Brad Kinsey

Phone: (603) 862-1811
Office: Mechanical Engineering, Kingsbury Hall Rm S256, Durham, NH 03824
Brad Kinsey

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.


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

Courses Taught

  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Mechanical Engr
  • ME 441: Intro Eng Design & Solid Model
  • ME 477: Introduction to Solid Modeling
  • ME 696: Projects
  • ME 755: Senior Design Project I
  • ME 756: Senior Design Project II
  • ME 777/877: Computer Aided Engineering
  • ME 782/882: Industrial Skills and Eng
  • ME 785: Solid Mechanics Manufacturing
  • ME 785/885: Solid Mechanics Manufacturing
  • ME 797: Honors Seminar
  • ME 885: Solid Mechanics Manufacturing
  • ME 992: Master's Project
  • ME 999: Doctoral Research
  • TECH 411: Innovation Scholars I
  • TECH 412: Innovation Scholars
  • TECH 602: Machine Shop Training
  • TECH 697: CEPS Industrial Experience

Selected Publications

Ha, J., Fones, J., Kinsey, B. L., & Korkolis, Y. P. (2020). Plasticity and Formability of Annealed, Commercially-Pure Aluminum: Experiments and Modeling. MATERIALS, 13(19). doi:10.3390/ma13194285

Poulin, C. M., Vogel, S. C., Korkolis, Y. P., Kinsey, B. L., & Knezevic, M. (2020). Experimental studies into the role of cyclic bending during stretching of dual-phase steel sheets. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MATERIAL FORMING, 13(3), 393-408. doi:10.1007/s12289-019-01530-2

Mitchell, B. R., Klewicki, J. C., Korkolis, Y. P., & Kinsey, B. L. (2019). Normal impact force of Rayleigh jets. PHYSICAL REVIEW FLUIDS, 4(11). doi:10.1103/PhysRevFluids.4.113603

Mitchell, B. R., Klewicki, J. C., Korkolis, Y. P., & Kinsey, B. L. (2019). The transient force profile of low-speed droplet impact: measurements and model. JOURNAL OF FLUID MECHANICS, 867, 300-322. doi:10.1017/jfm.2019.141

Roemer, T. J., Barrett, T. J., Knezevic, M., Kinsey, B. L., & Korkolis, Y. P. (2019). Experimental study of continuous-bending-under-tension of AA6022-T4. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, 266, 707-714. doi:10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2018.11.046

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

Dzialo, C. M., Siopis, M. S., Kinsey, B. L., & Weinmann, K. J. (2010). Effect of current density and zinc content during electrical-assisted forming of copper alloys. CIRP ANNALS-MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY, 59(1), 299-302. doi:10.1016/j.cirp.2010.03.014

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

Cao, J. A., Kinsey, B., & Solla, S. A. (2000). Consistent and minimal springback using a stepped binder force trajectory and neural network control. JOURNAL OF ENGINEERING MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 122(1), 113-118. doi:10.1115/1.482774

Most Cited Publications