Deformation Mechanism in Graphene Nanoplatelet Reinforced Tantalum Carbide using High Load In situ Indentation
C. Zhang, B. Boesl, L. Silverstoni, D. Sciti, A. Agarwal

Materials Science and Engineering A 674 (2016) 270-275

Oxidative Unzipping and Transformation of High Aspect Ratio Boron Nitride Nanotubes into “White Graphene Oxide” Platelets
P. Nautiyal, A. Loganathan, R. Agrawal, B. Boesl, C. Wang, A. Agarwal

Scientific Reports 6 (2016) 29498

Directionally Aligned Ultra-long Boron Nitride Nanotube Induced Strengthening in Aluminum based Sandwich Composite
P. Nautiyal, C. Rudolf, A. Loganathan, C. Zhang, B. Boesl, A. Agarwal

Advanced Engineering Materials (2016) doi:10.1002/adem.201600212

A facile approach to the synthesis of multi-walled carbon nanotube-polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) nanohybrids
S.M. Sabet, H. Mahfuz, A.C. Terentis, J. Hashemi, B. Boesl

Materials Letters 168 (2016) 9-12

In Situ Mechanical Testing Techniques for Real-time Materials Deformation Characterization
C. Rudolf, B. Boesl, A. Agarwal

JOM 68 (2015) 136-142

In situ Indentation Behavior of Bulk Graphene Nanoplatelets with Respect to Orientation
C. Rudolf, B. Boesl, A. Agarwal

Carbon 94 (2015) 872-878

DURIP: Acquisition of In Situ Nanoindenter for Studying Deformation and Damage Mechanisms in Nanocomposites and Small Scale Features
Benjamin Boesl (PI), Arvind Agarwal (Co-PI)

June 2016 – June 2017, Office of Naval Research, N00014-16-1-2604

3D Graphene Foam Reinforced Flexible Composites
Arvind Agarwal (PI), Benjamin Boesl (Co-PI)

Sept 2015 – Sept 2018, Army Research Office, W911NF-15-0458

In situ multiscale analysis of fracture mechanisms in nanocomposites
B. Boesl, G. R. Bourne, and B. V. Sankar

Composites: Part B 42 (2011) 1157–1163 [pdf]

Polymeric Nanocomposites for Tribological Applications
D.L. Burris, B. Boesl, G.R. Bourne, W.G. Sawyer

Macromol. Mater. Eng. 292 (2007) 387–402 [pdf]

Epoxy, ZnO, and PTFE Nanocomposite: Friction and Wear Optimization
N.L. McCook, B. Boesl, D.L. Burris and W.G. Sawyer

Tribology Letters 22, 3 (2006) 253-257 [pdf]