Denizhan Yavas, Ph.D.

Selected Publications

  • Yavas D, Liu Q, Zhang Z, Wu D. “Design and Fabrication of Architected Multi-Material Lattices with Tunable Stiffness, Strength, and Energy Absorption. Materials & Design. 110613 (2022)
  • Zhang Z, Yavas D, Liu Q, Wu D, “Effect of Raster Pattern and Build Orientation on the Fracture Behavior of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites Fabricated by Additive Manufacturing”. Additive Manufacturing, 47, p.102204 (2021)
  • Mishra P, Yavas D, Alshehri A, Shrotriya P, Bastawros AF, Hebert KR. “Model of vacancy diffusion-assisted intergranular corrosion in low-alloy steel” Acta Materialia,117348 (2021)
  • Yavas D, Bastawros AF. “Correlating interfacial fracture toughness to surface roughness in polymer-based interfaces.” Journal of Materials Research, 1-13 (2021)
  • Yavas D, Zhang Z, Liu Q, Wu D, “Fracture behavior of 3D printed carbon fiber-reinforced polymer composites.” Composites Science and Technology, 208, p.108741 (2021) 
        See full publications list here.


  • Ph.D. Aerospace Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
  • M.S. Aerospace Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey 
  • B.S., Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering, METU, Ankara, Turkey 

Awards & Honors

  • Preeminent Postdoctoral Award, University of Central Florida 
  • Research Excellence Award Iowa State University
  • Teaching Excellence Award Iowa State University