Nicholas Brake, Ph.D.




Selected Publications

  • Mahmud, Mohammad H., Elmahmoud, Weam, Barzegaran, M.R., Brake, Nicholas, A. (2017). Efficient Wireless Power Charging of Electric Vehicle by modifying the magnetic characteristics of the medium. DOI 10.1109/TMAG.2017.2654164, IEEE Transactions on Magnetics
  • Thang, Vul, Marshall, P., Brake, Nicholas A. (2016). Studded Bond Enhancement for SCS sandwich shells, Ocean Engineering, 32-41, 124.
  • Brake, Nicholas A., Chatti, Karim. (2016). Equivalent crack, fracture size effect, and cohesive stress zone of plain concrete under quasi-static and variable high-cycle fatigue loading, ASCE J. Civ. Eng. Mat., doi: 10.161/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001766
  • Brake, Nicholas, A., Allahdadi, Hamid., Adam, Fatih., (2016). Flexural strength and fracture size effects of pervious concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 113, 536-543
  • Brake, Nicholas A., Curry, James. (2016). The impact of a one-credit introductory engineering course on engineering self-efficacy: seminar v. project-based. In American Society of Engineering Education, New Orleans, June 26-28.
  • Brake, Nicholas A., Adam, Fatih. (2016). Integrating a 3D printer and a truss optimization project in Statics, In American Society of Engineering Education, New Orleans, June 26-28.

Education

  • Ph.D. (Civil Engineering)-Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 2012
  • M.S. (Civil Engineering)-Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 2008
  • B.S. (Civil Engineering)-Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 2005

Awards & Honors

  • Presidential Faculty Fellowship, Lamar University, 2015
  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship, Michigan State University, 2012
  • Outstanding Civil Engineering Ph.D. Student Award, Michigan State University, 2012
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Michigan State University, 2011
  • AGA Fellowship, Michigan State University, 2010
  • Engineering Scholarship, Michigan State University, 2005
  • Park-Deaver Scholarship, Michigan State University, 2003-04