Professor
Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering

Abdelmageed Elmustafa

241 D Kaufman Hall
Norfolk, 23529

Ph.D. in Mechanical Eng., Materials Science/Mechanics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, (1999)

M.S. in Engineering Mechanics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, (1993)

M.S. in Structural Engineering, South Dakota State University, (1991)

B.S. in Civil Engineering, University of Khartoum, (1982)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Elmustafa, A. "JSA GRA Support" $6750.00 . Other. April 1, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Elmustafa, A. "Stress Analysis of Flipable Housing of Power Transmission using Finite Element Analysis" $41402. June 1, 2008 - July 1, 2009
Elmustafa, A. and El-Sayed Ali "Fabrication of transparent wireless sensor using micromachined indium tin oxide conductive coating" $40000. July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
Elmustafa, A. "Theoretical and experimental study of the Donor Material Effects during Friction Stir Welding of Steel" $37528. July 1, 2008 - February 28, 2009
Elmustafa, A. "Monitoring Phase Transformation of Polymeric Materials Using Wireless Electromagnetic Open Circuit Sensors" $23998. June 1, 2008 - December 31, 2008
Elmustafa, A. "Study of RF electrodes characterization subsequent to breakdown using SEM EDX analysis" $87726. October 9, 2006 - October 9, 2008
Elmustafa, A. and Elsayed-Ali, H. E.. "Metallic Thin Films Sensors Fabrication Using Electron Beam Deposition" $85631. February 23, 2007 - August 31, 2008
Elmustafa, A. "Donor Material Effects on Friction Stir Welding of Steel" $54000 . July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2008
Cook, D., Darby, D. A., Jones, C., Elsayed-Ali, H. and Elmustafa, A. "Acquisition of an Electron Probe Microanalyzer for Innovative Geological, Biochemical, and Material Science Applications" $873127. Federal. May 2008 - May 2008
Elmustafa, A. "Nanoscale Study of Delamination Mechanisms in Al-Li Alloys" $153734 . March 1, 2006 - February 28, 2008
Elmustafa, A. "Magnetic Field Response Acquisition System for Strain Measurement" $24000. June 1, 2006 - May 31, 2007
Elmustafa, A. "RF electrodes characterization subsequent to breakdown using SEM EDX" $1000. July 1, 2006 - April 30, 2007
Elmustafa, A. "Simulations for the strain rate sensitivity of the hardness in indentation creep using various tip friction coefficients" $7628. May 2, 2006 - December 31, 2006
Elmustafa, A. "Study of the Mechanical Properties of Niobium for the Superconducting RF Cavities Using Nanoindentation and Atomic Force Microscopy" $2500. September 8, 2006 - October 31, 2006

Research Interests

RF Accelerators Breakdown; Nanoscale Mechanical Behavior of Materials; Nanoindentation (Metals, Polymers, Alloys, Interconnects); Dislocation and Strain Gradient Plasticity; Thin Films (Mechanical Properties and Characterization); Modeling and Simulation (Nanoindentation Creep and Contact Mechanics); Nanopositioners (Precision Machining and Precision Motion); Friction Stir Welding; Corrosion and Corrosion Prevention

Articles

Tapily, K., Gu, D., Baumgart, H., Namkoong, G., Stegall, D. and Elmustafa, A. (2011). Mechanical and Structural Characterization of ALD Zinc Oxide Films. Semiconductor Science and Technology 26 , pp. 1-7.
Tapily, K., Shrestha, D., Gu, D., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. (2011). Nanomechanical Study of Amorphous and Polycrystalline ALD HfO2 Thin Films. International Journal of Surface Science and Engineering 5 (2/3) , pp. 193-204.
BastaniNejad, M., Elmustafa, A., Ankenbrandt, C. M., Moretti, A., Popovic, M., Yonehara, K., Kaplan, D. M., Alsharo'a, M., Hanlet, P. M., Johnson, R. P., Kuchnir, M. and Newsham, D. (2011). Studies of Breakdown in a Pressurized Cavity. International Journal of Modern Physics A 26 (10 & 11) , pp. 1753-1760.
Tapily, K., Jakes, J., Shrestha, P., Gu, D., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. (2010). Nanomechanical Study of Amorphous and Polycrystalline ALD HfO2 Thin Films. Intl. Journal of Surface Science and Engineering.
Jakes, J. E.., Frihart, C. R.., Beecher, J. F.., Moon, R. J.., Resto, P. J.., Melgarejo, Z. H.., Sua’rez, O. M.., Baumgart, H., Elmustafa, A. and Stone, D. S.. (2009). Nanoindentation near the edge. Journal of Materials Research 24 (3) , pp. 1016-1031.
Tapily, K., Shrestha, Gu, P. D.., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. (2009). Nanomechanical Response of the Si Lattice to Hydrogen Implantation and Annealing for Layer Splitting. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics 48 , pp. 101202-1-101202-4.
Mandal, S., Kose, S., Frank, A. and Elmustafa, A. (2008). A Numerical Study on Pile-up in Nanoindentation Creep. International Journal of Surface Sciences 2 , pp. 41-51.
Mandal, S., Rice, J. and Elmustafa, A. (2008). Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Plunge Stage in Friction Stir Welding. Journal of Materials Processing Technology 203 , pp. 411- 419.
Smietana, M., Szmidt, J., Korwin-Pawlowski, M. L.., Miller, N. and Elmustafa, A. (2008). Influence of RF PACVD Process Parameters of Diamond-Like Carbon Films on Optical Properties and Nanohardness of the Films. Diamond and Related Materials 17 , pp. 1655-1659.
Tapily, K., Jakes, J. E.., Stone, D. S.., Shrestha, P., Gu, D., Baumbart, H. and Elmustafa, A. (2008). Nanoindentation investigation of HfO2 and Al2O3 films grown by atomic layer deposition. Journal of Electrochemical Society 155 (7) , pp. H545-H551.
Zong, Z., Lou, J., Odewoye, O. O.., Elmustafa, A., Hammad, F. and Soboyejo, W. O.. (2007). Indentation size effect in the nano- and micro-hardess of fcc single crystal metals. Materials and Manufacturing Processes 22 , pp. 228-237.
Elmustafa, A. (2007). Pile-up/Sink-in of Rate Sensitive Nanoindentation Creeping Solids . Modelling Simul. Mater. Sci. Eng. 15 , pp. 823-834.
Elmustafa, A. and Stone, D. S.. (2007). Strain Rate Sensitivity in Nanoindentation Creep of Hard Materials. Journal of Materials Research 22 (10) , pp. 2912-2916.
Elmustafa, A., Kose, S. and Stone, D. S.. (2007). The Strain Rate Sensitivity of the Hardness in nanoindentation Creep. Journal of Materials Research 22 (4) , pp. 926-936.
Zong, Z., Lou, J., Odewoye, O. O.., Elmustafa, A., Hammad, F. and Soboyejo, W. O.. (2006). Indentation size effect in the nano- and micro-hardess of fcc single crystal metals. Materials Science and Engineering A 434 , pp. 178-187.
Elmustafa, A., Annanda, A. A.. and Elmahboub, W. M.. (2004). Billinear behavior in nano and micro indentation tests of fcc polyscrystalline materials. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology 126 , pp. 353-359.
Elmustafa, A., Annanda, A. A.. and Elmahboub, W. M.. (2004). Dislocation dynamics simulation of the bilinear behavior in micro and nanoindentation. Journal of Materials Research 19 (3) , pp. 768-779.
Yoder, K. B.., Elmustafa, A., Stone, D. S.., Hoffman, R. A.. and Lin, J. C.. (2003). Activation analysis of deformation in evaporated molybdenum thin films. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics 36 , pp. 884-895.
Elmustafa, A. and Stone, D. S.. (2003). Nanoindentation and the indentation size effect: Kinetics of deformation and the strain gradient plasticity. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids 51 (2) , pp. 357-381.
Elmustafa, A. and Stone, D. S.. (2003). Size dependent hardness in annealed and work hardened alpha brass and aluminum polycrystalline materials using activation volume analysis. Materials Letters 57 (5-6) , pp. 1072-1078.
Elmustafa, A. and Stone, D. S.. (2003). Stacking Fault Energy and Dynamic Recovery: Do they impact the Indentation Size Effect. Journal of Materials Science and Engineering A 358 , pp. 1-8.
Elmustafa, A. and Stone, D. S.. (2002). Indentation size effect in polycrystalline FCC metals. Acta MATERIALIA 50 (14) , pp. 3641-3650.
Elmustafa, A. and Lagally, M. G.. (2001). Flexural-hinge guided motion nanopositioner stage for precision machining: finite element simulations. International Journal of Prec. Eng. and Nanotechnology 25 (1) , pp. 77-81.
Soyez, G., Eastman, J. A.., Thompson, L. J.., DiMelfi, R. J.., Bai, G. R.., Baldo, P. M.., McCormick, A. W.., Elmustafa, A., Tambwe, M. F.. and Stone, D. S.. (2000). Grain Size Depdendent Thermal Conductivity of Nanocrytalline Yittria-Stabilized Zirconia Films Grown by Metal-Organic Vapor Deposition. Applied Physics Letters 77 (8) , pp. 1155-1157.
Elmustafa, A., Eastman, J. A.., Rittner, M. N.., Weertman, J. R.. and Stone, D. S.. (2000). Indentation Size Effect: Large Grained Aluminum versus Nanocrystalline Aluminum-Zirconium Alloys. Scripta Materialia 43 (10) , pp. 951-955.

Conference Proceeding

Stegall, D. E., Crawford, B. and Elmustafa, A. (2011). An Examination of the Indentation Size Effect and Bi-Linear Behavior of FCC Metals Boston, MA: MRS 2011.
Wright, C. A., Sullivan, C. J., Crawford, B., Britt, L. D. and Elmustafa, A. (2011). Determining Mechanical Properties of Escherichia Coli by Nanoindentation Boston, MA: MRS 2011.
Sah, R., Dudas, A., Johnson, R. P., Neubauer, M., Conde, M., Gai, W., Moretti, A., Popovic, M., Yonehara, K., Byrd, J., Li, D., Rose, D., BastaniNejad, M. and Elmustafa, A. (2011). RF Breakdown Studies Using Pressurized Cavities New York, New York: Proceedings of PAC11.
Mamun, M. A., Farha, A. H., Ufuktepe, Y., Elsayed-Ali, H. E. and Elmustafa, A. (2011). Studies of Nanomechanical Properties of Pulsed Laser Deposited NbN films on Si Using Nanoindendation Boston, MA: MRS 2011.
Stegall, D. E., Mamun, A. A. and Elmustafa, A. (2011). The Role of Stacking Fault Energy on the Indentation Size Effect of FCC Pure Metals and Alloys Boston, MA: MRS 2011.
Tapily, K., Moutanabbir, O., Gu, D., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. (2010). Electrical Characterization of ALD ZnO and HfO2 Thin Films (pp. 281) ECS Transactions.
Tapily, K., Moutanabbir, O., Abdullah, M., Gu, D., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. (2010). Hydrogen Ion-Induced AlN Thin Layer Transfer: An Elastomechanical Study (pp. 37) ECS Transactions.
Tapily, K., Moutanabbir, O., Gu, D., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. (2010). Investigation of Thermal Evolution of Implanted Hydrogen in GaN by Nanoindentation (pp. 241) ECS Transactions.
Gu, D., Tapily, K., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. (2010). Synthesis of NbN Thin Films for Superconducting Radiofrequency (SRF) Applications by Atomic Layer Deposition to Fabricate Superconductor-Insulator-Superconductor (S-I-S) Multilayer Structures (pp. 203) ECS Transactions.
Davis, M., Mohammed, Y. S.., Martin, P. F.., Ritinski, C. and Elmustafa, A. (2009). Designing for Static and Dynamic Loading of a Gear Reducer Housing with FEA Indianapolis, Indiana: AGMA.
Rice, J., Mandal, S. and Elmustafa, A. (2009). Investigation of a Donor Material in Friction Stir Welding (pp. 337-42) San Francisco: Metals, Minerals, and Materials Society.
Tapily, K., Stegall, D., Gu, D., Baumgart, H., Namkoong, G. and Elmustafa, A. (2009). Physical Characterization of Thin Films Zinc Oxide Grown by ALD (pp. 85-92) ECS transactions.
Tapily, K., Stegall, D., Gu, D., Baumgart, H., Namkoong, G. and Elmustafa, A. (2009). Physical Characterization of Zinc Oxide Thin Films Grown by ALD (pp. 85) ECS Trans. .
BastaniNejad, M., Elmustafa, A., Yonehara, K., Chung, M., Jansson, A., Hu, M., Moretti, A., Popovic, M., Alsharo’a, M., Neubauer, M., Sah, R. and Johnson, R. P.. (2009). RF Breakdown of Metallic Surfaces in Hudrogen (pp. WE5PFP008 1-3) Vancouver, BC: Proceedings of PAC09.
Sah, R., Johnson, R. P.., Neubauer, M., Conde, M., Gai, W., Moretti, A., Popovic, M., Yonehara, K., Byrd, J., Li, D., BastaniNejad and Elmustafa, A. (2009). RF Breakdown Studies using a 1.3-GHz Test Cell (pp. WE5PFP009 1-3) Vancouver, BC: Proceedings of PAC09.
Stone, D. S.. and Elmustafa, A. (2008). Analysis of indentation creep, in Fundamentals of Nanoindentation and Nanotribology IV Warrendale, PA: Mater. Res. Soc. Symp. Proc.
Tapily, K., Jakes, J., Stone, D., Shrestha, P., Gu, D., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. (2008). Comparison of Nanomechanical Behavior of the Amorphous and Crystalline Phases of ALD HfO2 (pp. 269) ECS Transactions.
Tapily, K., Jakes, J. E., Shrestha, P., Gu, D., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. (2008). Comparison of Nanomechanical Behavior of the Amorphous and Crystalline Phases of ALD HfO2 (pp. pp. 269-277) ECS Transactions.
Tapily, K., Baumgart, H., Gu, D., Elmustafa, A., Krause, M. and Petzold, M. (2008). Effect of Wafer Bonding and Layer Splitting on Nanomechanical Properties of standard and strained SOI Films (pp. 337) ECS Transactions.
Tapily, K., Baumgart, H., Gu, D., Elmustafa, A., Krause, M. and Petzold, M. (2008). Effect of Wafer Bonding and Layer splitting on Nanomechanical Properties of Standard and Strained SOI Films (pp. pp. 337-345) ECS Transactions.
Elmustafa, A. (2008). Pile-up/Sink-in in Nanoindentation Rate Sensitive Creeping Solids (pp. 185-191) New Orleans, LA.: Metals & Materials Society.
Gu, D., Baumgart, H., Bourdelle, K. K.., Celler, G. K.. and Elmustafa, A. (2008). Weakening of Hardness and Modulus of the Si Lattice by Hydrogen Implantation for Layer Transfer in Wafer Bonding Technology (pp. pp. 385-391) ECS Transactions.
Gu, D., Baumgart, H., Bourdelle, K., Celler, G. and Elmustafa, A. (2008). Weakening of Hardness and Modulus of the Si Lattice by Hydrogen Implantation for Layer Transfer in Wafer Bonding Technology (pp. 385) ECS Transactions.
BastaniNejad, M., Elmustafa, A., Andenbrandt, C. M.., Moretti, A., Popovic, M., Yonehara, K., Kaplan, D. M.., Alshorao’a, M., Hanlet, P. M.., Johnson, R. P.., Kuchnir, M. and Newsham, D. (2008). Studies of Breakdown in a Pressurized RF Cavities (pp. 736-738) Gene: Proceedings of EPAC08 .
Mandal, S., Rice, J. and Elmustafa, A. (2007). A Numerical Study of The Plunge Stage in FSW Using ABAQUS (pp. 127-33) Orlando, Florida: Metals & Materials Society.
BastaniNejad, M., Elmustafa, A., Andenbrandt, C. M.., Moretti, A., Popovic, M., Yonehara, K., Kaplan, D. M.., Alshorao’a, M., Hanlet, P. M.., Johnson, R. P.., Kuchnir, M. and Newsham, D. (2007). Evidence for Fowler-Norhheim Behavior in RF Breakdown (pp. 2499-2501) Albuquerque, New Mexico: Proceedings of PAC07.
Tapily, K., Jakes, J., Stone, D. S.., Shrestha, P., Gu, D., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. (2007). Nanomechanical Properties of High-k Dielectrics Grown by Atomic Layer Deposition (pp. 123-130) ECS Transactions.
Miller, N., Tapily, K., Baumgart, H., Celler, G., Brunier, F. and Elmustafa, A. (2007). Nanomechanical Properties of Strained Silicon-on-Insulator (SOI) Films Epitaxially Grown on Si 1-xGe x and Layer Transferred by Wafer Bonding Warrendale, PA: Surface and Interfacial Nanomechanics.
Smietana, M., Szmidt, J., Korwin-Pawlowski, M. L. ., Miller, N. and Elmustafa, A. (2007). Influence of RF PACVD Process Parameters of Diamond-Like Carbon Films on Optical Properties and Nanohardness of the Fil Berlin: Proceedings of 18th European Conference on Diamond, Diamond-like Materials, Carbon Nanotubes and Nitrides.
Smietana, M., Korwin-Pawlowski, M. L. ., Miller, N., Elmustafa, A. and Szmidt , J. (2007). Study of Relations Between RF PACVD Process Parameters of Diamond-Like Carbon Films and their Optical and Mechanical Properti Cracow: Proceedings of ELTE2007, 9th Conference on Electron Technology.
Elmustafa, A., Lou, J., Zong, Z. and Soboyejo, W. O.. (2006). Investigation of the Bi-linear Behavior of the Indentation Size Effects in Single and Polycrystalline Ni Thin Films/MEMS Thin Films Boston, MA: Mater. Res. Soc. .
Miller, N., Kose, S. and Elmustafa, A. (2006). Structural Design of Nanopositioners Fabricated from Different Metal Alloys in Terms of Their Stiffness, Stresses, and Modal Frequency Norfolk, VA: ICAM 2006.
Miles, R., Elmustafa, A., Chambers, B. and Clark, L. C.. (2004). CPC Testing for Pre-corroded Structures Solomons, Maryland: 6th International Aircraft Corrosion Conference.
Miles, R., Elmustafa, A., Duncan, G. and Clark, L. C.. (2004). Development of a Corrosion Prevention and Control Sustainment Plan for the Tunner 60k Cargo Load Solomons, Maryland: 6th International Aircraft Corrosion Conference.
Elmustafa, A., Tambwe, F. M.. and Stone, D. S.. (2003). Activation volume analysis for Cu and NI monolithic thin films and bulk alpha brass and aluminum FCC materials using nanoindentation (pp. Y8.14.1-Y8.14.5) Mat. Res. Symp. Proc. .
Elmustafa, A., Lou, J., Adewoye, O., Soboyejo, W. O.. and Stone, D. S.. (2003). Bilinear behavior in the indentation size effect: Consequences in strain gradient plasticity (pp. Y1.7.1-Y1.7.5) Mat. Res. Symp. Proc. .
Elmustafa, A. and Stone, D. S.. (1999). Indentation size effect: A kinetic perspective (pp. 311-321 ) Advanced Materials for the 21st Century, The 1999 Julia Weertman Symposium,TMS .

Presentations

Elmustafa, A. (December 9, 2011). Nanoindention to Determine Turgor Pressure in Escherichia Coli ODU Multidisciplinary Seed Funding Program Norfolk, VA.
Tapily, K., Moutanabbir, O., Gu, D., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. ( 2010). Thermal Behavior of the Mechanical Properties of GaN throughout Hydrogen-Induced Thin Film Layer Transfer Meet. Abstr.– Electrochem. Soc. 1002, 1711 (2010), the 8th International Symposium on High Dielectric Constant and other Dielectric Materials for Nanoelectronics and Photonics Las Vegas, NV.
Tapily, K., Moutanabbir, O., Abdullah, M., Gu, D., Baumgart, H. and Elmustafa, A. ( 2010). Hydrogen Ion-Induced AlN Thin Layer Transfer: An Elastomechanical Study Meet. Abstr.–Electrochem. Soc. 1002, 1754 (2010), the 11th International Symposium on Semiconductor Wafer Bonding: Science, Technology and Applications Las Vegas, NV.
Tapily, K., Gu, D., Baumgart, H., Namkoong, G. and Elmustafa, A. (October , 2009). Meet. Abstr.–Electrochem. Soc. 902, 2018 (2009), the 5th International Symposium on Atomic Layer Deposition Applications Physical Characterization of Zinc Oxide Thin Films Grown by ALD Vienna, Austria.
Tapily, K., Stegall, D., Gu, D., Baumgart, H., Namkoong, G. and Elmustafa, A. (July , 2009). Structural and Nanomechanical Characterization of ALD ZnO American Vacuum Society (AVS) 9th International Conference on Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD 2009) Monterey, California.
Elmustafa, A. and Bastaninejad, M. (June 27, 2008). RF Breakdown in Pressurized RF Cavities European Particle Accelerator Conference 08 (EPAC08) Gene, Italy.
Elmustafa, A. and Tayon, W. (June 6, 2008). EBSD and Nanoindentation-Correlated Study of Delamination Fracture in Al-Li Alloy 2090 The 15th International Conference on Textures of Materials (ICOTOM 15) Carnegie Mellon University Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Elmustafa, A. and Tayon, W. (March 13, 2008). EBSD and Nanoindentation-Correlated Study of Delamination Fracture in Al-Li Alloy 2090 TMS2008 New Orleans, Louisiana.
Elmustafa, A. and Bastaninejad, M. (June 29, 2007). RF Breakdown in Pressurized RF Cavities Particle Accelerator Conference 07 Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Elmustafa, A. and Mandal, S. (March 1, 2007). A Numerical Study of The Plunge Stage in FSW Using ABAQUS TMS 2007 Annual Meeting Orlando, Florida.
Elmustafa, A. and Bastaninejad, M. (February 16, 2007). RF Breakdown in Pressurized RF Cavities Muons, Inc. Workshop Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, IL..
Elmustafa, A. and Miller, N. ( 2006). Structural Design of Nanopositioners Fabricated from Different Metal Alloys in Terms of Their Stiffness, Stresses, and Modal Frequency ICAM 2006 Norfolk, VA.
Elmustafa, A. and Tran, K. ( 2006). Nanoindentation and EBSD Study of Nano-scale Property Variations in Al-Li-X Alloys MRS Boston, MA.
Elmustafa, A. and Miller, N. ( 2006). Nanopositioners Stages for Precision Engineering NANOTECH 2006 The Omni Hotel, Newport News, VA.
Elmustafa, A. and Mandal, S. ( 2006). Numerical study on pile-up in nanoindentation creep NANOTECH 2006 The Omni Hotel, Newport News, VA.
  • B.Sc. Honors, II Class DIV. I.
  • 2011: ALD zinc oxide films paper featured on the cover page Semiconductor Science and Technology, 26 (2011),
  • 1995: Graduate School Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison