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.



•    Lake Campus Representative on WSRI Research Advisory Council, 2018-2020
•    Research Committee, 2016-2020
•    Faculty Senate Secretary, 2018-2019
•    Chair of the Bylaws and Governance Committee 2017-2019
•    Chair of Petition Committee 2016
•    Hiring Committee 2015, 2017, 2020
•    Internship Advisor 2014-2016
•    Lake Campus ABET Coordinator 2015
•    Technology & Library Faculty Committee, 2015-2016
•    Faculty Affair, 2014-2015


  1. 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. 
  2. 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. 
  3. H. Attariani, K. Momeni, K. Adkins, Defect Engineering: A Path toward Exceeding Perfection, ACS OMEGA, 2017, 2 (2), 663–669. (ACS Editors' Choice)   
  4. M. Ghosh, S. Ghosh, H. Attariani, K. Momeni, M. Seibt, and G. M. Rao, “Atomic defects influenced mechanics of II-VI nanocrystals”, Nano Letter, DOI: 10.1021/acs.nanolett.6b00571.
  5. K. Momeni, H. Attariani, Richard Lesar, Structural transformation in monolayer materials: A 2D to 1D transformation, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2016, 18, 19873 - 19879.
  6. 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.
  7. K. Momeni, H. Attariani, Electrochemical response of 1D zinc oxide nanostructures: Effect of size, geometry, and loading, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014, DOI: 10.1039/C3CP54456G.
  8. V. I. Levitas, H. Attariani, Anisotropic Compositional Expansion and Chemical Potential for Amorphous Lithiated Silicon under Stress Tensor, Scientific Reports, 2013, 3, 1615.
  9. 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.
  10. V. I. Levitas, H. Attariani, Mechanochemical Continuum Modeling of Nanovoid Nucleation and Growth in Reacting Nanoparticles, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116 (1), 54.
  11. A. R. Setoodeh, H. Attariani, M. Jahanshahi, Mechanical Properties of Silicon-Germanium Nanotubes under Tensile and Compressive Loadings, J. Nano Res., 2011, 15, 105.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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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