Mechanical Engineering

Dr. Steven Anton

Steven Anton Image Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering
ABOUT

INTERESTS

  • Dynamic Response of Smart Material Systems
  • Energy Harvesting
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Piezoelectrics
  • Structural Dynamics
  • Vibrations
  • Modal Analysis

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2011
  • M.S. (Mechanical Engineering), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2008
  • B.S. (Mechanical Engineering), Michigan Technological University, 2006

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  1. Ray, C.A. and Anton, S.R., 2016, Multilayer Piezoelectret Foam Stack for Vibration Energy Harvesting, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, accepted for publication.
  2. Kettle, R.A., Dick, A.J., Dodson, J.C., Foley, J.R., and Anton, S.R., 2016, Real-Time State Detection in Highly Dynamic Systems, Proc. SEM IMAC, (9 pp.).
  3. Anton, S. R., Erturk, A., and Farinholt, K. M., 2014, Piezoelectret Foam-Based Vibration Energy Harvesting, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 25, No 14, pp. 1681-1692.
  4. Wilson, B. E., Meneghini, R. M., and Anton, S. R., 2015, Embedded Piezoelectrics for Sensing and Energy Harvesting in Total Knee Replacement Units, Proc. SPIE, Vol. 9431, 943111E (10 pp.).
  5. Anton, S.R., Erturk, A., and Inman, D.J., 2012, "Bending Strength of Piezoelectric Ceramics and Single Crystals for Multifunctional Load-Bearing Applications," IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control, Vol. 59, No. 6, pp. 1085-1092.
  6. Anton, S.R., Erturk, A., and Inman, D.J., 2012, "Multifunctional Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Wing Spar for Low-Power Generation and Storage," AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 49, No. 1, pp. 292-301.
  7. Anton, S.R., Erturk, A., and Inman, D.J., 2010, "Multifunctional Self-Charging Structures using Piezoceramics and Thin-Film Batteries," Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 19, No. 11, pp. 115021 (15 pp.).
  8. Anton, S.R., Park, G., and Inman, D.J., 2009, "Reference-Free Damage Detection using Instantaneous Baseline Measurements," AIAA Journal, Vol. 47, No. 8, pp. 1952-1964.
  9. Anton, S.R. and Sodano, H.A., 2007, A Review of Power Harvesting using Piezoelectric Materials (2003-2006), Smart Materials and Structures, Vol. 16, No. 3, R1-R21.