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

  • 411: Innovation Scholars I
  • 412: Innovation Scholars
  • 602: Machine Shop Training
  • 777/877: Computer Aided Engineering
  • 992: Master's Project
  • 999: Doctoral Research
  • 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

Zhang, S., Lueg-Althoff, J., Hahn, M., Tekkaya, A. E., & Kinsey, B. (2021). Effect of Process Parameters on Wavy Interfacial Morphology During Magnetic Pulse Welding. JOURNAL OF MANUFACTURING SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING-TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASME, 143(1). doi:10.1115/1.4048516

Barrett, T. J., Takagi, S., Islam, N., Kuwabara, T., Hassan, T., Kinsey, B. L., . . . Korkolis, Y. P. (2021). Material modeling and simulation of continuous-bending-under-tension of AA6022-T4. JOURNAL OF MATERIALS PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, 287. doi:10.1016/j.jmatprotec.2020.116658

Mamros, E. M., Ha, J., Korkolis, Y. P., & Kinsey, B. L. (2020). Experimental Investigation and Plasticity Modeling of SS316 L Microtubes Under Varying Deformation Paths. In JOURNAL OF MICRO AND NANO-MANUFACTURING Vol. 8. doi:10.1115/1.4049364

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

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