Dr. Gaurav Nilakantan

Professional Activities and Service

 

 

Editor

 

 Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Multifunctional Composites, 2013-2015

 

Scientific Committee Member

 

 International Scientific Committee Member, 19th International Conference on Composite Structures ICCS18, Porto, Portugal, September 5-9, 2016.

 International Scientific Committee Member, 18th International Conference on Composite Structures ICCS18, Lisbon, Portugal, June 15-18, 2015.

 International Scientific Committee Member, 1st International Conference on Mechanics of Composites MECHCOMP2014, Stony Brook University, NY, June 8-12, 2014

 

Session Chair and Symposium Organizer

 

 Session Developer and Chair, Armor and Protection, 32nd ASC Technical Conference, West Lafayette, IN, October 22-25, 2017.

 Session Developer and Chair, Multifunctional Composites, 32nd ASC Technical Conference, West Lafayette, IN, October 22-25, 2017.

 Session Developer and Chair, Armor and Protection, 31st ASC Technical Conference, Williamsburg, VA, September 19-22, 2016.

 Session Developer and Chair, Multifunctional Composites, 31st ASC Technical Conference, Williamsburg, VA, September 19-22, 2016.

 Category Chair, Ballistic Materials and Applications, SAMPE Long Beach 2016, Long Beach, CA, May 23-26, 2016.

 Session Developer and Chair, Armor and Protection, 30th ASC Technical Conference, East Lansing, MI, September 28-30, 2015.

 Session Developer and Chair, Multifunctional Composites, 30th ASC Technical Conference, East Lansing, MI, September 28-30, 2015.

 Session Chair, Composite Armor, CAMX 2014, Orlando, FL, October 13-16, 2014.

 Session Developer and Chair, Armor and Protection, 29th ASC Technical Conference, San Diego, CA, September 8-10, 2014.

 Session Developer and Chair, Multifunctional Composites, 29th ASC Technical Conference, San Diego, CA, September 8-10, 2014.

 Symposium Organizer, Multifunctional Composites, MECHCOMP2014, Stony Brook University, NY, June 8-12, 2014

 Session Chair, Dynamic Failure of Composites, MECHCOMP2014, Stony Brook University, NY, June 8-12, 2014

 Session Chair, Multi-scale Modeling, SAMPE 2012, Baltimore, May 21-24, 2012

 Symposium Organizer, Behavior of Composite Materials and Structures: Experimental Testing, Sensing, and Computational Modeling, ASME Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference McMAT-2011, Chicago, IL, USA, May 31-June 2, 2011.

 Session Chair, Sensing of Strain and Damage in Composite Materials - I, ASME Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference McMAT-2011, Chicago, IL, USA, May 31-June 2, 2011.

 Session Chair, Computational Modeling of Composite Materials - I, ASME Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference McMAT-2011, Chicago, IL, USA, May 31-June 2, 2011.

 

Reviewer

 

 Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composites Science

 Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing

 Composites Part B: Engineering

 Composites Science and Technology

 Composite Structures

 International Journal of Impact Engineering

 International Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems

 Journal of Composite Materials

 Journal of Multifunctional Composites

 Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites

 Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design

 Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials

 Journal of Textile Science and Engineering

 

Society Executive Positions Held

 

 Vice Chair of Communications, SAMPE Baltimore-Washington, 2011-2013.

 LinkedIn Group Manager for American Society for Composites, SAMPE Baltimore-Washington, A2E Armor, Ballistics, Composites, and Defense Experts (also Group Owner).

 

Society Memberships

 

- American Society for Composites (ASC)

Member (08-present)

LinkedIn Group Manager (11-present)

- American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

District B: Student member (06-07)

District A: Student member (07-10), Member (10-12)

District D: Member (12-13)

- Golden Key International Honor Society

Student member (08-10)

- International Association for Computational Mechanics (IACM)

Member (11-13)

- International Ballistics Society (IBS)

Founding Member (11-13)

- LinkedIn

Group Owner, A2E Armor, Ballistics, Composites, and Defense Experts (>1500 members)

- Sigma Xi The Scientific Research Society

Member (11-13)

- Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE)

Los Angeles Chapter: Member (12-present),

B/W Chapter: Member (10-12), Vice Chair of Communications (11-13),

LinkedIn Group Manager (11-present)

UD Chapter: Student member (07-10), Webmaster (07-10)

- Textile Institute

Student member (09-10), Member (10-11)

- The American Ceramic Society (ACerS)

Member (11-12)

- The Fiber Society

Member (11-12)

- United States Association for Computational Mechanics (USACM)

Member (11-13)

 

University of Southern California

 

 Member, Graduate Seminar Committee, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, 2013

 Webmaster, M.C. Gill Composites Center, 2013-2014

 Mentor, SAMPE USC Student Chapter, 2013-present

 

University of Delaware

 

 Session Chair, Processing Science- III, 2012 CCM Spring Research Reviews, June 20, 2012.

 Organizer, CCM Spring Research Reviews, Center for Composite Materials, March-June, 2011.

 Session Chair, Mechanics and Design II, 2011 CCM Spring Research Reviews, March 23, 2011.

 Session Chair, Mechanics and Design V, 2011 CCM Spring Research Reviews, June 15, 2011.

 

Miscellaneous

 

 Invited Judge, Old Guard Oral Presentation Competition, ASME District A SPDC, Temple University, April 1-2, 2011.

 Invited Judge, SAMPE B/W Student Night Paper Competition, University of Maryland Baltimore County, February 9, 2011.

 

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