Todd Gross

Department Chair and Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Phone: (603) 862-2445
Office: Mechanical Engineering, Kingsbury Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Todd Gross


  • Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
  • B.S., Metallurgy and Materials Science, Carnegie Mellon University

Courses Taught

  • INCO 590: Rsrch Exp/Mechanical Engr
  • ME 561: Intro to Materials Science
  • ME 646: Exper Measurement & Data Analy
  • ME 730: Mechanical Behavior Materials
  • ME 731: Fracture& Fatigue Eng Material
  • ME 797: Honors Seminar

Selected Publications

Drach, B., Tsukrov, I., Trofimov, A., Gross, T., & Drach, A. (2018). Comparison of stress-based failure criteria for prediction of curing induced damage in 3D woven composites. Composite Structures, 189, 366-377. doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2018.01.057

Gross, T. S., Jafari, H., Kusch, J., Tsukrov, I., Drach, B., Bayraktar, H., & Goering, J. (2017). Measuring Failure Stress of RTM6 Epoxy Resin under Purely Hydrostatic Tensile Stress using Constrained Tube Method. Experimental Techniques, 41(1), 45-50. doi:10.1007/s40799-016-0153-2

Gross, T. S., Jafari, H., Tsukrov, I., Bayraktar, H., & Goering, J. (2016). Curing cycle modification for RTM6 to reduce hydrostatic residual tensile stress in 3D woven composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 133(17), n/a. doi:10.1002/app.43373

Tsukrov, I., Drach, B., & Gross, T. S. (2012). Effective stiffness and thermal expansion coefficients of unidirectional composites with fibers surrounded by cylindrically orthotropic matrix layers. International Journal of Engineering Science, 58, 129-143. doi:10.1016/j.ijengsci.2012.03.032

Gross, T. S., Nguyen, K., Buck, M., Timoshchuk, N., Tsukrov, I. I., Reznik, B., . . . Böhlke, T. (2011). Tension–compression anisotropy of in-plane elastic modulus for pyrolytic carbon. Carbon, 49(6), 2145-2147. doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2011.01.012

Gross, T. S., Prindle, C. M., Chamberlin, K., bin Kamsah, N., & Wu, Y. (2001). Two-dimensional, electrostatic finite element study of tip–substrate interactions in electric force microscopy of high density interconnect structures. Ultramicroscopy, 87(3), 147-154. doi:10.1016/s0304-3991(00)00093-0

Conway, V. L., Hassen, K. P., Zhang, L., Rudolf Seitz, W., & Gross, T. S. (1997). The influence of composition on the properties of pH-swellable polymers for chemical sensors. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 45(1), 1-9. doi:10.1016/s0925-4005(97)00060-9

Gross, T. S., Hening, S. D., & Watt, D. W. (1991). Crack formation during laser cutting of silicon. Journal of Applied Physics, 69(2), 983-989. doi:10.1063/1.347291

Mathews, V. K., & Gross, T. S. (1987). High temperature (900 – 1300°C) mechanical behaviour of dendritic web grown silicon ribbons: - strain rate and temperature dependence of the yield stress. Scripta Metallurgica, 21(2), 117-122. doi:10.1016/0036-9748(87)90420-0

Gross, T. S. (1985). Frictional effects in mode III fatigue crack propagation. Scripta Metallurgica, 19(10), 1185-1188. doi:10.1016/0036-9748(85)90234-0

Most Cited Publications