Dr. Ahmed Al-Ostaz
Phone: 662-915-5364
Fax: 662-915-5523
Web: http://www.engineering.olemiss.edu/~alostaz
Office: Carrier Hall 207B
Ph.D.: Michigan State
Areas: Micro and Macro Mechanics of Composite Materials, Elasticity and Fracture Mechanics, Computational and Experimental Mechanics, Impact Dynamics, Nano-structured Materials, Repair and Rehabilitation of Concrete Structures
Publications (5 Recent)
  • "Dynamic response and simulations of nanoparticle-enhanced composites" , P. Raju Mantena, Ahmed Al-Ostaz, and Alexander H.-D. Cheng , Composites Science and Technology , Volume 69, Issue 6, May 2009, Pages 772-779
  • "Hybrid lattice particle modeling: Theoretical considerations for a 2D elastic spring network for dynamic fracture simulations" , G. Wang, A. Al-Ostaz, A.H.-D. Cheng, and P.R. Mantena , Computational Materials Science , Volume 44, Issue 4, February 2009, Pages 1126-1134
  • "Developing a stochastic model to predict the strength and crack path of random composites" , Hunain Alkhateb, Ahmed Al-Ostaz, and Khalid I. Alzebdeh , Composites Part B: Engineering , Volume 40, Issue 1, January 2009, Pages 7-16
  • "Particle modeling of dynamic fracture simulations of a 2D polymeric material (nylon-6,6) subject to the impact of a rigid indenter" , G. Wang, A. Al-Ostaz, A.H.-D. Cheng, and P. Raju Mantena , Computational Materials Science , Volume 44, Issue 2, December 2008, Pages 449-463
  • "Parametric evaluation of progressive damage in polymer concretes: Size effect and statistics " , Khalid I. Alzebdeh, Ahmed Al-Ostaz, and Hunain Alkhateb , Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements , Volume 32, Issue 4, April 2008, Pages 336-352