Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Faculty at the University of Delaware
Donald C. Phillips Professor
201C Composites Manufacturing Lab
Newark, Delaware 19716
1985 | PhD | University of Delaware
1978 | Master | University of Delaware
1976 | Bachelor | University of Delaware
Composite materials, mechanics and design, experimental mechanics, fracture mechanics, fabrication, infrastructure applications of composites
- Bridges for the Future
- Tamrakar, S., B. Haque, J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “High Rate Test Method for Fiber-Matrix Interface Characterization,” Polymer Testing, January 2016
- Tamrakar, S., Q. An, E. T. Thostenson, A. Rider, B. Z. Haque, and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Tailoring Interfacial Properties by Controlling Carbon Nanotube Coating Thickness on Glass Fibers using Electrophoretic Deposition,” American Chemical Society Applied Materials & Interfaces, DOI: 10.1021/acsami.5b10903; 8 (2) pp. 1501-1510, December 2015.
- Zangenberg, J., P. Brondsted, and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Fatigue Damage Propagation in Unidirectional Glass Fibre Reinforced Composites made of a Non-Crimp Fabric,” Journal of Composite Materials, doi 10.1177/0021998313502062, Sept. 13, 2013; 48 (22), pp. 2711-2727, August 2014.
- Bogetti, T. A., J. Staniszewski, B. P. Burns, C. P. R. Hoppel, J. W. Gillespie, Jr., and J. Tierney, “Predicting the Nonlinear Response and Progressive Failure of Composite Laminates under Tri-Axial Loading: Correlation with Experimental Results,” Journal of Composite Materials, doi: 10.1177/0021998312462616, 47 (6-7), pp. 793-804, March 2013.
- Gillespie, Jr., J. W., L. A. Carlsson, A. A. Gawandi, and T. A. Bogetti, “Fatigue Crack Growth at the Face Sheet-Core Interface in a Discontinuous Ceramic-Tile Cored Sandwich Structure,” Composite Structures, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2012.05.021, 94 (11), pp. 3186-3193, Nov. 2012.
- Alfredsson, K. S., A. Gawandi, J. W. Gillespie, Jr., L. A. Carlsson, and T. A. Bogetti, “Flexural Analysis of Discontinuous Tile Core Sandwich Structure,” Composite Structures, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2011.11.028; 94, (5) pp. 1524-1532, April 2012.
- Weidner, K., J. W. Gillespie, Jr., and N. Shevchenko, “Performance of Bolted Joints in Discontinuous Ceramic Cored Sandwich Structures – Static Experimental Testing,” Composite
Structures, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2011.06.012, 93, (12) pp. 3175-3184, November 2011.
- Manzella, A. F., B. A. Gama, and J. W. Gillespie, Jr., “Effect of Punch and Specimen Dimensions on the Confined Compression Behavior of S-2 Glass/Epoxy Composites,” Composite Structures, doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2010.11.006, 93, pp. 1726-1737, June 2011.