Akbar Bagri


Education :

  • MSc. Applied Mechanics, Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran (2003)
  • MA. Chemistry, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA (2011)
  • PhD. Engineering: Mechanics of Solids, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA (2012)

Projects :

Mitigating hydrogen- and helium- induced damage
Bayesian inference applied to grain boundaries

Awards :

  • NSF Fellowship, Workshop on Materials Defects: Mathematics, Computation, and Engineering, Institute for pure and applied mathematics (IPAM), UCLA, USA, Sep. 2012

Selected publications :

1- Bagri, A., Kim, S-P., Ruoff, R. S., Shenoy, V. B., Thermal Transport across Twin Grain Boundaries in  Polycrystalline Graphene from Non-equilibrium Molecular Dynamics Simulations, NANO LETTERS, Vol. 11, No. 9, pp. 3917-3921, 2011.Featured as a Research Highlight in NATURE MATERIALS 10,724(2011) : Heat at the borders  by Fabio Pulizzi (Senior Editor).

2- Bagri, A., Mattevi, C., Acik, M., Chabal, Y. J., Chhowalla, M., Shenoy, V. B., Structural Evolution During the Reduction of Chemically Derived Graphene Oxide, NATURE CHEMISTRY, Vol. 2, pp. 581-587, 2010.

Featured In:  Science Daily: New Approach to Finding and Removing Defects in Graphene

Also in NSF Science 360, Advancing Science Serving Society (AAAS), PHYSORG.

3- Bagri, A., Grantab, R., Medhekar, N., Shenoy, V. B., Stability and Formation Mechanisms of Carbonyl- and Hydroxyl-Decorated Holes in Graphene Oxideoxide, J. Physical Chemistry C, Vol.  114, pp. 12053-12061, 2010.

4- Akbari, A., Bagri, A., Bordas, S. P. A., Rabczuk, T., Analysis of Thermoelastic Waves in a Two- Dimensional Functionally Graded Materials Domain by the Meshless Local Petrov-Galerkin (MLPG) Method, CMES-Computer Modeling in Engineering & Sciences, Vol. 65, Issue 1, pp. 27-74, 2010.

5- Bagri, A., Eslami, M. R., A Unified Generalized Thermoelastisity; Solution for Cylinders and Spheres,Int. J. Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 49, Issue 12, pp. 1325-1335, 2007.