Veronica Eliasson


2022

Associate Professor
Mechanical Engineering
Mining Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
Email: eliasson@mines.edu
Phone: +1 303-384-2509
WWW: http://eliasson.mines.edu

Current stats

36
papers published
121
conference talks given
7
awards received
9
PhD students graduated
9
thousand shock waves produced

Personal information


Research interests: Experimental mechanics within areas of shock wave focusing, shock wave dynamics, shock wave mitigation, high strain rate impact, fluid-structure interaction. Non-invasive high-speed visualization techniques in both fluids and solids.

Education

Fellowships and Awards

Professional & Visiting Appointments

7/2020—presentAssociate Professor in Mechanical Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
8/2020—presentAssociate Professor, Joint Appointment with Mining Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
7/2020—9/2021Associate Adjunct Professor in Structural Engineering
University of California, San Diego
7/2016—6/2020Associate Professor in Structural Engineering
University of California, San Diego
7/2016—6/2018Adjunct Research Associate Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
University of Southern California
4/2016—6/2016Associate Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
University of Southern California
8/2009—4/2016Assistant Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering
University of Southern California
10/2007—8/2009 Postdoctoral Scholar. Advisors: Prof. Paul E. Dimotakis and Prof. Ares J. Rosakis
Graduate Aerospace Laboratories, California Institute of Technology
7/2006—10/2007Visiting Scholar at Mechanical Engineering
University of California, Berkeley. Advisor: Prof. Andrew J. Szeri

Research Activity

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications (Published or in print)

• Eliasson's Graduate Advisee*, Eliasson's Undergraduate Advisee**
Senior Author(s) are underlined. In all instances, senior author(s) provided financial support and/or led/supervised the design of the experiments, data collection and analysis and manuscript writing.
V. Eliasson as first author means that VE assisted with design of the experiments, collected data, analyzed data and wrote the manuscript (eg: 1–5).
  1. D.J. Kline, M.D. Grapes, R. Chavez Morales, G.C. Egan, J.D. Sain, Z.D. Doorenbos, H.E. Fletcher, E.A. Avalos, B.M. English, V. Eliasson, K.T. Sullivan, J.L. Belof, In situ laser profilometry for material segmentation and digital reconstruction of a multicomponent additively manufactured part, Volume 56, Additive Manufacturing, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addma.2022.102896, 2022
  2. R. Chavez*, J. Baek, D. Sharp**, A. Aderounmu**, H. Wei, J.-S. Chen, and V. Eliasson, Mode-II Fracture Response of PMMA Under Dynamic Loading Conditions, Online First, Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40870-021-00320-9, 2021
  3. L. Zheng**, B. Lawlor**, B.J. Katko*, C. McGuire**, J. Zanteson** & V. Eliasson, Image processing and edge detection techniques to quantify shock wave dynamics experiments, Experimental Techniques,45, 483–495, 2021
  4. R. Chavez Morales & V. Eliasson, The Effect of Moisture Intake on the Mode-II Dynamic Fracture Behavior of Carbon Fiber/Epoxy Composites, Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials, 7, 21–33, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40870-020-00260-w, 2021
  5. J.C. Dela Cueva**, L. Zheng**, B. Lawlor**, K. Nguyen**, A. Westra**, J. Nunez**, J. Zanteson**, C. McGuire**, R. Chavez Morales*, B.J. Katko*, H. Liu* & V. Eliasson, Blast wave interaction with structures: an application of exploding wire experiments, Multiscale and Multidisciplinary Modeling, Experiments and Design, 3, 337–347, DOI: 10.1007/s41939-020-00076-0, 2020
  6. W. Mellor*, E. Lakhani*, J. C. Valenzuela, B. Lawlor**, J. Zanteson** & V. Eliasson, Design of a multiple exploding wire setup to study shock wave dynamics, Experimental Techniques, 44, 241–248, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40799-019-00354-8, 2020
  7. A. Ivanov**, N. Fassardi**, C. Scafidi**, T. Shemen** & V. Eliasson, Shock wave attenuation using rigid obstacles with large and small scale geometrical features, Multiscale and Multidisciplinary Modeling, Experiments and Design, 2, 269–279, https://doi.org/10.1007/s41939-019-00053-2, 2019
  8. Q. Wan*, R. Deiterding, V. Eliasson, Numerical investigation of shock wave attenuation in channels using water droplets, Multiscale and Multidisciplinary Modeling, Experiments and Design, 2, 159–173, DOI: 10.1007/s41939-018-00041-y, 2019
  9. I.-C. Cheng, J.P. Kelly, E. Novitskaya, V. Eliasson, A.M. Hodge, and O.A. Graeve, Mechanical properties of an Fe-based SAM2x5-630 metallic glass matrix composite with tungsten particle additions, Advanced Engineering Materials, 20(9), 1800023, DOI: 10.1002/adem.201800023, 2018
  10. S. Koumlis*, H. Cheng, T.E. Morgan, C.E. Finch & V. Eliasson, Glial Model for Traumatic Brain Injury: network strain field and inflammation induced by repeated mechanical impacts in vitro, Experimental Mechanics, 58, 125–135, DOI: 10.1007/s11340-017-0338-3, 2018
  11. Q. Wan*, H. Jeon*, R. Deiterding & V. Eliasson, Numerical and experimental investigation of oblique shock wave reflection off a water wedge, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 826, 732-758, 2017
  12. H. Jeon* and V. Eliasson, Shock wave interactions with liquid sheets, Experiments in Fluids, 58(24) DOI: 10.1007/s00348-017-2300-7, 2017
  13. T.Q. Phan, J.P. Kelly, M.E. Kassner, V. Eliasson, O.A. Graeve, & A.M. Hodge, Bulk Mechanical Properties Testing of Metallic Marginal Glass Formers, Journal of Metallurgy, Article ID 6508597, 8 pages, DOI: 10.1155/2016/6508597, 2016
    MEK and AMH were the main technical leads who designed the experiment; VE and OAG discussed experiments and results, and participated in writing the manuscript.
  14. O. Delpino Gonzales*, K. Luong**, H. Homma** & V. Eliasson, Experimental investigation of dynamic fracture initiation in PMMA submerged in water, Dynamic Behavior of Materials, 2, 391-398, DOI: 10.1007/s40870-016-0074-2, 2016
  15. S. Qiu*, K. Liu* & V. Eliasson, Parallel implementation of geometrical shock dynamics for two dimensional converging shock waves, Computer Physics Communications, 207 186-192, DOI: 10.1016/j.cpc.2016.06.003, 2016
  16. G.R. Khanolkar*, M. Raouls, J.P. Kelly, O.A. Graeve, A.M. Hodge & V. Eliasson, Shock Wave Response of Iron-based In Situ Metallic Glass Matrix Composites, Scientific Reports, 6, Article number:22568, Doi:10.1038/srep22568, 2016
    GK and VE conceived the shock compression experiments; GK and MR conducted the shock compression experiments; JPK and OAG designed and manufactured the samples; GK, AH, JPK and OAG characterized the samples; GK, VE, JPK and OAG analyzed the results. All authors reviewed the manuscript.
  17. O. Delpino Gonzales*, A.J. Nicassio** & V. Eliasson, Evaluation of the effect of water content on the stress optical coefficient in PMMA, Polymer Testing, 50, 119-124, DOI: 10.1016/j.polymertesting.2016.01.004, 2016
  18. J.P. Kelly, S.M. Fuller, K. Seo, E. Novitskaya, J.C. Farmer, V. Eliasson, A.M. Hodge, & O.A. Graeve, Designing In Situ and Ex Situ Bulk Metallic Glass Composites via Spark Plasma Sintering in the Super Cooled Liquid State, Materials and Design, 93, 26-38, 2016
    OAG was the main technical lead who designed the experiment; VE and AMH discussed experiments, results, and participated in writing the manuscript.
  19. H. Jeon*, J.R. Gross*, S. Estabrook**, S. Koumlis*, Q. Wan*, G.R. Khanolkar*, X. Tao*, D.M. Mensching**, E.J. Lesnick** & V. Eliasson, Shock wave attenuation using foam obstacles — does geometry matter? Aerospace, 2(2), 353-375, 2015
  20. S. Koumlis*, D. Buecker**, G. Moler**, V. Eliasson & P. Sengupta, HAMr: A mechanical impactor for repeated dynamic loading of in vitro neuronal networks, Experimental Mechanics, 55(8), 1441-1449, DOI: 10.1007/s11340-015-0052-y, 2015
    VE supervised data collection for the mechanical HAMr experiments presented in the manuscript; analyzed the data; PS designed the biological experiment and analyzed the biological data.
  21. C. Wang*, L. Grunenfelder, R. Patwardhan*, S. Qiu* & V. Eliasson, Investigation of shock wave focusing in water in a logarithmic spiral duct, Part 2: Strong coupling, Ocean Engineering, 102, 185-196, DOI:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2015.04.053, 2015
  22. G.R. Khanolkar*, S. Haghighat, A.M. Hodge, K.M. Flores & V. Eliasson, Effect of loading rate on dynamic fracture morphology of a Zr-based bulk metallic glass, Material Transactions, 56 (6), 2015
    VE designed the experiment and supervised the data collection and writing of the paper; KMF provided the samples and AMH characterized the samples before impact.
  23. O. Delpino Gonzales* & V. Eliasson, Influence of water uptake on dynamic fracture behavior of Poly(methyl methacrylate), Experimental Mechanics, 56 (1), 59-68, DOI:10.1007/s11340-015-0030-4, 2016
  24. Q. Wan* & V. Eliasson, Numerical study of shock wave attenuation in two-dimensional ducts using solid obstacles — How to utilize shock focusing techniques to attenuate shock waves, Aerospace 2, 203-221, DOI:10.3390/aerospace2020203, 2015
  25. O. Delpino Gonzales* & V. Eliasson, Effect of water content on dynamic fracture initiation of vinyl ester, Experimental Mechanics, 56 (4), 637-644, DOI: 10.1007/s11340-015-0028-y, 2016
  26. S. Qiu* & V. Eliasson, Interaction and coalescence of multiple simultaneous and non-simultaneous blast waves, 26 (3), 287-297, Shock Waves, DOI: 10.1007/s00193-015-0567-2, 2015
  27. M.E. Kassner, K. Smith, & V. Eliasson, Creep in Amorphous Metals, Journal of Materials Research and Technology, 4 (1), 100-107, 2015
    MEK was the technical lead, KS collected data, VE participated in writing the manuscript
  28. C. Wang*, S. Qiu* & V. Eliasson, Investigation of shock wave focusing in water in a logarithmic spiral duct, Part 1: Weak coupling, Ocean Engineering, Ocean Engineering, 102, 174-184, DOI: 10.1016/j.oceaneng.2014.09.012, 2015 (published online 2014)
  29. C. Wang*, S. Qiu* & V. Eliasson, Quantitative pressure measurement of shock waves in water using a schlieren-based visualization technique, Online first, Experimental Techniques, DOI: 10.1111/ext.12068, 2013
  30. K. Balasubramanian* & V. Eliasson, Numerical investigations of the porosity effect on the shock focusing process, Shock Waves, 23 (6), 583-594, 2013
  31. C. Wang* & V. Eliasson, Shock wave focusing in water inside convergent structures, International Journal of Multiphysics, 6, 267-281, 2012
  32. V. Eliasson, M. Mello, A.J. Rosakis & P.E Dimotakis, Experimental investigation of converging shocks in water with various confinement materials. Shock Waves, 20, 395-408, 2010
    VE collected the data and wrote the manuscript. AJR and PED proofread the manuscript and offered suggestions
  33. V. Eliasson, N. Tillmark, A.J. Szeri & N. Apazidis, Light emission during shock wave focusing in air and argon. Physics of Fluids, 19 106106, 2007
  34. V. Eliasson, M. Kjellander & N. Apazidis, Regular versus Mach reflection for converging polygonal shocks. Shock waves, 17, 43-50, 2007
  35. V. Eliasson, N. Apazidis & N. Tillmark, Controlling the form of strong converging shocks by means of disturbances. Shock waves, 17, 29-42, 2007
  36. V. Eliasson, N. Apazidis & N. Tillmark, Shaping converging shock waves by means of obstacles. Journal of Visualization, Vol. 9 No. 3, 240, 2006
  37. V. Eliasson, N. Apazidis, N. Tillmark & M. Lesser, Focusing of strong shocks in an annular shock tube. Shock waves, 15 205-217, 2006

Journal Publications (In Review)

  1. H. Liu*, and V. Eliasson, Two-dimensional geometrical shock dynamics and post-shock flow effects - in review, 2022

Journal Publications (In Preparation)

  1. H. Liu*, and V. Eliasson, Comparison of two-dimensional geometrical shock dynamics models for blast wave propagation - to be submitted, 2022
  2. F. Wilson**, G. Rabinowitz*, K. Tucker**, M. Oliver**, M. Lee**, R. Chavez, and V. Eliasson, Experimental investigation of shock-shock interactions in 2D, In preparation - to be submitted, 2022
  3. G. Rabinowitz*, F. Wilson**, K. Tucker**, M. Oliver**, M. Lee**, R. Chavez, and V. Eliasson, Experimental investigation of height of burst effects, In preparation - to be submitted, 2022
  4. J. Hastings**, M. McQuaid**, R. Royall**, R. Chavez, and V. Eliasson, Shock wave impact onto gelatin discs, In preparation - to be submitted, 2022

Books & Book Chapters

Peer-reviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. B. Katko, C. McGuire, J. Zanteson, B. Lawlor, L. Zheng, J. Chan, Y. Kwon, J. Didozcak, and V. Eliasson, "Blast wave loading of CFRP plates in a compartmentalized setup and the structural health state of the plates post-blast," 32nd International Symposium on Shock Waves, Singapore, July 14-19, 2019
  2. H. Liu, B. Katko, J. Zanteson, B. Lawlor, C. McGuire, L. Zheng, and V. Eliasson, "Experiments and GSD simulations of shock focusing behavior," 32nd International Symposium on Shock Waves, Singapore, July 14-19, 2019
  3. S. Qiu*, V. Eliasson, "Interaction of multiple cylindrical expanding shock waves," 31st International Symposium on Shock Waves, Nagoya, Japan, 2017.
  4. Q. Wan*, N. Amen*, M. Nguyen**, V. Eliasson, "A Comparison of numerical and experimental results of passive shock wave mitigation using obstacles in two-dimensional channels," 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves 1, G. Ben-Dor et al. (eds.), pp 703-707, 2017. DOI 978-3-319-46213-4_121.
  5. H. Jeon*, N. Amen*, V. Eliasson, "Shock Wave Reflections over Newtonian and non-Newtonian Wedges: Experimental Investigation," 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves 1, G. Ben-Dor et al. (eds.), pp 631-634, 2017. DOI 978-3-319-46213-4_108.
  6. S. Qiu*, V. Eliasson, "Coalescence and interaction of blast waves using multiple munitions - effect of adiabatic index," 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves 2, G. Ben-Dor et al. (eds.), pp 1035-1039, 2017. DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-44866-4_44.
  7. G. Khanolkar*, J. Kelly, O. Graeve, A. Hodge, V. Eliasson, "Response of an Fe-based bulk metallic glass and its partially amorphous composite to shock wave loading," 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves 2, G. Ben-Dor et al. (eds.), pp 913-915, 2017. DOI 978-3-319-44866-4_22.
  8. V. Eliasson, J. Gross, "Experimental Investigation of Shock Wave Amplification Using Multiple Munitions," 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves 2, G. Ben-Dor et al. (eds.), pp 1017-1021, 2017. DOI 978-3-319-44866-4_41.
  9. S. Qiu*, V. Eliasson, "Numerical simulations of shock wave amplification using multiple munitions," 21st International Shock Interaction Symposium (ISIS21), August 3-8, Riga, Latvia, 2014, pp. 111-114, ISBN 978-9934-517-57-0
  10. R. Patwardhan*, V. Eliasson, "Numerical simulations of shock wave propagation and fluid-structure coupling in water-filled convergent thin shells," 21st International Shock Interaction Symposium (ISIS21), August 3-8, Riga, Latvia, 2014, pp. 145-148, ISBN 978-9934-517-57-0
  11. V. Eliasson, Q. Wan*, "Shock Mitigation in Ducts Using Obstacles Placed Along the Outline of Logarithmic Spiral," 21st International Shock Interaction Symposium (ISIS21), August 3-8, Riga, Latvia, 2014, pp 106-110, ISBN 978-9934-517-57-0
  12. G.R. Khanolkar*, V. Eliasson, "Damage and deformation in an Iron-based amorphous alloy at high strain rates," 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29), July 14-19, Madison, WI, USA, 2013
  13. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Interaction between shock waves in water and convergent structures of finite thickness," 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29), July 14-19, Madison, WI, USA, 2013
  14. L. Lamberson, V. Eliasson and A. J. Rosakis, "In Situ Optical Investigations of Hypervelocity Impact Induced Dynamic Fracture", in Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Conference Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Mechanics Series, 1, 31-37, 2011
  15. V. Eliasson, W.D. Henshaw, D. Appelö, "On cylindrically converging shock waves shaped by obstacles", in Euler Equations: 250 Years On Proceedings of an International Conference, Physica D: Nonlinear Phenomena, Volume 237, Issues 14–17, Pages 1825-2250, 15 August 2008
  16. V. Eliasson, "The production of converging polygonal shock waves by means of reflectors and cylindrical obstacles," AIP Conference Proceedings, 832, 445-449, 2006, The Second Conference of Flow Dynamics, 16-18 Nov 2005, Sendai, Japan

Unreviewed Conference Proceedings

  1. R. Chavez*, V. Eliasson, "Mode-II dynamic crack initiation and propagation behavior of carbon fiber/epoxy under elevated moisture content," 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM22), August 11-16, Melbourne, Australia
  2. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Shock focusing in water in a convergent carbon fiber structure," 19th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM19), July 28-August 2, Montréal, Canada
  3. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Shock wave focusing in water," 20th International Shock Interaction Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, August 21-24, pages 219-222, 2012
  4. D.H. Gally-Gonzalez*, V. Eliasson, "Shock wave loading of soft tissue surrogates," 20th International Shock Interaction Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, August 21-24, pp 35-38, 2012
  5. G. Khanolkar*, V. Eliasson, "High-velocity impact of bulk metallic glass," 20th International Shock Interaction Symposium, Stockholm, Sweden, August 21-24, pp 81-84, 2012
  6. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Quantitative pressure measurements on a convergent composite structure during shock impact," 26th American Society for Composites Annual Technical Conference/2nd Joint US-Canada Conference on Composites, Montreal, September 26-28, 2011
  7. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Fluid-solid interaction during a shock wave impact on a converging composite structure", 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM18), Jeju, Korea, August 22-28, 2011
  8. L.E. Lamberson, V. Eliasson, A.J. Rosakis, "Mechanics of hypervelocity impact induced damage," Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) International Congress & Exposition, June 1-4, Albuquerque, USA

Conference Presentations

  1. M. Sevcik*, G. Bjerke*, F. Wilson*, D. Kline, R. Chavez Morales, H. Fletcher, M. Grapes, J. Belof, K. Sullivan, V. Eliasson, "Direct Ink Writing Fidelity Analysis to Achieve High Quality Full Density Parts," SEM Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, June 12-16, 2022.
  2. G. Rabinowitz*, F. Wilson*, K. Tucker**, M. Oliver*, J. Golson*, M. Lee**, R. Chavez Morales, V. Eliasson, "Experimental Investigation of Regular to Irregular Shock Reflection Transitions in 2D and 3D," SEM Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, June 12-16, 2022.
  3. R. Chavez*, D. Sharp**, A. Aderounmu**, V. Eliasson, "The hygrothermal aging effect on the Mode-II dynamic behavior of carbon fiber/epoxy," SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Online, September 14-17, 2020.
  4. B. Lawlor**, B.J. Katko*, L. Zheng** (presenter), J. Zanteson**, C. McGuire**, J. Dela Cueva**, K. Nguyen**, V. Eliasson, "Shock focusing phenomena from the perspective of exploding wire arrays with varying temporal and spatial configurations," SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Online, September 14-17, 2020.
  5. D. Sharp**, A. Aderounmu**, R. Chavez*, V. Eliasson, "Digital image correlation analysis of mode-II dynamic fracture mechanics in Poly (methyl methacrylate)," SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Online, September 14-17, 2020.
  6. L. Zheng**, B.J. Katko*, B. Lawlor**, , C. McGuire**, J. Zanteson**, K. Nguyen**, V. Eliasson, " Image processing and edge detection techniques to quantify regular to irregular shock wave transition obtained from experiments," 72nd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 23–26, Seattle, WA, 2019.
  7. H. Liu*, V. Eliasson, "3D point-blast geometrical shock dynamics with moving least squares surface reconstruction for point sets," 72nd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 23–26, Seattle, WA, 2019.
  8. B. Lawlor**, L. Zheng**, C. McGuire**, J. Zanteson**, K. Nguyen**, B.J. Katko*, V. Eliasson, "Exploding Wire System for Use in Study of Two-Dimensional Shock Focusing," 72nd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 23–26, Seattle, WA, 2019.
  9. J. Nunez**, V. Eliasson, "Combating shock waves: A study of shock wave cancellation mechanisms within linear turbine blade cascades," 72nd Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 23–26, Seattle, WA, 2019.
  10. R. Chavez* and V. Eliasson, “Mixed-Mode Dynamic Fracture of Carbon Fiber Epoxy Under the Effect of Moisture in Woven and Unidirectional Laminates,” IMECE2019-12249, IMECE, Salt Lake City, November 12, 2019.
  11. B.J. Katko*, L. Zheng**, C. McGuire**, B. Lawlor**, J. Zanteson**, K. Nguyen**, J. Chan**, and V. Eliasson, “Blast Wave Loading of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Plates in a Compartmentalized Setup and the Structural Health State of the Plates Post-Blast,” IMECE2019-13483, IMECE, Salt Lake City, November 12, 2019.
  12. A. Igna**, D. Sharp**, A. Aderounmu** and V. Eliasson, “High-velocity fracture of PMMA,” 2019 Summer Research Conference at UC San Diego (SRC), August 19, 2019.
  13. A. Aderounmu**, A. Igna**, D. Sharp** and V. Eliasson, “Dynamic Failure of Carbon Fiber Laminates,” 2019 Summer Research Conference at UC San Diego (SRC), August 19, 2019.
  14. L. Zheng**, B. Lawlor**, B.J. Katko*, C. Mcguire**, J. Zanteson**, K. Nguyen**, and V. Eliasson, “Small Scale Blast Wave Experiments and Tracking Shock Wave Properties,” 2019 Summer Research Conference at UC San Diego (SRC), August 19, 2019.
  15. K. Nguyen** and V. Eliasson, “Effects of shock wave impact onto a carbon fiber plate,” 2019 Summer Research Conference at UC San Diego (SRC), August 19, 2019.
  16. J. Coleen Dela Cueva**, D. Sharp**, A.A. Aderounmu**, A. Igna**, F. Amelie***, M. Perez***, R. Chavez*, and V. Eliasson, “Shear Dominated Polymer Crack Propagation,” 2019 Summer Research Conference at UC San Diego (SRC), August 19, 2019.
  17. R. Chavez*, V. Eliasson, "Mode-II dynamic crack initiation and propagation behavior of carbon fiber/epoxy under elevated moisture content," 22nd International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM22), August 11-16, Melbourne, Australia.
  18. H. Liu*, B. Katko*, J. Zanteson**, B. Lawlor**, C. McGuire**, L. Zheng** and V. Eliasson, "Experiments and GSD simulations of shock focusing behavior," The 32nd International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW32), Singapore, July 14-19, 2019.
  19. B.J. Katko*, L. Zheng**, J. Zanteson**, B. Lawlor**, C. McGuire**, J. Didoszak, Y. Kwon, and V. Eliasson, "Small scale blast wave experiments in compartmentalized setup with CFRP divider," SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Reno, NV, June 3-6, USA, 2019.
  20. B. Lawlor**, L. Zheng**, C. McGuire**, J. Zanteson**, B.J. Katko*, J. Valenzuela and V. Eliasson, "Two-dimensional shock wave focusing," SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Reno, NV, June 3-6, USA, 2019.
  21. R. Chavez* and V. Eliasson, "Mode-I dynamic fracture behavior of carbon fiber/vinyl ester under marine conditions," SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Reno, NV, June 3-6, USA, 2019.
  22. C. McGuire**, B. Lawlor**, L. Zheng**, J. Zanteson**, and V. Eliasson, "Small-scale blast wave experiments and tracking shock wave properties," Southern California Flow Symposium XIII, Santa Barbara, CA, April 20, USA, 2019.
  23. H. Liu*, V. Eliasson, "Post-shock flow effect in geometrical shock dynamics model," 71st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 18–20, Atlanta, GA, 2018.
  24. W. M. Mellor*, V. Eliasson, "Shock Wave Dynamics Explored: A Parametric Analysis of the 2-D Case," 71st Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Fluid Dynamics, November 18–20, Atlanta, GA, 2018.
  25. R. Chavez and V. Eliasson, "Mode-II crack initiation of carbon fiber epoxy under marine conditions," International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Nov 11-14, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 2018.
  26. V. Gomez**, I. Delaney**, R. Chavez-Morales and V. Eliasson, "Dynamic Mode II Fracture Response of PMMA Within an Aquatic Environment," SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Greenville, SC, June 4-7, USA, 2018.
  27. R. Chavez-Morales and V. Eliasson, "Mode II Crack Initiation and Propagation of Carbon Fiber Epoxy under Extreme Conditions," SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Greenville, SC, June 4-7, USA, 2018.
  28. T. Shemen**, C. Scafidi**, A. Ivanov**, T. Gokcay**, T. Spencer**, H. Jeon*, and V. Eliasson, "Shock wave attenuation by thin films," Southern California Flow Symposium XII, Los Angeles, CA, April 14, USA, 2018.
  29. H. Liu*, S. Qiu*, and V. Eliasson, "The interaction of shock waves with logarithmic spirals," Southern California Flow Symposium XII, Los Angeles, CA, April 14, USA, 2018.
  30. A. Ivanov**, C. Scafidi**, N. Fassardi**, B. Nawabi** and V. Eliasson, "The interaction of shock waves with logarithmic spirals," Southern California Flow Symposium XII, Los Angeles, CA, April 14, USA, 2018.
  31. B. Hall**, A. Valenze**, T. Hong** and V. Eliasson, "Shock wave dynamics and associated phenomenon as a result of mechanically induced cavitation - a recreation of the Alpheus heterochaelis (snapping shrimp) claw," Southern California Flow Symposium XII, Los Angeles, CA, April 14, USA, 2018.
  32. V. Eliasson, Q. Wan and R. Deiterding, "Shock wave attenuation by water droplets," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 70th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 19-21, USA, 2017.
  33. C. Scafidi**, A. Ivanov**, T. Shemen**, T. Gokcay**, T. Spencer**, H. Jeon*, and V. Eliasson, "Shock wave attenuation by thin films," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 70th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 19-21, USA, 2017.
  34. A. Ivanov**, C. Scafidi**, N. Fassardi**, T. Gokcay**, S. Dominguez**, I. Rivera**, and V. Eliasson, "Shock waves and obstacles: a tale of multiple reflections," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 70th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 19-21, USA, 2017.
  35. H. Liu*, S. Qiu*, and V. Eliasson, "Modified geometrical shock dynamics applied to 2D shock wave focusing," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 70th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 19-21, USA, 2017.
  36. S. Koumlis* and V. Eliasson, "Physical Model of TBI: Effect of Initial Transient Stress Pulse Versus Inertial Motion," SEM International Congress, Indianapolis, IN, USA, June 12-15, 2017.
  37. H. Jeon* and V. Eliasson, "Investigation of Transmission of a Shock Wave through Thin Films," SEM International Congress, Indianapolis, IN, USA, June 12-15, 2017.
  38. S. Qiu*, V. Eliasson, "Interaction of multiple cylindrical expanding shock waves," 31st International Symposium on Shock Waves, July 9-14, Nagoya, Japan, 2017.
  39. N. Amen* and V. Eliasson, "Use of an Exploding Wire System to Study Blast Wave Interaction," Southern California Flow Symposium XI, San Diego, USA, April 22, 2017.
  40. S. Qiu* and V. Eliasson, "Numerical study of focusing effects generated by the coalescence of multiple shock waves," Southern California Flow Symposium XI, San Diego, USA, April 22, 2017.
  41. Q. Wan*, R. Deiterding and V. Eliasson, "Numerical study of the propagation of a planar shock wave through water droplet matrices," Southern California Flow Symposium XI, San Diego, USA, April 22, 2017.
  42. S. Qiu* and V. Eliasson, "Optimization on the focusing of multiple shock waves," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 69th Annual Meeting, Portland, November 20-22, USA, 2016.
  43. H. Jeon* and V. Eliasson, "An experimental study of shock wave propagation through a polyester film," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 69th Annual Meeting, Portland, November 20-22, USA, 2016.
  44. Q. Wan, R. Deiterding and V. Eliasson, "Numerical Study of Shock Wave Attenuation Using Logarithmic Spiral Liquid Sheet," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 69th Annual Meeting, Portland, November 20-22, USA, 2016.
  45. S. Koumlis* and V. Eliasson, "Experimental Model of TBI: Dynamic Loading of Neuronal Networks," 2016 SEM XIII International Congress, Orlando, FL, USA, June 6-9, 2016.
  46. H. Jeon* and V. Eliasson, "An Experimental Study of Liquid Sheet Breakup and Mitigation Effects Caused by Shock Waves," Southern California Flow Symposium X, Irvine, USA, April 9, 2016.
  47. N. Amen*, A. Cajal**, Q. Wan*, H. Jeon* and V. Eliasson, "Shock Wave Attenuation Using Logarithmic Spiral," Southern California Flow Symposium X, Irvine, USA, April 9, 2016.
  48. Q. Wan*, R. Deterding, H. Jeon* and V. Eliasson, "Numerical Study of Shock Wave Reflection off a Water Wedge," Southern California Flow Symposium X, Irvine, USA, April 9, 2016.
  49. S. Qiu* and V. Eliasson, "How to Optimize the Thermodynamic Outcome of Suddenly Releasing Constant Energy?," Southern California Flow Symposium X, Irvine, USA, April 9, 2016.
  50. J. Gross* and V. Eliasson, "Generation of Converging Shocks using a Circular Array of Exploding Wires," Southern California Flow Symposium X, Irvine, USA, April 9, 2016.
  51. S. Qiu*, and V. Eliasson, "Numerical investigation on optimizing blast wave focusing effects for multiple munitions," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 68th Annual Meeting, Boston, November 22-24, USA, 2015.
  52. Q. Wan*, H. Jeon*, and V. Eliasson, "Numerical and Experimental Investigation of Oblique Shock Wave Reflection from a Water Wedge," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 68th Annual Meeting, Boston, November 22-24, USA, 2015.
  53. H. Jeon*, N. Amen*, and V. Eliasson, "Passive Shock Wave Attenuation by Liquid Sheets," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 68th Annual Meeting, Boston, November 22-24, USA, 2015.
  54. N. Amen*, A. Cajal**, and V. Eliasson, "Mitigating Shock Waves Using Solid Obstacles with Semi-Circular Grooves," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 68th Annual Meeting, Boston, November 22-24, USA, 2015.
  55. J. Gross*, and V. Eliasson, "Experimental Investigation of the Interaction of Blast Waves Generated by Exploding Wires using Background Oriented Schlieren," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 68th Annual Meeting, Boston, November 22-24, USA, 2015.
  56. S. Koumlis*, V. Eliasson, "Mechanical and Biological Response of Brain Cell Cultures Due to Dynamic Loading: A Model of Repeated Blunt Impact Induced Traumatic Brain Injury," American Society of Mechanical Engineering 2015 Congress and Exposition, Houston, Texas, November 13-19, 2015.
  57. V. Eliasson, "Fracture initiation and propagation in marine polymers subjected to high strain rate impact," Indo-US Workshop on Recent Advances in Blast Mitigation Methodologies for Civil and Marine Structures, Bangalore, India, August 16-19, 2015.
  58. O. Delpino Gonzales, V. Eliasson, "Effects of humidity on the fracture behavior of polymeric matrix material under dynamic loading," The 20th Conference on Composites (ICCM20), Copenhagen, Denmark, July 19-24, 2015.
  59. Q. Wan*, N. Amen*, M. Nguyen**, V. Eliasson, "A Comparison of numerical and experimental results of passive shock wave mitigation using obstacles in two-dimensional channels," The 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW30), Tel-Aviv, Israel, July 20-24, 2015.
  60. S. Qiu*, V. Eliasson, "Coalescence and interaction of blast waves using multiple munitions - effect of adiabatic index," The 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW30), Tel-Aviv, Israel, July 20-24, 2015.
  61. G. Khanolkar*, J.P. Kelly, O.A. Graeve, A.M. Hodge, V. Eliasson, "Response of an Fe-based bulk metallic glass and its partially amorphous composite to shock wave loading," The 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW30), Tel-Aviv, Israel, July 20-24, 2015.
  62. H. Jeon*, N. Amen*, V. Eliasson, "Shock Wave Reflections over Newtonian and non-Newtonian Wedges: Experimental Investigation," The 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW30), Tel-Aviv, Israel, July 20-24, 2015.
  63. H. Jeon*, C.J. Dougherty**, R.M. Miller**, V. Eliasson, "An Experimental Study of Shock Wave Reflections Over Liquid Wedges," SEM Annual Conference And Exposition On Experimental And Applied Mechanics, Costa Mesa, USA, June 8-11, 2015
  64. G.R. Khanolkar*, J.P. Kelly, O.A. Graeve, A.M. Hodge, and V. Eliasson, "Response of an Fe-based Bulk Metallic Glass to Shock Wave Loading," SEM Annual Conference And Exposition On Experimental And Applied Mechanics, Costa Mesa, USA, June 8-11, 2015
  65. S. Koumlis*, P. Sengupta, and V. Eliasson, "Blunt Impacts on In-vitro Neuronal Networks: Quantification of Mechanical Forcing, Deformation History and Biological Response," SEM Annual Conference And Exposition On Experimental And Applied Mechanics, Costa Mesa, USA, June 8-11, 2015
  66. O. Delpino Gonzales*, K. Luong**, H. Homma**, and V. Eliasson, "Effect of Solid-Fluid Interaction On Crack Propagation Of PMMA," SEM Annual Conference And Exposition On Experimental And Applied Mechanics, Costa Mesa, USA, June 8-11, 2015
  67. O. Delpino Gonzales*, M. Werner**, R. Mohan*, A. Nicassio**, and V. Eliasson, "Influence of Water Uptake on Dynamic Fracture Behavior of PMMA," SEM Annual Conference And Exposition On Experimental And Applied Mechanics, Costa Mesa, USA, June 8-11, 2015
  68. H. Jeon*, N. Amen*, and V. Eliasson, "Experimental Investigation of Shock Waves Attenuation by Liquid Sheets," Southern California Flow Symposium IX, San Diego, USA, April 18, 2015
  69. J. Gross* and V. Eliasson, "The Design and Validation of an Exploding Wire System for Shock Wave Experiments," Southern California Flow Symposium IX, San Diego, USA, April 18, 2015
  70. S. Qiu* and V. Eliasson, "A Numerical Study on Shock Wave Interaction using the Euler Equations and Geometrical Shock Dynamics," Southern California Flow Symposium IX, San Diego, USA, April 18, 2015
  71. Q. Wan*, S. Estabrook** and V. Eliasson, "Shock wave mitigation using cylindrical obstacles placed along logarithmic spiral curve - the effect of the arc length," Southern California Flow Symposium IX, San Diego, USA, April 18, 2015
  72. C. Dougherty**, R. Miller**, G.R. Khanolkar* and V. Eliasson, "The recreation of a unique shrimp's mechanically induced cavitation bubble," Southern California Flow Symposium IX, San Diego, USA, April 18, 2015
  73. H. Jeon*, C. Dougherty**, R. Miller**, and V. Eliasson, "An experimental study of shock wave reflection over non-Newtonian liquid wedges," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 67th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 23-24, USA, 2014.
  74. Q. Wan*, M. Nguyen**, and V. Eliasson, "A Comparison of Numerical and Experimental Results of Passive Shock Wave Attenuation in Two-Dimensional Ducts," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 67th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 23-24, USA, 2014
  75. B. Colvert*, X. Tao*, and V. Eliasson, "Shock wave control using liquid curtains," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 67th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 23-24, USA, 2014
  76. S. Qiu*, V. Eliasson, "Simulations on shock focusing effects of multiple munitions using Euler equations and geometrical shock dynamics," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 67th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 23-24, USA, 2014
  77. S. Koumlis*, V. Eliasson, P. Sengupta, "Development of an in-vitro Experimental Technique for Blunt Impact Brain Trauma," American Society of Mechanical Engineering 2014 Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, November 14-20, 2014.
  78. O. Delpino Gonzales* and V. Eliasson, "Influence of Humidity On Fracture Behavior Under Dynamic Loading," American Society of Mechanical Engineering 2014 Congress and Exposition, Montreal, Canada, November 14-20, 2014
  79. S. Qiu*, V. Eliasson, "Numerical simulations of shock wave amplification using multiple munitions," 21st International Shock Interaction Symposium (ISIS21), August 3-8, Riga, Latvia, 2014
  80. R. Patwardhan*, V. Eliasson, "Numerical simulations of shock wave propagation and fluid-structure coupling in water-filled convergent thin shells," 21st International Shock Interaction Symposium (ISIS21), August 3-8, Riga, Latvia, 2014
  81. V. Eliasson, Q. Wan*, "Shock Mitigation in Ducts Using Obstacles Placed Along the Outline of Logarithmic Spiral," 21st International Shock Interaction Symposium (ISIS21), August 3-8, Riga, Latvia, 2014
  82. O. Delpino Gonzales*, V. Eliasson, "On the behavior of crack propagation in marine composites for different humidity levels," First International Conference on Mechanics of Composites (MECHCOMP-2014), Stony Brook University, NY, June 9-12, 2014, USA
  83. O. Delpino Gonzales*, V. Eliasson, "PMMA Fracture Behavior Under Dynamic Loading for Different Humidity Levels," SEM 2014 Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Greenville, SC, June 2-5, 2014, USA
  84. B. Colvert**, N. Foster**, T. Peaslee** and V. Eliasson, "Hydrodynamic blast mitigation in shock tubes," Southern California Flow Symposium VIII, University of California, Los Angeles, April 12, 2014, USA
  85. H. Jeon* and V. Eliasson, "Oblique shock wave reflections over liquid wedges," Southern California Flow Symposium VIII, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, April 12, 2014
  86. R. Mazumdar* and V. Eliasson, "Effect of transient shock wave interaction on flow through cylindrical obstacles," Southern California Flow Symposium VIII, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, April 12, 2014
  87. S. Qiu*, Z. Zhang* and V. Eliasson, "Numerical study on shock focusing effects using multiple munitions, Part I : Initial conditions and forcing term," Southern California Flow Symposium VIII, University of California, Los Angeles, April 12, USA
  88. Z. Zhang*, S. Qiu* and V. Eliasson, "Numerical study on shock focusing effects using multiple munitions, Part II : Simulation and result," Southern California Flow Symposium VIII, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, April 12, 2014
  89. Q. Wan* and V. Eliasson, "Numerical results of shock wave mitigation in two-dimensional ducts," Southern California Flow Symposium VIII, University of California, Los Angeles, USA, April 12, 2014
  90. Q. Wan* and V. Eliasson, "Shock wave mitigation using lessons learned from shock focusing," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 66th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, USA, November 24-26, 2013
  91. S. Qiu*, Z. Zhang* and V. Eliasson, "Shock focusing using multiple micro-blast waves," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 66th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, USA, November 24-26, 2013
  92. V. Eliasson, C. Wang* and S. Qiu*, "Experiments and simulations of shock focusing in thin water-filled convergent structures," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 66th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, November 24-26, USA
  93. C. Wang*, S. Qiu* and V. Eliasson, "Shock focusing in water-filled convergent structures and material effects," ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, San Diego, USA, November 15-21, 2013
  94. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Shock focusing in water in a convergent carbon fiber structure," 19th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM19), July 28-August 2, 2013, Montréal, Canada
  95. G.R. Khanolkar*, V. Eliasson, "Damage and deformation in an Iron-based amorphous alloy at high strain rates" 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29), July 14-19, 2013, Madison, WI, USA
  96. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Interaction between shock waves in water and convergent structures of finite thickness," 29th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW29), July 14-19, 2013, Madison, WI, USA
  97. S. Qiu*, C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Quantitative visualization of shock wave in water using Background Oriented Schlieren technique," Southern California Flow Symposium VII, April 13, 2013, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, USA
  98. G.R. Khanolkar*, V. Eliasson, "Numerical Simulations of High-Strain-Rate Plate Impact of an Iron-Based Bulk Metallic Glass," The Minerals Metals and Materials Society (TMS) 2013 Annual Meeting & Exhibition, March 3-7, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2013
  99. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Shock focusing in water by convergent shell structures," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) Meeting, San Diego, November 18-20, USA, 2012
  100. D.H. Gally*, V. Eliasson, "Shock wave loading of soft tissue surrogates," 20th International Shock Interaction Symposium (ISIS20), Stockholm, Sweden, August 20-24, 2012
  101. G.R. Khanolkar*, V. Eliasson, "High-velocity impact of bulk metallic glass," 20th International Shock Interaction Symposium (ISIS20), Stockholm, Sweden, August 20-24, 2012
  102. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Shock wave focusing in water," 20th International Shock Interaction Symposium (ISIS20), Stockholm, Sweden, August 20-24, 2012
  103. D.H. Gally*, V. Eliasson, "Shock wave transmission in soft tissue surrogates," Southern California Flow Symposium VI, Santa Barbara, April 14, USA, 2012
  104. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Shock focusing in water and its interaction with solid materials," Southern California Flow Symposium VI, Santa Barbara, April 14, USA, 2012
  105. G.R. Khanolkar*, V. Eliasson, "High-velocity impact of bulk metallic glass," Southern California Flow Symposium VI, Santa Barbara, April 14, USA, 2012
  106. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Underwater shock focusing by composite structures," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) Meeting, Baltimore, November 20-22, USA, 2011
  107. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Quantitative pressure measurements on a convergent composite structure during shock impact," 26th American Society for Composites Annual Technical Conference/2nd Joint US-Canada Conference on Composites, Montreal, September 26-28, 2011
  108. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Numerical simulations of converging shock waves in water," 2nd Bay Area Overset Network Symposium, Stanford, September 8, USA, 2011
  109. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Fluid-solid interaction during a shock wave impact on a converging composite structure," 18th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM18), Jeju, Korea, August 22-28, 2011
  110. A. Hsu, B. Hardy, V. Eliasson, Z. Bernstein**, D. Campos**, "Non-Penetrative Blast-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury: Visualization of Representative Human Skull and Brain Response to Shock and Blast Loading," 41st American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Fluid Dynamics Conference, June 27-30, 2011, Hawaii, USA
  111. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Converging shocks in water in a log-spiral duct," Southern California Flow Symposium V, University of Southern California, April 16, USA, 2011
  112. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Shock wave dynamics in a water-filled log-spiral duct," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) Meeting, Long Beach, November 21-23, 2010, USA
  113. C. Wang*, V. Eliasson, "Converging shocks in water in a log-spiral duct," Southern California Flow Symposium IV, University of California Irvine, April 17, 2010, USA
  114. L.E. Lamberson, V. Eliasson, A.J. Rosakis, "Dynamic optical investigations of hypervelocity impact damage," American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2009 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 13-19, 2009, Orlando, USA
  115. L.E. Lamberson, V. Eliasson, A.J. Rosakis, M. Adams, "Optical diagnostics applied to hypervelocity impact damage," American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Meeting, Oct 12-15, 2009, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA
  116. L.E. Lamberson, V. Eliasson, A.J. Rosakis, "Mechanics of hypervelocity impact induced damage," Society for Experimental Mechanics (SEM) International Congress & Exposition, June 1-4, 2009, Albuquerque, USA
  117. V. Eliasson, W.D. Henshaw, P. Dimotakis, "Simulations of converging shocks in water," American Society of Acoustics (ASA) Meeting, May 18-22, 2009, Portland, USA
  118. V. Eliasson, "Activities through the KTH Mechanics liaison office 2002-2007," Tohoku University International Center of Education (COE) Workshop on Flow Dynamics, 2007, Sendai, Japan
  119. V. Eliasson, W.D. Henshaw, "A numerical investigation of polygonal converging shock waves," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA, November, 2007
  120. V. Eliasson, "A numerical investigation of polygonal converging shock waves," Bay Area Overset Network (BAON) Symposium, Livermore, USA, 2007
  121. V. Eliasson, N. Apazidis and N. Tillmark, "Focusing of strong shocks in an annular shock tube," European Fluid Mechanics Conference 6 (EFMC6), Stockholm, Sweden, 2006
  122. V. Eliasson, N. Apazidis and N. Tillmark, "High energy concentration in gas by shock wave focusing," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) Meeting, Tampa Bay, Florida, USA, November, 2006

Refereed Conference Posters

  1. B.J. Katko*, L. Zheng**, B. Lawlor**, C. McGuire**, J. Zanteson**, and V. Eliasson, "Blast Wave Loading of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Plates in a Compartmentalized Setup and the Structural Health State of the Plates Post-Blast," The 32nd International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW32), Singapore, July 14-19, 2019.
  2. J. Gross* and V. Eliasson, "Experimental Investigation of Shock Wave Amplification using Multiple Munitions," The 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves (ISSW30), Tel-Aviv, Israel, July 20-24, 2015.

Unrefereed Conference Posters

  1. H. Liu and V. Eliasson, "Modified geometrical shock dynamics applied to 2D blast wave focusing", UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering Research Expo, April 18, La Jolla, CA, 2019. Won Best Literature Review Award
  2. B.J. Katko, L. Zheng, B. Lawlor, C. McGuire, J. Zanteson and V. Eliasson, "Exploding wires and tracking shock wave properties in different confined states", UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering Research Expo, April 18, La Jolla, CA, 2019.
  3. R. Chavez and V. Eliasson, "Dynamic fracture of carbon fiber composites under marine conditions", UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering Research Expo, April 18, La Jolla, CA, 2019.
  4. V. Eliasson, "Soda bottle water rockets - a project students (seem to) like", American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 70th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 19-21, USA, 2017.
  5. S. Koumlis* and V. Eliasson, "Traumatic Brain Injury: Experimental Investigations," 6th USC AME PhD Student Poster Competition, September 11, 2015. First prize winner
  6. R. Miller**, C. Dougherty**, G. Khanolkar* and V. Eliasson, "The recreation of a unique shrimp’s mechanically induced cavitation bubble," 17th USC Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work, April 15, 2015. Honorary mention prize (3rd place)
  7. J. Hong**, M. Nguyen**, R. Welborn**, D. Wessing** and V. Eliasson, "Experimental investigation of passive shock wave mitigation using obstacle arrangements," 17th USC Undergraduate Symposium for for Scholarly and Creative Work, April 15, 2015
  8. K. Luong**, H. Homma** and V. Eliasson, "Effects of solid-fluid interaction on crack propagation of PMMA," 17th USC Undergraduate Symposium for for Scholarly and Creative Work, April 15, 2015
  9. X. Tao*, B. Colvert* and V. Eliasson, "Shock wave mitigation using Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluids," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 67th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, November 23-24, 2014, USA
  10. H. Liu*, R. Mazumdar* and V. Eliasson, "Shock interaction behind a pair of cylindrical obstacles," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 67th Annual Meeting, November 23-24, 2014, San Francisco, USA.
  11. M. Nguyen**, Q. Wan* and V. Eliasson, "Experimental Investigation of Passive Shock Wave Mitigation using Obstacle Arrangements," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 67th Annual Meeting, November 23-24, 2014, San Francisco, USA. First prize winner in Student Competition in the General Fluid Dynamics Category
  12. R. Miller**, C. Dougherty**, G. Khanolkar* and V. Eliasson, "The recreation of a unique shrimp’s mechanically induced cavitation bubble," American Physical Society, Division of Fluid Mechanics (APS/DFD) 67th Annual Meeting, November 23-24, 2014, San Francisco, USA. First prize winner in Student Competition in the Bio and Bio-inspired Category
  13. B. Colvert**, N. Foster**, T. Peaslee** and V. Eliasson, "Passive hydrodynamic blast mitigation in shock tubes," 16th USC Undergraduate Symposium for for Scholarly and Creative Work, April 16, 2014
  14. A. Schuetze-Coburn**, K. Luong**, O. Delpino Gonzales* and V. Eliasson, "Study of vinyl-ester resin under dynamic loading conditions," 16th USC Undergraduate Symposium for for Scholarly and Creative Work, April 16, 2014
  15. E. Lesnick**, M. Nguyen**, C. Hughes** and V. Eliasson, "The shock wave shield: utilizing logarithmic spiral geometry to mitigate shock waves," 16th USC Undergraduate Symposium for for Scholarly and Creative Work, April 16, 2014
  16. K. Luong**, O. Delpino Gonzales* and V. Eliasson, "Humidity level variation and soaking of PMMA study under loading condition," Ivy Plus Symposium, Cambridge MA, March 13-15, 2014
  17. G.R. Khanolkar* and V. Eliasson, "Deformation of an Iron-based bulk metallic glass at high strain-rates," 18th Biennial Intl. Conference of the American Physical Society (APS) Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter held in conjunction with the 24th Biennial Intl. Conference of the Intl. Association for the Advancement of High Pressure Science and Technology (AIRAPT), July 7-12, 2013, Seattle, WA
  18. E. Siryj**, A. Schuetze-Coburn** and V. Eliasson, "The effects of temperature on crack propagation," 15th USC Undergraduate Symposium for for Scholarly and Creative Work, May 1, 2013
  19. B. Colvert**, N. Foster** and V. Eliasson, "Shock wave propagation in and blast mitigation properties of fluid curtains," 15th USC Undergraduate Symposium for for Scholarly and Creative Work, May 1, 2013
  20. A. Gormley**, A. Winthrop**, K. Rees** and V. Eliasson, "Shock wave impact on an inclined liquid surface," 15th USC Undergraduate Symposium for for Scholarly and Creative Work, May 1, 2013
  21. S. Haghighat*, G. Khanolkar*, A.M. Hodge, V. Eliasson, "Quasi-static and dynamic deformation morphology of a Zirconium-based metallic glass," Los Angeles Chapter of ASM International, April 26, 2013. (Poster won 2nd Price in Graduate Division Contest.)
  22. C. Ticsay** and V. Eliasson, "The effects of cavitation due to pulses propagating through a fluid-filled crack", 14th USC Undergraduate Symposium for Scholarly and Creative Work, April 11, 2012
  23. E. Siryj**, T. Topping** and V. Eliasson, "The effects of fluid on crack propagation in polycarbonate", 14th USC Undergraduate Symposium for for Scholarly and Creative Work, April 11, 2012
  24. C. Ticsay** and V. Eliasson, "The effects of fluid on crack propagation in polycarbonate", 13th USC Undergraduate Symposium for for Scholarly and Creative Work, April 13, 2011
  25. V. Eliasson, W.D. Henshaw & D. Appelö, "On cylindrically converging shock waves shaped by obstacles", Euler Equations: 250 Years On — International Conference, 15 Aussois, France, August 2008

Invited Talks

  1. Springer/Nature Publising Young Investigator Lecture "From dynamic fracture to energy focusing — some shockingly fun stuff", V. Eliasson, Department of Aerospace Engineering, SEM Annual Conference and Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, Online, June 14-17, 2021.
  2. "From Shocks to Dynamic Fracture—how to hit things really hard", V. Eliasson, Mining Engineering Department, Colorado School of Mines, CO, October 14, 2020
  3. "Shock wave adventures", V. Eliasson, Department of Aerospace Engineering, San Diego State University, CA, Feb 14, 2020
  4. "Shock wave focusing to achieve high-energy concentration", V. Eliasson, 2019 Physics/Theoretical Colloquium, Los Alamos National Lab, New Mexico, Oct 3, 2019
  5. "Shock waves and impacts -- how to hit things really hard", V. Eliasson, Monash University, Australia, July 2, 2019
  6. "Shock wave adventures", V. Eliasson, Colorado School of Mines, CO, June 13, 2019
  7. "Shock wave focusing to achieve high energy concentration", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at the Mechanical Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins University, MD, March 7, 2019
  8. "Shock wave adventures: a look into using shock waves to focus energy ", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, Louisiana State University, LA, February 8, 2019
  9. "Experimental mechanics: from underwater shock focusing to dynamic fracture", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series in Solid Mechanics, Brown University, RI, May 7, 2018
  10. "From underwater shock focusing to dynamic fracture", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at GALCIT, California Institute of Technology, CA, January 13, 2017
  11. "Shock Waves and Impacts - how to hit things really hard", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at the Mechanical and Aerospace Department, University of California, San Diego, February 29, 2016
  12. "From underwater shock focusing to fracture propagation in polymers", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at Structural Engineering Department, University of California, San Diego, October 9, 2015
  13. "On the behavior of crack propagation in marine composites subjected to extreme conditions", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at Mechanical, Industrial & Systems Engineering Department, University of Rhode Island, RI, October 9, 2015
  14. "Shock Wave Adventures", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at Aerodynamics and Flow Mechanics Department, Technical University of Münich, Germany, July 7, 2015
  15. "The behavior of crack propagation in marine composites subjected to extreme conditions", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at Department of Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics, Drexel University, February 23, 2015, PA, USA
  16. "On the behavior of crack propagation in marine composites subjected to extreme conditions", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of South Carolina, December 4, 2014, SC, USA
  17. "Being a bird brain — what nature can teach us about repetitive concussion", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, University of California, San Diego, May 12, 2014, USA
  18. "Underwater shock focusing, composites and crack propagation", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, April 4, 2014, USA
  19. "Shock wave adventures: from underwater explosions to ballistic loading applications", V. Eliasson, Seminar Series at the Physics Department, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, USA, May 31, 2013
  20. "Underwater explosions and their effect on nearby marine structures", V. Eliasson, Thermo/Fluids Seminar Series at the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, May 17, 2013, USA
  21. "From Global Female STEM Pioneers to Shock Wave Research at USC," V. Eliasson, Invited talk in honor of Women’s History Month with the theme "Women Inspiring Innovation Through Imagination: Celebrating Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.", US Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles, March 18, 2013, USA
  22. "Shock wave adventures — from underwater explosions to brain injury," V. Eliasson, Seminar series of Center for Interdisciplinary Research in Fluid Physics (CIRF), University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), October 17, 2012, USA
  23. "Shock focusing in water," V. Eliasson, Seminar Series of Department of Aerospace Engineering at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), December 5, 2011, USA
  24. "Shock wave adventures," V. Eliasson, Seminar series of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California San Diego (UCSD), April 25, 2011, USA
  25. "Shock wave adventures," V. Eliasson, Seminar series of Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California (USC), April 6, 2011, USA
  26. "Shock wave adventures," V. Eliasson, University of Southern California — Women in Physics Conference, January 16, 2011, USA
  27. "Converging shocks in water and material effects," V. Eliasson, Seminar series of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, University of California Irvine (UCI), May 5, 2010, USA
  28. "Shock focusing in water," V. Eliasson, Aerospace Corporation, El Segundo, January 28, 2010, USA
  29. "On focusing of shock waves," V. Eliasson, Seminar series of Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California (USC), February 20, 2009, USA
  30. "Shock focusing in water," V. Eliasson, Institute for Shock Physics (ISP), Washington State University (WSU), February 3, 2009, Pullman, USA
  31. "Shock focusing in water," V. Eliasson, Seminar series of Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Southern California (USC), December 3, 2008, USA
  32. "Numerical simulations of converging shock waves," V. Eliasson, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), 2007, Stockholm, Sweden
  33. "On focusing of shock waves," V. Eliasson, University of California, San Francisco (USCF), 2007, San Francisco, USA
  34. "On focusing of strong shock waves in an annular shock tube," V. Eliasson, Colloquium at Graduate Aerospace Laboratories, California Institute of Technology, 2007, USA
  35. "Overture adventures," V. Eliasson, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, 2007, Berkeley, USA
  36. "Shock wave focusing," V. Eliasson, Mechanical Engineering, University of California, 2006, Berkeley, USA
  37. "On focusing of strong shock waves," V. Eliasson, Kyoto University, 2005, Japan

Contracts & Grants

Current

  1. LLNL, "DIW 3D printing," PIs: V. Eliasson and S. Seetharaman, Y2, October, 2021— September 30, 2022
  2. NSF, "MRI: Acquisition of a High Performance Data Acquisition System to Enable Experimental and Computational Research on the System Level Response of the Built Environment," Award number: 2020745, PI: L. Van Den Einde, Co-PIs: M. Morrison, V. Eliasson, J. Restrepo, J. Conte, total $607,704.00, July 10, 2020— Oct 9, 2021
  3. NSF Fluid Mechanics (CBET), "Shock wave focusing to achieve high energy concentration," Award number: CBET-1803592, (transferred to UCSD PI, so now a subcontract to Eliasson/Mines). PI: V. Eliasson, total $308,063.00, June 1, 2018— May 31, 2021

Completed

  1. LLNL, "DIW 3D printing," PIs: V. Eliasson and S. Seetharaman, Y1 $152,387.00, January 1, 2021— September 30, 2021
  2. National Research Council of Canada, "Shock Wave Effect on Damage of Protected Reinforced Concrete Structural Element Protected by Advanced Composites," CAD$20,000.00, PI: V. Eliasson, 2020
  3. AFRL, "A Method for Fast Determination of Shock Dynamics during 3D Shock Wave Focusing," Award number: FA8651-17-1-004, PI: V. Eliasson, total $156,869.00, June 15, 2017— June 14, 2018
  4. ONR Solid Mechanics Program, "Crack initiation and propagation in polymers subjected to impact loading under extreme conditions," Award number: N00014-16-1-3215, PI: V. Eliasson, total $180,000, September 2016—October 2019
  5. National Research Council of Canada, "State of the Art and Practice on Close-By and Attached Explosion Shock, Forces, Energy Wave Attack, and Structural Elements Response," CAD$30,000.00, PI: V. Eliasson, 2019
  6. USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Supplemental Research Grant,
    PI: V. Eliasson, total: $5,000. July 2015—June 2017
  7. USC Undergraduate Research Associates Program (URAP), "Crack initiation and propagation in polymers subjected to extreme environments,"
    PI: V. Eliasson, total $6,400, June 2015—May 2016
  8. NSF Fluid Mechanics (CBET), "Passive shock wave attenuation using shock-free surface interaction in combination with shock focusing techniques," Award number: CBET-143741,
    PI: V. Eliasson (Eliasson transferred the PI role to USC AME PRof. I Bermejo-Moreno), total $269,911, July 2014—June 2017
  9. NSF Mechanics of Materials (MoM), "Impact, Cavitation and Fracture of Polymers with Liquid-Filled Nucleation Sites," Award number: CMMI-1332840,
    PI: V. Eliasson (Eliasson transferred the PI role to USC AME Prof. I Bermejo-Moreno), total $310,644, Sept 2013—Aug 2016
  10. DTRA grant for "Synthesis and mechanical properties of next generation structural amorphous metals and their performance under ballistic impact," Award number: HDTRA1-11-1-0067
    PI: A. Hodge (USC), co-PIs: V. Eliasson, O. Graeve (University of California, San Diego). Total $1,050,000, ($393,832 Eliasson portion), Sept 2011—Sept 2015
  11. USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Supplemental Research Grant,
    PI: V. Eliasson, total: $2,500. July 2014—June 2015
  12. USC Undergraduate Research Associates Program (URAP), "Crack initiation and propagation in polymers subjected to extreme environments,"
    PI: V. Eliasson, total $7,500, June 2014—May 2015
  13. ONR Solid Mechanics Program, "Dynamic Response of Marine Composites Subjected to Impact Loading in Extreme Conditions," Award number: N000141310607, PI: V. Eliasson, total $120,000, June 2013—May 2016
  14. USC Viterbi School of Engineering — Junior Faculty Development Fund,
    PI: V. Eliasson, total: $2,500, Fiscal year 2014-2015
  15. USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Supplemental Research Grant,
    PI: V. Eliasson, total: $2,500, June 2013-May 2014
  16. USC Undergraduate Research Associates Program (URAP), "Temperature and seawater effects on crack propagation in polymers (year 3),"
    PI: V. Eliasson, total $6,400, June 2013-May 2014
  17. USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Supplemental Research Grant,
    PI: V. Eliasson, total: $2,500, June 2012-May 2013
  18. USC Undergraduate Research Associates Program (URAP), "Temperature and seawater effects on crack propagation in polymers (year 2),"
    PI: V. Eliasson, total $6,600, June 2012-May 2013
  19. USC VSoE Research Innovation Fund, "High-speed photography of fluids, liquids and solids—from underwater explosions to long jumps,"
    PI: V. Eliasson, total $10,000, Feb 17, 2012
  20. ONR MURI grant for "Mechanics and Mechanisms of Impulse Loading, Damage and Failure of Marine Structures and Materials,"
    PI: G. Ravichandran (Caltech), co-PIs: V. Eliasson, T. Colonius, J.E. Shepherd, K. Battacharya, M. Ortiz. ($180,000 Eliasson portion), Aug 2009-May 2012
  21. USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Supplemental Research Grant,
    PI: V. Eliasson, total: $2,500. June 2011-May 2012
  22. USC Undergraduate Research Associates Program (URAP), "Influence of water on head cracks in train rails,"
    PI: V. Eliasson, total $6,600, June 2011-May 2012
  23. USC Physical Sciences-Oncology Center’s—Pilot Project Award, "Multi-scale Complex Systems Transdisciplinary Analysis of Response to Therapy (MC-START),"
    PIs: D. Hillis and D. Agus, Satellite investigator: V. Eliasson (Eliasson’s portion $10,000)
  24. USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Supplemental Research Grant,
    PI: V. Eliasson, total: $2,500, June 2010-May 2011
  25. USC Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE) Supplemental Research Grant,
    PI: V. Eliasson, total: $2,500, June 2009-May 2010

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Current Post Doctoral Scholars (in alphabetical order)

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UCSD Senate Exam Committee Member

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UCSD Ph.D. Thesis Committee Member

Colorado School of Mines, Oral Qualifying Exam Committee Member

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