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Barbero, Ever J.


Ph.D. Engineering Mechanics, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 1989 
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, National University UnRC, Argentina, 1983 
B.S. Electrical Engineering, National University UNRC, Argentina, 1983

Recognized internationally for his work on material models for composite materials. Author of "Introduction to Composite Materials Design-Second Edition," and "Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials", both published by CRC Press. Author of over 200 peer-reviewed publications and mentor of numerous MS and PhD graduates currently serving leadership positions in academia and industry worldwide.

Research Focus Areas

Computational Structural Stability and Mechanics
Computational Packed Particle Mechanics
Design of Composite Materials and Structures
Structural Health Monitoring (SHM)
Machine Learning Applications to SHM

Research Interests

Composite Materials, Engineering Materials Testing and Modeling 
Design of Composite Materials, Structures 
Computational Structural Mechanics

Teaching Interests

Engineering Mechanics 
Composite Materials

Service and Outreach

Member Editorial Board ASCE Journal of Natural Disasters Accidents and Civil Infrastructure (peer reviewed) 
Member Editorial Board Mechanics of Advanced Materials and Structures (peer reviewed) 
Member of the Advisory Board of the Mechanical Engineering Department at WV Institute of Technology, Montgomery, WV

Special Interests

Power Boating 
Home Improvement

Professional Societies

Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 
Fellow, Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE) 
Faculty advisor, student chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE)