Hamed Attariani, Ph.D.

Lake Campus Engineering Technology
Associate Professor, Engineering
Trenary Hall 116, 7600 Lake Campus Dr, Celina, OH 45822-2921

Education History

  • PhD in Engineering Mechanics, Iowa State University,  Ames, 2014
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, Ferdowsi University, Iran, 2008
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Ferdowsi University, Iran, 2005



  • Dynamics
  • System Dynamics
  • Metal Forming
  • Experimental Measurements & Instrumentation
  • Capstone Design I&II
  • Statics of engineering
  • Machining
  • Mechanical Design I&II
  • Mechanical Testing Lab
  • Structure and Properties of Materials

Research Statement

phase-field modeling (PFM), molecular dynamics (MD), density functional theory (DFT), continuum mechanics, finite element analysis, multiscale modeling, mechano-chemistry, electrochemistry, nanomechanics, corrosion, phase transformations, 1/2D nanomaterials, nano-sized energy generators, Li-ion batteries, defect engineering, additive manufacturing, phase change material, nanocomposites.



  • PhD Dissertation Committee, 2018-now
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee (elected), 2020-2021
  • Hiring Committee 2015, 2017, 2020
  • Research Committee, 2016-now
  • WSRI Research Advisory Council, 2018-2020
  • Faculty Senate Secretary, 2018-2019
  • Chair of the Bylaws and Governance Committee 2017-2019
  • Chair of Petition Committee 2016
  • Internship Advisor 2014-2016
  • Lake Campus ABET Coordinator 2015
  • Technology & Library Faculty Committee, 2015-2016
  • Organizing Student Filed Trips to Honda and Crown Inc., 2015
  • Supervising Students at the International 1/4 Scale Tractor Student Design Competition, 2015
  • Faculty Affair, 2014-2015
  • Supervising senior design teams, 2014-2020


  1. L. Li, E. Shin, W. Wang, H. Attariani, and G. Subramanyam, Experimental Demonstration of Vanadium Dioxide Phase Change Thin Film Based Tunable Spiral Inductors, ECS J. of Solid State Sci. and Tech., 2020.
  2. H. Attariani, W. Wang, R. Gałek, A Thermodynamically Consistent Multi-Physics Framework for Crystallization of Phase-Change Material in PCRAMs, Journal of Crystal Growth, 2020, 542, 125687.
  3. H. Attariani, S Emad Rezaei, K. Momeni, Mechanical property enhancement of one-dimensional nanostructures through defect-mediated strain engineering, Extreme Mech. Letters, 2019, 27, 66.
  4. H. Attariani, S.E. Rezaei, K. Momeni, Defect engineering, a path to make ultra-high strength low-dimensional nanostructures, Comp. Mater. Sci, 2018, (151), 307-316.
  5. H. Attariani, K. Momeni, K. Adkins, Defect Engineering: A Path Toward Exceeding Perfection, ACS OMEGA, 2017, 2 (2), 663–669. (ACS Editors' Choice)
  6. M. Ghosh, S. Ghosh, H. Attariani, K. Momeni, M. Seibt, and G. M. Rao, Atomic defects influenced mechanics of II-VI nanocrystals, Nano Letter, 2016, 16, 5969−5974.
  7. K. Momeni, H. Attariani, Richard Lesar, Structural transformation in monolayer materials: A 2D to 1D transformation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 19873 - 19879.
  8. V. I. Levitas, H. Attariani, Anisotropic Compositional Expansion as New Mechanism of Stress Relaxation and Corresponding Chemical Potential: Large Strain Formulation and Application to Amorphous Lithiated Silicon, J. Mech. Phys. Solids, 2014, 69, 84.
  9. K. Momeni, H. Attariani, Electrochemical response of 1D zinc oxide nanostructures: Effect of size, geometry, and loading, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, 16, 4522-4527.
  10. V. I. Levitas, H. Attariani, Anisotropic Compositional Expansion and Chemical Potential for Amorphous Lithiated Silicon under Stress Tensor, Scientific Reports, 2013, 3, 1615.
  11. V. I. Levitas, H. Attariani, H. Reply to Comment on “Mechanochemical Continuum Modeling of Nanovoid Nucleation and Growth in Reacting Nanoparticles.” J. Phys. Chemistry C, 2012, 116, 12991.
  12. V. I. Levitas, H. Attariani, Mechanochemical Continuum Modeling of Nanovoid Nucleation and Growth in Reacting Nanoparticles, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116 (1), 54.
  13. A. R. Setoodeh, H. Attariani, M. Jahanshahi, Mechanical Properties of Silicon-Germanium Nanotubes under Tensile and Compressive Loadings, J. Nano Res., 2011, 15, 105.
  14. A. R. Setoodeh, M. Jahanshahi, H. Attariani, Atomistic simulations of the buckling behavior of perfect and defective silicon carbide nanotubes, J. Comp. Mater. Sci., 2009, 47(2), 388.
  15. A. R. Setoodeh, H. Attariani, M. Khosrownejad, Nickel nanowires under uniaxial loads: A Molecular Dynamics simulation study, J. Comp. Mater. Sci., 2008, 44(2), 378.
  16. A. R. Setoodeh, H. Attariani, Molecular Dynamics Nanoscale Simulations of Bauschinger Effects on a Nickel nanowire, J. Mater. Lett., 2008, 62 (27), 4266.

Professional Affiliations/Memberships

  • Society of Engineering Mechanics (SES)
  • Material Research Society (MRS)


  • Best Poster Award in AURCO conference, 2019
  • ACS Omega Editor’s Choice Award, 2017
  • Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, 2017, Wright State University.
  • 3rd place in ASEE NSE Conference, 2015, University of Central Michigan.
  • Research Excellence Award, 2014, Iowa State University.
  • Aerospace Excellence Award, 2014, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University.
  • 2nd place in Excellence at Graduate Research Conference (EGRC), 2011, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University.
  • 1st place in Excellence at Graduate Research Conference (EGRC), 2010, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Iowa State University.


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