SERGE ABRATE, Ph.D., Fellow ASME
Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Processes
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901-6603
Telephone: (618) 453-7826, FAX: (618) 453-7455, email: email@example.com
Name and Academic Rank: Serge Abrate, Professor
Degrees With Fields, Institution, and Date:
Ph.D., Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue Univ., 1983. (Advisor: C. T. Sun)
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1980. (Advisor: W. Soedel)
Diplome d'Ingenieur de l'Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts et Metiers in Paris, France, 1976.
Number of Years of Service on This Faculty: 13
Date of Original Appointment: August 16, 1995, Associate Professor
Dates of Advancement in Rank: July 1, 1999, Tenure and Promotion, Professor
Other Related Experience--Teaching, Industrial, etc.:
Assistant Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Univ. of Missouri-Rolla, 1987-1994.
National Research Council Associateship while on sabbatical leave, 2001-2002 Academic year. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, MD.
Research Engineer, DAYCO Corp., Springfield, MO, 1983, 1986.
Instructor, School of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Purdue University, 1981-1983.
Teaching Assistant, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1979, 1980
Consulting, Patents, etc.: None
State(s) in Which Registered: None
Principal Publications of Last Five Years:
Serge Abrate. Functionally graded plates behave like homogeneous plates. Composites Part B, Engineering Volume 39, Issue 1, Pages 151-158, 2008
Serge Abrate. Criteria for Yielding or Failure of Cellular Materials. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials 2008 10: 5-51.
Nonlinear Dynamic Behavior of Parachute Static Lines.
Introduction of new concepts and problem solving in engineering dynamics. Serge Abrate. Proceedings of IMECE 2007, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, November 11-16, 2007, Seattle, Washington, USA
Vibration of functionally graded shells. Serge Abrate. Proceedings of IMECE 2007, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, November 11-16, 2007, Seattle, Washington, USA
Ballistic impacts on composite plates. Full length paper on CD. ICCM 16, the 16th Int. Conf. on Composite Materials, Kyoto, Japan, July 8-13, 2007.
Vibration of functionally graded plates. Serge Abrate. Paper ESDA2006-95778. Proceedings of ESDA2006, 8th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, July 4-7, 2006, Torino, Italy.
Ballistic impacts on composites. Proceedings of the 16th Int. Conf. on Composite Materials, ICCM 16, Kyoto, Japan, July 8-13, 2007
Anisotropic yield criteria for cellular materials. Serge Abrate. Proc. of Plasticity 2005, Kauai, Hawaii, Jan. 3-9, 2005, pp 532-534.
Scientific and Professional Societies of Which a Member: ASME
Honors and Awards: None
Institutional and Professional Service in the Last Five Years:
Member of Advisory board of Int. J. of Mechanical sciences: Jan. 2003-present
Guest editor for special issues of Composite Structures :Vol. 52, No. 3-4, 2001; Vol. 61, Issues 1-2, July 2003; Vol. 67 (3): 251-251, 2005
Reviewer of Archival Journals: Acta Mechanica, Aerospace Science and Technology, ASME Journal of Applied Mechanics, ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, AIAA Journal, AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Composites, Composites Engineering, Composites Part A, Composites Part B, Composites Science and Technology, Experimental Mechanics, Engineering Fracture Mechanics - An International Journal, International Journal of Fatigue, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, International Journal for Solids and Structures, International Journal for Impact Engineering, Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Journal of Materials Science, Mecanique et Materiaux, Mechanics Research Communications, Mechanism and Machine Theory, The Technology interface. The Electronic Journal for Engineering Technology, Transactions of the Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineers, Wear
Professional Development Activities in the Last Five Years:
Symposia Organizer for:
ICCM 16 conference in Kyoto, Japan, July 8-13, 2006.
8th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis - ESDA 2006, Torino, Italy, 4-7 July 2006.
ASME IMECE 2004, Anaheim, CA, Nov. 2004
ASME IMECE 2003 in Washington, D.C., No. 2003