Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Phone: 519-888-4567 x31795
Location: EC4 1163

Research Interests

  • Fracture
  • Formability
  • Plasticity
  • Micromechanics
  • Computational Mechanics
  • Automotive Metal Forming & Crash Simulations
  • Advanced/Ultra High Strength Steels
  • Aluminum alloys
  • Magnesium alloys
  • Warm Forming & Hot Stamping

Education

  • 2011, Doctorate, Mechanical Engineering, University of New Brunswick
  • 2007, Master of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, University of New Brunswick
  • 2006, Bachelor of Science (BSc), Mechanical Engineering, University of New Brunswick

Courses*

  • ME 620 - Mechanics of Continua
    • Taught in 2017
  • ME 725 - Special Topics in Advanced Stress Analysis
    • Taught in 2016, 2018, 2019
  • ME 423 - Mechanical Design 2
    • Taught in 2017, 2018, 2019
  • ME 220 - Mechanics of Deformable Solids 2
    • Taught in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Rahmaan, Taamjeed and Abedini, Armin and Butcher, Cliff and Pathak, Nikky and Worswick, Michael J, Investigation into the shear stress, localization and fracture behaviour of DP600 and AA5182-O sheet metal alloys under elevated strain rates, International Journal of Impact Engineering, 108, 2017, 303 - 321
  • Anderson, David and Butcher, Clifford and Pathak, Nikky and Worswick, Michael J, Failure parameter identification and validation for a dual-phase 780 steel sheet, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 124, 2017, 89 - 107
  • Butcher, C and Abedini, A, Shear confusion: Identification of the appropriate equivalent strain in simple shear using the logarithmic strain measure, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, 134, 2017, 273 - 283
  • Abedini, A and Butcher, C and Worswick, MJ, Fracture characterization of rolled sheet alloys in shear loading: studies of specimen geometry, anisotropy, and rate sensitivity, Experimental Mechanics, 57(1), 2017, 75 - 88
  • Pathak, Nikky and Butcher, Cliff and Worswick, Michael James and Bellhouse, Erika and Gao, Jeff, Damage evolution in complex-phase and dual-phase steels during edge stretching, Materials, 10(4), 2017