Greg Dillon, Ph.D.

Greg Dillon, Ph.D.
Chair, Polymer Engineering and Science
Professor, Polymer Engineering and Science
Office Phone
Office Location
213B Burke
PENN STATE BEHREND
242 BURKE CENTER
ERIE PA 16563
    Biography

    Professor and Chair of Polymer Engineering & Science. Previously Associate Director of Engineering for Research & Technology Transfer at Behrend and Deputy Composites Division Head at the Applied Research Laboratory.

    Research Interests

    Advanced Composites, Polymer Science, Cost Modeling, Structure-Property-Processing Relationships, Material Characterization, Manufacturing, Processing Science, Sustainable Manufacturing

    Publications

    Processing Characterisitcs of Out-Of-Autoclave Pre-Impregnated DISCOTEX™ Composites - May 22, 2017
    Collaborators: Carl Patten, Co-Author; Kevin Koudela

    Correlating bonded joint deformation with failure using a free surface strain field mining methodology, Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures - March 29, 2016
    Collaborators: James Collins, Co-Author; Eric Strauch, Co-Author; Wade Lanning, Co-Author; Christopher Muhlstein, Primary Author

    Improved Fastener Filling Tehnology for Cost Reduction on F-35
    Collaborators: Christopher Rachau, Co-Author; Rance Maruszewski, Co-Author; Clark Moose, Co-Author; Donald Stiver

    Ultrasonic Insertion Tool for Low Cost F-35 Fastener Filling (Mega Rapid Response)
    Collaborators: Christopher Rachau, Co-Author; Rance Maruszewski, Co-Author; Clark Moose, Co-Author; Donald Stiver

    Influence of mixed soft segments on microphase separation, Polymer - January, 2014
    Collaborators: Autchara Pangon, Co-Author; James Runt, Primary Author

    Effect of Thermal History on the Microstructure of a Poly(tetramethylene oxide)-Based Polyurea, Macromolecules - August 16, 2013
    Collaborators: Alicia Castagna, Primary Author; Autchara Pangon, Co-Author; James Runt, Co-Author

    Coarse-grained molecular level analysis of Polyurea properties and shock mitigation potential, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance - July, 2013
    Collaborators: Mica Grujicic, Primary Author; J Snipes, Co-Author; S Ramaswami, Co-Author; R Yavari, Co-Author; James Runt, Co-Author; James Tarter, Co-Author

    The Role of Soft Segment Molecular Weight on Microphase Separation and Dynamics of Bulk Polymerized Polyureas, Macromolecules - October, 2012
    Collaborators: Alicia Castagna, Co-Author; A Pangon, Co-Author; Taeyi Choi, Co-Author; James Runt, Primary Author

    Concept-Level Analysis and Design of Polyurea for Enhanced Blast-Mitigation Performance, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance - October, 2012
    Collaborators: M Grujicic, Co-Author; B d'Entremont, Co-Author; B Pandurangan, Co-Author; James Runt, Co-Author; James Tarter, Co-Author

    Potential Improvements in Shock-Mitigation Efficacy of a Polyurea-Augmented Advanced Combat Helmet, Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance - August, 2012
    Collaborators: A Grujicic, Co-Author; M LaBerge, Co-Author; M Grujicic, Co-Author; B Pandurangan, Co-Author; James Runt, Co-Author; James Tarter, Co-Author

    Molecular-level computational investigation of shock-wave mitigation capability of polyurea, Journal of Material Science - July 18, 2012
    Collaborators: Mica Grujicic, Primary Author; R Yavarim, Co-Author; Array Snipes, Co-Author; J Ramaswami; James Runt, Co-Author; James Tarter, Co-Author

    Reduced Cost Impeller - Blade Segment Fabrication Report
    Collaborators: Christopher Rachau, Co-Author; Eric Strauch

    Reduced Cost Impeller - Proposed Maintenance and Repair Plan
    Collaborators: Christopher Rachau, Co-Author; Eric Strauch

    Reduced Cost Impeller - Unit Assembly Report
    Collaborators: Christopher Rachau, Co-Author; Eric Strauch

    Reduced Cost Impeller - Manufacturing Technology Development Document
    Collaborators: Kevin Koudela; Christopher Rachau, Co-Author; Donald Stiver; Stephen Struble

    A study of the blast-induced brain white-matter damage and the associated diffuse axonal injury, Multidiscipline Modeling in Materials and Structures - February, 2012
    Collaborators: Mica Grujicic, Co-Author; B d’Entremont, Co-Author; B Pandurangan, Co-Author; A Grujicic, Co-Author; M LaBerge, Co-Author; James Runt; James Tarter

    Development and parameterization of a time-invariant (equilibrium) material model for segmented elastomeric polyureas, Journal of Materials: Design and Applications - 2011
    Collaborators: Mica Grujicic, Primary Author; T He, Co-Author; B Pandurangan, Co-Author; James Runt, Co-Author; James Tarter, Co-Author

    Multi-length scale modeling and analysis of microstructure evolution and mechanical properties in polyurea, Journal of Material Science - 2011
    Collaborators: Mica Grujicic, Primary Author; B Pandurangan, Co-Author; A King, Co-Author; James Runt, Co-Author; James Tarter, Co-Author

    Testing and Analysis of Stretch Broken Carbon Fiber (SBCF) Stiffened Panels Subjected to In-Plane Shear Loading - October, 2010
    Collaborators: David Dreese, Primary Author; Dennis Wess, Co-Author; Kevin Koudela; Christopher Rachau, Co-Author; Donald Stiver, Co-Author; Adam Nadel, Co-Author

    Reduced Cost Impeller Bumper Impact and Material Erosion Report
    Collaborator: Christopher Rachau, Co-Author

    Development of Enabling Automated Forming Technology for Stretch Broken Carbon Fiber (SBCF) Materials - May, 2009
    Collaborator: Donald Stiver, Co-Author

    Strain Distribution and Rearrangement in a Cracked and Uncracked Composite Laminate - May, 2009
    Collaborators: James Collins, Primary Author; Christopher Muhlstein, Co-Author

    Strain Mapping for Performance and Failure Prediction in Composites Using Digital Image Correlation - September, 2008
    Collaborators: James Tarter, Co-Author; Eli Byrne; Christopher Rachau, Co-Author; Christopher Muhlstein, Co-Author; James Collins, Co-Author

    Forming Stretch Broken Carbon Fiber Composites into Complex Shapes - June, 2007
    Collaborator: Donald Stiver, Co-Author

    Process and Performance Characterization of Stretch Broken Carbon Fiber Materials - June, 2007
    Collaborator: Gunther Jacobsen, Co-Author

    Application of Stretch Broken Carbon Fiber Materials to Rotorcraft Structures - May, 2006
    Collaborator: Donald Stiver, Co-Author

    New Materials Technologies for Advanced Forming Processes, Institute for Manufactuirng and Sustainment Technologies Quarterly - January, 2006

    Acoustic Tailoring of the Mantech Pump Impeller
    Collaborators: Stephen Hambric, Co-Author; James Tarter, Co-Author; Kevin Koudela, Co-Author; Dennis Wess, Co-Author

    Characterization of Stretch Broken Carbon Fiber Materials for Automated Forming Processes - May, 2005
    Collaborator: Magdy Barsoum, Co-Author

    Comparison of Continuous Fiber and Stretch Broken Carbon Fiber (SBCF) Materials in Forming Processes - May, 2005
    Collaborator: Daniel Walczyk, Co-Author

    Manufacturing Technology Development for Composite Marine Impellers - May, 2005
    Collaborators: Piet VanDine, Primary Author; Jeffrey Hall, Co-Author; Kevin Koudela, Co-Author

    Advanced Forming Processes for Composite Materials - October, 2003

    Influence of Prepreg Microstructure on Structural Performance - October, 2003
    Collaborator: Bryan Mayrides, Co-Author

    The Autoclave Processing of Composites - 1997
    Collaborators: Patrick Mallon, Co-Author; Martin Monaghan, Co-Author

    The Elastic Deformation of Fiber Bundles - 1997
    Collaborator: Timothy Gutowski, Co-Author

    A Kinematic Approach for the Diaphragm Forming of Advanced Composites - 1995
    Collaborators: Haorong Li, Co-Author; Sukyoung Chey, Co-Author; Tmothy Gutowski, Co-Author

    Damage Development During Flexural Fatigue of Carbon Fiber Reinforced PEEK, Composites - 1995
    Collaborator: Martin Buggy, Co-Author

    Laminate Wrinkling Scaling Laws for Ideal Composites, Composites Manufacturing - 1995
    Collaborators: Timothy Gutowski, Primary Author; Sukyoung Chey, Co-Author; Haorong Li, Co-Author

    Development of a Theoretical Cost Model for Advanced Composite Fabrication, Composites Manufacturing - 1994
    Collaborators: Timothy Gutowski, Primary Author; David Hoult; Einteck Neoh, Co-Author; Stuart Muter, Co-Author; Eric Kim, Co-Author; Mawuli Tse, Co-Author

    Kinematic Observations for the Forming of Advanced Thermoset Composites - November, 1994
    Collaborators: Timothy Gutowski, Co-Author; Sukyoung Chey; Haorong Li

    Diaphragm Forming of Complex Shaped Advanced Composite Parts - January, 1994
    Collaborators: Timothy Gutowski, Primary Author; Sukyoung Chey, Co-Author; Haorong Li, Co-Author; Julie Chen, Co-Author; M Strong, Co-Author

    Development of a Theoretical Cost Model for Advanced Composite Fabrication - June, 1993
    Collaborators: Timothy Gutowski, Primary Author; David Hoult, Co-Author; Stuart Muter, Co-Author; Eric Kim, Co-Author; Mawuli Tse, Co-Author; Einteck Neoh, Co-Author

    Forming Continuous Fiber Composites into Complex Shapes - January, 1993
    Collaborators: Timothy Gutowski, Co-Author; Sukyoung Chey, Co-Author

    Elastic Deformation of Lubricated Aligned Carbon Fibers: Comparison of Theory and Experiments, Journal of Composite Materials - 1992
    Collaborator: Timothy Gutowski, Co-Author

    Forming Continuous Fiber Composites into Complex Shapes - January, 1992
    Collaborators: Timothy Gutowski, Co-Author; Sukyoung Chey, Co-Author

    Overview of the Deformation Behavior of Aligned Fiber Composites During Processing - December, 1991
    Collaborator: Timothy Gutowski, Co-Author

    Differential Geometry and the Forming of Aligned Fibre Composites, Composites Manufacturing - 1991
    Collaborators: Timothy Gutowski, Co-Author; David Hoult, Co-Author; Javier Gonzalez-Zugasti, Co-Author

    Forming Aligned Fiber Composites into Complex Shapes, CIRP Annals - 1991
    Collaborators: Timothy Gutowski, Co-Author; Albert Tam, Co-Author; Steven Stoller, Co-Author

    Forming Aligned Fiber Composites: Geometry and Experiments - July, 1991
    Collaborators: Timothy Gutowski, Primary Author; Albet Tam, Co-Author; Steven Stoller, Co-Author

    Geometry Constraints on the Forming of Aligned Fiber Composites - July, 1991
    Collaborators: Timothy Gutowski, Primary Author; David Hoult, Co-Author; Javier Gonzalez-Zugasti, Co-Author

    Flexural Fatigue of Carbon Fiber Reinforced PEEK Laminates, Composites - May, 1991
    Collaborator: Martin Buggy, Co-Author

    Education

    Ph D, Materials Engineering, University of Limerick

    BE, Materials Engineering, University of Limerick