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Abdelmageed Elmustafa

  • Abdelmageed Elmustafa
  • Associate Professor
  • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
  • 130c Kaufman Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-5576
  • aelmusta@odu.edu
  • Education

    University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1999
    Major: Mechanical Eng., Materials Science/Mechanics
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993
    Major: Engineering Mechanics
    Degree: M.S.
    South Dakota State University, 1991
    Major: Structural Engineering
    Degree: M.S.
    Khartoum University, 1982
    Major: Civil Engineering
    Degree: B.S.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Stress Analysis of Flipable Housing of Power Transmission using Finite Element Analysis
    Sponsoring Organization: Sumitomo Machinery Corporation of America
    Date: June 1, 2008 - July 1, 2009
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.
    Fabrication of transparent wireless sensor using micromachined indium tin oxide conductive coating
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center
    Date: July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.; El-Sayed Ali,
    Theoretical and experimental study of the Donor Material Effects during Friction Stir Welding of Steel
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA-NIA
    Date: July 1, 2008 - February 28, 2009
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.
    Monitoring Phase Transformation of Polymeric Materials Using Wireless Electromagnetic Open Circuit Sensors
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA-NIA
    Date: June 1, 2008 - December 31, 2008
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.
    Study of RF electrodes characterization subsequent to breakdown using SEM EDX analysis
    Sponsoring Organization: Muons, Inc
    Date: October 9, 2006 - October 9, 2008
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.
    Metallic Thin Films Sensors Fabrication Using Electron Beam Deposition
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA-NIA
    Date: February 23, 2007 - August 31, 2008
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.; Elsayed-Ali, H. E.
    Donor Material Effects on Friction Stir Welding of Steel
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA GSRP
    Date: July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2008
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.
    Acquisition of an Electron Probe Microanalyzer for Innovative Geological, Biochemical, and Material Science Applications
    Sponsoring Organization: NSF (Major Research Instrumentation)
    Date: May, 2008 - May, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Cook, D.; Darby, D. A.; Jones, C.; Elsayed-Ali, H.; Elmustafa, A.
    Nanoscale Study of Delamination Mechanisms in Al-Li Alloys
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA-NIA Project
    Date: March 1, 2006 - February 28, 2008
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.
    Magnetic Field Response Acquisition System for Strain Measurement
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA GSRP
    Date: June 1, 2006 - May 31, 2007
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.
    RF electrodes characterization subsequent to breakdown using SEM EDX
    Sponsoring Organization: Muons Inc.
    Date: July 1, 2006 - April 30, 2007
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.
    Simulations for the strain rate sensitivity of the hardness in indentation creep using various tip friction coefficients
    Sponsoring Organization: ODURF
    Date: May 2, 2006 - December 31, 2006
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.
    Study of the Mechanical Properties of Niobium for the Superconducting RF Cavities Using Nanoindentation and Atomic Force Microscopy
    Sponsoring Organization: Jefferson Lab
    Date: September 8, 2006 - October 31, 2006
    Investigators:Elmustafa, A.
  • Intellectual Property

    Donor Material Technology for Friction Stir Welding
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Type: Provisional
    Elmustafa, A.
    Hou, G. J.
    Williamson, K.
    Mandal, S.
    Demuren, A. O.
    Bawab, S.
    Rice, J. M.
    Nanopositioners for Nano and Micro Scratch Test
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Elmustafa, A.