Faculty Profile

Dr. Parisa Pour Shahid Saeed Abadi

VISITING ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Building: Carnegie
Room: C-210
Email: parisa.abadi@stevens.edu
Website
Education
  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, May 2013
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, April 2009
  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, July 2006

 

Research
  • Mechanical characterization of advanced materials
  • Nanoengineered materials and devices for energy applications
  • Nano-enabled biotechnology
  • Thermo-mechanical finite element analysis (FEA)
Experience
  • 08/13 - current, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ
  • 07/09 - 01/13, Graduate Research Assistant, Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
  • 08/11 - 12/11, Graduate Teaching Associate, Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA
  • 01/09 - 05/09, Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Professional Service
  • Reviewer for:
    • Journal of Applied Physics
    • Applied Physics Letters
    • Journal of Physical Chemistry
    • International Journal of Thermal Sciences
    • Nanoscale
    • ITherm International Conference 2012
    • Georgia Tech President's Undergraduate Research Award (PURA)
    • Georgia Tech 6th Undergraduate Research Spring Symposium
  • Symposium Assistant, Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, 2011
  • Staff Member, Woman's Leadership Conference, Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA, 2009
  • Vice President, University at Buffalo Table Tennis Club, 2008-2009
  • Judge, Flying Man Student Design Competition, Tehran, Iran, 2004
Honors & Awards
  • Best Poster Award Nominee, Materials Research Society Spring Meeting (2013)
  • Presentation Award Finalist, Society of Engineering Science 49th ATM (2012)
  • Outstanding Poster Award, Georgia Tech Research and Innovation Conference (2011 and 2012)
  • Elected to Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges (2011)
  • National Science Foundation Summer Institute Fellowship (2010)
  • Best Student Paper Award, IMAPS Workshop on Thermal Management (2008)
  • Travel awards:
    • Junior Scientist Travel Award, Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (2013)
    • National Science Foundation Travel Award, IMECE Nano-forum (2012)
    • National Science Foundation Travel Award, CAM Physics conference (2011)
    • Anne Robinson Clough Conference Grant, Georgia Institute of Technology (2010)
Professional Societies

• Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
• Materials Research Society (MRS)
• American Physical Society (APS)
• American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Selected Publications
Presentation/Meeting
  1. Compressive response of uncoated and coated carbon nanotube forests, P.P.S.S. Abadi, S.B. Hutchens, J.R. Greer, M.R. Maschmann, J.W. Baur, B.A. Cola, and S. Graham, Materials Research Society Spring Meeting, 2013, San Francisco, CA (poster presentation) .
  2. Effects of solvent-infiltration on the mechanical properties of carbon nanotube forests, P.P.S.S. Abadi, M.R. Maschmann, J.W. Baur, B.A. Cola, and S. Graham, ASME IMECE, 2012, Houston, TX (oral presentation) .
  3. Mechanical Behavior of Conformally Coated Carbon Nanotube Forests, P.P.S.S. Abadi, M.R. Maschmann, J.W. Baur, B.A. Cola, and S. Graham, Society of Engineering Science 49th ATM, 2012, Atlanta, GA (oral presentation) .
  4. Mechanical Behavior of Conformally Coated Carbon Nanotube Forests, P.P.S.S. Abadi, B.A. Cola, and S. Graham, Georgia Tech Research and Innovation Conference, 2012, Atlanta, GA (poster presentation) .
  5. Mechanical Behavior of Conformally Coated Carbon Nanotube Forests, P.P.S.S. Abadi, B.A. Cola, and S. Graham, Materials Research Society fall meeting, 2011, Boston, MA (poster presentation) .
  6. Factors affecting the performance of foil-supported carbon nanotube forests as thermal interface materials, P.P.S.S. Abadi, B.A. Cola, and S. Graham, Canadian-American-Mexican Graduate Student Physics Conference, 2011, Washington, DC (oral presentation) .
  7. Visualization of Indentation of Carbon Nanotube Forests, P.P.S.S. Abadi, J.H. Taphouse, S.B. Hutchens, J.R. Greer, B.A. Cola, and S. Graham, ASME Applied Mechanics and Materials Conference, 2011, Chicago, IL (oral presentation) .
  8. Visualization of Indentation of Carbon Nanotube Forests, P.P.S.S. Abadi, J.H. Taphouse, S.B. Hutchens, J.R. Greer, B.A. Cola, and S. Graham, Georgia Tech Research and Innovation Conference, 2011, Atlanta, GA (poster presentation).
  9. Thermo-mechanical modeling of foil-supported carbon nanotube array interface materials, P.P.S.S. Abadi, B.A. Cola, and S. Graham, American Physical Society March Meeting, 2010, Portland, OR (oral presentation).
  10. Experimental and numerical study of thermal interface material performance, P.P.S.S. Abadi, C.L. and D.D.L. Chung, Advanced Technology Workshop on Thermal Management, 2008, Palo Alto, CA (oral presentation).
Journals
  1. Reversible Tailoring of Mechanical Properties of Carbon Nanotube Forests by Immersing in Solvents, P.P.S.S. Abadi, M.R. Maschmann, S.M. Mortuza, S. Banerjee, J.W. Baur, S. Graham, and B.A. Cola, Under review (2013) .
  2. Deformation Response of Conformally-coated Carbon Nanotube Forests, P.P.S.S. Abadi, M.R. Maschmann, J.W. Baur, S. Graham, and B.A. Cola, Under review (2013) .
  3. Buckling-driven Delamination of Carbon Nanotube Forests, P.P.S.S. Abadi, S.B. Hutchens, J.R. Greer, B.A. Cola, and S. Graham, Applied Physics Letters 102, 223103 (2013) .
  4. Post-growth microwave treatment to align carbon nanotubes, J.J. Nguyen, T.L. Bougher, P.P.S.S. Abadi, A. Sharma, S. Graham, and B.A. Cola, Journal of Micro and Nano-Manufacturing 1, 014501-1 (2013) .
  5. Carbon nanotube thermal interfaces enhanced with sprayed on nanoscale polymer coatings, J.H. Taphouse, T.L. Bougher, V. Singh, P.P.S.S. Abadi, S. Graham, and B.A. Cola, Nanotechnology 24, 105401 (2013) .
  6. Compressive Response of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotube Films Gleaned from in Situ Flat-punch Indentations, S. Pathak, N. Mohan, P.P.S.S. Abadi, S. Graham, B.A. Cola, and J.R. Greer, Journal of Materials Research 28, 984 (2013) .
  7. Effects of Morphology on the Micro-compression Response of Carbon Nanotube Forests, P.P.S.S. Abadi, S.B. Hutchens, J.R. Greer, B.A. Cola, and S. Graham, Nanoscale 4, 3373 (2012) .
  8. Higher Recovery and Better Energy Absorption at Faster Strain Rates in Carbon Nanotubes Bundles: an in-situ Study, S. Pathak, E.J. Lim, P.P.S.S. Abadi, B.A. Cola, S. Graham, and J.R. Greer, ACS Nano 6, 2189 (2012) .
  9. Numerical Modeling of the Performance of Thermal Interface Materials in the Form of Paste-coated Sheets, P.P.S.S. Abadi and D.D.L. Chung, Journal of Electronic Materials 40, 1490 (2011) .
  10. Factors that Govern the Performance of Thermal Interface Materials, P.P.S.S. Abadi, C.K. Leong, and D.D.L. Chung, Journal of Electronic Materials 38, 175 (2009) .
Courses
  • E 126 Mechanics of Solids
  • ME 234 Mechanical Engineering Thermodynamics