Thomas Whitney

Contact Information

  • Email: Thomas Whitney
  • Phone: 937-229-2980
  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 422C

Thomas Whitney

Assistant Professor

  • Full-Time Faculty

Selected Publications

  • Whitney, Thomas J., B. Czapor, C. Patterson, T. Santelle, and G. Larson. 2014. Generation of repeatable high-density test sample builds using fused deposition modeling. Proceedings of CAMX 2014, Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineers (SAMPE), in Orlando, Florida.
  • Iarve, E., D. Mollenhauer, E. Zhou, T. Breitzman, T. Whitney. 2009. Independent mesh method-based prediction of local and volume average fields in textile composites. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 40, no. 12 (December).
  • Whitney, T. and D. Bettinger. 2008. Dynamic joining of polymer composites to metals. 2008 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exhibition, November, in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Whitney, T., E. Iarve and R. Brockman. 2004. Singular stress fields near contact boundaries in a composite bolted joint.  International Journal of Solids and Structures 41, no. 7 (April).

Courses Taught

  • EGR 201 Mechanics I
  • EGM 303 Mechanics II
  • EGM 503 Continuum Mechanics
  • EGM 511 Experimental Mechanics
  • EGM 533 Theory of Elasticity
  • EGM 540 Composite Design
  • EGM 543 Mechanics of Composites


  • Ph.D., University of Dayton, 2003
  • MME, University of Delaware, 1988
  • BME, University of Dayton, 1986

Professional Activities

  • Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineering's (ASME)

Research Interests

  • Structurally integrated thermal protection systems
  • Mechanics and joining of hybrid materials
  • Mechanics of materials and structures produced through Additive Manufacturing
  • Analysis, design and testing of composite materials