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Joseph A. Turner
Professor


Joseph A. Turner

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Joseph Turner

Education

  • Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
  • B.S. & MEgnr in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Iowa State University

Research Interests

  • Experimental ultrasonics: nondestructive evaluation, materials characterization
  • Elastic wave propagation: complex media, anisotropic media, scattering, radiative transfer, diffusion
  • Linear and nonlinear vibrations: nanoscale materials characterization, dynamics of MEMS
  • Structural acoustics: complex structures, structural localization, plates, shells

Curriculum Vitae

Education


  • Ph.D. in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
  • B.S. & MEgnr in Engineering Science and Mechanics, Iowa State University

Research Interests


  • Experimental ultrasonics: nondestructive evaluation, materials characterization
  • Elastic wave propagation: complex media, anisotropic media, scattering, radiative transfer, diffusion
  • Linear and nonlinear vibrations: nanoscale materials characterization, dynamics of MEMS
  • Structural acoustics: complex structures, structural localization, plates, shells

Publications


Referred Book Chapters

L. Yang, G. Ghoshal, and J. A. Turner, "Ultrasonic Scattering in Textured Polycrystalline Materials," Advanced Ultrasonic Methods for Material and Structure Inspection, Ed. T. Kundu, Hermes Science Publishing, UK, 2007.

Journal Publications
  • H. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. Yang, and J. A. Kosinski, " Force-frequency effect of thickness mode langasite resonators, " Ultrasonics, to appear (2009).
  • G. Ghoshal and J. A. Turner, " Diffuse ultrasonic backscatter in a two-dimensional domain," Acta Mechanica, 205, 35-49 (2009).PDF
  • G. Ghoshal and J. A. Turner, " Numerical model of longitudinal wave scattering in polycrystals," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 56, 1419-1428 (2009). PDF
  • A. Goel, K. Strabala, M. Negahban and J. A. Turner, " Modeling the development of elastic anisotropy with plastic flow for glassy polycarbonate," Polymer Engineering and Science, 49, 1951-1959 (2009).PDF
  • K. Rattanadit, F. Bobaru, K. Promratana and J. A. Turner, " Force Chains and Resonant Behavior in Bending of a Granular Layer on an Elastic Support," Mechanics of Materials, 41, 691-706 (2009).PDF
  • J. A. Kosinski, R. A. Pastore Jr., X. Yang, J. Yang, and J. A. Turner, "Stress-Induced Frequency Shifts in Langasite Thickness-Mode Resonators," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 56, 129-135 (2009). PDF
  • P. A. Yuya, D. C. Hurley, and J. A. Turner, " Contact Resonance Atomic Force Microscopy for Viscoelasticity," J. Appl. Phys. 104, article 074916 (2008) (7 pages). PDF
  • D. M. Mihut, S. M. Aouadi, J. A. Turner, and S. L. Rohde, " Atomic Force Microscope Investigation on Static Nanomechanical Properties Versus Dynamic Nanotribological Evaluation of Metal-ZrN and ZrN Thin Films," Tribology Letters 31, 37-45 (2008). PDF
  • D. Liu and J. A. Turner, "Influence of spatial correlation function on attenuation of ultrasonic waves in two-phase materials," J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 123 2570-2576 (2008). PDF
  • Wu, X.-F., Ghoshal, G., Kartashov, M., Aslan, Z., Turner, J. A., and Dzenis, Y. A., " Damage development in cross-ply graphite-fiber/epoxy laminates under impulsive loading exerted by Hopkinson pressure bar,"; Polymer Composites 29, 534-543 (2008). PDF
  • G. Ghoshal, J. A. Turner, and R. L. Weaver, "Wigner distribution of a transducer beam pattern within a multiple scattering formalism for heterogeneous solids," J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 122, 2009-2021 (2007). PDF
  • P. A. Yuya and J. A. Turner, "Flexural vibrations of microcantilevers coupled with a nanofiber," Nanotechnology, 18, article 405502 (2007) (7 pages). PDF
  • H. Zhang, J. A. Turner, J. S. Yang, J. A. Kosinski, "Electroelastic effect of thickness mode langasite resonators," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, 54, 2120-2128, 2007. PDF
  • D. C. Hurley and J. A. Turner, "Measurements of Poisson's ratio with contact-resonance atomic force microscopy,"; J. Appl. Phys., 102 article 033509 (2007) (8 pages). PDF
  • S. Aksu and J. A. Turner, " Calibration of atomic force microscope cantilevers using piezolevers,"; Rev. Sci. Instr., 78 article 043704 (2007) (8 pages). PDF
  • S. Noriega, T. Mammedov, J. A. Turner, and A. Subramanian, " Effect of intermittent applications of continuous ultrasound on the viability, proliferation, morphology and matrix production of chondrocytes in 3-D matrices,"; Tissue Eng. 13, 611-618 (2007). PDF
  • P. A. Yuya, Y. Wen, J. A. Turner, Z. Li, and Y. A. Dzenis, " Determination of the Young's modulus of individual electrospun nanofibers by microcantilever vibration method,"; Appl. Phys. Lett., 90 article 111909 (2007) (3 pages). PDF
  • 34. Kang, W. Turner, J. A., Bobaru, F., Yang, L., and Rattanadit, K., " Granular layers on vibrating plates: Effective bending stiffness and particle-size effects,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 121, 888-896 (2007). PDF
  • L. Yang, Z. Li, and J. A. Turner, " Ultrasonic characterization of microstructure evolution during processing,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 121, 50-59 (2007).  PDF
  • J. S. Yang, X. M. Yang, J. A. Turner, " Nonlinear vibrations of electroelastic shells with relatively large shear deformations,"; Science in China Series G - Physics Mechanics and Astronomy 49, 660-670 (2006).
  • Yang, X., Yang, J., Turner, J. A., Kosinski, J. A., Pastore Jr., R. A., and Zhang, W., " Effects of middle surface curvature on vibrations of a thickness-shear mode crystal resonator,"; International Journal of Solids and Structures, 43, 7840-7851 (2006).  PDF
  • Yang, L. and Turner, J. A., " Wave attenuations in solids with perfectly aligned cracks,"; Acoustical Research Letters Online 6, 99-105 (2005). PDF
  • Yang, X., Yang, J., and Turner, J. A., " Amplification of acoustic waves in piezoelectric semiconductor shells,"; J. Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 16, 613-621 (2005).  PDF
  • Caron, A., Rabe, U., Reinstädler, M., Turner, J. A., and Arnold, W., " Imaging of in-plane surface properties using lateral bending modes of AFM cantilevers,"; Applied Physics Letters 85, 6398-6400 (2004).  PDF
  • Yang, J. S., Yang, X., and Turner, J. A., " Amplification of acoustic waves in laminated piezoelectric semiconductor plates,"; Archive of Applied Mechanics 74, 288-298 (2004).  PDF
  • Yang, L. and Turner, J. A., " Attenuation of ultrasonic waves in rolled metals,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 95, 3319-3327 (2004). PDF
  • Shen, K., Hurley, D. C., and Turner, J. A., " Dynamic behavior of dagger-shaped atomic force microscope cantilevers,"; Nanotechnology 15, 1582-1589 (2004).PDF
  • Turner, J. A., " Nonlinear Vibrations of a Beam with Cantilever-Hertzian Contact Boundary Conditions,"; J. Sound Vib., 275, 177-191 (2004).  PDF
  • Hurley, D. C. and Turner, J. A., " Relative humidity effects on the determination of elastic properties by atomic force acoustic microscopy,"; J. Appl. Phys. 95, 2403-2407 (2004). PDF
  • Ramamoorthy, S. K., Kane, Y. and Turner, J. A., " Ultrasound diffusion for crack depth determination in concrete,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 115, 523-529 (2004).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A. and Hurley, D. C., " Ultrasonic methods in contact atomic force microscopy,"; Ultrasonic Methods for Material Characterization (Instrumentation, Mesure, Métrologie), Eds. D. Placko and T. Kundu, 3, 117-148 (Lavoisier, Cachan, France, 2003). PDF
  • Hurley, D. C., Shen, K., Jennett, N. M., and Turner, J. A., " Atomic force acoustic microscopy methods to determine thin-film elastic properties,"; J. Appl. Phys. 94, 2347-2354 (2003). PDF
  • Yang, L. and Turner, J. A., " Elastic wave propagation and scattering in solids with uniaxially aligned cracks,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 114, 591-600 (2003).  PDF
  • Reinstädler, M., Rabe, U., Scherer, V., Turner, J. A., and Arnold, W., " Imaging of flexural and torsional resonance modes of atomic force microscopy cantilevers using optical interferometry,"; Surface Science, 532, 1152-1158 (2003).  PDF
  • Yang, J., Yang, X., Turner, J. A., Kosinski, J. A., and Pastore Jr., R. A., " Two-dimensional equations for electroelastic plates with relatively large shear deformations,"; IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control 50, 765-772 (2003).  PDF
  • Yang, L. and Turner, J. A., " Scattering of elastic waves in damaged media,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 113, 2992-3001 (2003).  PDF
  • Aouadi, S. M., Namavar, F., Finnegan, N., Haash, R., Nilchiani, R., Turner, J. A. and Rhode, S. L., " Characterization of CrBN films deposited by ion beam assisted deposition,"; Journal of Applied Physics, 91, 1040-1045 (2002).  PDF
  • Anugonda, P., Wiehn, J. S., and Turner, J. A., " Diffusion of ultrasound in concrete,"; Ultrasonics, 39, 429-435 (2001).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A. and Wiehn, J. S., " Sensitivity of flexural and torsional vibration modes of atomic force microscope cantilevers to surface stiffness variations,"; Nanotechnology, 12, 322-330 (2001).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A. and Anugonda, P., " Scattering of elastic waves in heterogeneous media with local isotropy,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 109, 1787-1795 (2001).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A., " Elastic wave propagation and scattering in heterogeneous, anisotropic media:  Textured polycrystalline materials,"; J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 106, 541-552 (1999).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A., Chambers, M. C., and Weaver, R. L., " Ultrasonic band gaps in aggregates of sintered aluminum beads,"; Acustica - acta acustica, 84, 628-631 (1998).  PDF
  • Rabe, U., Turner, J. A., and Arnold, W., ‘‘Analysis of the high-frequency response of atomic-force microscope cantilevers,’’ Applied Physics, A. Material Science and Processing, 66, S277 (1998). PDF
  • Turner, J. A., ‘‘Scattering and diffusion of seismic waves,’’ The Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 88, 276-283 (1998).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A., Hirsekorn, S., Rabe, U., and Arnold, W., ‘‘High frequency response of atomic-force microscope cantilevers,’’ Journal of Applied Physics, 82, 966-979 (1997).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Diffuse energy propagation on heterogeneous plates:  Structural acoustics radiative transfer theory,’’ J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 100, 3686-3695 (1996).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Coupling and attenuation of waves in plates by randomly distributed attached impedances,’’  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 99, 2167-2175 (1996).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Ultrasonic radiative transfer theory:  Effects of a fluid-solid interface,’’ J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 98, 2801-2808 (1995).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Time dependence of multiply scattered diffuse ultrasound in polycrystalline media,’’  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 97, 2639-2644 (1995).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Radiative transfer and multiple scattering of diffuse ultrasound in polycrystalline media,’’  J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 96, 3675-3683 (1994).  PDF
  • Turner, J. A. and Weaver, R. L., ‘‘Radiative transfer of ultrasound,’’ J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 96, 3654-3674 (1994). PDF

Graduate Students


Current Graduate Students
  • Elham Forouzesh (Ph.D.)
  • Jinjin Liu (Ph.D.)
  • Lucas Koester (Ph.D.)
  • Chris Kube (M.S.)
  • Celine Hayot (M.S.)
  • Nicolas Visage (M.S.)
Past Graduate Students
  • Philip Yuya (PhD 2008)
  • Goutam Ghoshal (PhD 2008)
  • Ben Polly (MS 2008)
  • Saltuk Aksu (PhD 2007)
  • Xiaomeng Yang (PhD 2007)
  • Dalie Liu (PhD 2007)
  • Haifeng Zhang (PhD 2007)
  • Michael Mahoney (MS 2007)
  • Wonmo Kang (MS, 2006)
  • Matthew Stagemeyer (MS, 2006)
  • Kangzhi Shen (PhD 2005)
  • Saltuk Aksu (MS 2005)
  • Philip Yuya (MS 2004)
  • Liyong Yang (PhD 2003)
  • Goutam Ghoshal (MS 2003)
  • Yogesh Kane (MS 2003)
  • Sathish Ramamoorthy (MS 2003)
  • Roshanak Nilchiani (MS 2002)
  • Josh Wiehn (MS 2001)
  • Baowei Wei (MS 2001)
  • Phanidhar Anugonda (MS 2000)

Professional Experience


  • Professor (Aug. 2006 - present). University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Engineering Mechanics
  • Department Chair (Aug. 2004 - present). University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Engineering Mechanics
  • Interim Chair (Jul. 2003 - Aug. 2004). University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Engineering Mechanics
  • Associate Professor (Aug. 2002 - present). University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Engineering Mechanics
  • Research Associate (Mar. 2002 - present). Ames Laboratory
  • Session Chair, 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory. Session: Multiuser Detection
  • Assistant Professor (Aug. 1997 - Aug. 2002). University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Engineering Mechanics
  • Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellow (Jan. 1996 - April 1997). Fraunhofer Institute for Nondestructive Testing
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (Aug. 1994 - Dec. 1995). University of Illinois TAM Department.