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Paris Von Lockette

Associate Professor

Department(s):

  • Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

338A Reber Building

prv2@psu.edu

814-865-2761

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Mechanical Sciences, Sensors & Controls

Interest Areas:

Origami engineering, magneto-active composites, remotely powered locomotion, semi-active elements for vibration isolation and control multifunctional (multi-field) materials development and devices, mechanics, polymer physics/optics, computational solid mechanics and optimization, Mechanical sciences, Sensors and Controls

 
 

 

Education

  • Ph D, Mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, 1999

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Landen Bowen, Kara Springsteen, Saad Ahmed, Erika Arrojado, Mary I Frecker, Timothy W Simpson, Zoubeida Ounaies and Paris Von Lockette, 2017, "Design, Fabrication, and Modeling of an Electric-Magnetic Self-Folding Sheet", Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics
  • B Cowen and Paris Von Lockette, 2017, "Fabrication, Characterization, and Heuristic Trade Space Exploration of Magnetically Actuated Miura-Ori Origami Structures", Smart Materials and Structures
  • A Crivaro, Timothy W Simpson, Mary I Frecker, R Sheridan and Paris Von Lockette, 2015, "Bistable compliant mechanism using magneto active elastomer actuation", Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, pp. 13
  • L Bowen, K Springsteen, H Feldstein, M Frecker, T W Simpson and Paris Von Lockette, 2015, "Development and validation of a dynamic model of magneto-active elastomer actuation of the origami waterbomb base", Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 7, (1), pp. 10
  • K Anderson, W Hargrave, R Bravacco, J Roche, Paris Von Lockette and S Lofland, 2015, "Dynamic shear response of hard versus soft magnetic magnetoactive elastomers", Smart Materials and Structures, 24, (2)
  • R Sheridan, J Roche, S E Lofland and Paris Von Lockette, 2014, "Numerical simulation and experimental validation of the large deformation bending and folding behavior of magneto-active elastomer composites", Smart Materials and Structures, 23, pp. 14
  • Paris Von Lockette, S. E. Lofland, J. Mineroff, J. Roche and M. Babock, 2011, "Investigating new symmetry classes in magneto-rheological elastomers: Cantilever bending behavior", Smart Materials and Structures, 20, pp. 105022
  • K. Dahm, W. Riddell, E. Constans, J. Courtney, S. Farrell, R. Harvey, P. Jansson and Paris Von Lockette, 2009, "Implementing and assessing the converging-diverging model of design in a sequence of sophomore projects", Advances in Engineering Education, 1, (3)
  • Paris Von Lockette, S. Lofland, J. Koo, J. Kadlowec and M. Dermond, 2008, "Dynamic characterization of bimodal particle mixtures in silicone rubber magnetorheological materials", Polymer Testing, 27, pp. 931-935
  • W. Riddell, J. Courtney, E. Constans, K. Dahm, R. Harvey and Paris Von Lockette, 2008, "Connections between engineering design and technical writing in an integrated instructional setting", Design Principles and Practices, 2, (4)
  • Paris Von Lockette, 2008, "Examination of the effects of computationally determined network topology on an analytical constitutive model for bimodal elastomers", Polymer, 49, pp. 5158-5168
  • J. Kadlowec, K. Bhatia, T. Chandrupatla, J. Chen, E. Constans, H. Hartman, A. Marchese, Paris Von Lockette and H. Zhang, 2007, "Design integrated in the mechanical engineering curriculum: Assessment of the engineering clinics", ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 129, (7), pp. 682-691
  • K. Jahan, J. Chen, S. Mandayam, R. Krchnavek, B. Sukumaran, Y. Mehta, J. Kadlowec, Paris Von Lockette and R. Polikar, 2004, "Digital imaging experiences for undergraduate engineering students", World Transactions on Engineering and Technology Education, 3, (2), pp. 227-230
  • Paris Von Lockette and E. M. Arruda, 2002, "Mesoscale modeling of bimodal elastomer networks: Mechanical and optical theory and results", Macromolecules, 35, pp. 7100-7109
  • Paris Von Lockette and E. M. Arruda, 2001, "Computational annealing of simulated unimodal and bimodal networks", Computational and Theoretical Polymer Science, 11, (6), pp. 415-428
  • Paris Von Lockette and E. M. Arruda, 1999, "A network description of the non-Gaussian stress-optic and Raman scattering responses of elastomer networks", Acta Mechanica, 134, (1), pp. 81-107
  • Paris Von Lockette and E. M. Arruda, 1999, "Topological studies of bimodal networks", Macromolecules, 32, (6), pp. 1990-1999

Conference Proceedings

  • Corey Breznak and Paris Von Lockette, 2017, "Anisotropic Magnetic Fibers Produced via a Magnetic Drawing Process", pp. 6
  • Corey Breznak and Paris Von Lockette, 2016, "Evolution of the magnetization response of magneto-active elastomers made with hard-magnetic M-type barium hexaferrite particles", pp. 6
  • E Wilcox, A Scrager, L Bowen, Mary I Frecker, Paris Von Lockette, Timothy W Simpson, S Magelby, R Lang and L Howell, 2015, "Considering mechanical advantage in the design and actuation of an origami-based mechanism", pp. 12
  • Paris Von Lockette and R. Sheridan*, 2013, "Folding actuation and locomotion in novel magneto-active elastomer (MAE) composites", SMASIS2013-3222, Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures, and Intelligent Systems Conference

Other

  • A Erol, Paris Von Lockette, Zoubeida Ounaies and Sarah Masters, 2016, "On the Modeling and Experimental Validation of Multi-Field Polymer-Based Bimorphs"
  • E Sung, A Erol, Mary I Frecker and Paris Von Lockette, 2016, "Characterization of Self-Folding Origami Structures Using Magneto-Active Elastomers"
  • R Sheridan, C Tedesco, Paris Von Lockette and M Frecker, 2014, "Modeling magneto-active elastomer composites using the finite element method"
  • R Sheridan, C Tedesco, Paris Von Lockette and M Frecker, 2014, "Modeling magneto-active elastomer composites using the finite element method"
  • C Lauff, T W Simpson, M Frecker, Z Ounaies, S Ahmed, Paris Von Lockette, R Strzelec, R Sheridan and J-M Lien, 2014, "Differentiating bending from folding in origami engineering using active materials"
  • A Crivaro, R Sheridan, M Frecker, T W Simpson and Paris Von Lockette, 2014, "Bistable compliant mechanism using magneto active elastomer actuation"
  • L Bowen, M Frecker, T W Simpson and Paris Von Lockette, 2014, "A dynamic model of magneto-active elastomer actuation of the waterbomb base", 5B
  • S. Ahmed, C. Lauff, A. Crivaro, K. McGough, R. Sheridan, M. Frecker, Paris Von Lockette, Z. Ounaies, T. Simpson, J.-M. Lien and R. Strzelec, 2013, "Multi-field responsive origami structures: Preliminary modeling and experiments"
  • W. T. Riddell and Paris Von Lockette, 2013, "Freshman engineering projects related to home energy use"

Research Projects

  • September 2012 - August 2016, "Multifunctional origami structures - Advancing the emerging frontier of active compliant mechanisms," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • September 2015 - August 2016, "Improving Problem-based Learning in a Large Junior-Level Mechanical Design Course," (Sponsor: The Leonhard Center for Enhancement of Engineering Education).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Member, PSU, ME340 Task Force, January 2015 - December 2016
  • Member, PSU, Departmental Search Committee - Emerging Topics, September 2015
  • Member, PSU, Graduate Recruitment Committee, September 2015
  • Member, PSU, Graduate Council, September 2015
  • Member, PSU, Departmental Promotion and Tenure, September 2015
  • Member, PSU, Graduate Council - Subcommittee on Academic Standards, September 2015

Service to External Organizations:

 


 

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We offer B.S. degrees in mechanical engineering and nuclear engineering as well as resident (M.S., Ph.D.) and online (M.S., M.Eng.) graduate degrees in nuclear engineering and mechanical engineering. MNE's strength is in offering hands-on experience in highly relevant research areas, such as energy, homeland security, biomedical devices, and transportation systems.

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