Giovanni (John) Montesano

Assistant Professor

Contact InformationGiovanni (John) Montesano

Phone: 519-888-4567 x38086
Location: EC4 1159

Research Interests

  • Long-term durability of lightweight composites
  • Fatigue and creep failure
  • High temperature impact behaviour
  • Damage mechanics and constitutive modeling
  • Micromechanics
  • Non-destructive evaluation (NDE)

Education

  • 2012, Doctorate, N/A, Ryerson University
  • 2005, Master of Applied Science, N/A, Ryerson University
  • 2003, Other, N/A, Ryerson University

Courses*

  • ME 734 - Composite Materials
    • Taught in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
  • ME 220 - Mechanics of Deformable Solids 2
    • Taught in 2016, 2017, 2018
  • ME 380 - Mechanical Engineering Design Workshop
    • Taught in 2017, 2018, 2019
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Montesano, John and Singh, Chandra Veer, Critical stiffness damage envelopes for multidirectional laminated structures under multiaxial loading conditions, Materials & Design, 91, 2016, 218 - 229
  • Montesano, John and Chu, Hao and Singh, Chandra Veer, Development of a physics-based multi-scale progressive damage model for assessing the durability of wind turbine blades, Composite Structures, 141, 2016, 50 - 62
  • Montesano, John and Fawaz, Zouheir and Bougherara, Habiba, Non-destructive assessment of the fatigue strength and damage progression of satin woven fiber reinforced polymer matrix composites, Composites Part B: Engineering, 71, 2015, 122 - 130
  • Montesano, John and Selezneva, Marina and Levesque, Martin and Fawaz, Zouheir, Modeling fatigue damage evolution in polymer matrix composite structures and validation using in-situ digital image correlation, Composite Structures, 125, 2015, 354 - 361
  • Berton, Thomas and Montesano, John and Singh, Chandra Veer, Development of a synergistic damage mechanics model to predict evolution of ply cracking and stiffness changes in multidirectional composite laminates under creep, International Journal of Damage Mechanics, 2015