Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2014 Design and development of a test fixture and method for investigation of impact during pre-stressed compressionJournal of Testing and Evaluation.  42. 2014
2013 Compressively pre-stressed navy relevant laminated and sandwich composites subjected to ballistic impactSolid Mechanics and Its Applications.  192:151-176. 2013
2013 Processing and characterization of nanographene platelets modified phenolic resin as a precursor to carbon/carbon composites (part II)Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites.  32:955-963. 2013
2013 Processing and characterization of nanographene platelets modified phenolic resin as a precursor to carbon/carbon composites - Part iJournal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites.  32:585-592. 2013
2013 Nanographite-reinforced carbon/carbon compositesCarbon.  55:233-244. 2013
2013 Processing and characterization of continuous fibre tapes co-moulded with long fibre reinforced thermoplasticsPolymers and Polymer Composites.  21:483-494. 2013
2012 Advanced reinforced thermoplastic composites for mass transit and heavy truck applicationsInternational Journal of Vehicle Structures and Systems.  4:92-95. 2012
2010 Multifunctional Martian habitat composite material synthesized from in situ resourcesAdvances in Space Research.  46:582-592. 2010
2009 Rheological characterization of long fiber thermoplastics - Effect of temperature, fiber length and weight fractionComposites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing.  40:1515-1523. 2009
2009 The development of a multifunctional composite material for use in human space exploration beyond low-earth orbitJOM Journal of the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society.  61:23-31. 2009
2009 Effects of moisture and UV exposure on liquid molded carbon fabric reinforced nylon 6 composite laminatesComposites Science and Technology.  69:839-846. 2009
2009 Design and development of thermoplastic composite roof door for mass transit busMaterials and Design.  30:983-991. 2009
2008 Process simulation, design and manufacturing of a long fiber thermoplastic composite for mass transit applicationComposites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing.  39:1512-1521. 2008
2007 Thermoplastic composites for mass transit applicationsJec Composites.  44:39-41. 2007
2006 Impact and post-impact vibration response of protective metal foam composite sandwich platesMaterials Science and Engineering: A.  428:59-66. 2006
2005 Liquid molding of carbon fabric-reinforced nylon matrix composite laminatesJournal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials.  18:509-527. 2005
2004 Design and manufacture of woven reinforced glass/polypropylene composites for mass transit floor structureJournal of Composite Materials.  38:1949-1972. 2004
2003 Impact damage of partially foam-filled co-injected honeycomb core sandwich compositesJournal of Composite Materials.  37:611-626. 2003

Teaching Activities

  • MSE413 - Composite Materials (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE496 - MSE Honors Seminar (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE513 - Composite Materials (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE601 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE614 - Process Quality Engineering (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE701 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE714 - Process Quality Engineering (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE011 - Coop/Internship in MSE (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE610 - Adv. Mat'ls Manf. and App.Dev (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE790 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE011 - Coop/Internship in MSE (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE281 - Physical Materials I (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE281L - Physical Materials I Lab (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE496 - MSE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE601 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE701 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • MSE413 - Composite Materials (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE513 - Composite Materials (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE011 - Coop/Internship in MSE (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE610 - Adv. Mat'ls Manf. and App.Dev (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE790 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE011 - Coop/Internship in MSE (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • MSE011 - Coop/Internship in MSE (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE413 - Composite Materials (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE513 - Composite Materials (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE614 - Process Quality Engineering (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE714 - Process Quality Engineering (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE690 - Special Topics In (Area) (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE699 - Thesis Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE790 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE011 - Coop/Internship in MSE (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE011 - Coop/Internship in MSE (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE350 - Intro to Materials (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE496 - MSE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE601 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE701 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE791 - Individual Study in (Area) (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • MSE011 - Coop/Internship in MSE (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE462 - Composites Manufacturing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE562 - Composites Manufacturing (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE690 - Special Topics In (Area) (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE790 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE011 - Coop/Internship in MSE (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE011 - Coop/Internship in MSE (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE496 - MSE Honors Seminar (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE497 - MSE Honors Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE601 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE701 - Materials Science and Engr Sem (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • MSE011 - Coop/Internship in MSE (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE462 - Composites Manufacturing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE497 - MSE Honors Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE562 - Composites Manufacturing (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE281 - Physical Materials I (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE281L - Physical Materials I Lab (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE350 - Intro to Materials (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE497 - MSE Honors Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • ME498 - Capstone Design Project I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE497 - MSE Honors Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE498 - Capstone Design Project I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE490 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE590 - Special Topics in (Area) (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE350 - Intro to Materials (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE497 - MSE Honors Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • MSE497 - MSE Honors Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • MSE699 - Thesis Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • MSE714 - Process Quality Engineering (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • MSE699 - Thesis Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • MSE350 - Intro to Materials (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • MSE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • ME498 - Capstone Design Project I (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE498 - Capstone Design Project I (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE699 - Thesis Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE350 - Intro to Materials (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE614 - Process Quality Engineering (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE714 - Process Quality Engineering (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • MSE401 - Materials Processing (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • MSE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • MSE281 - Physical Materials I (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • MSE281L - Physical Materials I Lab (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • MSE699 - Thesis Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • MSE799 - Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • MSE350 - Intro to Materials (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • MSE401 - Materials Processing (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE501 - Materials Processing (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE614 - Process Quality Engineering (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE714 - Process Quality Engineering (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE281L - Physical Materials I Lab (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE281 - Physical Materials I (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE281L - Physical Materials I Lab (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE350 - Intro to Materials (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE699 - Thesis Research (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • MSE401 - Materials Processing (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • MSE501 - Materials Processing (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • MSE281L - Physical Materials I Lab (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • MSE350 - Intro to Materials (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Summer Term 2009) 2009
  • MSE281L - Physical Materials I Lab (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • MSE698 - Non-Thesis Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • MSE798 - Non-Dissertation Research (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • MSE401 - Materials Processing (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • MSE501 - Materials Processing (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • MSE281L - Physical Materials I Lab (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • MSE350 - Intro to Materials (Summer Term 2008) 2008
  • MSE281L - Physical Materials I Lab (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Engineering, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2005
  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University 1999
  • Full Name

  • Selvum Pillay