Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Björn Kiefer, Ph.D.

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Björn Kiefer, Ph. D.

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Björn Kiefer, Ph.D.


Professor für "Technische Mechanik - Festkörpermechanik"

09596 Freiberg, Lampadiusstr. 4, Weisbachbau, Zimmer 128

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Professional Experience

2016-presentFull Professor for Applied Mechanics - Solid Mechanics, Institute of Mechanics and Fluiddynamics, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany
03/2018Invited Professor, ENSAM - Arts et Métiers ParisTech, Campus Metz, Laboratoire d'Etude des Microstructures et de Mécanique des Materiaux (LEM3), Metz, France
2010-2016Juniorprofessor for the Mechanics of Functional Materials, Institute of Mechanics, TU Dortmund, Germany
02/2012Invited Professor, Université Henri Poincaré, Nancy I, Ecole Supérieure des Sciences et Technologies de l'Ingénieur de Nancy (ESSTIN), France
2007-2010Akademischer Rat (Postdoctoral Research Fellow), Institut für Mechanik (Bauwesen), Lehrstuhl I, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
2002-2006Graduate Assistant Research, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA

Education

2002-2006Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Texas A&M University, USA
Dissertation: A Phenomenological Constitutive Model for Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys
Advisor: Dr. Dimitris C. Lagoudas
1996-2001Diplom Mechanical Engineering/Applied Mechanics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Thesis: Revisit and Characterization of a Thermomechanically Coupled Constitutive for the Description of Polycrystalline Shape Memory Alloys
Advisor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Otto T. Bruhns

Honors & Awards

2011Selection for the Global Young Faculty Program, Mercator Research Center Ruhr
2010Selection for the 1. Brazilian-German Frontiers of Science and Technology Symposium (BRAGFOST 2010), Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2007Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Doctoral Research, Texas A&M University
20061st Place SPIE/ASME Best Student Paper Presentation Contest
2006Induction into the Pinnacle Academic Honor Society
2003Induction into the Academic Honor Society Phi Kappa Phi
1999DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship for Foreign Studies at Texas A&M University

Teaching

TU Bergakademie Freiberg:

Kontinuumsmechanik (Continuum Mechanics)SS 2017, SS 2018, SS 2019, SS 2020
PlasticityWS 2018/19, WS 2019/20
Technische Mechanik A (Statics)WS 2016/17, WS 2017/18, WS 2018/19,
WS 2019/2020
Technische Mechanik B (Strength of Materials)

WS 2016/17, SS 2017,
WS 2017/18, SS 2018,
WS 2018/19, SS 2019,
WS 2019/20, SS 2020

Werkstoffmechanik (Mechanics of Materials)WS 2016/17, WS 2017/18

TU Dortmund:

Methode der Finiten Elemente II (The Finite Element Method II)SS 2016
Mechanik C (Dynamics)WS 2015/16
Materialtheorie (Introduction to Theory of Materials)SS 2015

Mechanik/Technische Mechanik (Mechanics/Engineering Mechancis)

WS 2012/13
Parameteridentifikation (Parameter Identification)SS 2012, SS 2013, SS 2014, SS 2015
Advanced Computational Material Modeling and Simulation IISS 2011
Maschinendynamik (Machine Dynamics)WS 2010/11, WS 2011/12, WS 2012/13, WS 2013/14, WS 2014/15

Universität Stuttgart:

Selected Topics in the Theories of Plasticity and ViscoelasticitySS 2009, SS 2007
Baudynamik (Dynamics of Civil Engineering Structures)WS 2008/09
Höhere Mechanik Ib: Schwingungslehre (Vibrations)SS 2008
Methoden der Parameteridentifikation und Experimentellen Mechanik (Methods of Parameter Identification and Experimental Mechanics)WS 2007/08, WS 2009/10

Short Courses/ Summer Schools:

An Introduction to the Mechanics of Functional Materials with a Particular Focus on Shape Memory Alloys, COMMAS Summer School, Universität Stuttgart10/2010
An Introduction to the Modeling of Microstructure Evolution in Magnetizable Solids, DFG-FOR 1509 Summer School Modeling, Hischegg, Austria07/2013

Funded Research Projects

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Research Interests

  • Continuum Mechanics with Geometrical and Physical Nonlinearities
  • Constitutive Modeling of Active and Multifunctional Materials
  • Electro-Magneto-Mechanical Coupling Phenomena in Solids
  • Computational Mechanics of Coupled Problems
  • Micromechanics and Multi-Scale Modeling
  • Coupling of Constitutive Mechanics (Phase Transformations, Plastiticy, Damage)
  • Modeling of Damage, Fracture and Fatique
  • Experimental Mechanics (Materials Characterization)

Professional Activities

  • Reviewer: Acta Mater., Acta Mech., Adv. Eng. Mater., Adv. Model. Simul. Eng. Sci., Appl. Math. Model., Arch. Appl. Mech., Comput. Appl. Math., Comput. Mech., Contin. Mech. Thermodyn., Eur. J. Mech. A Solids, GAMM-Mitteilungen, Int. J. Multiscale Com., Int. J. Nonlin. Sci. Num., Int. J. Solids Struct., J. Alloys Compd., J. Eng. Mater.-T. ASME, JIMSS, JMMM, JMPS, J. Supercond. Novel Magn., Materials, Mater. Des., Mater. Res. Express, Mater. Sci. Eng. A, Math. Probl. Eng., Mecchanica, Mech. Mater., Philos. Mag., PAMM, Proc. R. Soc. A, Prod. Eng., Sci. Rep., Smart Mater. Struct.
  • Elected Member of the Adaptive Structures and Material Systems Branch (formerly Technical Committee), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) – Aerospace Division
  • Elected Member, Technical Committee Adaptive Systems Dynamics and Controls, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) – Aerospace Division, Adaptive Structures and Material Systems Branch

·        Research Publications

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I. Guest Editor

  1. Kiefer, B., Marschner, U. and Mahmoodi, N., 2017. Special Issue: ASME 2015 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Symposium on Modeling, Simulation and Control, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 28(16) 2206–2207, doi:10.1177/1045389X17730237.
  2. Keip, M.-A., Kiefer, B., Schröder, J. and Linder, C., 2016. Special Issue: Phase Field Approaches to Fracture, Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering 312(1-2), doi:10.1016/j.cma.2016.09.042.
  3. Koo, J.-H., Kiefer, B. and Marschner, U., 2016. Special Issue: ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Symposium on Modeling, Simulation and Control, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 27(14).
  4. Schröder, J., Lupascu, D. C., Kiefer, B. and Keip, M.-A., 2015. Topical Issue: Ferroic Functional Materials, GAMM-Mitteilungen 38(1).
  5. Dragoni, E., Kiefer, B. and Koo, J.-H, 2015. Special Issue: ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Symposium on Modeling, Simulation and Control, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 26(6).

 II. Book Chapters

  1. Prüger, S. and Kiefer, B., 2020. Towards the Crystal Plasticity Based Modeling of TRIP-Steels — From Material Point to Structural Simulations. In: Biermann, H., Aneziris C. G. (Editors) Austenitic TRIP/TWIP Steels and Steel-Zirconia Composites — Design of Tough, Transformation-Strengthened Composites and Structures, Springer Series in Materials Science, vol. 298, chapter 24, 793-823, Springer International Publishing, Cham.
  2. Kiefer, B., Lagoudas, D. C., 2008. Modeling of Magnetic SMA. In: Lagoudas, D.C. (Editor), Introduction to Modeling and Engineering Applications of Shape Memory Alloys, Springer-Verlag, New York.

III. Refereed Journal Publications (Peer Reviewed)

  1. Prüger, S. and Kiefer, B., 2020. A Comparative Study of Integration Algorithms for Finite Single Crystal (Visco-)Plasticity, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, doi: 10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2020.105740.
  2. Qayyum, F., Guk, S., Prüger, S., Schmidtchen, M., Saenko, I., Kiefer, B., Kawalla, R. and Prahl, U., 2020. Investigating the Local Deformation and Transformation Behavior of Sintered X3CrMnNi16-7-6 TRIP Steel Using a Tuned Crystal Plasticity-Based Numerical Simulation Model, Zeitschrift für Metallkunde: International Journal of Materials Research 111 (5) 392-404, doi.org/10.3139/146.111900.
  3. Abendroth, M., Hütter, G., Settgast, C. Malik, A., Kiefer, B. and Kuna, M., 2020. A Hybrid Approach to Describe the Elastic-Plastic Deformation Behavior of Porous Media Including Damage Effects, Technische Mechanik 40(1), 5-14.
  4. Benaarbia, A., Chatzigeorgiou, G., Kiefer, B. and Meraghni, F., 2019. A Fully Coupled Thermo-Viscoelastic-Viscoplastic-Damage Framework to Study the Cyclic Variability of the Taylor-Quinney Coefficient for Semi-Crystalline Polymers, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 163, 105128, doi:10.1016/j.ijmecsci.2019.105128.
  5. Bartel, T. Kiefer, B., Buckmann, K. and Menzel, A., 2020. An Energy-Relaxation-Based Framework for the Modelling of Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys — Simulation of Key Response Features Under Homogeneous Loading Conditions, International Journal of Solids and Structures 182-183,162-178, doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2019.07.016.
  6. Buckmann, K., Kiefer, B., Bartel, T. and Menzel, A., 2019. Simulation of Magnetised Microstructure Evolution Based on a Micromagnetics-Inspired FE-Framework: Application to Magnetic Shape Memory Behavior, Archive of Applied Mechanics, 89(6), 1085-1102, doi:10.1007/s00419-018-1482-7.
  7. Bartel, T., Schulte, R., Menzel, A., Kiefer, B. and Svendsen, B., 2019. Investigations on Enhanced Fischer-Burmeister NCP Functions — Application to a Rate-Dependent Model for Ferroelectrics, Archive of Applied Mechanics, 89(6), 995-1010, doi:10.1007/s00419-018-1466-7.
  8. Zielke, H., Abendroth, M., Kuna, M. and Kiefer, B., 2018. Determining the Fracture Toughness of Ceramic Filter Materials Using the Miniaturized Chevron-Notched Beam Method at High Temperature, Ceramics International 44(12), 13986-13993, doi:10.1016/j.ceramint.2018.04.248
  9. Hartl, D. J., Kiefer, B., Schulte, R. and Menzel, A., 2018. Computationally-Efficient Modeling of Inelastic Single Crystal Responses via Anisotropic Yield Surfaces: Applications to Shape Memory Alloys, International Journal of Solids and Structures 136-137, 38-59, doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2017.12.002.
  10. Kiefer, B., Waffenschmidt, T., Sprave, L. and Menzel, A., 2018. A Gradient-Enhanced Damage Model Coupled to Plasticity ― Multi-Surface Formulation and Algorithmic Concepts, International Journal of Damage Mechanics, 27(2),253-295, doi:10.1177/1056789516676306.
  11. Kiefer, B., Furlan, T. and Mosler, J., 2017. A Numerical Convergence Study Regarding Homogenization Assumptions in Phase Field Modeling, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, 112(9), 1097-1128, doi:10.1002/nme.5547.
  12. Ehlers, W., Govindjee, S., Keip, M.-A., Kiefer, B., Linder, C., Schröder, J., 2017. In Memoriam of Christian Miehe, Mechanics Research Communications 80, 3, doi:10.1016/j.mechrescom.2017.02.001.
  13. Haldar, K., Kiefer, B. and Menzel, A., 2016. Finite Element Simulation of Rate-Dependent Magneto-Active Polymer Response, Smart Materials and Structures 25(10), 104003.
  14. Peraza Hernandez, E. A., Kiefer, B., Hartl, D. J., Menzel, A. and Lagoudas, D. C., 2015. Analytical Investigation of Structurally Stable Configurations in Shape Memory Alloy-Actuated Plates, International Journal of Solids and Structures 69-70, 442-458.
  15. Potdar, B., Graff, S. and Kiefer, B., 2015. Numerical Analysis and Experimental Validation of the Thermomechanical Flow Behaviour of the Hot Stamping Steel MBW 1500, Key Engineering Materials 639, 213-220.
  16. Schröder, J., Labusch, M., Keip, M.-A., Kiefer, B., Brands, D. and Lupascu, D. C., 2015. Computation of Magneto-Electric Product Properties for 0-3 Composites, GAMM-Mitteilungen 38(1), 8-24.
  17. Kiefer, B., Buckmann, K. and Bartel, T., 2015. Numerical Energy Relaxation to Model Microstructure Evolution in Functional Magnetic Materials, GAMM-Mitteilungen 38(1), 171-195.
  18. Potdar, B., Graff, S., Kiefer, B. and Merklein, M., 2014. Inverse Optimisation to Identify the Viscothermoplastic Behaviour of Manganese-Boron Steels for the Simulation of Hot Stamping, Steel Grips, DOI 10.5161/STEEL/2014/sg14005.
  19. Bartel, T., Kiefer, B., Buckmann, K. and Menzel, A., 2015. A Kinematically-Enhanced Relaxation Scheme for the Modeling of Displacive Phase Transformations, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 26(6), 701-717.
  20. Jarali, C. S., Basavaraddi, S. R., Kiefer, B., Pilli, S. C. and Lu. C., 2014. Modeling of the Effective Elastic Properties of Multifunctional Carbon Nanocomposites Due to Agglomeration of Straight Circular Carbon Nanotubes in a Polymer Matrix, Journal of Applied Mechanics 81(2), 021010.
  21. Kiefer, B., Bartel, T. and Menzel, A., 2012. Implementation of Numerical Integration Schemes for the Simulation of Magnetic SMA Constitutive Response, Smart Materials and Structures 21(9), 094007.
  22. Haldar, K., Kiefer, B. and Lagoudas, D. C., 2011. FE-Analysis of the Demagnetization Effect and Stress Inhomogeneities in MSMA Samples. Philosophical Magazine 91(32), 4126-4157.
  23. Jarali, C. S., Raja, S. and Kiefer, B., 2011. Modelling the Effective Properties and Thermomechanical Behaviour of SMA-SMP Multifunctional Composite Laminates. Polymer Composites 32(6), 910-927.
  24. Miehe, C., Rosato, D. and Kiefer, B., 2011. Variational Principles in Dissipative Electro-Magneto-Mechanics: A Framework for the Macro-Modeling of Functional Materials. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 86(10), 1225-1276.
  25. Miehe, C., Kiefer, B. and Rosato, D., 2011. An Incremental Variational Formulation of Dissipative Magnetostriction at the Macroscopic Continuum Level. International Journal of Solids and Structures 48(13), 1846-1866.
  26. Kiefer, B. and Lagoudas, D. C., 2009. Modeling the Coupled Strain and Magnetization Response of Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys under Magnetomechanical Loading Paths. Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures 20, 143-170.
  27. Kiefer, B. and Lagoudas, D. C., 2008. Modeling of the Variant Reorientation in Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys under Complex Magnetomechanical Loading, Material Science & Engineering A 481-482, 339-342.
  28. Kiefer, B., Karaca, H. E., Lagoudas, D. C. and Karaman, I., 2007. Characterization and Modeling of the Magnetic Field-Induced Strain and Work Output in Ni2MnGa Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys. Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials 312(1), 164-175.
  29. Kiefer, B. and Lagoudas, D. C., 2005. Magnetic Field-Induced Martensitic Variant Reorientation in Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys. Philosophical Magazine Special Issue: Recent Advances in Theoretical Mechanics 85(33-35), 4289-4329.

IV. Papers in Conference Proceedings (Peer Reviewed and Non-Peer Reviewed)

  1. Selent, M., Abendroth, M., Kuna, M. and Kiefer, B., 2020. Experimentelle und numerische Untersuchungen zum Kriechverhalten des warmfesten Chromstahls X10CrMoVNb9-1 mittels Small Punch Test. DVM-Bericht, 52. Tagung des DVM-Arbeitskreises Bruchvorgänge, 2020.
  2. Roth, S., Kuna, M. and Kiefer, B., 2019. Simulation of Fatigue with Cyclic Cohesive Zone Models, Proceedings of the 8th GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics for Young Scientists from Academia and Industry, 2019.
  3. Prüger, S. and Kiefer, B., 2019. On the Robustness of Stress Integration Algorithms for Finite Single Crystal (Visco)-Plasticity, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 19(1), doi: 10.1002/pamm.201900129.
  4. Chemisky, Y., Kiefer, B., Chatzigeorgiou, G., and Meraghni, F., 2019. Modélisation numérique de la thermomécanique des mécanismes dissipatifs simultanés, Proceedings of CSMA 2019, 14ème Colloque National en Calcul des Structures.
  5. Roth, S. and Kiefer, B., 2019. Simulation von Ermüdungsrissausbreitung mit einem zyklischen Kohäsivzonenmodell unter Nutzung einer Phasenfeldmodellierung, DVM-Bericht, 51. Tagung des DVM-Arbeitskreises Bruchvorgänge, 2019.
  6. Bartel, T., Kiefer, B., Buckmann, K. and Menzel, A., 2018. A Finite-Element Framework for the Modelling and Simulation of Phase Transforming Magnetic Solids Using Energy Relaxation Concepts, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 18(1), doi: 10.1002/pamm.201800415
  7. Schulte, R., Bartel, T., Menzel, A., Kiefer, B. and Svendsen, B., 2018. Investigations on Different Fischer-Burmeister Functions Applied to the Modelling of Ferroelectrics, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 18(1), doi: 10.1002/pamm.201800331
  8. Kiefer, B., Hein, J., Abendroth, M., Biermann, H., Henkel, S., Niendorf, T., Krooß, P. and Chemisky, Y., 2018. On the Potential of Using the Small Punch Test for the Characterization of SMA Behavior Under Multi-Axial Loading Conditions, Proceedings of the ASME 2018 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), vol. 1, paper 7973.
  9. Selent, M., Abendroth, M., Kuna, M. and Kiefer, B., 2018. Experimental Investigations on the Failure of a Coating-Substrate Compound by Means of the C-Specimen Concept and the Small Punch Test, Proceedings of the 5th International Small Sample Test Techniques (SSTT) Conference 2018, 312-320.
  10. Kiefer, B. and Bartel, T., 2017. On Variationally-Consistent Homogenization Approaches in Multi-Phase Magnetic Solids, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 17(1), 517-518.
  11. Bartel, T., Kiefer, B., Buckmann, K. and Menzel, A., 2017. Towards a Micromagnetics-Inspired Framework for the Modelling of Variant Switching in Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 17(1), 399-400.
  12. Sprave, L. and Kiefer, B. and Menzel, A, 2016. Computational Aspects of Transient Diffusion-Driven Swelling, Proceedings (extended abstract) of the 29th Nordic Seminar on Computational Mechanics, 1-4.
  13. Kiefer, B., Waffenschmidt, T., Sprave, L. and Menzel, A., 2016. A Comparison of Algorithmic Approaches to Damage-Plasticity Modeling in the Context of Gradient-Enhancement, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 16(1), 147-148.
  14. Buckmann, K., Kiefer, B., Bartel, T. and Menzel, A., 2016. Towards the Embedding of Relaxation-based Magnetostriction Models into a Micromagnetically-Motivated Finite Element Framework, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 16(1), 433-434.
  15. Kiefer, B., Haldar, K. and Menzel, A., 2015. Modeling, Simulation and Parameter Identification for Rate-Dependent Magnetoactive Polymer Response, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 15(1), 395-396.
  16. Buckmann, K., Kiefer, B., Bartel, T. and Menzel, A., 2015. Rank-One Convexification Approach for the Modeling of Magnetic Shape Memory Response, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 15(1), 311-312.
  17. Dusthakar, D. K., Bartel, T., Kiefer, B., Menzel, A. and Svendsen, B., 2014. Rate-Dependent Laminate-Based Approach for Modelling of Ferroelectric Single Crystals, Proceedings of the 5th International congress on Computational Mechanics and Simulation (ICCMS), 1324-1336.
  18. Potdar, B., Graff, S., Kiefer, B., and Merklein, M., 2014. Numerical Analysis and Experimental Validation of the Flow Behaviour of Manganese-Boron Steel at Elevated Temperatures, Proceedings of the Forming Technology Forum 2014.
  19. Kiefer, B., Buckmann, K., Bartel, T. and Menzel, A., 2014. Modeling of Single Crystal Magnetostriction Based on Numerical Energy Relaxation Techniques, Proceedings of the ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), paper 7436.
  20. Labusch, M., Keip, M.-A., Kiefer, B. and Schröder, J., 2014. Computation of Effective Non-linear Inelastic Properties of Magnetostrictive Composites, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 14(1), 559-560.
  21. Haldar, K., Kiefer, B. and Menzel, A., 2014. Modeling and Simulation of Rate-Dependent Magneto-Active Polymers, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 14(1), 401-401.
  22. Buckmann, K., Kiefer, B., Bartel, T. and Menzel, A., 2014. Modeling of Single Crystal Magnetostriction Based on Numerical Energy Relaxation Techniques, Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 14(1), 399-400.
  23. Kiefer, B., Bartel, T. and Buckmann, K., 2014, Modeling of Single Crystal Magnetostriction Based on Numerical Energy Relaxation Techniques, Proceedings (extended abstract) of the 2nd Seminar on the Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials, Report No. 12, Institute of Mechanics, University of Duisburg-Essen, 7-10.
  24. Haldar, K., Kiefer, B. and Menzel, A., 2014. Constitutive Modeling of Magneto-Viscous Polymers, Proceedings (extended abstract) of the 14th Pan-American Congress of Applied Mechanics (PACAM XIV).
  25. Labusch, M., Keip, M.-A., Kiefer, B. and Schröder, J., 2014. Computation of the Effective Magnetostrictive Coeffcient of Magneto-mechanically Coupled Composites, Proceedings of 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XI), paper 3803.
  26. Bartel, T., Buckmann, K., Kiefer, B. and Menzel, A., 2013. An Advanced Energy Relaxation Scheme for the Modeling of Displacive Phase Transformations, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), paper 3041.
  27. LaMaster, D., Feigenbaum, H. P., Kiefer, B., Ciocanel, C. and Nelson, I., 2013. Thermodynamics-Based Model for Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys, Proceedings (extended abstract) of the 4th International Conference on Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys (ICFSMA) 2013.
  28. Hartl, D. J., Kiefer, B. and Menzel, A., 2013. Modeling Shape Memory Alloy Single Crystalline Responses Using an Anisotropic Yield Surface, TMS 2013 Supplemental Proceedings, 975-986.
  29. Lagoudas, D. C., Kiefer, B. and Haldar, K., 2009. Magnetic Field-Induced Reversible Phase Transformation in Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys. Proceedings of SPIE: Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional Materials and Composites, 7289.
  30. Kiefer, B., Rosato, D. and Miehe, C., 2009. Geometrical Aspects of the Incorporation of Free Space in Magnetomechanics at Finite Strains. Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 9(1), 389-390.
  31. Lagoudas, D. C., Kiefer, B. and Haldar, K., 2008. Magneto-Mechanical Finite Element Analysis of Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys with Body Force and Body Couple. Proceedings of ASME, Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems 2008, paper SMASIS08-533, 1-10.
  32. Kiefer, B., Rosato, D. and Miehe, C., 2008. Finite Element Analysis of General Magnetomechanical Coupling Phenomena. Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 8(1), 10505-10506.
  33. Kiefer, B., Rosato, D. and Miehe, C., 2008. Modeling and Computational Analysis of Materials Exhibiting Intrinsic Magnetomechanical Coupling. Proceedings of SPIE: Behavior and Mechanics of Multifunctional and Composite Materials, 6929, 692920-1-12.
  34. Kiefer, B., Rosato, D. and Miehe, C., 2007. On the Modeling of Thermo-Electro-Magneto-Mechanical Solids at Finite Strains. Proceedings in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics 7(1), 4070025-4070026.
  35. Lagoudas, D. C. Kiefer, B. and Broederdorf, A. J., 2007. Constitutive Modeling of Magnetic Shape Memory Alloys with Magneto-Mechanical Coupling. Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Advanced Composites (COMP07), paper COMP07-033, 1-8.
  36. Lagoudas, D. C., Kiefer, B. and Broederdorf, A. J., 2006. Accurate Interpretation of Magnetic Shape Memory Alloy Experiments Utilizing Coupled Magnetostatic Analysis. Proceedings of ASME, International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 2006, paper IMECE2006-15296, 311-321.
  37. Kiefer, B. and Lagoudas, D. C., 2006. Modeling of the Stress- and Magnetic Field-Induced Variant Reorientation in MSMAs. Proceedings of AIAA 47th AIAA Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, paper 1766, 1-15.
  38. Kiefer, B. and Lagoudas, D. C., 2006. Application of a Magnetic SMA Constitutive Model in the Analysis of Magnetomechanical Boundary Value Problems. Proceedings of SPIE, Smart Structures and Materials, 6170, 330-341.
  39. Kiefer, B. and Lagoudas, D. C., 2005. Modeling of the Magnetic Field-Induced Martensitic Variant Reorientation and the Associated Magnetic Shape Memory Effect in MSMAs. Proceedings of SPIE, Smart Structures and Materials, 5761, 454-465.
  40. Kiefer, B. and Lagoudas, D. C., 2004. Phenomenological Modeling of Ferromagnetic Shape Memory Alloys. Proceedings of SPIE, Smart Structures and Materials, 5387, 164-176.


Research Presentations

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Conference, Seminar and Symposium Organization:

  • Section 3: Damage and Fracture Mechanics, 91st GAMM Annual Meeting 2020, Kassel, 16.-20. March 2020 (with M. Kästner, TU Dresden).
  • Symposium 1: Development and Characterization of Multifunctional Materials, ASME 2019, Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Louisville, KY, USA, 09.-11. September 2019 (with C. Ciocanel, Northern Arizona University and Ji Su, NASA).
  • Minisymposium 1106: Computational Mechanics for Smart Materials: Modeling, Simulation and Experimental Validation, 15th US National Congress on Computational Mechanics, Austin, TX, USA, 28 July-1 August, 2019 (with A. Ricoeur, S. Lange, University of Kassel).
  • DGM-Fortbildungsseminar: Bruchmechanische Berechnungsmethoden, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, 13.-15. März 2019 (with M. Kuna, U. Zerbst und P. Hübner).
  • Minisymposium: Smart Materials Across the Scales: Modeling, Experiment and Simulation, 13th World Congress on Computational Mechanics, New York City, USA, 22-27 July, 2018 (with A. Ricoeur, S. Lange, University of Kassel; M.-A. Keip, University of Stuttgart)
  • DGM-Fortbildungsseminar: Bruchmechanische Berechnungsmethoden, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, 14.-16. März 2018 (with M. Kuna, U. Zerbst und P. Hübner).
  • Section 3: Damage and Fracture Mechanics, 89th GAMM Annual Meeting 2018, Munich, Germany, 19-23 March, 2018 (with C. Linder, Stanford University)
  • 3rd Seminar on Ferroic Functional Materials & 13th International Workshop on Direct and Inverse Problems in Piezoelectricity, Kassel, Germany, 4-6 October, 2017 (with A. Ricoeur, University of Kassel)
  • Symposium 3: Modeling, Dynamics, and Control of Adaptive Systems, ASME 2015 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 21-23 September, 2015 (with co-chair U. Marschner, TU Dresden)
  • Best Student Paper Competition, ASME 2015 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Colorado Springs, CO, USA, 21-23 September, 2015 (with chair H. Feigenbaum, Northern Arizona University, USA)
  • Minisymposium: Multi-scale Modeling of Ferroic Functional Materials, 86. GAMM Annual Meeting, Lecce, Italy, 23-27 March, 2015 (with M.-A. Keip, University of Stuttgart, J. Schröder, University of Duisburg-Essen, and B. Svendsen, RWTH Aachen)
  • Best Student Paper Competition, ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Newport, RI, USA, 15-17 September, 2014
  • Symposium 3: Modeling, Dynamics, and Control of Adaptive Systems, ASME 2014 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems, Newport, RI, USA, 15-17 September 2014 (chair J.-H. Koo, Miami University, USA, co-chair U. Marschner, TU Dresden)
  • Best Student Paper Competition, ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), Salt Lake City, NV, USA, 19-21 September, 2013 (with co-chair H. Feigenbaum, Northern Arizona University, USA)
  • Symposium 3: Modeling, Dynamics, and Control of Adaptive Systems, ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), Snowbird, NV, USA, 19-21 September, 2013 (with chair E. Dragoni, Università degli studi di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy, co-chair J.-H. Koo, Miami University, USA)
  • Symposium: Anreizsysteme - Eine Möglichkeit zur Verbesserung der Lehre?, Ruhr Universität Bochum, 4 December, 2012 (with GYF-AG Lehren und Lernen im Hochschulraum Ruhr)
  • 1st Seminar on Ferroic Functional Materials, TU Dortmund, 21-22 November, 2012 (with A. Menzel and T. Bartel, TU Dortmund)
  • Minisymposium: Computational Modeling of Electromagnetic Functional Materials, 4. GACM Colloquium on Computational Mechanics, Dresden, Germany, 31 August-2 September, 2011 (with D. Rosato, University of Stuttgart)
  • Section 8: Multiscales and Homogenization, GAMM Annual Meeting 2009, Gdansk, Poland, 9-13 February, 2009 (with S. Stupkiewicz, Institute of Fundamental Technological Research (IPPT), Warsaw, Poland)
  • 2. GAMM-Seminar on Multiscale Material Modeling, University of Stuttgart, 11-12 July, 2008 (with C. Miehe, University of Stuttgart