Welcome to DBMML

Addis Kidane, Ph.D , Director of DBMML

Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina
300 Main Street, Room A132, Columbia, SC 29208
Tel: 803-777-2502 | Fax: 803-777-0106 | Email: kidanea@cec.sc.edu

Expertise: Mechanical Behavior of emerging advanced materials, mainly focused on the relationship between micro-mechanical phenomena and macro-materials response. Experimental Mechanics
www.me.sc.edu/fs/kidane.html | Curriculum Vitae


Southeast SEM Graduate symposium, Clemson, 2019

Publications in print

  • A. Fahem, A. Kidane, M.A. Sutton "Geometry Factors for Mode I Stress Intensity Factor of a Cylindrical Specimen with Spiral Crack Subjected to TorsionEngineering Fracture Mechanics 214 (2019) 79-94

  • A.Fahem, A. Kidane, M.A Sutton "Mode-I Dynamic Fracture Initiation Toughness Using Torsion Load, Engineering Fracture Mechanics, Engineering Fracture Mechanics 213 (2019) 53-71

  • S. Ravindran, A. Tessema, A. Kidane, and J. Jordan., Weak-shock wave propagation in polymer-based particulate composites". Journal of Applied Physics, J. Appl. Phys. 125, 145104 (2019)

  • S. Ravindran, A. Tessema, V. Gupta A. Kidane "Effect of particle mass fraction on the multiscale dynamic failure behavior of particulate polymer composites" Experimental Mechanics, in print, 2019

  • SEM 2018, Greenville, SC

  • Dr. Kidane has been seclected for Breakthrough Stars award by the Office of the Vice President for Research
  • Suraj has been selected as the 2018 Breakthrough graduate student
    • Deformation of Magnesium                                          Stress wave propagation in PBX

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    300 Main St.C005 Columbia SC, 29208
    Tel: 802 777 2502 | Fax: 803 777 0106

    DBMML-Kidane, 2013