Douglas Bammann

Office: CAVS 2146
Phone: (662) 325-8822


PhD 1981 University of Illinois, Urbana, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
MS 1977 University of Illinois, Urbana, Theoretical and Applied Mechanics
BS 1973 Illinois State University Normal, Physics

Employment/Teaching Experience:
2007-present Professor Mechanical Engineering, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
2007-present Vice Chair Applied Mechanics Division and Materials Division Joint Committee on Constitutive Equations
1981-2007 Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, (Continuum Mechanics, Plasticity and Failure of Metals), Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, CA
Research Interest:
Dr. Bammann's research interests are:
Coupled physics theoretical modeling, finite deformation inelasticity, damage evolution, fracture, penetration, and impact; numerical modeling of nano- and microstructural mechanics; finite element analyses of manufacturing methods such as forming, forging, and other metal processing methods; crashworthiness, and high-rate deformation.

Selected PublicationsTotal Publications by Douglas Bammann:  61 
Chandler, M. Q., Bammann, D., & Horstemeyer, M. (2013). A Continuum Model for Hydrogen-Assisted Void Nucleation in Ductile Materials. Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science and Engineering. IOP Science. 21(5), 1-18.

Solanki, K.N., Ward, D. K., & Bammann, D. (2011). A Nanoscale Study of Dislocation Nucleation at the Crack Tip in Nickel-Hydrogen System. Metallurgical and Materials Transactions A. 42(2), 340-347. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Solanki, K.N., & Bammann, D. (2010). A Thermodynamic Framework for a Gradient Theory of Continuum Damage. Acta Mechanica. 213(1-2), 2738. [Abstract] [Document Site]

Groh, S., Marin, E., Horstemeyer, M., & Bammann, D. (2009). Dislocation Mobility in Magnesium: A Molecular Dynamics/statics Study. Modelling Simulation Material Science and Engineering. 17, 075009. [Document Site]

Tucker, M.T., Bammann, D., Park, S. J., Kwon, Y. S., & German, R. (2008). High Rate Deformation in Press-Sinter W-Cu Using Hopkinson Bar Test. Proceedings of the International Conference on Tungsten, Refractory and Hardmaterials VII, Metal Powder Industries Federation, Princeton, NJ.