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Peyman Honarmandi



Grove School of Engineering


Mechanical Engineering


Steinman Hall ST - 222

p: (212) 650-5678

f: (212) 650-8013


  • Education

    • Postdoctorate (B.M.E.) 2010, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • Ph.D.    (M.E.) 2007, University of Toronto
    • MA.Sc. (M.E.) 1997, Amirkabir (Polytechnic) University of Technology
    • B.Sc.     (M.E.) 1994, Sharif University of Technology
  • Courses Taught

    • ME 24600: Engineering Mechanics I (Statics)
    • ME 24700: Engineering Mechanics II (Dynamics)
    • ME 33000: Mechanics of Materials
    • ME 46300: Micro and Nano Technology
    • ME 57100: Mechanism Design
    • ME G0500: Mechanical Vibrations
  • Research Interests

    • Solid Mechanics Field including: Design and Optimization, Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue,Computational Mechanics, Composite Materials, and Micromechanical Systems.
    • Bioengineering Field including: Cellular/Tissue Mechanics, Microfabrication, Bio-mimetic NanoMaterials, and Molecular Dynamics.
  • Publications

    Selective Publications :

    • P. Honarmandi, H. Lee, M. J. Lang, and R. D. Kamm, "A Microfluidic System with Optical Laser Tweezers To Study Mechanotransduction and Focal Adhesion Recruitment", DOI:10.1039/C0LC00487A, Lab on Chip, 2011.
    • P. Honarmandi, J. W. Zu, and K. Behdinan "Analytical Study and Design Characteristics of Scratch Drive Actuators", J of Sensors & Actuators: A. Physical, 160: 116-124, 2010.
    • P. Honarmandi et al., "Milling Media Effects on Synthesis, Morphology and Structural Characteristics of Single-Crystal Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles", Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics, 109(2): 117-122, 2010.
    • P. Honarmandi, P. Bransford, and R. D. Kamm, "Mechanical Properties of -Helices Estimated Using Molecular Dynamics and Finite Element Simulations", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition - Computational Bio-fluid and Bio-structural Mechanics, IMECE2008-69058, 7 pages, Boston, Nov 1-6, 2008.
    • A. Sloboda, and P. Honarmandi, "Generalized Elasticity Method for Curved Beam Stress Analysis: Analytical and Numerical Comparisons for a Lifting Hook", Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, 35(3): 319-332, 2007.
    • P. Honarmandi, J. W. Zu, and K. Behdinan, "Probabilistic-Based Design Optimization of Cantilever Beams under Fatigue Constraint", AIAA Journal, 45(11): 2737-2746, 2007
    • P. Honarmandi, A.M. Sadegh, "Modeling and Impact Analysis of Football Helmets: Toward Mitigating mTBI", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition - Biomedical & Biotechnology, IMECE2012-87173, 9 pages, Houston, Nov 9-15, 2012.
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