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Prof. Vesselin Yamakov

National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, Virginia, USA

Senior Research Scientist


Email: yamakov@nianet.org


Qualifications

1995–1999  Ph.D., Institute for Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria

1986–1991  M.Sc., Department of Condensed Matter Physics, University of Sofia, Bulgaria


Publications(Selected)

  1. E. Saether, V. Yamakov, E. H. Glaessgen, An Embedded Statistical Method for Coupling Molecular Dynamics and Finite Element Analyses, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 78, 1292-1319 (2009).
  2. P. C. Millett, D. Wolf, T. Desai, and V. Yamakov, Time Scale for Point-Defect Equilibration in Nanostructures, Applied Physics Letters, 93, 161902-1-3 (2008).
  3. V. Yamakov, E. Saether, and E. H. Glaessgen, Multiscale Modeling of Intergranular Fracture in Aluminum: Constitutive Relation for Interface Debonding, Journal of Materials Science, 43, 7488-7494 (2008).
  4. V. I. Yamakov, and E. H. Glaessgen, To Twin or not to Twin, News & Views article to Nature Materials, 6, 795-796 (2007).
  5. V. Yamakov, E. Saether, D. R. Phillips and E. H. Glaessgen, Molecular-Dynamics Simulation-Based Cohesive Zone Representation of Intergranular Fracture Processes in Aluminum, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 54, 1899-1928 (2006).
  6. D. Wolf, V. Yamakov, S. R. Phillpot, A. Mukherjee and H. Gleiter, Deformation of Nanocrystalline Materials by Molecular-Dynamics Simulation: Relationship to Experiments? – review article, Acta Mater., 53, 1-40 (2005)
  7. Yamakov, V., Wolf, D., Phillpot, S. R., Mukherjee, A. K. and Gleiter, H., Deformation-mechanism map for nanocrystalline metals by molecular-dynamics simulation. Nature Materials 3, 43-47 (2004).
  8. Yamakov, V., Wolf, D., Phillpot, S. R., Mukherjee, A. K. and Gleiter, H., Dislocation processes in the deformation of nanocrystalline Al by molecular-dynamics simulation. Nature Materials 1, 45-48 (2002).
  9. Yamakov, V., Phillpot, S. R., Wolf, D. and Gleiter, H., Deformation twinning in nanocrystalline Al by molecular-dynamics simulation. Acta Materialia 50, 5005-5020 (2002).
  10. Yamakov, V., Wolf, D., Phillpot, S. R. and Gleiter, H., Grain Boundary Diffusion Creep in Nanocrystalline Palladium by Molecular-Dynamics Simulation. Acta mater. 50, no. 1, 61-73 (2002).