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Namiko Yamamoto

Assistant Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Aerospace Engineering

232A Hammond Building

nuy12@psu.edu

814-867-5775

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Multifunctional and Nano-Materials

Interest Areas:

Nano- and micro-engineered materials, multi-functional composites, microfabrication, scalable manufacturing.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004
  • MS, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006
  • Ph D, Aeronautics and Astronautics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Mychal P *Spencer, Wonho Lee, Albraa Alsaati, Corey M Breznak, Ricardo *Braga Nogueira Branco, Jingyao *Dai, Enrique Daniel Gomez, Amy Marconnet, Paris Von Lockette and Namiko Yamamoto, 2019, "Cold Sintering to Form Bulk Maghemite for Characterization beyond Magnetic Properties", International Journal of Ceramic Engineering & Science
  • Bharath Natarajan, Itai Y Stein, Noa Lachman, Namiko Yamamoto, Douglas S Jacobs, Renu Sharma, J Alexander Liddle and Brian L Wardle, 2019, "Aligned Carbon Nanotubes Morphologenesis Predicts Physical Properties of Their Polymer Nanocomposites", Nanoscale
  • Mychal P *Spencer, David *Gao and Namiko Yamamoto, 2018, "Tunable One-dimensional Assembly of Magnetic Nanoparticles using Oscillating Magnetic Fields at Low Frequencies for Polymer Nanocomposite Fabrication", Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, 468
  • Jingyao *Dai, Jogender Singh and Namiko Yamamoto, 2017, "Non-brittle Nanopore Deformation of Aluminum Oxide Membranes", Journal of the American Ceramic Society
  • Jatin P *Haibat, Steven *Ceneviva, Mychal P *Spencer, Frances Kwok, Shreya *Trivedi, Suzanne E Mohney and Namiko Yamamoto, 2017, "Preliminary Demonstration of Energy-efficient Fabrication of Aligned CNT-polymer Nanocomposites using Magnetic Fields", Composites Science and Technology, 152, pp. 27-35
  • Namiko Yamamoto, Harish Manohara and Ellen Platzman, 2016, "Magnetically Anisotropic Additive for Scalable Manufacturing of Polymer Nanocomposite: Iron-coated Carbon Nanotubes", Materials Research Express, 3, (2), pp. 025004
  • Namiko Yamamoto, Eleftherios Gdoutos, Risaku Toda, Victor White, Harish Manohara and Chiara Daraio, 2014, "Thin Films with Ultra-low Thermal Expansion", Advanced Materials, 26, (19), pp. 3076–3080
  • Robert R Mitchell, Namiko Yamamoto, Hülya Cebeci, Brian L Wardle and Carl V Thompson, 2013, "A Technique for Spatially-resolved Contact Resistance-free Electrical Conductivity Measurements of Aligned Carbon Nanotube/Polymer Nanocomposites", Composites Science and Technology, 74, pp. 205–210
  • Namiko Yamamoto, Roberto Guzman de Villoria and Brian L Wardle, 2012, "Electrical and Thermal Property Enhancement of Fiber-reinforced Polymer Laminate Composites through Controlled Implementation of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes", Composites Science and Technology, 72, (16), pp. 2009–2015
  • Roberto Guzman de Villoria, Namiko Yamamoto, Antonio Miravete and Brian L Wardle, 2011, "Multi-physics Damage Sensing in Nano-engineered Structural Composites", Nanotechnology, 22, (18), pp. 185502
  • Amy M Marconnet, Namiko Yamamoto, Matthew A Panzer, Brian L Wardle and Kenneth E Goodson, 2011, "Thermal Conduction in Aligned Carbon Nanotube–Polymer Nanocomposites with High Packing Density", ACS Nano, 5, (6), pp. 4818–4825
  • Dhimiter Bello, Brian L Wardle, Jie Zhang, Namiko Yamamoto, Christopher Santeufemio, Marilyn Hallock and M Abbas Virji, 2010, "Characterization of Exposures to Nanoscale Particles and Fibers during Solid Core Drilling of Hybrid Carbon Nanotube Advanced Composites", International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 16, (4), pp. 434–450
  • Hai M Duong, Namiko Yamamoto, Khoa Bui, Dimitrios V Papavassiliou, Shigeo Maruyama and Brian L Wardle, 2010, "Morphology Effects on Nonisotropic Thermal Conduction of Aligned Single-walled and Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes in polymer nanocomposites", The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114, (19), pp. 8851–8860
  • Namiko Yamamoto, D J Quinn, N Wicks, J L Hertz, J Cui, H L Tuller and B L Wardle, 2010, "Nonlinear Thermomechanical Design of Microfabricated Thin Plate Devices in the Post-buckling Regime", Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 20, (3), pp. 035027
  • Dhimiter Bello, Brian L Wardle, Namiko Yamamoto, Roberto Guzman deVilloria, Enrique J Garcia, Anastasios J Hart, Kwangseog Ahn, Michael J Ellenbecker and Marilyn Hallock, 2009, "Exposure to Nanoscale Particles and Fibers during Machining of Hybrid Advanced Composites Containing Carbon Nanotubes", Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 11, (1), pp. 231–249
  • Namiko Yamamoto, A J Hart, Enrique J Garcia, Sunny S Wicks, Hai M Duong, Alexander H Slocum and Brian L Wardle, 2009, "High-yield Growth and Morphology Control of Aligned Carbon Nanotubes on Ceramic Fibers for Multifunctional Enhancement of Structural Composites", Carbon, 47, (3), pp. 551–560
  • Hai M Duong, Namiko Yamamoto, Dimitrios V Papavassiliou, Shigeo Maruyama and Brian L Wardle, 2009, "Inter-carbon Nanotube Contact in Thermal Transport of Controlled-morphology Polymer Nanocomposites", Nanotechnology, 20, (15), pp. 155702
  • Enrique J Garcia, Brian L Wardle, A J Hart and Namiko Yamamoto, 2008, "Fabrication and Multifunctional Properties of a Hybrid Laminate with Aligned Carbon Nanotubes Grown In Situ", Composites Science and Technology, 68, (9), pp. 2034–2041
  • Dhimiter Bello, A J Hart, Kwangseog Ahn, Marilyn Hallock, Namiko Yamamoto, Enrique J Garcia, Michael J Ellenbecker and Brian L Wardle, 2008, "Particle Exposure Levels during CVD Growth and Subsequent Handling of Vertically-aligned Carbon Nanotube Films", Carbon, 46, (6), pp. 974–977

Conference Proceedings

  • Namiko Yamamoto, Jingyao *Dai and Jogender Singh, 2019, "Multi-functional Nano-porous Ceramics", Proceeding of SAMPE Conference and Exhibition
  • Yagmur *Atescan, Mychal P *Spencer and Namiko Yamamoto, 2019, "Effects of Magnetic Assembly of Nanoparticles on Polymer Nanocomposites", Proceeding of 60th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, SciTech,
  • Jingyao *Dai, Jogender Singh and Namiko Yamamoto, 2019, "Field Assisted Sintering of Nanoporous Boron Carbide with Hierarchical Microstructure", Proceeding of 60th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, SciTech,
  • Namiko Yamamoto, Jogender Singh and Jingyao *Dai, 2018, "Multi-functional Nano-porous Ceramics", Proceeding of ASC 33rd Annual Technical Conference
  • Namiko Yamamoto, Mychal P *Spencer, Shreya *Trivedi and Melissa *Rudolph, 2018, "1D-patterned Nanocomposites Structured using Oscillating Magnetic Fields", Proceeding of ASC 33rd Annual Technical Conference
  • Shreya *Trivedi, Melissa *Rudolph, James H Adair and Namiko Yamamoto, 2018, "Magnetic Structuring of Nickel-Coated Carbon Nanotubes with Diazonium Treatment for Tailorable and Bulk Nanocomposite Fabrication", Proceeding of SAMPE Conference and Exhibition
  • Jingyao *Dai, Jogender Singh and Namiko Yamamoto, 2018, "Fabrication and Characterization of Nanoporous Ceramic Composites", Proceeding of 59th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • Mychal P *Spencer, David *Gao and Namiko Yamamoto, 2018, "Scalable Manufacturing of Thermoset Nanocomposites Consisting of Ferrimagnetic Nanoparticles using Static Magnetic Fields", Proceeding of 59th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • Namiko Yamamoto, Mychal P *Spencer, David *Gao, Steven *Ceneviva and Shreya *Trivedi, 2017, "1D-Patterned Nanocomposites Structured Using Oscillating Magnetic Fields", Proceedings of 32nd American Society for Composites Technical Conference
  • Jingyao *Dai, Jogender Singh and Namiko Yamamoto, 2017, "The Effect of Nano Pore Size and Porosity on Deformation Behaviors of Anodic Aluminum Oxide Membranes", Proceedings of SAMPE Seattle 2017
  • Mychal P *Spencer, David *Gao and Namiko Yamamoto, 2017, "Experimental and Simulation Studies on Magnetic Nanoparticles Assembly for Scalable Polymer Nanocomposite Fabrication", Proceedings of 58th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, SciTech
  • Jatin *Haibat, Steven *Ceneviva, S Kwok, S Feng, Mychal P *Spencer, A Arriaga, M M Terrones, S E Mohney and Namiko Yamamoto, 2016, "Processing of Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes to Achieve Magnetic Additives for Polymer Nanocomposites", Proceedings of CARBON 2016
  • M P *Spencer and Namiko Yamamoto, 2016, "Nanoparticle Alignment using Oscillating Magnetic Fields for Scalable Nanocomposite Manufacturing", Proceedings of 57th AIAA/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, SciTech
  • Namiko Yamamoto and Harish Manohara, 2015, "Magnetically Anisotropic Nano-pillars: Micro-structuring of Nanocomposites using Oscillating Magnetic Fields", Proceedings of 20th International Conference on Composite Materials
  • Poyan Bahrami, Namiko Yamamoto, Y Chen, H Manoh andra, , 2014, "Capacitance-based Damage Detection Sensing for Aerospace Structural Composites", Proceedings of SPIE Sensors and Smart Structures Technologies for Civil, Mechanical, and Aerospace Systems
  • Namiko Yamamoto, E Gdoutos, C Dar andio, , 2013, "Engineered Thin Films with Ultra-low Thermal Expansion Coefficient for Deformable Space Structures", Proceedings of 54th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • Namiko Yamamoto, R Thevamaran, C Dar andio, , 2012, "Dynamic Behavior of Periodic Structures Consisting of Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes and Rigid Interlayer", Proceedings of 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • K Patterson, Namiko Yamamoto and S Pellegrino, 2012, "Thin Deformable Mirrors for a Reconfigurable Space Telescope", Proceedings of 53rd AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • Roberto Guzman de Villoria, S S Kessler, Namiko Yamamoto, A Miravete and B L Wardle, 2011, "Multi-Physics Nano-engineered Structural Damage Detection and De-icing"
  • Namiko Yamamoto, A Marconnet, H M Duong, K E Goodson and B L Wardle, 2011, "Non-linear Thermal Conductivity Enhancement in Nanocomposites with Aligned-CNT Implementation"
  • R Guzman de Villoria, A Miravete, Namiko Yamamoto and B L Wardle, 2011, "Enhanced Thermographic Damage Detection Enabled by Multifunctional Nano-engineered Composite Laminates", Proceedings of 52nd AIAA/ASME/ ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • Namiko Yamamoto, R Guzman de Villoria, Hulya Cebeci and B L Wardle, 2010, "Thermal and Electrical Transport in Hybrid Woven Composites Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nanotubes", Proceedings of 51st AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • S Newsome, Namiko Yamamoto, A Grindle, B Holschuh, M Ono and A Weigel, 2009, "Analysis of US Policy Options for the Future of the International Space Station", Proceedings of AIAA SPACE 2009 Conference & Exposition
  • D Bello, B L Wardle, Namiko Yamamoto, R Guzman de Villoria and M Hallock, 2009, "Exposures to Nanoscale Particles and Fibers during Handling, Processing, and Machining of Nanocomposites and Nano-engineered Composites Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nanotubes", Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Composite Materials
  • Namiko Yamamoto, S S Wicks, R Guzman de Villoria, K Ishiguro, S A Steiner and B L Wardle, 2009, "Mechanical, Thermal, and Electrical Properties of Woven Laminated Advanced Composites Containing Aligned Carbon Nanotubes", Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Composite Materials
  • K Ishiguro, R Guzman de Villoria, S S Wicks, Namiko Yamamoto and B L Wardle, 2009, "Processing and Characterization of Infusion-Processed Hybrid Composites with in Situ Grown Aligned Carbon Nanotubes", Proceedings of 50th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • Namiko Yamamoto and B L Wardle, 2008, "Thermal and Electrical Properties of Hybrid Woven Composites Reinforced with Aligned Carbon Nanotubes", Proceedings of 49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • Namiko Yamamoto, E J Garcia, A J Hart, B L War andle, , 2007, "Fabrication and Multifunctional Characterization of Hybrid Woven Composites Reinforced by Aligned Carbon Nanotubes", Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Composite Materials
  • Namiko Yamamoto, N Wicks and B L Wardle, 2007, "Twice-buckled Cermet Composite Laminates under Equibiaxial Compression", Proceedings of 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • Namiko Yamamoto, N Wicks and B L Wardle, 2005, "Wrapping and Through-thickness Poisson Effects on Composite Plate and Shell Contact Laws", Proceedings of 46th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference
  • Charis *Lin, Sebastian Niuman, Anil K Kulkarni, Jogender Singh and Namiko Yamamoto, , "Field-assisted Sintering of Nickel-based Superalloy Powder for High Temperature Hybrid Turbine Disk Applications", Proceeding of TMS 2019 148th Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Manuscripts

  • Namiko Yamamoto, , "Roles of University-Level Education", The writing project for Community Jameel

Other

  • Namiko Yamamoto, 2011, "Multi-scale Electrical and Thermal Properties of Aligned Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes and their Composites"
  • Namiko Yamamoto, 2006, "Thermomechanical Properties and Performance of Microfabricated Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (uSOFC) Structures"

Research Projects

Honors and Awards

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About

The Penn State Department of Aerospace Engineering, established in 1961 and the only aerospace engineering department in Pennsylvania, is consistently recognized as one of the top aerospace engineering departments in the nation, and is also an international leader in aerospace education, research, and engagement. Our undergraduate program is ranked 15th and our graduate programs are ranked 15th nationally by U.S. News & World Report, while one in 25 holders of a B.S. degree in aerospace engineering in the U.S. earned it from Penn State. Our students are consistently among the most highly recruited by industry, government, and graduate schools nationwide.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry. Through an innovative curriculum and world-class instruction that reflects current industry practice and embraces future trends, Penn State Aerospace Engineering graduates emerge as broadly educated, technically sound aerospace engineers who will become future leaders in a critical industry

Department of Aerospace Engineering

229 Hammond Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-2569