Terry Creasy

Associate Professor - Department of Mechanical Engineering

Contact Information

Phone: (979) 458-0118

Fax: (979) 845-3081

E-mail: tcreasy@tamu.edu

Education

  • Ph.D. 1997, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware
  • M.S. 1987, Materials Science, Northwestern University
  • B.S. 1979, Mechanical Engineering, Washington University

Research Interests

Hybrid multifunctional composite materials and nastic composites in passive and active applications; Nastic Materials for Active, Shape Changing Composites; Experimental methods in material characterization; Solid and fluid mechanics aspects of processing methods; Biomedical applications of materials, biological composite

Experience

2006 - Present

  • Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University

2000 - 2006

  • Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

1999 - 2000

  • Research Assistant Professor, Department of Materials Science, University of Southern California

1997 - 1999

  • M. C. Gill Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Composite Materials, Department of Materials Science, University of Southern California

1995 - 1997

  • Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware

1990 - 1995

  • Dupont Fellowship, Army Research Office Fellowship, Mechanical Engineering, University of Delaware

1987 - 1990

  • Engineering Specialist Senior, Lockheed Martin

1985 - 1987

  • Research Assistant, Department of Materials Science, Northwestern University

1979 - 1985

  • Senior Engineer, Lockheed Martin

1978 - 1979

  • Department Tutor for Minority and Foreign Students, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis

Publications

  • Sutter T. M., Dickerson M. B., Creasy T.S., and Justice R. S., "Rubber muscle actuation with pressurized CO2 from enzyme-catalyzed urea hydrolysis," Smart Materials and Structures, 22 (9) (8pp) doi:10.1088/0964-1726/22/9/094022
  • *Ju, J., R. J. Morgan, E. E. Shin, and T. S. Creasy, “Transverse Cracking of M40J/PMRII- 50 Composites under Thermal-Mechanical Loading; Part II – Experiment and Analytical Investigation,” Journal of Composite Materials, 41(9): 1067 - 1086.
  • *Ju, J., R. J. Morgan, E. E. Shin, and T. S. Creasy, “Damage Characterization in
    M40J/PMR-II-50 under Thermal Cycling Combined with Mechanical Loading; Part I
    - Investigation of Main and Interaction Effects Using Statistical Design of
    Experiments,” Journal of Composite Materials, 41 (8): 1009-1031.
  • *McCutcheon, D. M., J. N. Reddy, M. J. O’Brien, T. S. Creasy, and G. F. Hawkins.
    Damping Composites Materials by Machine Augmentation. Journal of Sound and
    Vibration. 294 (4-5): 828-840.
  • *S. Suryanarayan and T. S. Creasy, Analysis of interface granularity in discontinuous fiber composites. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology. 19 (13-14): 1175-1188
  • Creasy, T. S. and *Y. S. Kang, Fiber Fracture during Equal Channel Angular Extrusion of Short Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics. Journal of Materials Processing
    Technology. 160 (1): 90-98
  • *Weon, J. I., T. S. Creasy, H. J. Sue, and A. J. Hsieh, Mechanical Behavior of
    Polymethylmethacrylate with Molecules Oriented via Extreme Simple Shear.
    Polymer Engineering and Science. 45 (3): 314-324
  • *Kim, J. and T. S. Creasy, Measurement of Sintering Characteristics of Clay-Reinforced Polyamide 6 Nanocomposite. Polymer Testing 23 (6): 629-636
  • Creasy, T. S. and *Y. S. Kang, Fiber Orientation during Equal Channel Angular
    Extrusion of Short Fiber Reinforced Thermoplastics. Journal of Thermoplastic
    Composites 17 (3): 205-227
  • Creasy, T. S., Modeling Analysis of Tensile Tests of Bundled Filaments with a Bimodal Weibull Survival Function. Journal of Composite Materials 36 (2):183-194.