Todd Gross

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
  • INCO 790: Adv Rsrch Exp/Mechanical Engr
  • ME 561: Intro to Materials Science
  • ME 646: Exper Measurement & Data Analy
  • ME 797: Honors Seminar
  • ME/MS 730/830: Mechanical Behavior Materials

Selected Publications

Vasylevskyi, K., Tsukrov, I., Drach, B., Buntrock, H., & Gross, T. (2020). Identification of process-induced residual stresses in 3D woven carbon/epoxy composites by combination of FEA and blind hole drilling. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing, 130, 105734. doi:10.1016/j.compositesa.2019.105734

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

Thibaudeau, E., Turner, B., Gross, T., & Kinsey, B. L. (2015). Analysis of Fiber Optic Sensor to Measure Velocities During High Deformation Rate Material Forming Processes. Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 137(3). doi:10.1115/1.4029650

Tsukrov, I., Bayraktar, H., Giovinazzo, M., Goering, J., Gross, T., Fruscello, M., & Martinsson, L. (2011). Finite Element Modeling to Predict Cure-Induced Microcracking in Three-Dimensional Woven Composites. International Journal of Fracture, 172(2), 209-216. doi:10.1007/s10704-011-9659-x

Drach, B., Tsukrov, I., Gross, T., Dietrich, S., Weidenmann, K., Piat, R., & Böhlke, T. (2011). Numerical modeling of carbon/carbon composites with nanotextured matrix and 3D pores of irregular shapes. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 48(18), 2447-2457. doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2011.04.021

Zhmurkin, D. V., Gross, T. S., & Buchwalter, L. P. (1997). Interfacial sliding in Cu/Ta/polyimide high density interconnects as a result of thermal cycling. Journal of Electronic Materials, 26(7), 791-797. doi:10.1007/s11664-997-0253-y

Gross, T. S., & Mendelsohn, D. A. (1989). Mode I stress intensity factors induced by fracture surface roughness under pure mode III loading: Application to the effect of loading modes on stress corrosion crack growth. Metallurgical Transactions A, 20(10), 1989-1999. doi:10.1007/bf02650285

Gross, T. S., & Mendelsohn, D. A. (1988). On the effect of crack face contact and friction due to fracture surface roughness in edge cracks subjected to external shear. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 31(3), 405-420. doi:10.1016/0013-7944(88)90084-7

Most Cited Publications