Brad Kinsey

Brad Kinsey

Associate Dean, CEPS
Phone: (603) 862-1811
Office: UNH CEPS Dean's Office - College of Engineering & Physical Science, Kingsbury Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Pronouns: He/him/his

Prof. Kinsey joined the faculty of the Mechanical Engineering Department in the 2001-02 academic year. After working three years in the automotive industry, he began his work at Northwestern University where he received his Master's and Ph.D. degrees. His research focuses on the mechanics, materials, and manufacturing innovations related to materials deformation processes.

Courses Taught

  • ME 777/877: Computer Aided Engineering
  • ME 785/885: Solid Mechanics Manufacturing
  • ME 797: Honors Seminar
  • ME 992: Master's Project
  • ME 999: Doctoral Research
  • TECH 411: Innovation Scholars I
  • TECH 412: Innovation Scholars II
  • TECH 602: Machine Shop Training


  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Northwestern University
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan

Selected Publications

  • Kim, J., Ebrahim, A. S., Kinsey, B. L., & Ha, J. (2024). Identification of Yld2000–2d anisotropic yield function parameters from single hole expansion test using machine learning. CIRP Annals. doi:10.1016/j.cirp.2024.04.026

  • Mamros, E. M., Polec, L. A., Maaß, F., Clausmeyer, T., Tekkaya, A. E., Ha, J., & Kinsey, B. L. (2024). Examination of Bending Stress Superposition Effect on Martensite Transformation in Austenitic Stainless Steel 304. In Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering (pp. 475-485). Springer Nature Switzerland. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-40920-2_49

  • Darzi, S., Adams, M. D., Roth, J. T., Kinsey, B. L., & Ha, J. (2023). Manipulating martensite transformation of SS304L during double-sided incremental forming by varying temperature and deformation path. CIRP Annals, 72(1), 221-224. doi:10.1016/j.cirp.2023.04.015

  • Baral, M., Al-Jewad, A., Breunig, A., Groche, P., Ha, J., Korkolis, Y. P., & Kinsey, B. L. (2022). Acoustic emission monitoring for necking in sheet metal forming. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, 310. doi:10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2022.117758

  • Nassiri, A., Zhang, S., & Kinsey, B. (2022). An accelerated analytical method for predicting workpiece velocity and displacement during electromagnetic forming. JOURNAL OF MANUFACTURING PROCESSES, 82, 64-77. doi:10.1016/j.jmapro.2022.07.054

  • Allwood, J. M., Duncan, S. R., Cao, J., Groche, P., Hirt, G., Kinsey, B., . . . Tekkaya, A. E. (2016). Closed-loop control of product properties in metal forming. In CIRP ANNALS-MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY Vol. 65 (pp. 573-596). doi:10.1016/j.cirp.2016.06.002

  • Nassiri, A., Chini, G., Vivek, A., Daehn, G., & Kinsey, B. (2015). Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian finite element simulation and experimental investigation of wavy interfacial morphology during high velocity impact welding. MATERIALS & DESIGN, 88, 345-358. doi:10.1016/j.matdes.2015.09.005

  • Kinsey, B., Cullen, G., Jordan, A., & Mates, S. (2013). Investigation of electroplastic effect at high deformation rates for 304SS and Ti-6Al-4V. CIRP ANNALS-MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, 62(1), 279-282. doi:10.1016/j.cirp.2013.03.058

  • Psyk, V., Risch, D., Kinsey, B. L., Tekkaya, A. E., & Kleiner, M. (2011). Electromagnetic forming-A review. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, 211(5), 787-829. doi:10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2010.12.012

  • Kinsey, B., Liu, Z. H., & Cao, J. (2000). A novel forming technology for tailor-welded blacks. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, 99(1-3), 145-153. doi:10.1016/S0924-0136(99)00412-4

  • Most Cited Publications