Eyassu Woldesenbet


Held the Jack Holmes Professorship of Mechanical Engineering

Former Director of NextGen3 Composites Center

Personal Website

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, 1998
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware, 1995
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Cornell University, 1992

Research Interests

  • Mechanics of Materials/Composites
  • Nanocomposites
  • Multifunctional Composites of Bio-detection

Selected Publications

“Strain sensing property of carbon nanofiber/glass microballoons epoxy nanocomposite,” E. Zegeye, A. K. Ghamsari, Y. Jin, and E. Woldesenbet, Smart Mater. Struct. 22 (2013) 065010.

“Application of Bucky Gel in fabrication of a low-voltage rapid microvalve for flow regulation”, Ghamsari A. K., Zegeye E., Jin Y., Woldesenbet E., ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2013, 5 (12): 5408–5412.

“Bucky gel actuator displacement: experiment and model”, Ghamsari A.K., Jin Y, Zegeye E. and Woldesenbet E., Smart Materials and Structures, 2013, 22(2): p. 025034.

“A paper like structure formed by binding self-assembled glass microballoons using random CNF networks”, E. Zegeye, Y. Jin, and E. Woldesenbet, Mat. Lett. 2012; (68):490-2.

“Processing and characterization of carbon nanotube reinforced syntactic foams,” E. Zegeye, and E. Woldesenbet, J Reinf. Plast. Comp. 2012; 31(15): 1045-1052.

“Mechanical characterization of Bucky Gel morphing nanocomposite”, Ghamsari A. K., Jin Y., Woldesenbet E., Smart Structures and Materials, 2012, 21, 045007.