Dr Ben Hasseldine

Ben Hasseldine

Lecturer in Materials Engineering

Qualifications: MEng Nottingham; PhD Cornell (Mechanical)

About Ben

Ben is a lecturer teaching material science and engineering courses located at Hebei University of Science and Technology in Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China.

Papers Taught

Research Interests

  • Low-velocity impact damage of aerospace sandwich composites
  • Experimental testing and numerical modeling of composite materials
  • Damage mechanisms of bio-materials and bio-inspired composites
  • Anisotropy of high strength steels
  • Novel numerical techniques, e.g. Peridynamics

Recent Publications

  • Hasseldine, B. P. J., Gao, C., & Li, Y. (2019). Prediction of the anisotropic damage evolution of dry common millet (Panicum miliaceum) seed under quasi-static blunt indentation. Engineering Fracture Mechanics, 214, 112-122. doi:10.1016/j.engfracmech.2019.03.042

  • Singh, A. K., Davidson, B. D., Zehnder, A. T., & Hasseldine, B. P. J. (2019). An analytical model for the response of carbon/epoxy-aluminum honeycomb core sandwich structures under quasi-static indentation loading. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, 21(6), 1930-1952. doi:10.1177/1099636217738709

  • Gao, C., Hasseldine, B. P. J., Li, L., Weaver, J. C., & Li, Y. (2018). Amplifying Strength, Toughness, and Auxeticity via Wavy Sutural Tessellation in Plant Seedcoats. Advanced Materials, 30(36). doi:10.1002/adma.201800579

  • Hasseldine, B. P. J., Gao, C., & Li, Y. (2017). Damage initiation and evolution of panicum miliaceum seeds under compression. In ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE) Vol. 3. doi:10.1115/IMECE2017-71826

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Engineering; Materials and Processing; Mechanical; Teaching

Composites, Bio-inspired composites, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Experimental testing, Numerical Modeling

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Hasseldine, Dr Ben 4266 bhasseld E.2.06 SOE Academics

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