Dr. Ben Hasseldine

Ben Hasseldine

Lecturer in Materials Engineering

Qualifications: MEng Nottingham; PhD Cornell

About Ben

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

His research interests span numerical modeling and experimental testing of novel composite materials.

Papers Taught

Research Interests

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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., Collins, J. M., Jung, H. D., Jang, T. S., Song, J., & Li, Y. (2017). Mechanical response of common millet (Panicum miliaceum) seeds under quasi-static compression: Experiments and modeling. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 73, 102-113. doi:10.1016/j.jmbbm.2017.01.008

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Engineering; Materials and Processing; Mechanical; Teaching

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