Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 09:06:22 AM Wed, 18 Feb 2015 
Prof. Nandika Anne D'Souza
 Contact Information
Prof. Nandika Anne D'Souza
Professor-Mechanical and Energy Engineering, Professor-Materials Science and Engineering
 
Contact address   3940 Nth Elm Street, Denton, TX 76207     Office LocationMail Box: 311098, Discovery Park, Room No.: F-101M 
Email  ndsouza@unt.edu    Contact Number (940) 565-2979    Fax No: (940) 369-8675    Web Link Web Link   Web Link Web Link   
Keywords polymers, biocomposites, nanocomposites, mechanical properties, rheology, thermal analysis   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering Texas A&M University 1994
M. S. Mechanical Engineering (Materials Program) Auburn University 1991
B. E. Polymer Engineering Maharashtra Institute of Technology, Pune 1988
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Spring 2015MEEN4152001Mechanics of Composites and Foams for Lightweight Energy Efficient Structures Download Syllabus
Fall 2014MEEN1000002Discover Mechanical and Energy Engineering Download Syllabus
Spring 2014ENGR2332003Mechanics of Materials Download Syllabus
Fall 2013MEEN1000203Discover Mechanical and Energy Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2013MEEN1000202Discover Mechanical and Energy Engineering Download Syllabus
Fall 2013MEEN1000002Discover Mechanical and Energy Engineering Download Syllabus
Spring 2013ENGR2332001Mechanics of Materials Download Syllabus
Fall 2012MTSE4500003Internship in Materials Science  
Fall 2012MEEN4800720Topics in Mechanical & Energy Engineering Download Syllabus
Summer 2011MTSE4500003Internship in Materials Science  
Summer 2012MTSE4500003Internship in Materials Science  
Summer 2011MTSE4500003Internship in Materials Science  
Summer 2011MTSE4500003Internship in Materials Science  
Spring 2012ENGR2302001Dynamics Download Syllabus
Spring 2011MTSE3050004Mechanical Properties of Materials3Download Syllabus
Fall 2011MTSE5800003Special Studies in Materials Science  
Fall 2011MTSE4500003Internship in Materials Science  
Fall 2011MTSE3040003Transport Phenomena in Materials Download Syllabus
Fall 2010MTSE3040003Transport Phenomena in Materials3Download Syllabus
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Polymer Mechanical and Rheology Laboratory
 
Web Link
Polymers, nanocomposites, piezoresponsive sensors, biopolymers, bioproducts, mechanical properties
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2013-2014304030
2012-201335 4520
2011-2012306010
2011-201230655
2010-2011306010
2009-2010306010
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
2014
Published
Osteoconductive bio-based meshes based on Poly (hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) and poly (butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) blends
Materials Science and Engineering: C, 38, 315-324 (2014)
2. M. Nar, G. Staufenberg, B. Yang, L. Robertson, R. H Patel, V. G. Varanasi, N. A. D'Souza,
Wiley
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2014
Published
Osteoconductive bio-based meshes based on Poly (hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) and poly (butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) blends
Materials Science and Engineering: C, 38, 315-324 (2014)
2. M. Nar, G. Staufenberg, B. Yang, L. Robertson, R. H Patel, V. G. Varanasi, N. A. D'Souza,
Wiley
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2014
Published
Osteoconductive bio-based meshes based on Poly (hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) and poly (butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) blends
Materials Science and Engineering: C, 38, 315-324 (2014)
2. M. Nar, G. Staufenberg, B. Yang, L. Robertson, R. H Patel, V. G. Varanasi, N. A. D'Souza,
Wiley
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2014
Published
Osteoconductive bio-based meshes based on Poly (hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate) and poly (butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) blends
Materials Science and Engineering: C, 38, 315-324 (2014)
2. M. Nar, G. Staufenberg, B. Yang, L. Robertson, R. H Patel, V. G. Varanasi, N. A. D'Souza,
Wiley
Refereed(Peer reviewed) Journals
2013
Published
1. K. Dagnon, C. Robinson, H. H. Chen, L. Innocenti-Mei, N. A. D’Souza, “Synthetic Surface Active Clays for Enhanced Poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) Crystallization”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 127, 3395"3406 (2013).
 
 
 
Other
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2013FellowSociety of Plastics Engineers
2012Research Leadership AwardUNT Research Office
2009Engineer of the YearASME Electronics and Photonics Packaging Division
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