Publications

2014

D. Seif, G. Po, R. Crum, V. Gupta, N. Ghoniem
Shock-induced plasticity and the Hugoniot elastic limit in copper nano films and rods
Journal of Applied Physics, (2014)

G. Youssef and V. Gupta
Resonance in Polyurea-Based Multilayer Structures Subjected to Laser-Generated Stress Waves
Experimental Mechanics, (2014)

G. Youssef and V. Gupta
Orientation-Dependent Impact Behavior of Polymer/EVA Bilayer Specimens at Long Wavelengths
Experimental Mechanics, (2014)

2013

G. Youssef, R. Crum, S.V. Prikhodko, D. Seif, G. Po, N. Ghoniem, S. Kodambaka, and V. Gupta
The influence of laser-induced nanosecond rise-time stress waves on the microstucture and surface chemical activity of single crystal Cu nanopillars
Journal of Applied Physics, (2013)

H.A. Colorado, A. Navarro, S.V. Prikhodko, J.M. Yang, N. Ghoniem, and V. Gupta
Ultrahigh strain-rate bending of copper nanopillars with laser-generated shock waves
Journal of Applied Physics, (2013)

A. Jain, V. Gupta
Dynamic Tensile Strength of polyurea bonded steel/e-glass composite joints
J. of Adhesion Sci. & Tech, (2013)

J. Tian, H. Kim, V. Gupta
Measurement of Solder Joint Strength in Freestanding CSP Packages Using a Quantitative Laser Spallation Technique
J. of Adhesion Sci. & Tech, (2013)

H. Kim, J. Tian, V. Gupta
In-Situ Measurement of Solder Joint Strength in Board-mounted CSP Packages Using a Quantitative Laser Spallation Technique
J. of Adhesion Sci. & Tech, (2013)

Youssef, G., Gupta, V.
Measurement of Intrinsic Tensile Strength of Polyurea
J. Materials Science, (2013)

2012

Youssef, G., Gupta, V.
Dynamic Response of Polyurea Subjected to Nanosecond Rise-Time Stress Waves
Mech. Time-Depend. Mater, (2012)

Youssef, G., Gupta, V.
Dynamic Tensile Strength of Polyurea
Journal of Materials Research, (2012)

A. Jain, G. Youssef, and V. Gupta
Dynamic tensile strength of polyurea-bonded steel/E-glass composite joints
Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, (2012)

G. Youssef, C. Moulet, M. Goorsky,V. Gupta
Inter-wafer Bonding Strength Characterization by Laser-Induced shock waves
Journal of Applied Physics, (2012)

H. Kim, J. Citron, G. Youssef, A. Navarro, and V. Gupta
Dynamic Fracture Energy of Polyurea-Bonded Steel/E-glass Composite Joints
Mechanics of Materials, (2012)

A. Jain, V. Gupta
Construction and characterization of stainless steel/polyurea/e-glass composite joints
J. Mechanics of Materials,, (2012)

2011

Hitoshi Akamatsu, Manabu Satou, Takashi Sato, Amit Jain, Vijay Gupta, Akira Hasegawa
Evaluation of bonding strength between yttria and vanadium alloys for development of self-cooled liquid blanket
J. Nuclear Materials, (2011)

2009

Xu Chen, Bradley L. Kirsch, Robert Senter, Sarah H. Tolbert, Vijay Gupta
Tensile testing of thin films supported on compliant substrates
Mechanics of Materials, (2009)

2004

A. Kobayashi, A. Jain, V. Gupta, and V. Kireev
Study of the interface strength of zirconia coatings by a laser spallation technique
Vacuum, (2004)

2003

V. Gupta, R. Snow, M.C. Wu, A. Jain, and J.C. Tsai
Recovery of stiction-failed MEMS structures using laser-induced stress waves
J. of Microelectromechanical Systems, (2003)

V. Gupta, V. Kireev, H. Yoshida, and H. Akahoshi
Glass-modified stress waves for adhesion measurement of ultra thin films for device applications
J. Mechanics and Physics of Solids, (2003)

H. Wu, S.N. Basu, V. Kireev, and V. Gupta
The Effect of structure and chemistry on the strength of FeCrAl(Y)/Sapphire interfaces: I, structure of interfaces
Materials Science and Engineering A, (2003)

H. Wu, S.N. Basu, V. Kireev, and V. Gupta
The Effect of structure and chemistry on the strength of FeCrAl(Y)/Sapphire interfaces: II, strength of interfaces
Materials Science and Engineering A, (2003)

2002

V. Gupta, V. Kireev, S.N. Basu, and H. Wu
In-Situ Intrinsic Interface Strength Strength Measurement at Elevated Temperatures and its Relationshihp to Interfacial Structure.
Interface Science, (2002)

V. Gupta, B. Posner
Trauma to Long Thoracic Nerve and Associated Scapula Winging in a Low-Velocity Rear End Automobile collision: Case Report
Journal of Mechanics and Physics of Solids, (2002)

V. Gupta, V. Kireev, H. Yoshida, and H. Akahoshi
Glass-Modified Stress Waves for Adhesion Measurement of Ultra Thin Films for Device Applications.
J. Mechanics and Physics of Solids, (2002)

K. Kuwahara, H.B. Gladstone, V. Gupta, V. Kireev, V. Neel, and R.L. Moy
Rupture of Fat Cells Using Laser-Generated Ultra Short Stress Waves
Lasers in Surgery and Medicine, (2002)

H. Wu, S.N. Basu, V. Kireev, and V. Gupta.
The Effect of Structure and Chemistry on the Strength of FeCrAl(Y)/Sapphire Interfaces: II, Strength of Interfaces.
Materials Science and Engineering A, (2002)

H. Wu, S.N. Basu, V. Kireev, and V. Gupta.
The Effect of Structure and Chemistry on the Strength of FeCrAl(Y)/Sapphire Interfaces: I, Structure of Interfaces
Materials Science and Engineering A, (2002)

V. Gupta and J. Bergstrom
A Progressive Damage Model for Failure by Shear Faulting in Polycrystalline Ice UnderBiaxial Compression
International Journal of Plasticity, (2002)

1999

V. Gupta, M. O’Brien and A.N. Pronin
Measurement of interface tensile strength at elevated temperatures
Journal de Physics IV France, (1999)

V. Gupta and P. Archer
“Measurement of grain-boundary tensile strength in columnar freshwater ice
Philosophical Magazine Letters, (1999)

Group News
October 2014 Graduate student Brian Ramirez presents a poster at the SACNAS National Conference in Los Angeles. Brian won the graduate student poster presentation award. Congrats Brian!
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September 2014 USA Today releases article referencing Professor Gupta's work with the Axe-handle bat
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April 2014 Professor Gupta releases a biomechanical study for a new baseball bat.
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September 2013 Local radio station KCRW interviews Professor Gupta regarding his research to make safer helmets for football players
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September 2013 Professor Gupta featured in LA Weekly article regarding his research to make a safer football helmet to reduce concussions
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September 2013 Gupta Group research on polymer found online on Gizmag
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September 2013 Gupta Group research on polymer liner included in UCLA's Daily Bruin
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Aug. 2013 Professor Gupta is featured on the UCLA Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering website for research to make football helmets safer.
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