conference 2012: Challenges in Transport, Energy and Sustainability Limerick, Ireland, [Details]
T. Stefanov, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2012) Mechanical & Fracture Characterization of Rubber-Toughened Cyanoacrylate Adhesive Joints The Irish Adhesion, Surface Coating and Composites Conference 2012: Challenges in Transport, Energy and Sustainability Limerick, Ireland, [Details]
D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2012) Effect of micro-scturture on the fracture properties of PCD and PCBN 7th International Conference of the Croatian Society of Mechanics Zadar, Croatia, [Details]
Declan Carolan, Declan McNamara, Patricia Alveen, Neal Murphy, Alojz Ivanković (2012) Effect of Microstructure on the fracture toughness of polycrytalline diamond & polycrystalline cubic boron nitride 19th European Conference on Fracture (ECF19) Kazan, Russia, , 26-AUG-12 - 31-AUG-12 [Details]
H. K. Parsa, A. Karac, A. Ivankovic (2012) Surrogate Lung Material for Impact Studies: Development and Testing International IRCOBI Conference on THE BIOMECHANICS OF INJURY , 12-SEP-12 - 14-SEP-12 [Details]
P. Alveen, D McNamara, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) Micromechanical modeling of advanced ceramics with statistically representative synthetic microstructures 7th International Conference on Materials Structure and Micromechanics of Fracture Brno, Czech Republic, [Details]
D. Quan, M. Leonard, D. McAuliffe, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) The effect of particle volume fraction on the fracture toughness of nano-toughened epoxy adhesives IMS/ISSEC Symposium UCD, Dublin, [Details]
M. Conroy, B. F. Sorensen, A. Ivankovic (2013) Combined numerical and experimental assessment of mixed mode partitioning in beam-like geometries IMS/ISSEC Symposium UCD, Dublin, [Details]
M. Conroy, A. Ivankovic, A. Karac, N. Murphy, J.G Williams (2013) Numerical Analysis of mode mixity in Beam Like Geometries using cohesive zone 12th International Conference on the Science and Technology of Adhesion and Adhesives York, UK, [Details]
D. Quan, D. McAuliffe, A. Karac, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) The Fracture Behaviour of a Nano-modified Structural Epoxy Adhesive 12th International Conference on the Science and Technology of Adhesion and Adhesives York, UK, [Details]
T. Stefanov, A. Ivankovic, N. Murphy (2013) Fracture Characterization of a Rubber-Toughened Cyanoacrylate Adhesive for Composite-to-Composite and Metal-to-Metal Joints 12th International Conference on the Science and Technology of Adhesion and Adhesives York, UK, [Details]
D. McNamara, P. Alveen, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) The role of microstructure on the fracture behaviour of super-hard materials 12th International Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics Sardinia, Italy, [Details]
P. Alveen, D. McNamara, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) Micromechanical modelling of superhard materials using statistically representative microstructures 12th International Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics Sardinia, Italy, [Details]
M. Leonard, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) Modelling of particle debonding and energy dissipation mechanisms in nano-toughened structural adhesive Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society Daytone Beach, [Details]
M. Conroy, A. Ivankovic, A. Karac, J.G. Williams (2013) Mode-mixity in beamlike geometries: Global partitioning with Cohezive zones Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society Daytone Beach, [Details]
D. Mc Auliffe, A. Karac, N. Murphy & A. Ivankovic (2013) The fracture behavior of a nano-modified structural epoxy adhesive Proceedings of the 36th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society Daytona Beach, [Details]
P. Alveen, D. McNamara, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) Micro-mechanical modeling of advanced ceramics 13th International Conference on Fracture Beijing, China, [Details]
D. McNamara, P. Alveen, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) Dynamic fracture of polycrystalline diamond and polycrystalline cubic boron nitride under impact loading conditions using a miniaturized Kolsky bar 13th International Conference on Fracture Beijing, China, [Details]
D. Carolan, D. McNamara, P. Alveen, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) A combined experimental numerical investigation into the role of microstructure on the fracture pf polycrystalline Cubic Boron Nitride IMS/ISSEC Symposium UCD, Dublin, [Details]
J. Mohan, N. Murphy and A. Ivankovic (2013) Fracture chatacerisation of composite joint systems Irish Adhesion, Surface Coating & Composites Conference Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
A. Ivankovic and M. Conroy (2013) Aspects of mixed-mode adhesive failure Irish Adhesion, Surface Coating & Composites Conference Dublin, Ireland, [Details]
P. Alveen, D. McNamara, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2013) Micromechanical modelling of superhard materials using statistically representative microstructures 12th International Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics Sardinia, Italy, [Details]
A. Safari, Z. Tukovic, E. Casey, A. Ivankovic (2013) Cohesive Zone Modelling of Biofilm-Glass Interfacial failure IMS/ISSEC Symposium UCD, Dublin, [Details]
P. Cardiff, A. Karac. A. Ivankovic (2013) An open-source finite volume method for computational solid mechanics IMS/ISSEC Symposium UCD, Dublin, [Details]
P. Cardiff, M. Leonard, N. Murphy and A. Ivankovic (2014) Fracture Toughness Optimization of Nano-Toughened Structural Adhesives: A Representative Volume Element Approach Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society San Diego, CA, , 23-FEB-14 - 26-FEB-14 [Details]
D. Quan, Z. Tukovic, D. McAuliffe, N. Murphy and A. Ivankovic (2014) An Investigation of Toughness Mechanisms and Synergistic Effects in Nano-Toughened Epoxy Adhesives Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society San Diego, CA, , 23-FEB-14 - 26-FEB-14 [Details]
M. Leonard, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2014) Modelling nano-particle loading and debonding in a rubber-toughened adhesive using the finite volume method Irish Polymer & Materials Conference UCD, Dublin, [Details]
M. Conroy, B.F. Sørensen, A. Ivankovic (2014) Combined Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Mode-Mixity in Beam Like Geometries Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society San Diego, CA, , 23-FEB-14 - 26-FEB-14 [Details]
P. Alveen, D. McNamara, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2014) An embedded microstructural model for predicting the strength and toughness of multi-phase ceramics 20th European Conference on Fracture Trondheim, Norway, [Details]
D. McNamara, P. Alveen, D. Carolan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2014) Micromechanical study of strength and toughness of advanced ceramics 20th European Conference on Fracture Trondheim, Norway, [Details]
D. Quan, A. Ivankovic (2014) Role of particle volume fraction on properties and toughness of epoxy modified by core-shell rubber particles Irish Polymer & Materials Conference UCD, Dublin, [Details]
T. Stefanov, A. Ivankovic, N. Murphy (2014) Mechanical and fracture characterization of rubber-toughened cyanoacrylate adhesive joints Irish Polymer & Materials Conference UCD, Dublin, [Details]
A. Ivankovic, D. Quan, D. McAuliffe, D. Carolan, D. McNamara, P. Alveen, M. Leonard, Z. Tukovic, P. Cardiff, N. Murphy (2014) The fracture behaviour of nano-modified epoxy adhesives; particles, bubbles, synergies and predicting the past 9th Annual SPE Polymer Nanocomposites Conference Lehigh University, [Details]
D. Carolan, H.M. Chong, A.C. Taylor, A. Ivankovic, A.J. Kinloch (2014) A numerical investigation of energy dissipation in co-continuous binary polymer systems 7th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives Les Diablerets, [Details]
T. Stefanov, A. Ivankovic, N. Murphy (2014) Mechanical and fracture characterization of rubber-toughened cyanoacrylate adhesive joints 7th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives Les Diablerets, [Details]
M. Conroy, B.F. Sørensen, A. Ivankovic (2014) Combined numerical and experimental assessment of mixed mode partitioning in UD carbon fibre/epoxy laminates 7th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives Les Diablerets, [Details]
D. Quan, A. Ivankovic (2014) Fracture energy and toughening mechanisms of epoxy adhesives toughened by nano sized core-shell rubber particles 7th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives Les Diablerets, [Details]
D. Carolan, A. J. Kinloch, A. Ivankovic, S. Sprenger, A. C. Taylor (2015) Synergistic effects in the fracture performance of epoxy polymers modified with silica and silicone nanoparticles Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society [Details]
L. Cahill, G. Boyle, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2015) Adhesive bonding of composite adherends: The effect of adherent type on the apparent mode I fracture toughness Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society [Details]
P. Alveen, D. Carolan, D. McNamara, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic (2015) PCD and PCBN with tailored properties: Multi-scale experimental and numerical study 65th Diamond Conference [Details]
M. Conroy, A. Ivankovic (2015) Mixed Mode partitioning in in Beam Like Geometries: A semi analytical cohesive analysis Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society [Details]
D. Quan, A. Ivankovic (2015) Damage behaviour of core shell rubber particles toughened epoxy adhesive using J-CDNT test Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society [Details]
Ramamoorthy, A. , Mohan, J., Dowling, D., Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A.; (2010) Enhanced carbon/epoxy composite fracture toughness achieved using atmospheric pressure plasma The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society [Details]
Carolan, D., Petrovic, M., Ivankovic, A. and Murphy, N.; (2010) Fracture Properties of PCBN as a Function of Loading Rate and Temperature The 9th International Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics [Details]
Mohan, J., Ramamoorthy, A., Murphy, N., Dowling, D. and Ivankovic, A.; (2010) The influence of plasma surface treatment on the fracture toughness of peel ply prepared bonded composite joints The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society [Details]
Carolan, D., Mc Namara, D., Petrovic, M., Ivankovic, A. and Murphy, N.; (2010) Fracture and Mechanical Properties of PCD and PCBN as a function of rate and temperature The 7th International Symposium on Impact Engineering [Details]
Petrovic, M., Carolan, D., Ivankovic, A. and Murphy, N.; (2010) Role of Rate and Temperature on Fracture and Mechanical Properties of PCD The 9th International Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics [Details]
Cooper, V., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A., McAuliffe, D., Murphy, N. and Tukovic, Z.; (2010) From bond gap thickness effects to geometric transferability of fracture parameters in structural adhesives - almost final chapter The 33rd Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society Daytona Beach, Florida, [Details]
J. Mohan, N. Murphy and A. Ivankovic; (2009) Mode-mixity in co-cured and secondary bonded composite joints 6th International Congress of Croation Society of Mechanics (ICCSM) Dubrovnik, Croatia, , 30-SEP-09 - 02-OCT-09 [Details]
J. Mohan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic; (2009) The Effect of Prepreg Storage Humidity on Co-Cured Compsite Joints 32st Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society Savannah, [Details]
Cooper, V., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A., Murphy, N.; (2009) The Effect of Constraint on the Fracture Toughness of Adhesively Bonded Joints 32st Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society Savannah, [Details]
Khalili Parsa, H., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2009) Mechanical Characterisation of Fluid-Filled gelatine Microcapsules 15th Bioengineering in Ireland Limerick, Ireland, , 30-JAN-09 - 31-JAN-09 [Details]
Hamid Khalili Parsa, Alojz Ivankovic, Aleksandar Karac; (2009) Mechanical properties of fluid-filled gelatine microcapsules 6th International Congress of Croation Society of Mechanics (ICCSM) Dubrovnik, Croatia, , 30-SEP-09 - 02-OCT-09 [Details]
Hamid Khalili Parsa, Alojz Ivankovic, Aleksandar Karac ; (2009) Characterisation of a surrogate lung material made of polyurethane foam and fluid-filled gelatine microcapsules 1st International Conference on Mathematical and Computational Biomedical Engineering (CMBE2009 Swansea, UK, , 29-JUN-09 - 01-JUL-09 , pp.388-391 [Details]
D.Carolan, M. Petrovic, A. Ivankovic, N.Murphy; (2009) Fracture properties of PCBN as a function of loading rate FDM 2009 St. George¿s Bay, Malta, , 08-SEP-09 - 10-SEP-09 [Details]
Safari. A., Ivankovic, A., Tukovic, Z.; (2009) Numerical modelling of viscoelastic response of biofilm to fluid flow stress 6th International Congress of Croation Society of Mechanics (ICCSM) Dubrovnik, Croatia, , 30-SEP-09 - 02-OCT-09 [Details]
Safari. A., Ivankovic, A., Tukovic, Z., Walter, M., Casey; (2009) A fluid-structure interaction study of biofilm detachment. E 1st CMBE Swansea, UK, , 29-JUN-09 - 01-JUL-09 [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2009) Accurate Prediction of Blood Flow Transients: A Fluid-Structure Interaction Approach The 1st International Conference on Mathematical and Computational Biomedical Engineering Swansea, UK, , 29-JUN-09 - 01-JUL-09 , pp.316-319 [Details]
D.Carolan, M. Petrovic, A. Ivankovic; (2009) Mechanical and fracture properties of PCBN as function of loading rate and temperature 6th International Congress of Croation Society of Mechanics (ICCSM) Dubrovnik, Croatia, , 30-SEP-09 - 02-OCT-09 [Details]
Quinn, N., Ivankovic, A.; (2008) The Effect of an Idealised Atherosclerotic Plaque on the Behaviour of a Polyurethane Mock Artery Proc of Bioengineering in Ireland 2008 [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Quinn, N., Kelly, S., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2008) Fluid-Structure Interaction in Bioengineering II 3rd OpenFOAM Workshop Milan, Italy, , 10-JUL-08 - 11-JUL-08 Available Online [Details]
J. Mohan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic and D. Dowling; (2008) The effect of humidity levels on the fracture behaviour of co-cured composite joints 5th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives Les Diablerets, Switzerland, , 07-SEP-08 - 11-SEP-08 [Details]
J. Mohan, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic and D. Dowling; (2008) Effect of an atmospheric pressure plasma treatment and humidity levels on the interfacial fracture toughness of co-cured composite joints 17th European Conference on Fracture (ECF17) Brno, Czech Republic, , 02-SEP-08 - 05-SEP-08 [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Quinn, N., Kelly, S., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2008) Fluid-Structure Interaction in Bioengineering II 3rd OpenFOAM Workshop [Details]
Safari, A., Ivanković, A. and Tuković, ¿.; (2008) Numerical Modelling of Fluid Biofilm Interaction 8th. World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM8) 5th. European Congress on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences and Engineering (ECCOMAS 2008) [Details]
Safari, A., Walter, M., Casey, E., Ivankovic, A.; (2008) A two-phase flow model of biofilm detachment Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society [Details]
Safari, A., Ivanković, A. and Tuković, ¿.; (2008) Numerical Modelling of Viscoelastic Response of Bacterial Biofilm to Mechanical Stress Bioengineering in Ireland, 14th Annual Conference Proceedings [Details]
Khalili Parsa, H., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2008) Mechanical properties of surrogate lung material under compression The 16th Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics Lucerne, Switzerland, , 06-JUL-08 - 09-JUL-08 [DOI] [Details]
Khalili Parsa, H., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2008) Development of a surrogate lung for predicting blast trauma Bioengineering in Ireland [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A; (2008) Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis Role of Wall Shear Stress Bioengineering in Ireland, 14th Annual Conference Proceedings [Details]
Cooper, V., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A.; (2008) An Experimental and Numerical Investigation into the Effect of Bond Thickness and Width on the Fracture Toughness, GIC, of Adhesively Bonded Joints Proceedings of the 5th ESIS TC4 conference [Details]
Cooper, V., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A.; (2008) A Mode I Fracture Behaviour Analysis of Adhesively Bonded Joints Proceedings of the 17th European Conference on Fracture [Details]
Cooper, V., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A.; (2008) Study of Bond Thickness Effects on the Mode I Fracture Toughness of Adhesively Bonded Joints Proceedings of the 31st Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society [Details]
Carolan, D., Dowling, D., Ivankovic, A., Mohan, J. and Murphy, N.; (2007) The Effect of Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Surface Treatment on the Interfacial Fracture Toughness of Bonded Composite Joints The 6th International Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics (FDM07) Madeira, [Details]
Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A.; (2007) On the importance of the shape of the cohesive traction-separation law in dynamic fracture simulations Symosium on Mechanics of Materials: Perspectives and Recent Advances to honour the memory of K. B. Broberg, IMS, SNCM and ISSEC [Details]
Blackman, B. R. K. , Cooper, V., Ivankovic, A. , Karac, A., Kinloch, A.J., Rodriguez Sanchez, S. and Teo, W.S. ; (2006) Stick-slip crack propagation in adhesively bonded joints WCCM VII Los Angeles, [Details]
Niamh, Q., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2006) A Numerical Investigation into Atherosclerosis Examining the Deformation Profiles of Healthy and Diseased Mock Arteries Proc ASME BIO2006 Summer Bioengineering Conference Florida, [Details]
Alakija, O., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2005) Finite Volume solution to high rate wave propagation through a lung alveoli stuck IUTAM Int. Symposium on Biomechanics of Impact UCD Dublin, [Details]
Niamh, Q., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2005) Towards early diagnosis of atherosclerosis Proceedings of the 11th annual conference on Bioengineering in Ireland Dublin, [Details]
Quinn, N., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2007) An Experimental and Numerical Investigation into Early Atherosclerosis Bioengineering in Ireland Killadeas, Fermanagh, [Details]
Quinn, N., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2007) A Combined Experimental and Numerical Investigation into Early Atherosclerosis ACME 2007 Glasgow, [Details]
Quinn, N., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2007) An Experimental and Numerical Investigation into the Deformation Profiles of Mock Arteries ASME BIO2007 [Details]
Cooper, V. and Ivankovic, A.; (2007) Measurement of Traction-Separation Curves for Structural Adhesives 30th Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society Tampa, Florida, [Details]
Cooper, V., Ivankovic, A., Karac, A. and Brocks W.; (2007) Fracture Behaviour of Adhesively Bonded Joints in Tapered Double Cantilever Beam (TDCB) Tests The 6th International Conference on Fracture and Damage Mechanics (FDM07) Madeira, [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2007) Fluid-Structure Interaction Approach in Hemodynamic Wall Shear Stress Analysis 5th IASTED International Conference on Biomechanics Honolulu, Hawaii, [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2007) Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis ' Effect of Assuming a Flexible Structure on Wall Shear Stress Analysis Bioengineering in Ireland Killadeas, Fermanagh, [Details]
Safari. A., Casey, E. and Ivankovic, A.; (2007) A fluid-structure interaction approach to the investigation of detachment from bacterial biofilms Bioengineering in Ireland Killadeas, Fermanagh, [Details]
Ivankovic, A.; (2007) Cracks in Pressurised Plastic Pipes Symosium on Mechanics of Materials: Perspectives and Recent Advances UCD Dublin, [Details]
Khalili Parsa, H. and Ivankovic, A.; (2007) Towards better understanding and predicting blast trauma to human lungs Bioengineering in Ireland Killadeas, Fermanagh, [Details]
Kanyanta, V. and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis ' Role of Wall Shear Stress Bioengineering in Ireland [Details]
Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) An investigation into dynamic crack bifurcation in PMMA using a cohesive zone model 5th ICCSM Trogir, Croatia, [Details]
Quinn, N., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2006) An investigation in Atherosclerosis using the fluid-structure interaction technique 5th ICCSM Trogir, Croatia, [Details]
Murphy, N, Ali, M. and Ivankovic, A.; (2005) Dynamic crack bifurcation in PMMA 4th International Conference on Fracture of Polymers, Composites and Adhesives Les Diablerets, Switzerland, [Details]
Quinn, N., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2006) An investigation into Atherosclerosis using fluid structure interaction ACME/ISSEC Belfast, [Details]
Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) On the importance of the shape of the cohesive traction-separation law in dynamic fracture simulations ACME/ISSEC 2006 Belfast, [Details]
Cooper, V., Ivankovic, A., Murphy, N. and Regan, S; (2005) Measurement of traction-separation curves for structural adhesives 9th International Conference on the Science and Technology of Adhesion and Adhesives (Adhesion '05) Oxford, UK, [Details]
Murphy, N. and Ivankovic, A.; (2005) An experimental / numerical investigation of the dynamic fracture characteristics of PMMA 11th International Conference on Fracture (ICF XI) Turin, Italy, [Details]
Quinn, N., Ivankovic, A. and Karac, A.; (2006) Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis Bioengineering in Ireland Galway, [Details]
Kanyanta, V. and Ivankovic, A.; (2006) Towards early diagnosis of atherosclerosis, combined experimental and numerical approach 5th World Congress of Biomechanics (7814, S650) Munich, Germany, , 29-JUL-06 - 04-AUG-06 [Details]

Published Reports

Ivankovic, A., Kanyanta, V., Khalili Parsa, H.; (2007) Impact Testing of Diamond Cutters - Phase 2, Internal Report. Element Six, Ireland. [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Kanyanta, V., Khalili Parsa, H.; (2007) Impact Testing of Diamond Cutters - Phase 1, Internal Report. Element Six, Ireland. [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Kanyanta, V., Khalili Parsa, H., Petrovic, M.; (2007) Impact Testing of BD043 and BD044 Cutters, Internal Report. Element Six, Ireland. [Details]
Ivankovic, A. and Kanyanta, V.; (2007) Fracture Testing of PCD and PCBN Specimens (Preliminary Study), Internal Report. Element Six, Ireland. [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Kanyanta, V., Petrovic, M., Parsa, H.; (2007) Impact Testing of BD043 and BD044 Cutters, Internal Report. Element Six, Ireland. [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Kanyanta, V., Khalili Parsa, H., Petrovic, M.; (2008) Impact Testing of PCD Cutters, Internal Report. Element Six, Ireland. [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Kanyanta, V., Petrovic, M., Parsa, H.; (2008) Impact Testing of PCD Cutters, Internal Report. Element Six, Ireland. [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Petrovic, M., Khalili Parsa, H., Kanyanta, V., ; (2009) Impact Testing of Carbide 06 and SF Inserts, Internal Report. Atlas Copco, Sweden. [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Kanyanta, V., Petrovic, M., Khalili Parsa, H.; (2009) Impact Testing of Carbide Inserts 2, Internal Report. Atlas Copco, Sweden. [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Kanyanta, V., Petrovic, M.; (2009) Impact Testing of Carbide Inserts 1, Internal Report. Atlas Copco, Sweden. [Details]
Ivankovic, A., Kanyanta, V., Petrovic, M., Parsa, H.; (2009) Impact Testing of Carbide Inserts 2, Internal Report. Atlas Copco, Sweden. [Details]
Kanyanta, V., Ivankovic, A., Murphy, N., Dormer, A.; (2010) Fracture Behaviour of Syndril (PCD) Cutters Under Cyclic Impact Loading, Internal Report. Element Six, Ireland. [Details]
                     

Abstract

Khalili Parsa, H. Ivankovic, A., Karac, A.; (2010) Towards better understanding and prediction of blast trauma to human lungs. Dublin, Ireland: Abstract Available Online [Details]
       

Reviews

Petrovic, M,Ivankovic, A,Murphy, N (2012) The mechanical properties of polycrystalline diamond as a function of strain rate and temperature. Reviews [DOI] [Details]
                                                     

Research

Research Interests

Materials-Energy:
Polymers, Composites and Adhesives
Constitutive and damage (traction-separation) characterisation of polymers.
Fracture of polymers.
Adhesively bonded joints.
Composite joints.
Polymer processing and residual stresses.
Hard materials
Constitutive and fracture behaviour of PCD, PCBN, WC.
Bridging material mechanics and science with manufacturing processes.

Biomechanics:
Biomechanics of Atherosclerosis: Towards early diagnosis of atherosclerosis from cell level to full scale arteries.
Cell adhesion.
Effects of blast impact on internal organs.
Biofilms: mechanical characterisation and cohesion-decohesion of bacterial biofilms.
Numerical modelling of the Hip joint for complex Soft Tissue reconstructions.

Complex systems:
Development of FV method for computational solid mechanics and coupled problems.
Modelling of solid-fluid-fracture interaction problems.
Multiscale modelling:Bridging of length and time scales.



Research Projects

Sponsor : Element Six Ltd.
Title : E6 six-month extension for Declan Carolan (currently funded by IRCSET R10690, end date 30/09/10)
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-10 / 31-MAY-11
Sponsor : University of Limerick (UL)
Title : SEAC extension till 31/12/10 funded by UL (formerly R11432 funded by EI)
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-10 / 28-FEB-15
Sponsor : Element Six Ltd.
Title : Next Generation Polycrystalline Diamond (PCD) Cutting Tool Materials for High Performance Cutting in the Oil Drilling/Mining Industry
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-10 / 30-JUN-11
Sponsor : University of Limerick (UL)
Title : iComp-Topic 3
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-11 / 31-MAY-15
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET)
Title : Development of Next Generation Polycrystalline Diamond
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-11 / 30-SEP-14
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET)
Title : Development of Next Generation PCBN
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-11 / 30-SEP-14
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET)
Title : Numerical modelling of peel tests on adhesive joints
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-11 / 30-SEP-14
Sponsor : Henkel
Title : Henkel scholarships for David McAuliffe and Tatiana Stefanov
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-11 / 31-MAR-12
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Element Six Ltd.
Title : Materials by Design: Development and Manufacture of Next Generation Superhard Materials with Tailored Properties.
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-11 / 01-MAY-14
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET)
Title : Mechanical & Fracture Characterization of Rubber-Toughened Cyanoacrylate Adhesive Joints.
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-12 / 31-DEC-14
Sponsor : Henkel
Title : Benzoxazine Adhesive Joints
Start Date / End Date : 05-JUN-12 / 30-NOV-13
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : Development of Surrogate Organ Technology for Improved Blast Impact Analysis
Start Date / End Date : 24-JUN-13 / 23-SEP-13
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : Characterisation and optimisation of lightweight structures under impact
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-13 / 30-JUN-16
Sponsor : University of Limerick (UL)
Title : Damage Prediction and Repair Reliability of Composite Structures and Adhesive Joints
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUN-13 / 28-FEB-15
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : Nano-modification, functionalisation and tailored design of materials: from soft adhesives and composites to super-hard diamonds
Start Date / End Date : 01-JAN-14 / 31-DEC-16
Sponsor : Henkel
Title : Effect of carbon fibre treatments using a plasma polymerised primer on fracture behaviour of Benzoxazine composites
Start Date / End Date : 01-FEB-13 / 05-SEP-14
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Dong ESIS
Start Date / End Date : 01-APR-14 / 30-SEP-15
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : Innovation Voucher: S&C Sports Ltd (t/a Cycleplus)
Start Date / End Date : 07-JUN-13 / 04-JUN-14
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : Overcoming Post-Operative Hip Instability: A Numerical Model Approach.
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-14 / 30-SEP-18
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : A Numerical Model of the Ankle Joint Mechanics Towards Design of Next Generation Ankle Implants
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-14 / 30-SEP-18
Sponsor : Bekaert
Title : Multi-scale Study of Wire Rolling
Start Date / End Date : 01-JUL-14 / 30-JUN-18
Sponsor : University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : Alojz Ivankovic School Funded Research Account
Start Date / End Date : 09-MAR-15 / 08-MAR-19
Sponsor : Henkel
Title : Numerical modelling of peel tests on adhesive joints - Mark Conroy
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-14 / 31-MAR-15
Sponsor : Element Six Ltd.
Title : Development of Next Generation PCBN
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-14 / 31-MAR-15
Sponsor : Irish Research Council (IRC)
Title : The conceptual design, development, testing and modelling of Spotscrew enhanced coinjected/ co-cured joints in aerospace-grade composites
Start Date / End Date : 04-JAN-16 / 03-JAN-20
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Element Six Ltd.
Title : Design and Development of Novel Cutting Tool Microstructures using Additive Technologies
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-15 / 31-AUG-17
Sponsor : University of Limerick (UL)
Title : IComp Topic 3 Phase 2 - Composite/Composite & Composite/Metal Joints (CCM-bond)
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-15 / 30-SEP-16
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : Pandora - high level designs of collapsable shipping containers
Start Date / End Date : 09-MAR-15 / 08-MAR-16
Sponsor : Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
Title : MSc in Mechanical & Materials Engineering
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-15 / 31-AUG-16
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET)
Title : A combined experimental/numerical investigation into the structure-property relationship of structural adhesives
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-09 / 30-OCT-12
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Title : Science and Engineering of Advanced Composites
Start Date / End Date : 01-MAY-09 / 31-AUG-10
Sponsor : Tekno Surgical
University College Dublin (UCD)
Title : The development of a numerical model of the Hip Joint for complex soft tissue reconstructions around the Hip Joint
Start Date / End Date : 01-NOV-08 / 31-OCT-11
Sponsor : Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Title : HPC Cluster
Start Date / End Date : 01-DEC-07 / 30-MAY-08
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET)
Title : Fracture of PCBN
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-07 / 30-SEP-10
Sponsor : Enterprise Ireland (EI)
Element Six Ltd.
Title : The development of next generation Polycrystaline Diamond (PCD) Cutting Tool Materials for High Performance Cutting in the Oil Drilling/Mining Industry
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-07 / 28-FEB-11
Sponsor : Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Title : Towards better understanding and predicting blast trauma to human lungs: combined experimental-numerical study
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-06 / 28-FEB-10
Sponsor : Element Six Ltd.
Title : Fracture Testing of PCD and PCBN specimens
Start Date / End Date : 30-JUN-06 / 01-DEC-06
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET)
Title : Towards Early Diagnosis of Atherosclerosis. Candidate: Niamh Quinn
Start Date / End Date : 01-OCT-04 / 31-MAR-08
Sponsor : Science Foundation Ireland (SFI)
Title : Towards early diagnosis of Atherosclerosis: A novel combined Experimental/Numerical Investigation
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-04 / 31-MAR-08
Sponsor : Irish Research Council for Science Engineering and Technology (IRCSET)
Title : Characterisation of traction-separation laws in structural adhesives
Start Date / End Date : 24-OCT-05 / 31-MAR-09
Sponsor : European Commission DG XII
Title : A single blinded randomised controlled trail exploring the effectiveness of supervised general exercise programme versus usual physiotherapy for
Start Date / End Date : 01-SEP-07 / 31-DEC-10

Recent Postgraduates

PhD:
V. Stylianou (94-99, Imperial College London), 
K. Maneeratana (94-00, Imperial College London),
V. Tropsa (96-01, Imperial College London),
N. Murphy (96-07, University College Dublin),
E. Dzaferovic (97-02, University Sarajevo),
A. Karac (99-03, Imperial College London),
I. Georgiou (99-03, Imperial College London),
S. Ting (00-03, Imperial College London),
V. Paloumbi (01-07, Imperial College London),
O. Alakija (01-, Imperial College London),
N. Quinn (04-11, University College Dublin),
V. Kanyanta (05-09, University College Dublin),
V. Cooper (05-10, University College Dublin),
J. Mohan (05-10, University College Dublin),
H. Khalilli Parsa (06-11, University College Dublin),
A. Safari (06-11, University College Dublin),
M. Petrovic (07-11, University College Dublin),
D. Carolan (07-11, University College Dublin).
P. Cardif (08-, University College Dublin).
D. McAuliffe (08-, University College Dublin).
M. Leonard (09-, University College Dublin).


Research Associates/PostDoc:
G. Venizelos (97-98, Imperial College London),
C. Greenshields (97-99, Imperial College London),
V. Paloumbi (99-00, Imperial College London),
P. Davis (00, Imperial College London),
V. Tropsa (99-04, Imperial College London),
A. Karac (04-, University College Dublin).
Z. Tukovic (07-, University College Dublin).
V. Kanyanta (08-, University College Dublin).
J. Mohan (09-, University College Dublin).
A. Ramamoorthy (09-, University College Dublin).


11 MSc students supervised/co-supervised

Current Postgraduate Students

Majed Melibary, Engineering Science (MEngSc)   -   Thesis Supervisor
Krunoslav Seset, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor
Karen Fitzgerald, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor
Michael Clancy, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor
Laxmi Muralidharan, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor
Lucas Binsfeld, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)   -   Thesis Supervisor

Teaching

Teaching Philosophy

Past:
• Solid Mechanics
• Stress Analysis
• Finite Volume Stress Analysis
• Numerical methods

Present:
• Computational Continuum Mechanics
• Mechanics of Solids

Modules Coordinated

201500   MEEN40050     Mechanical Engineering: Computational Continuum Mech I
201500   MEEN40150     Mechanical Engineering: Computational Cont. Mech. II
201500   MEEN40710     Mechanical Engineering: ME Mech Prof. Work Exp. (Shor)
201500   MEEN40720     Mechanical Engineering: ME Mech Prof. Work Exp. (Long)
       

Collaborators

Internal Collaborators

• EEM School: G. Byrne, D. Dawling, N. Murphy, M. O'Rourke, K. Stanton
• EMPS College: E. Casey, D. Macelroy, T.Cox.
• Institutes and other Colleges: K. Dawson A. Keenan.

External Collaborators

Other Universities:
• A. J. Kinloch, J. G. Williams, R. Moore, K. Parker, P. S. Leevers, R. Schroter, H. MacGillivray - Imperial College London, UK,
• E. Dzaferovic, I. Demirdzic, R. Musemic - University of Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina,
• A. Karac - University of Zenica, Bosnia & Herzegovina,
• Erik van der Giessen - University of Groningen, Holand,
• Michael P. Marder, Krishnaswamy Ravi-Chandar - University of Texas at Austin, USA,
• Mark O. Robbins - Johns Hopkins University, USA,
• B. Cotterell - Sydney University, Australia,
• T. Pardoen - Catholic University Louvain, Belgium,
• H. Jasak - University Zagreb, Croatia,
• L. Johansson, V. Kordas, B. Simanic - KTH, Sweden.
• P. O. Donoghue - NUI Galway.


Industry or other research organisations:
• H. Jasak, Wikki, UK,
• D. Cokljat - Fluent, UK,
• M. Holloway, B. Burns - Henkel/lLoctite, Ireland
• S. Ward - Cytec, UK/USA,
• C. Harris - Ranier Technology Ltd, UK,
• A. Ham, J. DeRosa - Thames Water/Subterra, UK,
• A. Sedman, I. Bush - DERA/DSTL, UK,
• L. Ooesterkamp - Hydro Aluminium, Norway,
• S. Skehan - St Vincents Hospital, Ireland,
• C. Bowles - Harefield Hospital, UK,
• C. Frye - BP/Solway, UK, Belgium.
• W. Leahy, S. Ozbayraktar, M. Fish, E6 Ireland/South Africa