Advanced Materials and Mechanics Laboratory

Prof. Samantha Daly

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Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, 2007 California Institute of Technology
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, 2002 California Institute of Technology
  • B.E., Mechanical Engineering modified with Mathematics, 2001 Dartmouth College
  • B.A., Mechanical Engineering, 2001 Dartmouth College

Experience

  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2014 - Present (courtesy appointment in MSE)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, 2011 - Present
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2008 - Present

Awards

  • Mechanical Engineering Department Achievement Award, University of Michigan, 2014.
  • 1938E Award, University of Michigan, 2014.
  • Best Paper of the Year, International Journal of Solids and Structures, 2014 (for Best Paper published in IJSS in 2013).
  • Journal of Strain Analysis (JSA) Young Investigator Lecturer, Society of Experimental Mechanics, 2014.
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2013.
  • Robert Caddell Memorial Materials and Manufacturing Award (with Adam Kammers), The University of Michigan, 2013.
  • M. Hetényi Award, Society of Experimental Mechanics, 2013 (for Best Paper published in Experimental Mechanics in 2011).
  • Young Investigator Award (YIP), Air Force Office of Scientific Research, 2012.
  • Orr Award for Early Career Excellence in Fatigue, Fracture, and Creep, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2011.
  • Early Career Research Program Award, Office of Basic Energy Sciences, Department of Energy Office of Science, 2010.
  • Alumni Day Seminar Speaker, California Institute of Technology, 2007.
  • Everhart Award, California Institute of Technology, 2007.
  • Charles D. Babcock Award, California Institute of Technology, 2007.

Teaching

  • Theory of Solid Continua (MechEng 511)
  • Experimental Methods in Solids (MechEng 599)
  • Mechanics of Materials (MechEng 382)
  • Theory of Plasticity (MechEng 519)