Faculty Profile

Philippe H Geubelle

Aerospace Engineering
Philippe H Geubelle
Philippe H Geubelle
Bliss Professor
306F Talbot Laboratory MC 236
104 S. Wright
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 244-7648

Affiliation

  • Academic Affairs
  • Business Office
  • Department Office

Primary Research Area

  • Archive: Computational Mechanics

Education

  • Ph.D. Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology 1993
  • M.S. Aeronautics, California Institute of Technology 1989
  • B.S. Mech. Engr., Catholic University of Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium) 1988

Academic Positions

  • Bliss Professor (100%), AE, UIUC, 2011-present
  • NCSA Faculty Associate (0%), UIUC 2008-present
  • Visiting Professor, Ecole Polytechnique F￿rale de Lausanne, Switzerland 2011
  • MechSE Faculty Associate (0%) 2007-present
  • CEE Faculty Associate (0%), AE, UIUC 2006-present
  • Full Professor (100%), AE, UIUC 2006-2011
  • Part-time Faculty Associate (0%), Advanced Chemical Systems Group, Beckman Institute 2004-present
  • Visiting Professor, Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium 2002
  • MIE Faculty Associate (0%), UIUC 2001-2007
  • Associate Professor (100%), AE, UIUC 2000-2006
  • TAM Faculty Fellow (0%), UIUC 1998-2007
  • Assistant Professor (100%), AE, UIUC 1995-2000
  • N.A.T.O. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Harvard University 1993-1994

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Research Interests

  • Computational design of novel materials
  • Massively parallel computing
  • (Dynamic) fracture mechanics
  • Theoretical and computational solid mechanics
  • Modeling of damage and failure of thin films and MEMS
  • Computational design of biomimetic materials
  • High performance computing
  • Multiscale modeling of advance materials
  • Computational aeroelasticity
  • Manufacturing
  • Computational solid mechanics
  • Fracture mechanics

Research Topics

Books Edited or Co-Edited (Original Editions)

  • Bobaru, F., Foster, J. T., Geubelle, P. H., and Silling, S. "Handbook of Peridynamic Modeling, CRC Series: Modern Mechanics and Mathematics", CRC Press. 2016.

Chapters in Books

Selected Articles in Journals

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Zhan, K., Jin, J.-M., and Geubelle, P. H. ￿An interface-enriched generalized FEM for EM analysis of composites with nonconformal meshes.￿ 2016 IEEE/ACES International Conference on Wireless Information Technology and Systems (ICWITS) and Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES). Honolulu, HI.
  • Najafi, A. R., Safdari, M., and Geubelle, P. H. ￿Material design using a NURBS-based shape optimization scheme.￿ AIAA Paper 2016-1170, SciTech 2016, San Diego, CA, January 2016
  • Zhang, K., Najafi, A. R., Geubelle, P. H. and Jin, J.-M. ￿A 2D interface-enriched generalized FEM for EM analysis of composite materials.￿ 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and North-American Radio Science Meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada. July 19-25, 2015.
  • Zhang, K., Geubelle, P. H. and Jin, J.-M. ￿A 3D interface-enriched generalized FEM for EM analysis of composite materials.￿ 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and North-American Radio Science Meeting. Vancouver, BC, Canada. July 19-25, 2015.
  • Zhang, K., Jin, J.-M., and Geubelle, P. H. ￿Multiscale modeling of the radar signature of a composite aircraft.￿ AIAA SciTech 2015 Meeting, Kissimmee, Florida, January 2015.
  • Najafi, A., Coppola, A., Soghrati, S., Sottos, N. R., White, S. R., and Geubelle, P. H. ￿Microvascular composite skin panels for hypersonic aircraft.￿ Paper AIAA-2014-0630, AIAA SciTech 2014 Meeting, National Harbor, MD, January 2014.
  • Grady, M. E., Geubelle, P.H., Sottos, N. R., ￿Molecular Tailoring of Interfacial Adhesion Using Self-Assembled Monolayers.￿ Proceedings of the 13th Annual SEM Conference & Exposition on Experimental & Applied Mechanics, Lombard, IL. June 2013.
  • Soghrati, S., Najafi, A., Sottos, N. R., White, S. R., and Geubelle, P. H. "Computational design of actively-cooled microvascular composite skin panels for hypersonic aircraft." AIAA SDM Meeting, April 2013, Boston, MA.
  • Ostoich C., Bodony, D. J., Geubelle, P. H.,"Aerothermal analysis of the coupled response of a panel under a supersonic turbulent flow using direct numerical simulation." AIAA ASM Meeting, January 2013, Dallas, TX.
  • Sucheendran, M., Bodony, D., and Geubelle, P. H. "Coupled structural-acoustic response of a duct-mounted elastic plate with grazing flow." AIAA Paper 2012-2169. 18th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference (33rd AIAA Aeroacoustics Conference). June 4-6, 2012, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Soghrati, S., Najafi, A., Hughes, K., Thakre, P., Duarte, C. A., Sottos, N. R., White, S. R. and Geubelle, P. H. "Computational design of actively-cooled microvascular composites for high temperature application." Proceedings of AIAA SDM meeting, Hawaii, April 2012.
  • Ostoich, C., Bodony, D. J., and Geubelle, P. H. "Prediction of heat transfer into a thermally compliant surface in a Mach 5.73 boundary layer using direct numerical simulation." AIAA Paper 2011-3706. 41st AIAA Fluid Dynamics Conference and Exhibit, June 27-30, 2011, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Sucheendran, M., Bodony, D., and Geubelle, P. H. " Structural-acoustic response of an elastic plate in a duct : Comparison of theory with numerical simulation." AIAA Paper 2011-2850, 17th AIAA/CEAS Aeroacoustics Conference (32nd AIAA Aeroacoustics Conference). June 5-8, 2011. Portland, OR.
  • Sucheendran, M., Bodony, D., and Geubelle, P. H. "Structural-acoustic response of a cavity-backed plate in a duct." AIAA Paper 2011-2015, 52nd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference. April 4-7, 2011, Denver, CO.
  • Ostoich, C., Bodony, D. and Geubelle, P. H. ￿Development and validation of a first principles fluid-thermal multi-physics solver for hypersonic boundary layer heat transfer problems.￿ AIAA SDM Conference, Denver, CO, 2011.
  • Sucheendran M., Bodony, D. J., Geubelle, P. H., "Structural-acoustic interaction of a cavity-backed, clamped, elastic plate with sound in a duct.'' Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc., Vol 54(19), 2009.
  • Ostoich C., Bodony, D. J., Geubelle, P. H., "Coupled computational fluid-thermal investigation of hypersonic flow over a quilted dome surface.'' Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc., Vol 54(19), 2009.
  • Tran, P., Kandula, S., Geubelle, P. H. and Sottos, N. R. ￿Dynamic delamination testing of patterned thin films: a combined experimental and numerical study.￿ Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Fracture, Ottawa, July 12-17, 2009.
  • Kandula, S. S. V., Geubelle, P. H. and Sottos, N. R. ￿Dynamic adhesion test to measure thin film interface fracture toughness.￿ Society of Experimental Mechanics XI, Orlando, FL, June 2-5, 2008.
  • Geubelle, P. H., Maiti, S., Kulkarni, M. and Matous, K. ￿Multiscale cohesive modeling of fatigue response of a self-healing composite.￿ First International Conference on Self-Healing Materials, Noordwijk, Netherlands, April 2007.
  • Geubelle, P. H., Inglis, H. M., Kramer, J. D., Patel, J. J., Kumar, N. C. and Tan, H. ￿Multiscale modeling of dewetting damage in highly filled particulate composites.￿ Proceedings of the 2006 Multiscale and Functionally Graded Materials Conference, October 15-18, 2006, Hawaii.
  • Arag￿A. M., Hansen, C. J., Wu, W., Geubelle, P. H., Lewis, J. and White, S. R. ￿Computational design and optimization of a biomimetic self healing/cooling material.￿ In Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional and Composite Materials 2007, Edited by M. J. Dapino. Proceedings of SPIE, 6526. San Diego, CA, March 2007.
  • Jaiman, R., Geubelle, P. H., Loth, E. and Jiao, X. M. ￿Stable and accurate loosely-coupled scheme for unstead fluid/structure interaction.￿ Paper AIAA-2007-334. AIAA Conference, Reno, January 2007.
  • Tan, H., Huang, Y., Geubelle, P. H., Liu, C. and Breitenfeld, M. S. ￿An Energy Approach to a Micromechanics Model Accounting for Nonlinear Interface Debonding.￿ 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE JPC Conference and Exhibit, July 10-13, 2005. Tucson, AZ. Paper AIAA-2005-3995.
  • Matous, K., Inglis, H. M., Gu, X., Jackson, T., Rypl, D. and Geubelle, P. H. "Multiscale Damage Modeling of Solid Propellants: Theory and Computational Framework￿." 41st AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE JPC Conference and Exhibit, July 10-13, 2005. Tucson, AZ. Paper AIAA 2005-4347.
  • White, S.R., Maiti, S., Jones, A., Brown, E.N., Sottos, N.R. and Geubelle, P.H. "Fatigue of self-healing polymers: multiscale analysis and experiments.￿ Proceedings of ICF11, Turin, Italy, March 2005.
  • Geubelle, P.H., Dantuluri, V., Koppaka, S.B. and Phinney, L. "Cohesive modeling of adhesion reduction of mems cantilevers through laser heating.￿ Proceedings of ICF11, Turin, Italy, March 2005.
  • Geubelle, P. H., Hendrickx, J. and Sottos, N.R. "Spectral scheme for analysis of dynamic delamination of a thin film.￿ Proceedings of ICF11, Turin, Italy, March 2005.
  • Geubelle, P. H., Maiti, S. and Rangaswamy, K. ￿Mesoscale modeling of fragmentation of ceramics under dynamic compressive loading." Proceedings of ICF11, Turin, Italy, March 2005.
  • Maiti, S., Rangaswamy, K. and Geubelle, P. H. ￿Fragmentation of ceramics in rapid expansion mode.￿ Proceedings of the 8th Conference of the Fracture Mechanics of Ceramics. Houston, TX. February 25-28, 2003.
  • Fiedler, R. A., Breitenfeld, M. S., Jiao, X., Haselbacher, A. Geubelle, P. H., Guoy, D. and Brandyberry, M. ￿Simulaitons of slumping propellant and flexing inhibitors in solid propellant rocket motors.￿ 38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE JPC Conference and Exhibit, July 7-10, 2002. Paper AIAA 2002-4341.
  • Hwang, C., Massa, L., Fiedler, R. and Geubelle, P. H. ￿Simulation of convective burning and dynamic fracture in solid propellants.￿ 38th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE JPC Conference and Exhibit, July 7-10, 2002. Paper AIAA 2002-4342.
  • Geubelle, P. H. and Maiti, S. ￿Simulation of damage mechanisms in high-speed grinding of structural ceramics.￿ Proceedings of ICF 10. Honolulu, December 2-7, 2001.
  • Lambros, J., Bi, X. and Geubelle, P. H. ￿High-speed debonding and frictional sliding in composite systems: experimental observations and numerical simulations.￿ Proceedings of ICF 10. Honolulu, December 2-7, 2001.
  • Lambros, J., Bi X. and Geubelle, P. H., ￿The mechanics of dynamic fiber push-out: experimental and numerical study.￿ IMECE 2001, New York, NY, November 2001.
  • Geubelle, P. H., Huang, C., Fiedler, R., Breitenfeld, M. S. and Haselbacher, A. (2001) ￿Simulation of dynamic fracture events in solid propellant rockets.￿ 37th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE JPC Conference and Exhibit, July 8-11, 2001. Paper AIAA 2001-3953.
  • Gefroh, D. L., Hafenrichter, E. S., McIlwain, S. T., Loth, E., Dutton, C. J. and Geubelle, P. H. (2000) ￿Simulation and Experimental Analysis of a Novel SBLI Flow Control System.￿ AIAA Fluid 2000 Conference, 19-22 June 2000, Denver, CO. Paper AIAA 2000-2237.
  • Wood, B., Loth, E., Geubelle, P. H. and McIlwain, S. (2000) ￿A numerical methodology for an aeroelastic SBLI Flow.￿ 38th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno, NV, 10-13 January 2000. Paper AIAA 2000-0552.
  • Hwang, C. and Geubelle, P. H. (2000) ￿Subsonic and intersonic crack propagation in unidirectional and cross-ply composites.￿ Proceedings of ASME IMECE 2000 in Orlando, November 2000.
  • Zhu, Q. and Geubelle, P. H. (2000) ￿Effects of the manufacturing process on the dimensional accuracy of thermoset composites.￿ Proceedings of ASME IMECE 2000 in Orlando, November 2000.
  • Geubelle, P. H., Breitenfeld, M. S., Kubair, D. and Hwang, C. (2000) ￿Simulation of fundamental dynamic fracture problems using a spectral scheme.￿ In Advances in Computational Engineering & Sciences. Edited by S. N. Atluri and F. W. Brust. Tech. Science Press. Proceedings of ICES2K held in Annaheim, CA, in August 2000.
  • Geubelle, P. H., Lin, G. and Sottos, N. R. (1999) ￿Simulation of a fiber pushout test in model polyester/epoxy composite.￿ Proceedings of ICCM-12, Paris, July 5-9, 1999.
  • Wood, B., Loth, E., and Geubelle, P. H. (1999) ￿Shock/boundary-layer interaction control with aeroelastic transpiration.￿ 3rd ASME/JSME Joint Fluids Engineering Conference, San Francisco CA, July 17-21, 1999; FEDSM99-6924.
  • Wood, B., Loth, E., and Geubelle, P. H. (1999) ￿Mesoflaps for aeroelastic transpiration for SBLI control.￿ 37th Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Reno NV, January 1999; AIAA 99-0614.
  • Jung, D., Hegeman, A., Sottos, N. R., Geubelle, P. H. and White, S. R. (1997) ￿Self-healing composites using embedded micro-spheres.￿ Composite and Functionally Graded Materials. Jacob, K., Katsube, N., and Jones, W., Eds., Vol. MD-80, in Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition, pp. 265-275.
  • Geubelle, P. H. and Knauss, W. G. (1993) ￿Crack propagation in homogeneous and bimaterial sheets under general in-plane loading : Nonlinear analysis,￿ in ￿Ultrasonic Characterization and Mechanics of Interfaces.￿ I. Rokhlin, S. K. Datta and Y. D. S. Rajapakse, eds; Proceeding of the 1993 ASME Winter Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA; Nov.28-Dec.3, 1993.

Patents

  • ￿Method and apparatus for control of shock/boundary-layer interactions.￿ Loth, E., Dutton, C., Geubelle, P. H., White, S., Tortorelli, D. and Alleyne, A. U.S. Patent # 6,651,935. November 25, 2003.
  • ￿Multifunctional autonomically healing composite material.￿ White, S. R., Sottos, N. R., Geubelle, P. H., Moore, J. S., Sriram, S. R., Kessler, M. R., Brown E. N. U.S. Patent # 6,518,330. February 11, 2003.

Professional Societies

  • ASME Member of the Executive Committee of the Materials Division (2017-present)
  • ASME Technical Committee on Dynamic Behavior of Materials (Secretary: 2005-2007, Chair: 2007-2009)
  • ASME Technical Committee on Computations in Applied Mechanics (Vice-Chair: 2009-2011, Chair: 2011-2014)
  • ASME Technical Committee on Fracture and Failure Mechanics

Service on University Committees

  • University Budget Oversight Committee (2016-present) - Chair
  • University Search Committee for Director of Beckman Institute (2016-2017) - Chair
  • University Council of Unit Executive Officers (2014-2015)
  • University Committee on Performance Review for Director of Beckman Institute (2015)
  • University Committee on Doctoral Candidacy (2014)
  • University Committee on Graduate Tuition Allocation and Expenditure Pilot Program (2013-2014)
  • ASCI/CSAR Science Steering Committee (1997-2008)

Service on Department Committees

  • Department Head (2012-present)
  • Interim Head (2011-2012)
  • Associate Head of Graduate Program (2008-2011)
  • Associate Head for Undergraduate Program and Chief Undergraduate Advisor (2007-2008)
  • Graduate Policy Committee (2006-2007)
  • Planning Committee (2003-2007)
  • Ad Hoc Committee on Qualifying Exam (2004)
  • Faculty Search Committee (2003 (Chair) and 2005)
  • Computer Committee (2004-present)
  • T.A. Committee (2002-2005)
  • Ad Hoc Teaching Assistantship Committee (Chair, 2001-2002)
  • Qualifying Exam Committee (Chair, 2000-2001, 2006-present)
  • Computer Resource Committee (1999-2000)
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (1995-2000, 2002-present)
  • Admission Committee (Chair 1998-2003)

Service on College Committees

  • College Committee on Performance Review for NPRE Head (2016) - Chair
  • College GEBI Professorship Committee (2015-present)
  • College Working Group on IT Strategy Alignment (2015-present)
  • College Committee on Scholarship Campaign (2013-2014)
  • College Committee on ICR Allocation Policy (2013-2014)
  • College Committee on Space Allocation (Chair) (2013)
  • Committee on Faculty Teaching Development (Chair) (2011-2012)
  • Steering Committee on IT at Engineering (2010-2011)
  • Committee on Advancement of the Recruitment and Retention Environment (2009-2011)
  • Engineering Council on Global Initiatives (2008-present)
  • Steering Committee on Information Services (Chair) (2008-present)
  • Teaching Evaluation and Improvement Committee (2005-present)
  • Search Committee for AE Department Head (1998 and 2007)
  • Search Committee for CEE Department Head (2004)
  • Search Committee in Nano-Technology (2004-2005)
  • Strategic Planning Committee (2002-2003)
  • Engineering Workstation Steering Committee (1997 to 2002, Chair 9/2001 to 5/2002)

Service to Federal and State Government

  • National Space Grant Foundation Board: Chair of the Committee charged to recruit the new Executive Director (2015-2016)
  • President of the Board of the National Space Grant Foundation (2015-present)
  • Board member of the National Space Grant Foundation (2009-present)
  • Chair of Great Midwest Association of Space Grant Consortium (2008-2011)
  • Illinois Space Grant Consortium Director (2003-present)

Teaching Honors

  • Provost Award for Guiding Undergraduate Research, University of Illinois (2014)
  • Outstanding advisors list, College of Engineering, University of Illinois (2009, 2010, 2011)
  • Stanley H. Pierce Award, College of Engineering, University of Illinois (2007)
  • Accenture Excellence in Advising Award, University of Illinois College of Engineering Everitt (2005)
  • College of Engineering Everitt Teaching Award, University of Illinois (2000)
  • AIAA Teacher of the Year Award, University of Illinois (1998, 2008)
  • ￿List of Teachers Rated as Excellent by Their Students,￿ (1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017)

Research Honors

  • Bliss Professorship, College of Engineering, University of Illinois (2011 )
  • ASME Fellow (2009)
  • Best Paper of the Year Award, Materials Division, ASME (2007)
  • Bliss Faculty Scholar, College of Engineering, University of Illinois (2005-2008)
  • American Society for Composites Best Paper Award, 16th Technical Conference, Polymer Matrix Composite Division (2001)
  • University of Illinois College of Engineering Xerox Research Award (1999, 2005)
  • NSF Career Award (1998)
  • N.A.T.O. Postdoctoral Fellowship (1994)