Jounral Publications

  1. K. Srivastava, J.A. El-Awady, “The dominating role of Jogs in Controlling Plasticity in Magnesium”, Submitted, (2018)

  2. Q. Jiao, G.-D. Sim, M. Komarasamy, P.K. Liaw, R. Mishra, J.A. El-Awady, “Mechanical behavior of single-phase, face-center-cubic AlxCoCrFeNi HEA microcrystals at elevated temperatures”, Submitted, (2018)

  3. M. Hamza, T.M. Hatem, J.A. El-Awady, “Atomistic simulations of hydrogen diffusion and segregation in alpha-iron Sigma3 (111) grain boundaries”, Submitted, (2018)

  4. H. Fan, A. Ngan, K. Gan, J.A. El-Awady, “Origin of double-peak precipitation hardening in metallic alloys”, Submitted, (2017)

  5. H. Fan, Y. Zhu, J.A. El-Awady, D. Raabe, “Precipitation hardening effects on extension twinning deformation in magnesium”, Submitted, (2017)

  6. Y. Gu, J.A. El-Awady, "Quantifying the effect of hydrogen on dislocation dynamics: A three-dimensional discrete dislocation dynamics framework", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 112:491-507, (2017)

  7. S. Lavenstein, G.-D. Sim, B. Crawford, P.A. Shade, C. Woodward, J.A. El-Awady, "High frequency in situ fatigue response of Ni-base superalloy René-N5 microcrystals", Acta Materialia, 144:154-163, (2018)

  8. G.-D. Sim, G. Kim, S. Lavenstein, M.H. Hamza, H. Fan, J.A. El-Awady, "Anomalous Hardening in Magnesium Driven by a Size-Dependent Transition in Deformation Modes", Acta Materialia, 144:11-20, (2018)

  9. Q. Jiao, G.-D. Sim, H. Fan, J.A. El-Awady, "Micro-Mechanical Characterization of Micro-Architectured Tungsten Coating", Materials Science and Engineering: A, 705:366-375, (2017)

  10. A. Aramoon, T.D. Breitzman, C. Woodward, J.A. El-Awady, "Correlating Free-Volume Hole Distribution to the Glass Transition Temperature of Epoxy Polymers", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B 121(35):8399-8407, (2017)

  11. K. Srivastava, J.A. El-Awady, "Deformation in magnesium during c-axis compression at low temperatures", Acta Materialia, 133:282-292, (2017)

  12. H. Fan, J. Tang, X. Tian, Y. Zhu, X. Tian, J.A. El-Awady, "Core Structures and Mobility of Dislocations in Magnesium", Scripta Materialia, 135:37-40, (2017)

  13. A.M. Hussein, S.I. Rao, M.D. Uchic, T.A. Parthasarathay, J.A. El-Awady, "The Strength and Dislocation Microstructure Evolution in Superalloy Microcrystals", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 99:146–162, (2017)

  14. H. Fan, Q. Wang, X. Tian, J.A. El-Awady, "Temperature effects on the mobility of pyramidal '<'c+a'>' dislocations in magnesium", Scripta Materialia, 127:68–71 (2017)

  15. A. Aramoon, T.D. Breitzman, C. Woodward, J.A. El-Awady, "A Coarse-Grained Molecular Dynamics Study of the Curing and Properties of Highly Cross-Linked Epoxy Polymers", The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 120:9495-9505 (2016)

  16. A.M. Hussein, J.A. El-Awady, "Quantifying Dislocation Microstructure Evolution and Cyclic Hardening in Fatigued Nickel Single-Crystals", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 91:126–144 (2016)

  17. A.M. Hussein, J.A. El-Awady, "Surface Roughness Evolution during Early Stages of Mechanical Cyclic Loading", International Journal of Fatigue, 87:339–350 (2016)

  18. H. Fan, S. Aubry, A. Arsenlis, J.A. El-Awady, "Grain size effects on dislocation and twinning mediated plasticity in magnesium", Scripta Materialia, 112:50–53 (2016)

  19. J.A. El-Awady, "Unraveling the Physics of Size Dependent Dislocation Mediated Plasticity", Nature Communications, 6:5926 (2015)

  20. S.I. Rao, D.M. Dimiduk, J.A. El-Awady, T.A. Parthasarathy, M.D. Uchic, C. Woodward, "Screw dislocation cross slip at cross-slip plane jogs and screw dipole annihilation in FCC Cu and Ni investigated via atomistic simulations ", Acta Materialia, 101:10–15 (2015)

  21. H. Fan, J.A. El-Awady, "Towards resolving the anonymity of pyramidal slip in magnesium", Materials Science and Engineering: A, 644:318-324 (2015)

  22. H. Fan, J.A. El-Awady, "Molecular dynamics simulations of the tension, compression and bending deformations of magnesium nano-crystals", Journal of Applied Mechanics, 82(10):101006 (2015)

  23. M. Wagih, Y. Tang, T. Hatem, J.A. El-Awady, "Discerning Enhanced Dislocation Plasticity in Hydrogen-Charged α-Iron Nano-Crystals", Materials Research Letters, 3:184–189 (2015)

  24. H. Fan, S. Aubry, A. Arsenlis, J.A. El-Awady, "The role of twinning deformation on the hardening response of polycrystalline magnesium from discrete dislocation dynamics simulations", Acta Materialia, 92:126-139 (2015)

  25. H. Fan, J.A. El-Awady, and Q. Wang, "Towards further understanding of stacking fault tetrahedron absorption and defect-free channels – a molecular dynamics study", Journal of Nuclear Materials, 458:176–186, (2015)

  26. Z. Aitken, H. Fan, J.A. El-Awady, and J.R. Greer, "The Effect of Size, Orientation and Alloying on the Deformation of Mg Nanopillars", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 76:208–223 (2015)

  27. A.M. Hussein, S.I. Rao, D.M. Dimiduk, M.D. Uchic, J.A. El-Awady, " Microstructurally-Based Cross-Slip Mechanisms and their Effects on Dislocation Microstructure Evolution in FCC Crystals", Acta Materialia, 85:180–190, (2015)

  28. H. Fan, S. Aubry, A. Arsenlis, J.A. El-Awady, "Orientation influence on grain size effects in ultrafine-grained magnesium", Scripta Materialia, 97:25–28, (2015)

  29. Y. Tang, and J.A. El-Awady, "Highly Anisotropic Slip-behavior of Pyramidal I <c+a> Dislocations in Hexagonal Close-Packed Magnesium", Material Science and Engineering A, 618:424–432 (2014)

  30. Y. Tang, and J.A. El-Awady "Formation and slip of pyramidal dislocations in hexagonal close-packed magnesium single crystals", Acta Materialia, 71:319–332 (2014)

  31. S.I. Rao, D.M. Dimiduk, J.A. El-Awady, T.A. Parthasarathy, M.D. Uchic and C. Woodward, "Spontaneous athermal cross-slip nucleation at screw dislocation intersections in FCC metals and L12 intermetallics investigated via atomistic simulations" Philosophical Magazine, 93(22):3012-3028 (2013)

  32. J.A. El-Awady, M.D. Uchic, P.A. Shade, S.-K. Kim, S.I. Rao, D.M. Dimiduk, and C. Woodward, "Pre-Straining Effects on the Power-Law Scaling of Size Dependent Strengthening in Ni Single Crystals", Scripta Materialia, 68(3-4):207-210 (2013)

  33. Y. Tang, and J.A. El-Awady, "Atomistic simulations of the interactions of hydrogen with dislocations in fcc metals", Physical Review B., 86:174102 (2012)

  34. S.I. Rao, D.M. Dimiduk, T.A. Parthasarathy, J.A. El-Awady, C. Woodward, and M.D. Uchic, "Calculations of Intersection Cross-Slip Activation Energies in FCC Metals Using Nudged Elastic Band Method", Acta Materialia, 59(19):7135-7144 (2011)

  35. J.A. El-Awady, S.I. Rao, C. Woodward, D.M. Dimiduk, and M.D. Uchic, "Trapping and escape of dislocations in micro-crystals with external and internal barriers", International Journal of Plasticity, 27(3):372-387 (2011)

  36. S.I. Rao, D. Dimiduk, T.A. Parthasarathy, J.A. El-Awady, M.D. Uchic, and C. Woodward, "Activated states for cross-slip at screw dislocation intersections in face-centered cubic nickel and copper via atomistic simulation", Acta Materialia, 58(17):5547-5557 (2010)

  37. J.D. Sethian et. al., "The Science and Technologies for Fusion Energy with Lasers and Direct-Drive Targets", IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 38(4):690-703 (2010)

  38. S.I. Rao, D. Dimiduk, J.A. El-Awady, T.A. Parthasarathy, M.D. Uchic, and C. Woodward, "Atomistic Simulations of Athermal Cross-Slip Nucleation at Screw Dislocation Intersections in Face-Centered Cubic Nickel", Philosophical Magazine, 89(34-36):3351-3369 (2009)

  39. J.A. El-Awady, C. Woodward, D. Dimiduk, and N.M. Ghoniem, "Effects of Focused Ion Beam Induced Damages on the Plasticity of Micropillars", Physical Review B., 80 (10):104104 (2009)

  40. J.A. El-Awady, M. Wen, and N.M. Ghoniem, "The Role of the Weakest Link Mechanism in Controlling the Plasticity of Micropillars", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 57(1):32-50 (2009)

  41. H. Kim, J. El-Awady, V. Gupta, N. Ghoniem, and S. Sharafat, "Interface Strength Measurement of Hot Isostatic Pressed Tungsten Coatings on F82H Substrates", Journal of Nuclear Materials, 386-388:863-865 (2009)

  42. J.A. El-Awady, S.B. Biner, and N.M. Ghoniem, "A Self Consistent Boundary Element, Parametric Dislocation Dynamics Formulation of Plastic Flow in Finite Volumes", Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 56(5):2019-2035 (2008)

  43. S. Sharafat, J. El-Awady, S. Liu, E. Diegele, and N.M. Ghoniem, "Propose Damage Evolution Model for Large-scale Finite Element Modeling of the Dual Coolant US-ITER TBM", Journal of Nuclear Materials, 367-370:1337-1343 (2007)

  44. H. Kim, J. El-Awady, J. Quan, S. Sharafat, V. Gupta, and N. Ghoniem, "Failure Strength Measurements of VPS Tungsten Coatings for HAPL First Wall Armor", Fusion Science & Technology, 52(4):875-879 (2007)

Book Chapters

  1. J.A. El-Awady, H. Fan, A.M. Hussein, "Advances in Discrete Dislocation Dynamics Modeling of Size-Affected Plasticity", in Multiscale Materials Modeling for Nanomechanics, Editors: C.R. Weinberger and G.J. Tucker, Springer Publishing, (2016)

Papers in Conference Proceedings

  1. M. Hindy, T.M. Hatem, J.A. El-Awady, “Atomistic Simulations of Carbon Diffusion and Segregation in α-Iron Grain Boundaries”, Proceedings of the 147th TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition, (2018)

  2. M. Hamza, T.M. Hatem, D. Raabe, J.A. El-Awady, "Hydrogen diffusion and segregation in alpha iron Sigma 3 (111) Grain Boundaries", Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (2015)

  3. H. Fan, S. Aubry, A. Arsenlis, J.A. El-Awady, "Discrete dislocation dynamics simulations of twin size-effects in magnesium", MRS Proceedings, Cambridge University Press, Vol. 1741, (2014)

  4. M.A. Wagih, N. Salman, T.M. Hatem, Y. Tang, J.A. El-Awady, "Molecular dynamics simulations of hydrogen-dislocation interaction in iron nanocrystals", Proceedings of the 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XI), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 4067 – 4078, (2014)

  5. Y. Tang, S.I. Rao, and J. A. El-Awady, "Hydrogen-Dislocation Interactions and Cross-Slip Inhibition in fcc Nickel", 142nd TMS Annual Meeting Proceeding, (2013)

  6. C.S. Hartley, J.A. El-Awady, and C. Woodward, "Representation of Dislocation Dynamics Simulations", Proc. Of the 5th International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling, 426-429 (2010)

  7. N.M. Ghoniem, A. Brown, and J.A. El-Awady, "Plasticity of Nano- and Micro- Pillars", Proc. Of the 5th International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling, 185-188 (2010)

  8. J.A. El-Awady, M. Wen, and N.M. Ghoniem, "The influence of focused ion beam induced damaged and the activation of cross-slip on the experimentally observed size effects", Proc. Of the 4th International Conference on Multiscale Materials Modeling, (2008)

  9. J. El-Awady, and N. Ghoniem, "Plastic Flow in Confined Volumes", 137th TMS Annual Meeting Proceeding, 23-35 (2008)

  10. S. Sharafat, A. Aoyama, M. Narula, J. El-Awady, N. Ghoniem, and B. Williams, "Development Status of the Helium-Cooled Porous Tungsten Heat Exchanger Concept", Proc. Of the 22nd IEEE Symposium on Fusion Engineering, Albuquerque, NM, pp. 1-4, (2007)

  11. J.A. El-Awady, N.M. Ghoniem, and H. Mughrabi, "Dislocation Modeling of Localized Plasticity in Persistent Slip Bands", 136th TMS Annual Meeting Proceeding, 23-35 (2007)

  12. J.A. El-Awady, A. Takahashi, and N.M Ghoniem, "Three-dimensional Boundary Element-Dislocation Dynamics Modeling of Plastic Flow in Small Volumes", Materials Research Society Symposium Proceeding, 978E, 150-179 (2007)

Technical Reports

  1. S. Sharafat, J. El-Awady, and N. Ghoniem, "Advanced W Structures for Plasma-Facing Components for Magnetic Confinement Fusion Reactors", DMS Inc. SBIR Phase I Final Report (2006)

  2. C.P.C. Wong, et. al., "Design Description Document for the U.S. Dual Coolant Pb-17Li (DCLL) Test Blanket Module Report to the ITER Test Blanket Working Group (TBWG)", UCLA Report UCLA-FNT-212, General Atomics Report GA-C25027, (2005)

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