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Involvement and Affiliations:
Fellow, International Congress on Fracture, 2009-present
"A Geometric Approach to Modeling Microstructurally Small Fatigue Crack Formation: Development of a Semi-empirical Model for Nucleation," Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 2011
"A Geometric Approach to Modeling Microstructurally Small Fatigue Crack Formation: Simulation and Prediction of Crack Nucleation in AA 7075-T651," Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering, 2011
"Challenges in Continuum Modeling of Intergranular Fracture," Strain, 2011
"DDSim: Framework for Multiscale Structural Prognosis," Computational Methods for Microstructure-Property Relationships, 2010
“Residual Strength Prediction of Aircraft Fuselages Using Crack-Tip Opening Angle Criterion,” AIAA Journal, 2002
"On the Virtual Crack Extension Method for Calculation of the Rates of Energy Release Rate," Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 1998
Dr. Ingraffea was a principal investigator on over $35 million in R&D projects from the NSF, NASA Langley, Nichols Research, NASA Glenn, AFOSR, FAA, Kodak, U. S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, U.S. Department of Transportation, IBM, Schlumberger, Digital Equipment Corporation, the Gas Research Institute, Sandia National Laboratories, the Association of Iron and Steel Engineers, General Dynamics, Boeing, Caterpillar Tractor, and Northrop Grumman Aerospace.
Dr. Ingraffea won the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics "1994 Significant Paper Award" for one of five most significant papers in the category of Computational/Analytical Applications in the past 20 years.