Jan, 2013

 

VITA

 

Vinay Dayal, 3003 Bayberry Rd, Ames, IA 50014; 2351 Howe Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, IA 50011. (515) 294-0720, vdayal@iastate.edu; http://www.public.iastate.edu/~vdayal/

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Texas A & M University, College Station, TX 1987

M.S. University of Missouri-Rolla, Rolla, MO 1983

B. Tech. Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India 1972

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor, Iowa State University 1995-Present

Assistant Professor, Iowa State University 1989-1995

Research Assistant Professor, North Carolina A & T State

University, Greensboro, NC 1987-1988

 

INDUSTRIAL AND OTHER NON-ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Scientist 'C,' 'B,' 'A', Aeronautical Development Establishment, Bangalore, India

1972-1982

Summer Research Faculty at Materials Labs at Wright-Patterson

Air Force Base 1994

Boeing-AD Welliver Faculty Summer Fellow 2000

NASA Summer Faculty Research Opportunity 2005

Associate Chair of Eduation, Aerospace Engg. 2010-2012

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

M. Hetenyi Award presented in 1991 for the best research paper in Experimental Mechanics. Paper title:"A New Technique for Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation of Thin Specimens, Experimental Mechanics, 28 (3), 288-297, 1988.

 

ACADEMIC AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Teaching: Flight Structure Analysis, Advanced Flight Structures, Design of Aircraft Structures, Composite Aerospace Structures, Mechanics of Composite & Combined Materials, Finite Element Analysis by ANSYS, Design and Analysis of Composite Materials.

Research: Static & Dynamic FE Analysis, Composite Structural Design and Optimization, Composites material evaluation, NDE of composites by ultrasound.

GRANTS AND CONTRACTS: Over $3 million research grants and project, Current grants from TPI Wind Turbine Manufacturers, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and US Army.

 

CONSULTANT: Technical and Legal consultant to various companies.

TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS: 37 Refereed Journal Articles, 45 proceedings articles, 4 book chapters, 3 invited presentations, 15 technical reports, 3 US patents.

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS: 71 Graduate Students, 5 Ph.D. Current: 2 Ph.D., 1 M.S.

 

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Society of Experimental Mechanics (SEM), American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM), American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA), ASEE.