Contributions

Selected Works

Journal Papers

  1. M. Daly, A. Kumar, C. V. Singh, and G. D. Hibbard, “On the competition between nucleation and thickening in deformation twinning of face-centered cubic metals” International Journal of Plasticity, 130 102702, 2020.
  2. M. Daly, S. Haldar, V. K. Rajendran, J. McCrea, G. D. Hibbard, and C. V. Singh, “Size effects in strengthening of NiCo multilayers with modulated microstructures” Materials Science and Engineering: A771 138581, 2020.
  3. H. D. Espinosa, A. Zaheri, H. Nguyen, D. Restrepo, M. Daly, M. Frank, and J. McKittrick, “In situ wear study reveals role of microstructure on self-sharpening mechanism in sea urchin teeth”,  Matter, 1246-1261, 2019.
  4. X. Zhang, H. Nguyen, M. Daly, S. T. Nguyen, and H. D. Espinosa, “Nanoscale toughening of ultrathin GO-polymer composites: mechanochemical insights into hydrogen-bonding/van der Waals interactions, polymer chain alignment, and steric parameters”, Nanoscale 11 12305-12316, 2019.
  5. A. Zaheri, J. Fenner, B. Russell, D. Restrepo, M. Daly, D. Wang, C. Hayashi, M. A. Meyers, P. D. Zavatierri, and H. D. Espinosa, “Revealing the mechanics of helicoidal composites through additive manufacturing and beetle developmental stage analysis”, Advanced Functional Materials, 1803073, 2018.
  6. M. J. Chon, M. Daly, B. Wang, X. Xiao, A. Zaheri, M. A. Meyers, and H. D. Espinosa, “Lamellae spatial distribution modulates fracture behavior and toughness of african pangolin scales”, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 76 30-37, 2017.
  7. A. Gao, S. Mukherjee, I. Srivastava, M. Daly, and C. V. Singh, “Atomistic origins of ductility enhancement in metal oxide coated silicon nanowires for Li-ion battery anodes”, Advanced Materials Interfaces, 1700920, 2017.
  8. H. Sun, S. Mukherjee, M. Daly, A. Krishnan, M. H. Karigerasi, and C. V. Singh, “New insights into the structure-nonlinear mechanical property relations for graphene allotropes”, Carbon 110 443-457, 2016.
  9. M. Daly, C. Cao, H. Sun, Y. Sun, T. Filleter, and C. V. Singh, “Interfacial shear strength of multilayer graphene oxide films”, ACS Nano 10 1939-1947, 2016.
  10. C. Cao, M. Daly, B. Chen, J. Y. Howe, C. V. Singh, T. Filleter, and Y. Sun, “Strengthening in graphene oxide nanosheets: Bridging the gap between interplanar and intraplanar fracture” Nano Letters 15 6528-6534, 2015.
  11. M. Daly, J. L. McCrea, B. A. Bouwhuis, C. V. Singh, and G. D. Hibbard, “Deformation behavior of a NiCo multilayer with a modulated grain size distribution”, Materials Science and Engineering: A 641 305-314, 2015.
  12. M. Daly, M. Reeve, and C. V. Singh, “Effects of topological point reconstructions on the fracture strength and deformation mechanisms of graphene”, Computational Materials Science, 97 172-180, 2015.
  13. C. Cao, M. Daly, C. V. Singh, Y. Sun and T. Filleter, “High strength measurement of monolayer graphene oxide”, Carbon 81 497-504, 2015.
  14. M. Daly, and C. V. Singh, “A kinematic study of energy barriers for crack formation in graphene tilt boundaries”, Journal of Applied Physics, 115 223513, 2014.
  15. M. Daly, A. Pequegnat, Y. N. Zhou, and M. I. Khan, “Fabrication of a novel laser processed NiTi shape memory microgripper with enhanced thermomechanical functionality”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, 28 984-990, 2013.
  16. A. Pequegnat, Y. N. Zhou, and M. I. Khan, “Dynamic actuation of a novel laser processed NiTi linear actuator”, Smart Materials and Structures, 21 094004.
  17. M. Daly, A. Pequegnat, Y. Zhou, and M. I. Khan, “Enhanced thermomechanical functionality of a laser processed hybrid NiTi-NiTiCu shape memory alloy”, Smart Materials and Structures, 21 045018, 2012.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. B. Panton, A. Michael, A. Pequegnat, M. Daly, Y. Zhou, and M. I. Khan, “An innovative laser-processed NiTi self-biasing linear actuator”, Proceedings of the ASME 2013 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), Snowbird, UT, USA, September 16 – 18, 2013.
  2. M. Daly, A. Pequegnat, M. I. Khan, and Y. Zhou, “Fabrication of a novel monolithic NiTi based shape memory microgripper via Multiple Memory Material processing”, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), Scottsdale, AZ, USA, September 18 – 21, 2011.
  3. A. Pequegnat, M. Vlascov, M. Daly, M. I. Khan, and Y. Zhou, “Dynamic actuation of a Multiple Memory Material processed Nitinol linear actuator”, Proceedings of the ASME 2011 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), Scottsdale, AZ, USA, September 18 – 21, 2011.
  4. M. Daly, A. Salehian, and A. Doosthoseini, “Thermal robustness assessment of a rigidized space inflatable boom via experimental modal analysis and finite element modeling”, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), Philadelphia, USA, September 28 – October 1, 2010.
  5. A. Doosthoseini, A. Salehian, and M. Daly, “Analysis of wrinkled membranes bounded with Macro-fiber Composite (MFC) actuators”, Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS), Philadelphia, USA, September 28 – October 1, 2010.

Conference Presentations

Strain rate effects on the plasticity mechanisms and work hardening of metallic micropillars
M. Daly, Z. Lin, and H. D. Espinosa
The 148th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS), San Antonio, TX, USA, March 10 - 14, 2019. (Oral presentation)
The competition between deformation twin nucleation and thickening in nanostructured FCC materials
M. Daly, A. Kumar, G. D. Hibbard, and C. V. Singh
The 148th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS), San Antonio, TX, USA, March 10 - 14, 2019. (Oral presentation)
Revealing the self-sharpening mechanisms of sea urchin teeth: in situ testing and modeling
D. Restrepo, M. Daly, A. Zaheri, and H. D. Espinosa
The 148th Annual Meeting and Exhibition of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS), San Antonio, TX, USA, March 10 - 14, 2019. (Oral presentation)
Defining the micro-mechanistic energy landscape in nanocrystalline and coarse-grained multilayered Ni-30%Co structures
F. F. Ahmed, M. Daly, and G. D. Hibbard
Canadian Materials Science Conference (CMSC), Edmonton, AB, Canada, June 19 - 22, 2018. (Poster presentation)
A mechanics perspective on helicoidal structures: from nature to additive manufacturing
H. D. Espinosa, A. Zaheri, M. Daly, D. Restrepo, W. Gao, R. Yang, and B. Myers
18th U.S. National Congress for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNCTAM), Chicago, IL, USA, June 4 - 9, 2018. (Oral presentation)
Anomalous strengthening in a NiCo multilayer with a modulated microstructure
M. Daly, G. D. Hibbard, and C. V. Singh
Canadian Materials Science Conference (CMSC), Hamilton, ON, Canada, June 8 - 10, 2016. (Oral presentation)
Strength and fracture of graphene oxide nanosheets
C. Cao, M. Daly, B. Chen, C. V. Singh, Y. Sun, and T. Filleter
American Vacuum Society (AVS) 62nd International Symposium and Exhibition, San Jose, CA, USA, October 18 - 23, 2015. (Oral presentation)
Atomistic investigation of dislocation activity along interfaces in multilayers with modulated microstructures
M. Daly, G. D. Hibbard, and C. V. Singh
Conference of Metallurgists (COM), Toronto, ON, Canada, August 23 - 26, 2015. (Oral presentation)
Effect of thermal activation on the strength of polycrystalline graphene sheets
C. V. Singh, and M. Daly
Conference of Metallurgists (COM) , Vancouver, BC, Canada, September 28 - October 1, 2014. (Oral presentation)
Mechanical characterization of electrodeposited CoNi multilayers with a bimodal grain size distribution
M. Daly, J. L. McCrea, B. A. Bouwhuis, G. D. Hibbard, and C. V. Singh
The 143rd Annual Meeting and Exhibition of The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS), San Diego, CA, USA, February 16 - 20, 2014. (Oral presentation)
Tensile properties of electroplated CoNi nanoscale multilayers with bimodal grain size
M. Daly, G. D. Hibbard, and C. V. Singh
Nanoscale Multilayers, Madrid, Spain, October 1 - 4, 2013. (Oral presentation)
Effects of thermal activation on the crack-initiation stress of polycrystalline graphene
M. Daly, and C. V. Singh
Canadian Materials Science Conference, Montreal, PQ, Canada, June 17 - 19, 2013. (Oral presentation)
Computational study of topological defects in graphene: structural and surface properties
M. Reeve, S. Yadav, M. Daly, and C. V. Singh
Canadian Materials Science Conference (CMSC), Montreal, PQ, Canada, June 17 - 19, 2013. (Poster presentation)
Modification of NiTi shape memory alloy functional properties via laser processing: proof of concept
M. Daly, B. Panton, A. Pequegnat, J. Wang, Y. Zhou, and M. I. Khan
Materials Science & Technology (MS&T), Pittsburgh, PA, USA, October 7 - 11, 2012. (Oral presentation)